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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: 98

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 27

    What I Wish I Knew in Law School

    What I Wish I Knew in Law School
    Each year LAWPRO asks its articling students to reflect on their law school experiences and how they relate to their early working experiences. Here are the thoughts of our current students Raymond Ashurov and Rahim Andani, as written by…
  • Mar 27

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to…
  • Mar 27

    Wresting Authority From the Regulators: The Proper Role of the National Energy Board in Environmental Assessment

    Wresting Authority From the Regulators: The Proper Role of the National Energy Board in Environmental Assessment
    It is not every day that we have an opportunity to effect transformative legal change. It is natural, then, that when last summer a number of cabinet ministers announced the review of four key federal environmental laws, West Coast…
Rank this Week: 62

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Discusses of compliance, conflicts, intake and other risk issues for law firm risk professionals.

http://www.lawfirmrisk.com/
  • Mar 27

    More Detail on Conflicts-driven Departure

    More Detail on Conflicts-driven Departure
    "Breakaway Lawyers From Kasowitz Firm Point to Conflicts Dispute" --"A group of lawyers known for celebrity divorces surprised the legal industry last spring when they announced they would leave the New York law firm led by Marc E. Kasowitz,…
  • Mar 26

    Conflicts Check Called Cause of Considerable Consequence

    Conflicts Check Called Cause of Considerable Consequence
    "Whoops! Client Conflict Check Creates $4B Merger" --"Did a Big Law partner’s conflict check accidentally tip off a buyer to a deal in the works and result in one of the biggest media mergers of 2016? That very well could be the case,…
  • Mar 21

    Public Firm, Public Conflicts Allegation

    Public Firm, Public Conflicts Allegation
    Touching on a multiple issues and topics we've previously covered: "Slater and Gordon accuses class action firm of conflict" -- "The $100 million legal battle over the share-price collapse of listed law firm Slater and Gordon has…
Rank this Week: 626

The Consumer Financial Services…

The Consumer Financial Services Blog

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Fair Credit Billing Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. By Maurice & Needleman, P.C.

http://consumerfsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 590

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
Rank this Week: 78

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Cervino & Kahn Found Guilty in $15 Million VGTel Scheme

    Cervino & Kahn Found Guilty in $15 Million VGTel Scheme
    Recovery of Investment Losses in VGTel According to Investment News, broker Christopher Cervino of Franklin Lakes, N.J., and Sheik F. Kahn, a registered investment adviser in Las Vegas, NV, have been found guilty of securities fraud by a…
  • Mar 24

    Former Pennsylvania Advisor William Bucci Barred from Securities Industry

    Former Pennsylvania Advisor William Bucci Barred from Securities Industry
    Recovery of Investment Losses with William Bucci Have you suffered losses investing with former Pennsylvania financial advisor William Bucci? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA arbitration…
  • Mar 23

    Investment Professionals Inc. Fined $100,000 for Allegedly Exploiting Senior Citizen

    Investment Professionals Inc. Fined $100,000 for Allegedly Exploiting Senior Citizen
    Massachusetts Regulator orders Investment Professionals Inc. (IPI) to pay a fine and restitution Investment Professionals Inc., a broker-dealer based in San Antonio, Texas, has been ordered by the Massachusetts Securities Division to pay a…
Rank this Week: 56

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Slim Coverage of California's Ambitious Alpha Stem Cell Clinic Network

    Slim Coverage of California's Ambitious Alpha Stem Cell Clinic Network
    CIRM chart showing jump in clinical trials at institutions currently in the Alpha Clinic NetworkLast week California's soon-to-be $40 million Alpha stem cell clinic network drew attention from within the stem cell community but little…
  • Mar 23

    Fresh $5 Billion for California Stem Cell Research? Voter Poll Scheduled for This Fall

    Fresh $5 Billion for California Stem Cell Research? Voter Poll Scheduled for This Fall
    The man often called the father of the California stem cell agency today all but said he is set to launch an effort to pump an additional $5 billion in state funding into the research effort, which is scheduled to run out of cash in about…
  • Mar 23

    Alpha Clinic Session Streaming Live Today

    Alpha Clinic Session Streaming Live Today
    The symposium on Thursday dealing with California's Alpha stem cell clinics will be available online or via a phone connection that day and also later on YouTube later.Here is the information provided by the City of Hope, which is hosting the…
Rank this Week: 870

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Mar 27

    Trump's Climate of Fear Hits the Latino Metropoli

    Trump's Climate of Fear Hits the Latino Metropoli
    The Los Angeles skyline serves as a backdrop for the Boyle Hotel and Mariciachi Plaza in Boyle Heights. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times) Ruben Vives for the Los Angeles Times offers a glimpse into the fears and uneasiness of...
  • Mar 27

    Immigration Article of the Day: The Nondiscrimination Obligation of Immigration and Nationality Act Section 202(A)(1)(A) by Alan Hyde

    Immigration Article of the Day: The Nondiscrimination Obligation of Immigration and Nationality Act Section 202(A)(1)(A) by Alan Hyde
    The Nondiscrimination Obligation of Immigration and Nationality Act Section 202(A)(1)(A) by Alan Hyde, Rutgers University - School of Law, March 13, 2017 Abstract The nondiscrimination obligation of Immigration & Nationality Act Sec…
  • Mar 26

    ICE Retaliating Against Activists and Sanctuary Policie

    ICE Retaliating Against Activists and Sanctuary Policie
    From the District Sentinel: Recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement actions raise questions about the Trump Administration using deportation proceedings to punish political opponents -- both institutions and individuals. Three undocumented…
Rank this Week: 33

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Mar 27

    Liberal Party of Canada - New Constitution

    Liberal Party of Canada - New Constitution
    This week, we examine some of the political parties in Canada. We start with the governing party, the Liberal Party of Canada, and its new internal constitution. Check back each day as we feature the Rhino Party, the NDP, the...
  • Mar 24

    Trek Yo'self Before You Wreck Yo'self

    Trek Yo'self Before You Wreck Yo'self
    On stardate 42523.7 (October 26th, 2364 for those of us in the 21st century), the crew of the USS Enterprise-D, under the command of Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart1 at his finest), pulled into Starbase 173 for what was...
  • Mar 23

    To Kill a Mockingbird: When Public Opinion Hurts the Justice Proce

    To Kill a Mockingbird: When Public Opinion Hurts the Justice Proce
    “Prejudice, a dirty word, and faith, a clean one, have something in common: they both begin where reason ends.”[1] Today’s post explores a fundamental principle of Canada’s criminal justice system: every person on trial must be…
Rank this Week: 243

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    5th Circuit Upholds Student Invocations At School Board Meeting

    5th Circuit Upholds Student Invocations At School Board Meeting
    In American Humanist Association v. McCarty, (5th Cir., March 20, 2017), the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a school board's practice of opening its meetings with presentations from students, which often involves a prayer.…
  • Mar 20

    Religion Clause To Take A Publication Break

    Religion Clause To Take A Publication Break
    Dear Readers:Religion Clause will be going on a publication break until approximately the end of March.  Check back for my resumption of postings at that time.Howard Friedman
  • Mar 19

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Rafael Domingo, Theology and Jurisprudence. A Good Partnership?, (Journal of Law and Religion, 32, 2017, Forthcoming).Rafael Domingo, The Constitutional Justification of Religion, (March 9, 2017).Christine P. Bartholomew, Exorcising…
Rank this Week: 105

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of March 27, 2017

    Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of March 27, 2017
    Here are our Top 10 legal headlines for the week of March 27, 2017 from @wiselaw on Twitter.For more information on employment law, family law, and wills, estates and estates litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net.- Garry J. Wise,…
  • Mar 27

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of March 27, 2017

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of March 27, 2017
    Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of March 27, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter: Council flip-flop on Scarborough subway wreaked havoc on Metrolinx order, claims BombardierGoogle vows to fight search warrant seeking the…
  • Mar 24

    The Lawyer's Weekly: Social Media Postings Creating a Litigation 'Gold Mine'

    The Lawyer's Weekly: Social Media Postings Creating a Litigation 'Gold Mine'
    BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, ASSOCIATE LAWYERI was recently interviewed by Lawyer's Weekly correspondent Kim Arnott regarding the impact that social media can have in family law litigation.Given the nature of issues presented in family law, it is really…
Rank this Week: 649

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Mar 27

    Academic and research librarians begin work to avert cuts to federal library funding

    Academic and research librarians begin work to avert cuts to federal library funding
    “Librarians are gearing up for a “marathon” effort to preserve federal funding for libraries, research, the arts and the humanities. The Trump administration earlier this month outlined its first budget plan, which if…
  • Mar 27

    Austin’s new Central Library opening delayed — again

    Austin’s new Central Library opening delayed — again
    “The opening date for Austin’s new Central Library has been pushed back again, to this fall at the earliest, dismaying City Council members who said they don’t know how to defend the project to constituents.“It’s…
  • Mar 24

    3 UC libraries sign Expression of Interest committing to achieve open access for scholarly journal

    3 UC libraries sign Expression of Interest committing to achieve open access for scholarly journal
    “Three University of California libraries, including UC Berkeley’s, signed an Expression of Interest with Open Access 2020, or OA2020, a movement aimed at increasing accessibility to scholarly journals.The signing, announced in a…
Rank this Week: 956

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Covers broker and realtor issues, construction and development, landords and tenants, and real estate taxation. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz.

http://www.ohiorelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 924

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/
  • Mar 27

    Ornstein on election do-over

    Ornstein on election do-over
    In The Atlantic, Norm Ornstein proposes the creation of a mechanism for special presidential and vice-presidential election in "extraordinary circumstances," covering not only a terrorist attack or other catastrophic event, but also…
  • Mar 27

    Separation of Powers From Across the Street

    Separation of Powers From Across the Street
    I have been writing about decentralizing federal power for a few years now, both as a tool of comparative constitutional design and as a topic of American constitutional design expanding how federal power would be exercised across the parts…
  • Mar 27

    Will There Ever Be A Warren Court Moment for Progressives?

    Will There Ever Be A Warren Court Moment for Progressives?
    It has become a statement of conventional wisdom—even though it is one without extensive reliable empirical evidence—that the electoral base of the Republican Party cares more about judicial nominations than does the electoral base of the…
Rank this Week: 53

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Mar 27

    What should we look for when recruiting “aspiring lawyers”?

    What should we look for when recruiting “aspiring lawyers”?
    This is a guest blog post from Professor Richard Moorhead, who tweets as @RichardMoorhead and blogs at lawyerwatch. I will be insisting our pupillage committee in chambers read it.   What should we look for when recruiting…
  • Mar 23

    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing…

    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing…
    A new McKenzie Friend website has been launched this week. It is in my view an excellent illustration of the truth of the proposition that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, whether that knowledge is wielded by a law student or a…
  • Mar 21

    Child Protection Conference III – Consolidation

    Child Protection Conference III – Consolidation
    The Transparency Project is pleased to offer its support for the third multi-disciplinary Child Protection Conference to be held at the University of the West of England on June 9th. Previous events have asked the questions – is…
Rank this Week: 386

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Mar 27

    Legal news roundup - March 27, 2017

    Legal news roundup - March 27, 2017
    CanadaRemote B.C. community in mourning after four found dead in rural home, Canadian PressAdvocates back in B.C. court pursuing charges in dam collapse, Canadian PressMontreal mayor backs plan to reform police force, Canadian PressUnited…
  • Mar 24

    Access to Justice BC to receive $300,000 in funding

    Access to Justice BC to receive $300,000 in funding
    Access to Justice BC will be receiving a grant of $300,000 over three years from the Law Society of BC and the Law Foundation of BC. In an announcement issued on Tuesday, The Law Society of BC and Law Foundation of BC agreed to contribute…
  • Mar 24

    Legal news roundup - March 24, 2017

    Legal news roundup - March 24, 2017
    CanadaKeystone XL pipeline gets U.S. presidential permit: TransCanada, ReutersComplaint filed after comments by B.C. judge hearing sexual assault trial, Canadian PressToronto man charged in theft of custom gold jewelry from Shelburne, Ont.…
Rank this Week: 45

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 27

    How Dacre and the Mail are making the case for section 40 – Brian Cathcart

    How Dacre and the Mail are making the case for section 40 – Brian Cathcart
    By threatening to sue the journalism crowdfunding platform Byline, the editor of the Daily Mail isn’t just reminding us that he is a bully, he is also presenting a case study in why the Leveson reforms he hates so bitterly are exactly…
  • Mar 26

    Law and Media Round Up – 27 March 2017

    Law and Media Round Up – 27 March 2017
    The murderous terror attack in Westminster this week raised difficult question about journalistic ethics, with a number of newspapers being criticised for publishing pictures of the dead and injured which, it was suggested,…
  • Mar 26

    Inforrm Blog – (Belated) Seventh Birthday Greeting

    Inforrm Blog – (Belated) Seventh Birthday Greeting
    A loyal reader has pointed out that the Inforrm Blog missed its own seventh birthday, on 22 January 2017.  As we get older, birthdays become less important … However, we will take this opportunity to remind readers that we…
Rank this Week: 224

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Does Your Personal Injury Lawyer Have Experience With The Defense Law Firm?

    Does Your Personal Injury Lawyer Have Experience With The Defense Law Firm?
    Many lawyers advertise for personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. One group of Huntsville DUI lawyers recently put their names on billboards and began claiming specialties as varied as personal injury and elder law. Anyone can…
  • Mar 20

    Will The Alabama Legislature Limit Important Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

    Will The Alabama Legislature Limit Important Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
    A new year means a new push to harm disabled workers in Alabama. The current effort — a proposal by Decatur State Senator Arthur Orr. This is not a new effort. Senator Orr has renewed his yearly effort to cut-off medical and disability…
  • Mar 13

    Do Emergency Rooms Fail to Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injury Victims?

    Do Emergency Rooms Fail to Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injury Victims?
    Are traumatic brain injuries (TBI) being diagnosed by emergency rooms? It’s a topic of concern in our personal injury practice. We frequently help families struggling because a loved one suffers a TBI from an accident. We regularly see…
Rank this Week: 963

IPWatchdog

IPWatchdog

Offers insights on current developments in the intellectual property space, and discusses patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright information and news.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com/
  • Mar 27

    The Plight of the Public Sector Entrepreneur

    The Plight of the Public Sector Entrepreneur
    Being an entrepreneur isn't easy. While it is a tough road for anyone, it's particularly tough if you're in the public sector and threatened by politicians... Rather, the march in provision is intended to insure that good faith efforts are…
  • Mar 27

    Digital Health Patent Trends under 35 U.S.C. 101 post Alice

    Digital Health Patent Trends under 35 U.S.C. 101 post Alice
    Partway into 2017, digital health technology companies have continued to raise impressive sums of venture funding. As the market for products such as health-related mobile applications, medical wearables, patient management tools, and…
  • Mar 27

    Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Impression Products v. Lexmark International

    Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Impression Products v. Lexmark International
    On Tuesday, March 21st, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc. The case surrounding the sale and resale of printer ink cartridges will require the Supreme Court to decide…
Rank this Week: 490

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Dutch Digging Deeper

    Dutch Digging Deeper
    We've posted before on how the folks in the Netherlands really like them some euthanasia:"The number of Dutch people killed by medical euthanasia has more than doubled in the 10 years since legislation was changed to permit it, rising 13 per…
  • Mar 24

    Does it make sense?

    Does it make sense?
    Last week, we noted the curious case of Joaquin Shadow Rams, who seems to have made a habit of collecting on life insurance policies he took out on family members (one hesitates to use the phrase "loved ones"). Last we heard, he was on trial…
  • Mar 23

    ObamaCare #Winning Update

    ObamaCare #Winning Update
    Our good friend Holly R tips us to some interesting, if obvious, ACA-related news:■ Ohio Senator Rob Portman points out that, under The ObamaTax, not only was the claim that "if you like your insurance you can keep it" a lie, but that…
Rank this Week: 939

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Mar 27

    Legal clash with FTC on marketing of used car

    Legal clash with FTC on marketing of used car
    FairWarning reports: Can a used car be marketed as “safe” or “certified” even if it has defective air bags, a faulty ignition switch or other potentially lethal problems? Yes, so long as the used car dealer discloses…
  • Mar 27

    What's going on with national climate policy?

    What's going on with national climate policy?
    This article by Alan Rappeport provides details on the Trump Administration's plans to move on to tax legislation and climate policy, after Trump's spectacular failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Rappeport says that this…
  • Mar 27

    "I wrote about being a child on Medicaid. A reader called me the N-word."

    "I wrote about being a child on Medicaid. A reader called me the N-word."
    About I week ago, I posted an opinion piece by consumer reporter Michelle Singletary explaining why Trump's plan to cut medicaid was "disastrous." She's now written an article about readers' vicious reactions to that piece.
Rank this Week: 51

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Mar 27

    Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Still Unsettled

    Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Still Unsettled
    Last year, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) initiated a rule that prohibits nursing homes from requiring patients to sign mandatory arbitration agreements prior to disputes. However, CMS hit the brakes on…
  • Mar 25

    FHP: Hit-and-Run Crashes in Florida on the Rise

    FHP: Hit-and-Run Crashes in Florida on the Rise
    A recent analysis by The Tampa Bay Times, looking at figures from the Florida Highway Patrol, reveals hit-and-run crashes in Florida are on the rise.  This creates a troubling situation not just for law enforcement companies, but for…
  • Mar 23

    City to Pay $4.85M to Man Injured in Bicycle Accident Caused by Damaged Sidewalk

    City to Pay $4.85M to Man Injured in Bicycle Accident Caused by Damaged Sidewalk
    The City of San Diego has agreed to pay almost $5 million to a man injured in a bicycle accident that resulted in severe injuries when his bike was thrown nearly 30 feet after striking a sidewalk that was damaged by a tree.  The bike…
Rank this Week: 507

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Mar 27

    3 Count: Face the Change

    3 Count: Face the Change
    Bill aims to move the US Copyright Office out from under the Library of Congress, Kanye West Settles lawsuit over New Slaves and more! The post 3 Count: Face the Changes appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Mar 23

    Automatic Paraphrasing: A Problem for Academia?

    Automatic Paraphrasing: A Problem for Academia?
    A recent paper highlighted the rising threat of automated paraphrasing services. But how serious is that threat both to students and plagiarism enforcement? The post Automatic Paraphrasing: A Problem for Academia? appeared first on Plagiarism…
  • Mar 23

    3 Count: Supreme Cheerleading

    3 Count: Supreme Cheerleading
    US Supreme Court rules you can protect cheerleading uniform elements, it also applies its laches argument to patent cases and other news! The post 3 Count: Supreme Cheerleading appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 454

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    We recently ran a post asking whether special education is in danger. What do you think? #IDEA #POTUS ------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
  • Mar 23

    More On Endrew F Supreme Court Decision #FAPE #IEP #IDEA

    More On Endrew F Supreme Court Decision #FAPE #IEP #IDEA
    We ran an analysis of the Supreme Court decision yesterday that clarifies the FAPE standard- the most important substantive requirement of IDEA. You can read the post here.Some additional thoughts. First, the Court did not get to the some…
  • Mar 22

    Breaking News: Supreme Court Clarifies FAPE Standard #FAPE #Endrew F #IEP

    Breaking News: Supreme Court Clarifies FAPE Standard #FAPE #Endrew F #IEP
    OK big news. The United States Supreme Court issued a big decision on Wednesday. The high court clarified what FAPE means and how courts should apply the FAPE requirement.The decision in Endrew F by Joseph F v. Douglas County Sch Dist RE-1, #…
Rank this Week: 427

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    States Grapple with Distracting Driving Epidemic – Are More Laws the Answer?

    States Grapple with Distracting Driving Epidemic – Are More Laws the Answer?
    Despite all the warnings about the dangers, drivers in the U.S. continue to operate cell phones while behind the wheel. In fact, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), about 660,000 drivers can be…
  • Mar 13

    What’s Stalling Installation of School Bus Safety Sensors?

    What’s Stalling Installation of School Bus Safety Sensors?
    Although a law requiring all new school buses in New Jersey to be equipped with sensors that would alert drivers if someone or something was passing in front of or behind their vehicles was signed more than a year ago, most school…
  • Feb 27

    Tougher Training Requirements Needed for Safer Waterway

    Tougher Training Requirements Needed for Safer Waterway
    The recent tease of warm weather has left people dreaming about resuming their favorite outdoor activities. For many, that includes recreational boating activities like fishing, sailing and even kayaking. The U.S. National Transportation…
Rank this Week: 788

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    What Does Snapchat Need to be Identified?

    What Does Snapchat Need to be Identified?
    My daughter captured this striking photo on a recent trip to Times Square in New York City: Here is my less-artsy close-up of the same advertising, to focus in on the Snapchat logo, complete with its rounded-corner square border and dot…
  • Mar 24

    The News is Fake, but the Trademarks are Real

    The News is Fake, but the Trademarks are Real
    The trademark filings for new political slogans and catchphrases continue. Over the last couple of months, Donald Trump has repeatedly accused various news sources of disseminating “fake news.”  As a result, 14 trademark…
  • Mar 23

    Amazon’s Latest Trademark Battle: A Race Against “Chime”

    Amazon’s Latest Trademark Battle: A Race Against “Chime”
    Last month, Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) announced a new application, Amazon Chime, for online meetings, including video and voice conferencing, chat, and screen sharing. Amazon Chime will compete against a crowd of other…
Rank this Week: 15

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Mar 27

    Read Issue #73 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #73 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #73) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
  • Mar 27

    News Headlines for Mar 27, 2017

    News Headlines for Mar 27, 2017
    GameStop Closing at Least 150 Stores Amid Sales Decline – WSJ ,Bondholders Trust China Too Much – Bloomberg Gadfly ,Northeast Ohio consumers complain about hhGregg delivery delays – newsnet5.com Cleveland ,Sears’ plan…
  • Mar 25

    New Bankruptcy Court Case Filed in the Bankruptcy Court: 3:17-ap-03006- Committee of Unsecured Creditors v. CoBank, ACB

    New Bankruptcy Court Case Filed in the Bankruptcy Court: 3:17-ap-03006- Committee of Unsecured Creditors v. CoBank, ACB
    A new case was just opened in the Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtor’s name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 3:17-ap-03006- Committee of Unsecured Creditors v. CoBank, ACB. This is a breaking news…
Rank this Week: 16

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
  • Mar 27

    The Americas – 2017 Proxy Season Preview

    The Americas – 2017 Proxy Season Preview
    Proxy season is in full swing in Latin America, and is just beginning to heat up in Canada and the United States, and some early trends are already becoming evident across the Americas. Interestingly, there seems to be a slow but potent…
  • Mar 27

    Did Say-on-Pay Reduce or “Compress” CEO Pay?

    Did Say-on-Pay Reduce or “Compress” CEO Pay?
    In the Dodd-Frank Act legislation after the 2008 Financial Crisis, the inclusion of shareholder SOP voting was driven by bipartisan Congressional support to “control executive compensation…” at corporations. In 2009, a…
  • Mar 26

    Does the Market Value Professional Directors?

    Does the Market Value Professional Directors?
    Professional directors, as often defined by academics and practitioners, are independent directors whose only vocation consists of serving as corporate directors on one or more boards. Such directors hold no other full-time employment.…
Rank this Week: 816

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Fane Lozman wants back in the Supreme Court

    Fane Lozman wants back in the Supreme Court
    You all remember him -- he's the guy who won the floating home case.  Well, he's back.  From Curt Anderson:Four years ago, Fane Lozman won an improbable longshot victory when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with him that his floating…
  • Mar 23

    How would you answer this question?

    How would you answer this question?
    While Gorsuch is being grilled on these important questions, Labor nominee Alex Acosta is quietly having his hearings.  From the Miami Herald:“Why cut a non-prosecution deal despite your staff saying you shouldn’t?”…
  • Mar 21

    Shaniek Maynard is your new Ft. Pierce Magistrate

    Shaniek Maynard is your new Ft. Pierce Magistrate
    It's not official yet because she is undergoing her FBI background check.  But that should happen soon.  She grew up in Ft. Pierce and went to Yale Law School.  Seems like an excellent choice.
Rank this Week: 149

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 123

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 469

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Jahi McMath - Case Management Conference

    Jahi McMath - Case Management Conference
    The next case management conference conference in Jahi McMath medical malpractice case is April 3, 2017. All parties have filed CMC statements.  Some indicate party discovery may occur this summer.  But that will likely be affected…
  • Mar 27

    Dying Fast and Slow: Improving Quality of Dying and Preventing Untimely Death

    Dying Fast and Slow: Improving Quality of Dying and Preventing Untimely Death
    The Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy has just published the proceedings from its April 2016 conference "Dying Fast and Slow: Improving Quality of Dying and Preventing Untimely Deaths."   All the articles are…
  • Mar 26

    Legal Briefing: New Penalties for Ignoring Advance Directives and Do-Not-Resuscitate Order

    Legal Briefing: New Penalties for Ignoring Advance Directives and Do-Not-Resuscitate Order
    I now have nearly thirty "Legal Briefing" articles in the Journal of Clinical Ethics.  The latest one is "New Penalties for Ignoring Advance Directives and Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders."  Here is the abstract: Patients in the…
Rank this Week: 862

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/
  • Mar 27

    Vilares et al. on Knowledge, Recklessness, and the Brain

    Vilares et al. on Knowledge, Recklessness, and the Brain
    Iris Vilares, Michael Wesley, Woo-Young Ahn, Richard J. Bonnie, Morris B. Hoffman, Owen D. Jones, Stephen Morse, Gideon Yaffe, Terry Lohrenz and Read Montague (University College London - Wellcome Trust Center for Neuroimaging, University of…
  • Mar 26

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 462 Law, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality Mark A. Lemley and Eugene Volokh Stanford Law School and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law Date…
  • Mar 25

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Tuesday Lee v. U.S.: Whether it is always irrational for a noncitizen defendant with longtime legal resident status and extended familial and business ties to the United States…
Rank this Week: 90

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 525

Indiana Business Lawyer Blog

Indiana Business Lawyer Blog

Cover business and corporate law issues. By Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse.

http://www.indianabusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Broadband Access in Rural Areas and Mandatory E-filing

    Broadband Access in Rural Areas and Mandatory E-filing
    Attorneys practicing in Indiana are well aware that Indiana courts and administrative agencies are moving to “mandatory” electronic filing.  The Indiana Supreme Court’s e-filing project is rolling along, with e-filing…
  • Mar 20

    Liability Limitation for Indiana’s Weekend Warrior

    Liability Limitation for Indiana’s Weekend Warrior
    On February 16, 2017, the Indiana Supreme Court issued an opinion regarding a sports participant’s duty owed to other participants in sports-injury tort cases. Megenity v. Dunn (No. 22D03-1309-CT-1354, decided Feb. 16, 2017). The Court…
  • Mar 15

    Indiana Stormwater Act: Municipalities May Assess Fee on Property Owners Even When Property Does Not Cause Runoff

    Indiana Stormwater Act: Municipalities May Assess Fee on Property Owners Even When Property Does Not Cause Runoff
    On February 15, 2017, the Indiana Court of Appeals issued a published opinion affirming a municipality’s ability to charge a Stormwater Fee to all property owners within the boundaries of the city. Mint Management, LLC v. City of…
Rank this Week: 291

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Mar 27

    Dynamic SCOTUS week for criminal law fan

    Dynamic SCOTUS week for criminal law fan
    I am on the road and thus going to be on-line and blogging only intermittently over the next few days. Perhaps for that reason, I am anticipating that the Supreme Court is going to be up to some interesting criminal...
  • Mar 26

    "Recognizing Redemption: Old Criminal Records and Employment Outcomes"

    "Recognizing Redemption: Old Criminal Records and Employment Outcomes"
    The title of this post is the title of this new essay authored by Peter Leasure and Tia Stevens Andersen available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: Upon completion of their sentences and when attempting to ‘reenter’ society, offenders…
  • Mar 26

    Notable perspectives on state and direction of modern criminal justice reform effort

    Notable perspectives on state and direction of modern criminal justice reform effort
    James Forman has this lengthy new commentary in the New York Times under the headlined "Justice Springs Eternal." I recommend the full piece to anyone and everyone seeking to take stock and reflect upon the current moment in the…
Rank this Week: 59

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Mar 27

    Tag, You’re It

    Tag, You’re It
    There wasn’t any dispute that the use of the word “master” as a title for the person who headed a dorm at Yale was not related in any way to slavery, but that wasn’t the point. The word was the same as the word used in…
  • Mar 27

    Do Blue Lies Matter?

    Do Blue Lies Matter?
    If it appears in a serious publication, it acquired the gloss of ascribed credibility. After all, a serious publication wouldn’t publish something that wasn’t true, right? And there can be no doubt that Scientific American is a…
  • Mar 26

    The Casetext Pivot

    The Casetext Pivot
    When I saw the post by Bob Ambrogi, I was, frankly, stunned. Twelve million dollars? How could that be? The legal research service Casetext is announcing today that it has closed on a $12 million Series B funding round. Excluding…
Rank this Week: 30

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • Mar 27

    Two Cheers for Copyright

    Two Cheers for Copyright
    Some people are cheering and some people are shrugging in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision last week in Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands.[1] The Court held that designs for Varsity Brands’ cheerleading uniforms may be…
  • Mar 7

    Reading List: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Reading List: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    Law and entrepreneurship?  Law and innovation?  Read these three pieces in a single sitting: Startups and Unmet Legal Needs (Alice Armitage, Evan Frondorf, Christopher Williams, and Robin Feldman) Abstract: To foster innovation, we…
  • Mar 6

    Legal Infrastructure

    Legal Infrastructure
    I am aggregating the posts from the recent online symposium at Prawfsblawg concerning two relatively new books: Gillian Hadfield’s  Rules for a Flat World: Why Humans Invented Law and How to Reinvent It for a Complex Global Economy…
Rank this Week: 191

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Why NOW is the Time to Comply with China’s Employment Laws, Part 2

    Why NOW is the Time to Comply with China’s Employment Laws, Part 2
    In part one of this series, I explained what has changed in China to make employer compliance — especially for foreign companies doing business in China — so important. In this part two, I explain what our China employment…
  • Mar 26

    China Negotiating Lesson

    China Negotiating Lesson
    Just read a post over at Andrew Hupert’s ChinaSolved Bog, entitled, 5 Negotiating Lessons from Sec. of State Tillerson’s Beijing Trip. Hupert, who I count among the foremost experts at negotiating with Chinese companies,…
  • Mar 25

    Apple Wins China Design Patent Case: We Told You Not to Panic

    Apple Wins China Design Patent Case: We Told You Not to Panic
    Last year, in the midst of media hullabloo regarding Apple having lost a design patent lawsuit in China, we wrote China’s Design Patent Scourge Has Snared Apple: Nobody Panic, calling for everyone to calm down because Apple would likely…
Rank this Week: 219

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    TTAB Test: Which of These Four Section 2(d) Refusals Was Reversed?

    TTAB Test: Which of These Four Section 2(d) Refusals Was Reversed?
    It has been said that one can predict the outcome of a Section 2(d) case 95% of the time just by looking at the marks and the goods. Here are four recent Section 2(d) appeals, one of which resulted in reversal. Which one? [Answer will be…
  • Mar 24

    TTAB Test: Is "THE BOX" Merely Descriptive of Packaged Charcoal?

    TTAB Test: Is "THE BOX" Merely Descriptive of Packaged Charcoal?
    The USPTO refused registration of the mark THE BOX, in standard character and design form, for "charcoal; charcoal packaged in charcoal starter," finding the proposed mark to be merely descriptive of the goods and requiring a disclaimer of…
  • Mar 23

    Can't Amend VINA DEL PASO to VINO DEL PASO for Wine, Says TTAB

    Can't Amend VINA DEL PASO to VINO DEL PASO for Wine, Says TTAB
    After receiving a notice of allowance for the mark VINA DEL PASO, applicant Tri Vin Imports filed a Statement of Use that included an amendment of the mark to VINO DEL PASO. Examining Attorney Sani Khouri rejected the amendment on the ground…
Rank this Week: 69

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Mar 27

    Tennessee Supreme Court Redefines “Reasonable Purpose” in Parental Relocation Cases: Aragon v. Aragon

    Tennessee Supreme Court Redefines “Reasonable Purpose” in Parental Relocation Cases: Aragon v. Aragon
    Facts: This is a parental relocation case where the Court of Appeals split 2-1 over what is meant by a “reasonable purpose” for a parent’s relocation. The facts of the case can be found in this post discussing the Court of…
  • Mar 24

    Photo of the Week: Grey Tree Froglet

    Photo of the Week: Grey Tree Froglet
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family-Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography
  • Mar 22

    Divorce Rate in U.S. Drops to Nearly 40-Year Low

    Divorce Rate in U.S. Drops to Nearly 40-Year Low
    This article by Abigail Abrams in Time Magazine may be of interest. Divorce Rate in U.S. Drops to Nearly 40-Year Low The U.S. divorce rate dropped for the third year in a row, reaching its lowest point in nearly 40 years, according to data…
Rank this Week: 275

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
  • Mar 27

    Happiness on the Shelf

    Happiness on the Shelf
    Are you happy today? If not today, are you happy with your life generally? If you’re wondering why that question matters, and you tend to think about pursuing happiness as a poetic flourish rather than a  mission statement, you…
  • Mar 24

    60-Year Anniversary of the Rome Treatie

    60-Year Anniversary of the Rome Treatie
    On March 25, 1957 – 60 years ago tomorrow – the governments of France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg signed the “Treaties of Rome”, thereby establishing what would later become the…
  • Mar 23

    World Meteorological Day

    World Meteorological Day
    Today, March 23rd, is World Meteorological Day, as dubbed by the United Nations in WMO/EC-XII/Res. 6 and celebrated around the world. The United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization (WMO) provides the framework for international…
Rank this Week: 63

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Mar 27

    Botched Bankruptcy Leads To More Violations And Suspension

    Botched Bankruptcy Leads To More Violations And Suspension
    A year and a day suspension (requiring proof of present fitness for reinstatement) has been imposed by a Colorado Hearing Board. Braham mishandled his clients’ bankruptcy case and electronically filed several documents that his clients had…
  • Mar 27

    Menacing

    Menacing
    A criminal conviction led to an attorney's disbarment in Colorado. On October 25, 2013, two Colorado Springs police officers came to Respondent’s residence to assist another person in removing her property from the residence. That day,…
  • Mar 26

    Ontario Admits Disbarred Florida Attorney

    Ontario Admits Disbarred Florida Attorney
    An application for admission to practice was allowed (over a dissent) by a Tribunal Hearing Division of the Law Society of Upper Canada The issue before us is whether the applicant, Ronald Ori Davidovic, is of good character and should...
Rank this Week: 415

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

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

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Mar 27

    How Estate Planning Attorneys Market Their Personal Brand

    How Estate Planning Attorneys Market Their Personal Brand
    If there’s one thing that sets you apart from any other estate planning attorney, it’s you: your history, your personality, your interests and even your quirks, which all contribute to making you different. Capitalize on your uniqueness…
  • Mar 24

    Consistency Counts for Law Firm Marketing Metrics Too

    Consistency Counts for Law Firm Marketing Metrics Too
    Extremes are the enemies of effectiveness when it comes to tracking marketing data. Looking at metrics without any consistency can present a distorted picture that leaves marketing efforts vulnerable to decisions based on data that, while…
  • Mar 23

    The Estate Planning Attorney’s Swiss Army Knife: Blog

    The Estate Planning Attorney’s Swiss Army Knife: Blog
    To rise above the competitive noise on the web, law firm marketing must constantly create a strong presence. To do that, you need fresh content, regularly refreshed content, relevant content, keywords and topics that matter to your prospects…
Rank this Week: 502

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Mar 27

    How to Avoid Business Opportunity Frauds and MLM Scam

    How to Avoid Business Opportunity Frauds and MLM Scam
    In a past appearance on CNBC’s On the Money, Tracy Coenen talked about how consumers could protect themselves from business opportunity scams and multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes. MLMs parade themselves around as business…
  • Mar 22

    Using Bank Statements in Child Support and Divorce Case

    Using Bank Statements in Child Support and Divorce Case
    Bank statements can be a very valuable tool in child support and divorce cases, particularly when one party has not been forthcoming about income an expenses. We can look at deposits to draw conclusions about income, and the level of…
  • Mar 20

    Big Name Tax Prep Services Are a Waste of Money

    Big Name Tax Prep Services Are a Waste of Money
    You need your personal taxes done and they’re not that complex, so you think you’ll just run right over to H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt, Liberty Tax Service, or some other tax preparation franchise. It’s easy and they must…
Rank this Week: 31