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Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Sep 17

    Equipment Accident in Houston, TX, Kills 58-Year Old Man

    Equipment Accident in Houston, TX, Kills 58-Year Old Man
    Houston, TX — Local authorities pronounced a 58-year old man dead at the scene after he suffered an accident while loading work equipment onto a trailer. The accident happened in Houston, Texas, on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Police…
  • Sep 17

    Ling Xiaoli Injured in Utility Pole Accident on Custer Road in Plano, TX

    Ling Xiaoli Injured in Utility Pole Accident on Custer Road in Plano, TX
    Plano, TX — A utility pole fell over, landing on a vehicle and injuring the person inside in Plano, Texas, on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The accident took place on Custer Road, between Plano Parkway and 15th Street. Reports say that a…
  • Sep 17

    Woman Badly Injured After Rollover Accident on Gulf Freeway in Houston, TX

    Woman Badly Injured After Rollover Accident on Gulf Freeway in Houston, TX
    San Antonio, TX — A couple of weeks ago, a woman was critically injured in southeast Houston after her SUV was in a rollover accident along the I-45 Gulf Freeway. It happened early Wednesday morning, September 3, 2014.  The woman…
Rank this Week: 45

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Sep 17

    Senior Justice Department Official Moves to Pepsico as General Counsel

    Senior Justice Department Official Moves to Pepsico as General Counsel
    WASHINGTON -- The cola wars are still being waged at the Department of Justice. Tony West, who left his position as the No. 3 official at the Justice Department earlier this week, is headed to Pepsico Inc., to become general counsel,…
  • Sep 17

    Yelp and TinyCo Improperly Collected Kids’ Data, FTC Say

    Yelp and TinyCo Improperly Collected Kids’ Data, FTC Say
    Online review site Yelp and TinyCo, a popular developer of kids’ apps, settled charges that the companies had collected personal information from children without parental permission, the Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday.
  • Sep 17

    FBI Director: Turf War Memo ‘Made My Head Explode’

    FBI Director: Turf War Memo ‘Made My Head Explode’
    FBI Director James Comey said an internal memo reflecting worries about other agencies stepping on the FBI’s turf “made my head explode.”
Rank this Week: 46

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 17

    DoJ inspector general finds wrongdoing (then nothing happens)

    DoJ inspector general finds wrongdoing (then nothing happens)
    FOIA findings: “Dozens of Justice Department officials, ranging from FBI special agents and prison wardens to high-level federal prosecutors, have escaped prosecution or firing in recent years despite findings of misconduct by the…
  • Sep 16

    “California environmental laws ‘worked’…”

    “California environmental laws ‘worked’…”
    Or so a California Court of Appeals “proudly announced …because it took only 20 years from a developer’s application to build a housing tract under existing zoning, to the court’s EIR [environmental impact review]…
  • Sep 16

    Liability roundup

    Liability roundup
    Florida judge strikes down state’s workers comp system [Insurance Journal, WorkersCompensation.com, David DePaolo, Bradenton Herald] State of Washington will pay $10 million to family on theory it should have closed highways earlier in…
Rank this Week: 48

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Sep 16

    It’s time for the US to stop fueling the conflict in Israel and Gaza

    It’s time for the US to stop fueling the conflict in Israel and Gaza
    As the UN General Assembly begins its meeting today in New York City, Amnesty International is delivering 187,563 signatures to the White House in a global call to cut off weapons that fuel abuses in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian…
  • Sep 15

    African healthcare laid bare by Ebola epidemic

    African healthcare laid bare by Ebola epidemic
    Today, the outbreak of Ebola has meant that Sierra Leone’s struggling healthcare system, and others in neighboring African countries – particularly Liberia and Guinea – have been completely overwhelmed. The Ebola outbreak…
  • Sep 11

    Jon Stewart’s New Film Rosewater and Ongoing Persecution of Journalists in Iran

    Jon Stewart’s New Film Rosewater and Ongoing Persecution of Journalists in Iran
    When CBS’ 60 Minutes aired its 8 Days in Tehran program in May 2014, featuring seemingly unfettered access to Iranian officials and frank interviews with ordinary citizens, observers may have been justified in assuming that a new day…
Rank this Week: 47

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Sep 16

    Surrogacy is a me

    Surrogacy is a me
    Joan Heifetz Hollinger quoted in Slate, August 6, 2014 “There are issues across the board with regard to health care of the surrogate and whether the surrogate can or should be required to undergo tests, including fetal diagnostic test…
  • Sep 16

    New strategy as Facebook and Google transform into web conglomerate

    New strategy as Facebook and Google transform into web conglomerate
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, August 5, 2014 The Internet giants are not just conglomerates but also the largest venture capitalists on the block. Not only are they buying early-stage businesses to incubate and grow,…
  • Aug 19

    Exit, voice, and the privacy paradox

    Exit, voice, and the privacy paradox
    Christopher Hoofnagle writes for Medium, August 4, 2014 Privacy surveys find that individuals care about privacy, but any observer of social networks can find a great deal of profligate, ill-advised information sharing. 
Rank this Week: 51

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
  • Aug 18

    From the Inbox

    From the Inbox
    From her corner office in New York’s Rockefeller Center, [Rebecca Patterson] the chief investment officer of Bessemer Trust Co. is putting $55.7 billion in client assets under geopolitical stress. ...  Patterson joined Bessemer,…
  • Aug 16

    Shakespeare the Player

    Shakespeare the Player
    Well, here's a blessing.  I'd call it an unbought grace, except that I bought it, in a used bookstore, on impulse.  That is: Shakespeare the Player, subtitled "A Life in the Theatre," a book by one John Southworth, hitherto…
Rank this Week: 50

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 52

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 17

    Hamilton on the Reliability of Assault Victims’ Immediate Account

    Hamilton on the Reliability of Assault Victims’ Immediate Account
    Melissa Hamilton (University of Houston Law Center) has posted The Reliability of Assault Victims’ Immediate Accounts: Evidence from Trauma Studies (Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 26, 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Sep 17

    Vishnubhakat on Intent to Infringe in Patent Law

    Vishnubhakat on Intent to Infringe in Patent Law
    Saurabh Vishnubhakat (Duke University - School of Law) has posted A Relevant Intent Theory of Patents on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article challenges the axiom of U.S. patent law that direct patent infringement is a strict liability…
  • Sep 17

    Kahn on the Matens Clause & the Laws of War

    Kahn on the Matens Clause & the Laws of War
    Jeffrey Kahn (Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law) has posted 'Protection and Empire': The Martens Clause, State Sovereignty, and Individual Rights on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Martens Clause was a last-minute…
Rank this Week: 55

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 17

    CLE on Strategies for Using Lifetime QTIP

    CLE on Strategies for Using Lifetime QTIP
    American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) is holding a CLE entitled, Creative Estate Planning Strategies for Using Lifetime QTIPs, on October 22, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM EDT via video webcast. Here is why you should…
  • Sep 17

    A Funeral Home's Own Drive-Thru

    A Funeral Home's Own Drive-Thru
    A funeral home in Saginaw, Michigan has added an unusual feature for mourners. The Paradise Funeral Chapel installed a drive-thru viewing window that displays a body set up in a special area inside the building with a raised and tilted...
  • Sep 17

    Financial Planning For Soldier

    Financial Planning For Soldier
    Four years ago, Army Sergeant Angelo Stevens almost took his own life in the wake of severe debts. Although his survival inspired the passage of planning related legislation in the House intending to reduce military suicides, his family faced…
Rank this Week: 56

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Cops, prosecutors, raise white flag, vow to fight on warrants for cell-phone location data

    Cops, prosecutors, raise white flag, vow to fight on warrants for cell-phone location data
    I only saw two news outlets covering electronic privacy debates at the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee meeting yesterday:Dallas Observer: Texas cops are going to fight like hell against cell phone privacy protectionsAustin American…
  • Sep 17

    Senate committee told to better regulate sale of criminal record

    Senate committee told to better regulate sale of criminal record
    Sarah Pahl, a policy attorney at the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition, testified yesterday to the Senate State Affairs Committee on the subject of "the widespread storage and sale of criminal records information." See her written testimony…
  • Sep 16

    Corrections Committee Chair Tan Parker questions jail time for low-level pot possession

    Corrections Committee Chair Tan Parker questions jail time for low-level pot possession
    Here's an incredibly positive sign for drug sentencing reform from Texas House Corrections Committee Chairman Tan Parker, as reported by the Dallas Morning News' Rodger Jones on their Opinion Blog (Sept. 16):in an interview with the editorial…
Rank this Week: 54

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Sep 17

    Cornell retains Bennett in face of MIT offer

    Cornell retains Bennett in face of MIT offer
    I felt it necessary to advise prospectives last Spring about some actual or forthcoming senior offers to faculty at Cornell. The good news for Cornell is that Karen Bennett (metaphysics, philosophy of mind) has now turned down a senior…
  • Sep 17

    Over 300 Illinois faculty call on Chancellor and Board to restore academic freedom and faculty governance

    Over 300 Illinois faculty call on Chancellor and Board to restore academic freedom and faculty governance
    The letter is here. I note that, finally, some faculty from engineering, physics, and math (among other STEM fields) are finally showing signs of life on this issue, and are among the signatories to the letter. Some of them presumably...
  • Sep 17

    Philosophers: what should Scotland do?

    Philosophers: what should Scotland do?
    I think it's not really fair to ask several million Scots to vote on the question of independence without input from the philosophical community. Therefore, as a public service, I present the following poll: <div><a…
Rank this Week: 63

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Sep 17

    Limitless War

    Limitless War
    This originally appeared in a Politico feature collecting responses to President Obama's recently announced military plan against ISIS. It's strange to think of it now, but when Congress authorized President George W. Bush to use military…
  • Sep 17

    Do They Think We're Stupid?

    Do They Think We're Stupid?
    Do they think we're stupid? It's the question I ask myself time and time again as I read about some of the newest restrictions on abortion. Like, for example, the law just enacted by the Missouri legislature, which forces a woman in Missouri…
  • Sep 17

    Here's How You Can Make Constitution Day a Federal Holiday

    Here's How You Can Make Constitution Day a Federal Holiday
    Is the United States Constitution as important as the Declaration of Independence? Every Fourth of July, we celebrate our founders' decision to form a country independent of Great Britain. But we don't have any equivalent celebration of the…
Rank this Week: 60

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Sep 17

    Week with the Kids & Ex-Wife Wants to Know All Detail

    Week with the Kids & Ex-Wife Wants to Know All Detail
    Question:I'm planning for a scheduled week with my kids where we'll go on day trips like visiting the zoo or the beach as well as just hang out. My ex is now saying that she wants my complete schedule and that I need to tell her our…
  • Sep 15

    Deployed, Sent Divorce Papers & Told He Had a Daughter

    Deployed, Sent Divorce Papers & Told He Had a Daughter
    Question:My estranged ex left me after I was deployed overseas in the Navy. She never contacted me except to send me divorce papers and let me know, for the first time ever, that I have a daughter.I have never gotten to meet or see my dRead…
  • Sep 12

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News - September 12, 2014

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News - September 12, 2014
    DadsDivorce and MensDivorce as well as their sponsor, Cordell & Cordell, present a news video for the week of September 12, 2014.This week, Cordell & Cordell announced two free upcoming seminars including…
Rank this Week: 61

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Sep 16

    23 and 24 October: Conference on the recast Brussels I Regulation in Graz

    23 and 24 October: Conference on the recast Brussels I Regulation in Graz
    On 23 and 24 October 2014 Bettina Nunner-Krautgasser and Thomas Garber, both from the University of Graz, will host a conference on the recast Brussels I Regulation (“Die neue EuGVVO – Verbesserung des…
  • Sep 15

    Invitation to Tender: Economic Study to Cross-Border Trade in the Insurance Sector

    Invitation to Tender: Economic Study to Cross-Border Trade in the Insurance Sector
    The European Commission has published an invitation to tender relating to an economic study on the impact of differences in insurance contract law on cross-border trade in the insurance sector. Deadline for submissions is 28 October…
  • Sep 14

    Yearbook of Private International Law, 2013-2014

    Yearbook of Private International Law, 2013-2014
    In line with its predecessors, Volume XV (2013/2014) of the Yearbook of Private International Law offers a comprehensive insight into the contemporary trends of private international law in terms of both theoretical thinking…
Rank this Week: 53

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Affirmative Defenses Have No Role in Determining the Amount in Controversy

    Affirmative Defenses Have No Role in Determining the Amount in Controversy
    Smith v. Manhattan Club Timeshare Association, Inc., 2013 WL 1955882 (S.D.N.Y. May 10, 2013). In this action, a District Court in New York held that affirmative defenses asserted on the merits could not be used to cut down the amount in…
  • Sep 12

    Defendants Concrete Evidence Defeats Remand

    Defendants Concrete Evidence Defeats Remand
    Fielder v. Penn Station, Inc., 2013 WL 1869618 (N.D. Ohio May 3, 2013). In this case, the plaintiff made a purchase at Penn Station, Inc., a shop located in Rocky River,Ohiousing his credit card.  The defendant Heartland Payment Systems,…
  • Sep 11

    District Courts Have Authority to Stay Remand Orders in Order to Facilitate Appeal

    District Courts Have Authority to Stay Remand Orders in Order to Facilitate Appeal
    Raskas v. Johnson & Johnson, 2013 WL 1818133 (E.D. Mo. April 29, 2013). In this action, a District Court in Missouri held that it had authority to stay its own remand order.  The plaintiffs brought an action under the Missouri…
Rank this Week: 57

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Simmons Firm Law Blog

Covers mesothelioma, asbestos exposure and more.

http://www.simmonsfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 62

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 58

The Word On Employment Law

The Word On Employment Law

Covers legal issues affecting the workplace. By Dave Whitlock, Chris Parker and Jimmy Daniel.

http://www.wordonemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    Retaliation Claims Increase

    Retaliation Claims Increase
    Recent trends reveal that employment retaliation claims are on the rise.  Further, courts are taking a hard line on offending employers accused of retaliation in employment.  A review of United States Supreme Court decisions in retaliation…
  • May 19

    Nuclear Fallout

    Nuclear Fallout
    But not in Japan.  Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are making headlines they probably wish they had never made.  While I’m not a man and can, therefore, only surmise that the root of the problem somehow goes back to The…
  • May 17

    There’s An App for That

    There’s An App for That
    And it’s exhibit one to the wage and hour lawsuit that has just been filed against your company.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of its first smartphone app – a timesheet that allows employees to keep track of…
Rank this Week: 59

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 73

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 65

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Sep 16

    PILnet’s 8th Annual European Pro Bono Forum

    PILnet’s 8th Annual European Pro Bono Forum
    Emma Cassidy is Legal & Communications Trainee in PILnet, The Global Network of Public Interest Law. PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law is pleased to announce that registration for the  2014 European Pro Bono…
  • Sep 16

    12th Annual Human Rights Conference: Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Ireland

    12th Annual Human Rights Conference: Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Ireland
    Helen Kehoe is policy development executive at the Law Society of Ireland. The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Designate and the Human Rights Committee of the Law Society extend an invite to  ‘Criminal Justice and Human…
  • Sep 11

    On Repealing the 8th Amendment. #repealthe8th

    On Repealing the 8th Amendment. #repealthe8th
    Our regular contributor Mairead Enright spoke at the recent ‘Repeal the 8th’ conference in Dublin last Saturday. A video of her presentation is below. You can find other videos of the day (by Paula Geraghty) here. To join Lawyers…
Rank this Week: 67

New Jersey Law Blog

New Jersey Law Blog

Covers ADR, bankruptcy, business, family law, employment, intellectual property, real estate, estate planning and more. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.njlawblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Considerations When Retaining the Marital Home in Divorce

    Considerations When Retaining the Marital Home in Divorce
    Maria Imbalzano, Esq.,  Shareholder and Co-Chair of Stark & Stark’s Divorce Group, authored the article “Considerations When Retaining the Marital Home in Divorce,” which was published on September…
  • Sep 12

    New Jersey Updates Alimony Law

    New Jersey Updates Alimony Law
    John Eory, Esq., Shareholder and Co-Chair of Stark & Stark’s Divorce Group, was featured in the article “New Jersey Updates Alimony Laws,” which was published on September 11, 2014 in The Washington Times. Mr.…
  • Sep 12

    Governor Signs New Alimony Law

    Governor Signs New Alimony Law
    After a protracted test of wills between alimony reformers and traditionalists, a new alimony statute was signed into law by Governor Christie on September 10, 2014. The new law, which is immediately effective, will serve to meet the…
Rank this Week: 68

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/
  • Sep 14

    A Former Abortion Doula Recounts Her Volunteer Work with Abortion Patient

    A Former Abortion Doula Recounts Her Volunteer Work with Abortion Patient
    New York Magazine: My Year As an Abortion Doula, by Alex Ronan: Welcome to Ovaries Week — the Cut's exploration of the female reproductive system, in its many confusing, intense, sometimes challenging, sometimes funny, often surprising…
  • Sep 12

    NYT Op-Ed Author Shares the Story of Her Abortion

    NYT Op-Ed Author Shares the Story of Her Abortion
    The New York Times op-ed: This Is What an Abortion Looks Like, by Merritt Tierce: I MET Wendy Davis, the Texas state senator and Democratic candidate for governor, for the first time last week, and I told her how much...
  • Sep 12

    Missouri Republicans Override Veto to Enact 72-Hour Waiting Period for Abortion

    Missouri Republicans Override Veto to Enact 72-Hour Waiting Period for Abortion
    Kansas City Star - The Buzz blog: Missouri Republicans override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of 72-hour abortion waiting period, by Jason Hancock: Missouri Republicans made history late Wednesday night, turning to a rarely-used procedural move to…
Rank this Week: 76

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • Sep 12

    Rape Suspect Re-Indicted Using New DNA Test

    Rape Suspect Re-Indicted Using New DNA Test
    Suffolk County prosecutors have re-indicted Dwayne McNair, a suspect of two rapes, using a new DNA test created by German company Eurofins Scientific, as reported by the Boston Globe. McNair, 33, of Jamaica Plain and Dedham, was released in…
  • Sep 10

    Pittsfield Man Convicted of Child Rape

    Pittsfield Man Convicted of Child Rape
    A Pittsfield man has been found guilty of child rape for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl. A Berkshire Superior Court jury took a little more than two hours to convict Erick Ruiz-Trujillo of one count of rape of a child with force.…
  • Sep 1

    Ex-student says Emerson mishandled rape investigation

    Ex-student says Emerson mishandled rape investigation
    Boston Globe delves into story of former Emerson college student accusing the school of botching an investigation into her rape case.
Rank this Week: 71

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

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

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Sep 6

    How to free your mind on a Friday night during your divorce

    How to free your mind on a Friday night during your divorce
    Open up my head and let me out. Dave Matthews When you’re getting divorced it’s so easy to be frazzled-fried by Friday night. How do I know? Because I’ve been a divorce attorney for two decades and I’m often…
  • Aug 22

    Should you choose to recuse your family law judge?

    Should you choose to recuse your family law judge?
    For those of you who are new to the legal world or just aren’t familiar with the word, here is the definition of recuse. re·cuse riˈkyo͞oz/ verb North American challenge (a judge, prosecutor, or juror) as unqualified to…
  • Aug 19

    10 Things to know if you are marrying or divorcing a trust fund beneficiary

    10 Things to know if you are marrying or divorcing a trust fund beneficiary
    What a life! Jets, boats, houses, trips, anything your heart desires and not a care in the world. Marrying a trust fund beneficiary can give you a great life. It also can leave you penniless, in debt and the recipient of little or no support.…
Rank this Week: 66

Illinois Sexual Harassment…

Illinois Sexual Harassment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination, constructive discharge, gender discrimination, and sexual harassment. By Peter M. LaSorsa.

http://www.illinoissexualharassmentattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Discrimination In Public Accommodation

    Discrimination In Public Accommodation
    So you are visiting a public place and a worker at the business is discriminating against you. What if anything can you do? Well under the Illinois Human Rights Act ("Act"), you have legal protection from discrimination in a public…
  • Aug 20

    Food Rite Community Supermarket Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

    Food Rite Community Supermarket Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit
    Lee's Food Corp., doing business as Food Rite Community Super­market pays $10,500 to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit. The discrimination lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") after initial…
  • Aug 18

    Bertolini Corporation Settles Retaliation Lawsuit For $92,500

    Bertolini Corporation Settles Retaliation Lawsuit For $92,500
    Bertolini Corporation pays $92,500 to settle a retaliation lawsuit. The discrimination lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"). The EEOC is tasked with investigating violations of the Title VII of the…
Rank this Week: 70

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Why Waiting Until the Last Minute to Hire a Criminal Lawyer is Not a Good Idea

    Why Waiting Until the Last Minute to Hire a Criminal Lawyer is Not a Good Idea
    Not unlike most Sundays I woke up yesterday to several find messages on my cell phone from perspective clients who are in need of criminal legal representation in court today. Someone needed a lawyer for a domestic assault and battery case…
  • Jul 24

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case
    At least once a week a potential client will come into my office to discuss a pending case and conclude the conversation by asking me what guarantees I can give him. My answer is the same each time. There are no guarantees in this business.…
  • Jul 22

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?
    Motions in limine are requests brought by the parties and decided by a judge that determine what evidence might be admitted or excluded at trial. These motions are usually filed prior to trial or on the day of trial however they can be…
Rank this Week: 64

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Jun 5

    Tomiko Brown-Nagin, "The Honor and Burden of Being First: Judge Constance Baker Motley"

    Tomiko Brown-Nagin, "The Honor and Burden of Being First: Judge Constance Baker Motley"
    Professor Brown-Nagin's talk examines the legacy of The Honorable Constance Baker Motley—and break new ground in the study of civil rights, women's rights, and the legal profession. A protégée of Thurgood Marshall, Motley…
  • Jun 3

    M. Todd Henderson, "Do Judges Follow the Law?"

    M. Todd Henderson, "Do Judges Follow the Law?"
    In a naïve model of judging, Congress writes statutes, which courts know about and then slavishly apply. But a Chicago lawyer might doubt this model, believing judges are maximizing something other than compliance with the law. In this…
  • May 29

    A Fireside Chat with David Sacks '98, Founder and CEO of Yammer

    A Fireside Chat with David Sacks '98, Founder and CEO of Yammer
    Professor Todd Henderson leads an engaging discussion with Yammer Founder and CEO, David Sacks. David has been involved in the Internet space more than 10 years as an entrepreneur, executive and investor, starting with PayPal in 1999. He…
Rank this Week: 72

Video Game Law Blog

Video Game Law Blog

Covers current Issues in video game law. By Davis LLP.

http://www.davis.ca/en/blog/Video-Game-Law
  • Mar 28

    WOW!

    WOW!
    A court in Berlin has ruled that some provisions of the World of Warcraft Terms of Use violate German consumer protection laws and are void. [More…]
  • Feb 26

    Ontario Youth Investment Accelerator Fund Recipients Announced

    Ontario Youth Investment Accelerator Fund Recipients Announced
    Recently, Ontario announced the first recipients of the Youth Investment Accelerator Fund Program (the “Program”). The Program, which mirrors the Investment Accelerator Fund, was launched in 2013 by the Province of Ontario with…
  • Feb 14

    Federal Budget 2014: Canada Invests an Additional $40 Million in Entrepreneurship

    Federal Budget 2014: Canada Invests an Additional $40 Million in Entrepreneurship
    On Tuesday February 11, 2014, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty presented the Canadian federal budget for fiscal year 2014-2015. The budget proposes to provide an additional $40 million over four years to the Canada Accelerator and Incubator…
Rank this Week: 74

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Provides analysis of crimes and sentences for Florida state and federal criminal offenses. By Silber Criminal Law Firm.

http://www.florida-criminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse
    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida was arrested Friday after she allegedly beat two boys, news sources report. Vosburg, 30, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four counts of child neglect and two counts of child abuse with bodily…
  • Oct 22

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery
    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida was arrested this past week for allegedly shoved her former girlfriend out of a moving vehicle, news sources report. Information regarding the victim's identity was not immediately available following…
  • Oct 21

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection
    Charlie Ware, a licensed Hollywood, Florida acupuncturist and acupoint injection therapist, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of administering questionable injections to as many a dozen patients, some of whom suffered ill-side…
Rank this Week: 75

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 69

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Sep 17

    Alaskan LNG Delegation Travels to Asian Nation

    Alaskan LNG Delegation Travels to Asian Nation
    Alaska Dispatch News reports that Alaskan state officials and executives from BP, one of the sponsors of the Alaska LNG Project, recently traveled to Japan, China and South Korea to meet with utilities and others that may be involved in…
  • Sep 17

    Louisiana LNG Energy Anticipates 2017 In-Service Date for LNG Export Terminal

    Louisiana LNG Energy Anticipates 2017 In-Service Date for LNG Export Terminal
    Louisiana LNG Energy (LLNGE) recently told FERC Staff that it intends to construct its proposed LNG export terminal on the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, La. in phases, with LNG exports to begin in 2017.  Full operations at the…
  • Sep 16

    Progress Energy On Track for FID by Year’s End

    Progress Energy On Track for FID by Year’s End
    Financial Post reports that Michael Culbert, chief executive officer of Progress Energy Canada Ltd., an affiliate of Malaysian oil company Petronas Bhd and sponsor of the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG export terminal on Lelu Island, British…
Rank this Week: 77

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Sep 17

    High-Frequency Trading: An Innovative Solution to Address Key Issue

    High-Frequency Trading: An Innovative Solution to Address Key Issue
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Jon Lukomnik of the IRRC Institute and is based on the summary of a report commissioned by the IRRC Institute and authored by Professors Khaldoun Khashanah, Ionut Florescu, and Steve Yang of…
  • Sep 17

    Window Dressing in Mutual Fund

    Window Dressing in Mutual Fund
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Vikas Agarwal and Gerald Gay, both of the Department of Finance at Georgia State University, and Leng Ling of the College of Business at Georgia College & State University. In our…
  • Sep 16

    Alibaba’s Governance Risk

    Alibaba’s Governance Risk
    Editor's Note: Lucian Bebchuk is William J. Friedman and Alicia Townsend Friedman Professor of Law, Economics, and Finance and Director of the Program on Corporate Governance, Harvard Law School. Wall Street is eagerly watching what is…
Rank this Week: 85

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Federal Judiciary Approves Civil Discovery Rules Change

    Federal Judiciary Approves Civil Discovery Rules Change
    By Zoe TillmanFederal judiciary officials on Tuesday approved proposed changes to court rules that could reshape how discovery is handled in civil litigation—for better or for worse, depending who you ask.The Judicial Conference of the…
  • Sep 16

    Gartner Predicts Rise of the Digital Risk Officer

    Gartner Predicts Rise of the Digital Risk Officer
    By Michael Piramoon, Director of Analyst Relations, AccellionThe number of devices connected to enterprise networks is skyrocketing. One reason is mobile computing. Mobile workers in the US now carry on average 3 mobile devices, according to…
  • Sep 15

    New Survey Shows eDiscovery Workload, Predictive Coding Use Increasing

    New Survey Shows eDiscovery Workload, Predictive Coding Use Increasing
    By Doug AustineDiscovery workload, the use of predictive coding and projected rate of adoption of technically assisted review are all up significantly, according to a new report by recruiting and staffing firm The Cowen Group.In its…
Rank this Week: 82

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/
  • Sep 17

    Fighting over Minnesota’s National Treasure…

    Fighting over Minnesota’s National Treasure…
    As I have aged, one saying that I have become fond of is, “You can never make new old friends….” Our lives are transient. Our friends and family are forever (as far as we are concerned). For many of us, … Continue…
  • Sep 16

    When Can a Litigant Talk Out of Both Sides of His Mouth and When Can’t She?

    When Can a Litigant Talk Out of Both Sides of His Mouth and When Can’t She?
    A child might say, “Daddy, you cannot prove that I ate the cookie, but, if you conclude that I did eat eat the cookie, I thought that Mommy said I could.” This child will possibly get a time-out from the parents.…
  • Sep 15

    Hope and change?

    Hope and change?
    When I wrote about the Staab III case before, I ended by writing that the hope of injured persons to be fairly compensated for their injuries from those at fault was in the hands of the Supreme Court.  In this … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 87

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Sep 14

    Our ‘Lawyer2Lawyer’ Podcast Begins its 10th Year · Robert Ambrogi’s LawSite

    Our ‘Lawyer2Lawyer’ Podcast Begins its 10th Year · Robert Ambrogi’s LawSite
    Robert Ambrogi: This week marks the beginning of the 10th year of Lawyer2Lawyer, the legal-affairs podcast cohosted by J. Craig Williams and me and produced by the Legal Talk Network. We are the longest-running legal…
  • Sep 14

    About Adblock Plus-The Scout Report

    About Adblock Plus-The Scout Report
    About Adblock Plus-The Scout Report https://adblockplus.org As far as the staff at Scout is concerned, ads are the bitter cup of the web surfing experience. Enter Adblock Plus, a free browser extension that 300 million users have already…
  • Sep 14

    Apple Watch Update: More Details and Hands-On Impressions-David Pogue

    Apple Watch Update: More Details and Hands-On Impressions-David Pogue
    David Pogue had the opportunity to try the AppleWatch and provides some of his impressions : *** DVD release of the 1961 cartoon. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) What you also couldn’t tell in the keynote presentation was how this watch feels…
Rank this Week: 86

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Sep 12

    The Official Launch of the Andover Institute October 17th

    The Official Launch of the Andover Institute October 17th
    Originally posted on Andover Institute:Andover Institute Launch: A Hub for Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning Please join us to celebrate the official launch of the Andover Institute on Friday, October 17, 2014. The program…
  • Aug 29

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning
    Originally posted on Andover Institute:As we continue to advance our Connected Learning efforts, we are seeking to hire an experienced math instructor who will support the development of online modules and work with us to explore…
  • Jul 2

    Recent Books: on Adolescence, Technology, Sexuality, and More

    Recent Books: on Adolescence, Technology, Sexuality, and More
    A few times per year, I have been sharing a “Head of School’s bookshelf” with community members at Phillips Academy.  It comes this time in two parts: 1) six books that are among those I’ve read in the past few…
Rank this Week: 78

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Covers evidence in medical malpractice cases.

http://legalnurseconsultanttom.com
  • Sep 11

    The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care

    The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care
    The thought of providing primary care to fill the physician void in unserved areas is exciting indeed. However, at the same time I feel some trepidation over how to define this role that I am planning to assume. Learning the scope of advanced…
  • Jul 24

    Cost-Benefit of Medical Technology and Medical Tourism

    Cost-Benefit of Medical Technology and Medical Tourism
    Innovative technology seeks to help human beings accomplish a task or reach a goal with greater speed, accuracy and at lower cost thereby improving the quality of life. Of course such innovation causes disruption in existing markets because…
  • Apr 7

    The Obamacare Effect in 2014: Medicare Caps on Wound Care Reimbursement

    The Obamacare Effect in 2014: Medicare Caps on Wound Care Reimbursement
    The new reimbursement practices from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is dealing a devastating financial blow to conventional treatment providers for non-healing chronic wounds. The U.S. government is currently paying…
Rank this Week: 79

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: 81

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    New Massachusetts Domestic Violence Act

    New Massachusetts Domestic Violence Act
    Earlier this month, Massachusetts enacted the "Act Relative to Domestic Violence". Though arguably the intent of the act is in good faith, it has very profound and serious implications on those defendants charged with a domestic violence…
  • May 9

    Sufficiently Advising a Client of Immigration Consequences Upon Change of Plea

    Sufficiently Advising a Client of Immigration Consequences Upon Change of Plea
    In circumstances where criminal defendants, for whatever reason, elect to change their plea to guilty, the attorney must ensure that the client understands the full panoply of potential consequences that might result. One of the issues that…
  • Apr 29

    SJC Rules Persons in Same Residential Facility Cannot Obtain Restraining Orders Against The Other

    SJC Rules Persons in Same Residential Facility Cannot Obtain Restraining Orders Against The Other
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court considered the case of Silva v. Carmel, and decided that an abuse prevention order may issue where the defendant and victim live in the same state facility may not issue. Both the defendant and the…
Rank this Week: 80

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Covers mediation, negotiation and settlement. By Victoria Pynchon.

http://www.negotiationlawblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day
    Close the Gap App™ (sponsored by GoDaddy) is a powerful online tool that takes you on a guided deep dive into your career path. It's like having your very own career or business coach on your desktop or mobile…
  • Nov 16

    Good Night and Good Luck

    Good Night and Good Luck
    I launched the Negotiation Law Blog on October 3, 2006, shortly after I'd earned my LL.M in Conflict Resolution from the Straus Institute at Pepperdine University School of Law. I'm uncertain just how many months earlier I'd begun blogging on…
  • Nov 5

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table
      This just in from Harvard's Program on Negotiation: In a new study, Nour Kteily of Northwestern University and his colleagues found that low-power groups can influence powerful parties to engage with them through their framing of the…
Rank this Week: 83

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 84

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 17

    Happy Citizenship Day!

    Happy Citizenship Day!
    Thanks to Define American, I learned that today is Citizenship Day. For those of you who can, go on and celebrate your U.S. citizenship. Serve on a federal jury. Run for federal office. Travel with a U.S. passport. Enjoy! -KitJ
  • Sep 17

    Another EOIR Proposed Reg: Separate Representation for Custody and Bond Proceeding

    Another EOIR Proposed Reg: Separate Representation for Custody and Bond Proceeding
    The EOIR has been busy today. They've issued a second notice of proposed rulemaking. This one: "proposes to amend the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) regulations relating to the representation of aliens in custody and bond…
  • Sep 17

    AILA's Voice

    AILA's Voice
    The September issue of AILA's on-line magazine Voice is now available. Among the interesting articles: Like Diamonds, Affidavits of Support Are (Almost) Forever Hardship for the LGBT Immigrant Spouse Crisis at the Border (And It's Just the…
Rank this Week: 92

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Sep 17

    Liminares concedidas em ADIs são confirmadas pelo Plenário na sessão desta quarta-feira (17)

    Liminares concedidas em ADIs são confirmadas pelo Plenário na sessão desta quarta-feira (17)
    O Plenário do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), na sessão desta quarta-feira (17), confirmou medidas cautelares concedidas em três Ações Diretas de Inconstitucionalidade (ADIs). ADI 1835 O Governo de Santa…
  • Sep 17

    STF declara a inconstitucionalidade do Protocolo ICMS 21 do Confaz

    STF declara a inconstitucionalidade do Protocolo ICMS 21 do Confaz
    Por unanimidade, o Plenário do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) declarou a inconstitucionalidade do Protocolo ICMS 21/2011, do Conselho Nacional de Política Fazendária (Confaz), nesta quarta-feira (17), que exigia, nas…
  • Sep 17

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quinta-feira (18)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quinta-feira (18)
    Revista Justiça O programa desta quinta-feira conta com a participação do presidente da Associação dos Magistrados Brasileiros (AMB), juiz João Ricardo Costa, para falar sobre a Lei da Anistia. O…
Rank this Week: 89

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

Covers workers' compensation, risk management, business insurance, workplace health & safety, occupational medicine, injured workers, insurance webtools and technology. By Lynch Ryan.

http://www.workerscompinsider.com/
  • Sep 17

    Cavalcade of Risk #217

    Cavalcade of Risk #217
    Cavalcade of Risk #217 is live, covering such wide-ranging topics from the Audacity of Dope to the state of the residual property market. Rebecca Shafer hosts at the WC Roundup blog - check it out!...
  • Sep 15

    "Calling a dog's tail a leg does not make it a leg": Big court loss for FedEx

    "Calling a dog's tail a leg does not make it a leg": Big court loss for FedEx
    Over the years, we've devoted a few dozen posts to the issue of FedEx and its drivers. Here's the issue in a nutshell: FedEx thinks its Ground drivers are independent contractors and the drivers generally disagree. For the eleven years we've…
  • Sep 11

    Health Wonk Review: September 11, 2014; plus, a 9-11 remembrance

    Health Wonk Review: September 11, 2014; plus, a 9-11 remembrance
    David Williams posts the first issue of the fall season at Health Business Blog - Health Wonk Review: September 11, 2014. Topics include Obamacare, Medicare, performance measurement, power plants and more... And speaking of 9/11... Our…
Rank this Week: 100