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Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    An Early Review of the New Legal Drama "Conviction"

    An Early Review of the New Legal Drama "Conviction"
    Tim Goodman reviews the new ABC legal drama Conviction for The Hollywood Reporter. For him  this law procedural is derivative and repetitive. So, he finds it a trial. It lacks appeal. He judges it deficient. In brief, he dislikes it. Oh,…
  • Sep 28

    Bandes @BandesSusan on What Executioners Can and Cannot Teach Us About the Death Penalty

    Bandes @BandesSusan on What Executioners Can and Cannot Teach Us About the Death Penalty
    Susan A. Bandes, DePaul University College of Law, is publishing What Executioners Can -- And Cannot -- Teach Us About the Death Penalty in volume 35 of Criminal Justice Ethics (2016). Here is the abstract. Executioners and others who come…
  • Sep 28

    Edwards on The Humanities in the Law School Curriculum

    Edwards on The Humanities in the Law School Curriculum
    Linda H. Edwards, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Law, is publishing The Humanities in the Law School Curriculum: Courtship and Consummation in volume 21 of the Wake Forest Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. Today the…
Rank this Week: 655

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Vann H. Slatter, Esq., APLC.

http://www.losangelesinjurylawyer.net/
  • Sep 28

    How Much Is My Motorcycle Accident Claim Worth?

    How Much Is My Motorcycle Accident Claim Worth?
    Every day, motorcyclists are injured by negligent drivers. This is especially true in busy metropolitan cities such as Los Angeles. If you or someone you know is injured in a motorcycle collision, how do you know how much your case…
  • Sep 16

    What Should I Know If I Am Injured By A Third Party While A Guest At A Hotel?

    What Should I Know If I Am Injured By A Third Party While A Guest At A Hotel?
    All too often these days, hotel guests are hurt by the criminal acts of another person. Assault, battery, and sexual assault are just a few of the criminal acts that good people often suffer at the hands of another. This is…
  • Sep 7

    What Do I Need To Know If I Am Injured By The Criminal Acts Of A Third Party On A Business Owner’s Property?

    What Do I Need To Know If I Am Injured By The Criminal Acts Of A Third Party On A Business Owner’s Property?
    In this article, we discuss if and when a business property owner is liable for the criminal acts of a third party on their property, and what you should do if you are injured by the criminal acts of a third party while on the property owned…
Rank this Week: 900

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer…

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers liability, accident, malpractice, and insurance topics. By The Fine Law Firm.

http://www.newmexicoinjury.com/
  • Sep 28

    State Supreme Court Affirms Verdict for Defendant in Car Accident Case

    State Supreme Court Affirms Verdict for Defendant in Car Accident Case
    The Alaska Supreme Court recently rejected a plaintiff’s challenge to a jury’s verdict in a personal injury case that had denied the plaintiff relief and found the defendant was not operating his vehicle negligently when…
  • Sep 21

    State Supreme Court Awards Nearly $4 Million Verdict in Liposuction Lawsuit

    State Supreme Court Awards Nearly $4 Million Verdict in Liposuction Lawsuit
    The Supreme Court of Idaho recently released an opinion that affirmed a jury’s award of nearly $4 million to a plaintiff, based upon allegations that his wife’s death was caused by a liposuction procedure that was negligently…
  • Sep 21

    State Supreme Court Awards Nearly $4 Million Verdict in Liposuction Lawsuit

    State Supreme Court Awards Nearly $4 Million Verdict in Liposuction Lawsuit
    The Supreme Court of Idaho recently released an opinion that affirmed a jury’s award of nearly $4 million to a plaintiff, based upon allegations that his wife’s death was caused by a liposuction procedure that was negligently…
Rank this Week: 989

The Law Offices of Gordon P.…

The Law Offices of Gordon P. Firemark

Covers art, entertainment law, film finance and intellectual property.

http://firemark.com
  • Sep 28

    Is copyright getting tougher? – Episode 78

    Is copyright getting tougher? – Episode 78
      The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located…
  • Sep 15

    What to do about an Agent who isn’t Paying – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

    What to do about an Agent who isn’t Paying – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered
    AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: http://firemark.com What could you do if your agent is taking too long to get you your money after they’ve been paid. Hi, I’m Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I help you take your career…
  • Sep 9

    Trademark for Album Titles – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

    Trademark for Album Titles – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered
    AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: http://firemark.com Should you register a trademark for your album title? Hi, I’m attorney Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer your entertainment law questions, to help you take your career…
Rank this Week: 436

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Met lays off 34 employee

    Met lays off 34 employee
    Story here.
  • Sep 27

    Michael Rushton on whether museums should provide free admission

    Michael Rushton on whether museums should provide free admission
    Self-recommending (even without the interesting detour into deaccessioning).
  • Sep 22

    "Are museums for sale?"

    "Are museums for sale?"
    A big thank you to the Art, Cultural Institutions and Heritage Law Committee of the International Bar Association for including me as a panelist in yesterday's session:  Are museums for sale? The role of the private collector and…
Rank this Week: 631

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog…

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog by Texas Defense Attorneys

Covers federal and state criminal law issues that come up during police stops all the way through sentencing. By Varghese Summersett PLLC.

https://versustexas.com/blog
  • Sep 28

    Warrants for Possible Future Crimes: The Use of Anticipatory Search Warrant

    Warrants for Possible Future Crimes: The Use of Anticipatory Search Warrant
    What is an Anticipatory Search Warrant? Typically search warrants issue under the Fourth Amendment when a magistrate or district judge finds probable cause to believe that a residence, safety deposit box, vehicle, or some other vessel…
  • Sep 23

    Courtroom Etiquette 101: The Do’s and Don’t of the Courtroom

    Courtroom Etiquette 101: The Do’s and Don’t of the Courtroom
    Courtroom Etiquette: Check Electronics, E-Cigs, and Emotions at Door For one reason or another, just about everyone will enter a criminal courtroom at some point in their lives. Whether you’re a defendant, a potential juror, or a…
  • Sep 21

    How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Can Lead to Massive Sentence

    How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Can Lead to Massive Sentence
    Federal Drug Attorney Explains How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Lead to High Sentences The United States Sentencing Guidelines are the most significant factor impacting the lives of individuals convicted of federal crimes. Many…
Rank this Week: 964

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.
    Diana Westrick, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group If you have happened upon your browser’s home screen, Facebook, Twitter, or any news outlet, you have already been bombarded with the news that Angelina Jolie has filed for…
  • Sep 28

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.
    Diana Westrick, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group If you have happened upon your browser’s home screen, Facebook, Twitter, or any news outlet, you have already been bombarded with the news that Angelina Jolie has filed for…
  • Sep 23

    Temporary or Permanent Orders in North Carolina Child Custody Cases – King v. King

    Temporary or Permanent Orders in North Carolina Child Custody Cases – King v. King
    In any divorce, custody cases can be extremely complicated. While we want to believe that most parents can amicably work out an agreement that is best for the children, the reality is that there are often long and drawn-out custody battles…
Rank this Week: 547

Kluwer Patent Blog

Kluwer Patent Blog

Provides information and news on European patent law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwerpatentblog.com
Rank this Week: 932

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By The Law Office of Eric Beasley.

http://www.tennesseeinjurylawyer.net/
  • Sep 28

    Tennessee Courts Recognize Duty of Property Owners to Protect Volunteer

    Tennessee Courts Recognize Duty of Property Owners to Protect Volunteer
    Central to every negligence claim in Tennessee is the requirement that a defendant actually owe a duty to a plaintiff.  The question of whether one owes a duty to another party often turns on the relationship between the two parties. For…
  • Sep 21

    Sixth Circuit Denies Negligence Claim for Lack of Physical Injury

    Sixth Circuit Denies Negligence Claim for Lack of Physical Injury
    When considering the elements of a negligence claim, personal injury attorneys often focus on whether a duty can be established, or whether causation can be shown.  Many times, the existence of an injury may be presumed, since, without…
  • Sep 14

    Foreseeability As a Question of Fact in Tennessee Court

    Foreseeability As a Question of Fact in Tennessee Court
    One of the more complicated aspects of a negligence claim is the determination of whether the injury was a foreseeable one and, if so, whether the foreseeability of such risks outweighed the cost incurred by the defendant in attempting to…
Rank this Week: 922

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Sep 28

    $70,000 Settlement For An Injured Passenger

    $70,000 Settlement For An Injured Passenger
    Recently, two individuals were traveling westbound on Palatine Road, when another car attempting to make a right-hand turn, improperly pulled into the road and struck them. This collision forced their car into oncoming traffic where it was…
  • Sep 27

    Can I Collect Injury Compensation Beyond The Insurance Policy Limits In Illinois?

    Can I Collect Injury Compensation Beyond The Insurance Policy Limits In Illinois?
    When you have been hurt in an accident, one of the biggest obstacles you may come upon against in your effort to recover damages is an insurance policy limit. Many drivers only purchase the minimum amount of auto insurance required by…
  • Sep 22

    Will Uninsured Motorist Coverage Apply To A Hit and Run Accident in Illinoi

    Will Uninsured Motorist Coverage Apply To A Hit and Run Accident in Illinoi
    Car accidents are all terrible and inconvenient, but a hit and run may be one of the worst types of car collisions. Someone damages your vehicle, possibly injuring you, and then drives away leaving you with all of the consequences. In other…
Rank this Week: 654

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

Covers personal injury and the firm's involvement in the Bakersfield and Kern County community. By the Chain | Cohn | Stiles law firm.

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 799

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    The Necessity Defense in Massachusett

    The Necessity Defense in Massachusett
    In certain, limited circumstances, the harm caused by an individual’s criminal conduct could be  outweighed by the harm that would come with compliance with the law. In such circumstances, which are rare, the necessity defense…
  • Sep 15

    In Massachusetts, Drugged Driving is Outpacing Drunk Driving

    In Massachusetts, Drugged Driving is Outpacing Drunk Driving
    Many people in Massachusetts fail to recognize that driving under the influence of drugs or drugged driving is just as bad as driving under the influence of alcohol, and both are illegal. Drugged driving is rapidly becoming a more frequent…
  • Aug 30

    Blood Sample Tests in DUI Case

    Blood Sample Tests in DUI Case
    When Massachusetts law enforcement officers suspect that you are driving under the influence, they are permitted to request you to submit to chemical testing under M.G.L. Chapter 90, Section 24. The chemical testing could include a…
Rank this Week: 944

Louisiana Insurance & Injury…

Louisiana Insurance & Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance law, workers compensation and injury law. By Lavis Law Firm.

https://www.lavislaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 896

The Ag Docket

The Ag Docket

Offers a perspective on current agricultural law issues. By the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation at Iowa State University.

http://www.calt.iastate.edu/blogpost
  • Sep 28

    Wind Agreement Provision Trips up Sale of Farmland

    Wind Agreement Provision Trips up Sale of Farmland
    A case from the Iowa Court of Appeals today highlights a little provision in an Iowa wind energy agreement that may have killed a contract for the sale of farmland.  This case should remind anyone negotiating a wind energy agreement to…
  • Sep 27

    Federal Appeals Court Vacates OSHA Fertilizer Safety Guidance

    Federal Appeals Court Vacates OSHA Fertilizer Safety Guidance
    Last Friday, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia vacated guidance from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The guidance, which was issued in the form of a 2015 Memorandum, required farm supply…
  • Sep 15

    Iowa Court of Appeals Grants Sister the Home Place

    Iowa Court of Appeals Grants Sister the Home Place
    We’ve discussed in past articles the difficulties that can arise when parents leave farmland to their children as tenants in common. Several sibling may wish to sell, others may wish to keep the land in the family. This type of…
Rank this Week: 416

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    US v. Zhou, No. 14-50288 (9-27-16)(Graber…

    US v. Zhou, No. 14-50288 (9-27-16)(Graber w/Silverman; concurrence by Graber; dissent by Tashima).  The 9th affirmed restitution for fraud victims of a Target store in Colorado, although he only pled to the conviction covering fraud at…
  • Sep 25

    Case o' The Week: Gov't Gobbles Second Bite of Argument Apple - Williams and Reasonable Suspicion for Searche

    Case o' The Week: Gov't Gobbles Second Bite of Argument Apple - Williams and Reasonable Suspicion for Searche
     Q: What’s does one call a government argument, raised for the first time on appeal?  A: Waived. “More precise.”   United States v. Williams, 2016 WL 5030343 (9thCir. Sept. 20, 2016), decision available…
  • Sep 22

    US v. Williams, No. 15-10008…

    US v. Williams, No. 15-10008 (9-20-16)(Wallace w/Kozinski & Whaley, Sr. D.J.). The 9th reversed the suppression of a search of crack cocaine and a firearm.  The 9th held that the officers had reasonable suspicion of the defendant…
Rank this Week: 606

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    WHERE THE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES STAND ON THE ESTATE TAX!

    WHERE THE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES STAND ON THE ESTATE TAX!
    Both presidential candidates have proposed changes to the estate tax regime. Mr. Trump calls for a total repeal of the Federal estate tax. No matter how much wealth you accumulate during your life, under Mr. Trump’s plan, there will…
  • Sep 26

    HILLARY CLINTON PROPOSES 65% TOP RATE FOR ESTATE TAX

    HILLARY CLINTON PROPOSES 65% TOP RATE FOR ESTATE TAX
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton would levy a 65% tax on the largest estates and make it harder for wealthy people to pass appreciated assets to their heirs without paying taxes, expanding the list of tax increases she would…
  • Sep 15

    IRS DENIES RETROACTIVE STATE COURT REFORMATION OF RETIREMENT ACCOUNT BENEFICIARY

    IRS DENIES RETROACTIVE STATE COURT REFORMATION OF RETIREMENT ACCOUNT BENEFICIARY
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can easily take away what any state court giveth. Under the case facts, the decedent maintained 2 IRAs prior to his death. The IRAs listed his revocable trust as the death beneficiary. The trust qualified as…
Rank this Week: 829

Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers trucking accident news, safety issues, and legislative updates. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandtruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Determining Whether Liability Exists in Truck Accidents with No Known Cause

    Determining Whether Liability Exists in Truck Accidents with No Known Cause
    All truck accidents are different. Some are straightforward accidents in which a driver’s fault is apparent. However, other accidents present a more difficult task when it comes to determining who was at fault, or what happened in…
  • Sep 21

    Court Interprets “Good Samaritan Law” Broadly in Truck Accident Case

    Court Interprets “Good Samaritan Law” Broadly in Truck Accident Case
    Earlier this month, an appellate court in Ohio issued a written opinion dealing with that state’s “Good Samaritan Law.” In the case of Carter v. Reese, the court interpreted the law broadly, including anyone who…
  • Sep 14

    SUV Driver Injured When Tractor-Trailer Attempts Illegal Turn

    SUV Driver Injured When Tractor-Trailer Attempts Illegal Turn
    According to a recent article, a driver was severely injured on a highway in Maine last month in an accident involving a tractor-trailer. The injured driver was driving behind the tractor-trailer in an SUV when the truck unexpectedly slowed…
Rank this Week: 873

South Carolina Personal Injury Law…

South Carolina Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Patrick E. Knie.

http://www.southcarolinapersonalinjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 480

HealthLaw Offices Blog

HealthLaw Offices Blog

Features news items related to health care regulatory developments and other information of interest to health law attorneys and health care providers. By Fehn, Robichaud and Colagiovanni, PLLC d/b/a HealthLaw Offices.

http://www.healthlawoffices.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 768

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 721

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers cerebral palsy, crib death, Erb's palsy and other forms of birth injuries. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Medical Errors Caused Childbirth Injury – Mother Files Lawsuit

    Medical Errors Caused Childbirth Injury – Mother Files Lawsuit
    Medical mistakes are never easy to deal with, but when they involve a newborn baby the situation is devastating. Parents are full of joy, expecting to bring home a beautiful new perfect infant. When a mistake at birth causes an injury, the…
  • Sep 21

    Birth Injuries Due to Forceps Assisted Deliverie

    Birth Injuries Due to Forceps Assisted Deliverie
    One of the most devastating things that can happen to a parent is to learn that their newborn baby was injured during labor or delivery. According to the CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, birth injuries happen to about 1 to 2…
  • Sep 14

    Injuries to Mothers during Labor and Delivery

    Injuries to Mothers during Labor and Delivery
    It is not only infants that can be injured during the birth process. Mothers can also experience injuries, some of which may be very serious. In some cases the mother may die. Injuries are often preventable and could be caused by mistakes…
Rank this Week: 976

Social Security Disability Lawyer…

Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance law. By Law Offices of Russell J. Goldsmith.

http://www.socialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 489

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    SUFFOLK SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE MITCHELL KAPLAN DELIVERS JUDGEMENT IN MURDER TRIAL

    SUFFOLK SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE MITCHELL KAPLAN DELIVERS JUDGEMENT IN MURDER TRIAL
    The judge’s comments were on the money and everyone should recognize it. Not knowing it could end your life one way or another. The judge is Suffolk Superior Court Judge Mitchell H. Kaplan. He just presided over a murder trial. The case…
  • Sep 27

    MASSACHUSETTS JUVENILES AND ADULT ARE ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH STOUGHTON CVS SHOOTING

    MASSACHUSETTS JUVENILES AND ADULT ARE ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH STOUGHTON CVS SHOOTING
    Usually, a stroll to the local CVS Pharmacy is something that you can assume will be non-eventful. Not in Stoughton. Not last week. Last week, three kids allegedly entered a Stoughton CVS, had words with another teen and then shot him.…
  • Sep 22

    SJC RULES THAT RUNNING FROM BOSTON POLICE DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE GUILT

    SJC RULES THAT RUNNING FROM BOSTON POLICE DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE GUILT
    In Twelve Step programs, one of the steps to recovery is to “make amends” to people you have wronged. Well, while I am not involved in such a program at present, I do owe you, my readers, an amends. I left you hanging during the…
Rank this Week: 346

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 27

    T610/11 : l'erreur ne vient pas du mandataire

    T610/11 : l'erreur ne vient pas du mandataire
    Trois semaines après la convocation pour la procédure orale, prévue pour le 8 juillet dernier, le mandataire de la demanderesse avait envoyé un courrier dans lequel il retirait le recours et annonçait qu'il…
  • Sep 25

    La fin des tomate

    La fin des tomate
    Après 2 décisions de la Grande Chambre, et 3 décisions de la Chambre 3.3.04, la saga "tomates" est sur le point de se terminer. Le brevet EP1211926, déposé en 2000, portait sur la production de tomates…
  • Sep 22

    T1377/15 : recours contre une notification selon la règle 71(3) CBE

    T1377/15 : recours contre une notification selon la règle 71(3) CBE
    La division d'examen, étant d'avis que la requête subsidiaire 1 satisfaisait les exigences de la CBE, avait envoyé une notification selon la règle 71(3) CBE accompagnée d'une annexe (formulaire 2906)…
Rank this Week: 567

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

Labor-employment law and workplace issues in Puerto Rico. By Robert A. Fleming.

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Sep 27

    Negociado de Desempleo atenta contra empresa

    Negociado de Desempleo atenta contra empresa
    ¿Qué pasa en el Negociado de Seguridad en el Empleo de Puerto Rico, también conocido como el Desempleo? Muchos patronos se quejan del proceso en el Negociado; que es una farsa y muy improbable ganar un caso. No es que los…
  • Sep 25

    Suprema confusion con clausula de no competir

    Suprema confusion con clausula de no competir
    El Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico recientemente intervino en una controversia sobre una clausula de no competir.  Aunque  las expresiones vertidas en el caso no cambian el derecho actual en cuanto a una clausula…
  • Aug 21

    Periodo Probatorio de un Año: Realidad o Fantasía

    Periodo Probatorio de un Año: Realidad o Fantasía
    España adoptó hace unos años la llamada ley de ‘apoyo a los emprendedores’ , número  3/2012,  que le permite a un patrono contratar trabajadores mediante contrato un de empleo con un…
Rank this Week: 666

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 27

    Islam & Muslims in the United States: A Select Bibliography

    Islam & Muslims in the United States: A Select Bibliography
    Islamic Cultural Center of New YorkPlease see the bibliography posted here.
  • Sep 25

    Islamic Ethics: a very select bibliography

    Islamic Ethics: a very select bibliography
    Here is a very select list of titles, in English, on “Islamic ethics.” Of course ethics in Islam cannot be discussed without — at the very least — a corresponding knowledge of Islamic theology and jurisprudence. Still,…
  • Sep 14

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

    The Movement for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice
    Elizabeth Catlett, Black Unity (1968)At the blogof the African American Intellectual History Society, Clarence Lang explains why“[f]raming symbols and discourses—rendered in the form of images, platforms and demands—are the…
Rank this Week: 855

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Sep 27

    Trigger-Happy Warning

    Trigger-Happy Warning
    An article on Heatstreet—HeatStreet? Heat Street? I’d really like to get this right. I don’t want anyone upset. It’s upsetting me that I might be unable to un-upset others—anyway, this article posted on a website…
  • Sep 26

    World-Wide Pariah

    World-Wide Pariah
    In this post, I’m going to talk a little bit about sex offenders. I’m not going to ask you to like them. I’m not going to ask you to feel sorry for them. You can continue to think of them as the vilest forms of human beings…
  • Sep 22

    A Culture of Lie

    A Culture of Lie
    This may seem—especially to anyone who knows my views, and read the headline—like it’s going to be a post about cops. I suppose, mostly, it is. But it’s really a post about all of us. It’s a post about the fact…
Rank this Week: 878

Shrager, Spivey & Sachs Legal…

Shrager, Spivey & Sachs Legal Blog

Covers complex personal injuries.

http://www.shragerlaw.com/Blog.aspx
Rank this Week: 486

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Sep 27

    Apple Seeks Patent for iBag

    Apple Seeks Patent for iBag
    "A paper bag is disclosed."        Related StoriesU.S. Patent No. 269,766: Do You Feel Lucky, Varmint? 
  • Sep 23

    2016 Ig Nobel Prizes Awarded

    2016 Ig Nobel Prizes Awarded
    At least two and possibly three of the prizes were given out for research that has some relevance for the legal system (among other things).        Related StoriesPraying Mantis Species Named After…
  • Sep 21

    Rectal Smuggler Won’t Know Doody’s Position Until November

    Rectal Smuggler Won’t Know Doody’s Position Until November
    I'm a grown man, but I'm also on vacation.        Related StoriesDefendant Votes on His Own IndictmentJudge Challenges Defendant to Knit Her Way Out of JailIs It Illegal to Make Your Spouse Ride on the…
Rank this Week: 780

The Reverse Merger & SPAC Blog

The Reverse Merger & SPAC Blog

Covers reverse mergers, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), and other alternatives to initial public offerings (IPOs). By David Feldman.

http://www.reversemergerblog.com/
  • Sep 27

    How Much Should I Pay as a Retainer Fee?

    How Much Should I Pay as a Retainer Fee?
    In any business consulting arrangement, the consultant is going to require the consultee for some type of upfront money for performance. How much is paid is typically arbitrary and almost always negotiable. The question is, how much should…
  • Sep 18

    How to Find Accredited Investor

    How to Find Accredited Investor
    Despite much of the buzz surrounding Jobs Acts 1 and 2, I’m suspicious of things actually changing much. The risk of allowing general solicitation and “crowdfunding” investments is still high, regardless of what the law says…
  • Sep 11

    Capital Returns vs. Capital Appreciation

    Capital Returns vs. Capital Appreciation
    Seemingly conflicted investment philosophies abound. The goals of the individual and institutional investor alike will drive the way we see stocks and their relative value. There are two ways to look at a stock. Long term investors are…
Rank this Week: 973

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Sep 27

    FBI’s “End Justifies the Means’ Mentality Generating Increased Judicial Scrutiny

    FBI’s “End Justifies the Means’ Mentality Generating Increased Judicial Scrutiny
    The FBI has a sordid history of being cavalier about the Constitutional protections guaranteed the people of this country, a reputation that lingers since the days of J. Edgar Hoover. This famed “crime-fighter” believed a…
  • Sep 27

    Effects of Embezzlement Justification for Serious Penaltie

    Effects of Embezzlement Justification for Serious Penaltie
    The U.S. Sentencing Commission is an independent agency in federal judicial branch of government.  Established by Congress in 1984, the Commission’s primary purpose is “to establish sentencing policies and practices for the…
  • Sep 22

    15 Dallas Women Accused of Running Brothel

    15 Dallas Women Accused of Running Brothel
    Secret Dallas is a website that offers a “collection of links to the interesting and unusual Dallas entertainment and attractions that few visitors ever see during a typical visit.”   In effect, the website is a internet tour…
Rank this Week: 992

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Sep 27

    Are Consumer Protection Regulations Harming the Middle Class?

    Are Consumer Protection Regulations Harming the Middle Class?
    A new paper by Franceso D'Acunto and Albert Rossi, both at the University of Maryland's Department of Finance, contends that the Dodd-Frank Act resulted in "a substantial redistribution of credit from middle-class households to wealthy…
  • Sep 26

    Premier Cru American Express Billing Disputes and the Deceptive Nature of TILA Section 170

    Premier Cru American Express Billing Disputes and the Deceptive Nature of TILA Section 170
    I'm not an oenophile. But some folks are, and some of them spend very large amounts of money on wine, even without knowing how it tastes. Not surprisingly, this is a market vulnerable to fraud. One fraud varietal is simply...
  • Sep 24

    Venezuela

    Venezuela
    John Dizard has a useful, and clearly written, piece on the lay of the land in this morning's FT. What puzzles me is why PDVSA, the national oil company, has not done a UK scheme of arrangement or a US...
Rank this Week: 687

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/
  • Sep 27

    Be Careful Buying Toys for your Children

    Be Careful Buying Toys for your Children
    Christmas is quickly approaching us! If you have kids, they are perhaps in the midst of preparing their detailed wish list. What do these wish lists normally include? That is right, toys, toys and more toys. As a parent, it is very important…
  • Sep 21

    Football Season and Injurie

    Football Season and Injurie
    Football season is finally here! Football is perhaps the most popular sport in the world with over 240 million registered players. To many, this is an exciting time of the year. However exciting, the high-impact sport of football brings…
  • Sep 12

    Gym Injury and Illinois’ Premises Liability Classification

    Gym Injury and Illinois’ Premises Liability Classification
    As with most of us, you probably want to look and feel healthy; you probably also want to look fit. Exercising in a gym becomes essential in such a pursuit. Yet, this does not come free of risks. For example, if you are an avid gym goer, then…
Rank this Week: 354

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 366

Kentucky Tort and Insurance Law…

Kentucky Tort and Insurance Law Blog

Features commentary on recent tort and insurance developments in Kentucky. By Edward Brutscher.

http://kytortjournal.com
  • Sep 27

    Businesses are Responsible for Injuries from Misusing Caution Sign

    Businesses are Responsible for Injuries from Misusing Caution Sign
     Kentucky Accident Information has a new post discussing how businesses are still responsible for injuries when they misuse or overuse yellow caution signs to warn of dangers on their property.  The article discusses not only the…
  • Sep 19

    Insurer Can’t Use Medical Review to Deny No Fault Benefits.

    Insurer Can’t Use Medical Review to Deny No Fault Benefits.
    The Court of Appeals recently decided Houchens v. GEICO, a case that questioned whether a reparations obligor in Kentucky is entitled to utilize “paper reviews,” which are not tendered to nor reviewed by a court, as the…
  • Sep 7

    Court of Appeals Clarifies Law Regarding Apportionment for Third Party Defendants.

    Court of Appeals Clarifies Law Regarding Apportionment for Third Party Defendants.
    The Kentucky Court of Appeals recently published two cases dealing with apportionment involving third-party defendants that are of interest.   In the case of Memorial Sports Complex, LLC v. McCormick, et al., the Court was required to…
Rank this Week: 763

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

Covers land use, environmental, and real estate law in California.

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 568

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

South Florida Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cohn & Smith, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 853

ISU CALT Articles

ISU CALT Articles

Covers key issues in agricultural law and taxation, including federal and state legal opinions and critical legislative developments. From Iowa State University's Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation.

http://www.calt.iastate.edu/article
  • Sep 27

    Syngenta Producer Class Certification Granted

    Syngenta Producer Class Certification Granted
    Overview The Syngenta litigation reached a crucial milestone on September 26, 2016, when U.S. District Judge John W. Lungstrum issued an order certifying a nationwide class and eight statewide classes of producer plaintiffs in the…
  • Sep 16

    Iowa Supreme Court Considers DMWW Common Law Claim

    Iowa Supreme Court Considers DMWW Common Law Claim
      The Iowa Supreme Court heard oral arguments on September 14, 2016, regarding the common law claims set forth in the Des Moines Water Works complaint. The Court will now consider whether the lawsuit’s claims seeking money damages…
  • Aug 31

    Rural Premises Liability in Iowa: A Legal Review

    Rural Premises Liability in Iowa: A Legal Review
      Overview Owning property is richly rewarding. It can also be fraught with liability. This fact sheet provides a general overview of several key legal issues that owners and occupiers of rural property in Iowa should understand. It is…
Rank this Week: 644

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cecere Santana, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 597

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

Covers California litigation issues, including product liability, busines litigation, Proposition 65, Unfair Competition Law, and employment litigation. By Bruce Nye.

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
  • Sep 27

    The New Proposition 65 Warning Regulations Part 3

    The New Proposition 65 Warning Regulations Part 3
    In our last post, we looked at the new, general regulations for consumer product warnings under Proposition 65. There are also new warning regulations for specific types of product, and we start looking at them today. Product-Specific Warning…
  • Sep 20

    The New Proposition 65 Warning Regulations Part 2

    The New Proposition 65 Warning Regulations Part 2
    In our last post, we gave a summary of some of the changes to OEHHA's regulations setting out requirements for Proposition 65 warnings that will be deemed "clear and reasonable." Today, we look at the new provisions which generally apply...
  • Sep 16

    New Proposition 65 Warning Regulations, Part 1

    New Proposition 65 Warning Regulations, Part 1
    For many years, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment ("OEHHA"), the lead agency for Proposition 65, has had enabling regulations intended to provide "safe harbor" warnings, that would be automatically deemed "clear and…
Rank this Week: 806

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 367

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Sep 27

    Pedestrian Safety in the City – Are You at Risk for Injury?

    Pedestrian Safety in the City – Are You at Risk for Injury?
    Fighting for Pedestrian Safety in Chicago In busy cities like Chicago, accidents that result in injured pedestrians are a common reality, and are extremely unfortunate. In some cases, the pedestrian is killed or suffers from long-term…
  • Sep 23

    Knowing Your Auto Insurance Policy Could Help After an Accident

    Knowing Your Auto Insurance Policy Could Help After an Accident
    Chicago Attorneys Assisting with Insurance Claims There are an estimated five million motor accidents that occur each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If you are involved in an accident,…
  • Sep 20

    Proving Your Truck Accident Case Using Data from the Black Box

    Proving Your Truck Accident Case Using Data from the Black Box
    Serving Victims of Truck Accidents in the Chicago Area According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, out of the 411,000 reported crashes involving large commercial vehicles in 2014, there were…
Rank this Week: 391

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Tenant penalties for breaching tenancy rules – smoking

    Tenant penalties for breaching tenancy rules – smoking
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: This is the second post looking at the ten most common tenancy agreement breaches by tenants, as identified by Direct Line in their survey, which I discussed in the introduction to this series. The Direct…
  • Sep 25

    An Interview with Ben Beadle of TDS

    An Interview with Ben Beadle of TDS
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Ben Beadle is the Director of Customer Relations at TDS. I had interviewed him a couple of years ago where we had technical problems so I was very glad when this interview went through without a hitch! I…
  • Sep 25

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 19 September

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 19 September
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: I did a very enjoyable webinar with Ben Beadle of TDS on Thursday (which will be published, probably tomorrow – it is already live on the Landlord Law Podcast on iTunes). We had loads of questions,…
Rank this Week: 825

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Sep 26

    Mass Torts with a Consumer Class Action Garnish

    Mass Torts with a Consumer Class Action Garnish
    Somehow I missed Alison Frankel's report on a consumer class action in Texas spurred by solicitations to join a mass tort. Here is the report:…
  • Sep 18

    Bradt and Rave on The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation

    Bradt and Rave on The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation
    Professors Andrew Bradt (UC Berkeley Law) and D. Theodore Rave (U. Houston Law) have posted to SSRN their article, The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation, Cal. L. Rev. (forthcoming). Here is the abstract: In…
  • Sep 2

    Inside the Agency Class Action

    Inside the Agency Class Action
    Adam Zimmerman of Loyola and Michael Sant'Ambrogio of Michigan State have just posted on SSRN a draft of their new article, Inside the Agency Class Action, forthcoming in the Yale Law Journal. Here is the abstract: Federal agencies in the...
Rank this Week: 405

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Sep 26

    Car Defect Liability: When is a manufacturer liable?

    Car Defect Liability: When is a manufacturer liable?
    When a vehicle defect endangers motorists or limits the proper operation of a car, manufacturers may issue recalls to protect consumers. However, in many cases, these defects cause accidents long before the designer or manufacturer takes…
  • Sep 26

    How to Safely Drive in the Rain

    How to Safely Drive in the Rain
    Wet roads and poor visibility can greatly increase your risk of a crash. In fact, according to AAA, wet roads contribute to as many as 1.2 million traffic accidents each year. Poor weather conditions make it more difficult for drivers to…
  • Sep 26

    How Social Media Can Ruin Your Personal Injury Claim

    How Social Media Can Ruin Your Personal Injury Claim
    You are probably well aware that employers and college admissions boards check your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media sites as a routine part of the hiring or admissions process, and what they find can have a significant…
Rank this Week: 744