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California Labor & Employment…

California Labor & Employment Law Blog

Covers arbitration agreements, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, hiring, termination, employee leave, and wage and hour issues. By Carlton DiSante & Freudenberger.

http://www.callaborlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 430

California Injury Lawyer Blog

California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury news involving truck, ATV and highway accidents. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.california-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Feds Seize Lead-Contaminated Children's Halloween Costume

    Feds Seize Lead-Contaminated Children's Halloween Costume
    SEATTLE - The Seattle Times and CNN reported more than 1,300 Halloween pirate costumes manufactured in China were recently seized because high lead levels were detected in the buttons. The costumes, which were headed for a Seattle-area…
  • Sep 20

    Increased Risk of Falling when Wearing Skechers Shape-ups Toning Shoe

    Increased Risk of Falling when Wearing Skechers Shape-ups Toning Shoe
    Skechers claims Shape-ups curved sole will get you in shape without ever having to step foot in a gym. But several independent studies have found no evidence to substantiate Skecher's claims. What cannot be disputed, however, is that the…
  • Sep 6

    Consumer Reports Issues Safety Alert for the Dream on Me Bistro High Chair

    Consumer Reports Issues Safety Alert for the Dream on Me Bistro High Chair
    On September 6, 2012 Consumer Reports issued a safety alert for the Dream on Me Bistro High Chair because an unharnessed child could slide down to the floor or slip out of the side of the chair, posing a serious fall-related injury risk. An…
Rank this Week: 392

San Diego Personal Injury Attorney…

San Diego Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers San Diego personal injury and wrongful death news. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.sandiegopersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 10

    Bicyclist Injured in Pacific Beach Hit and Run Accident

    Bicyclist Injured in Pacific Beach Hit and Run Accident
    PACIFIC BEACH - A female bicyclist was hit by a car early Sunday morning at the intersection of Garnet Avenue and Everts Street, NBC San Diego reported. The woman was struck just after 3 a.m., but a four-door sedan carrying at least three…
  • Sep 10

    Woman Tragically Killed in Single-Vehicle Car Crash on Interstate 15

    Woman Tragically Killed in Single-Vehicle Car Crash on Interstate 15
    ESCONDIDO - A 34-year-old woman was tragically killed in a single-vehicle car accident that took place on Interstate 15, reports 10 News. The woman was a rear-seat passenger in a 2007 Nissan Frontier pickup truck driven by a 62-year-old…
  • Sep 6

    Two Teens Seriously Injured in Multi-Vehicle Car Crash

    Two Teens Seriously Injured in Multi-Vehicle Car Crash
    POWAY - According to NBC San Diego, two teens were seriously injured in a car crash involving three vehicles Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 2:30 p.m. a Ford Escort driven by a 17-year-old boy was traveling westbound on Twin Peaks Road…
Rank this Week: 388

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: 395

Dreadnaught

Dreadnaught

Covers military law.

http://dreadnaught.wordpress.com
  • Aug 13

    Changing the Clip on a Spyderco Para-Military 2

    Changing the Clip on a Spyderco Para-Military 2
    The Spyderco Para-Military 2 has four positions for the mounting of the clip.  To change the clip to another position you will need a T7 Torx screwdriver. I ordered mine from Amazon.com.  The total price for a 6-piece set was $5.31 plus…
  • Apr 24

    Why President Obama Will Not Close Guantanamo Bay

    Why President Obama Will Not Close Guantanamo Bay
    As regular readers of Dreadnaught will recall, President Obama promised to close Guantanamo Bay within one year.  Then the president learned that it may not be so easy to close.  Congress then opposed the closing and withheld the necessary…
  • Apr 23

    Review of Spyderco Captain

    Review of Spyderco Captain
    I recently purchased a Spyderco  Captain.  This is my third Spyderco.  I purchased this knife from PDQ Blades.  Great customer service and fast shipping. This knife is no longer made by Spyderco, but you can still find it on ebay and…
Rank this Week: 427

The AAO Weblog

The AAO Weblog

Deals with current accounting topics related to investment and finance. By Jack Ciesielski.

http://www.accountingobserver.com/PublicBlog/tabid/54/BlogId/1/Default.aspx
  • Nov 17

    Fair Value Puzzles: M&T Buys Wilmington Trust

    Fair Value Puzzles: M&T Buys Wilmington Trust
    First-things-first disclosure: I own M&T Bank in my accounts and in accounts of clients.
  • Feb 25

    For Your Reading Pleasure

    For Your Reading Pleasure
    Finished writing an Accounting Observer report on the FASB's recent amendments of revenue accounti
  • Feb 23

    Deciding To Decide

    Deciding To Decide
    At an open meeting tomorrow morning, the SEC's commissioners "will consider whether to publish a statement regarding its continued support for a single-set of high-quality globally accepted accounting standards and its ongoing consideration…
Rank this Week: 426

Indiana Civil & Business…

Indiana Civil & Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning and intellectual property. By Sam Hasler.

http://haslerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Blogs to Check Out

    Blogs to Check Out
    Some law blogs that may be interests to some businesses:FDA Law Update - just what says it is, a way to keep up to date on happenings at the FDA.OSHA Law Blog. This may be of more interest to more businesses. Jackson Lewis hosts the blog so…
  • Feb 25

    Georgia

    Georgia
    Georgia Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning Blog: Estate Planning: A Three-Step StrategyThe estate planning pyramid gives a hierarchy of goals for estate planning. This pyramid is useful in developing an estate planning strategy based on…
  • Jan 26

    Garden Leave in Action

    Garden Leave in Action
    Considering garden leave's novelty, I thought a collection of news articles descring the use of garden leave might be of some help and interest.
Rank this Week: 449

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

http://www.delawarebusinesslitigation.com/
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim
    Silverberg v. Gold, C.A. 7646-VCP (December 31, 2013) Under Delaware law, a so-called Brophy claim seeks to recover the profits made by trading on insider information. Showing that material insider information was available is not…
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability
    Grace v. Ashbridge LLC, C.A. 8348-VCN (December 31, 2013) In general, a successor entity is not liable for its predecessor's obligations when there has been a fundamental change in the identity of the entity.  Here, the Court held…
  • Sep 30

    Court Of Chancery Upholds New Forum Selection Bylaw

    Court Of Chancery Upholds New Forum Selection Bylaw
    City of Providence v. First Citizens Bancshares Inc., C.A. 9795-CB (September 8, 2014) This is the latest battle in the continuing war over the use of corporate bylaws to affect litigation over corporate internal affairs. Here, the Court…
Rank this Week: 491

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Interagency Alternative Dispute Resolution Working Group Launches Newsletter

    Interagency Alternative Dispute Resolution Working Group Launches Newsletter
    On September 15, 2014, the group that promotes ADR within the U.S. government, published the first issue of a newsletter, Resolving Conflict. Victor Voloshin, IADRWG Steering Committee Chair explained that the inaugural newsletter gives some…
  • Oct 1

    University of the Pacific Opens Internal Search for First Ombud

    University of the Pacific Opens Internal Search for First Ombud
    The private university in Stockton, California has appointed a search committee to evaluate internal candidates for its first Ombudsperson.  In addition, UOP has decided that the position, which will work with faculty, staff and…
  • Sep 30

    Budget Cuts Threaten New Ombuds Position at Alabama State University

    Budget Cuts Threaten New Ombuds Position at Alabama State University
    A continuing budget problem at ASU may endanger the university's first Student Ombudsman.  A current year shortfall of $8-12 million prompted at least one trustee to question the need for an Ombuds, who was hired less than a month…
Rank this Week: 511

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Oct 1

    Third time’s a charm?

    Third time’s a charm?
    For a second time the South Carolina Court of Appeals has issued a revised published opinion in the case of Mick-Skaggs v. Skaggs. Previous blogs on this case can be found here and here. The only change from the previous opinion is the…
  • Sep 29

    Supreme Court affirms finding that non technical defects with adoption consent renders consent invalid

    Supreme Court affirms finding that non technical defects with adoption consent renders consent invalid
    Eight weeks after the Court of Appeals affirmed a family court finding that South Carolina’s adoption statute required strict compliance with statutory consent requirements in order for the consent to be valid, the Supreme Court…
  • Sep 22

    Shameless plug for Co-Mediation CLE

    Shameless plug for Co-Mediation CLE
    My better half, Karen Klickstein-Forman, and I will be presenting on The Benefits of Co-Mediation for Family Court as part of the Mediation and Meeting Center of Charleston’s monthly breakfast. This CLE will take place on October 2,…
Rank this Week: 460

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 549

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Oct 1

    “What’s in a name”? Privacy and anonymous speech on the Internet

    “What’s in a name”? Privacy and anonymous speech on the Internet
    Keynote speech by Lord Neuberger at 5 RB Conference on the Internet, 30 September 2014 The President of the Supreme Court has delivered a very interesting address on the protections that should be afforded to what might be termed the…
  • Oct 1

    Five things we learned from Cameron’s human rights announcement

    Five things we learned from Cameron’s human rights announcement
    There was some surprise at the lack of detail over human rights in Justice Secretary Chris Grayling and Home Secretary Theresa May’s speeches yesterday. Now, David Cameron has revealed all. Or at least, he has revealed some. Here is…
  • Oct 1

    The remarkable shrinking backlog at the European Court of Human Rights – Alice Donald

    The remarkable shrinking backlog at the European Court of Human Rights – Alice Donald
    In recent years, a constant feature of debate about the future of the European Court of Human Rights has been the backlog of applications that threatens to engulf it. At its height, in September 2011, this backlog reached the dizzying figure…
Rank this Week: 520

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
  • Oct 1

    Dark Days Ahead: The Patent Pendulum

    Dark Days Ahead: The Patent Pendulum
    All of this can really be traced all the way back to the flash of creative genius test by the Supreme Court, which Congress specifically outlawed in the 1952 Patent Act. It is no doubt making a resurgence under slightly different terminology,…
  • Sep 30

    The Patent Drafting Disclosure Revolution: Don’t Ask Alice

    The Patent Drafting Disclosure Revolution: Don’t Ask Alice
    No question exists that patent eligibility under Section 101 has been, and remains, the most active question in patent law. Watching the rapid flow of cases back and forth between the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court exceeds the…
  • Sep 29

    Patents are Important: Bursting the Twitter Patent Mythology

    Patents are Important: Bursting the Twitter Patent Mythology
    Twitter is a perfect case study to demonstrate just how important patents, particularly software patents, are to a start-up company that has aspirations of going public... In repeated filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission since…
Rank this Week: 485

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

Covers juries, trial consulting, trial skills and litigation advocacy. By Keene Trial Consulting.

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Oct 1

    Admissibility of brain scans in criminal trial

    Admissibility of brain scans in criminal trial
    It’s been a while since we’ve done an update on neurolaw issues and we think you’ll want to read the entire article upon which this post is based. The article is published in Court Review: Journal of the American Judges…
  • Sep 29

    Simple Jury Persuasion: Should you consider 3-D for your courtroom videos?

    Simple Jury Persuasion: Should you consider 3-D for your courtroom videos?
    Evidence admissibility issues aside, the answer is, “only if you can do it as well as they did in the 3D movie Polar Express”. As it turns out, 3D isn’t that much more impactful than 2D unless it’s done really, really…
  • Sep 26

    Would you prefer a smaller government? Actually, no you would not. 

    Would you prefer a smaller government? Actually, no you would not. 
    For a number of years now, we have been asking our mock jurors what role they think government should play in our society and giving them a number of options among which to choose. Most of them say government should play a smaller role…
Rank this Week: 528

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Oct 1

    Ways to reduce inheritance tax

    Ways to reduce inheritance tax
    Inheritance tax is generally paid on the value of a person’s estate when they die, although rather confusingly it can also be payable during someone’s lifetime against trusts or gifts. The majority of estates are not subject to…
  • Sep 30

    T v S: The court cannot micro-manage the relationship between the parents and their handling of the child

    T v S: The court cannot micro-manage the relationship between the parents and their handling of the child
    A quick look at T v S [2013] EWHC 2521 (Fam), which was decided by the President on the 25th of July last year, but has just appeared on Bailii. It doesn't make very pretty reading, especially for the parents concerned.The case involved a six…
  • Sep 29

    Human Rights: A short post to redress the balance

    Human Rights: A short post to redress the balance
    This post is not directly about family law (save, of course, for Article 8), but I thought I should still say something about the current attacks upon human rights from certain ill-informed quarters. I have three things to say on the subject,…
Rank this Week: 487

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Oct 1

    Is Apple Intentionally Crippling Law Enforcement Access to Digital Evidence?

    Is Apple Intentionally Crippling Law Enforcement Access to Digital Evidence?
    Apple recently announced new iPhones and a new operating system for its mobile devices. Amidst the hubbub, Apple also revealed that the new operating system would render it impossible for Apple to give law enforcement officers access to…
  • Sep 30

    A Young Man with a Long History of Driving While Impaired

    A Young Man with a Long History of Driving While Impaired
    Rabah Samara, the young man who took the wheel of the Cadillac after it crashed into and killed sports reporter Stephen Gates as he was changing a tire on I-40 in 2003 and drove away from the scene, was back in Wake County criminal court…
  • Sep 30

    A Young Man with a Long History of Driving While Impaired

    A Young Man with a Long History of Driving While Impaired
    Rabah Samara, the young man who took the wheel of the Cadillac that crashed into and killed sports reporter Stephen Gates as he was changing a tire on I-40 in 2003 and drove away from the scene, was back in Wake County criminal court…
Rank this Week: 482

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 30

    The Last Squirmish Between Irving Selikoff and Sir Richard Doll

    The Last Squirmish Between Irving Selikoff and Sir Richard Doll
    In one of his last publications before he died, Dr. Selikoff reflected on the ethical dimensions of epidemiology. He recounted the development of our understanding of the lung cancer hazards of asbestos and smoking, and noted that there had…
  • Sep 28

    The Contrivance Standard for Expert Witness Gatekeeping

    The Contrivance Standard for Expert Witness Gatekeeping
    According to Google ngram, the phrase “junk science” made its debut circa 1975, lagging junk food by about five years. See “The Rise and Rise of Junk Science” (Mar. 8, 2014). I have never much like the phrase…
  • Sep 27

    Examining Expert Witnesses Before Trial – Getting Personal

    Examining Expert Witnesses Before Trial – Getting Personal
    Personal and cognitive biases are major issues in challenging expert witnesses and their opinions. Discovery is an important opportunity to explore substantive issues, but some time should be allocated to inquiring about biases.…
Rank this Week: 522

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Covers constitutional law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). Features legal news, cases and commentaries from Argentina, U.S. and the Americas.

http://www.saberderecho.com/
  • Sep 30

    Salió el Tratado de los Derechos Constitucionales (+IX ENJDDC)

    Salió el Tratado de los Derechos Constitucionales (+IX ENJDDC)
    A través de los canales habituales (librerías jurídicas, web de La Ley) ya está a la venta  el "Tratado de los Derechos Constitucionales" que dirigieron Santiago Legarre, Lucas Sebastián Grosman,…
  • Sep 23

    Datos sobre Proyectos del Ejecutivo y la Década Legislada 2004-2014

    Datos sobre Proyectos del Ejecutivo y la Década Legislada 2004-2014
    A raíz del post anterior sobre la suerte del Proyecto de Código Civil y Comercial Unificado (que quedó con media sanción a fines de 2013) se nos ocurrió pensar si había o no muchos casos de…
  • Sep 17

    En punto crítico: la reforma al Código Civil y Comercial

    En punto crítico: la reforma al Código Civil y Comercial
    Aclaración previa: no fuimos "oficialistas" del Proyecto de Reforma y Unificación del Cödigo Civil y Comercial, que en muchos casos hubiera podido tener mejores soluciones."Juicios críticos sobre el proyecto de…
Rank this Week: 513

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 519

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 488

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
  • Sep 30

    You Aren't Entitled to "Original" Corporate Records When Making A Shareholder Inspection Request

    You Aren't Entitled to "Original" Corporate Records When Making A Shareholder Inspection Request
    When is the last time that you needed an "original" document for a trial?  Maybe never.  The Rules of Evidence permit the admissibility of "duplicates."  Rule 1003 of the North Carolina Rules of Evidence says that: A duplicate…
  • Sep 22

    Business Court Resolves A Trio Of Discovery Issue

    Business Court Resolves A Trio Of Discovery Issue
    Three interesting discovery issues were resolved last week by Judge Bledsoe's Order in Gay v. Peoples Bank.  First, can you obtain in discovery in a class action the fee arrangement between the plaintiff and his  lawyers? …
  • Sep 16

    Trade Secrets Claims Can Be Tough To Succeed On In The Business Court

    Trade Secrets Claims Can Be Tough To Succeed On In The Business Court
    If you want to pursue a trade secrets claim in the Business Court, you've got to disclose the details of your trade secret.  The Opinion last week in Unimin Corp. v. Gallo, 2014 NCBC 43 illustrates that point in detail.  It seems at…
Rank this Week: 544

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Sep 30

    Major Repairs to Your Florida Condo: Who Pays?

    Major Repairs to Your Florida Condo: Who Pays?
    Here in Florida, a very popular form of residential real estate ownership is the condominium. Floridians as well as investors, retirees, and part-time residents (”Snowbirds”) find lots of advantages to buying a condo here. There…
  • Sep 23

    Real Life Examples of Florida Real Estate Agents Doing Bad Thing

    Real Life Examples of Florida Real Estate Agents Doing Bad Thing
    Florida buyers and sellers are victims of the wrongful acts of real estate agents every day. Don’t be a victim; educate yourself.     The real estate industry works hard to promote its own as professionals worthy of the public…
  • Sep 16

    Watch Out for Unlicensed Real Estate Agents in Florida

    Watch Out for Unlicensed Real Estate Agents in Florida
    Be careful not to be the victim of an unlicensed real estate agent or real estate broker when buying or selling Florida real estate.    Real estate transactions that are based upon mistakes or fraud can cause serious harm to buyers…
Rank this Week: 484

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Sep 30

    One More Chance At "Gone With the Wind"

    One More Chance At "Gone With the Wind"
    We've mentioned Gerald O'Hara's talk to Scarlett about the importance of land before, and on the occasion of the film's 75th anniversary had an opportunity to see the entire movie again, fully remastered, and in its original aspect ratio.…
  • Sep 26

    Pennsylvania: No Public Use To Condemn, When "Sole Purpose" Of Taking Benefits Private Developer

    Pennsylvania: No Public Use To Condemn, When "Sole Purpose" Of Taking Benefits Private Developer
    Here's a very important case from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court (Middle District). The question before the court in Reading Area Water Auth. v. Schuylkill River Greenway Ass'n , No. J-13-2014 (Sep. 24, 2014) was this: The primary question…
  • Sep 25

    New Cert Petition: Raisin Takings Case, Round II

    New Cert Petition: Raisin Takings Case, Round II
    We get to post the California Raisins again! Last term, in Horne v. U.S. Dep't of Agriculture, No. 12-123 (June 10, 2013), the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that a property owner could raise a takings claim as a defense to the…
Rank this Week: 525

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

Covers felonies, casino markers, murder, manslaughter, arson and other criminal conduct.

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Sep 30

    Penalties for Negligent Childcare

    Penalties for Negligent Childcare
    Leaving a Child Unattended in a Car Nevada is notorious for its hot summers. Pair triple digit temperatures with busy parents, and it’s no surprise that a number of children are left unattended in cars each year. Usually this is…
  • Sep 25

    Las Vegas Hazing Charge

    Las Vegas Hazing Charge
    In some organizations hazing is a tradition. When new members join a fraternity or team, they almost expect it. The trouble is that sometimes these traditions go too far. That’s why Nevada state law includes section NRS 200.605, which…
  • Sep 22

    Involuntary Manslaughter in Las Vega

    Involuntary Manslaughter in Las Vega
    Negligence and Involuntary Manslaughter Being charged with involuntary manslaughter under NRS 200.070 is frightening. Usually, someone who is charged with involuntary manslaughter had no intention to hurt anyone. Yet now they face several…
Rank this Week: 472

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Sep 30

    Drug Convictions Overturned En Masse In Philadelphia

    Drug Convictions Overturned En Masse In Philadelphia
    On Friday, September 26, a judge in Philadelphia vacated 59 different drug convictions with the blessing of the District Attorney's office. As The Inquirer noted, the court moved briskly, taking no more than a minute per case, in "an…
  • Sep 29

    Judge: Rikers Guards and Captain Ought to be Fired

    Judge: Rikers Guards and Captain Ought to be Fired
    Aerial Photo of Rikers IsalndIn a decision today, Administrative Law Judge Tynia Richard called for six NYC Department of Corrections officers, including a Captain, to be fired, after finding that they hog-tied an inmate, broke one of his…
  • Sep 20

    NYPD Use of Force Stats: Consider the Source

    NYPD Use of Force Stats: Consider the Source
    The NYPD is proudly touting statistics that indicate that the use of force by police officers has been declining for the past 20 years. That's great. Unfortunately, it may not be true. As the department has had to acknowledge, the NYPD is…
Rank this Week: 526

The United States Agricultural…

The United States Agricultural & Food Law and Policy Blog

Covers agricultural law and policy news. By the American Agricultural Law Association.

http://www.agandfoodlaw.com/
  • Sep 30

    Rough Week for U.S., Japan Trade Talk

    Rough Week for U.S., Japan Trade Talk
    Posted September 30, 2014 Trade talks with Japan experienced a bumpy week when both countries blamed the other for a “stalemate over farm exports,” according to a Reuters article by Krista Hughes and Linda Sieg available here.…
  • Sep 29

    Eloy Farmer Fighting for Reclassification

    Eloy Farmer Fighting for Reclassification
    Posted September 29, 2014 An Eloy farm owner, Michael McKenzie, is battling the Pinal County Assessor’s Office to prove his small-scale organic operation is an “active farm,” according to a TriValley Central article by…
  • Sep 25

    Bridge to Clean Energy Future Act Introduced

    Bridge to Clean Energy Future Act Introduced
    --> Posted September 25, 2014 Reps. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa have introduced a bill titled the Bridge to a Clean Energy Future Act of 2014, or H.R. 5559, according to an Ethanol Producer article by Erin…
Rank this Week: 463

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Expand Your Foreign Business in Florida

    Expand Your Foreign Business in Florida
    Many of the companies and businesses you see in Florida are related to or owned by foreign business entities. If you own a foreign company and want to expand your foreign business in Florida, there are different ways you can setup a business…
  • Sep 25

    Florida Company Documents are A Florida Business Contract

    Florida Company Documents are A Florida Business Contract
    Florida company documents to create a company, such as a Florida LLC or Florida Corporation, are a contract between the partners of the business. If these company documents, which should include a Florida Operating Agreement or Florida…
  • Sep 23

    Apply for an E2 Visa in Florida

    Apply for an E2 Visa in Florida
    If you are a foreign individual interested in starting a company in Florida, or who has already started a company in Florida, then you should consider applying for an E2 visa in Florida. An E2 visa allows foreign entrepreneurs who are…
Rank this Week: 494

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Sep 30

    Supreme Court Will Not Consider the Securities Act Statute of Repose Issue in the Indy Mac Case After All

    Supreme Court Will Not Consider the Securities Act Statute of Repose Issue in the Indy Mac Case After All
    As I had noted on this blog (here), one of the important securities law cases on the U.S. Supreme Court’s docket for the upcoming term involved the failed IndyMac bank. The Court had granted cert in the case to decide whether the…
  • Sep 29

    The Travel Issue: Edinburgh Edition

    The Travel Issue: Edinburgh Edition
    The D&O Diary is on assignment in the United Kingdom this week, with the first stop in the venerable city of Edinburgh, for meetings and an event. Due to flight delays, cancellations and missed connections, my visit to Scotland’s…
  • Sep 25

    Oklahoma Legislature Adopts Derivative Litigation Fee-Shifting Provision

    Oklahoma Legislature Adopts Derivative Litigation Fee-Shifting Provision
    One of the most interesting recent developments has been the onset of innovative litigation reform efforts in the form of bylaw revisions. Among the most intriguing of these efforts involves fee shifting bylaws, whereby an unsuccessful…
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China Hearsay

China Hearsay

Covers China law, business and economics. By Stan Abrams.

http://www.chinahearsay.com/
  • Sep 30

    Stop Saying It’s a 7-day Holiday!

    Stop Saying It’s a 7-day Holiday!
    You’ve heard me complain about China’s holiday schedule before. We all do it, at least twice a year, but it does bear repeating. Why? Two reasons: 1) anything that is misleading or incorrect should be fixed; and 2) it pisses me…
  • Sep 30

    Baker & McKenzie: New Compliance and Disclosur…

    Baker & McKenzie: New Compliance and Disclosur…
    Baker & McKenzie: New Compliance and Disclosure Requirements for Your China Subsidiaries bit.ly/1wTohqF – summary of 2014 changes © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
  • Sep 29

    A Look at Just How Much China’s Housing Downturn C…

    A Look at Just How Much China’s Housing Downturn C…
    A Look at Just How Much China’s Housing Downturn Could Hurt GDP – China Real Time Report – WSJ on.wsj.com/ZmpAUf © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
Rank this Week: 543

Northern Law Blog

Northern Law Blog

Practice updates, reflections, and interpretations by Northern Illinois University College of Law alumni.

http://www.northernlawblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Formatting an Appellate Brief in Microsoft Word

    Formatting an Appellate Brief in Microsoft Word
    I just came across a Lawyerist post from last year that gives very detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to format a brief in Microsoft Word. I have been using Microsoft Word for nearly 20 years with frustrating results, so I…
  • Sep 12

    Could Adrian Peterson have used a switch if he was in Illinois?

    Could Adrian Peterson have used a switch if he was in Illinois?
    News broke this afternoon that Adrian Peterson, one of the greatest running backs of all time, was indicted for “reckless or negligent injury to a child.” Multiple media outlets report that the indictment stems from an incident in…
  • Sep 9

    This law firm should subscribe to the Northern Law Blog.

    This law firm should subscribe to the Northern Law Blog.
    A law firm from Chicago was hired to appeal the property tax assessments for 71 different parcels of real estate located in Aurora Township, Kane County. The tax appeals were due by October 4, 2013, the thirtieth day after the publication of…
Rank this Week: 476

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Sep 29

    Virginia Student May Sue a Principal for a Cell Phone Search

    Virginia Student May Sue a Principal for a Cell Phone Search
    A Virginia federal district court recently ruled that a student has the right to sue his high school principal after the school official conducted a search of the student's cell phone. The student, identified in the lawsuit only as W.S.G.,…
  • Sep 19

    NLRB Opinion May Make McDonald's Joint Employers with Franchisee

    NLRB Opinion May Make McDonald's Joint Employers with Franchisee
    American business has long relied upon the franchise model. Brands like McDonald's grant individuals a license for the right to use their trademarks and sell their products. McDonald's also gives franchisees marketing plans and operations…
  • Sep 12

    LinkedIn Settles Lawsuit Over Sales Department Wage

    LinkedIn Settles Lawsuit Over Sales Department Wage
    Last month LinkedIn agreed to pay approximately $6 million in overtime to 359 current employees. The settlement is based on investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor finding that the company violated federal wage laws.LinkedIn reached a…
Rank this Week: 477

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Marijuana Grow House Charges and Probable Cause

    Marijuana Grow House Charges and Probable Cause
    Marijuana grow house busts are on the rise throughout Palm Beach County, Florida as recently shown with several arrest of Lantana residents Raul Contreras Gonzalez, Luis Acosta and Victor Perez. Why such a spike in grow house busts by local,…
  • Sep 26

    Expert Witness Controversy in Florida Criminal Trial

    Expert Witness Controversy in Florida Criminal Trial
    The Florida Appellate Courts and the Florida Supreme Court have tightened the screw on many Circuit and County Court judges, along with ill-advised Assistant State Attorneys, when the issue is brought to their attention that prosecutors are…
  • Sep 23

    Miranda Warnings and DUI Arrest

    Miranda Warnings and DUI Arrest
    The routine DUI stop in Palm Beach County, Florida results in the suspected driver being asked many questions. The driver may not have had the privilege of Miranda, the driver’s right to a lawyer before answering any of the police…
Rank this Week: 537

Environmental - Appeals Court

Environmental - Appeals Court

Summarizes environmental decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://environmentalappealscourt.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    Smith Lake Improvement and Stakeholders Association v. FERC, et al.

    Smith Lake Improvement and Stakeholders Association v. FERC, et al.
    Smith Lake Improvement and Stakeholders Association v. FERC, et al. - In the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 13-1074. The Panel said, "Petitioner Smith Lake Improvement and Stakeholder Association asserts…
  • Sep 26

    USA v. NCR Corporation

    USA v. NCR Corporation
    USA v. NCR Corporation - 9/25/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 13-2441 & 13-2447. Two decisions related to the cleanup of the Lower Fox River and Green Bay Su-perfund Site in northeastern Wisconsin.…
  • Sep 25

    Friends of the Wild Swan v. Weber

    Friends of the Wild Swan v. Weber
    Friends of the Wild Swan v. Weber - 9/24/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case Nos. 13-35817 & 13-35819. The panel affirmed the district court's denial of two preliminary injunctions in plaintiff…
Rank this Week: 469

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Ebersole.

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Alabama Band Teacher Accused of “Bondage Sex” With Student

    Alabama Band Teacher Accused of “Bondage Sex” With Student
    Sex crimes allegations and charges will often arise between students and teachers, students and coaches or other authorities. In a high-profile case, an Alabama high school band teacher has been accused of forcing at least 8 female students…
  • Sep 25

    Alabama Student Fabricated Sexual Assault and Kidnapping

    Alabama Student Fabricated Sexual Assault and Kidnapping
    False accusations can severely impact the lives of the accused and tie up valuable resources. In a recent and highly publicized Alabama case, a University of Alabama student falsified a report that she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted.…
  • Sep 21

    United States v. Meidel: Motions to Suppress Evidence in Felon in Possession of Firearms Case

    United States v. Meidel: Motions to Suppress Evidence in Felon in Possession of Firearms Case
    United States v. Meidel, an appeal from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit, involved a man (“Defendant”) who neighbors complained was firing a gun in the direction of nearby houses. Police performed a…
Rank this Week: 531

Insolvency Blog

Insolvency Blog

Covers insolvency and corporat restructuring in the UK, Europe, cross-border and beyond. By Mercer & Hole.

http://www.mercerhole.co.uk/blog/insolvency-blog
  • Sep 29

    Pre-packs good for troubled businesse

    Pre-packs good for troubled businesse
    Pre-packs can be a constructive insolvency process, but they should not be used as a sticking plaster that delays an inevitable collapse. This is the conclusion of a recent article in The Scotsman, which merits reading as a clear exposition…
  • Jul 25

    HMRC increase the pressure to pay tax on time

    HMRC increase the pressure to pay tax on time
    Changes to legislation in recent years, some of which have only recently been introduced,  have enabled HMRC to take more aggressive steps to make sure that those who they believe should be paying tax, do indeed do so. Examples include…
  • Jul 18

    Liquidators, landlords and lease disclaimer: the business rates problem

    Liquidators, landlords and lease disclaimer: the business rates problem
    In the case of Schroder Exempt Property Unit Trust & Anor v Birmingham City Council [2014] EWHC 2207 (Admin), the landlord’s liability for business rates after the tenant’s liquidator disclaimed the lease was confirmed. The…
Rank this Week: 512

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

http://www.nybusinessdivorce.com/
  • Sep 29

    You’re Fired! No, I’m Oppressed!

    You’re Fired! No, I’m Oppressed!
    Tom Rutledge, one of the country's leading lawyers and commentators on business organizations, recently published a fascinating article on minority shareholder oppression in which he challenges whether courts ought to provide remedies for…
  • Sep 22

    Choose the Right Dissolution Statute for the Right Remedy

    Choose the Right Dissolution Statute for the Right Remedy
    A recent decision by Justice Vito DeStefano highlights the choices to be made by a 50% shareholder when choosing the statutory basis for dissolution, and the effect the choice has on available remedies. The case is featured in this week's New…
  • Sep 15

    A Boost for Books-and-Records Proceeding

    A Boost for Books-and-Records Proceeding
    A decision last week by a Manhattan appellate panel eases the way for books-and-records proceedings brought by shareholders seeking corporation records evidencing misconduct by officers and directors. Find out more in this week's New York…
Rank this Week: 533

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Research Resources: Daily Report for Executives (BNA)

    Research Resources: Daily Report for Executives (BNA)
    If you are interested in a daily news service that covers legislative, regulatory, news, and expert analysis for business and commercial issues check the BNA Daily Report for Executives.  The Report also provides in-depth coverage of…
  • Sep 27

    DOJ Legislative Historie

    DOJ Legislative Historie
    A collection of federal legislative histories created by U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) library staff over the years, and previously available only to DOJ staff members, is now digitized and available to everyone here on the DOJ web site.…
  • Sep 24

    They're Baaack. . . ?: PACER Update

    They're Baaack. . . ?: PACER Update
    A recent WSJ post reported that the federal judiciary plans to restore online access to archives of federal case filings that had been removed from PACER.“We regret the disruption in electronic access to this information, but I am…
Rank this Week: 534

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 27

    Case o' The Week: Jurisdiction challenge bombs in Ninth - Garcia and post-Morrison Commerce Clause j/x

    Case o' The Week: Jurisdiction challenge bombs in Ninth - Garcia and post-Morrison Commerce Clause j/x
     Does a little apartment building in sleepy Fairfield, California sufficiently affect interstate commerce sufficiently to trigger federal jurisdiction?  Yep – by per se rule. United States v. Garcia, 2014 WL 4637169 (9thCir.…
  • Sep 25

    Developments In Federal Search And Seizure Law – 2014

    Developments In Federal Search And Seizure Law – 2014
    The Oregon Federal Public Defender has issued the latest version of Developments in Federal Search and Seizure Law (available here), updated with cases right up to Judge Watford’s great opinion in the Johnny Nora case. The outline,…
  • Sep 22

    Sessoms v. Grounds, No. 08-17790 (McKeown…

    Sessoms v. Grounds, No. 08-17790 (McKeown for a 6-5 en banc majority; Kozinski, Callahan, and Murguia, dissenting) ---  An en banc panel reversed, for the second time, a district court's denial of a § 2254 petition filed by a…
Rank this Week: 464

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

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

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
Rank this Week: 547

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Missouri personal injury law and consumer safety news. By Tatlow, Gump, Faiella & Wheelan LLC.

http://www.missouriinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Sidney Eckman Wheelan attends AAJ Trial Advocacy College

    Sidney Eckman Wheelan attends AAJ Trial Advocacy College
    Sidney Eckman Wheelan, a partner in the litigation firm of Tatlow, Gump, Faiella & Wheelan, LLC , returns to Missouri after attending the American Association of Justice Trial Advocacy College in Denver Colorado. AAJ’s colleges are…
  • Sep 15

    Missouri Supreme Court Finds Missouri Statute Limiting Punitive Damages Unconstitutional

    Missouri Supreme Court Finds Missouri Statute Limiting Punitive Damages Unconstitutional
    In a unanimous decision on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, the Missouri Supreme Court decided that the mandatory reduction of a punitive damage award pursuant to Missouri Statute 510.265 violates a plaintiff’s right to a trial by jury as…
  • Sep 8

    Beneficiary Deeds – A New Way to Attack Them

    Beneficiary Deeds – A New Way to Attack Them
    In the recent decision Ivy v. Smith, S.C 93872, the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri recognized the right to challenge beneficiary designations on bank accounts and motor vehicle titles by proving that the creator of the accounts lacked…
Rank this Week: 462

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

Features current developments in whistleblower lawsuits brought under the False Claims Act. By Phillips & Cohen LLP.

http://quitam.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 22

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 22
    The SEC has awarded an anonymous whistleblower, represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP, more than $30 million for his role in helping to uncover fraud that would not have been detected otherwise. This is the largest whistleblower award…
  • Sep 22

    SEC Awards More Than $30M to P&C Whistleblower

    SEC Awards More Than $30M to P&C Whistleblower
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved its highest ever whistleblower award – at least $30 million to $35 million – to a whistleblower represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP.“Our client exposed extraordinarily…
  • Sep 19

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 15

    Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of September 15
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is urging Congress to increase rewards for Wall Street whistleblowers. Holder says the increased rewards will encourage potential whistleblowers to come forward, potentially preventing another financial…
Rank this Week: 548

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Sep 26

    Pew Research Internet Project — Sick Are Going Social

    Pew Research Internet Project — Sick Are Going Social
    Maybe it started with WebMD, a site on which one can input his or her symptoms and identify their possible causes. Easy, fairly accurate and quick, WebMD provides instant gratification and helps users determine what might be wrong with them…
  • Sep 23

    Using Work Hours as Volunteer Hours Becoming Part of Corporate Culture

    Using Work Hours as Volunteer Hours Becoming Part of Corporate Culture
    The hip shoe and sunglasses company TOMS has set the bar for giving back to the community through its One for One movement. The Southern California-based business helps someone in need for every product it sells and, since its founding in…
  • Sep 22

    Medical Mistakes: Tracking Trail of Errors in Operating Rooms Tricky

    Medical Mistakes: Tracking Trail of Errors in Operating Rooms Tricky
    Nearly half a million Americans die each year from hospital mishaps that, more often than not, are preventable. Foreign objects left in patients’ bodies during surgeries, air bubbles entering patients’ veins via faulty IVs and…
Rank this Week: 518

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 539

Trucking Accident Blog

Trucking Accident Blog

Covers recent trucking accidents and trucking law. By Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC.

http://www.thetruckingattorneys.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    New Technology Blocks Use of Cell Phones for Truck Drivers on the Road

    New Technology Blocks Use of Cell Phones for Truck Drivers on the Road
    Millions of accidents occur annually due to distracted driving. Nowadays, fiddling with our cell phones is one of the most common examples of distracted driving. One upstate New York beverage distributer, DeCrescente Distributing Co., uses…
  • Sep 11

    Seeking Compensation For a Loved One

    Seeking Compensation For a Loved One
    The trauma of being involved in a trucking accident can have lasting effects that are physically, mentally and financially draining. One of the last things anyone might be considering is filing a claim against the responsible party, but…
  • Aug 29

    The Cost of a Trucking Accident Starts at the ER

    The Cost of a Trucking Accident Starts at the ER
    Last year, The Washington Post reported that “the average emergency room visit now costs 40 percent more than a month’s rent.” Hundreds of millions of people visit the emergency room each year, with about 43 percent of all…
Rank this Week: 501

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 25

    Search PLIs Online

    Search PLIs Online
    Jenkins owns over 2500 print publications from the Practising Law Institute.  To help find a title, chapter or form on your topic, use PLI Discover Plus to search their database of PLI treatises, course handbooks and answer books from…
  • Sep 11

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Congressional Hearings on ProQuest Congressional

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Congressional Hearings on ProQuest Congressional
    ProQuest Congressional is Jenkins' go-to source for U.S. legislative materials, including Hearings, House and Senate Documents, House and Senate Reports, and more. Hearings are meetings of the House, Senate, or a committee to discuss proposed…
  • Aug 28

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Model Penal Code on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Model Penal Code on HeinOnline
    The Model Penal Code was adopted by the American Law Institute in 1962 and officially printed with Explanatory Notes in 1985. The Code is a compilation of model laws regarding the definition of crimes, treatment and correction, and the…
Rank this Week: 480