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Law Offices of Scott David Stewart…

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/Legal-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 7

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona
    Child support is usually paid by the noncustodial parent. If parents share custody after divorce, the court usually chooses the parent with the larger income to pay child support. Child support agreements differ from case to case and depend…
  • Jun 30

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?
    Standardized field sobriety tests or "SFSTs" are used by law enforcement to ascertain whether a driver is intoxicated. All law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have to abide by the same standard of field sobriety testing set by the…
  • Feb 11

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law
    In the state of Arizona, there are three major drunk driving statutes: Title 28-1381 – Driving Under the Influence Title 28-1382 – Extreme / Super Extreme DUI Title 28-1383 – Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Title…
Rank this Week: 34

Arbitrary and Capricious

Arbitrary and Capricious

Covers criminal law.

http://skellywright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 47

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 24

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M
    The U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico will pay about $330 million of what it owes on general obligation bonds, while defaulting on bonds of approximately $37 million that are mostly owed to the Puerto Rico Infrastructure Financing Authority…
  • Dec 26

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam
    The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Edward Durante with bilking investors once again. Durante, who already served a 10-year sentence for a previous securities fraud conviction, is accused of using different aliases to defraud…
  • Sep 22

    FINRA Sanctions Avenir Financial Group For Fraud

    FINRA Sanctions Avenir Financial Group For Fraud
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has ordered Avenir Financial Group to pay a $229K fine over allegations that the latter engaged in the fraudulent sale of promissory notes and equity interests in the firm. Avenir is suspended from…
Rank this Week: 95

The Virtual Attorney Blog

The Virtual Attorney Blog

Covers estate planning and business law. By Michael Brennan.

http://thevirtualattorney.com/blog
  • Sep 30

    New Overtime Rules Set to Affect Many Small Businesse

    New Overtime Rules Set to Affect Many Small Businesse
    Overtime protections were first put into place by the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and established the general standard that workers be paid time-and-a-half for any hours worked over 40 hours in a week.  In general, all hourly…
  • Aug 30

    Unpaid Interns-- Ideal but Risky for Business Owner

    Unpaid Interns-- Ideal but Risky for Business Owner
    An ever-popular method for small businesses to acquire some extra—albeit temporary—hands on deck is to hire interns. Typically college students with similar career aspirations are eager to gain some real life experience, or at…
  • Jul 25

    Employee or Independent Contractor? Misclassification Can Be Costly

    Employee or Independent Contractor? Misclassification Can Be Costly
    The prospect of hiring workers, while exciting, can be intimidating to new business owners, Employment law can be a confusing and time-consuming minefield, and the consequences of making a mistake can range from costly to financially…
Rank this Week: 161

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Racial Harassment of Home Owners Civil Suit Settles With Apology and Undisclosed Monetary Payment

    Racial Harassment of Home Owners Civil Suit Settles With Apology and Undisclosed Monetary Payment
    One specific alleged incident included in the complain happened in 2013 when Calliari allegedly drove past Mobley and Powell walking in the street because their neighborhood does not have sidewalks. Calliari allegedly made a U-turn, pulled up…
  • Sep 20

    Uber Cannot Escape Price Fixing Class Action Through Arbitration Agreement New York Federal Judge Rule

    Uber Cannot Escape Price Fixing Class Action Through Arbitration Agreement New York Federal Judge Rule
    According to Uber, the company's terms of service require all disputes to be settled via arbitration. Arbitration was initially created as a way for companies to settle disputes between themselves without crowding the courts with business…
  • Sep 15

    Uber Class Action Settlement Rejected

    Uber Class Action Settlement Rejected
    Judge Chen also pointed out that the drivers ran a greater risk by pursuing the matter in court than Uber because Uber's employment contract includes an arbitration agreement. If the case makes it to the Ninth Circuit Court, there's a chance…
Rank this Week: 59

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    The Lawfare Podcast: Judge Laurence Silberman on the Birth of NSD

    The Lawfare Podcast: Judge Laurence Silberman on the Birth of NSD
    Last week, the National Security Division of the Justice Department celebrated its 10th anniversary by holding a major conference at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Judge Laurence Silberman, the intellectual and policy…
  • Sep 24

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes argued that President Obama should not pardon Edward Snowden but should consider commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence. Wittes also responded to critics of the Washington Post editorial page…
  • Sep 23

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Efforts to revitalize U.S.-Russian cooperation have stalled after the collapse of the Syrian ceasefire, reports the Washington Post. American officials have confirmed that, despite previous hopes, there are no plans for intelligence-sharing…
Rank this Week: 184

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Banned Books Week

    Banned Books Week
    Banned Books Week began in 1982, as a way to bring banned books to the attention of the public. It has continued every year since as an annual celebration of the freedom to read.Some of the most eloquent writing on the importance of…
  • Sep 16

    A More Perfect Union: Celebrating the Constitution in an Election Year

    A More Perfect Union: Celebrating the Constitution in an Election Year
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist     On September 17, 1787, the delegates of the Constitutional Convention approved and signed the document they had worked on all summer in…
  • Aug 27

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 5th.

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 5th.
    We hope you have a wonderful weekend.
Rank this Week: 50

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Sep 24

    Thinking about a Career in LAW? Get MORE for LE$$ in the ICC Paralegal Program

    Thinking about a Career in LAW? Get MORE for LE$$ in the ICC Paralegal Program
    If you live in the Illinois Central College District you are already paying for the ability to attend any of our great career or transfer programs.  Other Paralegal programs can't offer what we provide in education, internship…
  • Sep 23

    A part-time clerical assistant needed…

    A part-time clerical assistant needed for general legal office work, such as transcription of letters and pleadings, preparation of email messages, taking telephone messages, scheduling hearings and meetings and…
  • Sep 20

    Paralegal opening

    Paralegal opening
    Peoria health care company seeking paralegal to join legal department.Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:·         Provide advanced support by handling a wide variety of functions supporting…
Rank this Week: 165

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 24

    Article on Generation-Inflation Index for Taxation

    Article on Generation-Inflation Index for Taxation
    Alyssa A. DiRusso recently published an Article entitled, The Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax and Sociological Shifts in Generational Length: Proposing a Generation-Inflation Index for Taxation, 41 Am. C. Tr. & Est. Couns. L.J. 307 (Fall…
  • Sep 24

    Appointing a Conservator

    Appointing a Conservator
    We often hear about estate-planning proceedings dealing with probates and guardianships, but what about conservatorships? A conservatorship is available to deal with the property of an absentee or to address judgments that involve the…
  • Sep 23

    Article on the Limits of the Federal Arbitration Act

    Article on the Limits of the Federal Arbitration Act
    David Horton recently published an Article entitled, The Limits of Testamentary Arbitration, 58 Fla. L. Rev. Forum (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This is an invited reply to Professor E. Gary Spitko's provocative and…
Rank this Week: 142

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Sep 24

    U.S. Moving Toward War with Russia

    U.S. Moving Toward War with Russia
    When historians record the U.S. war with Russia, the events of this past week may look like a road sign that went unheeded. The bombing of Syrian forces, which Washington has called “accidental,” indicates a new level of…
  • Sep 23

    Are Online Seller Arbitration Agreements Legal?

    Are Online Seller Arbitration Agreements Legal?
    Most online retailers, including Amazon and eBay, force both buyers to agree to arbitration in lieu of filing a lawsuit against them. Arbitration is an alternate dispute resolution process where a third party arbitrator will review the…
  • Sep 23

    Feel Good Friday: Texas Attorney Helping Veterans through Martial Art

    Feel Good Friday: Texas Attorney Helping Veterans through Martial Art
    This week’s Feel Good Friday (actually on Friday this week!) is about a Texas attorney helping Veterans through martial arts. Amber Pang Parra, Pharmaceutical Attorney at Justinian PLLC, not only works hard on behalf of her clients,…
Rank this Week: 179

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 126

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Sep 23

    Raw milk distribution ongoing despite Campylobacter outbreak

    Raw milk distribution ongoing despite Campylobacter outbreak
    As may as 20 people are sick in Colorado in an ongoing Campylobacter outbreak, with multiple public health agencies reporting the most likely cause is raw milk from Larga Vista Ranch — some of which appears to have been distributed…
  • Sep 23

    Another Seattle restaurant closed amid illness outbreak

    Another Seattle restaurant closed amid illness outbreak
    Another foodborne illness outbreak has closed another Seattle restaurant. This time around it’s the Toulouse Petit Kitchen & Lounge in the city’s Queen Anne neighborhood. The closure notice from Public Health – Seattle…
  • Sep 23

    New Jersey firm recalls Bhelpuri rice snack for Salmonella risk

    New Jersey firm recalls Bhelpuri rice snack for Salmonella risk
    Krishna Food Corp. of Neshanic Station, NJ, is recalling 16 cartons of Bikaji Chowpati Bhelpuri, net weight 300 g., 10.58 oz., batch number 2016 F97, best before June 2017, because it has the potential to be contaminated with…
Rank this Week: 115

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Last Thursday, the Icesi Law School in Cali, Colombia, held a conference to commemorate twenty-five years of the Constitution of Colombia (right). Forthcoming in December from Carolina Academic Press: The Death Penalty as Torture: From the…
  • Sep 22

    Decker's "Other Rights Revolution"

    Decker's "Other Rights Revolution"
    I'm very pleased to announce that Jefferson Decker, an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Political Science at Rutgers University, has published The Other Rights Revolution: Conservative Lawyers and the Remaking of American…
  • Sep 22

    Call for Applications: Yale University Chauncey Postdoc

    Call for Applications: Yale University Chauncey Postdoc
    Via H-Law, we are passing along the following job announcement from Yale University:The Chauncey Postdoctoral Fellowships are up to three positions funded by the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy for one year renewable for one…
Rank this Week: 112

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Kanetake & Cai: Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanction

    Kanetake & Cai: Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanction
    Machiko Kanetake (Utrecht Univ. - Law) & Cai Congyan (Xiamen Univ. - Law) have posted Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanctions (in Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law, Larissa van den Herik ed., forthcoming).…
  • Sep 23

    Bartels: The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit

    Bartels: The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit
    Lorand Bartels (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) has posted The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit. Here's the abstract:It has become conventional wisdom that once the UK leaves the EU it will have to renegotiate core aspects of its WTO rights and…
  • Sep 23

    Call for Submissions: BYBIL Symposium on "The Iraq Inquiry Report"

    Call for Submissions: BYBIL Symposium on "The Iraq Inquiry Report"
    The British Yearbook of International Law has issued a call for submissions for a symposium on "The Iraq Inquiry Report," which will be featured in its 2016 volume. Here's the call: CALL FOR PAPERS FOR A SYMPOSIUMThe Iraq Inquiry ReportThe…
Rank this Week: 124

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Sep 23

    Joyner on the Chemical & Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Regime

    Joyner on the Chemical & Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Regime
    Daniel Joyner (University of Alabama - School of Law) has posted The Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Regime (International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (Oxford University Press, 2009)) on SSRN.…
  • Sep 23

    Holroyd & Picinali on Self-Defence & the Reasonable Person

    Holroyd & Picinali on Self-Defence & the Reasonable Person
    Jules Holroyd and Federico Picinali (University of Sheffield and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)) have posted Implicit Bias, Self-Defence, and the Reasonable Person (The Criminal Law’s Person, edited by Claes…
  • Sep 23

    Vazquez & Vladeck on the Right to Collateral Post-Conviction Review

    Vazquez & Vladeck on the Right to Collateral Post-Conviction Review
    Carlos Manuel Vazquez (Georgetown University Law Center) & Stephen I. Vladeck (University of Texas School of Law) have posted The Constitutional Right to Collateral Post-Conviction Review (103 Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN.…
Rank this Week: 169

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    If you like your plan, Nebraska style

    If you like your plan, Nebraska style
    Cornhusker State insureds (and potential insureds) just lost another opportunity:"Blue Cross drops out of Nebraska's Obamacare marketplace"That leaves just two carriers on the state's Exchange, one of which has a substantial Medicaid presence…
  • Sep 23

    Back to the Future?

    Back to the Future?
    Regular readers will recognize Cornerstone: they've been a great resource for me both professionally and for the blog. Steve Geis, Cornerstone's VP of Employee Benefits, recently penned a really interesting article that was emailed to their…
  • Sep 22

    Health Wonk Review: Mazel Tov to CHII edition

    Health Wonk Review: Mazel Tov to CHII edition
    Our good friend Louise Norris, co-proprietor (along with her husband Jay) of the Colorado Health Insurance Insider blog hosts this week's round-up of health care wonkery. And it's extra special because they're celebrating the blog's 10 year…
Rank this Week: 67

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: 155

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Sep 23

    Warm Winter For Chicago Market?

    Warm Winter For Chicago Market?
    As Chicago clings to the last vestiges of summer, its lateral market mirrors its favorable conditions.
  • Sep 23

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.16
    * Kim Kardashian wants to go to law school. Maybe she should worry about a Bachelor's degree first. [Daily Caller] * The U.S. is falling behind the international standard for court transparency. [Fix the Court] * The struggles facing…
  • Sep 23

    The Origin Of The Politicization Of The White House

    The Origin Of The Politicization Of The White House
    It wasn't always like this.
Rank this Week: 167

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 186

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Sep 23

    Pullmantur Monarch Strikes a Whale

    Pullmantur Monarch Strikes a Whale
    A passenger aboard the Pullmantur Monarch (formerly Royal Caribbean's Monarch of the Seas) informed us that the cruise ship apparently struck a whale last week as the ship was returning to the port of Lisbon. He photographed the whale carcass…
  • Sep 22

    Another Brawl Breaks Out on a Carnival Fun Ship

    Another Brawl Breaks Out on a Carnival Fun Ship
    The popular Crew Center website reports today on a fight which broke out on a recent Carnival cruise. In a blog titled Chairs Start Flying in Brawl on Cruise Ship, Crew Center says that: "Irie Namma captured a video (posted on YouTube…
  • Sep 21

    Portuguese Air Force Medevacs Passenger from Mein Schiff 1

    Portuguese Air Force Medevacs Passenger from Mein Schiff 1
    The Portuguese Air Force reports that yesterday, it rescued a passenger from the Mein Schiff 1 cruise ship, about 100 kilometers northwest of Montijo. The passenger, an 80 years old German woman, needed urgent medical attention, according to…
Rank this Week: 125

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 176

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
  • Sep 23

    “Federal court says Ohio’s system for purging voters violates federal law”

    “Federal court says Ohio’s system for purging voters violates federal law”
    Cleveland.com: The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Fridaythat Ohio’s reliance on lack of voting activity as a trigger for purging people from the voting rolls violates federal law. In a 2-1 opinion, the appellate court reversed…
  • Sep 22

    Off to Austin for Texas Tribune Festival #TTF

    Off to Austin for Texas Tribune Festival #TTF
    Looking forward to speaking on a “Voting Rights and Wrongs” panel Saturday. … Continue reading →
  • Sep 22

    “4th Circuit judges weigh Virginia voter ID with N.C. case in mind”

    “4th Circuit judges weigh Virginia voter ID with N.C. case in mind”
    Daily Press: U.S. Court of Appeals panel wrestled here Thursday over how to treat Virginia’s voter ID law following a circuit decision that nullified a similar law in North Carolina. That decision was made by a different three-judge…
Rank this Week: 99

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Sep 23

    Health Law Retreat Call for Works-in-Progre

    Health Law Retreat Call for Works-in-Progre
    Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy is pleased to announce the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat, which will be held on February 10, 2017, at Seton Hall Law School in…
  • Sep 21

    Donald Trump and the Politics of Disjunction

    Donald Trump and the Politics of Disjunction
    I posted the following discussion of Donald Trump’s candidacy on Balkanization in January.  I think it stands up pretty well while being neutral, so I thought I would reprint it here:…
  • Sep 21

    FAN 124 (First Amendment News) Ellen DeGeneres raises First Amendment defense in defamation case

    FAN 124 (First Amendment News) Ellen DeGeneres raises First Amendment defense in defamation case
    Under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and under well-established Georgia law, courts have consistently recognized that humor, parody, name-calling and other forms of ‘rhetorical hyperbole’ are simply not…
Rank this Week: 185

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Sep 23

    13 Firms Fined for Communicating F-Squared’s False Performance Claim

    13 Firms Fined for Communicating F-Squared’s False Performance Claim
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued penalties against 13 investment advisory firms found to have violated securities laws by spreading false claims.The SEC found that the 13…
  • Sep 22

    FINRA Fines Ameriprise $850K For Supervisory Failure

    FINRA Fines Ameriprise $850K For Supervisory Failure
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Ameriprise was fined $850,000 by FINRA because it failed to superviseone of its registered representatives.  The Ameriprise representative served as a sales assistant and office manager…
  • Sep 20

    The SEC Bars Logos Wealth Advisors Founder & Fund Manager

    The SEC Bars Logos Wealth Advisors Founder & Fund Manager
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The Securities and Exchange Commission has barred Logos Wealth Advisors founder Paul Mata and his fund manager David Kayatta forfraudulently raising more than $14 million from investors.…
Rank this Week: 105

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Covers Social Security disability law and special needs trusts. By Sheri R. Abrams.

http://sheriabrams.com/blog
  • Sep 23

    In Virginia How Much Can You Be Charged For Your Medical Records?

    In Virginia How Much Can You Be Charged For Your Medical Records?
    In Virginia when a patient requests a copy of his or her own records, a “reasonable cost-based fee, which shall include only the cost of supplies for and labor of copying the requested information, and postage” shall be charged.…
  • Sep 21

    Virginia’s Advance Directive Registry

    Virginia’s Advance Directive Registry
    Virginia is one of 13 States that administer legislatively authorized health care advance directive registries: Information on Virginia’s Registry is as follows: • Administrator: Department of Health, Connect Virginia Exchange…
  • Sep 19

    The Need for Medical Treatment to Obtain Social Security Disability & SSI Benefit

    The Need for Medical Treatment to Obtain Social Security Disability & SSI Benefit
    As an Attorney who has been practicing Social Security Disability law in Virginia for over 20 years, I understand the importance of obtaining proper medical treatment, advocacy and detail for claimants hoping to receive their Social Security…
Rank this Week: 163

Court Technology and Trial…

Court Technology and Trial Presentation Blawg

Covers court and trial technology, and trial presentation. By Ted Brooks.

http://trial-technology.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    No Bull

    No Bull
    If you happened to catch the premiere episode of "Bull” this past Tuesday night on CBS, you may have an opinion and understanding of modern jury consulting. Then again, you might have a somewhat inaccurate perception of what can…
  • Sep 15

    Trial Technology in Silicon Valley

    Trial Technology in Silicon Valley
    In preparing recently for a Silicon Valley trial, I had an opportunity to check out our courtroom. Well, I should say, I made an opportunity, as we typically want to know of any potential “surprises” before they become…
  • Aug 5

    Trial Tech Tips - Electronic Exhibit Sticker

    Trial Tech Tips - Electronic Exhibit Sticker
    Trial Tech Tips - Electronic Exhibit StickersSince most courts prefer to have parties pre-mark their trial exhibits these days, we typically create a PDF set of trial exhibits with electronic stickers on the first page. These can easily be…
Rank this Week: 166

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 147

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 192

Palm Springs Estate Planning…

Palm Springs Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate taxes, probate, trusts, wills and estate planning. By Julia Burt Law and El Paseo Law Group.

http://www.palmspringsestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Make a Better Charitable Gift

    Make a Better Charitable Gift
    Making charitable bequests in Wills or Trusts is a common practice. However, many individuals merely name a charity and do not specify for what purpose such a gift should be earmarked. Recently, an extremely generous, if not equally frugal,…
  • Sep 9

    What is a Transfer on Death Deed in California?

    What is a Transfer on Death Deed in California?
    A new development in probate law involves the use of transfer on death deeds for real property located in California. Other states have authorized the use of such deeds but it has only been available in California since January 1, 2016.…
  • Sep 1

    Do You Need a Will in Palm Springs?

    Do You Need a Will in Palm Springs?
    Forbes magazine just asked this controversial question in a recent article. The answer is almost always yes with relatively few exceptions. In California, everyone has an estate plan. Either you’ve created one yourself with a Will or a…
Rank this Week: 66

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Sep 23

    How Do You Say “Book” in…?

    How Do You Say “Book” in…?
    It’s almost time for the National Book Festival (#NatBookFest)! I have looked through the line-up, which you can browse by author or schedule, and am excited to try to see the authors of “Rosie Revere, Engineer,”…
  • Sep 22

    On the Shelf: Hispanic Heritage Month and Recent Latin American Law Material Acquisition

    On the Shelf: Hispanic Heritage Month and Recent Latin American Law Material Acquisition
    Earlier this year we reflected on Hispanic Heritage Month with a post by my colleague Francisco Macias. He and I have explored the origins of the month in previous years’ posts. You can read this year’s Presidential Proclamation…
  • Sep 21

    Behind the Scenes at the Swearing-in of the 14th Librarian of Congre

    Behind the Scenes at the Swearing-in of the 14th Librarian of Congre
    This is a guest post by Roberta I. Shaffer, Law Librarian of Congress, whose posts include 2016 New Year’s Greetings from the Law Librarian of Congress and An Interview with Roberta Shaffer, Law Librarian of Congress. For so many…
Rank this Week: 75

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Covers issues relating to wills, trusts, estate planning, and probate in Texas. By Rania Combs.

http://www.texaswillsandtrustslaw.com
  • Sep 23

    Can a Bank Reject a Valid Power of Attorney?

    Can a Bank Reject a Valid Power of Attorney?
    Every adult should have a durable power of attorney. A durable power of attorney allows you to appoint someone you trust to engage is specified business, financial and legal transactions on your behalf. It’s called durable because it…
  • Sep 21

    Can I Fight the Intestacy Laws?

    Can I Fight the Intestacy Laws?
    I received a note recently from someone asking if it was possible for her to fight the intestacy laws. She and her husband had been married for 31 years and he had died without a Will. Her husband bad been married previously and had three…
  • Sep 14

    Will Jointly Owned Property Automatically Pass to My Spouse When I Die?

    Will Jointly Owned Property Automatically Pass to My Spouse When I Die?
    A lot of people mistakenly assume that all jointly-held property automatically passes to a surviving spouse when one spouse dies. That is not necessarily the case. Jointly-held property can be held as tenants in common or as joint tenants…
Rank this Week: 84

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Sep 23

    3 Count: Closed Street

    3 Count: Closed Street
    Oracle gets permanent injunction and more damages in Rimini Street case, BMG threatened an ISP and two Reps support FCC's set-top box plan. The post 3 Count: Closed Street appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Sep 22

    3 Count: Appealing Together

    3 Count: Appealing Together
    The Turtles appeal their loss in Florida to Sirius XM, Skittles photographer claims Donald Trump Jr. didn't have permission to use his image and more! The post 3 Count: Appealing Together appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Sep 21

    When Public Domain is Not Public Domain

    When Public Domain is Not Public Domain
    Imagine being hit with a threat for your own photograph. Now, imagine you had dedicated that image to the public domain. That's what happened to one photog. The post When Public Domain is Not Public Domain appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
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Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Sep 23

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for September 23

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for September 23
    We have passed the Autumnal equinox and are heading into the dark nights of winter. Maybe some of these of compliance-related stories will keep you awake during the longer nights. Why Don’t General Counsels Stop Corporate Crime? by…
  • Sep 20

    Auditor Independence Enforcement Action

    Auditor Independence Enforcement Action
    The Securities and Exchange Commission announced its first enforcement actions for auditor independence failures. I expect your auditors may have a bunch of new restrictions and questionnaires when it is time for the annual audit. The…
  • Sep 19

    Bad Boys The SEC is Coming For You: Supervision Initiative

    Bad Boys The SEC is Coming For You: Supervision Initiative
    The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations’ 2016 Examination Priorities included a focus on individuals with a history of disciplinary events. That priority has been put into action. The SEC issued a new Risk…
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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/
  • Sep 23

    Common Law in the Age of Arbitration

    Common Law in the Age of Arbitration
    Myriam Gilles, The Day Doctrine Died: Private Arbitration and the End of Law, 2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. 371 (2016).Allan ErbsenJudge-made law is dynamic. Rules adapt to innovations in technology, trends in human behavior and markets, and nascent…
  • Sep 22

    Law, Legend, and Forgotten Histories of Survivance

    Law, Legend, and Forgotten Histories of Survivance
    Katrina Jagodinsky, Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women’s Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946 (2016).Karen TaniIn 2016, legal history is a capacious field – one with a catholic view of…
  • Sep 21

    Whistling for the Dog in Affirmative Action

    Whistling for the Dog in Affirmative Action
    Reviewing Khiara Bridges, The Deserving Poor, The Undeserving Poor and Class-Based Affirmative Action, 66 Emory L.J. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Daria RoithmayrThe link between race and class inequality is a hot topic. The top two…
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RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
  • Sep 22

    The Regulatory Week in Review: September 23, 2016

    The Regulatory Week in Review: September 23, 2016
    The Department of Transportation releases guidelines for autonomous vehicles, the Department of Labor's overtime rule faces multiple legal challenges, and more...
  • Sep 21

    LA Cracks Down on “Unreasonable” Water Use

    LA Cracks Down on “Unreasonable” Water Use
    City ordinance amendment institutes harsher penalties for those who flout water restrictions amid drought.
  • Sep 20

    Reforming the Federal Reserve System

    Reforming the Federal Reserve System
    Penn scholar explains the role, structure, and possible changes to the Federal Reserve System.
Rank this Week: 152

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    BALCA Affirms Denial Where Employer’s Agent Signed Recruitment Report

    BALCA Affirms Denial Where Employer’s Agent Signed Recruitment Report
    BALCA upheld the denial of the labor certification where the recruitment report was signed by an agent, rather than the employer, in direct violation of 20 CFR §656.17(g)(1), which requires either the employer or its representative…
  • Sep 22

    BIA Determines Evidentiary Value of Direct Sibling-to-Sibling DNA Test Result

    BIA Determines Evidentiary Value of Direct Sibling-to-Sibling DNA Test Result
    In a precedent decision issued today, the BIA held that direct sibling-to-sibling DNA test results reflecting a 99.5 percent degree of certainty or higher that a full sibling biological relationship exists should be accepted and…
  • Sep 22

    USCIS Workload Transfer

    USCIS Workload Transfer
    USCIS posted an alert today that it is transferring certain petitions for L-1 nonimmigrant status (and accompanying I-539s and I-765s for L-2 derivatives) from the VSC to the CSC, and is similarly transferring certain H-1B…
Rank this Week: 149

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 22

    International Migration Outlook 2016

    International Migration Outlook 2016
    “The 2016 edition of the International Migration Outlook analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and selected non-OECD countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of…
  • Sep 22

    NISO Releases Altmetrics Recommended Practice

    NISO Releases Altmetrics Recommended Practice
    “The National Information Standards Organization has published NISO RP-25-2016, Outputs of the NISO Alternative Assessment Project. This recommended practice on altmetrics, an expansion of the tools available for measuring the scholarly…
  • Sep 22

    Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012

    Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012
    Suzanne M. Strong, Ph.D., Ramona R. Rantala, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Tracey Kyckelhahn, Ph.D., Former BJS Statistician. September 15, 2016. NCJ 249803 “Describes type, location, and characteristics of all known problem-solving…
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Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Sep 22

    Judge Slaps FEC for Erroneous Analysis of Political Committee

    Judge Slaps FEC for Erroneous Analysis of Political Committee
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Christopher R. Cooper (D.D.C.) ruled earlier this week that the controlling members of the FEC applied the wrong legal analysis in concluding that two groups were not "political…
  • Sep 21

    Tenther States Claim Sovereign Right Not to Pay Employees Overtime

    Tenther States Claim Sovereign Right Not to Pay Employees Overtime
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Twenty-one states, led by Texas, sued the federal government this week over the Labor Department's new overtime rule. The complaint, which argues that the rule violates the Tenth Amendment and…
  • Sep 21

    District Court Orders Texas to Halt its Nonsense Over Voter ID

    District Court Orders Texas to Halt its Nonsense Over Voter ID
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School After the Fifth Circuit ruled this summer that Texas's voter ID law violated the Voting Rights Act, and after a district court ordered the state to educate voters on voting requirements in light...
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Michael Ehline's Accident Lawsuit…

Michael Ehline's Accident Lawsuit Center

Focuses on personal injury accidents.

http://accidentlawfirmblog.lawyer/
  • Sep 22

    Hillary Clinton Defaults in Benghazi Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Hillary Clinton Defaults in Benghazi Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    The court waits for a motion from either party. Because the action has no immediate penalty. Klayman said the case is not for political reasons. The case won't be decided until after the election, he said. Don't we wish we were above the law…
  • Sep 13

    Understanding The Wrongful Death Claim

    Understanding The Wrongful Death Claim
    A person can have a waiver signed by participants. So this provides a degree of protection against lawsuits of wrongful death. Speak to Ehline Law Wrongful Death Lawyer to learn more. 888.400.9721. The post Understanding The Wrongful Death…
  • Jun 30

    Pedestrian Killed in Oceanside DUI Collision

    Pedestrian Killed in Oceanside DUI Collision
    Here is a reminder that people on foot near roadways must be especially vigilant. The collision resulting in a man’s death in Oceanside occurred in the 4000 block of Mission Avenue at approximately 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Suspected of DUI…
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Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Sep 22

    Florida Boater Drowns in the Nassau River

    Florida Boater Drowns in the Nassau River
    It is being reported from Fernandina Beach, Florida that a boater has drowned near the Goffinsville Park and Ramp in the Nassau River while launching an aluminum fishing boat. The man, identified as 55-year-old, Anthony Rankin, from Yulee,…
  • Sep 19

    Second Crewmembers Dies in Norwegian Breakaway Lifeboat Drill Accident

    Second Crewmembers Dies in Norwegian Breakaway Lifeboat Drill Accident
    A second crewmember has died from the July 20th incident wherein a lifeboat fell from the NCL operated Norwegian Breakaway while docked at Kings Wharf, Bermuda. As previously reported by The Maritime Law Blog, four crewmembers fell into the…
  • Sep 19

    Woman Passenger Medevaced from Carnival Dream Cruise Ship

    Woman Passenger Medevaced from Carnival Dream Cruise Ship
    The United States Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old female passenger from the Carnival Dream after she started have difficulty breathing. The medical emergency was reported the morning of September 18 when the cruise ship was near the…
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San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    States, Business Groups Seek to Stop Overtime Change

    States, Business Groups Seek to Stop Overtime Change
    Pres. Obama updated the rules on overtime. He essentially brought them forward to allow for inflation. I wrote about that change in the overtime rules here and here. Well, now many states and business groups are filing suit to stop the…
  • Sep 21

    Judge Smith Retires, Subject of Further Investigation

    Judge Smith Retires, Subject of Further Investigation
    Judge Walter Smith, a Federal judge in Waco, was reprimanded by the Fifth Circuit last year for unwanted sexual advances on one of his employees back in 1998. I wrote about that reprimand here. Judge Smith has now retired. Apparently, the…
  • Sep 20

    Target Hit with $4.6 Million Award

    Target Hit with $4.6 Million Award
    Settling a case is not easy. The hardest part is simply looking at your own case objectively and trying to put a number to its value. When we sell cars, there are sources of valuation of cars. But, valuation of lawsuits is generally based on…
Rank this Week: 132

New York Real Estate Lawyers Blog

New York Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers foreclosures, co-ops, condos and mortgage modification. By the Law Offices of Weiss & Weiss.

http://www.newyorkrealestatelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 130

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Sep 21

    Does having a DUI affect getting hired?

    Does having a DUI affect getting hired?
      Finding a job in today’s economy can be tough. Although that is a difficult task on its own for the best of candidates, adding an Arizona DUI conviction to your record can make a job search even more problematic. At best, you may…
  • Sep 14

    How to Remove a DUI off My Record

    How to Remove a DUI off My Record
    When you are arrested or convicted of drunk driving, resulting criminal charges can heavily affect your daily life. You may lose your job, struggle to find a new position, get expelled from college and even suffer credit problems. Your…
  • Sep 12

    False DUI Breathalyzer Results from Foreign Substance

    False DUI Breathalyzer Results from Foreign Substance
    When you are suspected of DUI and administered a breathalyzer test, there are a multitude of substances that can affect your test results. Even if you have not been drinking alcohol, you can still be arrested if your breathalyzer test…
Rank this Week: 58

LegalTXTS

LegalTXTS

Covers law and technology, with an emphasis on legal issues regarding digital media, privacy and data security, and information management. By Elijah Yip.

http://www.legaltxts.com/
  • Sep 21

    Six Years Later, NLRB’s Social Media Guidelines Still Confound

    Six Years Later, NLRB’s Social Media Guidelines Still Confound
    Six years ago, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) became one of the first governmental agencies to regulate social media use in the workplace.  In 2010 and 2011, the NLRB issued a series of guidance memos and decisions sketching…
  • Jul 11

    Clicking Your Way to Enforceability – Court Enforces “Clickwrap” Non-Compete Agreement

    Clicking Your Way to Enforceability – Court Enforces “Clickwrap” Non-Compete Agreement
    You’ve heard the buzz about Pokemon GO and decide to give it a try.  After installing the game on your phone and moving past the initial splash screen, you’re presented with the game’s Terms of Service, which you may…
  • May 21

    Defend Trade Secrets Act Gives Employers New Options to Combat Trade Secrets Theft

    Defend Trade Secrets Act Gives Employers New Options to Combat Trade Secrets Theft
    Whether it’s the secret recipe for your gourmet cupcakes or a unique process for manufacturing your best-selling product, trade secrets are valuable company assets.  When an employee leaves, there’s a risk they will take your…
Rank this Week: 76