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Susan Crawford Blog

Susan Crawford Blog

By Cardozo Law School professor Susan Crawford.

http://scrawford.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 229

IP Dragon

IP Dragon

Covers intellectual property in China.

http://ipdragon.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG
    From now on, you can find new articles of IP Dragon on: ipdragon.org.So good bye to ipdragon.blogspot,com and hello ipdragon.org.All ipdragon.blogspot.com links will continue to be active, but will be redirected to ipdragon.orgAlso you…
  • Apr 7

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary
     Shades of Red by Skram1 see ColourloversThe real question: "What shade of red will attract liability?"After publishing a draft of the copyright law, the National Copyright Administration comes now with a A Brief Explanation…
  • Mar 12

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol
    Clone and OriginalThe silver screen is known to bring out the imagination of people. However, China's film industry has not given birth to a poster child of creativity, eyeing laboriously to any movie that has some measure of success, Chinese…
Rank this Week: 224

Articles on Immigration -…

Articles on Immigration - International Child Advocacy - Human Rights

By Ama Appiah.

http://lawofficeofamanappiah.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding,…
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding, the…
  • Apr 18

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain
    Despite previous reports of reform in Bahrain, the following article reports that human rights violations continue to occur against anti-government protestors and detainees.  Read the full story…
Rank this Week: 335

Dreadnaught

Dreadnaught

Covers military law.

http://dreadnaught.wordpress.com
  • Aug 13

    Changing the Clip on a Spyderco Para-Military 2

    Changing the Clip on a Spyderco Para-Military 2
    The Spyderco Para-Military 2 has four positions for the mounting of the clip.  To change the clip to another position you will need a T7 Torx screwdriver. I ordered mine from Amazon.com.  The total price for a 6-piece set was $5.31 plus…
  • Apr 24

    Why President Obama Will Not Close Guantanamo Bay

    Why President Obama Will Not Close Guantanamo Bay
    As regular readers of Dreadnaught will recall, President Obama promised to close Guantanamo Bay within one year.  Then the president learned that it may not be so easy to close.  Congress then opposed the closing and withheld the necessary…
  • Apr 23

    Review of Spyderco Captain

    Review of Spyderco Captain
    I recently purchased a Spyderco  Captain.  This is my third Spyderco.  I purchased this knife from PDQ Blades.  Great customer service and fast shipping. This knife is no longer made by Spyderco, but you can still find it on ebay and…
Rank this Week: 294

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 255

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

Covers Insurance Law. By the Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A.

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider

    "Stranger Liability" For Insurance Provider
    Our Palm Beach insurance claim attorneys noticed a recent interesting insurance law case. The suit, Hull & Co. v. Superior Court, involves "stranger liability," in other words whether a victim can sue the insurance broker who provided…
  • Aug 5

    Motorcycle accident victims often suffer at the hands of insurer

    Motorcycle accident victims often suffer at the hands of insurer
    According to "Ride Smart Florida" there are more than 600,000 registered motorcycles across the state of Florida. Unfortunately, statistics also show that during 2012, there were more than 9,000 accidents involving motorcycles. When you…
  • Aug 5

    Motorcycle accident victims often suffer at the hands of insurer

    Motorcycle accident victims often suffer at the hands of insurer
    According to “Ride Smart Florida” there are more than 600,000 registered motorcycles across the state of Florida. Unfortunately, statistics also show that during 2012, there were more than 9,000 accidents involving motorcycles.…
Rank this Week: 515

Switchboard

Switchboard

Covers global warming, energy and climate issues, pollution and oil dependence. From the Natural Resources Defense Council.

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
  • Sep 30

    Lots of Energy in the US-India Partnership

    Lots of Energy in the US-India Partnership
    Avinash Kar, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: Earlier today, my colleagues and I were at the 5th Annual US-India Energy Partnership Summit in Washington DC, even as President Obama and Prime Minister Modi…
  • Sep 30

    Our Food Lifeline: A SXSW Eco 2014 Preview

    Our Food Lifeline: A SXSW Eco 2014 Preview
    Claire O'Connor, Policy Analyst, Santa Monica: How can we help family farmers feed the world while caring for the earth? That’s the focus of World Food Day 2014, organized by the United Nation’s Food and…
  • Sep 30

    Vetoing Bill, Governor Brown Calls for Stronger Medicine to Curb Antibiotic Resistance

    Vetoing Bill, Governor Brown Calls for Stronger Medicine to Curb Antibiotic Resistance
    Jonathan Kaplan, Director, Food and Agriculture Program, San Francisco: Last night, California’s Governor Jerry Brown vetoed SB 835, a bill passed by the state legislature that would have replicated a flawed FDA…
Rank this Week: 665

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
  • Sep 30

    How Not To Settle A Class Action

    How Not To Settle A Class Action
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Alexis P. Robertson Settling a workplace class action is far more complicated than resolving other types of litigation. Yet, the fundamental building blocks of settling a case – an offer,…
  • Sep 29

    After The Charge Has Gone: Court Gives EEOC Free Reign To Press Systemic Investigation Even After Charging Party Withdraw

    After The Charge Has Gone: Court Gives EEOC Free Reign To Press Systemic Investigation Even After Charging Party Withdraw
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Jason J. Englund As we have blogged previously, the EEOC is increasingly wielding its subpoena power in pre-lawsuit investigations and subpoena enforcement proceedings to conduct expansive, nationwide…
  • Sep 11

    The Defense Amicus Briefs Submitted To The SCOTUS In EEOC v. Mach Mining

    The Defense Amicus Briefs Submitted To The SCOTUS In EEOC v. Mach Mining
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Lorie Almon, Rebecca Bjork, and Christopher DeGroff Today Seyfarth Shaw LLP submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the American Insurance Association in Mach Mining v. EEOC, No. 13-1019 (S.…
Rank this Week: 673

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Sep 30

    The need for proxy advisor reform

    The need for proxy advisor reform
    David Katz on the problems posed by the rise of proxy advisors: Commentators have for years lamented the undue influence of proxy advisory firms in corporate elections. James R. Copland of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Sep 30

    Are people organized as corporations entitled to constitutional rights?

    Are people organized as corporations entitled to constitutional rights?
    Ilya Somin discusses the titular question. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 30

    Whitman v. United States: Source of insider trading fiduciary relationship and my first SCOTUS brief

    Whitman v. United States: Source of insider trading fiduciary relationship and my first SCOTUS brief
    The Supreme Court is currently considering the cert petition in Whitman v. US: (1) Whether, in a prosecution for insider trading under § 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act, 15 U.S.C. § 78j(b), the... [[ This is a content summary…
Rank this Week: 391

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Sep 30

    Major Repairs to Your Florida Condo: Who Pays?

    Major Repairs to Your Florida Condo: Who Pays?
    Here in Florida, a very popular form of residential real estate ownership is the condominium. Floridians as well as investors, retirees, and part-time residents (”Snowbirds”) find lots of advantages to buying a condo here. There…
  • Sep 23

    Real Life Examples of Florida Real Estate Agents Doing Bad Thing

    Real Life Examples of Florida Real Estate Agents Doing Bad Thing
    Florida buyers and sellers are victims of the wrongful acts of real estate agents every day. Don’t be a victim; educate yourself.     The real estate industry works hard to promote its own as professionals worthy of the public…
  • Sep 16

    Watch Out for Unlicensed Real Estate Agents in Florida

    Watch Out for Unlicensed Real Estate Agents in Florida
    Be careful not to be the victim of an unlicensed real estate agent or real estate broker when buying or selling Florida real estate.    Real estate transactions that are based upon mistakes or fraud can cause serious harm to buyers…
Rank this Week: 717

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 392

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 30

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Murderer Sentenced to Life: A Massachusetts man convicted of murdering three people in 2011 has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.  Anthony Fay of WWLP News reports that Caius Veiovis was sentenced to…
  • Sep 30

    No Word From the Long Conference

    No Word From the Long Conference
    The expected orders list the day after the "long conference" didn't come today, as it has in prior years. SCOTUSblog has this editor's note at the top of their home page:In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after...
  • Sep 29

    Senate Watch

    Senate Watch
    At five weeks to election day, Chris Cillizza at the WaPo aggregates the election forecasting models for us.  "All three major election forecasting models saw an uptick in the likelihood of Republicans winning the six seats they need to…
Rank this Week: 466

Ken Allen Law Blog

Ken Allen Law Blog

Covers personal injury, work-related injuries and wrongful death.

http://www.kenallenlaw.com/injuryblog/
  • Sep 30

    College Softball Bus Crash with Tractor-Trailer Truck: Another Tragic Truck Accident

    College Softball Bus Crash with Tractor-Trailer Truck: Another Tragic Truck Accident
    Last week, a happy bunch of college kids who played on their school’s softball team were having lots of fun as they were traveling back home to North Central Texas College from a scrimmage with Southern Nazarene University in Bethany,…
  • Sep 25

    Truckers Want FMCSA to Stop Publishing CSA Scores to the Public

    Truckers Want FMCSA to Stop Publishing CSA Scores to the Public
    Around three weeks ago, 10 different trucking organizations (e.g., groups like the American Trucking Association and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association) got together and sent a joint request in a formal letter to the…
  • Sep 23

    Motorcycle Accidents in Indiana: Consider Just This Month ….

    Motorcycle Accidents in Indiana: Consider Just This Month ….
      Motorcycle accidents are usually accidents that result in serious injuries and sadly, it’s usually the motorcyclist who is severely hurt in the crash. It’s understandable: the realities of riding a motorcycle for its…
Rank this Week: 462

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Sep 30

    The Future of Bank-Loan Fund Investment

    The Future of Bank-Loan Fund Investment
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Investors have been pulling substantial amounts of money away from Bank-Loan funds, floating rate bank loans sold to institutional investors and mutual funds with…
  • Sep 29

    FINRA’s New Rule Proposal for Brokers’ Background Check

    FINRA’s New Rule Proposal for Brokers’ Background Check
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices:  FINRA is launching a new rule that would require brokers to put in place written procedures to verify the accuracy of information contained in their Forms U-4,…
  • Sep 24

    Risks Related To Floating-Rate Investment

    Risks Related To Floating-Rate Investment
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices:  Floating-rate investments could be an effective way to diversify fixed-income portfolios in today’s low-yield environment. However, investors need to…
Rank this Week: 813

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Sep 30

    Illinois Xarelto Bleeding Death Lawsuit

    Illinois Xarelto Bleeding Death Lawsuit
    Bayer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiary, the manufacturers of the novel oral anticoagulant (NOACS) Xarelto, are exposed to several Xarelto product liability personal injury lawsuits, filed…
  • Sep 13

    California Xarelto Hemorrhage Lawsuit Over Inadequate Warning

    California Xarelto Hemorrhage Lawsuit Over Inadequate Warning
    Recently Shirley Boynton from California filed a product liability lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen subsidiary claiming that she almost died from uncontrollable hemorrhaging after using the new…
  • Sep 10

    Dallas Jury Crushes Boston Scientific Mesh Case $73 Million Verdict

    Dallas Jury Crushes Boston Scientific Mesh Case $73 Million Verdict
    Boston Scientific was crushed in its vaginal mesh debacle, when a Texas state jury ordered the device manufacturer to pay $73 million to a woman who developed chronic pain and injury from the company’s vaginal mesh implant. This was the…
Rank this Week: 384

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Sep 30

    Packers CEO Wants to Enhance “Fan Experience” at Lambeau

    Packers CEO Wants to Enhance “Fan Experience” at Lambeau
    The Green Bay Packers have sold out every home game since the Fourteenth Century, right? Nothing to worry about when it comes to attracting fans and providing them a good experience, right? Not right if you’re Mark Murphy. In an…
  • Sep 30

    Big Tobacco Sues Uruguay

    Big Tobacco Sues Uruguay
    Those who follow efforts to use law to reduce smoking will be aware the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia found in R.J. Reynolds v. FDA, 696 F.3d 1215 (D.C. Cir. 2012) that mandatory graphic imagery on cigarette…
  • Sep 29

    Snowden Attorney Praises Whistle Blowers and Journalists Who Unveil Secret

    Snowden Attorney Praises Whistle Blowers and Journalists Who Unveil Secret
    Imagine what we would know and what we would not know without whistle blowers and journalists who have spread knowledge of actions by those within the federal government who wanted to keep secret improper and illegal things they were doing.…
Rank this Week: 496

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Update on DOJ's Decision to Reverse Course on Appellate Waiver

    Update on DOJ's Decision to Reverse Course on Appellate Waiver
    Yesterday, we posted a blog entry concerning an anticipated announcement by Eric Holder involving the Department of Justice's decision to stop requiring appellate waiver provisions in plea agreements in federal court. Although the…
  • Sep 29

    Department of Justice Expected to End Insistence on Waiver of Appellate Right

    Department of Justice Expected to End Insistence on Waiver of Appellate Right
    If reports are true, those of us that handle federal criminal cases here in Atlanta and elsewhere received some much welcomed news this morning. It is being reported by Law 360 that within the next week or so, Eric Holder is expected to…
  • Sep 26

    Search of Different Cellphone Seven Years After Alleged Crime Called OK by Federal Court of Appeal

    Search of Different Cellphone Seven Years After Alleged Crime Called OK by Federal Court of Appeal
    Federal criminal cases are no different than cases brought in state courts such as Georgia, Florida or Alabama. The explosion of technology requires courts to balance the needs of law enforcement with the protections for individual liberty…
Rank this Week: 473

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Sep 30

    USPTO Breaks New Ground with 300,000 Patents Issued This Fiscal Year

    USPTO Breaks New Ground with 300,000 Patents Issued This Fiscal Year
      Fiscal Year 2014 has just ended for the Federal Government and – as expected – we have a new record number of US patent grants. For the first time, the USPTO has issued more than 300,000 utility patents in one fiscal…
  • Sep 30

    Doctrine of Equivalents: What Elements Are you Narrowing?

    Doctrine of Equivalents: What Elements Are you Narrowing?
    Millipore v. AllPure (Fed. Cir. 2014) Patent cases are incredibly expensive to litigate.  However, in a series of recent cases courts have appeared more willing to dismiss cases on summary judgment or even on the pleadings.…
  • Sep 29

    Patenting Software in the US as compared with Europe

    Patenting Software in the US as compared with Europe
    Guest post by Shubha Ghosh and Erika Ellyne This post compares and contrasts the United States approach to patentable subject after last term’s Alice v CLS decision, with that in the European Union. The bottom line is that the EU…
Rank this Week: 657

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Sep 30

    Devil in the Detail

    Devil in the Detail
    I admit that, on occasion, when I want something, I have offered up gold stars or my undying affection. (Disclaimer: Of course, anyone who has dealt with me knows that I typically don’t have any gold stars to give out and my undying…
  • Sep 24

    Figuring Out Ferguson Resource Guide

    Figuring Out Ferguson Resource Guide
    Last week the Buffalo Criminal Law Center, Buffalo Criminal Law Society, Black Law Students Association, and Latin American Law Students Association hosted the panel, “Figuring Out Ferguson: A Conversation on Race, Law Enforcement…
  • Sep 17

    Why Thomas Jefferson is Never the Way to Go

    Why Thomas Jefferson is Never the Way to Go
    Can we talk? Perhaps it’s the passing of Joan Rivers that has made it so apparent, but there have been a lot of fashion faux pas going on these days in court. Oh who am I kidding? We’ve definitely been here before as evidenced…
Rank this Week: 872

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Videos Capture Horrific Abuse of 99-Year-Old Patient

    Videos Capture Horrific Abuse of 99-Year-Old Patient
    While a civil lawsuit is one remedy for families who have been victimized by nursing home abuse, some cases are so egregious that abusers can be held criminally liable. According to a recent report of nursing home abuse, a 99-year-old man was…
  • Sep 20

    “Heat” Neglect in Florida Nursing Home

    “Heat” Neglect in Florida Nursing Home
    During summer months, caretakers must be more wary of the potential dangers of high temperatures. Babies and young children as well as elderly adults are more vulnerable and should never be left unattended in a vehicle or out in the sun.…
  • Sep 15

    Many Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Cases Go Unreported

    Many Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Cases Go Unreported
    Extreme cases of abuse and neglect will often result in an investigation and legal action. Despite the number of complaints filed, thousands of instances of abuse and neglect go unreported every year. According to the U.S. Department of…
Rank this Week: 795

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Sep 30

    Stem Client Roundup for September 2014

    Stem Client Roundup for September 2014
    The air’s a little cooler, the leaves are turning, and the kids are back in school – fall is definitely here! September was full of hustle and bustle here at Stem and for our clients. Here’s a look at what …
  • Sep 29

    How To Talk To Lawyers About Online Content Marketing

    How To Talk To Lawyers About Online Content Marketing
    A friend of mine recently asked for my thoughts on how to speak to lawyers about search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM). Steve Matthews is Stem’s resident guru on these topics, and I make it a point…
  • Aug 31

    Stem Client Roundup for August 2014

    Stem Client Roundup for August 2014
    Whether you consider the end of summer as “the most wonderful time of the year“, or are sad to see the sunny weather on the wane, the end of August is here, and soon we’ll all be back …
Rank this Week: 873

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Sep 30

    When does a righteous campaign shade into harassment?

    When does a righteous campaign shade into harassment?
    Merlin Entertainments LPC,  Chessington World of Adventures Operations and others v Peter Cave [2014] EWHC 3036 (QB)  25 September 2014 – read judgment  This case explores the extent to which a campaign of criticism,…
  • Sep 29

    Is this the best human rights correction ever? Or the worst?

    Is this the best human rights correction ever? Or the worst?
    Even by the usual brazen standards of human rights reporting, this correction from The Daily Mail stands out. Obviously, we weren’t meant to take Richard Littlejohn’s August 2014 comment piece seriously, it being semi-rabid…
  • Sep 28

    Legal Aid Challenge Success, Assisted Suicide and the Future of UK Human Rights – the Human Rights Roundup

    Legal Aid Challenge Success, Assisted Suicide and the Future of UK Human Rights – the Human Rights Roundup
    Welcome back to the UK Human Rights Roundup, your regular party gathering of human rights news and views. The full list of links can be found here. You can find previous roundups here. Links compiled by Adam Wagner, post by Celia Rooney.…
Rank this Week: 467

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Sep 30

    Drug Convictions Overturned En Masse In Philadelphia

    Drug Convictions Overturned En Masse In Philadelphia
    On Friday, September 26, a judge in Philadelphia vacated 59 different drug convictions with the blessing of the District Attorney's office. As The Inquirer noted, the court moved briskly, taking no more than a minute per case, in "an…
  • Sep 29

    Judge: Rikers Guards and Captain Ought to be Fired

    Judge: Rikers Guards and Captain Ought to be Fired
    Aerial Photo of Rikers IsalndIn a decision today, Administrative Law Judge Tynia Richard called for six NYC Department of Corrections officers, including a Captain, to be fired, after finding that they hog-tied an inmate, broke one of his…
  • Sep 20

    NYPD Use of Force Stats: Consider the Source

    NYPD Use of Force Stats: Consider the Source
    The NYPD is proudly touting statistics that indicate that the use of force by police officers has been declining for the past 20 years. That's great. Unfortunately, it may not be true. As the department has had to acknowledge, the NYPD is…
Rank this Week: 771

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 407

Patent Baristas

Patent Baristas

Offers bio/pharma patent news. By Stephen Jenei.

http://www.patentbaristas.com
  • Sep 30

    FDA Warning Letters Expected to Increase in 2015

    FDA Warning Letters Expected to Increase in 2015
    Did you know that the number of FDA warning letters issued increased substantially by 78% from 2007 to 2013? One of the industries that accounted for the highest number of warning letters was Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology. Sparta Systems…
  • Sep 30

    IQPC’s upcoming Global Patent Strategies Summit

    IQPC’s upcoming Global Patent Strategies Summit
    EXCLUSIVE PAST SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS Global Patent Strategies Summit December 3-5 · San Jose, CA www.GlobalPatentSummit.com You may feel a bit like you’re grasping at straws in order to keep up with the ever-changing…
  • Sep 16

    Proposed IP Matter Management Invention Disclosure Scheme

    Proposed IP Matter Management Invention Disclosure Scheme
    I recently received a note form an in-house counsel asking for feedback on a proposed standard for invention disclosures.  This is an offshoot of LEDES (www.ledes.org) by representatives from universities, law firms, companies, and…
Rank this Week: 497

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

Covers California HOA law issues, including HOA governance, foreclosures and ARC enforcement. By Tinnelly Law Group.

http://hoalaw.tinnellylaw.com/
  • Sep 30

    AB2104 Signed: Low-Water Using Plants; Watering During Drought

    AB2104 Signed: Low-Water Using Plants; Watering During Drought
    *New Legislation We have previously blogged about several bills being considered by the California Legislature relating to drought relief. Among them was AB2104 (Gonzales), which has now been signed by Governor Brown and will take effect…
  • Sep 23

    New Client: Griffin Ranch Homeowners Association

    New Client: Griffin Ranch Homeowners Association
    We are proud to announce that Griffin Ranch Homeowners Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their association's legal counsel. Griffin Ranch is a brand new neighborhood in the city of La Quinta being developed by Lennar Homes. …
  • Sep 19

    Are You Prepared for the New Annual Disclosures?

    Are You Prepared for the New Annual Disclosures?
    For many associations with a December year end, September marks the first opportunity for the board of directors to review the first draft of the budget and disclosures materials. As of January 1, 2014, changes to the Davis-Stirling Act now…
Rank this Week: 602

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 837

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Sep 30

    The Last Frontier: Alaska Murder Seeks Admission of Results of Two Polygraph Exam

    The Last Frontier: Alaska Murder Seeks Admission of Results of Two Polygraph Exam
    According to an article in the New Miner (Alaska), The attorney for a woman accused of killing her 18-month-old son in November hopes the court will admit evidence from a polygraph test the defense believes will help absolve her of...
  • Sep 29

    Telling Lies in America: New Jersey Class Action Challenges Use of Polygraph Exams For Sex Offenders on Parole

    Telling Lies in America: New Jersey Class Action Challenges Use of Polygraph Exams For Sex Offenders on Parole
    I've written before about what could be seen as an inconsistency in the American criminal justice system: Polygraph evidence is inadmissible to prove a defendant's innocence (or guilt) at trial, and yet such evidence is routinely admitted for…
  • Sep 29

    Twitter Evidence in White House Shooting

    Twitter Evidence in White House Shooting
    This weekend's Washington Post had an eye opening story on a previously unreported shooting back in a 2011. Among the revelations was that someone posted a tweet about the shooting at the time. From the story: A woman in a...
Rank this Week: 711

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Covers developments in privacy law. By David T.S. Fraser.

http://blog.privacylawyer.ca/
  • Sep 30

    Telus issues its first "Transparency Report" on government data demand

    Telus issues its first "Transparency Report" on government data demand
    Full points to Telus for joining Rogers as the first Canadian telcos to issue a transparency report. The Report for 2013 [PDF] summarizes the disclosures of customer information made by Telus in broad categories:Court Orders/ Subpoenas**Court…
  • Sep 18

    Google's latest transparency report: Law enforcement requests up 150% over five year

    Google's latest transparency report: Law enforcement requests up 150% over five year
    Google has released its most recent iteration of its transparency report. In a posting on the Google Public Policy Blog, Richard Salgado, Legal Director, Law Enforcement and Information Security, writes that Google has seen a 15% increase in…
  • Sep 14

    Newfoundland health authority employee fined for rummaging through record

    Newfoundland health authority employee fined for rummaging through record
    Last Thursday, a judge of the Newfoundland Provincial Court fined a former employee of Western Health $5000 for rummaging through approximately 1000 records. The accused was found to have reviewed names and billing addresses, but not more…
Rank this Week: 569

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 862

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Sep 30

    National Library of Medicine Joins The Commons on Flickr

    National Library of Medicine Joins The Commons on Flickr
    “The Commons on Flickr was launched in 2008 as a pilot project in partnership with the Library of Congress in order to increase access to publicly-held photography collections and to invite the general public to provide information…
  • Sep 30

    John Green’s ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ banned in Riverside

    John Green’s ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ banned in Riverside
    “One of the most popular young adult novels of recent times has been banned in Riverside. The Riverside Unified School District has forbidden John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars” in its middle school libraries. The…
  • Sep 30

    Where books (and more) go to wait

    Where books (and more) go to wait
    “I still walk in here and say, ‘Wow,’ ” said Steve Bertino. Bertino is part of the team that runs the Harvard Depository, a high-density, high-security, off-campus facility that houses a staggering amount of materials…
Rank this Week: 894

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Pasco County, Florida personal injury law topics. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Sep 30

    ATV Driver Killed after Stopping to Help Stranded Driver on Zephyrhills Highway

    ATV Driver Killed after Stopping to Help Stranded Driver on Zephyrhills Highway
    A 29-year-old father of five was killed Monday night when he stopped to help a driver who ran out of gas on a Zephyrhills highway. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man was on a 1998 Suzuki ATV trying to tow a Ford Ranger pickup…
  • Sep 23

    Woman Killed in Wrong-Way Collision on Interstate 75 in Dade City

    Woman Killed in Wrong-Way Collision on Interstate 75 in Dade City
    A 25-year-old woman was killed early Monday after she drove the wrong way on Interstate 75 in Pasco County and struck a semi-truck, according to authorities. The Florida Highway Patrol claims the woman was driving northbound in the southbound…
  • Sep 16

    School Bus Involved in Accident in Land O’Lakes – No Injuries Reported

    School Bus Involved in Accident in Land O’Lakes – No Injuries Reported
    A school bus was involved in an accident while on its way to school in Land O’ Lakes. No injuries were reported, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. According to school officials, the bus was transporting 11 students…
Rank this Week: 580

Constitution Daily

Constitution Daily

From the National Constitution Center.

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/
  • Sep 30

    Jeffrey Rosen explains the Supreme Court’s ruling on early voting in Ohio

    Jeffrey Rosen explains the Supreme Court’s ruling on early voting in Ohio
    Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court delayed the start of early voting in Ohio. What does it mean for the 2014 elections and early voting in other states? Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, breaks down the…
  • Sep 30

    Constitution Check: Is there a right to vote before election day?

    Constitution Check: Is there a right to vote before election day?
    Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at the Supreme Court's decision to postpone some early voting in Ohio, and what the court could consider on the issue in the near future.
  • Sep 30

    The enigmatic William Henry Harrison: Our first modern political candidate?

    The enigmatic William Henry Harrison: Our first modern political candidate?
    As part of Constitution Daily’s Forgotten Presidents week, we look at William Henry Harrison – the first modern political candidate who is best known for his sudden death in the White House.
Rank this Week: 528

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and premises liability. By Lee Law Offices, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Davis v. Brickman Landscaping - Fire Death Negligence Standard of Proof High

    Davis v. Brickman Landscaping - Fire Death Negligence Standard of Proof High
    The death of two children in a horrific hotel fire sparked a civil lawsuit brought by their parents, after they learned a storage closet beneath the stairwell lacked a fire sprinkler, as is required under state fire codes. Our Spartanburg…
  • Sep 28

    Gregory v. One Republic Home Protection - Wrongful Death Claim Denied

    Gregory v. One Republic Home Protection - Wrongful Death Claim Denied
    The verdict favoring a home warranty company, sued for wrongful death by the mother of a Greensboro man who died of carbon monoxide poisoning in his home in 2008, has been upheld by the North Carolina Court of Appeals. The mother/plaintiff…
  • Sep 24

    Brewer v. Hunter - Medical Records of Non-Parties Relevant in Malpractice Suit, Court Rule

    Brewer v. Hunter - Medical Records of Non-Parties Relevant in Malpractice Suit, Court Rule
    A man rendered permanently paralyzed following back surgery has won a key victory in his lawsuit against the surgeon and hospital, after the North Carolina Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court's decision to allow the medical…
Rank this Week: 871

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 461

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/
  • Sep 30

    Justice Curtis and Slavery

    Justice Curtis and Slavery
    (Cross posted from The Faculty Lounge) In a recent interview with Jeffrey Rosen of The New Republic, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was asked “when you think about your constitutional legacy, who’s your model?” In response, she…
  • Sep 30

    Bibliography on legal education reform

    Bibliography on legal education reform
    Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center has posted a nice bibliography about legal education reform, with embedded links. It collects lots of useful stuff if you're into that topic. (h/t: Faculty Lounge) Download Touro - Bibliography…
  • Sep 30

    "Karmeier pens 16-page order explaining why he won’t recuse in Price v. Philip Morris"

    "Karmeier pens 16-page order explaining why he won’t recuse in Price v. Philip Morris"
    Story at the Madison Record. (h/t: How Appealing) Excerpts: Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier took a rare step last week when he rejected a request to recuse himself from the court’s review of the long running legal battle…
Rank this Week: 895

The Virtual Attorney Blog

The Virtual Attorney Blog

Covers estate planning and business law. By Michael Brennan.

http://thevirtualattorney.com/blog
  • Sep 30

    Making Your Business Stand Out From the Crowd

    Making Your Business Stand Out From the Crowd
    I advise a number of businesses that are just starting out and looking to establish themselves in some competitive markets. While they come to me to help them sort out legal issues associated with starting a business, as a small business…
  • Sep 16

    Pet Prenups | Planning for Pets if You Break Up

    Pet Prenups | Planning for Pets if You Break Up
    Couples are living together before marriage more than ever before. Perhaps unsurprisingly, for many of those lovebirds, a long-term future together is not always in the cards. When breakups happen, it’s challenging enough splitting up…
  • Sep 3

    New Handout | Estate Planning for Same Sex Couple

    New Handout | Estate Planning for Same Sex Couple
    Estate Planning for Same Sex Couples presents some challenges not otherwise seen when planning for married couples. In states like Illinois, where same-sex marriage is legal, the challenges are now much easier to conquer than they were even a…
Rank this Week: 459

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 30

    Massachusetts Gun Violations Attorney

    Massachusetts Gun Violations Attorney
    Many people who are charged with gun possession crimes are not career criminals. Instead, they were in the wrong place at the wrong time or lacked understanding in complicated state firearm legislation. Consequences for weapons violations can…
  • Sep 29

    Domestic Assault & Battery Criminal Charges: Innocent Until Proven Guilty

    Domestic Assault & Battery Criminal Charges: Innocent Until Proven Guilty
    Should criminal accusations regarding domestic assault and battery subject someone to losing their job? No! Mere accusations of criminal activity does not constitute guilt. So what is behind the public outcry demanding the automatic…
  • Sep 26

    Illegal Search & Seizures: Boston Criminal Defense Attorney

    Illegal Search & Seizures: Boston Criminal Defense Attorney
    The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States limits the power of the police to make arrests and conduct searches on individuals and their property. To honor the privacy of the individual, searches and seizures are considered…
Rank this Week: 390

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 608

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    A Healthy Diet In The Workplace Reduces Workers' Compensation Claim

    A Healthy Diet In The Workplace Reduces Workers' Compensation Claim
    This is the first of a series on diet and workplace health.A healthier diet in the workplace results in healthier workers and a reduction of chronic and costly medical conditions. At a conference, Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health 2014,…
  • Sep 30

    Why so many injury claims from L.A. public safety workers?

    Why so many injury claims from L.A. public safety workers?
    Los Angeles' police and firefighters take paid injury leave at significantly higher rates than public safety employees elsewhere in California. Why? Is it more strenuous or stressful to work in the city of Los Angeles, compared with L.A.…
  • Sep 30

    L.A. pays millions as police and firefighter injury claims rise

    L.A. pays millions as police and firefighter injury claims rise
    Los Angeles Fire Capt. Daniel Costa liked to go all out on the racquetball court at the LAX fire station. A fellow firefighter described him as a "very competitive" player who "likes to win."Costa seemed in fine form after five spirited games…
Rank this Week: 712

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

From George Mason University School of Law.

http://jlep.net/home/
  • Sep 30

    JLEP Congratulates Its New Candidate Members!

    JLEP Congratulates Its New Candidate Members!
    The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy would like to announce and welcome its 2014-2015 Candidate Members.  Congratulations! Elif Aksoy Gwen Ball Liz Dalton Matt Devendorf Manmeet Dhindsa Sammy Grunberg Christopher…
  • Apr 4

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2014-2015 Incoming Masthead

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2014-2015 Incoming Masthead
     Editor-in-Chief Daniel Russell Executive Editor Karen Schroeder Managing Editor Jacob Hamburger Senior Articles Editor James Beaty Senior Notes Editor Jeff Kuhlman Notes Editor Tamta Zhorzholiani Senior Research Editors Daniel McCain…
  • Mar 22

    JLEP Featured On Blog “Above The Law”

    JLEP Featured On Blog “Above The Law”
    The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy was recently featured on the popular blog Above The Law for its Fall 2013 issue!  In recognition of the 75th anniversary of the pivotal Supreme Court decision Erie Railroad v.…
Rank this Week: 648

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Sep 30

    Review of Abacus Private Cloud Plus 82 More Must-Read

    Review of Abacus Private Cloud Plus 82 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 83 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
  • Sep 26

    Reviews of Slack, ActiveWords; A Dual Cell Phone Lawyer; WordPerfect DOS Ethical Issue

    Reviews of Slack, ActiveWords; A Dual Cell Phone Lawyer; WordPerfect DOS Ethical Issue
    Today's issue of Fat Friday contains these articles: Neil Squillante, Review: Slack Andrew Shear, Why I Use a Feature Phone and an iPhone Mark Olberding, WordPerfect DOS, Windows XP, and Legal Ethics Robin Meadow, Review: ActiveWords 2.1…
  • Sep 25

    iPad v. Surface Pro for Lawyers; Reviews of Barron Henley, Metadata Assistant; Automated Document Naming

    iPad v. Surface Pro for Lawyers; Reviews of Barron Henley, Metadata Assistant; Automated Document Naming
    Today's issue of TL Answers contains these articles: David Moon, iPad v. Surface Pro for the Mobile Lawyer Thomas F. McDow, Review: Legal Technology Consultant Barron K. Henley Amelia Porges, Review: Metadata Assistant 4.1 Philippe Doyle…
Rank this Week: 729

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Provides news and updates on Texas family law issues. By O'Neil Attorneys.

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • Sep 30

    Would living in Texas have been better for Mr. Hamm in his Oklahoma divorce?

    Would living in Texas have been better for Mr. Hamm in his Oklahoma divorce?
    The Harold Hamm divorce in Oklahoma is getting a lot of media attention right now. The divorce trial has started and the wife is making allegations that the husband’s company is rewriting history to downplay his role in the…
  • Sep 23

    No such thing as common law divorce in Texa

    No such thing as common law divorce in Texa
    Once a party establishes the elements of a common law marriage, spouses are married until they are legally divorced under Texas law.… Continue Reading
  • Sep 22

    Michelle O’Neil named to list of Top 50 Women Lawyers in Texa

    Michelle O’Neil named to list of Top 50 Women Lawyers in Texa
    Michelle May O’Neill, Shareholder at Godwin Lewis, P.C., has been chosen for inclusion in the Texas Super Lawyers® listing for the fourth consecutive year. In addition to her selection for the 2014 list, Attorney O’Neil was…
Rank this Week: 691

Wachler & Associates Health Law…

Wachler & Associates Health Law Blog

Covers health law, recovery audit contractors, compliance and medicare. By Wachler & Associates, P.C.

http://www.wachlerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 718

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Flooded Roads, Heavy Rains, and Being Prepared Even in California’s Drought

    Flooded Roads, Heavy Rains, and Being Prepared Even in California’s Drought
    It may seem somewhat strange to be talking about flooded roads in a state that has faced years of serious drought conditions. Still, Mother Nature always seems to have a few tricks up her sleeve and our region saw some soaking rains in…
  • Sep 29

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud: Unexpected Culprits, Costs, and Links to Health Care Fraud

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud: Unexpected Culprits, Costs, and Links to Health Care Fraud
    Picture a case of workers’ compensation fraud. Chances are if you are like most Americans, the image in your head is a worker who claims to be injured and unable to work, but then goes trail running, competes in weight lifting…
  • Sep 26

    Kentucky Case Example of When Medicare Fraud May Have Cost a Patient’s Life

    Kentucky Case Example of When Medicare Fraud May Have Cost a Patient’s Life
    As San Francisco qui tam lawsuit attorney Gregory J. Brod has pointed out in our blog posts, the problem of Medicare fraud is as pervasive as it is costly to taxpayers and honest enrollees in the Medicare system. Unfortunately, the financial…
Rank this Week: 469