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Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • May 25

    Prince Appears to Be Guilty of One of the Biggest Estate Planning Mistake

    Prince Appears to Be Guilty of One of the Biggest Estate Planning Mistake
    There are four primary mistakes that individuals make with regard to their planning and it appears that the late artist Prince, could have been guilty of one of them. These include: • Having no will • Forgetting to plan ahead for…
  • May 18

    I Am Concerned That My Family Might Contest My Will. How Can I Avoid This?

    I Am Concerned That My Family Might Contest My Will. How Can I Avoid This?
    Many individuals who are going through the process of putting together their estate planning are doing so not just because they are concerned about outlining their wishes clearly, but also so that they can help family members avoid arguments…
  • May 11

    Baby Boomers Must Be Aware of the Number One Estate Planning Issue Impacting Their Generation

    Baby Boomers Must Be Aware of the Number One Estate Planning Issue Impacting Their Generation
    Most people are familiar with the basic tenets of estate planning and understand their benefit. Estate planning, however, is not only about what happens to your assets after you pass away. Instead, it is also about how you plan for your own…
Rank this Week: 413

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 457

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • May 24

    Is Florida Statute Section 316.1933 Unconstitutional?

    Is Florida Statute Section 316.1933 Unconstitutional?
    Florida Statute Section 316.1933 is silent as to whether a warrant is required for a forced blood draw. The statute does however, say that the blood test must be “reasonable.” This reasonableness requirement expressed in Florida…
  • May 24

    Exigent Circumstances for a Forced Blood Draw in Florida DUI Case

    Exigent Circumstances for a Forced Blood Draw in Florida DUI Case
     Warrants for blood draws in misdemeanor DUI cases are not allowed under Florida Law. In a felony case for death or serious bodily injury, Florida Statute 316.1933 purports to allow a forced and warrantless blood draw, although the…
  • May 24

    Is a Warrant Required for a Forced Blood Test in a DUI Fatality or Serious Bodily Injury Case in Florida?

    Is a Warrant Required for a Forced Blood Test in a DUI Fatality or Serious Bodily Injury Case in Florida?
    For DUI cases involving death or serious bodily injury with a forced blood draw, a warrant is required. Without a warrant, the criminal defense attorney can file a motion to suppress the blood and blood test results. The only exception to the…
Rank this Week: 603

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey divorce and family law. By The Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    To Reduce Alimony In N.J., Any Reduction Of Income Cannot Be Deemed “Temporary”

    To Reduce Alimony In N.J., Any Reduction Of Income Cannot Be Deemed “Temporary”
    One of the most challenging issues facing this New Jersey divorce attorney is when a previous client comes back to our law firm to reduce alimony. The lawyers at our firm must then immediately examine whether or not the decrease in our…
  • May 6

    Alimony, Cohabitation, Settlement Agreements and New Jersey Divorce Law

    Alimony, Cohabitation, Settlement Agreements and New Jersey Divorce Law
    As a New Jersey attorney for the past few decades, I embrace that alimony is the most contentious financial disputes that litigants’ face when a divorce occurs. Moreover, after the divorce has been concluded, anyone who has to pay…
  • May 2

    May I Pay Child Support Directly To My Child?

    May I Pay Child Support Directly To My Child?
    Yes, under certain circumstances, the parent paying child support may pay part of their support obligation directly to a child who is an adult yet unemancipated under New Jersey law. As child support lawyers, the attorneys at our law firm…
Rank this Week: 400

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Covers quirky questions in employment law. By Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
  • May 24

    Quirky Question #279: Concerted Activity in 140 Characters or Le

    Quirky Question #279: Concerted Activity in 140 Characters or Le
    Question: I am a manager in a medium-sized retailer that has locations and employees in 16 states.  The company maintains a social media policy, which was recently updated.  Last week, I noticed that one of our employees posted some…
  • May 18

    Quirky Question #278: DOL Doubles the FLSA Salary Basis Threshold

    Quirky Question #278: DOL Doubles the FLSA Salary Basis Threshold
    Question: Where can I find more information about the DOL’s doubling of the FLSA salary basis threshold? Did they make other changes? As an employer, what does this mean for me? And how long do I have to prepare? Answer: By Marilyn…
  • Apr 28

    Quirky Question #277: Passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act

    Quirky Question #277: Passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act
    Question: I saw something on the news about some new trade secrets legislation. What’s going on with that? Will it help employers better protect their trade secrets? Answer: By Joel O’Malley Indeed, employers have something to…
Rank this Week: 368

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Symantic's Tactical Cyber Security…

    Symantic's Tactical Cyber Security Checklist: this is good advice and easy to do.
  • May 24

    Good News for Data Breach Defendants: a…

    Good News for Data Breach Defendants: a Pennsylvania appeals court has upheld a trial court's determination that the class action route is inappropriate for litigation regarding data breaches.  The claims are too individual, particularly…
  • May 23

    Often mentioned possibility comes to…

    Often mentioned possibility comes to fruition: Kansas Heart Hospital got hit by a ransomware attack last week and paid the ransom to get their data back.  The hackers returned for a second bite, but this time the hospital is not paying.…
Rank this Week: 435

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Medical Device Injuries: FDA Data Reveals Increasing Risk

    Medical Device Injuries: FDA Data Reveals Increasing Risk
    The FDA receives thousands of reports each year detailing the deaths, serious injuries, and malfunctions associated with medical... Read More The post Medical Device Injuries: FDA Data Reveals Increasing Risk appeared first on The Expert…
  • May 23

    Communication Breakdowns in the Emergency Department as a Source of Malpractice

    Communication Breakdowns in the Emergency Department as a Source of Malpractice
    It is well-known that medical errors are common across the Unites States healthcare system, and many of these... Read More The post Communication Breakdowns in the Emergency Department as a Source of Malpractice appeared first on The Expert…
  • May 17

    Best Practices for Avoiding Expert Witness Disqualification

    Best Practices for Avoiding Expert Witness Disqualification
    As is the case with attorneys, conflict of interests may disqualify an expert witness from testifying on behalf... Read More The post Best Practices for Avoiding Expert Witness Disqualification appeared first on The Expert Institute.
Rank this Week: 455

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 499

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • May 23

    What Will the Court Do if We Can’t Agree on a School?

    What Will the Court Do if We Can’t Agree on a School?
    Parents with joint legal decision-making rights face this issue all the time.  What if the parents can’t agree on what school the child will attend?   This comes up when a child is first starting kindergarten, again when…
  • Mar 14

    Telling the Children About Divorce

    Telling the Children About Divorce
    Here’s something family lawyers get asked all the time:   How do we tell the kids?   This HuffPost article addresses it in a pretty direct way, by age group.   At all ages, it seems that the things children are most…
  • Feb 24

    Domestic Violence and Abuse Trainings – current

    Domestic Violence and Abuse Trainings – current
    Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence has several upcoming trainings that can help meet the DV and child abuse requirements for those issuing reports in court matters — see their events calendar here. More trainings are…
Rank this Week: 540

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Fee Fi Fo Feoffmente

    Fee Fi Fo Feoffmente
    Bankruptcy law is an area I'm unfamiliar and I wanted to understand a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, so I attempted to do some research, here it is.On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Husky International Electronics, Inc. v. Ritz.…
  • May 20

    Five Funky Washington Law

    Five Funky Washington Law
    Image credit: Emily, Law Library InternI love finding obscure facts online. This week I stumbled across an interesting law and wondered what other weird laws Washington has. I hope you enjoy these five funky Washington laws!Image…
  • May 12

    Ten Tips for Law Students to Get the Most Out of Their Summer Legal Job

    Ten Tips for Law Students to Get the Most Out of Their Summer Legal Job
    That is the title of a post on Justia's Verdict site.Written by Vikram David Amar and Greg Miarecki (University of Illinois College of Law), these tips are specific and practical.If you don't have time to read the post, browse this short…
Rank this Week: 367

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • May 22

    Lawsuit Alleges Dental Malpractice

    Lawsuit Alleges Dental Malpractice
    Dentists, just like doctors, are required to provide patients with proper care. When you visit the dentist you trust that they will help you, rather than hurt you. A woman recently filed a lawsuit claiming that her dentist was negligent,…
  • May 17

    Dentist Blamed for Negligence after Causing Injury

    Dentist Blamed for Negligence after Causing Injury
    Dental procedures are supposed to be safe and, for the most part, pain-free. Yet this was certainly not the case for one local man. The man visited the dentist, and it was determined that he required a tooth extraction. The extraction…
  • May 13

    French “Dentist of Horror” Found Guilty, Sentenced to Jail

    French “Dentist of Horror” Found Guilty, Sentenced to Jail
    Many people are afraid of going to the dentist, even though dental practices have improved greatly over the last decades. Special dental practices even offer gentle dentistry to accommodate terrified patients. One dentist in France has done…
Rank this Week: 519

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Covers Episcopal (Anglican) canon law, church property lawsuits, and church governance.

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Wait: the Dept. of Justice Is Supposed to Do Justice??

    Wait: the Dept. of Justice Is Supposed to Do Justice??
    The courts are slapping Obama's US Attorneys with reprimands and sanctions, from all parts of the country. On Thursday, federal Judge Andrew Hanen in Brownsville, Texas filed an extraordinary order in the immigration case (Texas v. United…
  • May 17

    ECUSA Loses (Again) in Quincy; San Joaquin Seeks Review

    ECUSA Loses (Again) in Quincy; San Joaquin Seeks Review
    [Note to new readers: You may be surprised at the degree of bias evident in this post, but I do not apologize. After eight years of participating in and writing about all of the matters collected under the links at this page, your Curmudgeon…
  • May 10

    What's Wrong with the Law, and in Particular, with Harvard Law School

    What's Wrong with the Law, and in Particular, with Harvard Law School
    This is one of the more remarkable, blatant and contemptuous liberal screeds ever to appear on the Internet. I graduated almost fifty years ago from the school where this man now teaches, and to connect the dots from then to now is a task…
Rank this Week: 570

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employer retaliation. By Buckley Beal LLP.

http://www.atlantaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 21

    Airbnb Faces Race Discrimination Lawsuit

    Airbnb Faces Race Discrimination Lawsuit
    Airbnb, the popular vacation rental site that allows people to rent out their homes, or stay in other’s homes around the world, is being sued for race discrimination. According to a recent news reports, an African American man has…
  • May 10

    Transgender Bathroom Laws and Discrimination

    Transgender Bathroom Laws and Discrimination
    Recently, transgender bathroom laws have received a lot of media attention, and have caused significant controversy in may states. In order to help employers understand their responsibilities and employees under stand their rights, the Equal…
  • Apr 26

    Georgia To Vote on Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill

    Georgia To Vote on Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill
    On May 3rd, the Georgia legislature is set to vote on the anti-gay “religious liberty” bill, which gives faith based organizations the option to deny certain services to gay people. Proponents argue that the bill protects…
Rank this Week: 448

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Covers adoption, family law, surrogacy and mediation. By Harden Jackson LLC.

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • May 20

    Increased Compensation for Egg Donors in Denmark

    Increased Compensation for Egg Donors in Denmark
    Denmark's parliament has decided to nearly triple the pay that women who donate eggs may receive. There has been a shortage in available donor eggs, which has led some women to go abroad in search of egg donors, where the cost is far greater.…
  • May 20

    Increased Compensation for Egg Donors in Denmark

    Increased Compensation for Egg Donors in Denmark
    Denmark's parliament has decided to nearly triple the pay that women who donate eggs may receive. There has been a shortage in available donor eggs, which has led some women to go abroad in search of egg donors, where the cost is far greater.…
  • May 20

    Increased Compensation for Egg Donors in Denmark

    Increased Compensation for Egg Donors in Denmark
    Denmark’s parliament has decided to nearly triple the pay that women who donate eggs may receive. There has been a shortage in available donor eggs, which has led some women to go abroad in search of egg donors, where the cost is far…
Rank this Week: 378

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • May 20

    Intervening Medical Circumstances and Homicide in West Virginia – State v. Surbaugh

    Intervening Medical Circumstances and Homicide in West Virginia – State v. Surbaugh
    When an individual is charged with committing a crime, a prosecutor has the obligation to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, the elements of that crime in order to obtain a conviction. This often includes establishing that the defendant…
  • May 6

    Sex Offender Registration Requirements in West Virginia – State v. Beegle

    Sex Offender Registration Requirements in West Virginia – State v. Beegle
    In West Virginia, and other states throughout the country, when individuals are convicted of committing sex crimes, they are required to join their state sex offender registry. This registry is used to keep track of where sex offenders live…
  • Apr 29

    Unreasonable Search and Seizure under the Fourth Amendment – United States v. Palmer

    Unreasonable Search and Seizure under the Fourth Amendment – United States v. Palmer
    The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution is a fundamental pillar of protection for the rights of criminal defendants and all those seeking to protect their individual freedoms.  Central to the Fourth Amendment is the…
Rank this Week: 487

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • May 19

    Divorce Law in Korea

    Divorce Law in Korea
    Jeremy D. Morley Grounds for Divorce in Korea A divorce may be obtained in Korea based on the mutual consent of the spouses. Art. 834, Korean Civil Code. Both spouses need to agree and appear in court in Korea. Alternatively, the grounds…
  • May 17

    Israel: Child Custody in the Religious Court

    Israel: Child Custody in the Religious Court
    Jeremy D. Morleywww.international-divorce.comBelow are extracts from a lengthy article on legal problems that arise in Israel from divorce in the ultra-orthodox Jewish community. We have represented several clients in similar matters,…
  • May 13

    Prenuptial Agreements in India

    Prenuptial Agreements in India
    By ​Jeremy MorleyIndia has no law on prenuptial or post nuptial agreements. Such agreements are not common in India and are contrary to Indian customs and views about marriage. Nevertheless, the global publicity about celebrity…
Rank this Week: 507

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • May 18

    The Art of a Well-Drafted Construction Contract

    The Art of a Well-Drafted Construction Contract
    by Mark A. Cobb We always enjoy sharing great blog articles with you. Sometimes, the topics just happen by themselves, sometimes they are based upon a real-life experience with a client or opposing counsel, other times they are more…
  • May 5

    Federal Court Rules that Subcontractor Duties Are Not Terminated by Contractor’s Modest Underpayment

    Federal Court Rules that Subcontractor Duties Are Not Terminated by Contractor’s Modest Underpayment
    by Stephanie Dodson Dougherty The Mar-Paul Company, Inc. (“Mar-Paul”) entered into an electrical subcontract with Butch-Kavitz, Inc. (“Butch”) for a renovation project at the Tobyhanna Army Depot in Pennsylvania owned…
  • Apr 15

    Notice of Intent to Lien in Georgia

    Notice of Intent to Lien in Georgia
    by Mark A. Cobb Many clients ask about Georgia’s Notice of Intent to File Lien requirements, and there are always surprised to hear the short answer: Georgia does not require any type of Notice of Intent to File Lien. However, the…
Rank this Week: 506

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • May 18

    Radio Berkman 237: The Chilling Effect

    Radio Berkman 237: The Chilling Effect
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg The effects of surveillance on human behavior have long been discussed and documented in the real world. That nervous feeling you get when you notice a police officer or a security camera? The…
  • May 11

    Ellery Biddle on The Internetish Things of Cuba: Open Source and ‘in the Clear’

    Ellery Biddle on The Internetish Things of Cuba: Open Source and ‘in the Clear’
    What is it like to use the Internet in fits and starts? How do communities with limited access to the global Internet use digital tools? Beyond sensational media narratives about Havana’s WiFi hotspots and the paquete semanal, there is…
  • May 11

    Ellery Biddle on The Internetish Things of Cuba: Open Source and ‘in the Clear’ [AUDIO]

    Ellery Biddle on The Internetish Things of Cuba: Open Source and ‘in the Clear’ [AUDIO]
    What is it like to use the Internet in fits and starts? How do communities with limited access to the global Internet use digital tools? Beyond sensational media narratives about Havana’s WiFi hotspots and the paquete semanal, there is…
Rank this Week: 482

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Covers wage and hour law developments. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 475

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Law Firm of Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 416

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
  • May 17

    They’re Here: White Collar Exemption Revisions Announced

    They’re Here: White Collar Exemption Revisions Announced
    Authored by Alex Passantino Tomorrow, the Department of Labor’s long-awaited revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s white collar exemption will be announced. Although there certainly will be additional nuance identified…
  • May 16

    Plaintiffs’ Bar Sets Sights on New Lawsuits Following DOL Rule Amendment

    Plaintiffs’ Bar Sets Sights on New Lawsuits Following DOL Rule Amendment
    Co-authored by Richard Alfred, Brett Bartlett, and Noah Finkel The Department of Labor’s release of the new exemption regulations appears imminent. As we have reported in a number of posts, these new rules are expected to nearly…
  • May 5

    New FLSA Overtime Exemption Rules Expected Imminently

    New FLSA Overtime Exemption Rules Expected Imminently
    By: Seyfarth Shaw’s Wage Hour Litigation Practice Group Seyfarth Synopsis: As early as next week, the Department of Labor is expected to issue its final rule implementing revisions to the regulations governing the application of the…
Rank this Week: 606

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • May 17

    Heffernan v. City of Paterson - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Heffernan v. City of Paterson - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On April 26, 2016, the Supreme Court decided Heffernan v. City of Paterson. Jeffrey Heffernan was a police officer for the City of Paterson, New Jersey. A fellow police officer observed Heffernan picking up a campaign sign for the…
  • May 16

    Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On April 19, 2016, the Supreme Court decided Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing and several consolidated companion cases. The Court considered whether Maryland encroached on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC)…
  • May 16

    Bank Markazi v. Peterson - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Bank Markazi v. Peterson - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On April 20, 2016, the Supreme Court decided Bank Markazi v. Peterson. The Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 makes a designated set of assets available to satisfy the judgments gained in separate actions by victims…
Rank this Week: 586

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers Canadian immigration law from a Toronto perspective. By Max Chaudhary.

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • May 17

    English and French Language and Immigration to Canada – What Amount of Skill is Needed?

    English and French Language and Immigration to Canada – What Amount of Skill is Needed?
    The Express Entry system constitutes the gateway to filing a skilled worker application to live in Canada permanently. It is apparent that (at least with respect to the Canada Experience Class category), the minimum level of English or French…
  • May 4

    Faster Citizenship Processing – For Some

    Faster Citizenship Processing – For Some
    The current system for acquiring Canadian citizenship is a more straightforward one.  The current system now relies on an assessment of  physical presence in Canada.  The amount of days needed in Canada (after Bill C-6 is…
  • Apr 26

    Passports and Benefits They Confer: International Experience Cla

    Passports and Benefits They Confer: International Experience Cla
    Depending on your country of citizenship, as well as your age (usually under 30 or under 35 years), you may be eligible for an International Experience Class visa. General Information is at Become a candidate – International Experience…
Rank this Week: 510

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

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

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • May 17

    Can you copyright a recipe?

    Can you copyright a recipe?
    The BBC has announced that it will drop its online website for recipes in an effort to generate savings. This has raised quite a few eyebrows, with the hashtag #bbcrecipes currently the top UK trending topic on Twitter. This has prompted a…
  • May 12

    Can HBO use copyright to remove Game of Thrones spoiler videos?

    Can HBO use copyright to remove Game of Thrones spoiler videos?
    A very interesting case has been developing this week to highlight several issues surrounding the DMCA take-down procedure, and the protection of copyright story elements such as plot, story and dialogue. The case involves the YouTube channel…
  • Apr 30

    Can you copyright the Klingon language?

    Can you copyright the Klingon language?
    There has been a disturbance in the Force, have you felt it? Wait, wrong franchise. To Boldly Go Where No Copyright Suit Has Gone Before! Yes, Qapla’ ! Occasionally there are cases that seem to be tailor-made for legal geeks: Naruto v…
Rank this Week: 424

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

Covers current antitrust news and regulatory developments. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
  • May 16

    FTC Suffers Setback in Campaign to Slow the Rising Tide of Healthcare Consolidation

    FTC Suffers Setback in Campaign to Slow the Rising Tide of Healthcare Consolidation
    The FTC just suffered a major setback in its concerted efforts to challenge the ever growing number of consolidations in the healthcare industry, failing to secure a preliminary injunction to block a hospital merger in central…
  • Apr 29

    European Court of Justice to Rule on Legality of Online Sales Ban

    European Court of Justice to Rule on Legality of Online Sales Ban
    An appeal court in Frankfurt has asked the European Court of Justice to clarify the application of the competition rules to online sales. The Frankfurt court made its request in the context of a dispute between a leader in beauty products…
  • Mar 21

    China’s Anti-Unfair Competition Law Is Poised For An Update

    China’s Anti-Unfair Competition Law Is Poised For An Update
    Since 2010, China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) and the State Council Legislative Affairs Office (SCLAO) have been revising China’s Anti-Unfair Competition Law of 1993 (AUCL). This February the SCLAO…
Rank this Week: 512

ClassActionBlawg.com

ClassActionBlawg.com

Features class action news, commentary, and analysis. By Paul Karlsgodt.

http://classactionblawg.com
Rank this Week: 574

California Credit Law Blog

California Credit Law Blog

Covers consumer credit law. By Anderson, Ogilvie & Brewer LLC.

http://www.californiacreditlaw.com/
  • May 16

    FICO on Understanding Credit Score

    FICO on Understanding Credit Score
    FICO credit scores are used by 90% of lenders. For a thorough explanation of how FICO scores are computed, go to FICO’s website, myfico.com. FICO’s booklet on the subject covers the subject, which you may download here.
  • May 5

    New CFPB Rule–Banks and Finance Companies Will be Barred from Using Forced Arbitration to ban Class Action

    New CFPB Rule–Banks and Finance Companies Will be Barred from Using Forced Arbitration to ban Class Action
    Banks and payday lenders have had a good deal going for a while: They could break the law, trick their customers in illegal ways, and not have to face any consumer lawsuits. Armed by some pretty bad 5-4 Supreme Court decisions, they could…
  • May 4

    Millions of Consumers Are “Credit Invisible”

    Millions of Consumers Are “Credit Invisible”
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has a report on the 26 million Americans who are “credit invisible.” The Bureau found that one in every 10 adults do not have any credit history with a nationwide consumer…
Rank this Week: 527

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • May 13

    Retirement Outmoded Concept

    Retirement Outmoded Concept
    Have you ever wondered where the concept of retirement originated? A German/Prussian statesman, Otto von Bismark, engineered the concept of retirement in the 1870s not as some altruistic effort to assist his aging countrymen, but rather to…
  • May 13

    Retirement Outmoded Concept

    Retirement Outmoded Concept
    Have you ever wondered where the concept of retirement originated? A German/Prussian statesman, Otto von Bismark, engineered the concept of retirement in the 1870s not as some altruistic effort to assist his aging countrymen, but rather to…
  • May 6

    What You Read on the Internet

    What You Read on the Internet
    I imagine that physicians become frustrated with patients who demand certain medications believing that it’s necessary after watching a television advertisement. You can’t turn on a news program without being bombarded with drug…
Rank this Week: 474

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

Discusses short-term and long-term disability cases. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 461

Jusweek!

Jusweek!

Covers law, society, humor and geopolitics. In Portuguese.

http://jusweek.wordpress.com/
  • May 12

    Os melhores seriados para quem gosta de história

    Os melhores seriados para quem gosta de história
    Vamos falar de um assunto que quase todo mundo gosta: seriados! Você, provavelmente, também deve ser fã de pelo menos …Continuar lendo →
  • Mar 9

    Filho maior de 18 anos deve provar que precisa de pensão alimentícia

    Filho maior de 18 anos deve provar que precisa de pensão alimentícia
    Filho maior de 18 anos deve provar a necessidade de pensão alimentícia. Esse foi o entendimento firmado pela 3ª Turma …Continuar lendo →
  • Mar 8

    A história do Dia da Mulher

    A história do Dia da Mulher
    Há mais de uma versão para a origem do Dia Internacional da Mulher, mas todas remetem a greves de trabalhadoras …Continuar lendo →
Rank this Week: 534

Boalt Bulletin Board

Boalt Bulletin Board

An online forum for non-event announcements. From Berkeley Law.

http://bbb.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • May 11

    Volunteer to work as an Election Day Observer for the June 7, 2016, Presidential Primary

    Volunteer to work as an Election Day Observer for the June 7, 2016, Presidential Primary
    We’re currently recruiting volunteers to work as Election Day Observers for the upcoming June 7, 2016, Presidential Primary Election, and I’m contacting you to see if students from your program would be interested in volunteering.…
  • Feb 12

    Public Law Student Writing Competition

    Public Law Student Writing Competition
    This competition provides students an opportunity to publish an article in the statewide publication — the Public Law Journal, and to win a $2,000 cash prize.  The winning student will also receive the award at a reception at the…
  • Feb 12

    ABA Competition for Best Essay on Professional Responsibility

    ABA Competition for Best Essay on Professional Responsibility
    $5,000 AWARD FOR BEST ESSAY THE 2016 ED MENDRZYCKI ESSAY CONTEST SPONSORED BY THE ABA STANDING COMMITTEE ON LAWYERS’ PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY AND LONG & LEVIT LLP FOR LAW STUDENTS AND YOUNG LAWYERS POSTMARK DEADLINE EXTENDED: MARCH 4,…
Rank this Week: 587

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers warrants, license suspension, Massachusetts criminal offenses, and criminal defense issues. By Lewin & Lewin.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 9

    Doctor Avoids Criminal Complaint

    Doctor Avoids Criminal Complaint
    On May 24,2015, OM, a Dentist practicing in Boston, was cited on the Massachusetts Turnpike for several civil motor vehicle infractions. She was found responsible and neglected to pay the civil assessments. On June 29, 2015 her license was…
  • Mar 25

    PROBATION VIOLATION LOWELL DISTRICT COURT

    PROBATION VIOLATION LOWELL DISTRICT COURT
    On April 8, 2015, ET, a 31 year old cable installer from Melrose, was placed on probation for two years in Lowell District Court for a second offense DUI case.  His probation included terms that he obey all criminal laws, that he…
  • Mar 25

    SHOPLIFTING CASE DIVERTED: ASIAN COLLEGE STUDENT

    SHOPLIFTING CASE DIVERTED: ASIAN COLLEGE STUDENT
    KM, an eighteen year old college student, was caught shoplifting at Kohl’s in North Andover on February 13, 2016. She had picked up make-up to the tune of $190.00 and hidden it in her coat pocket. Unfortunately for her a loss prevention…
Rank this Week: 468

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

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

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 393

Michigan Estate Planning Lawyer…

Michigan Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers trusts, probate, elder law, and estate planning. By Witzke Berry Carter & Wander PLLC.

http://www.michiganestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • May 9

    Tips When Registering Your trademark With an Attorney

    Tips When Registering Your trademark With an Attorney
    When you are looking to brand a business, you need to begin by registering a trademark. A trademark is essentially a sign, design or unique expression that is recognisable. Through the use of trademark registration, you can be sure that other…
  • Oct 15

    KNOWING MARYLAND’S MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND WHEN TO CALL A LAWYER

    KNOWING MARYLAND’S MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND WHEN TO CALL A LAWYER
    That opening line of the Hippocratic Oath isn’t always so uncomplicated as it is brief. Maryland medical malpractice lawyers engage hundreds, if not thousands of cases yearly in which medical professionals left their patients in worse…
  • Oct 9

    Looking At Bankruptcy Law In California

    Looking At Bankruptcy Law In California
    Setbacks are common in life. If your financial situation has spiraled out of control it’s wise that you apply for insolvency. Paths of Alleviation Personal bankruptcy laws supply you with two paths for relief: chapter 7 as well as…
Rank this Week: 567

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • May 9

    To BRI or Not to BRI, That Is the Question

    To BRI or Not to BRI, That Is the Question
    A good argument can be made that a given panel of PTAB judges will construe claims in the manner that makes most sense to them, regardless of the legal rubric they are assigned. Indeed, we can draw a direct analogy from the experience…
  • May 9

    Facebook advertising revenue jumps on mobile advertising revenue surge

    Facebook advertising revenue jumps on mobile advertising revenue surge
    Facebook’s mobile advertising numbers were so good that its entire advertising revenue stream surged ahead 57 percent when compared with 2015’s first quarter, up from $3.31 billion to $5.2 billion. Advertising is the major chunk…
  • May 8

    Study: Media use of the term “patent troll” negatively predisposes readers, court

    Study: Media use of the term “patent troll” negatively predisposes readers, court
    "Patent troll," the term employed by leading newspapers, magazines and online publications to describe how some patents are owned and used, provides a prejudicial impression of patent licensing that unfairly influences attitudes towards…
Rank this Week: 593

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • May 8

    OMG! Text Messages May Form Binding Real Estate Contract, Land Court Rule

    OMG! Text Messages May Form Binding Real Estate Contract, Land Court Rule
    Text Messages Enforceable As Written Contract, Court Rules With the proliferation of email and texts as the primary method of communications in real estate negotiations, it was just a matter of time before Massachusetts courts were faced with…
  • May 3

    Landlords Cannot Refuse to Rent to Criminals, Says Obama HUD

    Landlords Cannot Refuse to Rent to Criminals, Says Obama HUD
    Widespread Racial Disparities In Criminal Justice System Justifies New Policy Last week the Obama administration released new controversial Fair Housing guidelines telling the nation’s landlords that it may be discriminatory for…
  • Apr 28

    Landlord’s Failure To Pay $3.26 Security Deposit Interest Stops Eviction, SJC Rule

    Landlord’s Failure To Pay $3.26 Security Deposit Interest Stops Eviction, SJC Rule
    Landlords Cry Foul Over Ruling In a ruling which reaffirms Massachusetts’ place as one of the most landlord-unfriendly jurisdictions in the country, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled yesterday that a landlord’s minor security…
Rank this Week: 516

CBL Business Law Blog

CBL Business Law Blog

Explores business law issues as they relate to SMEs in the UK and any international business wanting to trade in Britain. By Cousins Business Law.

http://www.business-lawfirm.co.uk/blog/
  • May 4

    What will a Brexit mean for SMEs?

    What will a Brexit mean for SMEs?
    Most voters say they don’t feel they have enough information to make a reasoned decision on whether or not to opt for a Brexit. The only ones who appear certain on the issues are the politicians on both sides who repeat so-called facts,…
  • May 4

    Tips for commercial landowners to avoid noise nuisance claim

    Tips for commercial landowners to avoid noise nuisance claim
    Commercial landowners should always take care to avoid claims for noise nuisance where any activity on their premises is likely to cause nuisance to neighbours. A recent case has highlighted the issues. In 2006 Mr and Mrs Peires bought a 6…
  • Apr 27

    Brexit: how your business contracts might be affected

    Brexit: how your business contracts might be affected
    If the result of the referendum due to take place on 23rd June is that the British people vote to leave the EU, what might be the consequences for your business contracts?    This article is not intended to be an argument in…
Rank this Week: 412

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • May 3

    Listeria Outbreak tied to Frozen Vegetable

    Listeria Outbreak tied to Frozen Vegetable
    Since March 2016, CDC has been collaborating with public health officials in several states and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes... Continue Reading
  • Apr 1

    Listeria on Broccoli?

    Listeria on Broccoli?
    Alimentos Congelados, S.A. (Pinula) is voluntarily recalling 1,800 cases of Frozen Broccoli Cuts because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and... Continue Reading
  • Mar 18

    Raw Milk Strikes Again

    Raw Milk Strikes Again
    CDC and several states are investigating an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections (listeriosis). Listeria can cause a serious, life-threatening illness. Collaborative investigative efforts of state, local, and federal public health...…
Rank this Week: 543

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

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

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 568

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage…

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.massachusetts-alcoholic-beverage-licensing.com/
  • Apr 28

    Dedham Selectmen Say No to Hooter

    Dedham Selectmen Say No to Hooter
    The Dedham Board of Selectmen have said no to a Hooters restaurant. The board voted unanimously to deny the controversial restaurant a liquor license transfer from Summer Shack, the establishment that previously operated at the proposed…
  • Apr 28

    BYOB Soon to Become Reality in Boston

    BYOB Soon to Become Reality in Boston
    The day when certain Boston diners can bring their own bottle of chardonnay or can of pale ale to their favorite neighborhood haunt drew closer this week with approval of BYOB by another city panel, as reported by the Boston Globe. The…
  • Apr 27

    Foxborough Liquor License Dropped From Town Meeting Warrant

    Foxborough Liquor License Dropped From Town Meeting Warrant
    There will be one less license request than expected at May's Annual Town Meeting. Tuesday night, the selectmen voted 4-1 to approve Article 17 which will allow the town to petition the state for two additional restaurant licenses for the…
Rank this Week: 399

Atlanta Car Accident Attorney Blog

Atlanta Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers injury law. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantacaraccidentattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Should You Settle Your Atlanta Car Accident Claim?

    Should You Settle Your Atlanta Car Accident Claim?
    If you or someone you love has been hurt or killed in a car accident, you may be facing substantial costs for the injuries incurred or you may be facing substantial financial loss due to your loved ones death. National Highway Traffic Safety…
  • Apr 21

    The Rising Risk of Atlanta Pedestrian Accident

    The Rising Risk of Atlanta Pedestrian Accident
    Pedestrian deaths have been increasing nationwide, and drivers and pedestrians need to be aware of the significant risk on the roads. As the summer weather approaches, understanding the dangers of pedestrian accidents becomes even more…
  • Apr 14

    Summer is Atlanta Motorcycle Accident Season

    Summer is Atlanta Motorcycle Accident Season
    The summer is the most dangerous time of the year for motorcycle collisions. As warm spring and summer weather arrive, many more people use their motorcycles to commute or enjoy going on motorcycle rides for pleasure. Unfortunately, drivers…
Rank this Week: 550

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Apr 27

    Who Owns Your Favorite Pundit? How to Follow the Money

    Who Owns Your Favorite Pundit? How to Follow the Money
    Most of your favorite pundits are owned by the same big donors who control elections. These relationships are never disclosed. You can, however, help me expose the corrupt. Go to Guidestar.org It's free to register. Search for the name of the…
  • Feb 10

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter
    Clifford Durand is a student at St. John's University who recently threatened to "smash" a "bitch" in his class because she had a Donald Trump sticker on her computer. (You can find an archive of the Tweet here.) None of…
  • Jan 25

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life
    Marc Randazza is a lawyer's lawyer. When someone threatened you with a lawsuit or some up drama came up, Randazza was the man you called. He was more generous with his time than any lawyer I'd ever known. As one of his many lawyer-clients,…
Rank this Week: 579

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: 386

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Covers case law, news, practical advocacy advice, and developments in state and federal statutes and regulations regarding special education law. By Charles Fox.

http://specialedlaw.blogs.com/home/
  • Apr 22

    COPAA Applauds FDA Ban On Use of Electrical Stimulation

    COPAA Applauds FDA Ban On Use of Electrical Stimulation
    I am reproducing this press release from COPAA. It is always great to have a reason to celebrate progress even if long overdue. Ban specifically prohibits use due to significant psychological and physical risks. There is much more work…
  • Apr 8

    Self-Employment for Persons with Disabilitie

    Self-Employment for Persons with Disabilitie
    Our recent series of articles on the employment rates and work challenges experienced by persons with disabilities paid only a glancing look at perhaps one of the most viable employment options for persons with disabilities—that of…
  • Apr 6

    Preparing for Housing Option

    Preparing for Housing Option
    Housing for people with disabilities is an ongoing and evolving issue with many facets. I have a well respected friend and colleague, Terry Steinberg, who has just launched an online series on this important topic. I realize that this…
Rank this Week: 439

Record on Appeal

Record on Appeal

Focuses on case law analysis, appellate events, and other topics in the area of appellate law. By Rebecca A. Copeland.

http://www.recordonappeal.com/
  • Apr 22

    The Republic of the Marshall Islands Seeks Associate Justice

    The Republic of the Marshall Islands Seeks Associate Justice
    The Republic of the Marshall Islands recently announced that it is seeking an Associate Justice for its "High Court." The High Court is a court of general jurisdiction, and justices of the court are sometimes called upon to sit on a…
  • Mar 23

    Order Denying Absolute Legislative Immunity Immediately Appealable Under Collateral Order Doctrine

    Order Denying Absolute Legislative Immunity Immediately Appealable Under Collateral Order Doctrine
    On February 22, 2016, the HAWSCT issued an opinion in Mark H. K. Greer v. Rosalyn H. Baker, et al., SCWC-15-0000034, holding that an order denying a motion to dismiss based on absolute legislative immunity is immediately appealable under the…
  • Mar 21

    Motions to Stay in the Hawaii Appellate Court

    Motions to Stay in the Hawaii Appellate Court
    On March 14, 2016, the HSBA Appellate Section hosted two staff attorneys who work at the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeal to discuss the topic of motions to stay. The following information and practice pointers were provided: Hawaii Rules…
Rank this Week: 536