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SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    New SCOTUSblog iOS app now available

    New SCOTUSblog iOS app now available
    The new SCOTUSblog iOS app is now available in the App Store for free download. Users will have mobile access to the regular content on the blog – posts, case pages, stat packs, special features and videos, as well as “This week…
  • Sep 20

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    Yesterday the Senate confirmed Noel Francisco as solicitor general by a vote of 50-47. Amy Howe has this blog’s coverage, which first appeared at Howe on the Court. Additional coverage comes from Ryan Lovelace in The Washington…
  • Sep 19

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Ho v. ReconTrust Co. 17-278 Issue: Whether entities conducting foreclosure-related activities, including notifying borrowers that their homes will be sold unless payment is made, are subject to the Fair…
Rank this Week: 10

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…
Rank this Week: 46

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 15

    Memorial for Judge Noonan

    Memorial for Judge Noonan
    On Monday, 9/18 at 4:00, the 9th Circuit will hold--and livestream at this link--a Memorial Ceremony for Judge John T. Noonan.
  • Sep 15

    Registration now open for "Federalism Now"

    Registration now open for "Federalism Now"
    FEDERALISM NOWUC Berkeley School of Law, Friday, Nov. 3 9:00 to 5:30Free admission, registration requiredlaw.berkeley.edu/federalismnowThis full-day conference will bring together a diverse set of scholars, practitioners, and policymakers to…
  • Sep 15

    14-day 23(f) deadline not jurisdictional

    14-day 23(f) deadline not jurisdictional
    Today the 9th Circuit finds the Rule 23(f) 14-day deadline to seek appellate review is not jurisdictional and may be subject to tolling. Opinion is here.The panel held that the fourteen-day Rule 23(f) deadline was not jurisdictional.…
Rank this Week: 29

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 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…
  • Sep 18

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied
    You moved for summary judgment but your motion was denied. Here’s a checklist of four things to ask yourself. __   1.  Are there any new or different facts, circumstances, or law that couldn’t have been presented…
  • Sep 15

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud
    The following is a guest blog post by Perry L. Segal, an attorney and management consultant at Charon Law, Redwood City. Mr. Segal has over 25 years of combined experience in law and technology. He is co-chair of the California Council of…
Rank this Week: 97

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 95

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: 251

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 5

    Defense Verdict in Grenada County Medical Malpractice Trial

    Defense Verdict in Grenada County Medical Malpractice Trial
    On August 18, 2017 a Grenada County jury returned a defense verdict in Estate of Angle v. Wade. Plaintiffs alleged the wrongful death of Merle Angle. Mr. Angle presented to the emergency room in November 2012 with significant angioedema…
Rank this Week: 219

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 14

    Negligent Supervision Allowed Under Tennessee Claims Commission Act

    Negligent Supervision Allowed Under Tennessee Claims Commission Act
    The Tennessee Claims Commission has exclusive subject matter jurisdiction over a claim by a plaintiff that the state “negligently supervised and retained a prison guard who sexually assaulted [an] inmate.” In Vetrano v. State, No.…
  • Sep 12

    Battery Claim Proceeds In Absence of Significant Injury

    Battery Claim Proceeds In Absence of Significant Injury
    Depending on the circumstances, a police officer pulling a handcuffed person by the chain linking the two cuffs may be enough to support a claim for assault and battery in Tennessee, even without evidence of a significant injury. In Stafford…
Rank this Week: 344

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Kean Miller Donates $25,000 To Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

    Kean Miller Donates $25,000 To Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort
    As we learned during the flooding in South Louisiana in August of 2016, the help of our neighbors and friends in Texas and around the country strengthened us, and allowed our communities to rebuild and flourish. That’s part of the…
  • Sep 6

    Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues an Updated Emergency Order – Hurricane Harvey

    Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues an Updated Emergency Order – Hurricane Harvey
    By Tokesha Collins-Wright On September 1, 2017, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (“LDEQ”) updated the emergency order that was issued by the Governor of Louisiana on Thursday, August 24, 2017. That earlier…
  • Sep 5

    Judge Strikes Down OT Rule

    Judge Strikes Down OT Rule
    By A. Edward Hardin, Jr., Brian R. Carnie, and Erin L. Kilgore A Federal District Judge in Texas struck down an Obama administration Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division rule that would have nearly doubled the salary basis requirement…
Rank this Week: 230

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 15

    Parents Win Anti-Bullying Lawsuit Against Clark County School District

    Parents Win Anti-Bullying Lawsuit Against Clark County School District
    How well are anti-bullying policies being implemented in America’s schools? That question is at the heart of a case against Nevada’s Clark County School District. The parents who brought the case say that not only were they not…
  • Sep 8

    EEOC Sues Estée Lauder Over Gender Discrimination in Parental Leave Policy

    EEOC Sues Estée Lauder Over Gender Discrimination in Parental Leave Policy
    Most company executives are aware of the FMLA benefits due to expectant mothers who work at their firm. Perhaps they even provide those mothers with extra benefits, like a few weeks of paid leave just before or after the birth. While mothers…
  • Sep 1

    Enjoy Labor Day!

    Enjoy Labor Day!
    Labor Day is upon us. Summer is unofficially over. Many kids have started school and the rest will start in a few days . . .
Rank this Week: 162

Juries

Juries

Examines interesting and new developments regarding grand juries and trial juries. By Thaddeus Hoffmeister.

http://juries.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Cara Menyadap Whatsapp Orang Lain Dengan Mudah

    Cara Menyadap Whatsapp Orang Lain Dengan Mudah
    Whatsapp adalah aplikasi chatting sebagai pengganti sms yang hampir dimiliki semua pengguna ponsel baik itu android, ios dan lainnya. Dimana aplikasi pintar ini memiliki banyak sekali fungsi, seperti halnya untuk sms, voice note, mengirim…
  • Jan 27

    model rambut messi gaya rambut terbaru

    model rambut messi gaya rambut terbaru
     Pengagum sepak bola terutama fans bobot Lionel Messi anyar saja nih di buat ramai oleh mengedarnya tampilan rambut anyar sang bintang. Lewat account instagram pribadi sang istri, Antonela Roccuzzo (@antoroccuzzo88) rambut anyar Lionel…
  • Jan 26

    tips merias wajah anak untuk hari kartini

    tips merias wajah anak untuk hari kartini
     Tepatnya tanggal 21 April 2015, diperingati yang menjadi Hari Kartini. Tiap-tiap Hari Kartini banyak sekolah, lembaga, serta perusahan memperingatinya oleh cara lakukan karnaval. Peserta karnaval diwajibkan memakai baju kebiasaan atau…
Rank this Week: 128

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

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

http://accessdefense.com
  • 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…
  • Aug 27

    Common sense and the ADA – A breath of fresh air from California

    Common sense and the ADA – A breath of fresh air from California
    Strong v. Johnson et al, 2017 WL 3537746 (S.D. Cal. Aug. 27, 2017) probably won’t go down in history as a landmark ADA decision, but shows a sometimes uncommon level of common sense about the difference between technical ADA…
Rank this Week: 372

Ringler Radio - Legal Settlements

Ringler Radio - Legal Settlements

Internet radio show / Podcast hosted by the leaders in structured settlements. From Ringler Associates and the Law Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/ringler-radio
  • Sep 4

    Alleviating the Workers’ Compensation and Disability Management Proce

    Alleviating the Workers’ Compensation and Disability Management Proce
    The workers’ compensation and disability management process can be complicated for both employers and their workers. In this Ringler Radio podcast, host Larry Cohen and co-host, Duke Wolpert talk about…
  • Aug 15

    The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance and Universal Claims Certification

    The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance and Universal Claims Certification
    The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), the largest professional association in the insurance industry, recently announced a new initiative, the Universal Claims Certification (UCC), which is a certification program with a goal…
  • Jul 17

    Sports Concussions on the Field

    Sports Concussions on the Field
    Professional athletes in the NFL and other professional sports have concussions on the field, leading to questions about the long-time impact on a player’s health and workers compensation litigation cases. Today on Ringler Radio, host,…
Rank this Week: 127

Asset Search Blog

Asset Search Blog

Covers asset searches, fraud investigations, and legal strategies for recovering hidden assets. By Fred L. Abrams.

http://www.assetsearchblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Whistleblowers, Secret Swiss Bank Accounts & Recovering Hidden Asset

    Whistleblowers, Secret Swiss Bank Accounts & Recovering Hidden Asset
    A) PROGRAM DESCRIPTION At the New York County Lawyers’ Association on October 3, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM, I will be the program chair of “Whistleblowers, Secret Swiss Bank Accounts & Recovering Hidden Assets.”…
  • Jul 10

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Searching For A Spouse’s Beneficially Owned Asset

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Searching For A Spouse’s Beneficially Owned Asset
    According to The Financial Action Task Force anti-money laundering group: Beneficial owner refers to the natural person(s) who ultimately owns or controls a customer and/or the natural person on whose behalf a transaction is being conducted.…
  • May 15

    Money Laundering Typologies & An Asset Search

    Money Laundering Typologies & An Asset Search
    One way to learn how to search for hidden assets is to read “A Laundry List For An Asset Search.” Another way is to study money laundering typologies. Money laundering typologies are used by law enforcement and regulators to…
Rank this Week: 135

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
  • 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…
  • Aug 15

    Should a respondent always move to strike a defective appellant’s opening brief?

    Should a respondent always move to strike a defective appellant’s opening brief?
    A brief must “[s]tate each point under a separate heading or subheading summarizing the point, and support each point by argument and, if possible, by citation of authority.” (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.204(a)(1)(B).) A party may…
Rank this Week: 237

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Aug 7

    Judge Shadur is Retiring

    Judge Shadur is Retiring
    Effective September 1, 2017, Senior Judge Milton Shadur will retire from the N.D. Illinois bench. Judge Shadur was appointed by President Carter and has served as a federal judge on the Northern District bench for 37 years. Chief Judge…
  • Jul 31

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent
    Solo Cup Operating Corp. v. Lollicup USA, Inc., No. 16 C 8041, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 17, 2017) (Lefkow, J.). Judge Lefkow granted plaintiff Solo Cup’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss several of defendant Lollicup’s…
  • Jul 28

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden
    Bodum USA, Inc. v. A Top New Casting, Inc., No. 16 C 2916, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 10, 2017) (Kennelly, J.). Judge Kennelly denied defendant A Top’s motion for summary judgment based upon plaintiff Bodum’s alleged…
Rank this Week: 394

Class Action Defense Blog

Class Action Defense Blog

Covers CAFA, class certification, employment law, FCRA, FDCPA and multidistrict litigation. By Michael Hassen of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://classactiondefense.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 325

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant
    Qui Tam Whistleblower One thing we cannot stress enough as attorneys for relators in False Claims Act cases is to respect the seal.  As you may know from reading this blog, the False Claims Act requires that any case filed by a qui tam…
  • Feb 10

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant
     One thing we cannot stress enough as attorneys for relators in False Claims Act cases is to respect the seal.  As you may know from reading this blog, the False Claims Act requires that any case filed by a qui tam whistleblower has…
  • Jan 27

    How do I blow the whistle on tax fraud?

    How do I blow the whistle on tax fraud?
    Tax Fraud Whistleblower Every year, people and companies in the United States cheat on their taxes.  The IRS has a special term for the amount of taxes that go unpaid each year.  It’s called the “Tax Gap,” which…
Rank this Week: 169

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

Offers tips and techniques for trials lawyers. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.illinoistrialpractice.com/
  • Aug 17

    This Blog Is on An Extended Hiatus: A Guide to the Archive

    This Blog Is on An Extended Hiatus: A Guide to the Archive
    Although I've been posted here regularly (sometimes semi-regularly) for more than ten years, I think it's time to wrap up this blog and put some sort of bow around it. As of now, I have no plans to delete the...
  • Jun 26

    More Articles I Wrote Recently for <ital>Lawyerist</ital>

    More Articles I Wrote Recently for &lt;ital&gt;Lawyerist&lt;/ital&gt;
    Here are two articles I wrote recently for Lawyerist, both on litigation-related themes: 1. How to Take a Deposition Like a Pro 2. How to Have a Collegial Relationship with Opposing Counsel I tried to fill both articles with solid,...
  • May 5

    Fast and Thorough Deposition Preparation

    Fast and Thorough Deposition Preparation
    The sixth revision to my book about depositions, Deposition Checklists and Strategies, is available from James Publishing. Here's information about the book from the James Publishing website-- Creating an outline is the most efficient way of…
Rank this Week: 362

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 608

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 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…
  • Sep 14

    “Shop-in-shop” retail: perfecting your security interest

    “Shop-in-shop” retail: perfecting your security interest
    In today’s business world, we continue to see creative interconnection among businesses. These arrangements are often motivated by a desire for companies to attain certain benefits of M&A transactions (such as synergies) without…
Rank this Week: 1742

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: 1734

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 20

    Oral Argument: Lisa Blatt & the Power of Knowing Your Client's Busine

    Oral Argument: Lisa Blatt &amp; the Power of Knowing Your Client's Busine
    I'm thrilled to join the team at the Appellate Advocacy Blog. I am, literally, a professor of appellate advocacy; I teach and direct the Ilana Diamond Rovner Program in Appellate Advocacy at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. I will post...
  • Sep 19

    #TwitterTuesday--State Supreme

    #TwitterTuesday--State Supreme
    Last week I saw some big news on Facebook. The Georgia Supreme Court is now on Twitter! Most #appellatetwitter followers are familiar with the tweeting Georgia Court of Appeals Chief Judge Stephen Dillard (@JudgeDillard). Now we get to hear…
  • Sep 14

    Learned Thursdays: Let go the idea that legal analysis involves neatly boxing information.

    Learned Thursdays: Let go the idea that legal analysis involves neatly boxing information.
    This post is from one of our new co-editors, Ruth Anne Robbins, Distinguished Clinical Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School. Look for new co-editors in the upcoming weeks For seventy-five years, with the release of Snow White and the Seven...
Rank this Week: 2194

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&nbsp;
    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 &ldquo;underestimation-of-compliance effect&rdquo;: 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…
Rank this Week: 4393

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

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

http://www.leventhalpllc.com/news-commentary/
  • Sep 20

    Court Scam: State Courts Require a $299 (plus $5) Filing Fee To File a Notice of Removal?

    Court Scam: State Courts Require a $299 (plus $5) Filing Fee To File a Notice of Removal?
    It is a shame when a justice system behaves unjustly. In Minnesota, when a client is sued in state court and removes the case to federal court, the client is obligated to pay a “filing fee” to the state court for the simple filing…
  • Sep 13

    Tracking Down Dollars…Someone’s Gotta Do It…

    Tracking Down Dollars…Someone’s Gotta Do It…
    Among civil litigators, the variety of legal practice is staggering. It is hard to believe that we think of ourselves as having the same job. In fact, we most certainly do not. Many lawyers at Messerli & Kramer do debt collection work…
  • Sep 11

    Hansmeier/Steele, Guava/Prenda Coda: The Tail of a Sad Tale…

    Hansmeier/Steele, Guava/Prenda Coda: The Tail of a Sad Tale…
    Update (September 11, 2017): Mr. Hansmeier’s public defender’s efforts to dismiss the 18-count indictment against Mr. Hansmeier were unsuccessful (denial of motion, last week, linked here). Few, if any, will feel sympathy for Mr.…
Rank this Week: 3603

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 20

    Limitations on the Business Case for Diversity

    Limitations on the Business Case for Diversity
    Jamillah Bowman Williams, Breaking Down Bias: Legal Mandates vs. Corporate Interests, Wash. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017), available on SSRN.Marcia L. McCormickThose working in antidiscrimination law are well-versed in the central role that the…
  • Sep 19

    Who Should Terminate or Modify Irrevocable Trusts?

    Who Should Terminate or Modify Irrevocable Trusts?
    Bradley E.S. Fogel, Terminating or Modifying Irrevocable Trusts by Consent of the Beneficiaries—A Proposal to Respect the Primacy of the Settlor’s Intent, 50 Real Prop., Tr. & Est. L.J. 337 (2016). Michael Yu Professor Bradley…
  • Sep 18

    When the Life of the Law is Logic

    When the Life of the Law is Logic
    Sarah B. Lawsky, Formalizing the Code, 70 Tax L. Rev. 377 (2017), available at SSRN. Susan Morse In Formalizing the Code, Professor Sarah Lawsky offers a glimpse of what might be gained if law were written in formal logic…
Rank this Week: 4299

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
Rank this Week: 458

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 2782

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/
Rank this Week: 2960

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Sep 18

    Apple’s new ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ mode aims to keep drivers safe on the road

    Apple’s new ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ mode aims to keep drivers safe on the road
    CHICAGO (September 18, 2017) – Drivers know how dangerous distracted driving is, but we can all agree it is difficult to unplug and not look at our phones while driving. Luckily, Apple is rolling out new technology that could…
  • Sep 12

    DILLARD RECEIVES SERVICE AWARD

    DILLARD RECEIVES SERVICE AWARD
    Read More The post DILLARD RECEIVES SERVICE AWARD appeared first on Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C..
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The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Sep 19

    Big Improvements to Self-Serve Productions—You’re Going to Want to See Thi

    Big Improvements to Self-Serve Productions—You’re Going to Want to See Thi
    Last week’s release brought an important new feature to the Everlaw platform and we can’t wait to tell you about it. With this release, we’ve taken an already game-changing feature—self-serve productions—and made…
  • Sep 7

    Overcoming the Technical Ediscovery Challenges in Multidistrict Litigation

    Overcoming the Technical Ediscovery Challenges in Multidistrict Litigation
    There are many challenges in multidistrict litigation (“MDL”), and a number of these are technical in nature. Using the right technology can help you move from constant headaches and human error to a smooth process where legal…
  • Aug 31

    Five Helpful Tips for Preparing for Trial

    Five Helpful Tips for Preparing for Trial
    One critical purpose for discovery is, of course, to prepare a case for trial. But in preparing for trial, a lawyer also prepares the case for mediation, allowing them to advise their client on the strengths of their position, possible…
Rank this Week: 2266

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • 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.
  • Sep 14

    The Accident Free Riding Program – Assessing Liability in Riding Accident

    The Accident Free Riding Program – Assessing Liability in Riding Accident
    Key points that are beneficial to understanding most riding accidents arose during a case in which I was... Read More The post The Accident Free Riding Program – Assessing Liability in Riding Accidents appeared first on The Expert…
  • Sep 14

    How to be a Better Expert Witne

    How to be a Better Expert Witne
    If you are reading this blog, chances are that you are: (1) An attorney looking for an expert... Read More The post How to be a Better Expert Witness appeared first on The Expert Institute.
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The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Sep 19

    Big Improvements to Self-Serve Productions—You’re Going to Want to See Thi

    Big Improvements to Self-Serve Productions—You’re Going to Want to See Thi
    Last week’s release brought an important new feature to the Everlaw platform and we can’t wait to tell you about it. With this release, we’ve taken an already game-changing feature—self-serve productions—and made…
  • Sep 7

    Overcoming the Technical Ediscovery Challenges in Multidistrict Litigation

    Overcoming the Technical Ediscovery Challenges in Multidistrict Litigation
    There are many challenges in multidistrict litigation (“MDL”), and a number of these are technical in nature. Using the right technology can help you move from constant headaches and human error to a smooth process where legal…
  • Aug 31

    Five Helpful Tips for Preparing for Trial

    Five Helpful Tips for Preparing for Trial
    One critical purpose for discovery is, of course, to prepare a case for trial. But in preparing for trial, a lawyer also prepares the case for mediation, allowing them to advise their client on the strengths of their position, possible…
Rank this Week: 2241

Everlaw Blog

Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Sep 19

    Big Improvements to Self-Serve Productions—You’re Going to Want to See Thi

    Big Improvements to Self-Serve Productions—You’re Going to Want to See Thi
    Last week’s release brought an important new feature to the Everlaw platform and we can’t wait to tell you about it. With this release, we’ve taken an already game-changing feature—self-serve productions—and made…
  • Sep 7

    Overcoming the Technical Ediscovery Challenges in Multidistrict Litigation

    Overcoming the Technical Ediscovery Challenges in Multidistrict Litigation
    There are many challenges in multidistrict litigation (“MDL”), and a number of these are technical in nature. Using the right technology can help you move from constant headaches and human error to a smooth process where legal…
  • Aug 31

    Five Helpful Tips for Preparing for Trial

    Five Helpful Tips for Preparing for Trial
    One critical purpose for discovery is, of course, to prepare a case for trial. But in preparing for trial, a lawyer also prepares the case for mediation, allowing them to advise their client on the strengths of their position, possible…
Rank this Week: 1394

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: 2309

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Sep 6

    Federal Conspiracy Defense | What is Federal Conspiracy?

    Federal Conspiracy Defense | What is Federal Conspiracy?
    Federal Conspiracy Charges: One of the Most Powerful Prosecutorial Tools in the Government’s Arsenal When most people think about the criminal justice system they think of crimes perpetrated by individuals or small groups in discrete,…
Rank this Week: 1331

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: 2091

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 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…
  • Sep 15

    Electrical Engineering Expert Witness Testimony Not Allowed

    Electrical Engineering Expert Witness Testimony Not Allowed
    Plaintiff sued defendant to recover insurance payment made after a house fire.  Plaintiff alleged that defendant was negligent in installing an electric “smart” meter, which they say caused the fire.  The plaintiff hired…
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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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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 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…
  • Sep 14

    Adapt to Information Engagement Style

    Adapt to Information Engagement Style
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: You've probably heard the expression, "Minds are like parachutes: They only function when they're open." That is undoubtedly true for some people. And if you're one of the curious regular readers of this blog,…
  • Sep 11

    Use 'Free Speech' to Disinhibit Expressions of Bias in Voir Dire

    Use 'Free Speech' to Disinhibit Expressions of Bias in Voir Dire
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: One of the main goals of voir dire is to encourage jurors to express some of their actual biases so that you can use those expressions as a basis for cause or peremptory challenges. And there is one big obstacle to…
Rank this Week: 3551

Business Litigation Info

Business Litigation Info

Covers business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media. By Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

http://www.ficlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 18

    September 2017 Website Newsletter

    September 2017 Website Newsletter
    Charlie Faruki and Laura Sanom lead a team (Melinda Burton, Don Burton, Michael Mayer, Zach Heck, and Jason Palmer) that recently secured summary judgment in favor of one of the firm’s long-time clients, Premier Health, resulting in…
  • Sep 13

    Did Equifax Executives Commit Securities Fraud in the Wake of the Company’s Historic Data Breach?

    Did Equifax Executives Commit Securities Fraud in the Wake of the Company’s Historic Data Breach?
    Two corporate executives at Equifax sold over 10,000 of their shares in the corporation just three days after Equifax discovered hackers accessed the names and social security numbers of 143 million Americans. Equifax discovered the data…
  • Aug 30

    The Inverse Hearsay Exception

    The Inverse Hearsay Exception
    In a seminal public records exception case, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held that, where proffered hearsay evidence is inadmissible under the public records exception against a criminal defendant, the government cannot attempt to…
Rank this Week: 3387

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 15

    CUMMINS MEDIATION SERVICES

    CUMMINS MEDIATION SERVICES
    After realizing recent successes in bringing personal injury civil litigation cases to an amicable resolution while serving as a Federal Court Mediator for the Middle District, I wish to offer my services for private…
  • Sep 15

    Summary Judgment Granted in Bad Faith Claim Where Delays in Claims Process Caused, In Part, by Insured

    Summary Judgment Granted in Bad Faith Claim Where Delays in Claims Process Caused, In Part, by Insured
    In the bad faith decision of Doherty v. Allstate Indem. Co., No. 15-05165 (E.D. Pa. April 6, 2017 Pappert, J.), the court granted the carrier summary judgment in a claim arising out of allegations of poor investigation and claims handling by…
Rank this Week: 3542

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: 2387

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Sep 16

    Was The Nisha Call Nisha Calling Adnan Back After an Unanswered or Dropped Call?

    Was The Nisha Call Nisha Calling Adnan Back After an Unanswered or Dropped Call?
    As we all know, Nisha was a key witness in the Adnan Syed case. She testified that on some unknown date she received a call from Adnan, who told her that his friend Jay had invited him to his job...
  • Sep 14

    When is a Witness Unavailable to Testify at Trial Due to Mental Illness?

    When is a Witness Unavailable to Testify at Trial Due to Mental Illness?
    Similar to its federal counterpart, Idaho Rule of Evidence 804(b) contains hearsay exceptions that apply if the declarant is "unavailable." In turn, Idaho Rule of Evidence 804(a)(4) states that a declarant is unavailable when she…
  • Sep 12

    My New Essay: "Reciprocal Immunity"

    My New Essay: &quot;Reciprocal Immunity&quot;
    Today, I posted the draft of my new essay, "Reciprocal Immunity," on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A defendant is charged with using extortionate means to collect a loan. Two brothers give statements to the FBI. One brother’s…
Rank this Week: 3981

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • 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…
  • Sep 13

    Half of rape jurors make guilty verdict before deliberation

    Half of rape jurors make guilty verdict before deliberation
    Interesting research out of the United Kingdom about jurors and sexual assault charges. Apparently, close to half of the jurors who sit on sexual assault cases in the UK reach a guilty verdict prior to deliberating with other jurors. The...
  • Sep 7

    Juror Documentary: Lindy Lou, Juror Number2

    Juror Documentary: Lindy Lou, Juror Number2
    In a recently released documentary, Lindy Lou shares her experience of serving on a jury in the capital case of Bobby Wilcher who was sentenced to death in 1994. Despite the passage of more than twenty years, the verdict still...
Rank this Week: 4080