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Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Feb 23

    Fitbit, Inc. v. AliphCom (N.D. Cal. 2017)

    Fitbit, Inc. v. AliphCom (N.D. Cal. 2017)
    Software Patent Directed to Pairing Activity Trackers to a Device Considered Patent-Eligible By Joseph Herndon -- In the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (San Jose Division), Fitbit, Inc., sued Aliphcom (d/b/a…
  • Feb 22

    Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. (2017)

    Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. (2017)
    By Donald Zuhn -- Earlier today, in Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp., the Supreme Court reversed a determination by the Federal Circuit that there are circumstances in which a party may be liable under § 271(f)(1) for supplying…
  • Feb 20

    Guest Post -- The Emergent Microbiome: A Revolution for the Life Sciences -- Part X, The Big Data Component

    Guest Post -- The Emergent Microbiome: A Revolution for the Life Sciences -- Part X, The Big Data Component
    By Nicholas Vincent* and Anthony D. Sabatelli** -- Research into the human microbiome has resulted in such unprecedented amounts of data that challenges related to both interpretation and management have emerged. Somewhat paradoxically,…
Rank this Week: 541

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm.

http://www.angelreyesblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Scammers Throw Themselves In Front of Cars and Demand Money!

    Scammers Throw Themselves In Front of Cars and Demand Money!
    The scam may be as old as the automobile itself: A fraudster throws himself in front of a vehicle and demands that the driver pay for his self-inflicted (or nonexistent) injuries. But in an age of ever-present cameras, it’s getting a…
  • Feb 21

    The Dangers of Purchasing a Salvage Title Vehicle

    The Dangers of Purchasing a Salvage Title Vehicle
    If the term “salvage title” stops you in your tracks, you’re not off base. Salvage title cars attract some buyers because they’re priced significantly below market. They might seem like a bargain, but ultimately they…
  • Feb 14

    8 SUVs With the Highest Safety Score

    8 SUVs With the Highest Safety Score
    What are the safest SUV’s? Millions of Americans drive vehicles like these, and families are dependent on the vehicles to keep them safe in the event of a crash. For many new SUV buyers, no characteristic is more important than safety.…
Rank this Week: 632

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Feb 23

    Suing For Work-Related Injury Damage

    Suing For Work-Related Injury Damage
    In most work injury cases, including those stemming from Florida construction accidents, workers can expect to have a single remedy against their employer: Workers’ compensation. The workers’ compensation law is a trade-off of…
  • Feb 20

    Bicycle Accident Results in $38 Million Verdict Against Valet Company

    Bicycle Accident Results in $38 Million Verdict Against Valet Company
    A valet company that did nothing to stop its drivers from cutting through alleys, barreling illegally across lanes of traffic and engaging in other reckless actions will pay $38 million to the bicyclist who was seriously injured by one of its…
  • Feb 19

    $7.5 Million Awarded for E. Coli Infection Suffered by Child at Petting Zoo

    $7.5 Million Awarded for E. Coli Infection Suffered by Child at Petting Zoo
    Three children became violently ill after visiting a petting zoo at a pumpkin farm in Minnesota. Now, one of those children has been awarded $7.5 million after her family sued the company. The exposure she suffered to the deadly E. coli…
Rank this Week: 979

The Legal Chronicle

The Legal Chronicle

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

https://www.legal-chronicle.com/
  • Feb 23

    Was This Preventable? Montrez Buchanan Injured in Murfreesboro Apartment Shooting

    Was This Preventable? Montrez Buchanan Injured in Murfreesboro Apartment Shooting
    Could This Murfreesboro Apartment Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News Montrez Buchanan was reportedly shot and injured after interrupting a vehicle break-in outside the Tremont apartment complex in Murfreesboro…
  • Feb 22

    Negligent Security? James Grant Killed in Columbia, SC Apartment Shooting

    Negligent Security? James Grant Killed in Columbia, SC Apartment Shooting
    Could This Fatal Columbia, SC Apartment Shooting Have Been Deterred? Local News 30-year-old James Grant was reportedly shot and killed outside the Colony Apartments in Columbia Friday evening, February 17, 2017. According to WLTX 19…
  • Feb 22

    Security Failure? Sean Sanders Shot, Robbed Outside Garner Apartment

    Security Failure? Sean Sanders Shot, Robbed Outside Garner Apartment
    Could a Security Lapse Have Contributed to this Garner Apartment Shooting? Local News 47-year-old Sean Sanders was reportedly shot and robbed in the parking lot of the Lenoxplace at Garner Station apartment complex Tuesday morning, February…
Rank this Week: 918

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Feb 23

    Fossil Fuel Hero Story

    Fossil Fuel Hero Story
    David Roberts, writing on a recent bipartisan effort from State Governors to help renewable energy in the United States: People are more likely to accept a story in which they are the heroes than one in which they are the villains. In that…
  • Feb 9

    Supporting Trump Travel Ban

    Supporting Trump Travel Ban
    President Trump lost a preliminary round in the legal fight about his Muslim travel ban. I for one hope he will be able to turn this around later on. It is true that this travel ban doesn’t help securing the population of the United…
  • Jan 22

    White House Still White

    White House Still White
    President Trump has started his term a couple of days ago. And I stand corrected. A couple of my recent predictions were clearly wrong. For one, the White House has (as of now) not been repainted in black, in honor of Trump’s fossil…
Rank this Week: 582

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Boca Raton Boy Allegedly Punched by Former NY Jet Defensive Lineman

    Boca Raton Boy Allegedly Punched by Former NY Jet Defensive Lineman
    A Boca Raton man facing charges that he pushed and punched a 15-year-old after accusing the boy of egging his home is a former NFL player who spent seven seasons with the New York Jets. Scott Mersereau, 51, posted a $3,000 bond Saturday and…
  • Feb 18

    Woman Accused of Performing Oral Sex in Duval Courthouse Arrested

    Woman Accused of Performing Oral Sex in Duval Courthouse Arrested
    A woman accused of performing oral sex on a man inside the Duval County Courthouse and then posting a video of the act has been arrested. The 26-year-old was booked into the Duval County jail Wednesday night, according to jail records.…
  • Jan 27

    2 Convicted Of $8.9 Million Medicare Scam In Florida And Three Other Gulf Coast State

    2 Convicted Of $8.9 Million Medicare Scam In Florida And Three Other Gulf Coast State
    Federal prosecutors have said that two owners of psychological service companies have been convicted of an $8.9 million fraud scheme that billed Medicare for unnecessary or nonexistent tests on nursing home patients in four Gulf Coast states.…
Rank this Week: 849

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Is Your Ugly Office Costing Your Law Firm Business?

    Is Your Ugly Office Costing Your Law Firm Business?
    One of the main ways to differentiate your law firm is by focusing on the client experience, the way your prospects and clients experience your law firm. At our monthly Rainmaker Retreat, I teach attorneys how to micromanage the client…
  • Feb 22

    4 Ways Attorneys Can Connect with Today’s Legal Consumer

    4 Ways Attorneys Can Connect with Today’s Legal Consumer
    Last year, an Avvo survey of 1,000 consumers who purchased legal services provided some important insights into what attorneys need to know about the modern legal consumer.  The Avvo study offered a three-point description of…
  • Feb 20

    8 Simple Steps to Create a Referral Network of Other Attorney

    8 Simple Steps to Create a Referral Network of Other Attorney
    A strong referral base is only built over a period of time, and is based on cultivating great relationships with referral sources. Developing those relationships is a two-way street, especially when it comes to building a referral network of…
Rank this Week: 800

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Feb 23

    Ethics Complaint Filed Against Kellyanne Conway

    Ethics Complaint Filed Against Kellyanne Conway
    The Washington Post reports that fifteen law professors have filed a complaint against Kellyanne Conway claiming that she engaged in conduct “involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation.” The article links to the…
  • Feb 16

    When the Teachers Say the Test Is Too Hard

    When the Teachers Say the Test Is Too Hard
    Deans of 20 California law schools say the California bar exam is too strict. They want to lower the score needed to pass the test. It is odd when the teachers complain the test is too hard. Such complaints should...
  • Feb 16

    No, Justice Thomas Is Not Going to Be Disqualified in the Travel Ban Case

    No, Justice Thomas Is Not Going to Be Disqualified in the Travel Ban Case
    [cross-posted from The Faculty Lounge] This article on The Daily Beast argues that Thomas may be recused because of some emails sent by his wife, but it is wrong. It seems that Virginia Thomas has written some emails to a...
Rank this Week: 339

LexUtah

LexUtah

Covers Utah's Legal Scene.

http://www.lexutah.com
  • Feb 23

    Important Tax Considerations in Starting a Business in Utah

    Important Tax Considerations in Starting a Business in Utah
    When you start a business in Utah, you are going to make money. When you make money, you will have to pay taxes. The type of business you create will determine how you account to the IRS for the money you make. The four business entities that…
  • May 31

    Basic Contract Terms in Utah

    Basic Contract Terms in Utah
    The Utah Court of Appeals recently provided a quick and dirty summary of basic contract terms in Lebrecht v. Deep Blue Pools, 2016 UT App 110. The case also provides a primer for creating an enforceable settlement agreement without an…
  • Apr 28

    How to Use a Liquidated Damages Clause in Utah Contract

    How to Use a Liquidated Damages Clause in Utah Contract
    What happens when you suffer harm from a breach of contract that you cannot prove or would have a very difficult time proving? Such as for a delay? Often your damages will go unreimbursed. One typical situation is for delay in contract…
Rank this Week: 999

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
Rank this Week: 747

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Feb 23

    Harley Riding Law Professor Wins With Former Student

    Harley Riding Law Professor Wins With Former Student
    Law professor Jane Siegel has spent more than two decades doing the things she loves: teaching law students and lawyers, and riding her Harley Davidson motorcycle. Last June, however, when the retired Marine Corp Colonel was riding to work on…
  • Feb 17

    Defective IKEA Beach Chair Could Pose Injury Risk to San Diego Resident

    Defective IKEA Beach Chair Could Pose Injury Risk to San Diego Resident
    Did you recently purchase a beach chair at the IKEA store in San Diego on Fenton Parkway? While IKEA can be a great option for purchasing reasonably priced furniture, a recent report from the Newport Beach Patch indicates that the U.S.…
  • Feb 10

    Drowsy Driving in Carlsbad May Be as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

    Drowsy Driving in Carlsbad May Be as Dangerous as Drunk Driving
    What should Carlsbad drivers know about drowsy driving? It is extremely dangerous, and it may result in impaired driving car accidents that are similar to those involving alcohol. According to a recent study from the AAA Foundation for…
Rank this Week: 875

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    People v. Nicolas (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 23, 2017)

    People v. Nicolas (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 23, 2017)
    Don't text and drive.It's good counsel.  For a plethora of reasons.  For one, you don't want to kill (or even harm) anyone as a result of your distracted driving.  Which definitely exists.Here's another reason:  Even if…
  • Feb 22

    Vieira Enterprises v. McCoy (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 22, 2017)

    Vieira Enterprises v. McCoy (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 22, 2017)
    These sentences from today's opinion neatly encapsulate why Property was the least favorite of my first-year classes in law school:  (Though I like the way Justice Rushing puts them, as well as the snide asides about the quality of…
  • Feb 21

    People v. Camel (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 21, 2017)

    People v. Camel (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 21, 2017)
    It's a sign of bad things if you have a car parked on your front lawn.  Driveway:  Fine.  Carport or garage:  Perfect.  But front lawn:  No.  Not classy.It's even worse if this vehicle (1) has been on the…
Rank this Week: 406

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Feb 23

    Latest Airport-Security Exploit: Walking Through in a Group

    Latest Airport-Security Exploit: Walking Through in a Group
    Don't worry, though—they screened them after they landed at their destination.        Related StoriesLawyer Who Wrote Torture Memos Has “Grave Concerns” About TrumpAdministration Fails…
  • Feb 22

    Suspect Steals Mortuary Van, Finds Body Inside, Returns Both

    Suspect Steals Mortuary Van, Finds Body Inside, Returns Both
    Always check the back seat.        Related StoriesPolice: Burglars Not Hard to Track in Snow“Spelling Bee Bandit” Arrested for String of RoberiesDoody Convicts Rectal Smuggler 
  • Feb 21

    Bill Urges Texans to Use Correct Flag Emoji

    Bill Urges Texans to Use Correct Flag Emoji
    There would be no criminal penalties for using the wrong one ... yet.        Related StoriesBritish MP Demands Correct Pronoun for Royal YachtGovernors Veto Official-Bible BillsHR 1220: Urging Members…
Rank this Week: 446

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Feb 23

    Extracting lies, with a little help from your mother

    Extracting lies, with a little help from your mother
    Craig Gray, a truly brilliant Renaissance man (and Grand Rapids’ own Krav Maga master), posted an effective tip from his PeaceWalker Program. “The Lie Detector” was inspired by the look given by a mother, and you too can use…
  • Feb 10

    Love stories: bold, sweet, hopeful, lifelong . . .

    Love stories: bold, sweet, hopeful, lifelong . . .
    CNN Living offers up “A sweet assortment of love stories” to get us in the mood for Valentine’s Day! They asked people to leave voicemails telling their love stories and then created a multimedia page for us to share…
  • Feb 9

    Harsh parenting: bad grades, riskier behavior

    Harsh parenting: bad grades, riskier behavior
    CNN Parents highlights the dangers of harsh parenting: over-reliance on peers, more sexual activity, more delinquency. The study published in the journal Child Development was led by Rochelle Hentges, a postdoctoral psychology fellow at the…
Rank this Week: 733

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

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

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Unauthorized Downloading and Copyright Infringement

    Unauthorized Downloading and Copyright Infringement
    Liability for copyright infringement can result when one downloads protected software without the copyright owner’s authorization.  The Ninth Circuit was recently tasked with exploring the scope and reach of copyright protection in…
  • Feb 16

    Divided Infringement – Expanding Patent Infringement Liability

    Divided Infringement – Expanding Patent Infringement Liability
    By Audrey Millemann In 2015, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals cast the net of patent infringement liability even more broadly, to cover direct infringement by “divided” (or “joint”) infringement.  Akamai…
  • Feb 9

    Northern District of California Revises Local Patent Rule

    Northern District of California Revises Local Patent Rule
    On January 17, 2017, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued revisions to its Local Patent Rules requiring early disclosure of damages-related discovery and contentions. The revised rules are effective…
Rank this Week: 692

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Feb 23

    Did you Know? You’re Also a Legal Marketing Leader

    Did you Know? You’re Also a Legal Marketing Leader
    Law firm owners who double as legal marketing leaders have enviable practices. They are forward-looking, keep their team focused and in a positive mind-set, and are skilled at anticipating issues before a crisis point. Legal marketing leaders…
  • Feb 22

    Does Multi-Channel Digital Marketing Calibration Sound Like a Late Night Commercial?

    Does Multi-Channel Digital Marketing Calibration Sound Like a Late Night Commercial?
    Fragmented data, uncalibrated channels and humans who can’t see the forest for the trees are a few reasons why it is sometimes challenging to measure the success of your digital marketing. The challenge is assigning a value so that all of…
  • Feb 21

    Digital Marketing Trends for Estate Planning Law Firm

    Digital Marketing Trends for Estate Planning Law Firm
    If you thought it was challenging to own an estate planning practice in an age of fierce competition from other law firms and the increasing popularity of online legal services, try walking a mile in our shoes. The pace of change in digital…
Rank this Week: 498

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Feb 23

    Thanks Nada and Andrew

    Thanks Nada and Andrew
    Just wanted to thank our recent guest bloggers, Andrew Vierra and Nada Gligorov, for enriching this space!
  • Feb 14

    "Andrea Yates: A Continuing Story About Insanity"

    "Andrea Yates: A Continuing Story About Insanity"
    Recently published on SSRN: "Andrea Yates: A Continuing Story About Insanity" DEBORAH W. DENNO, Fordham University School of Law In 2001, Andrea Yates did the unthinkable: she drowned her five children one by one in a bathtub within the…
  • Feb 13

    "Concocting Criminal Intent"

    "Concocting Criminal Intent"
    Recently published on SSRN (and Georgetown Law Journal, Vol.105, pp. 323-78 (2017)): "Concocting Criminal Intent" DEBORAH W. DENNO, Fordham University School of Law My empirical study, which examines neuroscience evidence in 800 criminal…
Rank this Week: 625

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Up to date information on intellectual property law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.intellectualpropertylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 929

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    March/April 2017 Issue of AALL Spectrum

    March/April 2017 Issue of AALL Spectrum
    The March/April 2017 issue of AALL Spectrum is now available online. It is the monthly publication of the American Association of Law Libraries. Among the feature articles are: Teaching Legal Research To Today's Digital Natives Educating…
  • Feb 23

    Statistics Canada Article on Adult Ciminal Court

    Statistics Canada Article on Adult Ciminal Court
    The Statistics Canada publication Juristat has published a new article entitled Adult criminal court statistics in Canada, 2014/2015: ""This Juristat article presents information on the characteristics of criminal court cases involving adults…
  • Feb 22

    Policy Options Article on Faulty Logic of Sexual Assault Trial

    Policy Options Article on Faulty Logic of Sexual Assault Trial
    Policy Options, the online journal produced by the Montreal-based Institute for Research on Public Policy, has just published an article entitled Tracking the faulty logic of sexual assault trials: "We’re mining Canadian court…
Rank this Week: 391

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 701

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 395

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Feb 23

    RIP, SHA-1

    RIP, SHA-1
    Today’s cryptography news is that researchers have discovered a collision in the SHA-1 cryptographic hash function. Though long-expected, this is a notable milestone in the evolution of crypto standards. Kudos to Marc Stevens, Elie…
  • Feb 20

    Smart Contracts: Neither Smart nor Contracts?

    Smart Contracts: Neither Smart nor Contracts?
    Karen Levy has an interesting new article critiquing blockchain-based “smart contracts.”  The first part of her title, “Book-Smart, not Street-Smart,” sums up her point. Here’s a snippet: Though smart…
  • Feb 18

    Mitigating the Increasing Risks of an Insecure Internet of Thing

    Mitigating the Increasing Risks of an Insecure Internet of Thing
    The emergence and proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices on industrial, enterprise, and home networks brings with it unprecedented risk. The potential magnitude of this risk was made concrete in October 2016, when insecure…
Rank this Week: 756

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    What is Nominal Alimony?

    What is Nominal Alimony?
    With many divorce cases also comes the notion of alimony. There are a number of different types of alimony in Florida, varying from permanent to rehabilitative. In some instances judges will award a party with “nominal…
  • Feb 20

    Child Testimony and Litigation

    Child Testimony and Litigation
    Generally, children will not be called to testify as to matters in a family law case. Many parents have difficulty understanding why their child will not be called on to express their wishes, concerns, or input regarding the situation that…
  • Feb 10

    I Just Had A Second Baby, Can I Modify My Child Support Obligation Downward?

    I Just Had A Second Baby, Can I Modify My Child Support Obligation Downward?
    The Florida Statute governing child support is 61.30. This statute covers in great depth the child support laws in Florida. The statute covers the base level of financial support for each child support obligation based on the household income…
Rank this Week: 990

Agricultural Law

Agricultural Law

Covers agricultural law, farming, and GM crops.

http://aglaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    An “agrihood” in Detroit (an exemplum of the agroecological utopian praxis of ‘democratization from below’)

    An “agrihood” in Detroit (an exemplum of the agroecological utopian praxis of ‘democratization from below’)
    A FB friend shared this encouraging news item on inhabitatfrom last year about the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative: “America’s first urban ‘agrihood’ feeds 2,000 households for free:”“When you think of…
  • Feb 17

    “Can you please pass the soy creamer?”

    “Can you please pass the soy creamer?”
    Among the definitions for “milk” in The New Shorter Oxford Dictionary (Clarendon Press, 1993) we find: “A milky juice [like many lexical definitions, circular in construction] or latex secreted by certain plants, e.g.…
  • Feb 15

    Who will harvest the crops?

    Who will harvest the crops?
    Migrant farmworkers harvest strawberries near Oxnard, California. Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty ImagesTwo recent pieces discuss the probable agricultural effects of Trump’s proposed immigration and trade…
Rank this Week: 385

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

Covers New Jersey family law. By Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 932

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

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

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Feb 23

    The online radicalisation of young men

    The online radicalisation of young men
    “THE CRUSADE IS COMING! RACE WAR WHITES AGAINST MUSLIMS” This message was not shouted during a UKIP meeting, a Le Pen rally, or an English Defence League demonstration. I did not read it in Breitbart News, or Infowars. I did not…
  • Feb 1

    US Border agents to start collecting social media data

    US Border agents to start collecting social media data
    EFF has publicised a report by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) which details a new policy by US border police in which agents ask Muslim Americans returning home for travels abroad for social media handles, but also going as…
  • Jan 23

    Book Review: The Circle by David Egger

    Book Review: The Circle by David Egger
    [SPOILERS] After languishing for more than a year in my “to read” pile, I finally got around to reading The Circle by David Eggers. This is an important, yet flawed book, and while I loved many of the concepts and loathed the…
Rank this Week: 610

Lemon Law Blawg

Lemon Law Blawg

Features motor vehicle and lemon law issues, news and updates. By Ronald Burdge.

http://ohiolemonlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    From CARS - How to Buy a Used Car (and Not Get Burned)

    From CARS - How to Buy a Used Car (and Not Get Burned)
     How to Buy a Used Car  TOP ELEVEN TIPS FOR BUYING A USED CARWith a big tip of the hat to our good friend, Rosemary Shahan, Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety, CARS, has a great guide on how to buy a used car, with some…
  • Nov 11

    On Veteran's Day, a Reminder to Thank a Vet You Know

    On Veteran's Day, a Reminder to Thank a Vet You Know
    Every Veterans Day we pause to remember those who served and to reflect on the meaning of this day by republishing an article we wrote several years ago, a thankful tribute to all the veterans who have served over the generations. The true…
  • May 26

    A Farmer's Son, Those He Helped in Wartime, Those Who Never Came Back. Remember the Day

    A Farmer's Son, Those He Helped in Wartime, Those Who Never Came Back. Remember the Day
    Every Memorial Day we pause to remember and thank those who gave their all so that all of us could have the life we have in this country. We also pause to remember those who served and to reflect on the meaning of this Memorial day by…
Rank this Week: 676

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
  • Feb 23

    Oregon Legislature’s Attempt to Protect Pot Users Poses Challenges to Employer

    Oregon Legislature’s Attempt to Protect Pot Users Poses Challenges to Employer
    Some Oregonians are no doubt breathing clouds of relief with the introduction of Senate Bill 301, the Oregon Legislature’s proposal to protect employees from being fired for personal marijuana use.  Employers, on the other hand,…
  • Feb 2

    New Drug Testing Rules in Oregon Follow OSHA

    New Drug Testing Rules in Oregon Follow OSHA
    Employers are probably aware that OSHA’s new drug testing and anti-retaliation rule is now in effect. (See our post here discussing the rule.)  However, as we blogged previously, many states have their own reporting requirements,…
  • Jan 5

    Another Setback for Student Athletes … or Is It?

    Another Setback for Student Athletes … or Is It?
    On December 5, 2016, Berger v. National Collegiate Athletic Association brought a major setback for those advocating that “student athletes” deserve to be compensated for their contributions to the multi-billion-dollar…
Rank this Week: 863

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 669

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 414

Real Estate and Construction Law…

Real Estate and Construction Law Blog

Up-to-date information on real estate, construction, environmental, and land use law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.realestatelanduseandenvironmentallaw.com/
Rank this Week: 873

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
  • Feb 22

    Hotel Lawyer: Where is the hospitality industry headed in 2017?

    Hotel Lawyer: Where is the hospitality industry headed in 2017?
    The Lodging Industry Investment Council (LIIC) met in Los Angeles during the American Lodging Investment Summit 2017 and our friends from Hotel News Now (HNN) were on the scene. Some of us were asked by HNN for our take on where the…
  • Feb 1

    Hotel Cybersecurity: What can happen when hackers strike?

    Hotel Cybersecurity: What can happen when hackers strike?
    1 February 2017 Theft of confidential data by hackers is a major threat to businesses worldwide and the hotel industry is no exception. Hoteliers remain vulnerable to hackers seeking confidential information such as guests’ credit card…
  • Jan 10

    Hotel Lawyer: Global Hospitality Group’s Brandon Chock Becomes a Partner at JMBM

    Hotel Lawyer: Global Hospitality Group’s Brandon Chock Becomes a Partner at JMBM
      10 January 2017 I have often mentioned how much I enjoy working with all my friends and colleagues in the hospitality industry.  I am also fortunate to work with the talented, committed group of lawyers who comprise Global…
Rank this Week: 442

Second Opinions

Second Opinions

Covers the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and its opinions. By Sanford Hausler.

http://secondopinions.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    No Common Law Right of Public Performance for Creators of Pre-1972 Sound Recording

    No Common Law Right of Public Performance for Creators of Pre-1972 Sound Recording
    A decision in Flo & Eddie, Inc. v. Sirius XM Radio, Inc has come down.The plaintiff, which claim to own the rights to the recordings of "The Turtles," a well-known band with a string of hits in the 1960s, sued Sirius XM Radio, Inc.,…
  • Feb 14

    FMLA -- Obligation on Employer to Ask for Information to Determine whether Employee is Entitled to Relief

    FMLA -- Obligation on Employer to Ask for Information to Determine whether Employee is Entitled to Relief
    In Coutard v. Municipal Credit Union, the District Court dismissed a claim brought by an employee under the Family Medical Leave Act in which the employee claimed that the employer denied him leave to care for his grandfather.  The…
  • Jan 12

    Special Education Case -- "Clear Consensus"

    Special Education Case -- "Clear Consensus"
    The Second Circuit, in A.M. v. New York City Department of Education, held that where the school district developed an Individualized Education Program ("IEP") for an autistic child, that was against the clear consensus of the substance of…
Rank this Week: 398

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law and criminal defense in Maryland. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Sexual Offender Registration

    Sexual Offender Registration
    As a former Assistant State’s Attorney and full time criminal attorney for over 20 years, I have both prosecuted and defended hundreds of individuals who have been charged with Sex Offenses.  Many, indeed virtually all, people who…
  • Sep 16

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession
    In July I finally resolved a murder case that I have been working on for the better part of 3 years. I received a not guilty on the case in spite of the fact that my client gave a recorded “confession” to the crime.  I am…
  • Sep 16

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession
    In July I finally resolved a murder case that I have been working on for the better part of 3 years. I received a not guilty on the case in spite of the fact that my client gave a recorded “confession” to the crime.  I am…
Rank this Week: 925

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Feb 22

    Mr. Morley's Winning Advice by Berta Fernandez

    Mr. Morley's Winning Advice by Berta Fernandez
    When it comes to divorce and who gets to keep the house and children, it is not easy at all to stay rational and focused. The first gut instinct is to find a divorce lawyer that is on your side to defend your interests. As a Law School…
  • Feb 21

    Mirror Orders to Help Prevent International Child Abduction

    Mirror Orders to Help Prevent International Child Abduction
    byJeremy D. Morley(1) “Mirror” orders can be a useful tool in the arsenal of lawyers who handle cases concerning international child travel and the prevention of potential international child abduction. Increasingly…
  • Feb 17

    No Exit Controls in the United States!

    No Exit Controls in the United States!
    Jeremy D. MorleyIt seems appropriate at this time to reiterate the fact that this country has no exit controls, with minimal exceptions.We try to control who comes in to this country, but we should also control who goes out. Especially if the…
Rank this Week: 668

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Feb 22

    The House of Truth and Justice Holme

    The House of Truth and Justice Holme
    I just finished Brad Snyder’s fascinating new book on “The House of Truth.” The book is about the men who lived or visited this house near Dupont Circle in Washington DC during the 1910s, most notably Justice Oliver Wendell…
  • Feb 21

    Some History on Trade and Tariff

    Some History on Trade and Tariff
    I tend to think that when someone says “This is how it should be” or “As it was, so it shall be” there’s a good chance that the claims are incorrect. Marc Levinson’s book, An Extraordinary Time, hits an…
  • Feb 20

    FAN 143 (First Amendment News) The Turner Broadcasting case, Justice Kennedy & one of his then law clerks — Neil Gorsuch  

    FAN 143 (First Amendment News) The Turner Broadcasting case, Justice Kennedy & one of his then law clerks — Neil Gorsuch  
    Vancouver, Canada. Neil Gorsuch clerked for Justice Anthony Kennedy (earlier for Justice Byron White) during the 1993-1994 Court Term. In that Term the Court decided Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. v. FCC (June 27, 1994).…
Rank this Week: 555

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 791

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    New AI-Powered Patent Tool Helps Prepare Responses to Office Action

    New AI-Powered Patent Tool Helps Prepare Responses to Office Action
    A new tool being released today for patent lawyers and paralegals uses artificial intelligence and natural language processing to help prepare responses to office actions and then uses analytics to help predict how the case is likely to…
  • Feb 22

    News From Adobe: First Open, Cloud-Based Digital Signature, Plus New Functionality for Adobe Sign

    News From Adobe: First Open, Cloud-Based Digital Signature, Plus New Functionality for Adobe Sign
    asian woman hand holding tablet and using tablet in coffee shop with vintage toned. Last June, this blog reported on plans by Adobe and other industry groups, working through a group called the Cloud Signature Consortium, to build an open…
  • Feb 21

    Many U.S. Legal Newspapers Among Group Acquired By Japanese Company SoftBank

    Many U.S. Legal Newspapers Among Group Acquired By Japanese Company SoftBank
    Thirteen regional U.S. legal newspapers are among a group of newspapers that have been acquired by SoftBank Group Corp., the Japanese multi-national that also owns Sprint and that is known for its investments in the technology industry.…
Rank this Week: 528

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    Response to Joe Patrice's post on criminal defense lawyer

    Response to Joe Patrice's post on criminal defense lawyer
    As SDFLA blog readers know, I do not use this forum as a place to discuss my cases.  I use this blog as a place to cover news in this District and other court news that I find interesting.  Every now and then there is an exception,…
  • Feb 20

    Judge William Zloch takes senior statu

    Judge William Zloch takes senior statu
    Thanks to a tipster, I see that Judge William Zloch took senior status on January 31, 2017.  That means that our District now has 3 open seats.  Judge Zloch was the Chief Judge of our District from 2000-2007.  Here's his wiki…
  • Feb 16

    En banc 11th Circuit rules in "Docs v. Glocks" case

    En banc 11th Circuit rules in "Docs v. Glocks" case
    The en banc 11th Circuit opinion in the "Docs v. Glocks" case is here.  There are two majority opinions for the en banc Court, one by Judge Jordan and one by Judge Marcus. Judge Jordan’s opinion is joined by Chief Judge Ed Carnes…
Rank this Week: 772

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Illinois Divorce Issues: Speaking of Psychology: Treating anxiety in children

    Illinois Divorce Issues: Speaking of Psychology: Treating anxiety in children
    I have been a member of the APA for many years, and benefit tremendously from the APA’s publications, research papers, and educational materials, such as the podcast below. Children involved in a divorce do tend to experience worry,…
  • Feb 21

    Illinois Family Law: We Support Thorn, and Work to End Child Abuse

    Illinois Family Law: We Support Thorn, and Work to End Child Abuse
    I support @Thorn in their efforts to drive tech innovation to fight child sexual exploitation. #DigitalDefenders https://t.co/LXAWp2Y9aj — Michael F. Roe (@IllinoisLawBlog) February 21, 2017
  • Feb 2

    Extreme BPD: Divorce and Borderline Personality Disorder

    Extreme BPD: Divorce and Borderline Personality Disorder
    I stumbled upon this article today doing some research on profiles of Borderline Personality traits in marriages and divorce. One of the things that is unique about the case presented in this article is that the victim of the Borderline rage…
Rank this Week: 577

Death Care Law Blog

Death Care Law Blog

Covers laws relating to pre-need and death care compliance, serving banks, funeral homes, crematories, and cemetaries. By William Stalter.

http://www.deathcarelaw.com/
  • Feb 22

    Estate Planning and Funeral Arrangements: A Will will be too Late

    Estate Planning and Funeral Arrangements: A Will will be too Late
    Funeral and burial preplanning should be a part of every estate plan, but some web pages promoting estate planning can be misleading or impractical.   The estate planning page sponsored by Lawyers.com suggests that funeral…
  • Feb 18

    NPR’s Stories on the Funeral Industry: On Line Shopping

    NPR’s Stories on the Funeral Industry: On Line Shopping
    NPR’s second story on the funeral industry suggests that preplanning a funeral will typically require visits to multiple funeral homes. NPR led their story with a consumer attorney sharing his frustrations with getting price information…
  • Feb 15

    The Ecclesiastical Preneed Funeral Plan: Exceptional Financial Security

    The Ecclesiastical Preneed Funeral Plan: Exceptional Financial Security
    The promotional website for the Ecclesiastical Preneed Funeral Plan could easily be mistaken for that of a funeral home.  This church stresses to parishioners the need to not only plan their funeral, but to also make financial provisions…
Rank this Week: 915

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    Jared Mobarak, Chris Schobert and my Oscar…

    Jared Mobarak, Chris Schobert and my Oscar pics here.
  • Feb 14

    Well, this is kind of interesting. Forbes…

    Well, this is kind of interesting. Forbes has assembled a list of each state's favorite vinyl albums from 2016 based on eBay sales figures. The methodology: "Favorite" means the album a state buys at the highest rate compared to that state's…
  • Feb 10

    The Political Science Department at…

    The Political Science Department at Buffalo State is sponsoring a semester long project called The First 100 Days, which will consist of a series of lectures culminating with a day long series of presentations on April 29, 2017. I'm flattered…
Rank this Week: 347

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Saving TechDirt

    Saving TechDirt
    As regular readers know, I’ve twice been sued for defamation over my reporting and opinions from this blog. When Joseph Rakofsky sued me (and so many others) for reporting on his dreadful attempt to defend a murder case in his…
  • Feb 15

    Trials, Trump and Betrayal

    Trials, Trump and Betrayal
    The feeling of betrayal is, perhaps one of the most powerful of emotions. It comes up in law all the time, and now it comes up in politics with the Flynn-Russia scandal and Trump’s demonstration that making America great is not…
  • Feb 14

    Class Action Action, Here We Come…

    Class Action Action, Here We Come…
    We may be in for some serious action on the class action front, due to two big items: First, legislation has been introduced in the House by Representative Bob Goodlatte that would eviscerate class action law suits. Those…
Rank this Week: 604

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Feb 21

    Key questions project managers should ask

    Key questions project managers should ask
    By Jim Hassett and Natasha Chetty, LegalBizDev Effective project management starts by asking the right questions. While there are hundreds of questions managers can ask, this list summarizes the most critical ones. It is organized in terms of…
  • Feb 14

    Sample litigation statement of work: Early case assessment

    Sample litigation statement of work: Early case assessment
    By Mike Egnatchik, LegalBizDev, in collaboration with several clients Hypothetical Facts ClientCo acquired the assets of a company Carpart which manufactures high performance parts for cars. One product line was a battery that goes into fuel…
  • Feb 7

    How to write a statement of work

    How to write a statement of work
    By Mike Egnatchik and Jim Hassett, LegalBizDev Legal cases and transactions can have unpredictable aspects, sometimes beyond the control of the best managers and planners. Therefore, flexibility is key. Legal project management is all about…
Rank this Week: 425

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    Sunflower Seed

    Sunflower Seed
    I am falling behind on Rulings of the Week, but not for want of effort. I am keeping up with CIT decisions (more or less). The latest of which is Well Luck Co., Inc. v. United States. The case has to do with the classification of sunflower…
  • Feb 15

    Who Moved My CAFTA-DR Cheese?

    Who Moved My CAFTA-DR Cheese?
    La Nica Products is an odd case. It involves a claim for preferential duty treatment under the US-Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement, or CAFTA-DR. The merchandise is cheese from Nicaragua. On its face, one would think…
  • Feb 13

    Snuggies Are Blanket

    Snuggies Are Blanket
    Remember Snuggies? A few years back, they were part of the zeitgeist. Here is a reminder of exactly what is a Snuggie.According to the commercial, Snuggies are wearable blankets with sleeves-like tubes. That raises an interesting…
Rank this Week: 372