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Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Georgia Drug Bust Nets Two Arrests, Third Suspect Being Sought by Authoritie

    Georgia Drug Bust Nets Two Arrests, Third Suspect Being Sought by Authoritie
    On Saturday January 24, a drug bust in Ivey located in Wilkinson County, GA resulted in the arrest of two individuals, 32-year-old Amanda Helms, and 57-year-old Herman Bill Hendricks, Helms’s uncle, according to a news article at…
  • Jan 26

    Denver Nuggets’ Ty Lawson Arrested for DUI, Apologized to Team

    Denver Nuggets’ Ty Lawson Arrested for DUI, Apologized to Team
    On Friday, January 24, Denver Nuggets’ Ty Lawson was arrested on suspicion of DUI. Denver police said the starting point guard was pulled over after an officer noticed Lawson driving “fast and carelessly.” While the team had…
  • Jan 23

    Dunwoody Day Care Killer Appeals Murder Conviction

    Dunwoody Day Care Killer Appeals Murder Conviction
    On Tuesday January 20, news reports revealed that the appeal of Hemy Neuman, dubbed the “Dunwoody Day Care Killer,” would be heard by the Georgia Supreme Court. Neuman was convicted in 2012 in the murder of Rusty Sneiderman,…
Rank this Week: 660

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Jan 28

    Cuban Legal System: A Law Library of Congress Introduction

    Cuban Legal System: A Law Library of Congress Introduction
    Foreign and international law librarians know things we mere mortals don’t know (yet): “FALQs: Cuban Legal System January 27, 2015 by Kelly Buchanan The following is a guest post by Gustavo Guerra, a foreign law specialist…
  • Jan 27

    Update on the Oregon Ballot Measure Archive Project, 1959-2007

    Update on the Oregon Ballot Measure Archive Project, 1959-2007
    The Ballot Measure Archive Project (BMAP) is invaluable for anyone researching Oregon legal history. You can find the digital archives at: Portland State University (PSU), Special Collections & University Archives. (Currently, find the…
  • Jan 26

    Public Records Argle-Bargle at the University of Oregon Archives: Librarians on Hot Seat?

    Public Records Argle-Bargle at the University of Oregon Archives: Librarians on Hot Seat?
    If you’ve not been following the news about the University of Oregon archives “leak,” now is the time to start catching up. “Library workers under scrutiny for leak of 22,000 UO documents: Meanwhile, documents leaked…
Rank this Week: 620

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Jan 28

    Convert Time and Expertise Into Money With Hire.Bid

    Convert Time and Expertise Into Money With Hire.Bid
    A few weeks ago, I earned $1000 for a couple of hours offering some insights in my practice area. While certainly not a large enough fee to close up shop for the month, it was a tidy little windfall that helped cover some home repairs that…
  • Jan 23

    Hands On Lawyers and One Future for Legal Service

    Hands On Lawyers and One Future for Legal Service
    What’s the most effective way for lawyers to protect their clients from a data breach of  Sony-like magnitude? Sure, they can sponsor trainings for clients, develop handbooks and checklists and purchase cyberinsurance. Or lawyers…
  • Jan 21

    A Place Where Solos Can Work Away

    A Place Where Solos Can Work Away
    To me, there’s nothing more depressing than the concept of the staycation  – essentially, spending valuable days off from work hanging around the house and area where you live. Sure, I get the concept of local sightseeing (I…
Rank this Week: 631

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Jan 28

    Minnesota Bill Hopes to Make Government Spying Illegal

    Minnesota Bill Hopes to Make Government Spying Illegal
    If Republican Senator Branden Petersen gets his way, any evidence collected through illegal NSA surveillance techniques would be inadmissible in Minnesota courtrooms. Senator Petersen recently introduced SF 33, which states: A government…
  • Jan 27

    Minnesota Lawmakers Eye License Plate Data Change

    Minnesota Lawmakers Eye License Plate Data Change
    License plate reading (LPR) technology is a relatively new tool for police to use in their fight against crime. Much like the the electronic system Batman uses in The Dark Knight to find The Joker, in the right hands, the technology can…
  • Jan 26

    Minnesota Delves into Officer Involved Fatal Shooting

    Minnesota Delves into Officer Involved Fatal Shooting
    An analysis by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension revealed that state police officers have shot and killed at least 60 individuals since 2008. Not surprisingly, the vast majority of those killed by police officers were male,…
Rank this Week: 700

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Jan 28

    CPR's New Cross-Border Arbitration Rule

    CPR's New Cross-Border Arbitration Rule
    Bravo, once again. New York City-based CPR (International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution), now in its fourth decade, has released its Rules for Administered Arbitration of International Disputes for use cross-border…
  • Jan 27

    Thinning Law Cattle: The Lawyer 'Occupational Transfer Rate' is as High as an Elephant's Eye.

    Thinning Law Cattle: The Lawyer 'Occupational Transfer Rate' is as High as an Elephant's Eye.
    Here is good news for clients if you believe, as this blog does, that even in pre-recession days--say, 8 years ago--there were far, far too many lawyers who disliked what they did. And that hurt, and still hurts, clients. The...
  • Jan 25

    Got an Unpublished Manuscript?

    Got an Unpublished Manuscript?
    If you do, visit Double Bridge Publishing. Double Bridge uses crowdsourcing to get unpublished books critiqued, edited, cover-designed, published, marketed and distributed....
Rank this Week: 552

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Covers Episcopal (Anglican) canon law, church property lawsuits, and church governance.

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    Mere Anglicanism 2015 - a Report (II)

    Mere Anglicanism 2015 - a Report (II)
    Friday afternoon at the Mere Anglicanism Conference in Charleston began with a talk by Mary Eberstadt, a former special assistant to Ambassador Jeane J. Kirkpatrick at the United Nations, speechwriter for Secretary of State George Schultz,…
  • Jan 27

    Mere Anglicanism 2015 - a Report (I)

    Mere Anglicanism 2015 - a Report (I)
    The 2015 Mere Anglicanism Conference in Charleston, South Carolina -- a sold-out event -- centered on the theme "Salt and Light: the Christian Response to Secularism." The speakers were left to choose their own individual topics; the…
  • Jan 5

    Shooting Fish in a Barrel

    Shooting Fish in a Barrel
    No one in his right mind could enjoy "shooting fish in a barrel" -- and that is the point of the metaphor: it is too easy.That said, I must acknowledge that my own alma mater is coming in for some (well-deserved, IMHO) ridicule for its…
Rank this Week: 611

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 606

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

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

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Jan 28

    Legal Web Marketing: Search vs. Social

    Legal Web Marketing: Search vs. Social
    A client recently emailed me for my thoughts on Kevin O’Keefe’s post “Good law blogs losing traffic from Google?“, specifically wondering about the value of social media vs. search traffic. Here’s what I…
  • Jan 16

    2014 Clawbies: The Acceptance Speeche

    2014 Clawbies: The Acceptance Speeche
    Another edition of the Clawbies has wrapped up – have you checked out the latest Canadian Law Blog Award winners yet? Here’s what some of the winners and finalists had to say about their wins: Double Aspect Canadian Appeals…
  • Dec 30

    Stem Client Roundup for December 2014

    Stem Client Roundup for December 2014
    Well folks, this is it: our last client roundup of the year. A big thank-you to our clients who gave us such interesting projects and challenges, and made 2014 a great year for Stem. Here’s a look at what they’ve …
Rank this Week: 431

Switchboard

Switchboard

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

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
Rank this Week: 905

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
  • Jan 28

    Chinese competition law: the anaconda in the chandelier

    Chinese competition law: the anaconda in the chandelier
    Back in 2002, the China scholar (and my ...
  • Jan 27

    Dentons-Dacheng merger: some question

    Dentons-Dacheng merger: some question
    The New York Times has a report today about a merger between Dentons and Dacheng, a Chinese law firm. According to the report, "[l]ike a number of other large law firms, the partnership will be structured as a Swiss verein,...
  • Jan 27

    Yirenping seeking summer legal intern

    Yirenping seeking summer legal intern
    The Chinese public interest group Yirenping is seeking summer legal interns. Fluent Chinese is not a requirements; they have different jobs depending on Chinese language skills. For more details, see this informative announcement. The…
Rank this Week: 652

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jan 28

    Second-Liens and the Leverage Option

    Second-Liens and the Leverage Option
    Susan Wachter and I have a new (short!) paper up on SSRN. It's called Second-Liens and the Leverage Option, and is about the curious absence of negative pledge clauses in US home mortgages, which enabled enormous amounts of second-lien…
  • Jan 28

    Deflate Gate and Bankruptcy Reform

    Deflate Gate and Bankruptcy Reform
    People (and institutions) like rules that give them a competitive edge. You need only to look at the recent headlines and the media coverage of “Deflate Gate” to understand this basic concept. Reportedly, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, and…
  • Jan 27

    The Melting Ice Cube Fallacy

    The Melting Ice Cube Fallacy
    Can a company really melt? Putting aside a business with a perishable product or inventory, does management really wake up one morning and say, “Wow, if we do not sell this company in 30 days or less, we will lose...
Rank this Week: 598

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

Covers motor vehicle accidents, injury law and workers' compensation. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
Rank this Week: 735

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz.

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

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation…

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Blog

Covers worker's compensation and Social Security litigation. By Martin LLC.

http://www.paworkinjury.com/blog/
  • Jan 28

    Mining Fatalities: Still On The Rise In 2015

    Mining Fatalities: Still On The Rise In 2015
    The recent upward trend in mining fatalities looks, unfortunately, to still be on the rise. Last year, we blogged about a Department of Labor (Mine Safety and Health Administration) report that showed an increase in mining death between 2012…
  • Jan 23

    Non-Traditional And Extreme Workers' Comp Situation

    Non-Traditional And Extreme Workers' Comp Situation
    When most people think of workers' compensation, they think of work-related illnesses or workplace accidents in terms of their own workplace. But work-related illness and injury can occur in any type of workplace, including many situations…
  • Jan 16

    Did You Know? - Facts about Workers' Compensation in Pennsylvania

    Did You Know? - Facts about Workers' Compensation in Pennsylvania
    While many of the questions we receive about workers' compensation relate to benefits and the process for obtaining them, numerous clients have been equally curious about the workers' compensation system itself. What is it? How long has it…
Rank this Week: 685

Wall of Separation

Wall of Separation

From the Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

https://www.au.org/blogs/wall-of-separation
  • Jan 28

    Education Vouchers: Public Money for Private Discrimination

    Education Vouchers: Public Money for Private Discrimination
    Simon BrownWall of SeparationReligious organizations generally have the right to make hiring and firing decisions based on their beliefs – when their activities are privately funded. But the sort of narrow dogma that leads schools to…
  • Jan 27

    Rancid Rally: La. Gov. Jindal Calls For Religious Revival At Evangelical Event

    Rancid Rally: La. Gov. Jindal Calls For Religious Revival At Evangelical Event
    Simon BrownWall of SeparationJindal thinks there is no place in this country for non-believers. His bias simply could not be any more obvious.Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has a long history of exploiting religious faith for personal political…
  • Jan 26

    ‘School Choice Week’: Don’t Buy The Lie

    ‘School Choice Week’: Don’t Buy The Lie
    Maggie GarrettWall of SeparationIf you care about public education and oppose vouchers, “School Choice Week” is the perfect time to let your legislators know. Don’t let this well organized event drown out the voice of the…
Rank this Week: 844

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Jan 28

    Task Order Labor Categories Don’t Match Schedule Contract; GAO Sustains Protest

    Task Order Labor Categories Don’t Match Schedule Contract; GAO Sustains Protest
    The GAO sustained a protest of the award of a GSA Schedule task order because the labor categories awarded under the task order were outside the scope of the awardee’s underlying GSA Schedule contract. In a recent bid protest decision,…
  • Jan 27

    PTAC Spotlight: Iowa PTAP Helps Contractors Prosper

    PTAC Spotlight: Iowa PTAP Helps Contractors Prosper
    The Iowa State University Procurement Technical Assistance Program provides its clients a wide range of resources thanks to its existence as a part of  ISU’s Center for Industrial Research and Service.  “We engage with…
  • Jan 23

    SBA “Adverse Impact” Analysis Not Required For Large Busine

    SBA “Adverse Impact” Analysis Not Required For Large Busine
    The SBA was not required to conduct an “adverse impact” analysis before placing a procurement under the 8(a) program because the company requesting the adverse impact analysis was not a small business under the incumbent contract.…
Rank this Week: 867

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Jan 28

    Social media posts violating probation/parole

    Social media posts violating probation/parole
    This week's Daily Record column is entitled "Social media posts violating probation/parole." My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Social media posts violating probation/parole When I read a headline indicating that an…
  • Jan 21

    Plan for 2015 with these solo/small firm resource

    Plan for 2015 with these solo/small firm resource
    This week's Daily Record column is entitled " Plan for 2015 with these solo/small firm resources." My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Plan for 2015 with these solo/small firm resources The new year is upon us and…
  • Jan 15

    2015 Legal Technology Prediction

    2015 Legal Technology Prediction
    This week's Daily Record column is entitled "2015 Legal Technology Predictions." My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** 2015 Legal Technology Predictions As 2014 draws to a close, it’s once again time for me to take a…
Rank this Week: 504

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    ABA Journal on drone

    ABA Journal on drone
    The ABA Journal has an interesting article titled "How should states regulate drones and aerial surveillance?" in which the author reviews federal and state regulation - or non-regulation - of drones used as "aerial surveillance".<…
  • Jan 23

    Zeta wins award

    Zeta wins award
    The Zeutschel Zeta bookscanner, which the Barco Law Library offers for the use of students and faculty, has won gold and silver awards from the 2015 inaugural Modern Library Awards, created to recognize the top products in the library…
  • Jan 21

    Smithsonian offers access to Selma Freedom March song

    Smithsonian offers access to Selma Freedom March song
    Carl Benkert was a successful architectural interior designer from Detroit who had come down South in 1965 with a group of local clergy to take part and bear witness to the historic march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. …
Rank this Week: 802

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    eJOURNAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal

    eJOURNAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal
    The 2014 vol 17 no 5 issue of the Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal (PER) is now freely available on our website at http://www.nwu.ac.za/p-per/2014%2817%295You can access and download the following manuscripts in pdf format from the…
  • Jan 28

    EJOURNAL ANNOUNEMENT: Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal

    EJOURNAL ANNOUNEMENT: Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal
    The 2014 vol 17 no 4 issue of the Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal (PER) is now freely available by clicking here.You can access and download the following manuscripts in pdf format from the website:1.     Unlawful…
  • Jan 28

    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Post-doc position on "Reinventing the Foundations of European Legal Culture 1934-1964"

    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Post-doc position on &quot;Reinventing the Foundations of European Legal Culture 1934-1964&quot;
    The research project “Reinventing the Foundations of European Legal Culture 1934-1964” in the University of Helsinki (FoundLaw.org) is looking for a scholar to engage in a study of narratives arising from different strands of…
Rank this Week: 698

El Juego de la Suprema Corte

El Juego de la Suprema Corte

Blog de la revista Nexos en linea

http://eljuegodelacorte.nexos.com.mx/
  • Jan 28

    El reto de los derechos sociales en el mundo y en México

    El reto de los derechos sociales en el mundo y en México
    El hecho de que los jueces comiencen a adoptar una postura garantista sobre el respeto y la protección de los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales es sólo un primer paso necesario para su cumplimiento. Al mismo…
  • Jan 22

    La Suprema Corte y su rol de árbitro político

    La Suprema Corte y su rol de árbitro político
    La información presentada, aunque solamente abarca el último periodo de sesiones de la Corte, parece confirmar para el caso mexicano la hipótesis de Dahl, pues su órgano máximo, el Pleno, resuelve…
  • Jan 19

    Desapariciones forzadas y el derecho a conocer la verdad: lecciones para México

    Desapariciones forzadas y el derecho a conocer la verdad: lecciones para México
    Las víctimas de desaparición forzada y sus familiares tienen derecho a que el Estado mexicano emprenda investigaciones serias y completas para esclarecer lo sucedido y dar con el paradero de la persona o sus restos. Pero ello no…
Rank this Week: 562

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and motor vehicle accidents. By Rudner & Paleudis, LLC.

http://www.newyorkbusinesslitigationlawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 820

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

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

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Jan 28

    Catch-33: Stringent documentary requirements upheld for legal aid in domestic violence cases- Vanessa Long and Adam Smith

    Catch-33: Stringent documentary requirements upheld for legal aid in domestic violence cases- Vanessa Long and Adam Smith
    R (on the application of Rights of Women) v Secretary of State for Justice [2015] EWHC 35 (Admin) – read judgment Neil Sheldon and Alasdair Henderson (instructed by The Treasury Solicitor) acted for the Defendant in this case. They have…
  • Jan 28

    Acquitted defendants costs regime not incompatible with ECHR

    Acquitted defendants costs regime not incompatible with ECHR
    R (o.t.a Henderson) v. Secretary of State for Justice, Divisional Court, 27 January 2015 – judgment  here The Court (Burnett LJ giving the sole judgment) has ruled on whether the statutory changes made to the ability of acquitted…
  • Jan 27

    Introducing… the Human Rights Information Project

    Introducing… the Human Rights Information Project
    Some exciting news. I have a new project. The aim is to change the face of human rights. I am looking for a paid Researcher/Project Coordinator to help me build it. Interested? Click here for the job description and how to…
Rank this Week: 689

The Nutmeg Lawyer

The Nutmeg Lawyer

Discusses the Trials & Tribulations of Law Practice. By Adrian Baron.

http://www.nutmeglawyer.com/
  • Jan 28

    The Calling. To Be or Not to Be a Lawyer

    The Calling. To Be or Not to Be a Lawyer
    We now have swankier digs. Read this post on the improved thenutmeglawyer.com How many times have you heard someone say “Everyone says I should  be a lawyer.”  Or even better, “I hate my job and I love to…
  • Aug 13

    How is Dumping Ice Water on Your Head Supposed to Cure ALS?

    How is Dumping Ice Water on Your Head Supposed to Cure ALS?
                              This article can also be viewed at our new site thenutmeglawyer.com Like most days, I spent my morning perusing cat videos on Facebook when I…
  • Aug 11

    Metadata and the Legal Profession. How Ignorance Can Lead to Disaster

    Metadata and the Legal Profession. How Ignorance Can Lead to Disaster
    This article can also be viewed at our updated site thenutmeglawyer.com Your office always engages in the best practices when it comes to your clients' confidentiality, this goes without saying. You've got the latest anti-virus software…
Rank this Week: 769

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Jan 28

    Seven Reasons the New GOP Bill Will Not Give Us Net Neutrality

    Seven Reasons the New GOP Bill Will Not Give Us Net Neutrality
    This blog post was co-authored by Barbara van Schewick and Morgan Weiland. After a year of debates on network neutrality, the GOP has finally joined the party. Through a draft bill released this month and congressional hearings last week,…
  • Jan 28

    Intermediary Liability Updates from Turkey: Forcing Online Intermediaries to Create a Website Blocking-Friendly Infrastructure

    Intermediary Liability Updates from Turkey: Forcing Online Intermediaries to Create a Website Blocking-Friendly Infrastructure
    Turkish governmental control of web traffic is on the rise. Recently, the Information Technology and Communications Authority (the "ITC Authority") updated the Authorization Regulation in the Electronic Communications Sector…
  • Jan 27

    Seminar on the Law of the Newly Possible

    Seminar on the Law of the Newly Possible
    One of my courses this semester is Technology Law: Law of the Newly Possible. This seminar, at the University of South Carolina School of Law, examines how law responds to, incorporates, and affects innovation. Whereas my previous seminar at…
Rank this Week: 580

NJ Labor & Employment Law

NJ Labor & Employment Law

Covers various employment and labor law topics, including employment discrimination, ADA, CEPA, and FMLA. By Jay S. Becker and Joseph C. DeBlasio.

http://www.njlaborandemploymentlaw.com
  • Jan 28

    Snow Emergencies And Employee Compensation

    Snow Emergencies And Employee Compensation
    Thanks to the recent snow event, businesses throughout New Jersey were closed. Employers will now have to ask themselves, which of their workers, if any, are entitled to be paid for the snow day. If your employee is a non-exempt employee…
  • Dec 18

    Paid Sick Leave…The Trend Continue

    Paid Sick Leave…The Trend Continue
    Co-Authored by Saranne E. Weimer We previously blogged about the Jersey City and Newark Ordinances requiring private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. [Jersey City Implements Paid Sick Leave Requirement and Newark City…
  • Dec 12

    HO-HO- Holding! US Supreme Court Holds That Employers Do Not Have to Compensate Employees for Post-Shift Security Screening

    HO-HO- Holding! US Supreme Court Holds That Employers Do Not Have to Compensate Employees for Post-Shift Security Screening
    Just in time for the holidays, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled on December 9, 2014 that the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), which is the federal law governing the payment of wages and overtime, does not require employers to…
Rank this Week: 531

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jan 28

    Five Foods To Forego…Everyday Choices Pose Health Concern

    Five Foods To Forego…Everyday Choices Pose Health Concern
    Experts frequently remind us that fresh fruits and vegetables, especially those that come in rich, vibrant colors, should hold a valued position on our tables at meal time. These foods contain nutrients that are known to stave off serious,…
  • Jan 28

    North Carolina Notes Rate Filing, Fraud Arrest

    North Carolina Notes Rate Filing, Fraud Arrest
    Officials in the Tar Heel State reported a recent workers compensation rate filing and an arrest involving comp fraud.   Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin announced that the Department of Insurance has completed its review of workers…
  • Jan 27

    Injured Worker’s Personal Problems Lead To Dangerous Workers Comp Claim

    Injured Worker’s Personal Problems Lead To Dangerous Workers Comp Claim
    There are classes of comp claims that start as ordinary reports of injury but quickly turn into claims nightmares. Among these is the younger worker claim in which an otherwise healthy person develops an inexplicably complicated claim. An…
Rank this Week: 502

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 514

IP Notiz

IP Notiz

Covers intellectual property law rights in Germany.

http://www.ip-notiz.de
  • Jan 28

    Fehlende Herstellerkennzeichnung bei Elektrogeräten: abmahnfähig?

    Fehlende Herstellerkennzeichnung bei Elektrogeräten: abmahnfähig?
    Die Hersteller von Elektrogeräten müssen auf den jeweiligen Geräten genannt werden, so will es das ElektroG. Denn nur so kann sichergestellt werden, dass die Entsorgungskosten der Geräte korrekt umgelegt werden. Ob eine…
  • Jan 26

    Intellectual Asset Management

    Intellectual Asset Management
    Die Firma Anaqua hat mir ihre Datenbanken vorgestellt. Die dahinter liegende Idee gefällt mir: Im Kern bietet die Firma eine IP-Management-Software, also Aktenführung, Fristenüberwachung etc. Der Mehrwert der Entwicklung ist,…
  • Jan 22

    I love trying case

    I love trying case
    Über dieses Video der Kollegin Celia Goldwag Barenholtz von Cooley sind wir heute gestolpert. Im Vergleich mit den sonstigen peinlichen Anwaltsvideos sticht es dermaßen positiv heraus, dass ich es hier teilen möchte. Ein…
Rank this Week: 778

N.C. Construction Law, Policy &…

N.C. Construction Law, Policy & News

Covers statutory, case law and other legal developments affecting North Carolina construction professionals. By Matthew C. Bouchard.

http://nc-construction-law.com/
  • Jan 28

    Construction Arbitration Is Too Lengthy & Costly. The AAA Hopes to Fix That.

    Construction Arbitration Is Too Lengthy &amp; Costly. The AAA Hopes to Fix That.
    As I noted last November, there’s a growing concern among construction industry stakeholders and others that arbitration too often fails to serve its intended purpose as a speedy, less costly and more streamlined alternative to civil…
  • Jan 12

    Everything’s Bigger in Texas, Including the Construction Litigation (Part 2 of 3)

    Everything’s Bigger in Texas, Including the Construction Litigation (Part 2 of 3)
    This is the second of a three-part series exploring the Texas Supreme Court’s decision in Zachry Construction Corp. v. Port of Houston Authority of Harris County.  A summary of the case can be found at Part 1 of the series. …
  • Jan 9

    Inspiration to Help You Keep Your 2015 Construction Risk Management Resolution

    Inspiration to Help You Keep Your 2015 Construction Risk Management Resolution
    Well, the first full business week of 2015 is nearly in-the-books.  How are you doing with those risk management resolutions of yours?  Holding steady?  Or do you need a pep talk?  If it’s the latter, my Twitter feed…
Rank this Week: 777

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    Looking Back: Nellie Kershaw-The First Reported Asbestos Victim

    Looking Back: Nellie Kershaw-The First Reported Asbestos Victim
    Nellie Kershaw (c. 1891 – 14 March 1924) Today's post is shared from wikipedia.org/Nellie Kershaw  was an English textile worker from Rochdale, Greater Manchester. Her death due to pulmonary asbestosis was the first…
  • Jan 28

    Don't Miss The Latest Workers Compensation Info: Follow Us On Twitter

    Don't Miss The Latest Workers Compensation Info: Follow Us On Twitter
    twitter.com/jongelmanFor the latest and most current updates click here to subscribe to our Twitter Feed @jongelmanDeath held "Good Cause" NJ App Div Reverses Trial Court of Compensation & Reinstates claim - Unreport Dec…
  • Jan 26

    US Supreme Court Rules Health Care Benefits Are Subject to Strict Contractual Interpretation

    US Supreme Court Rules Health Care Benefits Are Subject to Strict Contractual Interpretation
    The Supreme Court reviewed the contractual limitations of health care benefits for retired workers and ruled that benefits may not continue until the death of the employee. It did not accept that a presumption of coverage exists. Health…
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Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

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

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Jan 28

    Android WebView security and the mobile advertising marketplace

    Android WebView security and the mobile advertising marketplace
    Freedom to Tinker readers are probably aware of the current controversy over Google’s handling of ongoing security vulnerabilities in its Android WebView component. What sounds at first like a routine security problem turns out to have…
  • Jan 23

    Sign up now for the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies online course

    Sign up now for the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies online course
    At Princeton I taught a course on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies during the semester that just ended. Joe Bonneau unofficially co-taught it with me. Based on student feedback and what we accomplished in the course, it was extremely…
  • Jan 21

    Anonymous programmers can be identified by analyzing coding style

    Anonymous programmers can be identified by analyzing coding style
    Every programmer learns to code in a unique way which results in distinguishing “fingerprints” in coding style. These fingerprints can be used to compare the source code of known programmers with an anonymous piece of source code…
Rank this Week: 623

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Jan 28

    Jan. 27 at Faruqi trial: No “spoliation” of blood-stained carpet, judge say

    Jan. 27 at Faruqi trial: No “spoliation” of blood-stained carpet, judge say
    January 27 at the Marchuk v. Faruqi sexual harassment trial: Judge Alvin Hellerstein has denied Alexandra Marchuk’s request for an adverse inference instruction based on Faruqi’s destruction of the alleged blood-stained carpet in…
  • Jan 27

    Jan. 26 at the Faruqi sex harassment trial: NSFW!

    Jan. 26 at the Faruqi sex harassment trial: NSFW!
    NOTE: Thanks to an attorney reader, who suggested last week that I put my Faruqi trial updates in separate posts to make it easier for people to find them on Google and other search engines. I thought that was a good idea, so I’ll do…
  • Jan 23

    Another employer pays for “Sorry, I can’t go”

    Another employer pays for “Sorry, I can’t go”
    Last October, I posted about a consent decree entered into between Wal-Mart and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which Wal-Mart agreed to pay $72,500 to candidate for a store job in Maryland whose offer was withdrawn because…
Rank this Week: 564

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
  • Jan 28

    Doctors At UC Go On Strike

    Doctors At UC Go On Strike
    For the first time in 25 years, licensed medical doctors in the United States have gone on strike.  Doctors working at student health centers across 10 different University of California campuses walked off the job and hit the pickets…
  • Jan 27

    Ithaca Adjunct Faculty Begin Organizing Effort

    Ithaca Adjunct Faculty Begin Organizing Effort
    The Ithaca Journal reports that adjunct faculty members working at Ithaca College in upstate New York are planning to file a petition for election with the National Labor Relations Board by the end of the current semester.  With the…
  • Jan 26

    Union Membership Declines In 2014

    Union Membership Declines In 2014
    According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the number of employees belonging to labor unions in the United States decreased slightly in the past year. Across the United States, total union membership stood at 14.6 million, which was a…
Rank this Week: 726

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
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Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Jan 28

    Your Mother Was Right...If You Don't Have Something Good To Say, Don't Say It.

    Your Mother Was Right...If You Don't Have Something Good To Say, Don't Say It.
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jan 28

    Patience, Apple Fans. Apple Watch Will Be Here In April

    Patience, Apple Fans. Apple Watch Will Be Here In April
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jan 27

    Vivaldi - A Successor To Opera

    Vivaldi - A Successor To Opera
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 688

Indonesian Law Reporter

Indonesian Law Reporter

Covers legislation, regulations and policies affecting businesses in Indonesia. By Mohamad Mova Al'Afghani.

http://indolaw.alafghani.info/
  • Jan 28

    CRPG blog at the Library of Congress Webarchive

    CRPG blog at the Library of Congress Webarchive
    Back in 2010, we informed that our blog (back then it was called Indonesia Law Report or ILR) was to be archived by the Library of Congress:The United States Library of Congress has selected your website for inclusion in the historic…
  • Jan 27

    Direktori Putusan Komisi Informasi Pusat

    Direktori Putusan Komisi Informasi Pusat
    CRPG memuat dokumen Putusan Komisi Informasi di tingkat Pusat dan beberapa daerah dalam situs wiki CRPG. Seluruh putusan telah melewati proses OCR (Optical Character Recognition). Setelah diindex oleh Google, putusan ini bisa dicari…
  • Jan 24

    Mekanisme Pelaporan Independen OGP (Renaksi 2013) -- Masa Penjaringan Pendapat Publik

    Mekanisme Pelaporan Independen OGP (Renaksi 2013) -- Masa Penjaringan Pendapat Publik
    Indonesia adalah salah satu dari 8 (delapan) negara pendiri Open Government Partnership, sebuah inisiatif multilateral yang bertujuan untuk menciptakan pemerintahan yang terbuka, akuntabel dan responsif. Open Government Partnership (OGP)…
Rank this Week: 621

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Another Immigration Win for the Law Offices of Brian D. Lerner

    Another Immigration Win for the Law Offices of Brian D. Lerner
    Naturalization case approved for case with a long history before the Immigration Court that administratively closed in 2006 and then recalendared and terminated based on Client’s eligibility for Naturalization  Client has a…
  • Jan 28

    Yet another Immigration Win

    Yet another Immigration Win
    Contested 212(c) granted for client with 4 convictions and 8 arrests, including an attempted murder conviction. Tagged: 212(c), Aggravated Felonie
  • Jan 28

    Another Immigration Win

    Another Immigration Win
    Naturalization application recommended for approval for client with an arrest for attempted murder and drug and robbery convictions who had previously been granted 212(c) relief. Tagged: 212(c), attempted murder, Citizenship, Naturalization
Rank this Week: 449

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jan 28

    A marching band, a fall, and the doctrine of assumption of the risk.

    A marching band, a fall, and the doctrine of assumption of the risk.
    Practice point:  The injured plaintiff is a music teacher who was directing a school marching band during a parade that took place on a public street.  While directing the band, plaintiff, who was required to walk backwards,…
  • Jan 27

    Application of the storm in progress rule.

    Application of the storm in progress rule.
    Practice point:  Plaintiff alleges that he was injured after slipping and falling on an icy condition on the landing of an exterior stairway of the apartment building in which he resided. He commenced this action against the owners and…
  • Jan 25

    Summary judgment in a personal injury action, and feigned issues of fact.

    Summary judgment in a personal injury action, and feigned issues of fact.
    Practice point:  Defendant established its entitlement to judgment as a matter of law dismissing the complaint through the submission of plaintiff's deposition testimony, which established that he was unable to identify the cause of…
Rank this Week: 422

Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Legal Fees, The Middle Class and the Hog Rule

    Legal Fees, The Middle Class and the Hog Rule
    Most lawyers don’t talk much about legal fees with members of the general public. Why should they? It’s rare that good news brings a person to a law office. More often than not, crisis drives the need for a lawyer, and a…
  • Jan 27

    Death? Maybe

    Death? Maybe
    I've been reading the press reports about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's jury selection in Boston with a growing sense of ambivalence. Tsarnaev, you will recall, is the surviving suspect in the 2013 bombing at the Boston Marathon. I have for decades…
  • Jan 24

    DCF: Big Sister Knows Best

    DCF: Big Sister Knows Best
    Dying scares me less than suffering. Perhaps that’s because I’ve reached an age at which I attend more funerals than weddings. But I can imagine nothing more terrifying than to be forced to suffer. So my heart goes out to…
Rank this Week: 857

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 593

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 604

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 664

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Jan 27

    Peter Coffin Sends Bogus Legal Threat to 8Chan

    Peter Coffin Sends Bogus Legal Threat to 8Chan
    I'll post commentary later. The commentary will essentially mirror the response I made to Julien Blanc's lawyer. (This letter is so poorly drafted that it may be a hoax. I've reached out to Peter Coffin and Attorney Greg Smith for…
  • Jan 6

    Mike Cernovich: Based Lawyer of GamerGate (Response)

    Mike Cernovich: Based Lawyer of GamerGate (Response)
    "This, sadly, was not always the dichotomy — his blog, going back to 2004 as a law student, paints the picture of a far tamer, more reasonable man, interested in cases of authority figures abusing their stations, and where justice was…
  • Jan 4

    Swatting Resource Page: What is Swatting and How to Avoid a Swatting?

    Swatting Resource Page: What is Swatting and How to Avoid a Swatting?
    Swatting has been in the news a lot recently. Swatting results when a prank caller (or often someone who does not approve of your political activities and wants to censor you) calls 9-1-1, telling the dispather than there is an emergency. Due…
Rank this Week: 686

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Jan 27

    One Good Crime Deserved Another

    One Good Crime Deserved Another
    Let’s say you’re involved in a 20-year scheme that has successfully evaded millions of dollars in payroll and income taxes for your largest client. However, you’ve only had minor profits from the scheme. So why not embezzle…
  • Jan 26

    The Form 3115 Conundrum

    The Form 3115 Conundrum
    Form 3115 is the form used to request an accounting method change. For example, if your business is changing from cash to accrual, this form is filed. Many such changes are automatic; you just notify the IRS, file the paperwork, and life…
  • Jan 22

    Voluntary Human Egg Retrieval and Damage

    Voluntary Human Egg Retrieval and Damage
    A very interesting full decision of the Tax Court was released today in Perez v. Commissioner. The issue was whether a woman who had eggs retrieved from her body after undergoing fertility treatments in exchange for compensation could exclude…
Rank this Week: 625

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Jan 27

    The Supreme Court Decides Trademark Tacking Case

    The Supreme Court Decides Trademark Tacking Case
    Last week the Supreme Court decided its first substantial trademark case in over ten years. Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank is a trademark infringement action involving the “tacking” of trademarks. Tacking is “a rule that…
  • Jan 27

    Sound recording of Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up” excluded in copyright infringement lawsuit between Marvin Gaye and Robin Thicke

    Sound recording of Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up” excluded in copyright infringement lawsuit between Marvin Gaye and Robin Thicke
    The Marvin Gaye estate and Robin Thicke are currently involved in a copyright infringement lawsuit which includes a dispute regarding the similarities of Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up” song and Thicke’s…
  • Jan 16

    Condolences – Alex Ome

    Condolences – Alex Ome
    My law firm, Santucci Priore, P.L. and I would like to express our condolences to the family of Alejandro (“Alex”) Omes who passed away this week. Alex Omes was an important part of South Florida’s music and entertainment…
Rank this Week: 565