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Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 45

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    "Alternative facts" arising from mis-identified photos?

    "Alternative facts" arising from mis-identified photos?
    There was a brief flap over a posting by Major League Baseball [MLB] on 18 March 2017:However, there was a brief moment of shock and in some instances anger after MLB Network mistakenly aired a graphic featuring Puerto Rico star Javier Baez…
  • Mar 19

    CBS Sunday Morning on 19 March 2017

    CBS Sunday Morning on 19 March 2017
    The initial story was an homage to Chuck Berry done by Anthony Mason. Included within was an old videoclip of Charles Osgood interviewing Berry. The cover story was on who is the happiest country done by Faith Salie. The happiest country…
  • Mar 18

    Sony's US Patent Application 20170063431: Configuration of Data and Power Transfer in Near Field Communication

    Sony's US Patent Application 20170063431: Configuration of Data and Power Transfer in Near Field Communication
    Paragraph 5 of the application states:In one aspect of this disclosure, there is provided a method for configuring wireless power and data transfer between consumer electronic (CE) devices. The method comprises identifying a plurality of…
Rank this Week: 47

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

    Test again.

    Test again.
  • Nov 12

    Test

    Test
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Rank this Week: 48

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: 49

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 50

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
  • Mar 23

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail
    News stories this week indicated that Payless Shoes would likely file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy within the week. Stalwart Sears, founded in 1893 and once the country’s largest retailer, stated in its March 2017 SEC filing that,…
  • Mar 7

    Mistakes to Avoid: How to Recognize When and Where You are Exposed Financially

    Mistakes to Avoid: How to Recognize When and Where You are Exposed Financially
    Last month, I wrote a blog post entitled Are You Exposed on this blog where I suggest that most bankruptcies occur when a debtor allows himself to be excessively exposed to external forces. By recognizing and controlling these points of…
  • Feb 28

    Valuing Assets in Bankruptcy–A Cautionary Tale (In re: Worley, 4th Circuit)

    Valuing Assets in Bankruptcy–A Cautionary Tale (In re: Worley, 4th Circuit)
    Today, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that undervaluing your assets in a bankruptcy case can be grounds to deny a debtor a discharge of his debts.  The case is In re:  Worley (link here).  To recap, when a debtor…
Rank this Week: 51

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/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 52

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    Mothers and the Constitution: An ICH Seminar

    Mothers and the Constitution: An ICH Seminar
    [We have the following announcement.]The Institute for Constitutional History is pleased to announce another seminar for advanced graduate students and junior faculty, “Mothers and the Constitution”:The seminar will explore the…
  • Mar 23

    Subjectivity, Intent and Impact: The Gordian Knot of Empathy and Interpretation

    Subjectivity, Intent and Impact: The Gordian Knot of Empathy and Interpretation
    One ideal of early anthropology was that long-term ethnographic research could fully map the social structure and meanings of a specific cultural space. The ethnographer could then give total context for any individual action or social…
  • Mar 23

    Returning to LHB

    Returning to LHB
    I want to extend my thanks to the team at LHB, as they have been gracious in allowing me to return to my previous blogging stint which I began in late November, but was unable to complete at the time.Today, I restart my series of posts…
Rank this Week: 53

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jan 30

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out
    The State newspaper reported the ongoing struggle for low paid health care givers in South Carolina.  Low wages, high turnover and burn-out makes life difficult for both caregiver and patient. The turnover rate among nursing staff at the…
  • Jan 29

    Fraud and Forgery

    Fraud and Forgery
    The Columbus Dispatch reported that Autumn Health Care of Zanesville, a nursing home operator, has been ordered to repay tens of thousands of fraudulently obtained Medicare and Medicaid dollars, after an investigation by the Ohio…
  • Jan 28

    Caregiver Arrested

    Caregiver Arrested
    Twin Cities reported the arrest of David Erwin DeLong, nursing home employee, for felony criminal sexual conduct after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 78-year-old resident with advanced Alzheimer’s disease at Heritage House in…
Rank this Week: 54

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
Rank this Week: 56

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Oct 8

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla
    LA JOLLA – A 45-year-old La Jolla woman was killed Tuesday morning when she was struck by a car on Girard Avenue, NBC San Diego reported. Just before noon, authorities say the woman was unloading her car when an elderly driver backed…
  • Oct 7

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw
    Last month, a jury in Chicago federal court awarded $1.25 million to an Illinois man who was severely injured by a defective table saw.  The victim, Brandon Stollings, 30, lost his index finger and parts of two other fingers in 2007…
  • Oct 6

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash
    BUENA PARK — A BMW crashed in Orange County early Saturday morning, killing five teenage passengers in a solo-vehicle collision on southbound Interstate 5 in Irvine.The accident was reported just after 2 a.m. south of Alton Parkway…
Rank this Week: 55

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 23

    JOTWELL: Campos on Glover on claims as property

    JOTWELL: Campos on Glover on claims as property
    The new Courts Law essay is from Sergio Campos, reviewing J. Maria Glover's A Regulatory Theory of Legal Claims (Vand. L. Rev.), which considers the implications of understanding legal claims as property.
  • Mar 22

    Judging Judge Gorsuch on the Separation of Power

    Judging Judge Gorsuch on the Separation of Power
    Judge Gorsuch's views on the Chevron doctrine, which directs reviewing courts to defer to agency constructions of ambiguous statutes, have received a lot of attention, and for good reason: They are well-articulated, interesting, and…
  • Mar 21

    Priming Public Opinion on the Federal Court

    Priming Public Opinion on the Federal Court
    I wanted to pull up a chair to the blog posts last month by Richard Primus and Rick Hills about the decreasing public regard for the federal courts reported in a recent poll. I do not question these results, but I want to explain them a…
Rank this Week: 57

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 23

    Thursday Thinkpiece: McMahon on the Excruciatingly Gradual Civilization of Canada’s Legal System

    Thursday Thinkpiece: McMahon on the Excruciatingly Gradual Civilization of Canada’s Legal System
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Mar 23

    Leadership Styles for Practice Group/Client Team Leader

    Leadership Styles for Practice Group/Client Team Leader
    Law firm marketers have been fundamental to the establishment and management of many law firm practice groups and client teams in North American law firms. Critical to the success of these efforts has been the ability to help train team…
  • Mar 22

    Judgmental Judge

    Judgmental Judge
    Judges exercise considerable power, and discharge a crucial public function. They identify, interpret and even create the rules that govern us. They decide what happened. And they determine the legal consequences of what happened. But judges…
Rank this Week: 58

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
  • Mar 23

    No Cheers for Star Athletica

    No Cheers for Star Athletica
    Yesterday the Supreme Court issued its decision in Star Athletica LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc., which addressed the issue of conceptual separability in copyright for useful articles (in this case, cheerleading uniforms). I’ll post…
  • Mar 22

    FAN 145.1 (First Amendment News) First Amendment Society to Host The Slants @ Flying Dog Brewery

    FAN 145.1 (First Amendment News) First Amendment Society to Host The Slants @ Flying Dog Brewery
    On Sunday, April 16th at 6.00 p.m., The First Amendment Society will host the rock group whose case is waiting to be decided by the Supreme Court — yes, The Slants. They are the all-Asian American dance-rock band (music video)…
  • Mar 22

    Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 70, Number 2

    Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 70, Number 2
    The Vanderbilt Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our March 2017 issue: ARTICLES Daniel Farbman, Reconstructing Local Government, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 413 (2017) Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl, The Jurisdiction Canon, 70 Vand.…
Rank this Week: 61

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: 60

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/
  • Feb 21

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction
    Fingerprint Evidence It is common for client’s to ask me about fingerprint evidence. I am often asked the following questions: Will the prosecution test evidence for fingerprints? What if my prints are on the item? Should we get out own…
  • Jan 31

    Remedy for Tainted Massachusetts Drug Lab Cases (Dookhan) Fashioned By SJC

    Remedy for Tainted Massachusetts Drug Lab Cases (Dookhan) Fashioned By SJC
    Massachusetts Drub Lab Scandal The floodgates are now open to around 20,000 (twenty thousand) defendants whose convictions may have been tainted by Annie Dookhan’s corrupt, callous and criminal misconduct. On January 18, 2017 the…
  • Jan 17

    The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Conviction

    The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Conviction
    Open and Gross Lewdness Open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior in Massachusetts is a crime under G.L. c. 272 Section 16. To convict someone of this crime the prosecuting attorney must prove the element of shock or alarm. This…
Rank this Week: 62

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 59

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/
  • Mar 23

    Whining counties, and defense lawyers, and prosecutors ...

    Whining counties, and defense lawyers, and prosecutors ...
    While work and family obligations have intervened to disrupt regularly scheduled blogging, here are a few odds and ends which merit Grits' readers' attention.Kerry Max Cook: Lawyer brown nosing Smith County DA blew dealMichael Hall…
  • Mar 21

    Hosue tackling debtors prison issues in 85th Lege

    Hosue tackling debtors prison issues in 85th Lege
    Poor people with municipal court debt may find relief from the 85th Texas Legislature. Not only is Rep. James White promoting much-touted legislation that would end the practice of jailing people for unpaid fines (Chuy Hinojosa filed a…
  • Mar 16

    Jailing for debt, prison oversight, 'penal populism,' and other storie

    Jailing for debt, prison oversight, 'penal populism,' and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends which merit Grits readers' attention while mine is focused elsewhere:Stop jailing Texans for debtThe Texas Tribune's Jonathan Silver has a story on the ramifications of HB 1125 by Rep. James White, discussed…
Rank this Week: 63

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Mar 23

    Christopher C. Morphew | Johns Hopkin

    Christopher C. Morphew | Johns Hopkin
    Christopher C. Morphew, executive associate dean for research and innovation at the University of Iowa College of Education, has been appointed dean of the School of Education at the Johns Hopkins University, effective Aug. 1. The school…
  • Mar 23

    Stephen Friedman | Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Co.

    Stephen Friedman | Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Co.
    Stephen Friedman was recently promoted to director of security and privacy for Towson-based Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company, Maryland’s largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance. In this position, Friedman…
  • Mar 23

    Lisa Y. Settles and David A. Burkhouse | PK Law

    Lisa Y. Settles and David A. Burkhouse | PK Law
    PK Law announced that attorneys Lisa Y. Settles and David A. Burkhouse have received an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. This prestigious ranking is based on peer reviews and is bestowed upon attorneys who have been recognized by…
Rank this Week: 66

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Mar 23

    Willie Everett Involved in a Pending FINRA Investigation

    Willie Everett Involved in a Pending FINRA Investigation
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 22, 2017 indicate that former North Carolina-based Principal Securities broker Willie Everett has been named in a pending FINRA investigation…
  • Mar 23

    Customer Seeking $400,000 in Damages From Broker Jason Wilk

    Customer Seeking $400,000 in Damages From Broker Jason Wilk
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 22, 2017 indicate that former New York-based Windsor Street Capital broker Jason Wilk has been the subject of several customer disputes and is…
  • Mar 23

    Michael Tantleff: Received Three Customer Complaint

    Michael Tantleff: Received Three Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 22, 2017 indicate that former California-based Wells Fargo Clearing Services broker/adviser Michael Tantleff has been the subject of customer…
Rank this Week: 64

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
  • Mar 23

    Reforming Culture and Conduct in the Financial Services Industry: How Can Lawyers Help?

    Reforming Culture and Conduct in the Financial Services Industry: How Can Lawyers Help?
    My topic today is culture in financial services. Reform of culture has been a priority for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for several years. Many of the observations I will share today are based on that work. But, as always, what I have…
  • Mar 23

    The “Corporate Governance Misalignment” Problem

    The “Corporate Governance Misalignment” Problem
    On March 9, 2017, the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee (“IAC”) held an open meeting to discuss, among other things, unequal voting rights of common stock. I was one of four presenters to the IAC, and my presentation focused…
  • Mar 22

    Anti-Activist Poison Pill

    Anti-Activist Poison Pill
    Hedge funds have become active in corporate governance. They push for changes in strategy, including making very specific proposals, and sometimes seek (and secure) board representation. They do this by buying shares, conducting public…
Rank this Week: 65

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Mar 23

    The Empathetic Textualist

    The Empathetic Textualist
    After the close of Day 3 of the Senate Show, I noted on the twitters that the winners for the day were Sen. Chris Coons for the Democrats and Sen. Ben Sasse or the Republicans, both of whom stood on opposite sides of an island of intelligence…
  • Mar 23

    Tennessee’s Indigent Representation Task Force: We Win

    Tennessee’s Indigent Representation Task Force: We Win
    Ed. Note: This is a post by former Fault Lines contributor and Knoxville criminal defense lawyer, Chris Seaton. Indigent representation is a topic near and dear to my heart. If you are truly poor enough that you can’t afford reasonable…
  • Mar 23

    The Rubric Of The Border Excuse

    The Rubric Of The Border Excuse
    It’s called the border search exception to the Fourth Amendment, but it’s a misnomer. It’s not an exception at all, but rather a Constitution-free zone. When you come to the border of the United States of America to seek…
Rank this Week: 70

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Mar 22

    Bayer CropScience AG and Bayer S.A.S. v. Dow Agrosciences LLC (Fed. Cir. 2017)

    Bayer CropScience AG and Bayer S.A.S. v. Dow Agrosciences LLC (Fed. Cir. 2017)
    By Donald Zuhn -- Last week, in Bayer CropScience AG and Bayer S.A.S. v. Dow Agrosciences LLC, the Federal Circuit determined that the District Court for the District of Delaware did not abuse its discretion in determining that, under the…
  • Mar 21

    SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC (2017)

    SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC (2017)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The U.S. Supreme Court overturned another Federal Circuit decision today (this one having been decided en banc by the appellate court), in SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC. The outcome…
  • Mar 20

    PTAB Life Sciences Report -- Part IV

    PTAB Life Sciences Report -- Part IV
    By John Cravero and Richard Martin -- About the PTAB Life Sciences Report: Each month we will report on developments at the PTAB involving life sciences patents. Smith & Nephew, Inc. v. ConforMIS, Inc. PTAB Petition: IPR2017-00510; filed…
Rank this Week: 67

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/
Rank this Week: 68

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    Can the Federal Government Interfere with State Marijuana Laws?

    Can the Federal Government Interfere with State Marijuana Laws?
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Statements on Marijuana Eight states have voted to legalize recreational marijuana. Twenty-nine states have legalized medical marijuana. Twenty-one states have decriminalized the drug. However, marijuana…
  • Mar 10

    Do Other Countries Offer Birthright Citizenship?

    Do Other Countries Offer Birthright Citizenship?
    Birthright Citizenship, also known as jus soli or “right of the soil,” is the automatic granting of citizenship to any children born within a nation’s borders or territories. The only two countries in the developed world…
  • Mar 3

    Fact or Fiction: 12-Year Olds Can Get Married in the U.S.

    Fact or Fiction: 12-Year Olds Can Get Married in the U.S.
    This is a fact! While 18 is the minimum marriage age in most states, there are exceptions in every state that allow children younger than 18 to marry, typically with parental consent or judicial approval. Nine states still allow pregnancy…
Rank this Week: 69

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: 71

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Mar 23

    Appeal court says reporter must hand over material to RCMP

    Appeal court says reporter must hand over material to RCMP
    The Court of Appeal for Ontario has upheld a production order requiring a journalist to hand over all his communications with a man charged with terrorism-related offences. Journalist and civil liberties organizations have called the decision…
  • Mar 23

    Legal news roundup - March 23, 2017

    Legal news roundup - March 23, 2017
    CanadaSupreme Court of Canada to rule on bail issue in Oland murder case, Canadian PressMan who crashed vehicle into pole in Vaughan died of gunshot wounds: police, Canadian PressSurrey RCMP say one woman dead after van crashes into several…
  • Mar 22

    Federal budget will affect how lawyers recognize income

    Federal budget will affect how lawyers recognize income
    The Liberal government’s second federal budget has several measures affecting the tax system, including proposed changes in how certain lawyers recognize income. Currently, taxpayers in certain “designated professions,”…
Rank this Week: 72

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
  • Mar 22

    Congress: Medicaid Allows Me to Have a Job and Live Independently

    Congress: Medicaid Allows Me to Have a Job and Live Independently
    As an American living with a disability, I need Medicaid to live an independent life. As part of the one of five Americans living with a disability, I am happy to be gainfully employed. I am able to file and pay my taxes in a timely manner…
  • Mar 22

    Un Oficial de Inmigración Nos Metió a Mi Hermana y a Mí en Un Armario y Nos Agredió Sexualmente

    Un Oficial de Inmigración Nos Metió a Mi Hermana y a Mí en Un Armario y Nos Agredió Sexualmente
    Nos fuimos de Guatemala buscando una vida pacífica. Lo que paso después que cruzamos la frontera nos cambió la vida. Advertencia: Este escrito contiene descripciones de asalto sexual sufridos por la autora por un oficial…
  • Mar 22

    A Border Agent Took My Sister and Me Into a Closet and Sexually Assaulted U

    A Border Agent Took My Sister and Me Into a Closet and Sexually Assaulted U
    We fled Guatemala looking for a safer and better life. What happened to us after crossing the border changed our lives. This piece originally appeared on ACLU of Northern California's Blog. Warning: This piece contains descriptions of sexual…
Rank this Week: 75

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 74

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/
  • Mar 15

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce
    I stand before a judge in a public courtroom crowded with lawyers and clients awaiting their divorce hearings. My client’s husband created two counterfeit checks and, under penalty of perjury, presented copies of the checks to the court…
  • Feb 12

    Stipulation and Order with Settlement Term

    Stipulation and Order with Settlement Term
    The post Stipulation and Order with Settlement Terms appeared first on Helene L. Taylor.
  • Feb 12

    Stipulation For Custody and Parenting Plan

    Stipulation For Custody and Parenting Plan
    Please Log in to view this content. The post Stipulation For Custody and Parenting Plan appeared first on Helene L. Taylor.
Rank this Week: 76

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Mar 13

    When a common sedative becomes an execution drug

    When a common sedative becomes an execution drug
    Megan McCracken quoted by The New York Times, March 13, 2017 “The states will be watching the legal proceedings out of Ohio, but also the on-the-ground experiences out of Arkansas, Virginia and elsewhere,” said Megan McCracken,…
  • Mar 12

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discusses importance of impartiality

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discusses importance of impartiality
    Susan Gluss quoted by The Daily Californian, March 12, 2017 Gluss said in hosting events such as this, the law school aims to inspire, educate and encourage students to dream big. According to Gluss, there was a sense of camaraderie in the…
  • Mar 11

    Talk of Calexit is a loser

    Talk of Calexit is a loser
    David Carrillo writes for San Francisco Chronicle, March 11, 2017 There is only one narrow path to secession: amending the U.S. Constitution, which requires approval by two-thirds of Congress and 38 of the states. This is a high bar —…
Rank this Week: 73

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
  • Jan 7

    U.S. charges ex-Haiti coup leader with drug trafficking conspiracy | Reuter

    U.S. charges ex-Haiti coup leader with drug trafficking conspiracy | Reuter
    The leader of a 2004 coup that toppled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and who had been wanted for more than a decade by U.S. authorities, was charged on Friday in the United States with engaging in drug trafficking and money…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
Rank this Week: 77

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/
  • Mar 23

    How would you answer this question?

    How would you answer this question?
    While Gorsuch is being grilled on these important questions, Labor nominee Alex Acosta is quietly having his hearings.  From the Miami Herald:“Why cut a non-prosecution deal despite your staff saying you shouldn’t?”…
  • Mar 21

    Shaniek Maynard is your new Ft. Pierce Magistrate

    Shaniek Maynard is your new Ft. Pierce Magistrate
    It's not official yet because she is undergoing her FBI background check.  But that should happen soon.  She grew up in Ft. Pierce and went to Yale Law School.  Seems like an excellent choice.
  • Mar 19

    "Respectfully, and reluctantly, I dissent."

    "Respectfully, and reluctantly, I dissent."
    That was Judge Jordan, dissenting in a death penalty case (Madison vs. Alabama DOC) in which Judge Martin writes for the majority (Wilson joined) that Vernon Madison is incompetent and therefore cannot be executed. Jordan says that's not the…
Rank this Week: 82

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    Why the Democrats are in a win-win situation by filibusetering

    Why the Democrats are in a win-win situation by filibusetering
    Let me say at the outset that I strongly support filibustering the nomination of Judge Gorsuch to join the Supreme Court.  Part of the reason is that I regard his appointment as filling a "stolen seat."  Part of it is that I thought…
  • Mar 20

    Gorsuch/Garland: Is the Supreme Court a “Majoritarian” Institution?

    Gorsuch/Garland: Is the Supreme Court a “Majoritarian” Institution?
               The fact that it is Judge Gorsuch, rather than Judge Garland, for whom confirmation hearings are now underway prompts a return to the question of whether the Supreme Court is…
  • Mar 18

    The Tragedy of the Medicaid Expansion (Part III)

    The Tragedy of the Medicaid Expansion (Part III)
    As far as I can tell, legal treatises and casebook chapters on federalism do not discuss race and my colleagues interested in critical race theory tell me not much is said in that literature about federalism.  That seems a shame, for…
Rank this Week: 80

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Mar 23

    Investment Professionals Inc. Fined $100,000 for Allegedly Exploiting Senior Citizen

    Investment Professionals Inc. Fined $100,000 for Allegedly Exploiting Senior Citizen
    Massachusetts Regulator orders Investment Professionals Inc. (IPI) to pay a fine and restitution Investment Professionals Inc., a broker-dealer based in San Antonio, Texas, has been ordered by the Massachusetts Securities Division to pay a…
  • Mar 23

    Dawn Bennett Loses Arbitration Claim for $1 Million

    Dawn Bennett Loses Arbitration Claim for $1 Million
    Recovery of Investment Losses with Dawn Bennett Have you suffered losses investing with former financial advisor Dawn Bennett? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration. According to…
  • Mar 23

    Mackenzie Affiliates Extend Offer to Purchase UDF IV Share

    Mackenzie Affiliates Extend Offer to Purchase UDF IV Share
    Recovery of Investment Losses in United Development Funding IV (UDF IV) Have you suffered losses investing in United Development Funding IV (UDF IV)? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help through FINRA arbitration. United Development…
Rank this Week: 83

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    FTC Announces Settlement Over Alleged Consent Order Violation

    FTC Announces Settlement Over Alleged Consent Order Violation
    On March 17, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission announced that Upromise, Inc., agreed to pay 500,000 dollars to settle allegations that it violated the terms of a 2012 consent order that required Upromise to provide notice to consumers…
  • Mar 21

    Neiman Marcus Agrees to Settlement in Data Breach Class Action

    Neiman Marcus Agrees to Settlement in Data Breach Class Action
    On March 17, 2017, retailer Neiman Marcus agreed to pay 1.6 million dollars as part of a proposed settlement to a consumer class action lawsuit stemming from a 2013 data breach that allegedly compromised the credit card data of approximately…
  • Mar 17

    CNIL Publishes Six Step Methodology and Tools to Prepare for GDPR

    CNIL Publishes Six Step Methodology and Tools to Prepare for GDPR
    On March 15, 2017, the French data protection authority published a six step methodology and tools for businesses to prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation that will become applicable on May 25, 2018. The six steps are outlined…
Rank this Week: 78

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Mar 22

    An Interesting Decision Involving Inadvertent Production

    An Interesting Decision Involving Inadvertent Production
    In February a federal district court in Virginia issued this opinion on a motion to disqualify counsel for using inadvertently produced documents. Here’s what happened factually: In an effort to share information electronically, Thomas…
  • Mar 20

    Artificial Intelligence to Make Lawyers Obsolete?

    Artificial Intelligence to Make Lawyers Obsolete?
    This Jason Koebler article in the Atlantic speculates on the Rise of Robolawyers. Don’t laugh. I believe it’s coming. From the article: …The most successful robolawyer yet was developed by a British teenager named Joshua…
  • Mar 16

    Sid Salter Explains Who Picks Next 5th Circuit Judge

    Sid Salter Explains Who Picks Next 5th Circuit Judge
    This Sid Salter column in the Clarion-Ledger does an excellent job explaining why Thad Cochran will likely pick the replacement for retiring 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Grady Jolly. The column includes a fascinating story on how then…
Rank this Week: 81

Law is Cool

Law is Cool

Law school blog and podcast from Canada.

http://lawiscool.com
  • Jul 13

    Can we balance work and our personal life?

    Can we balance work and our personal life?
    By: Hilary Bowser It can be extremely difficult to work in the field of law and make time for our family and friends. Many believe that to be successful in our careers we must make sacrifices in our personal life. Is there truly a way to…
  • Jul 9

    by Stephanie Hannah

    by Stephanie Hannah
  • Jul 8

    My Clio Day

    My Clio Day
    By: Hilary Bowser
Rank this Week: 79

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Mar 23

    Posted on The Conversation: The Continuing Saga of the PACE Trial

    Posted on The Conversation: The Continuing Saga of the PACE Trial
    If you are not familiar with The Conversation, I urge you to check it out. It is "an independent source of news and views from the academic and research community, delivered direct to the public." Funded by a number of...
  • Mar 22

    Short Question

    Short Question
    Writing at the always interesting PrawfsBlawg, Howard Wasserman links to this Slate article in which Will Oremus explains why reporters should stop asking complex, mulit-part questions at political press conferences. Says Oremus, "this…
  • Mar 22

    Temple Law Announces Dean Finalist

    Temple Law Announces Dean Finalist
    Temple University School of Law has announced three finalists for the position of Dean. They are A. Benjamin Spencer (Virginia), Robert Ahdieh (Emory), and Gregory Mandel (the current Interim Dean.)
Rank this Week: 85

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jan 11

    Top of the line debt collector defense

    Top of the line debt collector defense
    Client:  C Client Review:  Mr Taras & Mrs Tina are the best team to work on your debt collection defense! They kept me informed on the progress of my case and got the plaintiff to agree to a settlement and I don’t have to…
  • Jan 6

    Attorney Rudnitsky . . .thank you

    Attorney Rudnitsky . . .thank you
    Client:  George Client Review:  Mr. Taras and Ms. Tina are so helpful, knowledgeable and will fight for your case as he did mine with a debt suit. They took my case at a flat rate. He does not nickel and dime you. He is pro active…
  • Oct 18

    Highly Recommend

    Highly Recommend
    Clients:  Joy and Wess Client Review:  Mr. Rudnitsky Was wonderful. I was extremely impressed with the professionalism and courteousness. He fought very hard to get us a win and would not give up till he did! He did exactly what he…
Rank this Week: 84

All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

http://www.allroadsleadtochina.com
  • Jun 29

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer
    I remember having conversations years ago about what Foxconn would do going forward, and whether or not they would be happy as the manufacturer to brands.   The WSJ article, Amid Margin Squeeze, Foxconn Designs Its Own Fate, puts…
  • Jun 9

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!
    A couple of weeks back, while riding the G train back from Nanjing, something caught my eye.  An advertisement by CCTV for what I believe could be one of the best produced shows China has put together.  At first, I had no idea what…
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
Rank this Week: 86

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Mar 22

    Automotive Safety on Full Display at the Chicago Auto Show

    Automotive Safety on Full Display at the Chicago Auto Show
    In February, my wife and I attended the Chicago Auto Show, mostly out of my fetish for new cars. The show is the largest in North America, and it is the longest running auto expo in North America. Nearly 1,000 vehicles are on display, and…
  • Mar 16

    New McDonald’s Hot Coffee Lawsuit: Still Trying To Relive the Liebeck Litigation

    New McDonald’s Hot Coffee Lawsuit: Still Trying To Relive the Liebeck Litigation
    According to reports, a Michigan man has filed suit against McDonald’s, alleging that he was burned by hot coffee at drive-through. The allegations in the case go a little something like this: On December 5, 2016, Carl Honeycutt, while…
  • Mar 8

    Let It Be! Lawsuit Between Beatle Son and Parents of My Cousin Vinny Actress Comes to an End

    Let It Be! Lawsuit Between Beatle Son and Parents of My Cousin Vinny Actress Comes to an End
    According to a report from the New York Post, a lawsuit over a rotting tree in Greenwich Village has settled after two years of litigation. You might not think such a case is a big deal. It is true that tree litigation does not…
Rank this Week: 87

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Mar 11

    Longer Hours Ahead for Medical Resident

    Longer Hours Ahead for Medical Resident
    So now medical residents in hospitals will be able to work up to 28 hours in a shift. I understand the arguments in favor of this proposal.  Longer, and more traditional, hours allow more continuity of care and permits the residents to…
  • Mar 7

    One Year Statute of Limitations Bars Misrepresentation Claim

    One Year Statute of Limitations Bars Misrepresentation Claim
    In Sakaan v. FedEx Corporation, Inc., No. W2016-00648-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 21, 2016), the Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of a misrepresentation claim based on the statute of limitations. Plaintiff had previously been employed…
  • Mar 1

    Plaintiff’s Verdict Affirmed in Head-On Crash Caused by Police

    Plaintiff’s Verdict Affirmed in Head-On Crash Caused by Police
    In Turner v. City of Memphis, No. W2015-02510-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 20, 2016), the Court of Appeals affirmed a verdict for plaintiff following a Tennessee head-on car wreck between plaintiff and a police officer. In December 2012,…
Rank this Week: 90

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 88

Arbitrary and Capricious

Arbitrary and Capricious

Covers criminal law.

http://skellywright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 89