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The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Aug 21

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow
    Don’t be afraid of surgery because of an addiction past. Deal with the past right up front and have a plan that involves everyone in the chain. You can do it!
  • Jul 29

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me
    My best friend of 14 years has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We called her Peanut. She was a rescue dog. A beagle mix.
  • Jul 16

    “The Addicted Lawyer” Part I-Law School Chao

    “The Addicted Lawyer” Part I-Law School Chao
    September 1986. A beautiful, brisk and sunny fall day in my hometown of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. I was sweating like it was the worst, humid July-day Pittsburgh had to offer. I walked through the wide glass doors of the University Of…
Rank this Week: 622

Law School Labyrinth Blog

Law School Labyrinth Blog

Covers the study and practice of law for pre-law and law school students.

http://www.lawschoollabyrinth.com/blog.html
  • Aug 21

    Socrates and Freddy Krueger

    Socrates and Freddy Krueger
    I’ll never forget the first time I was called on in class.         “Mr. Sedberry, do you think that a party who has sent a purchase order for goods to another party should be required to…
  • Aug 15

    The Secret That's Not A Secret

    The Secret That's Not A Secret
    If you are a freshman or sophomore in college, then close your browser and immediately get back to your studies.  Invest every minute of your available time in achieving the highest possible GPA before worrying about the law…
  • Aug 13

    1L Exam Prep

    1L Exam Prep
    As early in the semester as possible, when you feel like you have at least a grasp of the material, begin to write practice answers to questions. Of course, you will not be substantively equipped to analyze exam fact patterns until well into…
Rank this Week: 465

Indigenous and Ethnic Minority…

Indigenous and Ethnic Minority International Legal News

By Steven C. Perkins.

http://iemlnews.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    The Economics of Exploitation: Indigenous Peoples and the Impact of Resource Extraction

    The Economics of Exploitation: Indigenous Peoples and the Impact of Resource Extraction
    From CounterPunch by Mark Kernan: In 1937 George Orwell said that coal mining was the ‘metabolism’ of western civilisation. What he meant by this striking metaphor was that coal was the catalyst for an earlier industrial…
  • Aug 7

    2015 International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, 9 August

    2015 International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, 9 August
    The 2015 International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is on the 9th of August. The UN will have programs to celebrate the day on the 10th at UN headquarters in New York. Details are here on the web page of the Permanent Forum on…
  • Jun 26

    If Truth be Told, the Indian Child Welfare Act and child removal today

    If Truth be Told, the Indian Child Welfare Act and child removal today
    From The Hill:If Truth be Told "For more than a century, the governments of Canada and the United States pursued a policy of forcible removal of indigenous children from their homes and communities.  The Truth and Reconciliation…
Rank this Week: 352

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

Covers copyrights, creative commons, DRM, open source and more. By Andres Guadamuz.

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Aug 21

    Can Ashley Madison use copyright law to stop leaked data?

    Can Ashley Madison use copyright law to stop leaked data?
    Back in July the infamous website Ashley Madison, which facilitates marital infidelity, was hacked by a group calling itself Impact Team, and the personal details of millions of subscribers around the world were compromised. The hackers…
  • Aug 10

    File sharers could face 10 years in jail in the UK

    File sharers could face 10 years in jail in the UK
    The Open Rights Group (ORG) has sent us a communication regarding a new proposal in the UK to criminalise copyright infringement beyond the current limits to up to 10 years. I reproduce their statement about the proposals. “The IPO has…
  • Aug 8

    No, iTunes is not illegal under UK copyright law

    No, iTunes is not illegal under UK copyright law
    My social media timeline has been inundated with reports that iTunes is now illegal in the UK. The origin of the story is an article in TorrentFreak, where the author contacted the UK IP Office to ask about a recent High Court decision that…
Rank this Week: 635

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

Temas de Derecho de preferencia, también de debate en otras áreas del quehacer humano e intereses personales del autor. By José Guillermo Anderson Anderson.

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    ARBITRAJE Y PREVARICATO

    ARBITRAJE Y PREVARICATO
    ARBITRAJE Y PREVARICATO El día de hoy, jueves 20 de agosto de 2015, en la página A-5 del Diario El Comercio, se consignan la opinión de cuatro profesionales, todas en contra del proyecto incorporando a los…
  • Aug 18

    David Suarez Burgos el "tremendo juez" Amparo contra Prima AFP

    David Suarez Burgos el "tremendo juez" Amparo contra Prima AFP
    Recuerdan amigos a David Suarez Burgos, siii, ese  mismo, el “tremendo juez” que conoce mi demanda de Amparo contra Prima AFP, jejeje; Me tiene confundido este personaje, tengo dudas para poder calificarlo correctamente,…
  • Aug 10

    David Suarez Burgos, Acción de Amparo, Prima AFP

    David Suarez Burgos, Acción de Amparo, Prima AFP
    Recuerdan amigos a DAVID SUAREZ BURGOS ("ganador de la concha de plata en algún concurso patrocinado por la OCMA"), Bien, en la Queja Web -la primera- con número 61452-2015, la OCMA me informó que la apelación a la…
Rank this Week: 504

E-Discovery Beat

E-Discovery Beat

Covers electronic discovery. By Exterro.

http://www.exterro.com/e-discovery-beat/
  • Aug 20

    3 Things I’m Excited About for Next Week’s inFusion `15 Exterro User Conference

    3 Things I’m Excited About for Next Week’s inFusion `15 Exterro User Conference
    Next week will be my second inFusion Exterro User Conference since joining the Exterro team. Our annual meeting has grown immensely since it was first held in 2010, in terms of the number of attendees, the caliber of speakers, and the…
  • Aug 20

    E-Discovery Project Design Meetings Matter

    E-Discovery Project Design Meetings Matter
     We recently announced a partnership with the popular litigation support blog, Litigation Support Guru, to bring you new tips and advice for managing e-discovery projects. Amy Bowser-Rollins, a self-described 'litigation support…
  • Aug 19

    New Survey Sheds Light on Biggest E-Discovery Data Management Obstacle

    New Survey Sheds Light on Biggest E-Discovery Data Management Obstacle
    Getting to the electronically stored information (ESI) that truly matters to the case as soon as possible is the single best way to reduce e-discovery costs. It also happens to be the biggest challenge. That point was underscored in a recent…
Rank this Week: 726

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Interstate Child Custody Disputes and the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act

    Interstate Child Custody Disputes and the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
    Our society is rapidly changing—from technological advances, to medicinal breakthroughs, to the meteoric ascension of the multinational corporation, individuals and communities are forced to adapt to our culture’s fast-paced…
  • Aug 3

    What’s Mine Is Mine – Understand Separate Property

    What’s Mine Is Mine – Understand Separate Property
    Understanding separate property laws is crucial for divorcing spouses. If a spouse can prove certain property as his or her separate property, then the Constitution of State of Texas prohibits that spouse from being divested of his or her…
  • Jul 15

    Temporary Orders Allow Kelly Rutherford’s Children to Come Back to the United State

    Temporary Orders Allow Kelly Rutherford’s Children to Come Back to the United State
    For any of you Gossip Girl fans or parents of Gossip Girl fans, you probably remember Serena van der Woodsen’s mother, Lily van der Woodsen. Her real name is Kelly Rutherford, and her life is just as dramatic as the scenes of the…
Rank this Week: 713

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    Banality of hate (repost, with a comment).

    Banality of hate (repost, with a comment).
    Professor LeRoy makes an important point about failing to realize the precursors to evil (here).  By staying silent when evil occurs, we are making our world less safe and diminishing our civilization.
  • Aug 18

    Proudest moment of my time at UHLC.

    Proudest moment of my time at UHLC.
    I had so many good times at UHLC, including (surprisingly enough) the post-Tropical Storm Allison time, when everyone at the law school -- including those inside the school and our alumni and other supporters -- pulled together to rebuild…
  • Aug 18

    So proud of UNLV's Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering!

    So proud of UNLV's Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering!
    If you ever want to see the value of research in action, watch this clip.  Thanks to Professors Brendan O'Toole and Mohamed Trabia and their team, Hailey Dawson now has her "special hand."
Rank this Week: 633

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    Who pays the student loans in divorce in California?

    Who pays the student loans in divorce in California?
      In a seemingly unusual twist, a spouse’s student loans in divorce are not community property debt in California. Even if a spouse’s education led to employment that generated community property income, the student loans,…
  • Aug 18

    Should you fire your divorce lawyer?

    Should you fire your divorce lawyer?
    Your divorce attorney works for you and must be ethical, respectful and effective. Ethical, respectful and effective attorneys are courteous, organized, transparent, communicative, competent, frank, loyal and committed to excellence. They…
  • Aug 1

    Lessons on love, marriage and divorce from Cecil the lion’s murder and murderer Walter Palmer’

    Lessons on love, marriage and divorce from Cecil the lion’s murder and murderer Walter Palmer’
    Cecil the lion’s murder and his murderer Walter Palmer can teach invaluable lessons about love, marriage and divorce. First, the facts about Cecil the lion’s murder and murderer Walter Palmer as reported by media. Walter Palmer…
Rank this Week: 600

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury law, as well as medical malpractice and construction injury news. Published by Chicago, Illinois personal injury attorney, Joseph Klest.

http://www.josephklest.com/
  • Aug 19

    Jared from Subway Pleaded Guilty to Child Pornography Charge

    Jared from Subway Pleaded Guilty to Child Pornography Charge
    Jared Fogle became famous as a spokesperson for the Subway sandwich restaurant chain when he lost a significant amount of weight by switching from junk food to eating only Subway. What came as a surprise to many was a news story that broke in…
  • Jul 14

    Chicago - A Gold Coast rehab center resident dies from legionella

    Chicago - A Gold Coast rehab center resident dies from legionella
    The Chicago Department of Public Health confirmed that a person living at a rehab facility in Chicago's Gold Coast has died of legionella. Officials from the department have not yet confirmed the source of the bacteria. Legionella is known…
  • Jul 8

    Will County - Teacher's aide at Lincoln Way West High School charged with having sex with underage student

    Will County - Teacher's aide at Lincoln Way West High School charged with having sex with underage student
    The Will County Sheriff's office reported that a teacher's aide at Lincoln Way West High School in Suburban New Lenox was charged with two counts of criminal sexual assault of a female student who was between the ages of 13 and 17. The…
Rank this Week: 493

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Missouri motor vehicle crash, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. By The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.missouriinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 695

Justia Law, Technology & Legal…

Justia Law, Technology & Legal Marketing Blog

Covers legal research tools, notable websites and blogs, web site design, search engine optimization and marketing for law firms.

http://onward.justia.com/
  • Aug 19

    How to Write an Effective Home Page for Your Law Firm Website

    How to Write an Effective Home Page for Your Law Firm Website
    The home page of a law firm's website is arguably one of the most important. Learn about how to write a home page that is engaging, substantive, and original. Be sure to include not only marketing language, but ways in which your firm is…
  • Aug 12

    Four Tips for Marketing Your Law Firm in Another Language

    Four Tips for Marketing Your Law Firm in Another Language
    Some law firms might benefit from marketing their services in a language other than English. However, this strategy is not for everyone. Be sure that you follow these four tips if you are considering marketing your legal services in another…
  • Aug 5

    Does Your Law Firm Website Comply With Ethics Rules? You May be Able to Ask Your State Bar

    Does Your Law Firm Website Comply With Ethics Rules? You May be Able to Ask Your State Bar
    Different states regulate lawyer advertising in different ways. Lawyers who use a website or blog for advertising purposes should check the rules in their jurisdiction(s) to see whether their content may (or must) be approved before being…
Rank this Week: 450

AttorneySync Blog

AttorneySync Blog

Covers legal marketing strategies.

http://www.attorneysync.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    How Google’s Local Knowledge Panel Might Impact Your Law Firm

    How Google’s Local Knowledge Panel Might Impact Your Law Firm
    You may have noticed that Google has been really shaking things up in their local search results. In this post, we’ll explore some of the things that lawyers and legal marketing folks should be taking into account to earn meaningful…
  • May 15

    Integrated Legal Marketing

    Integrated Legal Marketing
    (image credit: Rand Fishkin Why SEO That Used to Work, Fails) “I absolutely believe the real integration opportunity, and way [for] most small business owners to blow their competition out of the water, is the intentional blending of…
  • Apr 30

    Are You Winning Potential Client Micro-Moments?

    Are You Winning Potential Client Micro-Moments?
    When people need to find a lawyer, they typically start their search by asking people they know and trust. This isn’t new. However, how they ask people they know and trust is changing a lot. Remember writing letters? Remember party…
Rank this Week: 439

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Aug 19

    New Federal Rules Will Impact Patent Litigation

    New Federal Rules Will Impact Patent Litigation
    New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure set to take effect December 1, 2015, will have significant impact on patent litigation across the country. In fact, these changes are substantial enough that they may cause courts to rethink and revise…
  • Aug 18

    NPE Litigation is Back in 2015

    NPE Litigation is Back in 2015
    This recent RPX[1] report tells retailers what you likely already knew anecdotally – NPE cases are back. Patent litigation filings in the first half of 2015 are close to 2013 levels. As you are likely aware, this is in stark contrast to…
  • Jul 21

    2015 PWC Patent Litigation Study: “A Change in Patentee Fortunes”

    2015 PWC Patent Litigation Study: “A Change in Patentee Fortunes”
    PWC has published the latest installment of its yearly patent litigation survey.  This year’s study has a focus on recent changes and how those changes are affecting patentees.  In particular, the PWC study provides eight key…
Rank this Week: 606

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use…

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use & Construction Law

Covers Virginia real estate, land use, and construction law issues, such as green building and LEED. By Bean Kinney & Korman.

http://www.valanduseconstructionlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 627

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

Covers global developments in labor and employment law. By Greenberg Traurig.

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    IRS Chief Counsel: CA Waiting Time Penalties Are Not Wage

    IRS Chief Counsel: CA Waiting Time Penalties Are Not Wage
    For years now, Section 203 of the California Labor Code has required employers to pay a penalty for willful failure to provide a departing employee with their final wages on their last day of employment (or within 72 hours for employee who…
  • Jul 16

    Whistle(blow) While You Work: Supreme Court Rules That “Watchdog” Employees Are Protected Under CEPA

    Whistle(blow) While You Work: Supreme Court Rules That “Watchdog” Employees Are Protected Under CEPA
    On July 15, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court settled the debate over whether employees who are responsible for monitoring and reporting employer compliance may seek whistleblower protection under New Jersey’s Conscientious Employee…
  • Jul 15

    DOL Says Most Workers Are Employees Under Federal Law

    DOL Says Most Workers Are Employees Under Federal Law
    Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued an Administrator’s Interpretation regarding the misclassification of employees as independent contractors. Having received numerous complaints from workers on this issue…
Rank this Week: 585

California Condo & HOA Law…

California Condo & HOA Law Blog

Covers affordable housing, elections, collections, boards and committees. By Beth Grimm.

http://communityassociations.net/cacondoguru/
Rank this Week: 518

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog /…

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog / Blawg

Covers biker and motorcycle legal issues, safety tips, motorcycle ride reports and personal injury information. By Norman Gregory Fernandez.

http://bikerlawblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    This summer is turning out to be a real meat grinder

    This summer is turning out to be a real meat grinder
    As a personal injury attorney who is an expert in motorcycle accident cases, I get reports of motorcycle accident cases from all over the country on a daily basis. This particular summer, seems like the worst summer for fatal motorcycle…
  • Aug 14

    Law firm and Biker law blog new

    Law firm and Biker law blog new
    Well folks it’s been a real interesting year. I am announcing the termination of my partnership with Lawrence A. Moy. I have been friends with Mr. Moy for many years. They say friends should not go in the business together, and I fully…
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2015, a time for reflection

    Memorial Day 2015, a time for reflection
    Memorial Day is a day that we honor those brave souls amongst us who have gone to battle for our great nation, and have given the ultimate sacrifice the service of their nation. Contrary to popular belief, Memorial Day is not about just a day…
Rank this Week: 617

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

http://www.maritimeinjury.com/
  • Aug 17

    Unified Command responds to diesel spill in Sitka Sound

    Unified Command responds to diesel spill in Sitka Sound
    A Unified Command has been formed to respond to a release of diesel fuel from the Jarvis St. Power Plant over the weekend. Coast Guard Sector Juneau, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation pollution responders from Juneau and…
  • Aug 11

    Coast Guard rescues 2 men from grounded vessel near Ocean Shores, Wash.

    Coast Guard rescues 2 men from grounded vessel near Ocean Shores, Wash.
    Coast Guard Sector Columbia River watchstanders received a mayday call from a 42ft commercial Fishing Vessel TAMARA at 5:47 a.m., stating the vessel had gone aground. Watchstanders immediately directed the launch the helicopter crew and a…
  • Aug 10

    Two rescued from disable F/V YO YO

    Two rescued from disable F/V YO YO
    A man and a pregnant woman were rescued from the disabled 29-foot fishing vessel Yo Yo, homeported in Dillingham, near Togiak in Tvativak Bay Sunday and safely transferred to Togiak. Watchstanders at the 17th District command center in…
Rank this Week: 353

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Aug 17

    Hawaii Goes Deep on Non-Compete Law

    Hawaii Goes Deep on Non-Compete Law
    The mentions that the State of Hawaii gets on this blog are, predictably, few and far between. However, in the span of just a few weeks, we have two significant legislative and judicial updates.The first concerns Act 158, which Governor…
  • Aug 5

    A Federal Trade Secrets Statute Appears Inevitable, Questions and Concerns Remain

    A Federal Trade Secrets Statute Appears Inevitable, Questions and Concerns Remain
    Last week, the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 was introduced in both the House of Representatives and the United States Senate. The text of the proposed legislation appears below. This is a bipartisan, bicameral bill that likely will become…
  • Jul 31

    Seventh Circuit Endorses Use of Blue-Pencil Rule for Non-Compete

    Seventh Circuit Endorses Use of Blue-Pencil Rule for Non-Compete
    More times than not, courts in non-compete disputes confront restrictive covenants that have problems. Sometimes the problems are severe and other times they are revealed through the unique facts of the case, rather than the face of the…
Rank this Week: 363

Legal Underground

Legal Underground

Covers the politics of litigation. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.legalunderground.com/
  • Aug 17

    This Blog Is on An Extended Hiatus: A Guide to the Archive

    This Blog Is on An Extended Hiatus: A Guide to the Archive
    Although I've been posted here regularly (and sometimes semi-regularly) for more than ten years, I think it's time to wrap up this blog and put some sort of bow around it. As of now, I have no plans to delete...
  • Mar 13

    Egon Schiele's Tree

    Egon Schiele's Tree
    "Four Trees," by Egon Schiele "The picture must radiate light," Schiele said. I've noted that quote on this blog before, in another post about Schiele. And that concludes today's gratuitous lesson in art history. Class dismissed, you're very…
  • Mar 12

    Unnecessary Deposition

    Unnecessary Deposition
    My latest article at Lawyerist, published today: "5 Questions to Ask Before Taking a Deposition."
Rank this Week: 394

Internet Cases

Internet Cases

Legal developments involving the Internet and new technologies. By Evan Brown.

http://blog.internetcases.com
  • Aug 16

    Court provides guidance on how to effectively communicate online terms of service

    Court provides guidance on how to effectively communicate online terms of service
    Are online terms of service provided via hyperlink in an email binding on the recipient of that email? The Second Circuit recently addressed that question, and the decision gives guidance on best practices for online providers. Plaintiff…
  • Aug 13

    Is the Sixth Circuit willing to recognize a right to be forgotten under U.S. law?

    Is the Sixth Circuit willing to recognize a right to be forgotten under U.S. law?
    Recent FOIA decision questions whether defendants have no interest in preventing release of booking photographs during ongoing criminal proceedings. The Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) implements “a general philosophy of…
  • Aug 5

    Facebook hacking victim’s CFAA and SCA claims not barred by statutes of limitation

    Facebook hacking victim’s CFAA and SCA claims not barred by statutes of limitation
    Knowledge that email account had been hacked did not start the statutes of limitation clock ticking for Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Stored Communications Act claims based on alleged related hacking of Facebook account occurring several…
Rank this Week: 482

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Aug 16

    The “Home Of The Throwed Rolls” — A New Hot Coffee Case?

    The “Home Of The Throwed Rolls” — A New Hot Coffee Case?
    Over at Lowering the Bar, Kevin Underhill reports on a lawsuit filed against Lambert’s Cafe in Sikeston, Missouri, a place known as the “home of the throwed rolls.” It seems a roll was “throwed” and a patron was…
  • Jul 27

    Why Does Georgia Hire LexisNexis To Summarize Its Laws?

    Why Does Georgia Hire LexisNexis To Summarize Its Laws?
    Via TechDirt, I learned that Carl Malamud, proprietor of Public.Resource.org, was sued last week by the State of Georgia for copyright infringement. Malamud is perhaps the leading advocate in the world for putting primary legal materials…
  • Jul 12

    Despite Go Set A Watchman, Atticus Finch Is Still A Hero

    Despite Go Set A Watchman, Atticus Finch Is Still A Hero
    It is impossible to overstate the impact that Atticus Finch has had on the American legal system and its members. Consider this opening from a case decided by the Florida Supreme Court in 2013: In his final remarks to the jury, Atticus Finch,…
Rank this Week: 391

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    After being found Not Guilty on State Sexual Abuse Charges, the Feds Take Over

    After being found Not Guilty on State Sexual Abuse Charges, the Feds Take Over
    As is explained on my Website, under a section titled “How do you know if the crime you are charged with is federal?” the government can take interest in cases that do not usually appear to apply under federal jurisdiction just…
  • Jul 13

    Principal Defendant’s Wife in Grand Theft Fraud sentenced to nearly 5 year

    Principal Defendant’s Wife in Grand Theft Fraud sentenced to nearly 5 year
    In a scheme that bilked an elderly man out of over a quarter million dollars, a Broward jury found Matthew Stevens not guilty of the crime after deliberating for only a little more than five hours. This was Stevens’ second trial for the…
  • Jun 8

    Judge Affirms 6-3 Vote for Death Sentence of Miami Handyman for 2005 Murder

    Judge Affirms 6-3 Vote for Death Sentence of Miami Handyman for 2005 Murder
    In November of last year, a jury found Rafael Andres guilty of the first-degree murder of Ivette Fariñas, a waitress who worked at Miami International Airport. He was also found guilty of first-degree arson for the fire he set in her…
Rank this Week: 710

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

Covers family law in Texas. By Hutton Law, PLLC.

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Aug 16

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 5: Confidentiality

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 5: Confidentiality
    There are a couple different levels of confidentiality as far as a CPS case goes. The first of which is information that CPS is not entitled to by default. This largely pertains to things like medical records that are protected via federal…
  • Jul 27

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 4: Who are all the people working on my case?

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 4: Who are all the people working on my case?
    The sheer number of people involved in a CPS case can be daunting at best. Often, it seems like parties who may be aligned as filling the same role, but in reality they serve distinct purposes and it is important to tailor your behavior…
  • Jul 18

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 3: How Did I Get Here?

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 3: How Did I Get Here?
    One of the first mistakes I see people make at the beginning of this process is to immediately try to figure out “who reported me”. The bottom line is that it doesn’t really matter, and it often can do you a disservice to…
Rank this Week: 730

Children and the Law

Children and the Law

By the Center for Children, Law & Policy at the University of Houston Law Center.

http://childrenandthelawblog.com/
  • Aug 15

    Register Now for the 14th Annual Zealous Advocacy Conference

    Register Now for the 14th Annual Zealous Advocacy Conference
    About the Conference The Zealous Advocacy Conference, now in its 14th year, is an annual training seminar organized by the Center for Children, Law & Policy and the Southwest Juvenile Defender Center. The conference is the premier…
  • Jun 19

    Kids and justice

    Kids and justice
    A fascinating new study from the University of Manchester finds children may have a sense of justice at a very early age.  An article by Sindya N. Bhanoo in the New York Times reported: Children as young as age…
  • Jun 4

    New book: Children, Sexuality, and the Law

    New book: Children, Sexuality, and the Law
      In the newly released book Children, Sexuality, and the Law, Professors Ellen Marrus and Sacha M. Coupet take on the challenging and often taboo subject of the way our legal system treats children and sex. The text approaches the…
Rank this Week: 712

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Aug 15

    Kickback Violations Lead to $49 Million in Whistleblower Settlement

    Kickback Violations Lead to $49 Million in Whistleblower Settlement
    In two separate cases earlier this year, the Department of Justice settled significant False Claims Act cases brought by whistleblowers against a pharmaceutical manufacturer and a medical facility for violating… read more → The…
  • Aug 13

    Providing Material Support to a Terrorist Organization: Is the Mississippi Couple Really Guilty?

    Providing Material Support to a Terrorist Organization: Is the Mississippi Couple Really Guilty?
    This week, two people from Mississippi were charged with conspiring or attempting to provide material support to ISIL (or ISIS) for purchasing plane tickets to Turkey after having online discussions… read more → The post Providing…
  • Aug 11

    Whistleblowers Recover Millions for Reporting Billing Fraud in Government Contract

    Whistleblowers Recover Millions for Reporting Billing Fraud in Government Contract
    Several recent cases involving companies who were awarded contracts with the federal government show that whistleblowers are often able to obtain significant financial rewards when reporting a company who is… read more → The post…
Rank this Week: 507

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto, Professor Luis E. Chiesa and law student Suzanne McMillan.

http://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Aug 15

    A human-bear tragedy in Yellowstone

    A human-bear tragedy in Yellowstone
    Kathleen Stachowski   Other Nations A 63-year-old male hiker is dead, killed and partially consumed by a grizzly bear while hiking in Yellowstone National Park.  A 259-pound mother grizzly, who was at least 15 years old, is also…
  • Aug 13

    Animal Law Job!

    Animal Law Job!
    David Cassuto A great opportunity: Attorney Nonhuman Rights Project Essential Qualifications and Skills The Nonhuman Rights Project is seeking an intelligent, creative, self-motivated, and deeply committed attorney with significant civil…
  • Jul 31

    How Hurricane Katrina Turned Pets into People

    How Hurricane Katrina Turned Pets into People
    Nearly half the people who stayed behind during Hurricane Katrina stayed because of their pets. Helicopters and boats would come, but the rescuers largely refused to take cats and dogs. So many owners, unwilling to abandon a family member,…
Rank this Week: 446

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Aug 15

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast
    By Nicolas Terry TWIHL presents its first Back to School Special. We asked some wonderful health lawyers what were the compelling additions to this Fall’s health law curriculum. The answers are diverse and fascinating. To hear their…
  • Aug 11

    Abortion and the Fetal Personhood Fallacy

    Abortion and the Fetal Personhood Fallacy
    Marco Rubio, Mike Huckabee, and other politicians continue to assert a common fallacy about abortion—because human life begins at conception, fetuses are persons, and abortion must be prohibited. Indeed, Huckabee and Rubio claim that the…
  • Aug 5

    Faculty Hiring--University of Tennessee College of Law

    Faculty Hiring--University of Tennessee College of Law
    THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications from both entry-level and lateral candidates for as many as two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions to commence in the Fall Semester 2016. The College is particularly…
Rank this Week: 502

Brains On Purpose

Brains On Purpose

Looks at conflict resolution, including mediation and negotiation, through the lens of neuroscience. By Stephanie West Allen and Jeffrey M. Schwartz.

http://westallen.typepad.com/brains_on_purpose/
  • Aug 15

    The role of the conflict professional's self-reflection in effective conflict resolution

    The role of the conflict professional's self-reflection in effective conflict resolution
    What is the role of self-awareness and self-reflection in effective conflict resolution? To hear a teleconference on that topic, click here. The title of the teleconference is "Inside Out: How Conflict Professionals Can Use Self-Reflection to…
  • May 6

    Current edition of MINDFULNESS RESEARCH MONTHLY is now available

    Current edition of MINDFULNESS RESEARCH MONTHLY is now available
    May's edition of Mindfulness Research Monthly includes 19 Interventions 14 Associations 11 Methods 8 Reviews 2 Trials. Click to read the new edition.
  • Mar 6

    That's not how it happened! Let me tell you the true story

    That's not how it happened! Let me tell you the true story
    How can two or more people sincerely, earnestly, and confidently have such widely divergent versions of events? As mediators, we often have heard stories from parties in which the facts are conflicting and yet no one seems to be deliberately…
Rank this Week: 567

Blane Law Blog

Blane Law Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Mark C. Blane.

http://www.blanelaw.com/blog
  • Aug 14

    Why Other Lawyers Choose Mark Blane for Injury Cases!

    Why Other Lawyers Choose Mark Blane for Injury Cases!
    Attention! Attention! The latest news from The Law Offices of Mark Blane is that "other" lawyers trust Mark with their own clients.Other lawyers need to refer out their personal injury calls and they choose Mark Blane. Why? Because Mark can…
  • Aug 14

    Lawyers Need a Good Referral for Personal Injury When They Don't Practice Personal Injury

    Lawyers Need a Good Referral for Personal Injury When They Don't Practice Personal Injury
    Okay, Mark gets referrals from other clients, but did you know he gets them from other lawyers? Call him today to see why he is the perfect fit for you case!
  • Jul 30

    Mark Blane Hikes Angels Landing Zion National Park

    Mark Blane Hikes Angels Landing Zion National Park
    When I am not battling the insurance companies in the courtroom, you can find me outdoors enjoying the challenges of nature through hiking. When I realized through reading the literary works of German naturpath, Arnold Ehret, that hiking was…
Rank this Week: 562

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Aug 14

    PORTLAND FALSE RAPE REPORT- THESE THINGS HAPPEN.

    PORTLAND FALSE RAPE REPORT- THESE THINGS HAPPEN.
    Posted By Edmund Folsom August 14, 2015 PORTLAND FALSE RAPE REPORT- THESE THINGS HAPPEN. On Wednesday, August 12, 2015, a 34-year old woman (who at this point remains publicly unnamed) reported that she was raped at midday on…
  • Aug 14

    PORTLAND FALSE RAPE REPORT- THESE THINGS HAPPEN.

    PORTLAND FALSE RAPE REPORT- THESE THINGS HAPPEN.
    Posted By Edmund Folsom August 14, 2015 PORTLAND FALSE RAPE REPORT- THESE THINGS HAPPEN. On Wednesday, August 12, 2015, a 34-year old woman (who at this point remains publicly unnamed) reported that she was raped at midday on…
  • May 16

    State v. Tozier, The Intoxilizer 8000 & The HairFibber2000

    State v. Tozier, The Intoxilizer 8000 & The HairFibber2000
    Posted by: Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. Date:  May 16, 2015 State v. Tozier, The Intoxilizer 8000 & The HairFibber2000 In State v. Tozier, 2015 ME 57, Maine’s Law Court recently decided that the Confrontation Clause of the…
Rank this Week: 731

Texas Attorney Blog

Texas Attorney Blog

Covers construction law, development, mechanic's liens, mortgage lending, premises liability, real estate law & news, rural water utilities, and Texas Supreme Court Updates. By Aimee Hess.

http://www.texasattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    No Oil Price Relief for Texas Royalty Owner

    No Oil Price Relief for Texas Royalty Owner
    Texas royalty owners have sure taken a licking this year. Unfortunately, it’s probably going to get worse before it gets better. Moody’s Investor’s Service recently lowered its estimates for future average 2015 prices…
  • Jul 17

    Rupture in California Oil and Gas Pipeline

    Rupture in California Oil and Gas Pipeline
    A recent oil and gas pipeline rupture demonstrates how important it is to have an experienced pipeline attorney review the document to make sure your land is protected to the full extent of the law. In this case, a 24-inch crude oil pipeline…
  • Jun 26

    The Real Ownership of American Oil & Gas Companies: Oil Companies Are US!

    The Real Ownership of American Oil & Gas Companies: Oil Companies Are US!
    The ownership of oil and natural gas companies may not be what people commonly think it is or expect it to be. The fact is that over 80% of the ownership of oil and gas companies in America is held by private individuals, either in their…
Rank this Week: 553

Environmental - Appeals Court

Environmental - Appeals Court

Summarizes environmental decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://environmentalappealscourt.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    Summer Break

    Summer Break
    Subscribers & Readers Note: WIMS will be on summer break for the next two weeks. We will resume publication on August 31, 2015.   During the break you can stay on top of many news events and…
  • Aug 13

    Berks County v. U.S. EPA

    Berks County v. U.S. EPA
    <> Berks County v. U.S. EPA - 8/11/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Case No. 14-2913. Non-precedential opinion. The Appeals Court said, "PetitionerBerksCounty…
  • Aug 12

    Tobias Chavez v. Dole Food Company Inc

    Tobias Chavez v. Dole Food Company Inc
    <> Tobias Chavez v. Dole Food Company Inc - 8/11/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 13-4144. The Panel said, "This appeal is but a facet of procedurally intricate…
Rank this Week: 483

Colorado Construction Litigation

Colorado Construction Litigation

Covers construction litigation in Colorado. By Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC.

http://www.coloradoconstructionlitigation.com/
  • Aug 14

    Mr. David McLain to speak at the 2015 Claims College – School of Construction.

    Mr. David McLain to speak at the 2015 Claims College – School of Construction.
    David M. McLain, Attorney, Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC will be speaking at the CLM 2015 School of Construction.  The 2015 Claims College will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 9-12. Each school is…
  • Aug 12

    Commerce City Enacts Reform to Increase For-Sale Multifamily Housing.

    Commerce City Enacts Reform to Increase For-Sale Multifamily Housing.
    Many cities in Denver’s metropolitan areas are experiencing tremendous growth. For more than a year, Colorado has been reported to be in a building boom. However even with the noticeable expansion, some areas still suffer from a lack of…
  • Jul 2

    The Vallagio HOA Appeals the Decision from the Colorado Court of Appeals.

    The Vallagio HOA Appeals the Decision from the Colorado Court of Appeals.
    As highlighted in our most recent post, the Colorado Court of Appeals’ Vallagio decision upheld a declaration provision that prohibited the amendment of a mandatory arbitration clause without the consent of the…
Rank this Week: 517

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

Tracks judicial developments in Maryland business law. By the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

http://marylandbusinesslawdevelopments.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    Bontempo v. Lare (Md. Ct. of Appeals)

    Bontempo v. Lare (Md. Ct. of Appeals)
    Filed: August 6, 2015Opinion by: Robert N. McDonaldHoldings:(1) The standard for determining whether a minority shareholder has been “oppressed” by the majority is the shareholder’s “reasonable expectations” upon…
  • Aug 13

    Len Stoler, Inc. v. Wisner (Ct. of Special Appeals)

    Len Stoler, Inc. v. Wisner (Ct. of Special Appeals)
    Filed:  May 28, 2015Opinion by Hotten, J.Holding:  An automobile dealer may charge and retain an electronic titling fee and not violate the Credit Grantor Closed End Credit provisions of the Commercial Law Article.Facts: …
  • May 21

    Bontempo v. Lare (Md. Ct. Spec. App.)

    Bontempo v. Lare (Md. Ct. Spec. App.)
    Filed: April 30, 2014Opinion by: Douglas R. M. ZanarianHolding: (1) When a minority stockholder petitions a court for dissolution pursuant to Md. Code Ann., Corps. & Ass’ns § 3-413 (the “dissolution statute”), such…
Rank this Week: 636

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

Covers legislation, news and cases for whistleblowers and those who represent them. By The Employment Group.

http://employmentlawgroupblog.com
Rank this Week: 456

Real Estate Mediation, Real Estate…

Real Estate Mediation, Real Estate Mediation Services

Covers mediation news. By Jim W. Hildreth.

http://wwwrealestatemediation.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 13

    Small Claims Court California

    Small Claims Court California
    Having a dispute? One can file a claim up to $10,000 in California Superior Courts.Types of Disputes Real Estate, Landlord Tenant, vendor- vendee, money owedOne can visit the local court and often under forms file a simple application for…
  • Aug 12

    Patience in Mediation

    Patience in Mediation
    In a 3.5 hour mediation the plaintiff reflected anger, however restraint. The defendantangry and defiant and possibly in denial.Each had strong positions in a Landlord Tenant Dispute.The plaintiff desired resolution, the defendant raged.The…
  • Nov 14

    California Association of Realtor

    California Association of Realtor
    Jim W Hildreth Mediator was appointed by the California Association of Realtors to serve on the newly formed mediation panel known as Mediation Center.Hildreth's focus is disputes involving real estate, with buyers, sellers and the real…
Rank this Week: 365

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 738

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

Covers legal issues, developments, and other pertinent pertinent information relating to the creation, use, and exchange of electronic health records. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://hipaahealthlaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 396

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 427

Above and Beyond KM

Above and Beyond KM

Covers knowledge management. By V. Mary Abraham.

http://aboveandbeyondkm.com
  • Aug 12

    No More Pretzels!

    No More Pretzels!
    Let me begin with a health warning: Be careful as you watch the video below. It will give you a sympathy backache. That said, it’s worth watching it to see what a naturally gifted human pretzel can do. Now think about how you might…
  • Aug 11

    Working with Special Snowflake

    Working with Special Snowflake
    We were taught as children that no two snowflakes are alike.  Some of our teachers went so far as to suggest that we were like snowflakes, each possessing unique characteristics, each to be valued in her own right. Isn’t that…
  • Jul 30

    How to Handle HiPPO

    How to Handle HiPPO
    Never underestimate a hippopotamus. According to Wikipedia, hippos are the third-largest land mammal and close relatives of whales and porpoises. Adult hippos average 3100 pounds and are capable of running at 19 mph. In short, the…
Rank this Week: 684

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration laws and policies. By Maged & Rost.

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Aug 12

    VISA BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 2015

    VISA BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 2015
    The Visa Bulletin for September 2015 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Jul 12

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2015

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2015
    The Visa Bulletin for August 2015 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Jun 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JULY 2015

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JULY 2015
    The Visa Bulletin for July 2015 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
Rank this Week: 478

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and family law.

http://www.criderlaw.net/blog/
  • Aug 12

    US Adults Worry They Will Outlive Their Saving

    US Adults Worry They Will Outlive Their Saving
    According to a recent Northwestern Mutual Insurance survey, nearly one-third of US adults believe that it is more likely than not that they will outlive their savings. Follow this link to the survey. A foundational estate plan can be a…
  • Jun 4

    5 Tips For Helping Your Kids After Divorce

    5 Tips For Helping Your Kids After Divorce
    Dr. Samantha Rodman, renowned divorce therapist and author of How to Talk to Your Kids About Your Divorce, tells The Huffington Post that the hardest divorce experiences are, by far, the ones where small children are involved. It’s…
  • Apr 23

    Estate Planning and Investment: A Symbiotic Relationship

    Estate Planning and Investment: A Symbiotic Relationship
    Imagine inheriting a quarter of a million dollars but having absolutely no idea what to do with it. That’s a good problem to have, but a problem nonetheless. View image | gettyimages.com CNN Money recently reached out with advice to a…
Rank this Week: 366

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Aug 11

    Prison reform advocates hope one Supreme Court justice will help end solitary confinement

    Prison reform advocates hope one Supreme Court justice will help end solitary confinement
    Photo of prison guard with prisoner by Halfdark via Getty Images WASHINGTON — Prison reform advocates who have spent years campaigning against solitary confinement are counting on a powerful new ally in their quest to end the practice…
  • Aug 11

    Advocates against solitary confinement see hope in Justice Kennedy’s comment

    Advocates against solitary confinement see hope in Justice Kennedy’s comment
    Jail cells are seen in the Enhanced Supervision Housing Unit at the Rikers Island Correctional facility in New York March 12, 2015. Photo by Brendan McDermid/ReutersWASHINGTON — Prison reform advocates who have spent years campaigning…
  • Jul 18

    Poll shows Americans divided on same-sex marriage

    Poll shows Americans divided on same-sex marriage
    Supporters of gay marriage rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington June 25, 2015. An Associated Press-GfK poll found that people in the US are evenly divided over the Supreme Court case that made same-sex marriage legal nationwide.…
Rank this Week: 697