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Responsabilidad y Derecho

Responsabilidad y Derecho

Covers the development of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Colombia.

http://responsabilidadyderecho.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    Sobre el "Registro de Contribuyentes Socialmente Responsables" de la AFIP... Y una pregunta para hacerse.

    Sobre el "Registro de Contribuyentes Socialmente Responsables" de la AFIP... Y una pregunta para hacerse.
    A finales del 2012, la Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos de Argentina, mejor conocida como la AFIP *, expidió la resolución Nº 3424 de 2012 (vigente desde el 2 de enero 2013), mediante la cual se…
  • Mar 18

    La materia ambiental en la Constitución Política Colombiana

    La materia ambiental en la Constitución Política Colombiana
    El reconocimiento que el Constituyente de 1991 hizo del Medio Ambiente como elemento esencial para el desarrollo humano, al igual que el establecimiento de su defensa como objetivo de principio dentro de la forma organizativa del Estado…
  • Jan 17

    Buen Gobierno en las Relaciones Laborale

    Buen Gobierno en las Relaciones Laborale
    Entrevista al abogado y filósofo colombiano, Julio César Carrillo, especialista en Derecho Laboral y en Pedagogía de los Valores, en la que habla sobre la importancia de humanizar tanto la concepción como la…
Rank this Week: 395

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense…

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense Issues

Covers Long Island criminal defense law. By Joseph Potashnik & Associates PLLC.

http://jpcriminaldefense.com/new-york-federal-criminal-defense
Rank this Week: 397

Law People

Law People

Covers associate development, coaching, culture, management, mentoring and succession. By Ronda Muir.

http://www.lawpeopleblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    Emotion at Work: More on Anger, Crying and Gender

    Emotion at Work: More on Anger, Crying and Gender
    We published an entry on “That Old Crying Feeling” in 2011 that won the BlawgWorld Pick of the Week, and generated a lot of hits and discussion about displaying emotions in the office. We noted, among other things, that Michael…
  • Mar 26

    Culture and Competence

    Culture and Competence
    The Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at Georgetown University Law Center and TAGLaw recently published a survey showing the value of their culture to the growth strategies of mid-sized law firms. First, these high-culture…
  • Mar 25

    Migrating to a New Platform

    Migrating to a New Platform
    This blog has outlived its initial platform!  Please bear with us as we migrate to a new one over the next month. Our new look and functions will be worth it.  The Team at Law People Blog
Rank this Week: 434

Missouri Accident Lawyer Blog

Missouri Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers acar accidents, motorcycle crashes, and trucking accidents. By Ryan Bradley.

http://www.missouriaccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 419

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

http://masslawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 29

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course
    The SJC has issued new Rule 3:16: Practicing with Professionalism Course for New Lawyers. This rule is not effective until September 1, 2013, and applies only to attorneys admitted to the bar on or after that date.
  • Nov 29

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement
    In LaChance v. Commissioner of Correction, decided November 27, the SJC concluded that more procedural safeguards are required for inmates being held in segregated confinement for a significant period of time. The court said, in part:
  • Nov 28

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.
    http://bit.ly/WuyUky
Rank this Week: 454

PunditMom

PunditMom

Covers law, adoption, culture & lifestyle, and politics.

http://www.punditmom.com/
Rank this Week: 406

Los Angeles Injury Attorney Blog

Los Angeles Injury Attorney Blog

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

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

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

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

    Teen Girl Tragically Killed in Collision Involving Suspected DUI Driver

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

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Broken Toe Injurie

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Broken Toe Injurie
    Q. What are the symptoms of a broken toe? A. The most common symptoms of a broken toe are: swelling, bruising, difficulty bearing weight, pain, and reduced range of motion. If these symptoms persist, even after you stopped wearing Skechers…
Rank this Week: 447

Startup Company Lawyer

Startup Company Lawyer

Covers venture capital, seed financings, convertible note bridge debt, M&A, option vesting and other matters. By Yokum Taku.

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

    What is convertible equity (or a convertible security)?

    What is convertible equity (or a convertible security)?
    Quick answer: convertible equity (or a convertible security) is convertible debt without the repayment feature at maturity or interest. Background
  • May 26

    Is crowdfunding legal?

    Is crowdfunding legal?
    Below is an article that I wrote for Business Law Today, a publication for the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section. Crowdfunding: Its Practical Effect May Be Unclear Until SEC Rulemaking is Complete
  • Jan 31

    What are the terms of Yuri Milner/SV Angel’s Start Fund $150K investment into Y Combinator companies?

    What are the terms of Yuri Milner/SV Angel’s Start Fund $150K investment into Y Combinator companies?
    On January 28, 2011, Yuri Milner and SV Angel announced that their Start Fund would offer all Y Combinator companies $150K in convertible debt.  Reactions are mixed, from “no big deal,” to “disrupting angel investing” to “
Rank this Week: 461

SportsBiz - The Business of Sports…

SportsBiz - The Business of Sports Illuminated

Covers the economics, law and business of sports.

http://thesportsbizblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    NCAA Smacks Penn State but No Death Penalty

    NCAA Smacks Penn State but No Death Penalty
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  • May 30

    TelevisionAl Jazeera

    TelevisionAl Jazeera
    TelevisionAl Jazeera intends to build a global sports brand, even bidding for UK rights to Premier League games (Reuters)NBC laid out its Olympics coverage including live streaming of every event on NBCOlympics.com and 242 hours of 3D…
  • May 27

    Can Indy Cars Ever Be Relevant Again?

    Can Indy Cars Ever Be Relevant Again?
    How to make Indy Cars relevant again (RealClearSports)ARTICLEURL
Rank this Week: 430

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer…

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer Blog

Covers New York wrongful death cases involving auto accidents, hospital negligence, and medical malpractice. By Leland T. Williams.

http://www.newyorkwrongfuldeathlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of "internal" Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot's qualifications to fly the…
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of “internal” Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot’s…
  • Dec 10

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case
    The Commonwealth of Virginia, on behalf of Virginia Tech University, settled a 2009 wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of student Daniel Kim, in Fairfax County Circuit Court. The gravamen of the case was the failure of the VTU…
Rank this Week: 439

The Social Blog

The Social Blog

A Blog for Human Rights

http://thesocialblog.wordpress.com
  • May 9

    Varun Gandhi again!

    Varun Gandhi again!
    Hindutva seems to have got new vigour now. The Advisory Board constituted to examine Varun Gandhi’s hate speech and booking under the National Security Act has recommended the withdrawal of the said Act against Vaun Gandhi. (news item here)
  • May 9

    Varun Gandhi again!

    Varun Gandhi again!
    Hindutva seems to have got new vigour now. The Advisory Board constituted to examine Varun Gandhi’s hate speech and booking under the National Security Act has recommended the withdrawal of the said Act against Vaun Gandhi. (news item…
  • May 8

    Mayawati and the Political Compromise

    Mayawati and the Political Compromise
    Law and Other things and the Indian Express have a series of posts and articles on Mayawati and her understanding of the constitution; the latest being Vinay Sitapati’s article in the Indian Express available here.
Rank this Week: 442

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 543

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Maryland DUI defense issues, including breathalyzer tests, DUI checkpoints and blood-alcohol content. By Price Benowitz, LLP.

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • May 27

    Arizona Driver Arrested For DUI After Taking Cop Car, Turning On Siren

    Arizona Driver Arrested For DUI After Taking Cop Car, Turning On Siren
    An Arizona woman is facing two counts of aggravated DUI after allegedly taking a friend’s police car and driving to a fast food restaurant. Elizabeth Jean Moore, was taken into custody after turning on the siren while at the drive thru…
  • May 26

    Suspected DUI Driver Hits Disability Transport Bus in Maryland

    Suspected DUI Driver Hits Disability Transport Bus in Maryland
    A Maryland driver suspected of DUI has been arrested after allegedly crashing into a disability transport bus in Laurel, Maryland. The crash took place in front of Laurel elementary school where both vehicles had to be towed away from…
  • May 21

    San Jose Man Arrested For DUI After Urinating on Median, Hitting Police Car During Escape in Van

    San Jose Man Arrested For DUI After Urinating on Median, Hitting Police Car During Escape in Van
    A San Jose resident has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after urinating on a median and then driving away in a minivan. According to reports the man, 37-year-old Yrineo Pantoja, then refused to stop for police eventually clipping one of the…
Rank this Week: 516

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • May 27

    Kylie v. Kylie: batalla por un nombre

    Kylie v. Kylie: batalla por un nombre
    Kylie y Kendall Jenner son las empresarias más jóvenes del imperio Kardashian. Durante el pasado año, Kendall, 19, ha logrado ser reconocida mundialmente como una supermodelo. Su hermana de 17 años, Kylie, es…
  • May 27

    Ariel C. Rivera-Vicente

    Ariel C. Rivera-Vicente
    Blog: Propiedad Intelectual Ariel Rivera-Vicente joined Ferraiuoli LLC in 2014 as an Associate Attorney for the firm’s Intellectual Property Department. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Marine Biology, Summa Cum Laude, from the…
  • May 27

    5 señales de cuándo no aceptar un caso

    5 señales de cuándo no aceptar un caso
    El abogado Gary Ross, quien mantiene una columna dirigida a abogados en el blog Above the Law, compartió en la última edición una serie de consejos conducentes a que los abogados puedan identificar…
Rank this Week: 529

Navigable Waters

Navigable Waters

Covers maritime law, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Defense Base Act. By Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett.

http://navwaters.com/
  • May 27

    Employer’s Lax Investigation into Crew Member’s Maintenance and Cure Claim Ends up Costing Big

    Employer’s Lax Investigation into Crew Member’s Maintenance and Cure Claim Ends up Costing Big
    If a seaman becomes ill or is injured while in the service of the vessel, then the shipowner owes the seaman maintenance and cure ­– a contractual form of compensation similar to workers’ comp. The employer’s duty…
  • May 13

    Liability for Medical Malpractice

    Liability for Medical Malpractice
    The Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit (Alabama, Florida and Georgia) has opened the door to a potential flood of liability exposure for vessel operators for negligence of shipboard doctors and other medical personnel. The 2014 case of…
  • May 6

    Navigability a Question of Fact for Federal Court

    Navigability a Question of Fact for Federal Court
    The United States district courts have original jurisdiction over any civil case of admiralty or maritime jurisdiction.  Admiralty jurisdiction in tort cases requires that the tortious act occurred on the navigable waters of the United…
Rank this Week: 567

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • May 27

    Boy Scouts Might Finally Revoke the Ban on Gay Leader

    Boy Scouts Might Finally Revoke the Ban on Gay Leader
    Robert Gates, the former Defense Secretary and current president of the Boy Scouts, has called for the ban on gay Boy Scout leaders to be revoked. Although he’s not requesting that the policy be immediately changed, he made it clear…
  • May 21

    Bank Attempts to Foreclose a Widow Even Though Her Home Was Insured

    Bank Attempts to Foreclose a Widow Even Though Her Home Was Insured
    After the 2008 Foreclosure Crisis, many states passed laws to prevent foreclosure abuse. Although these laws are now on the books, the banks themselves were never adequately punished for their fraud. As a result, some major banks continue…
  • May 18

    Failure to Disclose HIV Status Can Result in Life Behind Bar

    Failure to Disclose HIV Status Can Result in Life Behind Bar
    The college wrestler Michael Johnson, also known as “Tiger Mandingo,” was found guilty of failure to disclose his HIV positive status to sexual partners and is facing life in prison. Specifically, Johnson was charged with six…
Rank this Week: 466

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 27

    US Supreme Court To Hear Major Insurance Subrogation Case

    US Supreme Court To Hear Major Insurance Subrogation Case
    Does the Plaintiff Have to Turn Over His Entire Damage Recovery to His Health Insurance Company?When an injured party has a health insurance policy which pays his medical bills, does he have to automatically repay his provider for those…
  • May 26

    Deadly Wrecks Mar Memorial Weekend on North Texas Road

    Deadly Wrecks Mar Memorial Weekend on North Texas Road
    Memorial Day festivities took a tragic turn for several North Texas families when they learned their loved ones had died in three collisions throughout the area. Police are still investigating the causes of fatal vehicular crashes that…
  • May 22

    Drunk Drivers Crackdown Over Memorial Day Weekend

    Drunk Drivers Crackdown Over Memorial Day Weekend
    Texas State Troopers, Tarrant County Sheriff's Deputies and City Police Departments Are ParticipatingDuring a traffic stop, drunk drivers who know they are above the legal limit often refuse to submit a breath sample, opting for driver…
Rank this Week: 560

Patent Baristas

Patent Baristas

Offers bio/pharma patent news. By Stephen Jenei.

http://www.patentbaristas.com
  • May 27

    Q&A with Matt Cutler on the Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship Act

    Q&A with Matt Cutler on the Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship Act
    Today we talk IP insurance with Matt Cutler, a principal at Harness Dickey Patent Baristas: You are currently with Harness Dickey specializing in intellectual property litigation and Inter Partes Review and Post-Grant Review proceedings…
  • May 8

    How Quality Translations Speed IP Protection While Reducing Both Risk and Cost

    How Quality Translations Speed IP Protection While Reducing Both Risk and Cost
    Protecting your intellectual property, whether domestically or internationally, is traditionally a complex and costly process. On an international scale, that cost is largely due to translations, with the largest patent filers often budgeting…
  • May 4

    Google’s Patent Purchase Promotion. Is It Worth It?

    Google’s Patent Purchase Promotion. Is It Worth It?
    Google announced an experiment it says will “remove friction from the patent market and improve the landscape.” The experiment, called the Patent Purchase Promotion, will run from May 8 through May 22, 2015. In it, the…
Rank this Week: 489

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 500

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
  • May 27

    Chicago Lawyer – Life Law Lessons: Be ca

    Chicago Lawyer – Life Law Lessons: Be ca
    Chicago Lawyer – Life Law Lessons: Be careful before you judge someone solely on the outside http://ow.ly/NvpZNFiled under: Conflict
  • May 27

    There may still be a few slots open for

    There may still be a few slots open for
    There may still be a few slots open for this FREE webinbar, starting in about an hour–> ADRHub Webinar – Mediation in the International Development Context Tickets | Eventbrite http://ow.ly/NurEYFiled under: Conflict
  • May 27

    Narendra Modi just finished his first ye

    Narendra Modi just finished his first ye
    Narendra Modi just finished his first year as India’s leader. How did he fare? http://ow.ly/NuiSoFiled under: Conflict
Rank this Week: 546

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • May 27

    Same-Sex Couples Entitled To Divorce in Florida

    Same-Sex Couples Entitled To Divorce in Florida
    You would think in today’s age that such a headline would not be news, but it is. Incredulous as it may sound, this is an issue of first impression in Florida. The recent Florida 2nd District Court of Appeal opinion involved two women…
  • May 26

    Child Drowns While on Norwegian Cruise – DOHSA

    Child Drowns While on Norwegian Cruise – DOHSA
    A 10-year old girl recently drowned in a swimming pool while aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship off the Carolina coast.  This event apparently happened while the ship was around 75 miles offshore.  Cruise lines routinely do not…
  • May 20

    Challenging For Cause During Jury Selection

    Challenging For Cause During Jury Selection
    There is a recent case issued by the Florida 2nd District Court of Appeal addressing challenges for cause when a potential juror acknowledges bias and lacks faith in the jury system. The case of Kochalka v. Bourgeois is a great primer on jury…
Rank this Week: 464

Product Defect News & Advice

Product Defect News & Advice

By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.productdefectnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • May 27

    31 Californians Sickened By Salmonella In Raw Tuna In Sushi

    31 Californians Sickened By Salmonella In Raw Tuna In Sushi
    Officials say 31 Californians, including six in Orange County, have suffered food poisoning as a result of salmonella-contaminated raw tuna in sushi. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, officials with the California Department of…
  • May 12

    Cribs Recalled Over Excessive Lead Paint

    Cribs Recalled Over Excessive Lead Paint
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has recalled cribs, furniture and accessories from Baby’s Dream that were sold in a “vintage grey paint finish” because the paint exceeds federal lead limits. According to news…
  • Apr 27

    One Million Trek Bikes Recalled For Defect

    One Million Trek Bikes Recalled For Defect
    Nearly one million defective Trek bikes are being recalled in the United States after an injury that left one rider paralyzed. According to a USA Today news report, the recall includes 900,000 bikes in the United States and 98,000 sold in…
Rank this Week: 559

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Brain Death Conference - Milwaukee

    Brain Death Conference - Milwaukee
    On Tuesday June 2,  the Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities will host a day-long conference exploring issues surrounding brain death:  "Death by Brain Criteria."  
  • May 27

    Father at Mt. Sinai [EOL in Art 17]

    Father at Mt. Sinai [EOL in Art 17]
    Max Ferguson's "My Father at Mt. Sinai" depicts his dad on a hospital bed, with a tube under his nose. The curtain in the foreground is a tallit (a Jewish prayer shawl).  I like that dad is mid-speech and engaged with the viewer.
  • May 26

    End-of-Life Care Is Getting Worse

    End-of-Life Care Is Getting Worse
    Joan Teno's new report in The Journal of Palliative Medicine confirms that there are still large gaps between the kind of care that patients and families want and the care they actually receive.  Teno and her coauthors compared two…
Rank this Week: 471

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • May 27

    Status Check: Case Seeking to Reverse Rural/Metro Progresse

    Status Check: Case Seeking to Reverse Rural/Metro Progresse
    For RBC v Jervis, the opening brief of RBC seeking reversal of Rural/Metro was filed last week in the Delaware Chancery Court. According to the scheduling order: 1. RBC’s Opening Brief may be up to 70 pages long and is due on or before…
  • May 20

    What Activist Investors Can Learn from Trian & DuPont

    What Activist Investors Can Learn from Trian & DuPont
    A few days ago, I blogged about these law firm memos describing the end result of Trian’s attempt on DuPont. Here’s an excerpt of this blog from “The Activist Investor” looking at it from the activist’s…
  • May 19

    Cornerstone: No Automatic Disloyalty Inference” for Disinterested Directors in Controller Transaction

    Cornerstone: No Automatic Disloyalty Inference” for Disinterested Directors in Controller Transaction
    Here’s an excerpt from this Fried Frank memo (also see these other memos about the case): In a move consistent with the Delaware courts’ recent general inclination for early dismissal of M&A-related litigation, the Delaware…
Rank this Week: 545

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • May 27

    Those without Facebook accounts need not apply. Well, maybe not in one state.

    Those without Facebook accounts need not apply. Well, maybe not in one state.
    Forcing job applicants to disclose social media logins and passwords as a condition of employment is so 2013 — kinda like this crappy blog. So, the State of Oregon is this close to becoming the first state to expand its social media…
  • May 26

    100,000 reasons to take all forms of discrimination seriously

    100,000 reasons to take all forms of discrimination seriously
    And, that includes discrimination against bronies men. Because remember my January post about the EEOC suing Ruby Tuesday, alleging that the restaurant chain discriminated against male employees for temporary assignments? Welp, that case…
  • May 22

    Just how nervous should companies be about FLSA lawsuits over employee smartphone use? (Hint: very)

    Just how nervous should companies be about FLSA lawsuits over employee smartphone use? (Hint: very)
    “Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.” (I’m pretty sure that was from Ferris Bueller) Yesterday, in the Wall Street Journal, I read Lauren Weber’s article “Can You Sue the Boss…
Rank this Week: 557

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 542

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 483

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 485

nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

News and comment on intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law from the UK, EC and around the world. By John Lambert.

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Whisky Galore - Whyte and MacKay Ltd v Origin Wine UK Ltd

    Whisky Galore - Whyte and MacKay Ltd v Origin Wine UK Ltd
    Beinn Shiantaidh on the Isle of Jura Photo Smith 609 Source Wikipedia Jura is an island off the west coast of Scotland that is well known for its whisky. It is not to be confused with the Jura region of France which…
  • May 24

    Another cautionary tale, - Stretchline v H & M

    Another cautionary tale, - Stretchline v H & M
    Jane Lambert Yesterday I told the tale of the claimant who sought an interim injunction and ended uo with a court order to pay £27 million damages to the defendant (see "Be careful for what you wish for when seeking an…
  • May 23

    Be careful for what you wish for when seeking an interim injunction - it may cost you plenty!

    Be careful for what you wish for when seeking an interim injunction - it may cost you plenty!
    Jane Lambert Whenever a court grants an interim injunction, or a respondent offers an undertaking, to do or refrain from doing something that might infringe a right claimed by the applicant, the applicant has to offer the…
Rank this Week: 479

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • May 26

    IRS “Get Transcript” Application Hacked; 104,000 Tax Returns Illegally Accessed

    IRS “Get Transcript” Application Hacked; 104,000 Tax Returns Illegally Accessed
    This afternoon IRS Commissioner John Koskinen announced that criminals were able to use the IRS “Get Transcript” application to access approximately 104,000 tax returns. (An additional 100,000 or so attempts were unsuccessful.)…
  • May 25

    Staking and the WSOP: 2015 Update

    Staking and the WSOP: 2015 Update
    The 2015 World Series of Poker begins on Wednesday at the Rio Hotel and Casino here in Las Vegas. While many things have changed for this year (for example, the WSOP will have a “Colossus” tournament this coming Friday and…
  • May 19

    The Real Impact of the Wynne Decision

    The Real Impact of the Wynne Decision
    Yesterday’s decision in Comptroller of the Treasury of Maryland v Wynne Et Ux generated some reporting in print media. Yet much of what I saw was incorrect in part or in whole. New York does give full tax credits for individuals with…
Rank this Week: 506

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 508

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 26

    Choosing the Right Massachusetts Nursing Home For Your Loved One

    Choosing the Right Massachusetts Nursing Home For Your Loved One
    The decision to find a nursing home for your parent or other loved one is often accompanied by a mix of emotions, financial concerns, and an overwhelming fear of making the wrong choice. While the vast majority of nursing home facilities have…
  • May 26

    Half-Dozen Injured in Pedestrian Accidents on the South Shore Over Memorial Day Weekend

    Half-Dozen Injured in Pedestrian Accidents on the South Shore Over Memorial Day Weekend
    Six women were struck by a car on Sunday, making it the second reported pedestrian accident to occur this Memorial Day weekend. According to WCVB.com, the women, in their 20s, were walking along Beach Road in Orleans when they were hit by a…
  • May 23

     New Bedford Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Police for Teenager’s Shooting

     New Bedford Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Police for Teenager’s Shooting
    The family of Malcolm Gracia is suing the city of New Bedford and its police department for Massachusetts wrongful death. The family claims that the 15-year-old was wrongfully detained in 2012 and he was shot without justification. They…
Rank this Week: 547

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • May 26

    Westlaw’s Days Are Numbered

    Westlaw’s Days Are Numbered
    No, Thomson Reuters is not about to go out of business or shut down its Westlaw legal research service. But it is about to shut down Westlaw Classic, as the original version has been called ever since the introduction of WestlawNext. As of…
  • May 22

    A Most Unusual Episode of Lawyer2Lawyer (Hint: It Involves Beer)

    A Most Unusual Episode of Lawyer2Lawyer (Hint: It Involves Beer)
    It is not every day that I get to record a podcast episode in a brewery. For that matter, I don’t usually drink beer while conducting an interview. But for our interview with the hosts of the FOSS+Beer podcast, we set up our mikes in…
  • May 22

    Social Media is Theme of Super Marketing Conference June 4 in Boston

    Social Media is Theme of Super Marketing Conference June 4 in Boston
    Need help with your social media marketing? Hear from over a dozen legal marketing experts at the fifth annual Super Marketing Conference presented by the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP) and the American Bar…
Rank this Week: 535

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • May 26

    Joint Bank Account Frozen? Creditor Needs a "Turnover Order" to Get Acce

    Joint Bank Account Frozen? Creditor Needs a "Turnover Order" to Get Acce
    Many of our clients contact us after one of the following debt collectors has frozen their bank accounts. Here's a blog entry as to how it happened. But what are your rights when your bank account is jointly held? Can the creditor's…
  • May 22

    Bank Account Frozen? How to Get Access to Exempt Money

    Bank Account Frozen? How to Get Access to Exempt Money
    Under New York law, certain funds are exempt from attachment by most creditors.[1] In general, exemptions apply to 90% of your income earned within the last 60 days, state and federal benefits, spousal/child support, and a limited amount of…
  • May 21

    Creditor Freeze your Bank Account? Here's How it Happened.

    Creditor Freeze your Bank Account? Here's How it Happened.
    Restraining Notices: What Are They & How Do They Work? Under New York CPLR § 5222, once a creditor has gotten a judgment for a debt, it has the right to use something called a "restraining notice" to freeze assets—including…
Rank this Week: 494

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 492

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 563

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • May 26

    How Lawyers Can Survive the AI-pocalypse

    How Lawyers Can Survive the AI-pocalypse
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome Guest-Blogger, Matt Coatney as he gives us some insight on how to deal with the smart machines and AI technologies coming our way.] Much has been said about how technology will disrupt the legal profession and spell…
  • May 21

    ModioLegal: Hear the Future of Legal New

    ModioLegal: Hear the Future of Legal New
    A couple months ago, I had a great conversation with Kevin Mitchell of ModioLegal about his product and its "reading the news" concept. He and I talked about the different methods of delivering information and current content to lawyers and…
  • May 15

    Dan and Jane tackle Business Card

    Dan and Jane tackle Business Card
    Dan and Jane return after a very long hiatus.  Inspired by Marlene's terrific post and the impassioned discussion that it began amongst friends. Jane: Dan!  I haven't seen you forever.  How have you…
Rank this Week: 490

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
Rank this Week: 495

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Shines Light on on Dark Oakes - Sentencing Manipulation and Sentencing Entrapment

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Shines Light on on Dark Oakes - Sentencing Manipulation and Sentencing Entrapment
    “Tommy’s [Oakes] three-year assignment to NET-5 was a natural fit, and one of the most productive on record. His gift of gab, coupled with his tenacity and ceaseless energy, helped him successfully cultivate more informants and…
  • May 19

    US v. Boykin, No. 13-10248 (Lynn, D.J.,…

    US v. Boykin, No. 13-10248 (Lynn, D.J., with Hawkins and Rawlinson).   The 9th affirms conviction for drug offenses, finding sufficient evidence.  It also affirms the sentence, but spends considerable time being "troubled" over…
  • May 19

    Zavala v. Ives, No. 13-56615 (Reinhardt…

    Zavala v. Ives, No. 13-56615 (Reinhardt with Wardlaw; concurrence and dissent by Callahan). The 9th grants habeas relief to a federal prisoner under 28 U.S.C. § 2241 for credit for time spent in ICE custody prior to being charged with an…
Rank this Week: 507

law:/dev/null

law:/dev/null

Musings of a computer scientist turned law student. By T. Greg Doucette.

http://www.lawdevnull.com/
  • May 22

    Life Comes at You Fast (Part I)

    Life Comes at You Fast (Part I)
    Soooo it’s been not-quite-half-a-year since my last entry back in December. And the frequency of these disappearances is sufficiently frequent that it’s actually a preface to almost every single entry in the past year I’d…
  • Dec 6

    Warrior Cops Gone Wild

    Warrior Cops Gone Wild
    One of the things I’ve been dabbling with during my most-recent extended absence from law:/dev/null has been the near-daily stream of news stories about police going totally bonkers while carrying out their once-upon-a-time mission to…
  • Nov 30

    Time flies when you’re flying solo

    Time flies when you’re flying solo
    I knew it had been awhile since I’d written something here, but it didn’t really click that it had been sooo long until Thanksgiving this past week It also served as a reminder that an awful lot of stuff can happen in just three…
Rank this Week: 472

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

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

    Near-Drowning of 4-year-old girl reported at Orlando, FL Resort

    Near-Drowning of 4-year-old girl reported at Orlando, FL Resort
    News sources have reported the near-drowning of a 4-year-old girl this week at the Bluegreen Vacations Fountains Resort in Orlando, Florida. The girl's family found her at the bottom of the resort's 6,000 square foot swimming pool. It is…
  • May 21

    Boston Based NCL Norwegian Dawn Cruise Ship Runs Aground

    Boston Based NCL Norwegian Dawn Cruise Ship Runs Aground
    How does a modern cruise ship run aground? That is what maritime investigators will be trying to sort out over the coming months in the case of Boston based Norwegian Dawn grounding on a charted reef off the Bermuda coast. The liner had…
  • May 18

    Girl Drowns in NCL Cruise Ship Pool

    Girl Drowns in NCL Cruise Ship Pool
    Tragedy has struck. It is being reported that a 10-year-girl has drown in one of the swimming pools aboard the NCL operated Norwegian Gem cruise ship. Coast Guard Spokesperson, Nate Littlejohn, stated the cruise ship was 75 miles off the…
Rank this Week: 484

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

Updates, events, and useful tips surrounding family law issues. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 22

    LEGAL SAME-SEX MARRIAGE UNDERCUTS OLD EFFORTS AT SAME-SEX LEGAL PROTECTION

    LEGAL SAME-SEX MARRIAGE UNDERCUTS OLD EFFORTS AT SAME-SEX LEGAL PROTECTION
    One of the consequences of legalizing same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania and elsewhere is that all of the old methods for getting around a same-sex marriage ban or lack of recognition of civil unions or domestic partnerships became obsolete or…
  • May 19

    MEMO FROM EMPLOYER: TIME TO GET MARRIED

    MEMO FROM EMPLOYER: TIME TO GET MARRIED
    On April 29, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges.  This case addresses the question of whether there is a constitutional right to marry that transcends the historic power of states to regulate who can…
  • May 17

    SUPPORT ARREARAGES SURVIVE THE DEATH OF THE PAYOR

    SUPPORT ARREARAGES SURVIVE THE DEATH OF THE PAYOR
    Recently the Superior Court considered a case in which a party died during the pendency of a support action. In the divorce case for Moser v. Ronald R. Renninger, et al., No. 1065 MDA 2014, the husband and wife were separated with the…
Rank this Week: 513

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 22

    Where Did All the Time Go?

    Where Did All the Time Go?
    I’m writing this column from my hotel room outside Boston where I’ve just moved my oldest daughter Gabi out of her Brandeis University dormitory room, as her spring semester just ended. I’ve worked my tail off, helping her…
  • May 15

    Inherited IRA Distribution

    Inherited IRA Distribution
    When a beneficiary other than a spouse inherits an IRA, there’s a lot to consider. In today’s column I’m going to review some of these rules which should serve to underscore why IRA planning is important in anyone’s…
  • May 8

    Johnny as Sally’s Trustee

    Johnny as Sally’s Trustee
    Should you ever make one of your adult children a gatekeeper to another adult child’s inheritance? My short answer is an emphatic, “NO!” I’ve had similar conversations on this topic with a variety of clients over the…
Rank this Week: 534

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 562

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 518