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Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Cargill does Right by its Customers and is Rewarded by a Jury

    Cargill does Right by its Customers and is Rewarded by a Jury
    Sindhu Sundar of Law360 reported today “Cargill Wins $9M From Beef Supplier In Tainted Meat Suit.”  According to the article, Cargill Inc., on Monday was awarded a $9 million verdict... Continue Reading
  • Sep 30

    Michigan Reading Summer Festival Salmonella Outbreak Update

    Michigan Reading Summer Festival Salmonella Outbreak Update
    Hillsdale Daily News reports that the Salmonella outbreak which struck the Reading Summer Festival Days the weekend of July 31 was part of an eight-state outbreak from contaminated berries or melons,... Continue Reading
  • Sep 30

    Campylobacter Strikes at Least 19 on Durand High Football Team

    Campylobacter Strikes at Least 19 on Durand High Football Team
    Jessica Bringe of WEAU reports that more than 100 total Durand High School students were reported absent last week with Durand’s football team being hardest hit by the illness.  There... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 11

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

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

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 3

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 3
    The following is the 3rd part of a 4 part post expanding on my short introduction to an ILTA session entitled, Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? If you have not yet listened to the full session (and you have nothing better…
  • Sep 29

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 2

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 2
    The following is the second part of a 4 part post that expands upon a short introduction I gave to an ILTA session entitled, Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? If you have not yet listened to the full session (and you have…
  • Sep 28

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 1

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 1
    The following is the 1st part of a 4 part post expanding on my short introduction to an ILTA session entitled, Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? If you have not yet listened to the full session (and you have nothing better…
Rank this Week: 783

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 177

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Sep 30

    Bagley on the Regulation of Medicine

    Bagley on the Regulation of Medicine
    Nicholas Bagley (University of Michigan Law School) has posted Medicine as a Public Calling (Michigan Law Review, Vol. 114 (2015 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The debate over how to tame private medical spending tends to pit…
  • Sep 30

    Pfaff on the War on Drugs and Incarceration

    Pfaff on the War on Drugs and Incarceration
    John F. Pfaff (Fordham University School of Law) has posted The War on Drugs and Prison Growth: Limited Importance, Limited Legislative Options (Harvard Journal on Legislation, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Many commentators…
  • Sep 30

    Asimow on Five Models of Adminstrative Adjucation

    Asimow on Five Models of Adminstrative Adjucation
    Michael Asimow (Stanford Law School) has posted Five Models of Administrative Adjudication on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Regulatory and benefit-distribution schemes give rise to large numbers of individualized disputes between government…
Rank this Week: 51

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

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

    No Grandi Navi? Norwegian Jade Photobombs George Clooney's Wedding in Venice

    No Grandi Navi? Norwegian Jade Photobombs George Clooney's Wedding in Venice
    Last night, like most nights, I was watching Erin Burnett's show Outfront on CNN. At the end of the program, Jeanne Moos did a short special on George Clooney's wedding in Venice earlier that day. He had gone to the wedding in a highly…
  • Sep 30

    Agony on the Ecstasy: What Causes People to be Cruel in Times of Tragedy?

    Agony on the Ecstasy: What Causes People to be Cruel in Times of Tragedy?
    Yesterday was the worst day in the lives of a family from North Carolina. A 20 year old fell twenty to thirty feet from a mast on the Carnival Ecstasy at the port of Miami. The young man was later pronounced dead at the Ryder Trauma Center in…
  • Sep 29

    Carnival Passenger Falls to His Death on the Ecstasy

    Carnival Passenger Falls to His Death on the Ecstasy
    A twenty year old cruise passenger from North Carolina fell from a mast on the Carnival Ecstasy this morning, according to several local television stations.  Channel 10 (video credit) says the passenger fell as the cruise ship was…
Rank this Week: 251

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 313

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

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

    Is a Subpoena Served Outside the State of Tennessee Valid ?

    Is a Subpoena Served Outside the State of Tennessee Valid ?
    In yesterday's post , I discussed whether an subpoena served via telephone was valid . In reading the rule , something else caught my attention. Is a subpoena served outside the of Tennessee valid ? Nashville is a great city to visit.…
  • Sep 29

    Is a Subpoena Valid If It Was Served by Telephone ?

    Is a Subpoena Valid If It Was Served by Telephone ?
    Last week a question was posted on a consumer website that allows lawyers to answer  questions posted by people looking for information. First , please do not rely on answers from attorneys on websites as legal advice. The lawyers…
  • Sep 24

    Take Control of Your Schedule

    Take Control of Your Schedule
    I had posted some suggestions set out by lawyer Nicole Black on how to be a happy lawyer . One of her suggestions is to take control of your calendar . I could not agree more. Criminal defense lawyers in Nashville, Tennessee calendars are set…
Rank this Week: 758

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Sep 30

    Governor Facing Gun Restraining Order Bill Deadline in California

    Governor Facing Gun Restraining Order Bill Deadline in California
    Jerry Brown, California’s present governor, will have until Tuesday of this week to veto or sign a bill that would let people make a petition to the judge --- to take any firearm temporarily from an immediate member who may pose a threat to…
  • Sep 30

    Federal Court Makes Ruling Against Subsidies in Health Law

    Federal Court Makes Ruling Against Subsidies in Health Law
    An Oklahoma federal judge early this week halted subsidies available to certain consumers who have bought insurance coverage via healthcare-exchanges. The ruling is another recent indicator that the issue will ultimately fall to the U.S.…
  • Sep 23

    Former Dewey Executive Struggling to Shake off $9M Case

    Former Dewey Executive Struggling to Shake off $9M Case
    A bankruptcy judge early this week halted an attempt by an ex-executive for Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP to shoot down a lawsuit he owed the now-defunct law firm creditors for $9.3 million. The bankruptcy trustee for Dewey a few months back sued…
Rank this Week: 241

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 30

    South Carolina Representative Choosing Mediation in Divorce

    South Carolina Representative Choosing Mediation in Divorce
    A Republican representative from South Carolina, Mark Sanford, and his wife have agreed to undergo mediation in order to address parenting concerns and other issues in their divorce following a request from a judge. Ongoing Allegations in…
  • Sep 29

    "Orange Is The New Black" Writer Files for Divorce

    "Orange Is The New Black" Writer Files for Divorce
    A writer for the popular HBO show "Orange Is The New Black", Lauren Morelli, has filed for divorce from her husband. Morelli realized while writing for the show that she was not content with her current relationship. She is now dating actress…
  • Sep 26

    Telling Others About Your Divorce

    Telling Others About Your Divorce
    Divorce is a process that does not necessarily end once the decision to get a divorce is made, or even after the divorce is finalized. From the moment a couple decide to begin the divorce procedure, telling people about the separation will…
Rank this Week: 360

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 462

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

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

    State's Article 10 petition...cont

    State's Article 10 petition...cont
    As the Criminal Court outlined in its decision in Respondent, public masturbation of the kind the Respondent has repeatedly engaged in is the crime of "Public Lewdness" defined in § 245 of the Penal law. That crime is a...
  • Sep 30

    Supreme Court judged probable cause...cont

    Supreme Court judged probable cause...cont
    The Court’s determination rests on noninterpretive grounds. We rely principally on established Federal and State law because we believe the arguments supporting that body of law are more persuasive than the arguments supporting application…
  • Sep 30

    Ex Post Facto Clause of the United States Constitution...cont

    Ex Post Facto Clause of the United States Constitution...cont
    The Court finds that Section10.07(c), which provides that persons who committed felonies that were not sex offenses before SOMTA may be subject to the civil management provisions of SOMTA, does not violate the Ex Post Facto Clause. SOMTA…
Rank this Week: 708

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

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

    New Study Shows Earnings Losses Persist Much Longer After Work-Related Injury, Even for Minor Injurie

    New Study Shows Earnings Losses Persist Much Longer After Work-Related Injury, Even for Minor Injurie
    Today's post was shared by CAAA and comes from www.lexisnexis.com Income benefits paid to workers through the workers’ compensation system replace a smaller fraction of lost income benefits than previously believedThomas A. Robinson,…
  • Sep 30

    American doctor exposed to Ebola hospitalized at NIH facility

    American doctor exposed to Ebola hospitalized at NIH facility
    Today's post is shared from cidrap.umn.eduUS health care workers remain at growing jeopardy over Ebola virus.An American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone has been airlifted back to the United States…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 248

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
Rank this Week: 33

The Appellate Strategist

The Appellate Strategist

Covers appellate issues, trial consultations and evaluating appeals. By Sedgwick LLP.

http://www.appellatestrategist.com
Rank this Week: 749

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

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

    The IPKat and his friends: time for an update

    The IPKat and his friends: time for an update
    Every three months, the IPKat and Merpel give an update of the goings-on both on this weblog and on other IP-flavoured blogs to which members of this blog team also contribute.  This time round, the Kats welcome a large contingent of…
  • Sep 30

    That IPEC book: a review

    That IPEC book: a review
    This review of Intellectual Property Enterprise Court: Practice and Procedure is brought to you by Katfriend, fellow blogger and IP enthusiast Kingsley Egbuonu, who tweets at @KingsleyEgbuonu.Kngsley first became fascinated by…
  • Sep 30

    Trademark Infringement Plaintiff Sees Red (Gold), Defendants Claim Genericne

    Trademark Infringement Plaintiff Sees Red (Gold), Defendants Claim Genericne
    Compatriot, fellow member of the New York Bar, and, last but not least, former Kat, Laetitia Lagarde kindly pointed out to me this very interesting case. Thank you very much Laetitia, as, thanks to you, I keep building my case to be…
Rank this Week: 195

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 30

    Injuries from Cookie Dispute Stabbing in Altadena, California

    Injuries from Cookie Dispute Stabbing in Altadena, California
    Personal injuries can happen when you least expect it.  Take, for example, a cookie dispute-related stabbing in Altadena, California.  A 43-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man became engaged in a verbal altercation over…
  • Sep 30

    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
    September is celebrated as childhood cancer awareness month. It is a month were families, caregivers, charities, and research groups join together to raise funds and awareness about the devastating illness that affects almost 16,000 children…
  • Sep 29

    Animals Present a Danger to California Driver

    Animals Present a Danger to California Driver
    Last week, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife reminded California drivers tobe alert for wildlife near roads and highways as part of their Watch Out for Wildlife Week…
Rank this Week: 359

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 30

    Judge rules against billionaire in beach dispute | Fox New

    Judge rules against billionaire in beach dispute | Fox New
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – A Northern California judge ruled Wednesday against a Silicon Valley billionaire who had shut down public access to a beach beloved by surfers and swimmers, ordering him to reopen his private road to the beach.…
  • Sep 30

    Dallas hospital confirms first Ebola case in US | The Miami Herald

    Dallas hospital confirms first Ebola case in US | The Miami Herald
    A patient at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday. via www.miamiherald.com Ruh roh.
  • Sep 30

    The Case Against Qatar

    The Case Against Qatar
    For years, U.S. officials have been willing to shrug off Doha's proxy network -- or even take advantage of it from time to time. Qatar's neighbors, however, have not. via www.foreignpolicy.com
Rank this Week: 278

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

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

    Next Nonproft News Paper Target: U-T San Diego

    Next Nonproft News Paper Target: U-T San Diego
    Preliminary planning is underway for a group of donors to form a nonprofit organization that would own the U-T San Diego, according to the U-T itself. It looks like the newspaper would stay as a for-profit organizaton, and the nonprofit...
  • Sep 29

    What happens if charity care becomes obsolete?

    What happens if charity care becomes obsolete?
    An article last week in the Washington Post (h/t Chronicle of Philanthropy) discussed a report by the Department of Health and Human Services that indicated that hospitals are experiencing significant declines in charity care and bad debt,…
  • Sep 26

    Reuters: Muslim Scholars Present Rebuttal to Islamic State

    Reuters: Muslim Scholars Present Rebuttal to Islamic State
    Reuters is reporting that over 120 Islamic scholars from around the world have issued an open letter denouncing Islamic State militants and refuting their religious arguments. Many of these scholars are themselves leading Muslim voices in…
Rank this Week: 299

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Sep 30

    Ebola in the United States—Some Resources for the Law School Curriculum

    Ebola in the United States—Some Resources for the Law School Curriculum
    Law students have lots of things competing for their attention, but one topic I’ve found of general interest this fall is Ebola. Although the topic is obvious low-hanging fruit for those of us in the health law crowd, I’d suggest…
  • Sep 30

    Goodbye!

    Goodbye!
    I wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone at Prawfs for having me here. For those interested in following my work and activities, my SSRN page is here and my Twitter handle is @irina_manta.
  • Sep 30

    Hiding Behind the Law

    Hiding Behind the Law
    Today’s report in the New York Times provides disturbing information about the government’s decision in 2008 not to bail out Lehman Brothers, a decision that may well have deepened the economic downturn considerably. The report is…
Rank this Week: 90

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

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

    The Revolt Against Leiter

    The Revolt Against Leiter
    Brian Leiter, in his own words:I am the editor of the PGR; I am also one of the leading Nietzsche scholars in the world, a law professor, a New Yorker with limited toleration for the fools our profession breeds, a leading figure in legal…
  • Sep 30

    Animus versus Moral Opposition: Material and Expressive Consideration

    Animus versus Moral Opposition: Material and Expressive Consideration
    Neil S. Siegel This post is part of the Symposium on Unconstitutional Animus.Some participants in the debate over same-sex marriage are offended by the suggestion that any state ban is based upon animus.  Like Chief Justice Roberts…
  • Sep 29

    Persistent Questions About Animu

    Persistent Questions About Animu
    Susannah W. PollvogtThis post is part of the Symposium on Unconstitutional Animus. Animus is an enigma.  On the one hand, it is an important constitutional concept that has proven critical to judicial recognition of the rights of…
Rank this Week: 261

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 30

    California Becomes First State to Ban Disposable Plastic Bag

    California Becomes First State to Ban Disposable Plastic Bag
    California has become the first state in the nation to ban major retail stores from providing single-use carryout plastic bags to their customers.  The new legislation similarly prohibits stores from selling or distributing recycled…
  • Sep 30

    2014 Senate Races and the Environment: Alaska and Colorado

    2014 Senate Races and the Environment: Alaska and Colorado
    Alaska and Colorado may both think of themselves as having a link to the frontier, but they’re also very different in terms of demographics and dependence on the oil industry.  The Senate races in the two states are also similar in…
  • Sep 30

    Human Fingerprints on Australia’s Record Heatwave

    Human Fingerprints on Australia’s Record Heatwave
    Australia — or at least Australia’s current government — downplays the danger of climate change.   But, as a famous physicist once said, “reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot…
Rank this Week: 886

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Sep 30

    Bicyclist Killed in Oceanside Hit-and-Run Accident

    Bicyclist Killed in Oceanside Hit-and-Run Accident
    OCEANSIDE, CA – The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a man who was hit and killed while riding his bicycle last week. According to 760 KFMB news, Philip White of Oceanside was found dead on the morning of…
  • Sep 30

    Toyota Recalls 69,000 Tacoma Pickups for Suspension Problem

    Toyota Recalls 69,000 Tacoma Pickups for Suspension Problem
    Toyota has issued a recall of 690,000 of its 2005-2011 Tacoma 4×4 and Pre-Runner pickup trucks to fix a problem with the rear suspension, USA Today reported.  According to the news release, Toyota notified the NHTSA that the trucks…
  • Sep 30

    The Journal Times: Estey Bomberger Files Civil Lawsuit Against Billionaire Curt Johnson

    The Journal Times: Estey Bomberger Files Civil Lawsuit Against Billionaire Curt Johnson
    RACINE, WI – Estey Bomberger filed a lawsuit against SC Johnson heir Curt Johnson for the alleged sexual abuse of his stepdaughter’s friend. Johnson is accused of molesting his stepdaughter’s childhood friend on multiple…
Rank this Week: 124

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: 937

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 38

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

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

    Happy National Day to the Republic of Palau

    Happy National Day to the Republic of Palau
    The Republic of Palau (Belau) became an independent country on October 1, 1994. Palau had previously been a Strategic Trust Territory of the United Nations administered by the United States. I had the honor of serving as Court Counsel for...
  • Sep 29

    China Tells UN that Sustainable Development Agenda Should Advance People's Wellbeing na

    China Tells UN that Sustainable Development Agenda Should Advance People's Wellbeing na
    The new sustainable development agenda should advance people’s wellbeing, promote inclusivity and ensure implementation, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told the United Nations General Assembly, delivering his country’s annual address to…
  • Sep 28

    A Peaceful Transition of Power in Afghanistan

    A Peaceful Transition of Power in Afghanistan
    Ashraf Ghani has been sworn in as the new president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, following the 13-year term of Hamid Karzai. In a power sharing agreement, Abdullah Abdullah has also been sworn in as the Chief Executive of...
Rank this Week: 232

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 157

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Sep 30

    Defense Department proposes expansion of Military Lending Act regulation

    Defense Department proposes expansion of Military Lending Act regulation
    Anthony C. Kaye and Heather S. Klein As anticipated, the Department of Defense’s proposed regulations to implement provisions of the Military Loan Act added by the 2013 Defense Authorization Bill would significantly expand MLA…
  • Sep 29

    CFPB announces new Project Catalyst project

    CFPB announces new Project Catalyst project
    Barbara S. Mishkin The CFPB has announced a new project as part of its Project Catalyst initiative, which the CFPB describes as ” designed to encourage consumer-friendly developments in markets for consumer financial products and…
  • Sep 29

    CFPB seeking approval for field study of Owning a Home project

    CFPB seeking approval for field study of Owning a Home project
    Barbara S. Mishkin The CFPB has published a notice stating that as part of its Owning a Home project, it plans to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget to conduct a field study of the project.  The project consists of a…
Rank this Week: 834

South Carolina Lawyer Blog

South Carolina Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation By Louthian Law Firm, P.A.

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

    What Rhymes With Severe?

    What Rhymes With Severe?
    We usually expect an increased number of car accidents during certain seasons – winter and the summer vacation period being two – but we’re coming up on another season in which roads can be hazardous . . . deer season.…
  • Sep 29

    Why We’re Groovin’ On Groove

    Why We’re Groovin’ On Groove
    As we’ve reminded you several times (see this blog, and this one, and this), distracted driving is a major problem on our roads, causing the deaths of an estimated 15 people every day. And yet, news reports and statistics show that…
  • Sep 26

    Micromanaging Your Health

    Micromanaging Your Health
    I know some members of the Big Blue Nation (i.e., U.K. basketball devotees) who are such rabid fans that they are probably maniacally brushing with Crest in hopes that their gums will turn blue before the start of basketball season –…
Rank this Week: 899

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
Rank this Week: 88

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Sep 30

    Cross Motions for Partial Summary Judgment in Employment Case Granted in Part

    Cross Motions for Partial Summary Judgment in Employment Case Granted in Part
    Metzler v. XPO Logistics, Inc., 4:13-CV-278 (9/25/14) Judge: Amos Mazzant Holding: Cross Motions for Partial Summary Judgment Granted in Part This is a case about an employment relationship that apparently went very, very wrong. After…
  • Sep 30

    Motion to Dismiss Civil Rights Action Granted

    Motion to Dismiss Civil Rights Action Granted
    Robinett v. Gernale, 1:12cv489 (9/25/14) Judge: Thad Heartfield / Zack Hawthorn Holding: Motion to Dismiss Granted Meanwhile, across the hall, and around the corner from Judge Crone in the Beaumont courthouse, Magistrate Judge Zack Hawthorn…
  • Sep 30

    Defendant's Motions for Summary Judgment Granted in Part in Race Discrimination Case

    Defendant's Motions for Summary Judgment Granted in Part in Race Discrimination Case
    Brooks v. Firestone Polymers, LLC, 1:12-CV-325 (9/24/14) Judge: Marcia Crone Holding: Defendant's Motions for Summary Judgment Granted in Part This is a civil rights case in which eight plaintiffs allege that they were discriminated against…
Rank this Week: 331

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
Rank this Week: 387

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Sep 30

    Why Diligence Sucks, Why You Suck At It, And Why Robots Want Your Job

    Why Diligence Sucks, Why You Suck At It, And Why Robots Want Your Job
    Could this make your life as a reviewing attorney easier and a little less miserable?
  • Sep 30

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.30.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.30.14
    * The world’s largest Harry Potter memorabilia collection belongs to a lawyer. His patronus is a shimmering gavel. [The Telegraph] * The FCC has ended the sports blackout rule. Expect the NFL to go bankrupt within days. [Politico] * No…
  • Sep 30

    Over- And Underrated Biglaw Practice Group

    Over- And Underrated Biglaw Practice Group
    According to the ATL Insider Survey, these practice groups deserve more (or less) acclaim
Rank this Week: 8

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

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

    Understanding Grooveshark and the DMCA

    Understanding Grooveshark and the DMCA
    Grooveshark suffered a courtroom defeat today. While the lawsuit isn't over, it's time to take a look at the service and what it means for the DMCA.
  • Sep 30

    3 Count: Grooveshark Bait

    3 Count: Grooveshark Bait
    Grooveshark loses key court ruling, judge alters MP3Tunes damages award and Imgur sued over a failed DMCA takedown notice.
  • Sep 29

    Copyright 2.0 Show – Special Eps 2 – No Mana

    Copyright 2.0 Show – Special Eps 2 – No Mana
    Marvel and Jack Kirby settle copyright termination case, SiriusXM loses key battle over pre-1972 sound recordings and Kim Dotcom loses big in elections.
Rank this Week: 913

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 30

    Elizabeth Garrett (USC) Named President of Cornell University

    Elizabeth Garrett (USC) Named President of Cornell University
    Cornell Press Release, Elizabeth Garrett, USC Provost, Named Cornell's 13th President: The Cornell University Board of Trustees today approved the appointment of Elizabeth Garrett, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the…
  • Sep 30

    Singhal Presents Firm Misreporting Behavior and Tax Evasion Substitution Today at Columbia

    Singhal Presents Firm Misreporting Behavior and Tax Evasion Substitution Today at Columbia
    Monica Singhal (Harvard) presents Dodging the Taxman: Evidence on Firm Misreporting Behavior and Evasion Substitution (with Paul Carrillo (George Washington) & Dina Pomeranz (Harvard)) at Columbia today as part of its Tax Policy…
  • Sep 30

    Bird & Zolt: Fiscal Contracting in Latin America

    Bird & Zolt: Fiscal Contracting in Latin America
    Richard M. Bird (Toronto) & Eric M. Zolt (UCLA), Fiscal Contracting in Latin America: Latin America has long been characterized as a region of high income inequality. In recent years, however, many countries have seen a decrease in income…
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North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

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

    You Aren't Entitled to "Original" Corporate Records When Making A Shareholder Inspection Request

    You Aren't Entitled to "Original" Corporate Records When Making A Shareholder Inspection Request
    When is the last time that you needed an "original" document for a trial?  Maybe never.  The Rules of Evidence permit the admissibility of "duplicates."  Rule 1003 of the North Carolina Rules of Evidence says that: A duplicate…
  • Sep 22

    Business Court Resolves A Trio Of Discovery Issue

    Business Court Resolves A Trio Of Discovery Issue
    Three interesting discovery issues were resolved last week by Judge Bledsoe's Order in Gay v. Peoples Bank.  First, can you obtain in discovery in a class action the fee arrangement between the plaintiff and his  lawyers? …
  • Sep 16

    Trade Secrets Claims Can Be Tough To Succeed On In The Business Court

    Trade Secrets Claims Can Be Tough To Succeed On In The Business Court
    If you want to pursue a trade secrets claim in the Business Court, you've got to disclose the details of your trade secret.  The Opinion last week in Unimin Corp. v. Gallo, 2014 NCBC 43 illustrates that point in detail.  It seems at…
Rank this Week: 665

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Sep 30

    Research Workshop: Creating Power Searches Using Boolean Logic

    Research Workshop: Creating Power Searches Using Boolean Logic
    Creating Power Searches Using Boolean Logic and Other Tricks Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at 3:10 pm, in SLB Room 110, join John Nann, Associate Librarian for Research and Instruction to learn how…
  • Sep 30

    A Celebration of the Anthony Taussig Acquisition

    A Celebration of the Anthony Taussig Acquisition
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library andThe Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library invite the Yale community to A CELEBRATION OF THE ANTHONY TAUSSIG ACQUISITION   Friday, October 3, 2014   10:15-11:00am: Welcome Reception (Room 122,…
  • Sep 28

    Yale Law Library's earliest printed books: Lodovico Pontano's Singularia iuri

    Yale Law Library's earliest printed books: Lodovico Pontano's Singularia iuri
    With this final installment on our earliest printed books, we will have covered all the early centers of printing in Italy: Rome, Naples, and now Venice. Printing came to Venice in 1469 with Johann of Speyer and his brother Wendelin. Johann…
Rank this Week: 389

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Sep 30

    Accessing Reading Room Materials During Our Move

    Accessing Reading Room Materials During Our Move
    This is a guest post by Anne Guha, legal information analyst with the Law Library Public Services Division. As Margaret explained in a previous blog post, recently we have been preparing the Law Library Reading Room, located in Room 201 in…
  • Sep 30

    Researching Norwegian Law Online and in the Library

    Researching Norwegian Law Online and in the Library
    The following is a guest post by Elin Hofverberg, a foreign law research consultant who covers Scandinavian countries at the Law Library of Congress. Elin has previously written about the bicentenary of Norway’s constitution and a…
  • Sep 26

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement
    The Library of Congress launched Congress.gov in beta two years ago.  Today, I’m happy to announce we officially removed the beta label. That’s roughly three years quicker than Gmail took to remove its beta label, but we…
Rank this Week: 546

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

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

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Sep 30

    $13,500 Assessment For Soft Tissue Injury Aggravation Of “a Number of Months”

    $13,500 Assessment For Soft Tissue Injury Aggravation Of “a Number of Months”
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, assessing damages for an aggravation of a pre-existing soft tissue injury. In today’s case (Bains v. Park) the Plaintiff was involved in a…
  • Sep 29

    $110,000 Non-Pecunairy Assessment For Chronic Rotator Cuff Injury

    $110,000 Non-Pecunairy Assessment For Chronic Rotator Cuff Injury
    Adding to this site’s archives of pain and suffering awards for shoulder injuries, reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a chronic rotator cuff injury. In…
  • Sep 26

    $20,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Minor Yet Lingering Soft Tissue Injurie

    $20,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Minor Yet Lingering Soft Tissue Injurie
    Reasons for judgement were released this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for minor, chronic soft tissue injuries. In today’s case (Rosso v. Balubal) the Plaintiff was injured in a 2011 sideswipe…
Rank this Week: 86

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: 226

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
  • Sep 30

    Sharon Zezima, ’89: Relishing Doing on “M&A Work on Steroids”

    Sharon Zezima, ’89: Relishing Doing on “M&A Work on Steroids”
    Earlier this year, Sharon Zezima, ’89, led the legal team for the initial public stock offering (IPO) of GoPro, Inc., the high-flying San Mateo, California–based company that she joined last September as General Counsel and…
  • Sep 29

    Roger E. Reynolds, '61, 1936-2014

    Roger E. Reynolds, '61, 1936-2014
    Original source:  http://www.pims.ca/academics/news-and-announcements/post/roger-e-reynold... It is with sadness that the Council of the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies reports the passing…
  • Sep 26

    Jesse Ruiz, '95, Wins Hispanic National Bar Association's "Latino Lawyer of the Year" Award

    Jesse Ruiz, '95, Wins Hispanic National Bar Association's "Latino Lawyer of the Year" Award
    Original source:  https://gallery.mailchimp.com/df9a27c10b6d6ba38ba001440/files/b1cad0b1-3... 2014 HNBA “Latino Lawyer of the Year” Award Jesse H. Ruiz is a partner in the Corporate and…
Rank this Week: 401

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: 541

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: 703

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

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

    Legally Dead Man Sentenced to Be Actually Dead

    Legally Dead Man Sentenced to Be Actually Dead
    After I reported on the case of Donald Miller, the Ohio man who failed to convince a judge he should not be considered legally dead ("'No, You're Still Deceased,' Judge Tells Dead Man" (Oct. 10, 2013)), several people wrote…
  • Sep 29

    BREAKING: Officers Do Not Kill Suspect

    BREAKING: Officers Do Not Kill Suspect
    Okay, it's not "breaking," but it does seem worth commenting on two recent cases in which officers did not open fire on a suspect. Of course most police-citizen interactions do not end in death, but lately it has at…
  • Sep 29

    Property Dispute Resolved With Power Saw

    Property Dispute Resolved With Power Saw
    According to his attorney, Mark Besemann "knew there was some sort of dispute over the exact property line" when he bought an acre of land in 2013. Here's where his neighbor claims the exact property line is: Photo: Bob…
Rank this Week: 221

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Sep 30

    A Celebration of the Anthony Taussig Acquisition

    A Celebration of the Anthony Taussig Acquisition
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library andThe Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library invite the Yale community to A CELEBRATION OF THE ANTHONY TAUSSIG ACQUISITION   Friday, October 3, 2014   10:15-11:00am: Welcome Reception (Room 122,…
  • Sep 28

    Yale Law Library's earliest printed books: Lodovico Pontano's Singularia iuri

    Yale Law Library's earliest printed books: Lodovico Pontano's Singularia iuri
    With this final installment on our earliest printed books, we will have covered all the early centers of printing in Italy: Rome, Naples, and now Venice. Printing came to Venice in 1469 with Johann of Speyer and his brother Wendelin. Johann…
  • Sep 26

    Yale Law Library's earliest printed books: a commentary on the Liber Sextu

    Yale Law Library's earliest printed books: a commentary on the Liber Sextu
    The third of Yale Law Library’s four books from 1471 is a canon law commentary: Dominicus de Sancto Geminiano’s Super secunda parte sexti libri decretalium (Rome: Adam Rot, 1471).
Rank this Week: 856

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Sep 30

    The New York Fed: A “Captured” Regulator

    The New York Fed: A “Captured” Regulator
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Luigi Zingales, Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago, and is based on an op-ed by Mr. Zingales that was published today in Il Sole 24 Ore, which can be found here. The world…
  • Sep 30

    Delaware Court Declines to Dismiss Claims Against Disinterested Director

    Delaware Court Declines to Dismiss Claims Against Disinterested Director
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, and is based on a Sullivan & Cromwell publication authored by Alexandra D. Korry, Melissa Sawyer, and William J. Magnuson. This post is part of the Delaware…
  • Sep 30

    Executive Gatekeepers: Useful and Divertible Governance?

    Executive Gatekeepers: Useful and Divertible Governance?
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Adair Morse of the Finance Group at the University of California, Berkeley; and Wei Wang and Serena Wu, both of Queen’s School of Business, Canada. In our paper, Executive…
Rank this Week: 74