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How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 132

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Automotive Engineering Expert Witness Partially Allowed

    Automotive Engineering Expert Witness Partially Allowed
    Plaintiff filed suit after a car in which he was a passenger rolled over, causing injury.  Plaintiff hired an automotive engineering expert witness to provide testimony, and the defendants filed a motion to exclude.  The court…
  • Sep 18

    Infectious Disease Expert Witness Testimony Allowed

    Infectious Disease Expert Witness Testimony Allowed
    Plaintiff sued defendant alleging the visit to defendant’s store caused her infections.  Plaintiff hired two infectious disease expert witnesses to assist in her case.  Defendant filed a motion for summary judgment which…
  • Sep 15

    Common Problems of Being an Expert Witne

    Common Problems of Being an Expert Witne
    Professional blogger Rosemary Jones provides her perspective on the common problems of being an expert witness.  Ms. Jones writes on several niches particularly in law, including personal injury, estate planning, business law, real…
Rank this Week: 538

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Great Plains Lending, LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 17-184 Issue: Whether a generally applicable federal statute, which is silent as to its applicability to Indian Tribes, should…
  • Sep 25

    Cert grants from the long conference: The September effect

    Cert grants from the long conference: The September effect
    The Supreme Court’s September 25 “long conference” is now behind us; if the past is any guide, the grants out of that conference should be released on Thursday, September 28. The initial grants out of the long conference are…
  • Sep 25

    Event Announcement: Entry-Ban Discussion at Heritage Foundation

    Event Announcement: Entry-Ban Discussion at Heritage Foundation
    On September 28 at 12 pm, the Heritage Foundation will host an event titled, “Is the Immigration Order Constitutional? – Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project.” Speakers include Will Consovoy and David Fontana;…
Rank this Week: 15

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Catching up...

    Catching up...
    Catching up on appellate articles from last week:The ABA Journal offered Is Posner's 'baffling' book an ethics breach? Chief judge objects to release of internal memos.The DJ's Moskovitz on Appeals column was Can you DIG it,…
  • Sep 25

    Dodging appellate sanction

    Dodging appellate sanction
    Here's a final footnote in this unpub'd decision here that sticks it to an appellant:     Any remaining points in [Appellant's] opening brief “are simply overtaken or outflankedby resolution of the matters which we…
  • Sep 25

    5th DCA Pro Tem update

    5th DCA Pro Tem update
    Judge Donald S. Black of the Superior Court of Fresno County will be sitting Pro-Tem beginning August 1, 2017 until November 30, 2017
Rank this Week: 108

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

Provides commentary and analysis on cases going in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio. By Marianna Bettman.

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 1984

The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

Features an appellate practitioner's take on practice and legal developments in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. By Greg May.

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
  • Sep 25

    TrueFiling comes to the Second District Court of Appeal

    TrueFiling comes to the Second District Court of Appeal
    Perhaps the title of this post should be the other way around: The Second District Court of Appeal comes to TrueFiling. Although the The Second District has had e-filing for some document sin place for several years, it appears to…
  • Aug 21

    Mandatory e-filing in the California Supreme Court is imminent – learn the rules!

    Mandatory e-filing in the California Supreme Court is imminent – learn the rules!
    The California Supreme Court adopted voluntary e-filing this summer, but e-filing will become mandatory on September 1, 2017. The court uses the TrueFiling system, which I have found to be rather user-friendly.…
  • Aug 21

    How flexible is that midnight electronic filing deadline in federal court?

    How flexible is that midnight electronic filing deadline in federal court?
    When I was a young lawyer, my mentor told me, “Practice law as if the rules will always be strictly enforced against you but will never be strictly enforced against the adverse party.” Wise words. Last week I posted about a…
Rank this Week: 556

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 216

Litigation PostScript

Litigation PostScript

Provides information and practical tips on legal persuasion spanning pretrial and trial phases, for jury, bench and arbitration settings. By Persuasion Strategies.

http://www.litigationps.com/litigation_postscript_per/
  • Sep 25

    Voir Dire on Islamophobia

    Voir Dire on Islamophobia
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: President Trump has just announced the third version of his ban on travel to the U.S. by residents from specific countries. This time the ban includes the unlikely traveler from North Korea and some Venezuelan…
  • Sep 21

    Recognize the Weakness of ‘Hardball’ Rhetoric

    Recognize the Weakness of ‘Hardball’ Rhetoric
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: In his speech to the UN General Assembly last Tuesday, President Trump issued a pretty blunt threat. If the United States is forced to, he said, “We will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea." It was…
  • Sep 18

    Look for an Increased Perception that Racism Is a Major Problem

    Look for an Increased Perception that Racism Is a Major Problem
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: There's a quote most often associated with Martin Luther King: "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” When applied to historical progress, these words generally connote the…
Rank this Week: 354

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Sep 25

    3 Keys to Structuring a Contract

    3 Keys to Structuring a Contract
    Before you draft any of the provisions, you need to consider how you will structure the contract. In a nutshell, think about what to include, how to organize it, and ease of reading. 1. Consider the principles of contract construction. A…
  • Sep 22

    What to Tell a Client When the Case Lacks Merit

    What to Tell a Client When the Case Lacks Merit
    When you’re hired to make an initial case evaluation, make sure you have an understanding with the client that, if you find that the case lacks merit, you won’t provide any further representation on it. A case may seem compelling…
  • Sep 20

    How Tenants Can Get Remedies for Habitability Violations and Nuisance

    How Tenants Can Get Remedies for Habitability Violations and Nuisance
    When a landlord severely neglects maintenance issues or another tenant’s behavior causes a nuisance, California law gives tenants several ways to get relief. Tenants dealing with habitability violations or nuisances can bring an…
Rank this Week: 338

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Sep 25

    Fall-Down Case Goes to Jury

    Fall-Down Case Goes to Jury
    Just because a plaintiff’s actions may have arguably contributed to creating a dangerous condition does not mean summary judgment for defendant is guaranteed in a premises liability case. In Rader v. Ruby Tuesday, Inc., No.…
  • Sep 21

    Exculpatory Provision Enforced in Transportation Agreement

    Exculpatory Provision Enforced in Transportation Agreement
    An exculpatory agreement contained in a contract for transportation services may be enforceable against a plaintiff claiming ordinary negligence. In Copeland v. Healthsouth/Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital, L.P., No. W2016-02499-COA-R3-CV…
  • Sep 18

    No Invasion of Privacy When Information Was Already Public

    No Invasion of Privacy When Information Was Already Public
    A plaintiff cannot claim invasion of privacy based on information that she herself has already disclosed in a public filing. In Graham v. Archer, No. E2016-00743-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Aug. 10, 2017), the Court of Appeals affirmed…
Rank this Week: 26

Everlaw Blog

Everlaw Blog

Explores litigation and ediscovery technology - as well as its context in the broader legal space.

http://blog.everlaw.com
Rank this Week: 1245

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Covers legal technology used in litigation and eDiscovery, especially on the plaintiff's side.

http://blog.everlaw.com
Rank this Week: 2020

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2069

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Sep 25

    2017 Welcomes Changes in Non-Compete Law

    2017 Welcomes Changes in Non-Compete Law
    This year, California, Illinois and Nevada amended their non-compete statutes to help protect employees' right to change employers. Idaho, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, and Washington considered various amendments, but were unsuccessful…
  • Sep 6

    Can an Employee Prepare to Compete with His Employer While Still on the Employer’s Payroll?

    Can an Employee Prepare to Compete with His Employer While Still on the Employer’s Payroll?
    In Texas, employees have the right to resign from employment and go into business in competition with their employers (absent a non-compete agreement). There is nothing legally wrong in engaging in such competition or in preparing to compete…
  • Aug 30

    Texas Statute Prohibits Firing and Discrimination Against Employees Who Evacuate

    Texas Statute Prohibits Firing and Discrimination Against Employees Who Evacuate
    Texas employers may not discharge or otherwise discriminate against an employee who “leaves the employee’s place of employment to participate in a general public evacuation ordered under an emergency evacuation order.” Tex.…
Rank this Week: 2097

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

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

http://www.leventhalpllc.com/news-commentary/
Rank this Week: 3763

Appellate Advocacy Blog

Appellate Advocacy Blog

Edited by David R. Cleveland, Kendall D. Isaac, Tonya Kowalski, Elizabeth Berenguer Megale and Randall L. Hodgkinson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/appellate_advocacy/
  • Sep 25

    Justice Kagan on the Benefits of the Supreme Court Bar

    Justice Kagan on the Benefits of the Supreme Court Bar
    As we get closer to the start of the Supreme Court's October 2017 term, it is time to think once again about the lawyers that we will likely see before the Court. Undoubtedly veteran Supreme Court advocates like Paul Clement...
  • Sep 22

    Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup September 22, 2017

    Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup September 22, 2017
    Each week, the Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup presents a few tidbits of news and Twitter posts from the past week concerning appellate advocacy. As always, if you see something during the week that you think we should be sure...
  • Sep 21

    Meet Noel Francisco, the new Solicitor General, just in time for First Monday

    Meet Noel Francisco, the new Solicitor General, just in time for First Monday
    On September 19, 2017, Noel Francisco was confirmed, 50-47, as the new Solicitor General of the United States. As the Supreme Court is set to begin arguments on October 2, Solicitor General Francisco will have a busy next few days....
Rank this Week: 431

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Sep 25

    Checking the Government’s Deception Through Public Employee Speech

    Checking the Government’s Deception Through Public Employee Speech
    Heidi Kitrosser, The Special Value of Public Employee Speech, 2015 Sup. Ct. Rev. 301 (2016).Helen NortonSuppose the United States elected a president with authoritarian tendencies. Imagine that the president regularly attacked and undermined…
  • Sep 22

    Contracting for the Public Good

    Contracting for the Public Good
    Patience A. Crowder, Impact Transaction: Lawyering for the Public Good through Collective Impact Agreements, 49 Ind. L. Rev. 621 (2016).Eboni NelsonAlthough contracts may not immediately come to mind when one considers measures by which to…
  • Sep 21

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review
    Wendy Wagner, William West, Thomas McGarity & Lisa Peters, Dynamic Rulemaking, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 183 (2017), available at SSRN.Christopher WalkerRetrospective review remains a hot topic in administrative law. The Administrative Conference…
Rank this Week: 511

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

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

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 501

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Sep 25

    September Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    September Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the September 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $2.2 million verdict- Hinds County car wreck case covered here (8/18/17); $1.22 million verdict- Gulfport federal court under-insured motorist case covered here…
  • Sep 20

    Hoopla Over 53% Bar Passage Rate

    Hoopla Over 53% Bar Passage Rate
    There was a front page article yesterday in the Clarion-Ledger about the 53% passage rate in Mississippi for the July Bar Exam. It opens: Entering the legal profession in Mississippi is once again proving difficult for those seeking to become…
  • Sep 18

    PERS in a Death Spiral?

    PERS in a Death Spiral?
    This John Mauldin article posted on Zero Hedge is scary for PERS participants and taxpayers. Although I recommend the entire piece, here are some key observations: Today we will zero in on one of those forces, which last week I called…
Rank this Week: 120

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 125

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Sep 24

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?
      Attorneys, judges and jurors all want to see themselves as fair, equitable, and rational, yet studies show that despite our best intentions none of us are free from bias. Implicit bias refers to unconsciously held biases that do not…
  • Jul 24

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW
    PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been 6 months since my last post. One of the drawbacks to the aging process is that time seems to pass so much faster than when we were younger. … Continue reading →
  • Jan 15

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
Rank this Week: 1925

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

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

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Sep 24

    I thought we were exclusive? Some issues with the Hague Convention on Choice of Court, Brussels Ia and Brexit

    I thought we were exclusive? Some issues with the Hague Convention on Choice of Court, Brussels Ia and Brexit
    This blog post is by Dr Mukarrum Ahmed (Lancaster University) and Professor Paul Beaumont (University of Aberdeen). It presents a condensed version of their article in the August 2017 issue of the Journal of Private International…
  • Sep 19

    International Congress, Call for Paper

    International Congress, Call for Paper
    The Private International Law Group from the School of Law of Carlos III University of Madrid (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, www.uc3m.es) is delighted to announce its International Congress on matters of matrimonial property regimes and…
  • Sep 19

    Child & Family Law Quarterly: Special Brexit Issue

    Child & Family Law Quarterly: Special Brexit Issue
    Back in March the Child & Family Law Quarterly together with Cambridge Family Law hosted a conference on the impact of Brexit on international family law (see our previous post). Some of the academic papers that were presented at this…
Rank this Week: 179

Kentucky Court Report

Kentucky Court Report

Provides updates of decisions, argument calendars, news and developments for the Supreme Court of Kentucky and Kentucky Court of Appeals. By Michael Stevens.

http://kycourtreport.com/
Rank this Week: 1824

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Sep 22

    Latest Edition of the Jur-E Bulletin

    Latest Edition of the Jur-E Bulletin
    The Evil Eye Florida’s First District Court of Appeal issued an opinion in Ivey v. State on September 13, 2017. Mr. Ivey was convicted of drug related offenses following a jury trial. During jury selection, neither the prosecution nor…
  • Sep 21

    Following Oregon's Trail: Implementing Automatic Voter Registration to Provide for Improved Jury Representation in the United State

    Following Oregon's Trail: Implementing Automatic Voter Registration to Provide for Improved Jury Representation in the United State
    Julie Cascino Abstract This Note examines the Oregon "Motor Voter" Act within the context of jury pools. Most states choose names for jury selection almost solely from voter registration lists. The Note argues that other states…
  • Sep 15

    Latest Edition of the Jury-E Newsletter

    Latest Edition of the Jury-E Newsletter
    Silence as Evidence of Juror Rehabilitation The Supreme Court of the State of Colorado rendered an opinion in People v. Clemmons on September 11, 2017. During voir dire conducted by the defense counsel, three jurors indicated that they would…
Rank this Week: 3675

the complex litigator

the complex litigator

Covers complex litigation and class actions. By H. Scott Leviant.

http://thecomplexlitigator.com/post-data/
Rank this Week: 623

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury. By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Patrick Salvi discusses 2017 Red Mass on Relevant Radio

    Patrick Salvi discusses 2017 Red Mass on Relevant Radio
    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Managing Equity Partner Patrick A. Salvi was featured on Relevant Radio with Father Greg Sakowicz Friday morning discussing the 2017 Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago’s Red Mass. At this year’s Red…
  • Sep 21

    Salvi Law September Pet of the Month: Adoptable pets Taffy and Santi

    Salvi Law September Pet of the Month: Adoptable pets Taffy and Santi
    CHICAGO (September 21, 2017) – The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has committed to finding local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. We have teamed up with the Anti Cruelty Society in…
  • Sep 19

    Illinois Tollway worker killed in hit and run on I-294

    Illinois Tollway worker killed in hit and run on I-294
    ALSIP, Ill. (September 19, 2017) – An Illinois tollway worker was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday afternoon on I-294 near south suburban Alsip. Just before 12:30 p.m., the maintenance worker was outside of his vehicle picking…
Rank this Week: 2268

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

Provides a summary of selected civil and criminal cases. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 1384

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 630

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

Covers the defense of accessibility claims under the ADA and FHA. By Richard Hunt.

http://accessdefense.com
  • Sep 22

    Surrender as a strategy in ADA litigation.

    Surrender as a strategy in ADA litigation.
    The defendant in Johnson v. Patel, 2017 WL 3953949 (E.D. Cal. Sept. 8, 2017) used an increasingly common strategy to deal with an ADA lawsuit. He gave up.  Most lawyers would never recommend complete surrender as a…
  • Sep 11

    Dialing for Dollars – Ninth Circuit encourages abusive ADA litigation

    Dialing for Dollars – Ninth Circuit encourages abusive ADA litigation
    In Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center v. Hospitality Properties Trust, 2017 WL 3401319 (9th Circuit, August 9, 2017) the Ninth Circuit decided once again to make abusive serial ADA litigation as easy as possible, ignoring both the…
  • Sep 7

    ADA and the internet – you can be tagged for what your vendors do wrong.

    ADA and the internet – you can be tagged for what your vendors do wrong.
    Near the end of the decision in Gil v. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., 2017 WL 2547242, at *3 (S.D. Fla. June 12, 2017) the trial court includes in its injunctive relief a requirement that  Winn-Dixie “require any third party…
Rank this Week: 342

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Massachusetts Changes its Felony Murder Doctrine for the Better

    Massachusetts Changes its Felony Murder Doctrine for the Better
    One fall evening in 2009, four men met up at one Timothy Brown’s apartment.  They had earlier been driving around together when two of them, Hernandez and Hill, decided to rob two women at gunpoint.  Hernandez, who had…
  • Sep 7

    Title IX and Sexual Assault on College Campuses: Back to School Edition

    Title IX and Sexual Assault on College Campuses: Back to School Edition
    Whether you are heading off to your first year of college, or are returning for your fourth (or sixth, or ninth) year of higher education, you are likely aware that sexual assault prevention is a big issue on college and university campuses…
  • Aug 18

    BPD Attempts to Intimidate College Students Ahead of Rally, But Students Should be Able to Peacefully Protest

    BPD Attempts to Intimidate College Students Ahead of Rally, But Students Should be Able to Peacefully Protest
    Yesterday, Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans sent a message of warning to Boston-area college students ahead of a planned “Free Speech” rally and numerous counter-protests. He told college students “please act in a…
Rank this Week: 1962

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Camper Comes Loose; Hits SUV Head-On

    Camper Comes Loose; Hits SUV Head-On
    A Kentucky couple and their two grandchildren, a six-month-old and a three-year-old, were struck head-on by a camper that broke loose from a truck. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene; the six-month old died a few days from acute…
  • Sep 14

    Chain-Reaction Crash Leaves Passenger Fighting for Justice under Her Own Insurance Policy

    Chain-Reaction Crash Leaves Passenger Fighting for Justice under Her Own Insurance Policy
    Suffering a personal injury in an auto accident is bad enough, but when the insurance company refuses in bad faith to negotiate or settle a claim, the impact can be devastating. Here is a case where an insurance company put their bottom line…
  • Sep 5

    Construction Worker Recovers $2.7 Million Settlement in Scaffolding Collapse

    Construction Worker Recovers $2.7 Million Settlement in Scaffolding Collapse
    A 35-year-old California construction worker recently received a $2.7 million settlement for a severe brain injury he suffered when a defective scaffold broke apart, causing him to fall 20 feet. The man was initially diagnosed with a broken…
Rank this Week: 4094

South Florida Trial Practice

South Florida Trial Practice

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://southfloridatrial.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 22

    Thoughts on National Registration for Service Dog

    Thoughts on National Registration for Service Dog
    I’ve posted before, here and here, regarding the dilemma business owners have when faced with a customer with a dog (fake service dog) or a customer with an animal (emotional support animal – which are not afforded the same…
  • Sep 14

    Boston Terriers Revolt – Mass. Considers Law to Penalize Fake Service Dog

    Boston Terriers Revolt – Mass. Considers Law to Penalize Fake Service Dog
    Following up on my earlier post regarding fake service dogs, news from up north that Massachusetts is also considering a law to penalize those that pass off pets at service dogs. The bill would makes passing a pet off as a service…
  • Sep 13

    Time to Get Back To Work After Hurricane Irma – Part I

    Time to Get Back To Work After Hurricane Irma – Part I
    Hurricane Irma did a number on South Florida and the Keys and while many people have no power and damage (myself included), we are all getting back to work.  Over the next few days I’m going to focus my posts on post-Irma…
Rank this Week: 1565

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Sep 22

    Judge Nealon of Lackawanna County Addresses Request for Financial Worth Discovery in Punitive Damages Case

    Judge Nealon of Lackawanna County Addresses Request for Financial Worth Discovery in Punitive Damages Case
    In the case of Charlesworth v. Galacci, No. 2014-CV-3390 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Sept. 19, 2017 Nealon, J.), the trial court in Lackawanna County addressed the merits of a Plaintiff's motion for punitive damages discovery in a dog bite…
  • Sep 21

    Court Finds No Liability Regarding Provision of Driving Direction

    Court Finds No Liability Regarding Provision of Driving Direction
    In the case of Garlick v. Anadarko Petroleum Corp., No. 4:12-CV-01166 (M.D. Pa. Aug. 15, 2017 Brann, J.), Judge Matthew W. Brann of the Federal Middle District Court of Pennsylvania granted summary judgment in favor of the defense in a case…
  • Sep 18

    Landlord Not Liable for Criminal Acts Off the Leased Premise

    Landlord Not Liable for Criminal Acts Off the Leased Premise
    In the case of Bonacci v. Pal, No. 2015-CV-4501 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Aug. 25, 2017 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas granted a residential landowner’s demurrer in a wrongful death case on…
Rank this Week: 3833

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 3161

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Sep 21

    Cross border M&A in 2017

    Cross border M&A in 2017
    Following the surge of mergers and acquisitions in the final quarter of 2016, many attempted to predict whether 2017 would follow suit. For instance, the Financial Times anticipated that the increase in mergers and acquisitions would…
  • Sep 20

    Libor retirement and implications for contracts tied to it

    Libor retirement and implications for contracts tied to it
    The London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor), the interest rate benchmark used to calculate interest rates on short-term loans by many large banks, will be phased out after 2021 according to its regulator. The London based Financial Conduct…
  • Sep 19

    Wait and CETA

    Wait and CETA
    We have previously reported on the progress of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) on this blog (see here and here). While the implications and impact of CETA on both business and M&A activity in…
Rank this Week: 1345

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Sep 21

    $57 Million Plaintiff Award in Philadelphia Transvaginal Mesh Trial

    $57 Million Plaintiff Award in Philadelphia Transvaginal Mesh Trial
    On September 7th, a Philadelphia jury awarded plaintiff Elle Ebaugh a $57 million award in her case against... Read More The post $57 Million Plaintiff Award in Philadelphia Transvaginal Mesh Trial appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Sep 21

    $57 Million Plaintiff Award in Philadelphia Transvaginal Mesh Trial

    $57 Million Plaintiff Award in Philadelphia Transvaginal Mesh Trial
    On September 7th, a Philadelphia jury awarded plaintiff Elle Ebaugh a $57 million award in her case against... Read More The post $57 Million Plaintiff Award in Philadelphia Transvaginal Mesh Trial appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Sep 19

    Selecting an Expert Witness: Pitfalls and Best Practice

    Selecting an Expert Witness: Pitfalls and Best Practice
    The more complex your case, the more likely it is that you will need one or more expert... Read More The post Selecting an Expert Witness: Pitfalls and Best Practices appeared first on The Expert Institute.
Rank this Week: 1785

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Covers commercial and civil litigation in New York.

http://www.nylitigationfirm.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2129

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    DWI Jury Instructions Must Be Tailored to the Evidence | DWI Defense

    DWI Jury Instructions Must Be Tailored to the Evidence | DWI Defense
    Proper DWI Jury Instructions The Court of Criminal Appeals handed down its decision in Burnett v. State today holding that trial courts must tailor the definition of “intoxication” in DWI jury instructions to the facts raised in…
  • Sep 18

    Is CBD Oil Legal in Texas? | CBD Oil Prescriptions in Texa

    Is CBD Oil Legal in Texas? | CBD Oil Prescriptions in Texa
    CBD Oil Prescriptions in Texas CBD Oil is legal by prescription in Texas to treat seizures caused by intractable epilepsy. CBD Oil is not legal recreationally, for pain relief, anxiety, depression or other any other purpose. Although CBD Oils…
  • Sep 14

    How to Keep the Police Out of Your iPhone | iPhone X Edition

    How to Keep the Police Out of Your iPhone | iPhone X Edition
    Apple unveiled its newest iPhones this week – the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X (“iPhone 10 not iPhone “X”.) Tim Cooks assured the world that Face ID – Apple’s face recognition technology – is 20 times…
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Litigation Consulting Report

Litigation Consulting Report

Covers trial presentation theory, trial graphics designs, trial technician recommendations and jury research methodologies. By A2L Consulting.

http://www.a2lc.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    3 Suggestions for Overcoming Memory’s Inherent Limitation

    3 Suggestions for Overcoming Memory’s Inherent Limitation
    Forty years of research about the psychology of human memory has shown that our memories are far from perfect replicas of the events that they purport to describe. Eyewitness accounts, in particular, have been proved unreliable – with a…
  • Sep 11

    Courtroom Technology and Its Limitation

    Courtroom Technology and Its Limitation
    We write here frequently about the importance of using visual evidence in trials and indeed in all sorts of other legal forums. But technology is not the be-all and end-all of persuasion. It is a very useful tool, but the importance of…
  • Sep 7

    Jurors Will Believe Anything (That They Already Believe)

    Jurors Will Believe Anything (That They Already Believe)
    During one college summer, I used to engage in aikido, a martial art. In retrospect, it was all a bit goofy, but I learned some good lessons from it. In particular, I learned about a technique common to many of the martial arts and to…
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I Object!

I Object!

Covers the rules for preserving the record for appeal. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/preservation-of-error-blog/
  • Sep 20

    When in Doubt, Assume the Earliest Possible Deadline

    When in Doubt, Assume the Earliest Possible Deadline
    One of the most important factors in preserving your appellate rights is knowing when the clock starts running on your deadline to appeal. While the answer may appear simple as a matter of course, that is not always the case. In Love v.…
  • Jul 31

    The Ins and Outs of Appellate Statements of Jurisdiction: How to Avoid Common Mistake

    The Ins and Outs of Appellate Statements of Jurisdiction: How to Avoid Common Mistake
    Though Statements of Jurisdiction may seem like a simple part of an appellate brief, parties often make mistakes in drafting jurisdictional statements. In fact, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently wrote: “There is…
  • Jul 7

    You Gotta Serve Somebody, But You Gotta Do So Correctly: Preserving Sanctions Motion

    You Gotta Serve Somebody, But You Gotta Do So Correctly: Preserving Sanctions Motion
    Emails can create many problems for litigants and their lawyers, but a recent appellate decision in Florida demonstrates yet another peril: proper service, and thus preservation, of demands for sanctions. In Isla Blue Dev., LLC v. Moore, ___…
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The Jury Room

The Jury Room

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

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Sep 20

    An update on liars, lies and lying: Most of us lie routinely 

    An update on liars, lies and lying: Most of us lie routinely 
    Time for an update on who lies, why they lie, and how you can spot them. We’ve written a lot about deception in the past but there’s always more to say (believe it or not). We’re going to cover several articles in this post…
  • Sep 18

    Communicating with those who know they are right (even when they are so very wrong)

    Communicating with those who know they are right (even when they are so very wrong)
    Today’s highlighted research looks at ways to communicate with people who ignore evidence that contradicts their beliefs and values. This tendency is called “dogmatism” and essentially reflects one’s (un)willingness to…
  • Sep 13

    The “underestimation-of-compliance effect”: Get up and move

    The “underestimation-of-compliance effect”: Get up and move
    We’d really rather call this the “34 reasons you should get up and talk face-to-face rather than emailing or texting effect” but that’s probably why we’re not academics. It’s become habitual to email or…
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Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
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Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Sep 19

    Smith on Baude on Qualified Immunity

    Smith on Baude on Qualified Immunity
    Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Fred Smith’s essay, The Trouble with Qualified Immunity. Fred reviews Will Baude’s recent article, Is Qualified Immunity Unlawful?, which is forthcoming in the California Law Review.
  • Sep 18

    Forum on Federal Administrative Adjudication - Washington, DC (9/29)

    Forum on Federal Administrative Adjudication - Washington, DC (9/29)
    Here’s the announcement from the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS): The Forum on Federal Administrative Adjudication, which will take place on Friday, September 29 from 9:00 a.m. to noon, will now be held in Room 50 of…
  • Sep 6

    Eleventh Circuit reverses grant of summary judgment against plaintiffs challenging Alabama’s lethal injection protocol

    Eleventh Circuit reverses grant of summary judgment against plaintiffs challenging Alabama’s lethal injection protocol
    Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit issued a unanimous decision in Grayson v. Warden. The plaintiffs-appellants are challenging Alabama’s three-drug lethal injection protocol, and the Eleventh Circuit reversed the…
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Nashville Trial Lawyer Blog

Nashville Trial Lawyer Blog

Covers news, injury, consumer, business and class action law. By Law Office of David S. Hagy PLC.

http://www.nashvilleinjurylawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1954

Special Situations Law

Special Situations Law

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Covers shareholder activist and defence mandates, as well as complex reorganization transactions.

http://www.specialsituationslaw.com/
  • Sep 18

    Defamation lawsuits as a defence to shareholder activism

    Defamation lawsuits as a defence to shareholder activism
    Activist investors engaged in proxy fights typically mount aggressive public relations campaigns in order to undermine shareholder confidence in a target company’s performance and leadership, whether through social media, online forums…
  • Sep 8

    Expect the Unexpected: What Boards can do to Plan for Crise

    Expect the Unexpected: What Boards can do to Plan for Crise
    As a standard precaution, boards should take steps to handle potential crises before one arises. This is particularly so in light of the increasing risk of cybercrime and privacy breaches, and the broader impact of negative social media…
  • Aug 21

    Investors heating up the conversation on climate change

    Investors heating up the conversation on climate change
    Shareholders are placing increased value on non-financial factors when making investment decisions. Some of these factors are environmental and social issues. In particular, shareholder proposals on climate change have recently gained some…
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