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Los Angeles Injury Attorney Blog

Los Angeles Injury Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury, auto accident, and medical negligence news. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.losangelesinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    Teen Boy Tragically Killed in Upland Hit-and-Run Accident

    Teen Boy Tragically Killed in Upland Hit-and-Run Accident
    SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY - A 13-year-old boy was tragically killed Monday night in a hit-and-run collision that took place at the intersection of Campus Avenue and Arrow Highway in Upland. According to police, the crash occurred shortly before…
  • Oct 4

    Teen Girl Tragically Killed in Collision Involving Suspected DUI Driver

    Teen Girl Tragically Killed in Collision Involving Suspected DUI Driver
    LOS ANGELES COUNTY - A 17-year-old girl was tragically killed after the vehicle she was riding in crashed into the back of a Nissan late Tuesday night in West Covina. California Highway Patrol officers said the driver of the car, Arianna…
  • Sep 24

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Broken Toe Injurie

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Broken Toe Injurie
    Q. What are the symptoms of a broken toe? A. The most common symptoms of a broken toe are: swelling, bruising, difficulty bearing weight, pain, and reduced range of motion. If these symptoms persist, even after you stopped wearing Skechers…
Rank this Week: 40

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 1

    New Issue: Questions of International Law

    New Issue: Questions of International Law
    The latest issue of Questions of International Law / Questioni di Diritto Internazionale (no. 29, 2016) is out. Contents include:Questioning the development of international law with regard to third-party countermeasures: Lessons from Libya,…
  • Jul 1

    Meyer: Local Liability

    Meyer: Local Liability
    Timothy Meyer (Vanderbilt Univ. - Law) has posted Local Liability (North Carolina Law Review, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:On February 4, 2016, the United States and eleven other countries signed the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)…
  • Jul 1

    Bodansky & Spiro: Executive Agreements Plu

    Bodansky & Spiro: Executive Agreements Plu
    Daniel Bodansky (Arizona State Univ. - Law) & Peter J. Spiro (Temple Univ. - Law) have posted Executive Agreements Plus (Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:Can President Obama join the Paris climate…
Rank this Week: 62

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Jul 1

    Orlando Shooting and Gun Law

    Orlando Shooting and Gun Law
    On June 12, 2016, tragedy struck at Pulse, a popular nightclub within the LGBT community in Orlando, Florida, after a gunman, Omar Mateen fatally shot 49 people and injured 53. This tragedy is one of  the deadliest mass shootings in the…
  • Jun 17

    Tribal Law, Indian Child Welfare Act, and Custody

    Tribal Law, Indian Child Welfare Act, and Custody
    In a highly publicized custody case involving a 6-year-old girl, the use of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, a federal law that seeks to keep American Indian children with their American Indian families, has come into play. The child was…
  • Jun 3

    Overtime Rule Changes: Impact and Reaction

    Overtime Rule Changes: Impact and Reaction
    The Labor Department recently announced regulation changes pertaining to overtime pay for employees and their employers. Under these new rules, those who earn salaries of less than $47,476 a year will automatically qualify for overtime pay of…
Rank this Week: 61

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 1

    Happy 11th birthday to the blog

    Happy 11th birthday to the blog
    Tomorrow the blog turns 11 years old, which is very old in blog years!  It's been pretty cool covering the District ... we are at 3000 posts and counting.  The very first post 10 years ago asked for President Bush to appoint a…
  • Jun 29

    Judge Paul Huck's Court Observer Program a succe

    Judge Paul Huck's Court Observer Program a succe
    Every summer, Judge Huck holds a really cool seminar for summer interns/clerks.  Here are some pictures from this year's event:
  • Jun 28

    Lighthouse = wet foot

    Lighthouse = wet foot
    Interesting decision by Judge Gayles.  Via the Miami Herald:After more than five weeks bobbing offshore in a Coast Guard cutter, 21 Cuban migrants are headed back to Cuban soil. Federal Judge Darrin Gayles ruled Tuesday that the…
Rank this Week: 58

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 1

    With his mastery of out-of-control vehicles, only Keanu can save the UK

    With his mastery of out-of-control vehicles, only Keanu can save the UK
    I am not kidding - The Guardian has run an article that Neo from The Matrix (aka Keanu Reeves) can save the UK from Brexit.
  • Jul 1

    Competition Among Insurers and Consumer Welfare

    Competition Among Insurers and Consumer Welfare
    Matthew N. White (Department of Economics, University of Delaware) analyzes Competition Among Insurers and Consumer Welfare. ABSTRACT: This article presents a model to analyze consumer welfare, price, and competition in a three-way market…
  • Jun 30

    On Noncooperative Oligopoly Equilibrium in the Multiple Leader-Follower Game

    On Noncooperative Oligopoly Equilibrium in the Multiple Leader-Follower Game
    Ludovic Alexandre Julien has thoughts On Noncooperative Oligopoly Equilibrium in the Multiple Leader-Follower Game. ABSTRACT: In this paper, we provide new proofs of existence and uniqueness of a Stackelberg market equilibrium for a multiple…
Rank this Week: 51

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jun 30

    USDA introduces ‘fix’ in testing for Salmonella in poultry

    USDA introduces ‘fix’ in testing for Salmonella in poultry
    Instructions for testing personnel to use a new “neutralizing buffer” solution to reduce the effect of antimicrobial sanitizers take effect today at USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The “fix,”…
  • Jun 30

    FDA warns consumers against eating any raw dough or batter

    FDA warns consumers against eating any raw dough or batter
    At the 2010 International Association for Food Protection meeting in Anaheim, CA, speakers from such food giants as Nestlé and ConAgra went public with their concerns about the widespread practice of people eating not just raw…
  • Jun 30

    Washington state dairy recalls raw goat milk after E. coli test

    Washington state dairy recalls raw goat milk after E. coli test
    A dairy on Vashon Island, WA, is recalling raw goat milk after state officials detected toxin-producing E. coli in a sample. Burton Hill Farm & Dairy sold the raw goat milk that is now under recall between June 22 and 29. It is…
Rank this Week: 48

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Barnett and Koppelman on the Commerce Clause

    Barnett and Koppelman on the Commerce Clause
    Randy Barnett is a constitutional scholar of the first rank.   He and I have had some argumentsabout the scopeof the Commerce power, so I’m very happy to have had the chance to collaborate with him on a statement, for the…
  • Jun 29

    Alito (Religion) v. Alito (Abortion)

    Alito (Religion) v. Alito (Abortion)
    Justice Samuel Alito’s dissent from a denial of certiorari in Storman’s Inc. v. Wiesman (2016) undermines his opposition to abortion and is a devastating rebuttal to the conservative dissents in Whole Woman’s Health v.…
  • Jun 28

    How War Lost Its Politic

    How War Lost Its Politic
    When it comes to the war powers, there is an underlying question of the structure of politics that has produced our profound contemporary apathy on issues of war and peace -- so that members of Congress avoid having to vote on authorizing the…
Rank this Week: 53

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jun 28

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Ellis-Peterson

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Ellis-Peterson
    CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 15-0444, 2016 MT 159N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DAWNALEE ELLIS-PETERSON, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Jun 28

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Lankford v. Muhar

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Lankford v. Muhar
    CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 15-0719, 2016 MT 158N, SHIRLEY ARLEE LANKFORD, Petitioner and Appellee, v. SATPAL SINGH MUHAR, Respondent and Appellant.
  • Jun 28

    OPINION: State v. Charlo-Whitworth

    OPINION: State v. Charlo-Whitworth
    CRIMINAL – ASSAULT DA 14-0307, 2016 MT 157, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. RILEY JAMES CHARLO-WHITWORTH, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 56

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 50

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Industrial Psychologists and Workplace Injury

    Industrial Psychologists and Workplace Injury
    Bob Rose and Robyn Porterfield Workplace injury is a serious problem with many costs including the cost of well-being and even loss or life. The causes and prevention of injury is a complex issue with many factors including adequately…
  • Jun 17

    Pathologist Expert Witness Testimony Partially Allowed

    Pathologist Expert Witness Testimony Partially Allowed
    Plaintiff hired pathology expert witness to opine on pain and suffering in a products liability case.  Defendant filed a motion to exclude the testimony.  The court granted in the motion in part and denied the motion in part.…
  • Jun 15

    Biomedical Engineering Expert Witness Testimony Not Allowed

    Biomedical Engineering Expert Witness Testimony Not Allowed
    Plaintiff sued Defendant related to unfair and deceptive business practices related to exercise equipment.  The defendant filed a motion to exclude the testimony of the plaintiff’s biomedical engineering expert witness.  The…
Rank this Week: 57

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 55

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 14

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law
    2-14-16 California: SACRAMENTO – Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) announced today she is authoring legislation that will stop the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) from allowing convicted sex offenders…
  • Feb 12

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction
    2-12-16 New Hampshire: HB 1153 would prohibit towns or municipalities in New Hampshire from passing ordinances that restrict where registered sex offenders can reside. The bill is being considered by the House Criminal Justice and Public…
  • Feb 12

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?
    2-12-16 California: They’ve got to go somewhere. Nobody wants Sharper Future, the California-based rehab center for sex offenders, on their block. This week, clinic owners abandoned a bid to move into the vacant space at 100 Church St.…
Rank this Week: 54

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Dec 9

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck
      ScholarCheck is a useful tool for viewing journal articles that have a heavy influence on the subject being researched in HeinOnline. It analyzes articles most cited by other articles and most accessed during a rolling 12-month period.…
  • Dec 7

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015
    Please be informed that a system maintenance will be scheduled on Saturday, 19 Dec 2015 from 18:00 to 23:59 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8).  During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable.  The services will be resumed to…
  • Dec 6

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 47

Freedom To Differ

Freedom To Differ

Speaks freely about legal and policy issues facing the media and the internet. By Peter Black.

http://www.freedomtodiffer.com/freedom_to_differ/
  • Apr 29

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking
    The QS World University Rankings 2015 for Law have been released. The QS World University Rankings is one of the few international rankings that also provide subject rankings, including for law. While these rankings are always somewhat…
  • Feb 25

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking
    The QS World University Rankings 2014 for Law have been released. The QS World University Rankings is one of the few international rankings that also provide subject rankings, including for law. While these rankings are always somewhat…
  • Oct 1

    Daily Twitter Link

    Daily Twitter Link
Rank this Week: 59

Probate, Trusts and Estate Law…

Probate, Trusts and Estate Law Blog

Cover international estate planning considerations, sophisticated estate planning techniques, answers to common estate planning questions, and probate, estate and gift tax law By Janet Brewer.

http://www.calprobate.com/blog/
  • Apr 13

    QTIP Trust Frequently Asked Question

    QTIP Trust Frequently Asked Question
    QTIP trusts are excellent options for a number of married couples, especially those who have been married two or more times, or those with blended families. However, not many people understand what a QTIP trust is, what the benefits are, or…
  • Apr 10

    California Estate Planning Myths & Misconceptions (Part 2)

    California Estate Planning Myths & Misconceptions (Part 2)
    In our last post, we outlined four common myths surrounding estate planning in California. Today, we’ll look at four more common misconceptions that we hear in our office from individuals new to estate planning.
  • Apr 9

    California Estate Planning Myths & Misconceptions (Part 1)

    California Estate Planning Myths & Misconceptions (Part 1)
    One of the reasons that far too many people don’t take care of their basic estate planning needs is that they hold common misconceptions about what estate planning is, how it works, and whether they need to worry about it. Below, we…
Rank this Week: 60

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
Rank this Week: 49

Res Communis

Res Communis

Covers the legal aspects of human activities using aerospace technologies. From the University of Mississippi School of Law.

http://rescommunis.olemiss.edu/
  • Nov 27

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
    Source – Secure World Foundation: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
  • Nov 27

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England
    The Disasters Charter has been activated for a Flood in England: Flood in England Type of Event: Flood Location of Event: England, United Kingdom Date of Charter Activation: 27 November 2012 Charter Requestor: Environment Agency (of England…
  • Nov 26

    New DoD Space Policy

    New DoD Space Policy
    The United States Department of Defense has released a new Space Policy and a Fact Sheet on the Policy. The press release states: New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service
Rank this Week: 52

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Jul 1

    Consumer Reports/Revealnews.org Report on Student Loan Debt

    Consumer Reports/Revealnews.org Report on Student Loan Debt
    by Jeff Sovern The current issue of Consumer Reports cover reads "I kind of ruined my life by going to college." Consumer Reports teamed with RevealNews.org to cover student loans. You can read the RevealNews.org coverage here. Here's the…
  • Jun 30

    Feds issue emergency no-drive recommendation for some cars with defective Takata airbag

    Feds issue emergency no-drive recommendation for some cars with defective Takata airbag
    This National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) just said that some Hondas and Acuras equipped with defective Takata airbags are so dangerous that they shouldn't be driven until they are fixed. As this article explains: Federal regulators…
  • Jun 30

    Can Law Students Make a Difference in Consumer Law?

    Can Law Students Make a Difference in Consumer Law?
    by Jeff Sovern In his new book, Federal Trade Commission Privacy Law and Policy, Chris Hoofnagle writes (at page 137) about a 1971 petition by five GW law students to the FTC. The students urged the Commission to bar companies...
Rank this Week: 69

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 74

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Jul 1

    Austria Presidential Election Annulled After 'Serious' Postal Vote Fraud

    Austria Presidential Election Annulled After 'Serious' Postal Vote Fraud
    Now the Austrian Constitutional court has upheld a complaint by the FPO about conduct in the election. The party had alleged that there were voting “irregularities” in 94 of the 117 total electoral constituencies in the country,…
  • Jul 1

    Attorney general wishes she hadn't met with Bill Clinton | Political News | US New

    Attorney general wishes she hadn't met with Bill Clinton | Political News | US New
    "I certainly wouldn't do it again," Lynch said of the meeting. For Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee, the episode raised the risk that voters will see her anew as half of a power couple that makes its own rules....
  • Jul 1

    What We Know About the World’s Oldest Computer – RealClearLife

    What We Know About the World’s Oldest Computer – RealClearLife
    Discovered in the haul from a Grecian shipwreck in the early 1900s, the bronze fragments of the 2,100-year-old Antikythera Mechanism have baffled archaeologists, astronomers, and historians for centuries. A modern-day team of experts has…
Rank this Week: 65

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Jul 1

    Ministro esclarece alcance da decisão que afastou Eduardo Cunha

    Ministro esclarece alcance da decisão que afastou Eduardo Cunha
    O deputado afastado Eduardo Cunha (PMDB-RJ) poderá ingressar na Câmara dos Deputados na qualidade de usuário de serviço certo e determinado ou para o exercício de direito individual, desde que haja…
  • Jul 1

    Plenário julgou 1,5 mil processos no primeiro semestre de 2016

    Plenário julgou 1,5 mil processos no primeiro semestre de 2016
    O Plenário do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) julgou 1.501 processos no primeiro semestre deste ano, em 41 sessões entre fevereiro e junho. Segundo balanço entregue aos ministros e divulgado nesta sexta-feira…
  • Jul 1

    Dívida dos estados: STF ajusta liminar a acordo entre União e entes da federação

    Dívida dos estados: STF ajusta liminar a acordo entre União e entes da federação
    Ao analisar questão de ordem no Mandado de Segurança (MS) 34023, nesta sexta-feira (1º), a maioria dos ministros do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) decidiu adaptar a liminar concedida pela Corte no dia 27 de abril, que…
Rank this Week: 96

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 1

    Motherboard – Terrorism Database Used by Governments and Banks Leaked Online

    Motherboard – Terrorism Database Used by Governments and Banks Leaked Online
    “…Thomson Reuters’ database, called World-Check, is used by over 300 government and intelligence agencies, as well as 49 of the world’s top 50 banks, according to a company fact sheet. World-Check is designed to give…
  • Jul 1

    State of North America’s Birds 2016

    State of North America’s Birds 2016
    “This report is based on the first-ever conservation vulnerability assessment for all 1,154 native bird species that occur in Canada, the continental United States, and Mexico. The assessment was compiled by a team of experts from all…
  • Jun 29

    New Google tool tracks user behavior across application

    New Google tool tracks user behavior across application
    The Guardian: “Google has rolled out new tools to let users see what its ad-tracking service has learned about them, and to let users opt in or out of a new personalised ads service. The addition to Google’s account settings,…
Rank this Week: 64

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: 85

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/
  • Jul 1

    Feinberg on Genetic Connections in Child Custody Disputes between Same-Sex Parent

    Feinberg on Genetic Connections in Child Custody Disputes between Same-Sex Parent
    Jessica Feinberg (Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law) has posted Consideration of Genetic Connections in Child Custody Disputes between Same-Sex Parents: Fair or Foul? (Missouri Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 2, 2016) on SSRN. Here…
  • Jul 1

    Husak on Legal Moralism

    Husak on Legal Moralism
    Douglas Husak (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Department of Philosophy) has posted What's Legal About Legal Moralism? on SSRN. Here is the abstract: If legal moralism posits a normative connection between culpable wrongdoing…
  • Jul 1

    Bodansky & Spiro on Executive Agreements Plus & the Paris Climate Change Agreement

    Bodansky & Spiro on Executive Agreements Plus & the Paris Climate Change Agreement
    Daniel Bodansky and Peter J. Spiro (Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law) have posted Executive Agreements Plus (Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law,…
Rank this Week: 91

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 1

    July 2nd: A Day to Celebrate Independence

    July 2nd: A Day to Celebrate Independence
    Each year I have used July 2nd as jury celebration day, as this is the day that the Continental Congress voted to liberate the Colonies from the Crown.  It was signed two days later, and the date of signing is memorialized on our…
  • Jun 2

    A Lawyers’ Listserv Gets SCOTUS Recognition

    A Lawyers’ Listserv Gets SCOTUS Recognition
    It came as a shock to everyone in our informal listserv group that was sworn in on Tuesday to the Supreme Court bar. When we entered the building, we were asked what group we were from. Ummm, each of us stuttered, a group of trial lawyers…
  • Jun 1

    Do You Solemnly Swear…(Sworn in at SCOTUS)

    Do You Solemnly Swear…(Sworn in at SCOTUS)
    And so it came to pass, on the 31st day of May, in the 239th year of our nation’s independence, that my name was called on a motion for admission to the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States. Chief Justice John Roberts, in his…
Rank this Week: 71

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jul 1

    USPTO Extends Deadline for Migration to Financial Manager

    USPTO Extends Deadline for Migration to Financial Manager
    By Donald Zuhn –- As we reported earlier this week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office originally set a June 30, 2016 deadline for customers to migrate their deposit accounts and electronic funds transfer accounts (EFTs) to Financial…
  • Jun 30

    Coffelt v. NVIDIA Corp. (C.D. Cal. 2016)

    Coffelt v. NVIDIA Corp. (C.D. Cal. 2016)
    Mathematical Algorithm Found to be Unpatentable By Joseph Herndon -- On June 21, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California issued an order granting a motion to dismiss pursuant to Rule 12(b)(6) for lack of…
  • Jun 29

    Congress Jumps on Bandwagon to Reduce Biologic Drug Exclusivity Term

    Congress Jumps on Bandwagon to Reduce Biologic Drug Exclusivity Term
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Ever since the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA) was passed along with the rest of the healthcare law commonly called "Obamacare" in 2010, the Obama Administration has included in every budget a…
Rank this Week: 92

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jul 1

    China Needs More Sperm

    China Needs More Sperm
    New York Times (June 13, 2016): China's Call to Young Men: Your Nation Needs Your Sperm, by Javier C. Hernández: Styling it as an important contribution to society, the Chinese government is doing all it can to encourage young men...
  • Jun 30

    Making IVF Safer with Nuclear Transfer

    Making IVF Safer with Nuclear Transfer
    CTV News (June 9, 2016): New IVF Method Limits Transfer of Bad DNA to Babies: Study: Nuclear transfer, a reproductive technique wherein the nucleus of an egg cell replaces the nucleus of an egg cell that has healthier cytoplasm, holds...
  • Jun 29

    Whole Woman’s Health, Human Rights and Poor Women’s Access to Abortion

    Whole Woman’s Health, Human Rights and Poor Women’s Access to Abortion
    (June 28, 2106) Cross-posted on Human Rights at Home Blog: Whole Woman's Health, Human Rights and Poor Women's Access to Abortion, by Cynthia Soohoo The Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt to strike down two…
Rank this Week: 94

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
Rank this Week: 93

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jul 1

    Nova Scotia Officials Move on New Partnership

    Nova Scotia Officials Move on New Partnership
    A new strategic partnership will ensure consistent, focused care for injured workers who need more advanced treatment for work-related sprain and strain injuries, WCB Nova Scotia (Canada) announced recently.   The change will see WCB…
  • Jun 30

    12 Tips To Effectively Use Attorneys in Workers Compensation

    12 Tips To Effectively Use Attorneys in Workers Compensation
    Litigation cost is a factor calculated into premium as an allocated expense. Each state retains a record of all allocated cost expenses. Through the various state formulas, all allocated expenses become a part of the experience modification…
  • Jun 30

    Texas DWC Provides Grace Period on Comp Coverage Need

    Texas DWC Provides Grace Period on Comp Coverage Need
    The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) is providing a grace period for employers without workers compensation insurance coverage or that terminated their coverage (non-subscribers) to report their…
Rank this Week: 83

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
  • Jun 30

    The Regulatory Week in Review: July 1, 2016

    The Regulatory Week in Review: July 1, 2016
    The Supreme Court strikes down a Texas abortion law, domestic assault can be grounds for a gun ownership ban, and more...
  • Jun 29

    Regulatory Capture, Ancient and Modern

    Regulatory Capture, Ancient and Modern
    Regulatory capture's antecedents in political thought—which date back to ancient Greece—inform the modern concept.
  • Jun 28

    Regulatory Capture in Enforcement

    Regulatory Capture in Enforcement
    Enforcement decisions are oft-overlooked, yet such decisions merit heightened scrutiny if regulatory capture is to be reined in.
Rank this Week: 89

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jun 30

    Victory for Planned Parenthood and ACLU in Indiana Over Abortion Law

    Victory for Planned Parenthood and ACLU in Indiana Over Abortion Law
    From U.S. News: United States District Judge, Tanya Walton Pratt, granted a preliminary injunction that blocks an Indiana law that sought to ban abortions because of a fetus’ genetic abnormalities, race, or gender. Furthermore, the…
  • Jun 29

    Case Out of NJ

    Case Out of NJ
    From The Daily Journal: The Millville Rescue Squad has lost a fight in New Jersey Supreme Court to squash a discrimination lawsuit brought by its former operations director, who claims he was fired in 2006 because superiors disapproved of…
  • Jun 28

    Zika & Destination Wedding

    Zika & Destination Wedding
    From the New York Times: Fear, if not the reality of the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that carry it, has not only cast its shadow on the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August, but is upending the...
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Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Jun 30

    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: Man Shot in Decatur Apartment Home Invasion

    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: Man Shot in Decatur Apartment Home Invasion
    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: Man Shot in Decatur Apartment Home Invasion Did negligent security contribute to this shooting and home invasion? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the if the victim may have a legal avenue for…
  • Jun 29

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Teen Shot in Savannah Apartment Complex

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Teen Shot in Savannah Apartment Complex
    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Teen Shot in Savannah Apartment Complex Did negligent security contribute to the unconscionable shooting of this teenage girl? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim and her family may…
  • Jun 27

    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: 1 Killed in Macon Apartment Shooting

    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: 1 Killed in Macon Apartment Shooting
    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: 1 Killed in Macon Apartment Shooting Did negligent security contribute to the tragic death of this young man? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a claim for…
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43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    TM/false advertising interface: "same formulation" statement w/o more infringe

    TM/false advertising interface: "same formulation" statement w/o more infringe
    De Simone v. VSL Pharmaceuticals, Inc., No. TDC-15-1356, 2016 WL 3466033 (D. Md. Jun. 20, 2016)This case sends us deep into the weeds of the distinctions between trademark and false advertising, and approves rather onerous requirements for…
  • Jun 28

    Copyright/TM question of the day, politics edition

    Copyright/TM question of the day, politics edition
    Analyze the linked Buzzfeed public service announcement about registration (warning: link will likely autoplay).http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Jun 28

    Judge McKeown on copyright, and responses (including mine)

    Judge McKeown on copyright, and responses (including mine)
    Hon. M. Margaret McKeown,  Censorship in the Guise of Authorship: Harmonizing Copyright and the First Amendment, 15 Chi.-Kent J. Intell. Prop. 1 (2016)Margaret Chon, Copyright’s Other Functions, 15 Chi.-Kent J. Intell. Prop. 364 …
Rank this Week: 66

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 88

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily Law Fact from Wise Law for Thursday June 30, 2016. Today we are talking about Will sand EstatesA video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jun 30, 2016 at 6:36am PDTEstate property over $200,000 is divided between the…
  • Jun 29

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday June 29, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jun 29, 2016 at 6:28am PDTOntario’s Small Claims Courts have jurisdiction…
  • Jun 28

    Lawfact of the Day: Family Law

    Lawfact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday June 28, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:33am PDTMany custody disputes in Ontario family law matters are now…
Rank this Week: 67

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
  • Jun 30

    What impact will Brexit have on the passporting rights of UK-based financial services?

    What impact will Brexit have on the passporting rights of UK-based financial services?
    Introduction For many years, the European Union’s single market directives have allowed City of London firms to ‘passport’ their services across the European Economic Area (‘EEA’) and operate out of other member…
  • Jun 30

    Brexit And The Re/Insurance Industry

    Brexit And The Re/Insurance Industry
    This article examines some potential issues for UK re/insurers following the referendum vote for the UK to end its membership in the EU. Prolonged period of uncertainty but “business as usual”? One of the most significant concerns…
  • Jun 29

    Political Risk Coverage Expanding to Life Science Needs; Opportunities for Surplus Lines Insurers Likely to Follow

    Political Risk Coverage Expanding to Life Science Needs; Opportunities for Surplus Lines Insurers Likely to Follow
    The insurance industry is beginning to see the emergence of new kinds of coverage to protect life science companies from contingencies traditionally not covered by political risk policies. Political risk coverage is often underwritten to…
Rank this Week: 79

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • Jun 29

    U.S. Department of Labor – New Overtime Rule

    U.S. Department of Labor – New Overtime Rule
    On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced the new federal overtime rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  As a result of the new rule, over 4,000,000 workers will become entitled…
  • Jun 23

    EEOC Implements New Procedures for Discrimination Charge

    EEOC Implements New Procedures for Discrimination Charge
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the “EEOC”) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or employee because of the person’s race, color, religion,…
  • Jun 6

    James R. Lynch Appointed to the Washington State Capital Project Review Committee

    James R. Lynch Appointed to the Washington State Capital Project Review Committee
    James R. Lynch, one of the attorneys of the law firm of Ahlers & Cressman PLLC, has been appointed to the Washington State Capital Project Review Committee (PRC).  Created by the legislature in 2007, the PRC is responsible for…
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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
  • Jun 29

    Brian Bix Reviews Franke’s “Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality”

    Brian Bix Reviews Franke’s “Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality”
    Anyone interested in marriage equality will want to read Katherine Franke’s Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality (New York University Press, 2015). Earlier this year we posted some commentaries as part of an…
  • Jun 29

    FAN 114 (First Amendment News) 2015 Term: What Happened to the Big Cases? — Equally Divided or Cert. Denied

    FAN 114 (First Amendment News) 2015 Term: What Happened to the Big Cases? — Equally Divided or Cert. Denied
    The big First Amendment news of the 2015 Term was the cases the Court declined to hear. But even in the one case the Justices actually decided (4-4 cases don’t count), they were of two minds. The result: no blockbuster opinion like…
  • Jun 28

    Roundup: Law and Humanities 06.28.16

    Roundup: Law and Humanities 06.28.16
      Conferences   Call For Papers: 2016 Law & Society Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference Disruption, Temporality, Law: The Future of Law and Society Scholarship 2016 Conference of the Law & Society Association…
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Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    I guess you never know. I haven't appeared…

    I guess you never know. I haven't appeared before John A. Michalek many times, although I have a case that was before him until recently. He impressed me as a decent sort, a down the middle, even tempered judge who was good on the law and…
  • Jun 29

    One reads that many Republicans who have…

    One reads that many Republicans who have held or presently hold office have other plans that conflict with their convention. In a way that's too bad-- who doesn't enjoy hissing and throwing popcorn at the TV when, say, Ted Cruz or John McCain…
  • Jun 24

    I am declaring Paul Simon's "Wristband" my…

    I am declaring Paul Simon's "Wristband" my personal hit single of the summer. As ever the criteria for this designation are fluid, but if I am in a car when the song comes on and I say, "Hey, turn it up," that is a leading indicator
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Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jun 27

    US Attorney Shuts Down Tofo Manufacturer

    US Attorney Shuts Down Tofo Manufacturer
    The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Wa Heng Dou-Fu & Soy Sauce Corporation doing business as Wa Heng Dou-Fu & Soy Sauce International Enterprises (Wa…
  • Jun 22

    Customer Complaints of Illness prompt Boathouse Farms Recall

    Customer Complaints of Illness prompt Boathouse Farms Recall
    Bolthouse Farms is voluntarily recalling a selection of protein drinks due to possible spoilage that may cause the beverages to appear lumpy, taste unpleasant and have an off odor. These products should not be consumed. The issue was…
  • Jun 21

    Peas Recalled Due to Listeria

    Peas Recalled Due to Listeria
    Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of C&W Early Harvest Petite Peas and C&W Petite Peas because they may contain Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause…
Rank this Week: 95

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 86

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Employee Pay and the Bankruptcy Stay – Potential Pitfalls for Employer

    Employee Pay and the Bankruptcy Stay – Potential Pitfalls for Employer
    Businesses need to have written protocols in place to deal with bankruptcy filings by their employees and independent contractors, or they risk serious sanctions and, potentially, punitive damages for violations of the bankruptcy…
  • Jun 22

    New Video Series: What You Need To Know in 5 Mins or Less – Episode 1: Kurt Larkin on NLRB Rule

    New Video Series: What You Need To Know in 5 Mins or Less – Episode 1: Kurt Larkin on NLRB Rule
    We are excited to introduce a new video series, Things You Need To Know in 5 Mins or Less. Each episode will feature a discussion of the legal and business challenges facing the real estate industry, and will include lawyers from a variety of…
  • Jun 21

    DOL Updates Sex Discrimination Guidelines For First Time In 46 Year

    DOL Updates Sex Discrimination Guidelines For First Time In 46 Year
    Since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Executive Order 11246 in 1965, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has been charged with ensuring nondiscrimination and affirmative action for females in employment. In 1970,…
Rank this Week: 90

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 72

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jun 15

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”
    The most important thing my Chapter 13 clients want to know is how much their Chapter 13 Plan payment will be. They ask this question at our initial meeting, before their case is filed, and during the period before their Chapter 13 Plan…
  • Jun 6

    How Chapter 13 Stops a Pending Mortgage Foreclosure

    How Chapter 13 Stops a Pending Mortgage Foreclosure
    Chapter 13 is widely known as the fastest and most effective legal action you can use to stop a foreclosure – even a foreclosure scheduled for the next few days. In this video, I explain how Chapter 13 works and why you can feel…
  • May 6

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor
    What can you do about a judgment lien filed against you by a creditor or debt buyer that is now out of business? Law firms like Mann, Bracken that have closed down, filed bankruptcy themselves, or otherwise disappeared still appear as…
Rank this Week: 80

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By the Law Offices of Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Arrest Mateen’s Wife for Aiding and Abetting Mass Murder in Orlando?

    Arrest Mateen’s Wife for Aiding and Abetting Mass Murder in Orlando?
    Noor Zahi Salman, (the second and current wife of the Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen),  told the FBI she knew of Mateen’s plan for a mass murder shooting, accompanied him to scout out potential targets, went with him to the…
  • May 12

    Miami Judge Declares Florida’s Revised Death Penalty Law Unconstitutional

    Miami Judge Declares Florida’s Revised Death Penalty Law Unconstitutional
    Earlier this month, a Miami judge declared Florida’s revised death penalty law unconstitutional, saying jurors should agree to execution unanimously, contrary to what the new law says. Circuit Court Judge for Miami-Dade County, Milton…
  • Apr 13

    The “Panama Papers” Scandal

    The “Panama Papers” Scandal
    Earlier this month, The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), published reports on their ongoing investigation into the 2.6 terabytes of data leaked from Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian international law firm.  The…
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