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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 3

    Immigration Article of the Day: Disaggregating 'Immigration Law' by Matthew J. Lindsay

    Immigration Article of the Day: Disaggregating 'Immigration Law' by Matthew J. Lindsay
    Disaggregating 'Immigration Law' by Matthew J. Lindsay, University of Baltimore - School of Law 2016 Florida Law Review, Vol. 68, pp 181-266, 2016 Abstract: Courts and scholars have long noted the constitutional exceptionalism of the federal…
  • May 3

    Immigration Law Prof Fatma Marouf Moves from UNLV to Texas A & M

    Immigration Law Prof Fatma Marouf Moves from UNLV to Texas A & M
    Leiter Law Reports complied a list of lateral move among tenure track law professors. One of those listed is Fatma Marouf, an immigration law and clinical professor, who is moving from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to Texas A...
  • May 3

    Actress Cate Blanchett UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

    Actress Cate Blanchett UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, yesterday announced the appointment of Academy Award winning actor Cate Blanchett as a global Goodwill Ambassador. The announcement comes as Blanchett returns from a mission to Jordan to witness the ongoing…
Rank this Week: 31

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • May 3

    How to Conduct a Content Audit of Your Law Firm Website

    How to Conduct a Content Audit of Your Law Firm Website
    Sally outlines the best way to audit your website content. Categories: Content The post How to Conduct a Content Audit of Your Law Firm Website appeared first on PaperStreet
  • May 3

    Website Grievances as Told by the PaperStreet Development Team

    Website Grievances as Told by the PaperStreet Development Team
    The development team discusses their website pet-peeves. Categories: PaperStreet Rants & Raves Web Site Design The post Website Grievances as Told by the PaperStreet Development Team appeared first on PaperStreet
  • May 3

    PaperStreet Essentials: The Steps to Building Legal Websites on a Budget

    PaperStreet Essentials: The Steps to Building Legal Websites on a Budget
    A brief overview of launching a website with our Essentials design line. Categories: Law Firm Web Design PaperStreet Web Site Design The post PaperStreet Essentials: The Steps to Building Legal Websites on a Budget appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 363

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/
  • May 3

    Beyond Biglaw: Imperfect Information

    Beyond Biglaw: Imperfect Information
    Ultimately, it is every lawyer's responsibility to embrace the world of imperfect information, and prepare as best as possible to unearth as much information as they can.
  • May 3

    Morning Docket: 05.03.16

    Morning Docket: 05.03.16
    * As Judge Shira Scheindlin leaves the federal bench to join Stroock concentrating on public interest work as of counsel, Law360 spoke with Judge Scheindlin about the move. [Law360] * George Mason's president responds to rumblings that the…
  • May 2

    3 Arguments In Favor Of Warrantless Breathalyzer Tests — And Why They’re Wrong

    3 Arguments In Favor Of Warrantless Breathalyzer Tests — And Why They’re Wrong
    Nobody endorses drunk driving, of course -- but the underlying constitutional principles matter, even for those of us who may never run afoul of the law.
Rank this Week: 9

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 3

    An (unhelpful?) exploration of how a troubled young man gets 50 years in Mississippi prison for first felony conviction

    An (unhelpful?) exploration of how a troubled young man gets 50 years in Mississippi prison for first felony conviction
    The Clarion-Ledger is starting a series of articles titled "Blinded Justice" that will "examine how justice and punishment are dispensed across Mississippi in wildly varying ways." This first piece, headlined "50…
  • May 2

    "Prosecutorial Analytics"

    "Prosecutorial Analytics"
    The title of this post is the title of this interesting-looking new article by Jason Kreag now avaible via SSRN. Here is the abstract: The institution of the prosecutor has more power than any other in the criminal justice system....
  • May 2

    Digging deeply into Virginia's crowded prisons and parole paractice

    Digging deeply into Virginia's crowded prisons and parole paractice
    A local public radio station in Virginia now has available at this link a detailed look as corrections practices in the state. The umbrella title for all the coverage is "Crowded Prisons, Rare Parole: A Five Part Series," and…
Rank this Week: 429

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: 20

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/
  • May 3

    PTAB Deems Method for Providing Funds to a Player at a Gaming Facility as Patent-Ineligible Subject Matter

    PTAB Deems Method for Providing Funds to a Player at a Gaming Facility as Patent-Ineligible Subject Matter
    Takeaway: A PTAB panel affirmed an Examiner's rejection of the claimed subject matter as being directed to patent-inelgible subject matter.  In part, the panel found the claimed subject matter was directed to the abstract idea…
  • Apr 21

    Obviousness roundup for March 2016

    Obviousness roundup for March 2016
    [Today's guest post is from Robert K S, who is a patent attorney from Cleveland, Ohio.]Countering obviousness rejections can be both the most quotidian and the most challenging task of the patent practitioner or pro se applicant. For those…
  • Apr 14

    Board reverses 101 rejection of a method claim reciting particular machine component

    Board reverses 101 rejection of a method claim reciting particular machine component
    Takeaway:  A PTAB panel found that the Examiner failed to establish a prima facie case of unpatentability in reversing an Examiner’s § 101 rejection relating to hardware/software technology for establishing…
Rank this Week: 289

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Activity Tracking Patents Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101

    Activity Tracking Patents Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101
    The ALJ granted respondents' motion for summary determination that two of complainant's activity tracking patents were invalid for lack of patentable subject matter and found that the asserted claims were directed to abstract ideas.…
  • May 2

    Top Patentees in the First Quarter of 2016

    Top Patentees in the First Quarter of 2016
    WHAT THESE CHARTS MEANThese charts show the most active patentees in U.S. district court cases during the first quarter of 2016 by the number of cases and the number of accusations asserted in those cases. In the first quarter of 2016,…
  • May 2

    Orders Denying § 101 Challenges for Failure to Show a Lack of Inventive Concept

    Orders Denying § 101 Challenges for Failure to Show a Lack of Inventive Concept
    The most common reason § 101 challenges fail is a failure to establish the first step of the Alice analysis, that the challenged claims are directed to an abstract idea or some other patent ineligible subject matter. However, eighteen…
Rank this Week: 737

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 3

    Reminder: Professionalism for New Attorney

    Reminder: Professionalism for New Attorney
    The North Carolina State Bar Professionalism for New Attorneys is a MANDATORY program that newly licensed attorneys must complete in their first year to meet CLE requirements (http://www.nccle.org). Charlotte School of Law is offering…
  • May 3

    To Weed or Not to Weed…

    To Weed or Not to Weed…
    Much as a good garden may have some weeds, a good library may have some weeds as well. So let’s take a second to chat a little about the ‘anti-acquisition’ – otherwise known as the ‘weed.’ Susannah Tredwell…
  • May 2

    North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course

    North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course
      Program Dates:                     September 9- September 10, 2016 Friday Session Time:           …
Rank this Week: 476

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/
  • May 3

    NYT profiles first "climate refugees" in the U.S.

    NYT profiles first "climate refugees" in the U.S.
    A sign of things to come, reports the Times: In January, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced grants totaling $1 billion in 13 states to help communities adapt to climate change, by building stronger levees, dams and…
  • May 3

    Are Uber drivers employees or contractors?

    Are Uber drivers employees or contractors?
    That question was the subject of a recent class action lawsuit on behalf of the drivers in California and Massachusetts. Now Uber will pay $100 million to settle the case and will allow the drivers to collect tips, but will...
  • May 2

    Chamber of Commerce Letter on Arbitration: Does it Make the Case for Class Actions?

    Chamber of Commerce Letter on Arbitration: Does it Make the Case for Class Actions?
    by Jeff Sovern Earlier today, the US Chamber of Commerce released a letter to CFPB Director Richard Cordray from David Hirschmann, President and CEO, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness, urging the Director to address certain issues at…
Rank this Week: 77

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • May 3

    Harvard Clinical Fellow Opening

    Harvard Clinical Fellow Opening
    From FOI Bob Bordone: I’m writing to let you know that we have just listed an opening for a clinical fellow position at the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program. This position will be open until filled. This is a…
  • May 3

    This Year’s Recipe for Success in Negotiation

    This Year’s Recipe for Success in Negotiation
    This year, like last year, I ended my negotiation course with students discussing their personal recipes for success in negotiation. To give them some ideas, I assigned them to read Andrea’s cute piece (written along with half the rest…
  • May 1

    Photo Album – 2015

    Photo Album – 2015
    This next photo album is from the ABA SDR conference in Seattle.  Jean Sternlight received the annual scholarship award and attended with her law school and real-life family. Back row:  Michael Saltman, Sonja Saltman, Dean Daniel…
Rank this Week: 924

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • May 3

    MEDVAL Awarded WorkersCompensation.com Best Blog Designation for 2016

    MEDVAL Awarded WorkersCompensation.com Best Blog Designation for 2016
    In 2015, the workers’ compensation blogger community was saddened by LexisNexis’ decision to discontinue its top blogs awards. However Bob Wilson and some like-minded cohorts decided that need not be the end of a good thing. In an…
  • Apr 19

    A portent of things to come? CMS releases revised WCRC contract pre-solicitation

    A portent of things to come? CMS releases revised WCRC contract pre-solicitation
    CMS has revised their pre-solicitation for the WCRC contract with the following statement: ATTENTION: RFP-CMS-2016-8A-0008 PRE-SOLICITATION notice has been updated as follows. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has…
  • Apr 18

    Additional Updates to the WCMSA Reference Guide

    Additional Updates to the WCMSA Reference Guide
    An updated and revised WCMSA reference guide was just issued today.  The revised guide, version 2.5, can be found here. The revised WCMSA reference guide has two minor updates, both of which CMS has been addressing in the past couple of…
Rank this Week: 620

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 5

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • May 3

    The Essential Link between Privacy and Security: Optimizing for Both

    The Essential Link between Privacy and Security: Optimizing for Both
    As we explore how best to use data analytics to provide value for important social functions like healthcare, education, transportation and law enforcement, many people believe that the use of the data will necessarily erode privacy. I…
  • May 2

    Drones and the “Internet of Things-Style Surveillance Network”

    Drones and the “Internet of Things-Style Surveillance Network”
    Nextgov reports that the State Department has put out a request for information for a wireless intrustion detection system that the story describes as an “Internet of Things-style surveillance network.” [The] department is…
  • May 2

    Hoover Book Soiree: Jeff Powell on "Targeting Americans"

    Hoover Book Soiree: Jeff Powell on "Targeting Americans"
    The next in our series of Hoover Book Soirees will take place at the Hoover Institution's Washington Office on May 11, when Jack interviews H. Jefferson Powell about his new book, Targeting Americans: The Constitutionality of the…
Rank this Week: 50

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • May 3

    Tolkien annotated map of Middle-earth acquired by Bodleian library

    Tolkien annotated map of Middle-earth acquired by Bodleian library
    “Here be dragons – and wolves, bears, witches, camels, elephants, orcs, elves and hobbits. A map of Middle-earth, which to generations of fans remains the greatest fantasy world ever created, heavily annotated by JRR Tolkien, has…
  • May 3

    Harvard Book Store and Shelfie Partner to Offer Ebook Bundle

    Harvard Book Store and Shelfie Partner to Offer Ebook Bundle
    “Harvard Book Store and Shelfie have partnered up to offer ebook bundles on a select number of New York Times best-selling books. If you visit the Harvard Book Store, you’ll find these shelf talkers around the store!We…
  • May 2

    Deal with city averts library workers strike

    Deal with city averts library workers strike
    “The city and its library workers have closed the book on another contentious round of bargaining and avoided a strike.CUPE Local 4948 announced early Monday that it had reached a tentative contract agreement with the City of Toronto.…
Rank this Week: 75

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 3

    Humanize Work Comp To Realize Medical Saving

    Humanize Work Comp To Realize Medical Saving
    Medical costs continue to account for a significant portion of every workers’ compensation claims.  In order to address this matter, innovative teams are seeking improvements in the way they direct medical care and treatment in…
  • May 3

    Illinois Roofing Contractor Slips Up on Comp Coverage

    Illinois Roofing Contractor Slips Up on Comp Coverage
    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently cited a Norridge roofing contractor after inspectors saw employees working on residential roofing projects without fall protection at two Chicago area…
  • May 2

    A Carpal Tunnel Injury Is Not Always Compensable

    A Carpal Tunnel Injury Is Not Always Compensable
    Heavy use of personal, laptop, iPod, and Tablet Computers in today’s working world has caused a significant rise in carpal tunnel injury compensation claims.  Repetitive Motion, Vibration, or Poor environmental conditions are…
Rank this Week: 630

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • May 3

    El IMPI explica a niños, con caricatura, qué es la Propiedad Intelectual

    El IMPI explica a niños, con caricatura, qué es la Propiedad Intelectual
      (FOTO: IMPI) El director del IMPI, Miguel Ángel Margáin (al centro) presentó el programa educativo con el embajador de la República de Corea en México, Chun Bee-Ho, y  el director adjunto de…
  • May 2

    Lidera UNAM solicitudes de patentes por universidades y centros de investigación

    Lidera UNAM solicitudes de patentes por universidades y centros de investigación
    FUENTE: AGENCIA ID En promedio, cada año solicita 318 patentes y se le otorgan 104 De las solicitudes de patentes que por parte de mexicanos se presentan anualmente en el país, el 54 por ciento de ellas corresponde a…
  • May 2

    Innovación en cemento y materiales para la construcción

    Innovación en cemento y materiales para la construcción
    AUTOR: Carmen Baéz FUENTE:  AGENCIA INFORMATIVA CONACYT Ciudad de México. (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Considerada hoy como un gigante de la construcción en México y en el mundo, la…
Rank this Week: 491

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Universal Music secures summary judgment against IFP for copyright infringement

    Universal Music secures summary judgment against IFP for copyright infringement
    This Kat hates long-haul flights, but is grateful that airlines have improved entertainment packages in an effort to make the journey less dull. She recently learnt that this in-flight entertainment is not just a source of boredom relief, but…
  • May 2

    Never too late: if you missed the IPKat last week

    Never too late: if you missed the IPKat last week
    Were you too busy for the IPKat last week? The 94th edition of Never Too Late is here to help out.** Paint it VantablackIs it possible to have the exclusive rights over a colour - the "blackest black ever"? Alberto Bellan introduces…
  • May 1

    Trade mark infringement leads to 'poultry' profit

    Trade mark infringement leads to 'poultry' profit
    Account of profits in trade mark infringement and passing off cases? The IPKat is delighted to host a guest contribution by Simon Chapman (Lewis Silkin) on this very topic and on a case (Jack Wills v House of Fraser) in which he and…
Rank this Week: 64

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 118

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
  • May 3

    How Management Risk Affects Corporate Debt

    How Management Risk Affects Corporate Debt
    A firm’s default risk reflects not only the likelihood that it will have bad luck, but also the risk that the firm’s managerial decisions will lead the firm to default. Management risk occurs when the impact of management on firm…
  • May 3

    NASDAQ and Disclosure of Third-Party Compensation for Director

    NASDAQ and Disclosure of Third-Party Compensation for Director
    NASDAQ has proposed changes to its listing standards to require disclosure of third-party compensation arrangements for directors and nominees. After withdrawing an initial proposal on this subject, NASDAQ has revised the proposal, and it has…
  • May 2

    Metlife: FSOC “Too-Big-to-Fail” Designation

    Metlife: FSOC “Too-Big-to-Fail” Designation
    On March 30, Judge Rosemary Collyer of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia invalidated the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (“FSOC”) designation of MetLife as a systemically important financial…
Rank this Week: 73

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • May 3

    Legal news roundup - May 3, 2016

    Legal news roundup - May 3, 2016
    Canada Trial of Dutch man accused in Amanda Todd case delayed until summer, Canadian Press Man accused of killing Quebec woman in California gets plea deal, Canadian Press Vancouver bylaws close 22 pot shops, Canadian Press United…
  • May 2

    Lawyers criticize loophole that allows groping doctors to still practise

    Lawyers criticize loophole that allows groping doctors to still practise
    Toronto-area lawyers are calling for changes to the way doctors are punished for sexual abuse after a doctor who groped four female patients will be allowed to continue to practise.   Recent media coverage of Dr. Javad Peirovy has led to…
  • May 2

    Legal news roundup - May 2, 2016

    Legal news roundup - May 2, 2016
    Canada B.C. hearing to decide on 'high-risk' label for mentally ill dad who killed kids, Canadian Press Brampton judge acquits driver after faulty breathalyzer test, Toronto Star P.E.I. man killed in industrial accident identified, Canadian…
Rank this Week: 140

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • May 3

    Building, Maintaining and Leveraging your Technology Patent Portfolio: A Qualitative Approach

    Building, Maintaining and Leveraging your Technology Patent Portfolio: A Qualitative Approach
    An organization’s overall IP strategy should support business strategies and help increase the value of the company. IP strategy will be different depending on the business and market. Value is not always about how much money can be…
  • May 3

    ‘Science’ publishes biased patent trolling article, regurgitating Harvard patent hatred

    ‘Science’ publishes biased patent trolling article, regurgitating Harvard patent hatred
    Pre-litigation review of cases to weed out instances of patent trolling sounds like a great idea, but what more weeding out do the authors want? Since the Supreme Court decided Alice v. CLS Bank nearly 70% of all software patents have been…
  • May 3

    Re-Classification According to New EU Trade Mark Regulation

    Re-Classification According to New EU Trade Mark Regulation
    The new European Community Trade Mark Regulation, as approved by Regulation (EU) 2015/2424 of the European Parliament, entered into force on March 23, 2016. Among other amendments, the provisions of Article 28(8) of the new Regulation…
Rank this Week: 116

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday May 3, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by @wiselaw on May 3, 2016 at 6:05am PDTA last will cannot have provisions that run contrary to public policy.For…
  • May 2

    Should law firms really be on social media?

    Should law firms really be on social media?
    Join our discussion tomorrow on Blab at 12:00 noon.A video posted by @wiselaw on May 2, 2016 at 7:08am PDT Featuring Sandra Bekhor @Sandra_Bekhor, Kim McLaughlin @LyraComm, and Joy Yusi of @wiselaw - Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our…
  • May 2

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of May 2, 2016

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of May 2, 2016
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Lawyers, are you committed to your marketing plan? Should #lawyers be on social media? #BLAB on Tuesday @ noon w/ @sandra_bekhor, @LyraComm, and Joy Yusi of @wiselawOntario…
Rank this Week: 143

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: 307

Court News Ohio

Court News Ohio

Provides case announcements and decision highlights. From the Supreme Court of Ohio and Ohio Government Telecommunications.

http://www.courtnewsohio.gov/
Rank this Week: 754

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • May 3

    Florida Lawyer as Registered Agent

    Florida Lawyer as Registered Agent
    Under Florida law, the registered agent for a company does not have to be a lawyer, accountant, or service company. The registered agent could be an officer or director of the company. That would make sense because it would help make…
  • Apr 28

    Tort or Torte

    Tort or Torte
    Which one is the dessert your favorite aunt made last year? A tort or torte?  According to Black’s Law Dictionary, a tort is a legal wrong committed on a person or his property. Torte, on the other hand, is…
  • Apr 26

    New Miami Anti-Money Laundering Regulation

    New Miami Anti-Money Laundering Regulation
    Outrageous money laundering happens in cash-based Florida real estate transactions. This has sparked some new Miami anti-money laundering regulations that affect everyone. As of March 1, 2016, real estate settlement agents…
Rank this Week: 847

The California Wage and Hour Law…

The California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees

Covers overtime, meal breaks, rest breaks, and pay checks. By Steven G. Pearl.

http://cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 790

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 3

    Abortion in Europe

    Abortion in Europe
    From NBC News: Graphic pictures of aborted fetuses, prayer vigils and protesters. It's no coincidence that the anti-abortion movement looks the same from London to Dublin to Warsaw. It's mostly Gregg Cunningham. The California-based activist…
  • May 2

    The State of Facebook and Family Law

    The State of Facebook and Family Law
    From California Lawyer: Facebook is ubiquitous now, right? What “You’ve Got Mail!” was to the 90s, “Like” buttons and status updates are to today’s Internet users. And while I was one of the first college students to use Facebook,…
  • May 1

    8 Steps to Rebuild Your Financial Life After Divorce

    8 Steps to Rebuild Your Financial Life After Divorce
    From MarketWatch: If you’ve gone through it, you don’t need me to tell you how financially devastating divorce can be. Many people lose half (or more) of everything they’ve saved over their lives. This includes their home, retirement,…
Rank this Week: 114

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • May 3

    CLE Provider Lawline Unveils Major Redesign of its Website

    CLE Provider Lawline Unveils Major Redesign of its Website
    Logging in takes you to a page showing all your courses. It’s been several years since I’ve written anything about Lawline, which I once described as a company that was disrupting the CLE industry. What brings me back to Lawline…
  • May 2

    Thomson Reuters’ Firm Central Rolls Out a Number of New Feature

    Thomson Reuters’ Firm Central Rolls Out a Number of New Feature
    Widgets on matter pages can now be rearranged or removed. It has been over a year since I last wrote about Firm Central, the cloud-based practice management application from Thomson Reuters. I’ve been meaning to write an update since…
  • Apr 28

    Towards A More Accurate Listing of Legal Tech Startup

    Towards A More Accurate Listing of Legal Tech Startup
    A recent post of mine drew a lot of attention for stating that the number of legal startups had nearly tripled in two years. Relying on the Angel List roster of legal startups, I observed that the number had grown from 412 two years ago…
Rank this Week: 599

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 3

    St. Pete Police Arrest Man Accused of Running $1 Million Marijuana Operation

    St. Pete Police Arrest Man Accused of Running $1 Million Marijuana Operation
    Detectives arrested a St. Petersburg man who was allegedly running a drug operation involving more than $1 million worth of marijuana. The 24-year-old is facing charges of possession of marijuana with intent to sell and being a felon in…
  • Apr 28

    Former Miami-Dade Mayor Charged in Domestic Dispute

    Former Miami-Dade Mayor Charged in Domestic Dispute
    A former Miami-Dade County police director and mayor is facing a domestic violence-related charge following a fight with his longtime girlfriend. A Coral Gables police report claims the man turned himself in Wednesday, and he was charged with…
  • Apr 21

    South Florida Officer Fired After Prostitution Bust

    South Florida Officer Fired After Prostitution Bust
    A South Florida police officer has been fired after authorities allege he got caught up in an undercover prostitution sting. According to a Boynton Beach police spokeswoman, the man was fired last week. The eight-year veteran has been on paid…
Rank this Week: 718

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 69

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • May 3

    The Digital CanCon Review: Be Wary of Old Whine in New Bottle

    The Digital CanCon Review: Be Wary of Old Whine in New Bottle
    Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly surprised culture and Internet watchers last week by announcing plans for a comprehensive review of Canadian content policies in a digital world. Joly says everything is on the table including…
  • May 3

    Digital Cancon Fight Could End Up as New Whine in Old Bottle

    Digital Cancon Fight Could End Up as New Whine in Old Bottle
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on May 2, 2016 as Digital Cancon Fight Could End Up as New Whine in Old Bottles Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly surprised culture and Internet watchers last week by announcing plans for a…
  • May 2

    Why Bell’s Plan to Buy MTS Could Kill the Government’s Fourth Wireless Carrier Strategy

    Why Bell’s Plan to Buy MTS Could Kill the Government’s Fourth Wireless Carrier Strategy
    Bell announced plans this morning to buy MTS, the Manitoba-based wireless carrier that has been critical to creating a more competitive wireless market in the province. The nearly $4 billion deal would include a commitment to divest one-third…
Rank this Week: 819

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Alvarez: International Organizations and the Rule of Law

    Alvarez: International Organizations and the Rule of Law
    José E. Alvarez (New York Univ. - Law) has posted International Organizations and the Rule of Law. Here's the abstract:International rule of law fixes should take into full account the special features of the existing international…
  • May 3

    Jackson: Freeing Soering: The ECHR, State Complicity in Torture, and Jurisdiction

    Jackson: Freeing Soering: The ECHR, State Complicity in Torture, and Jurisdiction
    Miles Jackson (Univ. of Oxford - Law) has posted Freeing Soering: The ECHR, State Complicity in Torture, and Jurisdiction (European Journal of International Law, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:Over the last ten years, there have been…
  • May 3

    Das & Nedumpara: WTO Dispute Settlement at Twenty: Insiders’ Reflections on India’s Participation

    Das & Nedumpara: WTO Dispute Settlement at Twenty: Insiders’ Reflections on India’s Participation
    Abhijit Das (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade) & James J. Nedumpara (Jindal Global Law School) have published WTO Dispute Settlement at Twenty: Insiders’ Reflections on India’s Participation (Springer 2016). Contents include:…
Rank this Week: 23

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Introducing The NSVNHS©

    Introducing The NSVNHS©
    That would be the Not So Vaunted National Health Service©.And what, you may ask, prompts this new accreditation?Well:"UK now has one of the worst healthcare systems in the developed world"Well, that's just according to some disgruntled…
  • May 2

    Frightening Number

    Frightening Number
    This is actually scary:  Consider the implications.Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • May 2

    Aetna Selfie

    Aetna Selfie
    Until quite recently, self-funding was generally seen as an option only for relatively large employer groups. There have been exceptions, of course (the PACE program, for example), but those have been few and far between. With the advent of…
Rank this Week: 310

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • May 3

    Defences against drink driving in England and Wale

    Defences against drink driving in England and Wale
    There are often news stories about celebrities getting into trouble with the law, but the past few weeks have seen the drink driving charge laid against England rugby star Danny Cipriani unfold. In the latest development, his application to…
  • May 2

    News Essentials: 3rd May 2016

    News Essentials: 3rd May 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSLegal Aid Agency changes standard cost limits in family law casesSubstantive certificates for family work issued after 1 May 2016 will have a £5,000 cost…
  • Apr 29

    Pressing the case for no fault divorce, and more...

    Pressing the case for no fault divorce, and more...
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog began with the hope that we might persuade the government to bring in a divorce system where neither party has to point the finger of blame, and ended with…
Rank this Week: 385

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • May 3

    JSO officer charged with theft charges, but will not face sex charges in Duval County

    JSO officer charged with theft charges, but will not face sex charges in Duval County
    A Jacksonville police officer is facing several criminal charges stemming from separate alleged incidents.  According to a report in the Florida Times Union, the officer of fourteen years is charged with grand theft, petit theft and…
  • Apr 29

    Jacksonville police officer terminated after battering a handcuffed woman

    Jacksonville police officer terminated after battering a handcuffed woman
    A Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office police officer has been fired after being arrested for beating a woman in custody, according to an article in the Florida Times Union.  The officer was at the base of the jail in the intake area with…
  • Apr 25

    Jacksonville man arrested after child in his custody passes away

    Jacksonville man arrested after child in his custody passes away
    A man is being held in the Pretrial Detention Facility after being charged with aggravated child abuse in Jacksonville.  According to an article in the Florida Times Union, the mother of the child left her boyfriend, the accused, home…
Rank this Week: 411

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • May 3

    EEOC: Bathroom Access Rights Guaranteed By Title VII

    EEOC: Bathroom Access Rights Guaranteed By Title VII
    Last fall, I raised the issue of bathroom access for employees that corresponds with their gender identity. The issue, however, that seems to get the most press is restroom access. Indeed, we’re now getting federal guidance on how…
  • Apr 26

    Connecticut Businesses Should Exercise Caution on DOL’s New FMLA Guide for Employer

    Connecticut Businesses Should Exercise Caution on DOL’s New FMLA Guide for Employer
    Over the years in the employment law “blawgosphere” (isn’t there a better term by now?), I’ve had the pleasure of meeting with and conferring with several other attorneys who blog. One of those is Jeff Nowak, whose…
  • Apr 25

    Thoughts on Connecticut’s Congressional Delegation, Despite Inaction by Congre

    Thoughts on Connecticut’s Congressional Delegation, Despite Inaction by Congre
    Last week, as part of my work with the American Bar Association, I had the opportunity to meet with all of Connecticut’s Representatives and Senators in Washington, D.C.  Most were available in person, while I met with senior staff…
Rank this Week: 710

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Brain Death Case - Kaiser Continues to "Treat" Israel Stinson

    Brain Death Case - Kaiser Continues to "Treat" Israel Stinson
    The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California has extended the TRO mandating Kaiser to "treat" Israel Stinson until May 11.  That is the day scheduled for a hearing on the preliminary injunction. Dr. Chris Palkowski,…
  • May 3

    Joan Berkley Bioethics Symposium: At the Crossroads: Final Journey

    Joan Berkley Bioethics Symposium: At the Crossroads: Final Journey
    This Wednesday from 8:30 to 3:00, the Center for Practical Bioethics hosts its Joan Berkley Bioethics Symposium: At the Crossroads: Final Journeys.  They are offering a "remote" registration option. Death, after all, is an event…
  • May 2

    NHS Seeks to Limit Two-Year-Old's Treatment to Palliative Care over Parents's Objection

    NHS Seeks to Limit Two-Year-Old's Treatment to Palliative Care over Parents's Objection
    Mrs Justice ParkerCongratulations to the United Kingdom for adjudicating medical futility disputes in a transparent way that provides guidance to clinicians.  Dozens of these cases have already been publicly reported, more than in the…
Rank this Week: 523

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 3

    Turley’s War on the Skies (and everywhere else)

    Turley’s War on the Skies (and everywhere else)
    What sort of whiny terrorist sympathizer would complain about waiting three hours on a TSA security line, just because they’ve yet to stop any terrorist ever?  What about the children? You have likely been reading about the…
  • May 3

    Rule 41, When Any Judge Will Do

    Rule 41, When Any Judge Will Do
    The concept of geographical jurisdiction of Magistrate Judges will be a faint memory if Chief Justice John Roberts gets his way. He’s forwarded proposed changes to Congress to amend Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal…
  • May 2

    The UnConviction: Why DPAs Don’t Fit The Rhetoric

    The UnConviction: Why DPAs Don’t Fit The Rhetoric
    At Cato At Liberty, Walter Olson raises a vexing problem that often flies under everyone’s radar. There’s a “legal system” for corporations that’s largely distinct from the one regular folks get to see, or even…
Rank this Week: 70

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 7

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
Rank this Week: 395

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 53

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • May 3

    Looks like the DOL just put its new salary test on the discount rack

    Looks like the DOL just put its new salary test on the discount rack
    It’s been a few weeks since we last peeked in on the DOL’s upcoming increase for teh FLSA’s salary test (Winter is coming … for the FLSA’s salary test). It’s long been expected that the DOL would increase…
  • May 2

    Maternity leave vs. “Me-ternity” Leave, and what it means for work-life balance

    Maternity leave vs. “Me-ternity” Leave, and what it means for work-life balance
    I read with great interest the following story in the New York Post, entitled, “I want all the perks of maternity leave — without having any kids.” The story, written by Meghann Foye, a self-professed overworked, yet…
  • Apr 29

    WIRTW #410 (the “odd jobs” edition)

    WIRTW #410 (the “odd jobs” edition)
    What is the oddest job in America? It might be the folks who blur to the naughty bits on Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid. From The Seattle Times: “This is a totally weird work environment,” said Shaun O’Steen,…
Rank this Week: 218

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

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

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • May 3

    May is National Elder Law Month

    May is National Elder Law Month
    May is National Elder Law Month and an occasion for community events and client outreach. Many elder law attorneys use May as an opportunity to give presentations to local community groups, hold open houses or participate in local bar…
  • May 2

    Saddle Up For Boot Camp – Why You Don’t Want to Miss This One

    Saddle Up For Boot Camp – Why You Don’t Want to Miss This One
    When was the last time you worked ON your estate planning law practice, rather than working IN your estate planning law practice? That’s what we thought.If you are a relatively new practitioner, the idea of working on your practice is not…
  • Apr 29

    Feed Your Taste Buds and Your Marketing

    Feed Your Taste Buds and Your Marketing
    I like meat. I LOVE barbecued meat. If you were to cut me, I would bleed barbecue sauce. Why? In Kansas City, barbecue is what we do and, consequently, what we eat. A lot. If you were to ask me my favorite barbecue, I am not sure I could tell…
Rank this Week: 602

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 3

    Hub-and-Spoke Conspiracie

    Hub-and-Spoke Conspiracie
    Barak Orbach, University of Arizona analyzes Hub-and-Spoke Conspiracies. ABSTRACT: In antitrust law, a hub-and-spoke conspiracy is a cartel in which a firm (the hub) organizes collusion (the rim of the wheel or the rim) among upstream or…
  • May 3

    ANTITRUST AND DEMOCRACY: PERSPECTIVES FROM EFFICIENCY AND EQUITY

    ANTITRUST AND DEMOCRACY: PERSPECTIVES FROM EFFICIENCY AND EQUITY
    Tay-Cheng Ma, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan has written on ANTITRUST AND DEMOCRACY: PERSPECTIVES FROM EFFICIENCY AND EQUITY. ABSTRACT: This article estimates a simultaneous equations model to explore the linkages between antitrust and…
  • May 2

    Vertical Restraints: Towards Guidance to Iron Out Perceived Enforcement Discrepancies Across Europe?

    Vertical Restraints: Towards Guidance to Iron Out Perceived Enforcement Discrepancies Across Europe?
    Nicolas Sahuguet, HEC Montreal and CEPR, Jacques Steenbergen, Belgian Competition Authority, CREST, ENSAE and Norwegian School of Economics, Thibaud Verge, Belgian Competition Authority, CREST, ENSAE and Norwegian School of Economics and…
Rank this Week: 25

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Court Allows Challenges To NJ Law On Sale of Headstones To Proceed

    Court Allows Challenges To NJ Law On Sale of Headstones To Proceed
    In Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark v. Christie, (D NJ, April 29, 2016), a New Jersey federal district court refused to dismiss some of the challenges by the Catholic Archdiocese to a New Jersey statute making it illegal for…
  • May 3

    5th Circuit: Texas Prisons' Grooming and Headwear Policies Violate RLUIPA

    5th Circuit: Texas Prisons' Grooming and Headwear Policies Violate RLUIPA
    Reflecting the approach taken last year by the U.S. Supreme Court in Holt v. Hobbs (see prior posting), yesterday the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in Ali v. Stephens, (5th Cir., May 2, 2016) held that the Texas prison system's…
  • May 3

    Cert. Denied In Challenge To Alabama Prisoner Grooming Restriction

    Cert. Denied In Challenge To Alabama Prisoner Grooming Restriction
    The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday denied review in Knight v. Thompson, (Docket No. 15-999, cert. denied 5/2/2016). (Order List.) In the case, the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Alabama prison system's grooming requirement that…
Rank this Week: 15