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SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    Event announcement: Cato panel on Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky

    Event announcement: Cato panel on Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky
    On February 22 at 12 p.m., the Cato Institute will host a panel discussion on Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky, a First Amendment case that will be argued before the Supreme Court on February 28. Panelists include Wen Fa, Ginger Anders and…
  • Feb 19

    OT2017 #14: “Justice for Stormy”

    OT2017 #14: “Justice for Stormy”
    The Supreme Court’s long break is over and we’re here to preview some of the most interesting cases from the February sitting. We take a deep dive into Janus v. AFSCME, Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach, Currier v.…
  • Feb 18

    This week at the court

    This week at the court
    We expect orders from the February 16 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday at 10 a.m. The court will hear oral argument on Tuesday in Currier v. Virginia and City of Hays v. Vogt and on Wednesday…
Rank this Week: 11

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 19

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Feb 9

    Sixteen-Year-Old Misrepresentation Claim Time-Barred

    Sixteen-Year-Old Misrepresentation Claim Time-Barred
    Where plaintiff could have discovered fire damage to her home by simply moving the refrigerator or looking in the HVAC return, the statute of limitations on her misrepresentation claims was not tolled under the discovery rule of the doctrine…
  • Feb 8

    Home Inspector Owes No Duty to Guest of Homebuyer

    Home Inspector Owes No Duty to Guest of Homebuyer
    The Tennessee Supreme Court recently refused to recognize liability for potential negligence from a home inspector to the third party guest of the purchaser of a home. In Grogan v. Uggla, No. M2014-01961-SC-R11-CV (Tenn. Nov. 21, 2017),…
  • Jan 23

    Radiologist Found to be Apparent Agent of Hospital

    Radiologist Found to be Apparent Agent of Hospital
    Where the only notification a hospital provided to a patient that a radiologist was not an agent of the hospital was buried in fine print in admission forms and not highlighted in any way, the trial court’s finding that the hospital was…
Rank this Week: 29

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 34

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: 37

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: 55

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/
  • Dec 8

    When Preparing to Present, Talk, Don't Read

    When Preparing to Present, Talk, Don't Read
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: In my line of work, I find myself on my feet giving presentations quite often: marketing talks, CLE seminars, strategy sessions. I prepare for those opportunities pretty extensively, but here is one thing I don't do as…
  • Dec 4

    Nod Your Head

    Nod Your Head
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Nodding your head up and down means "Yes." At least in our culture it does. And world travelers will know that this one thankfully translates to nearly all other countries and cultures as well. There are…
  • Nov 30

    Complete the Confidence Checklist

    Complete the Confidence Checklist
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: When an audience decides whether someone is credible or not, what do they look for? To a large degree, they look for confidence. In some ways, confidence can be viewed as performed credibility. Someone who is telling…
Rank this Week: 63

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 68

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

News, views and information on self-help law and pro se litigation.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/shlep
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Jan 5

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation
    Two state judges opine about the state of accessibility to the legal system. As the economy has worsened, the ranks of the self-represented poor have expanded. In a recent informal study conducted by the Self-Represented Litigation Network,…
Rank this Week: 92

The Briefcase

The Briefcase

Comments on Ohio law with an emphasis on criminal law. By Russ Bensing.

http://www.briefcase8.com/
  • Feb 28

    Friday Roundup

    Friday Roundup
    Big news from SCOTUS.  Not really.  The Potamac Nine did come down with a decision in a criminal case, Fernandez v. California.  The Highly Abbreviated Version of What Went Down:  the cops arrested Fernandez at his home,…
  • Feb 27

    My latest experiences with the burning bush

    My latest experiences with the burning bush
    I do a lot of appeals -- over 150, my BFF Lexis tells me -- and I'm constantly amazed at how much I still learn.  I've had two recent epiphanies.  The first is that the best time to start practicing for oral argument is just before…
  • Feb 26

    An unlikely story

    An unlikely story
    Every trial is a story.  The prosecution has a story.  The defense has a story.  Oftentimes, the defense story is nothing more than that the prosecution hasn't proved their story beyond a reasonable doubt. The prosecution's…
Rank this Week: 100

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Jan 16

    Sexual Harassment And The Enforcement Of Non-Disclosure Agreement

    Sexual Harassment And The Enforcement Of Non-Disclosure Agreement
        Sparked by the #MeToo movement, several legislatures (including Pennsylvania, California, and New York) are considering prohibiting employers from including non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and confidentiality clauses in the…
  • Oct 16

    The Opioid Crisis, The Courts, And The Chamber of Commerce

    The Opioid Crisis, The Courts, And The Chamber of Commerce
    On Sunday, the Washington Post published a detailed investigative report about how the drug industry snuck through Congress a bill that ruined one of the Drug Enforcement Agency’s key tools in the fight against the opioid epidemic. The…
  • Oct 16

    The Opioid Crisis, The Courts, And The Chamber of Commerce

    The Opioid Crisis, The Courts, And The Chamber of Commerce
    On Sunday, the Washington Post published a detailed investigative report about how the drug industry snuck through Congress a bill that ruined one of the Drug Enforcement Agency’s key tools in the fight against the opioid epidemic. The…
Rank this Week: 109

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

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

http://www.leventhalpllc.com/news-commentary/
  • Feb 19

    A Receivership Law Puzzle

    A Receivership Law Puzzle
    A Minnesota company (we’ll call it MinnCo) sued an Ohio company (we’ll call it OhioCo-1) in Minnesota on a $1.7 million claim. A separate Ohio company (OhioCo-2) sued MinnCo in Ohio on a $33,000 claim. MinnCo runs out of money.…
  • Feb 16

    Domestic Abuse or Abusive Defamation? (And the Enigma of Defamation Damages)

    Domestic Abuse or Abusive Defamation? (And the Enigma of Defamation Damages)
    There has been an explosion of defamation claims since, thanks to the internet and social media, every one of us has become a worldwide publisher. Defamation has been a frequent topic on Minnesota Litigator In addition to the world-wide…
  • Feb 14

    More on the Intractable Disaster of U.S. Immigration Policy

    More on the Intractable Disaster of U.S. Immigration Policy
    Update (February 14, 2018): In the posts below, we consider the case of Anibal Sanchez vs. Dahlke Trailer Sales. The case embodies violent collision of current U.S. immigration policy. Federal law prohibits the hiring of illegal immigrants.…
Rank this Week: 117

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Feb 13

    President Trump Nominates Texan to 5th Circuit Court of Appeal

    President Trump Nominates Texan to 5th Circuit Court of Appeal
    President Trump nominated Texan Andrew Oldham for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday. Oldham currently serves as General Counsel to the Governor of Texas. There was a lot of debate in the fall about whether Mississippi lost one of its…
  • Feb 12

    Services to Improve ECF Notices Worth A Look

    Services to Improve ECF Notices Worth A Look
    A developing area that helps litigators are companies that provide cloud based forwarding of federal court ECF notices. At their most basic level, the services download and email ECF filings for your participating cases. The key benefit of…
  • Feb 1

    What’s the Best Solution for Computer Legal Research?

    What’s the Best Solution for Computer Legal Research?
    I don’t know the best solution for computer legal research. I’ll tell you what I use and have learned over the years. Please post a comment if you have a better solution. Since last summer I’ve used Fastcase. I pay $95 per…
Rank this Week: 160

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/
  • Jan 11

    Asset Searches Under § 1782

    Asset Searches Under § 1782
    You may be able to use 28 U.S.C. § 1782 to perform asset searches connected to your foreign: divorce; dispute over a will; financial fraud claim; etc. This is true because pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782, the U.S. District Court can…
  • Dec 6

    3 Goals For Your Asset Search

    3 Goals For Your Asset Search
    Searching for an adversary’s hidden assets can be like tracking a shell-game-operator.  In USA v. Khalili for instance, Mr. Dan Farhad Khalili was accused of hiding assets & undeclared revenue from the IRS for 15 years at 5…
  • Dec 6

    3 Goals For Your Asset Search

    3 Goals For Your Asset Search
    Searching for an adversary’s hidden assets can be like tracking a shell-game-operator.  In USA v. Khalili for instance, Mr. Dan Farhad Khalili was accused of hiding assets & undeclared revenue from the IRS for 15 years at 5…
Rank this Week: 172

Lawyer Hatton

Lawyer Hatton

Covers cases and topics of interest to solo or small firm practices. From Tennessee attorney Tim Hatton.

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

    Anthony Trial - Day Three

    Anthony Trial - Day Three
    Yesterday was the most interesting day yet of the Anthony trial. The state continues to build on the story that they told during their opening statement by presenting witness testimony regarding Ms. Anthony's activities while her daughter…
  • May 26

    Anthony Trial - Day Two

    Anthony Trial - Day Two
    Day two of the Anthony trial in Florida was uneventful. The state is presenting its case exactly as they laid it out in the opening statement. They began by focusing on showing the jury how Ms. Anthony went about living her life and seemed…
  • May 24

    Anthony Trial - Day One

    Anthony Trial - Day One
    While working today, I set up a feed of the Anthony trial in Florida on my monitor so I could watch it. Today was opening statements. It is a fascinating case. The defense has a very interesting theory of the case and I am going to enjoy…
Rank this Week: 179

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/
  • Feb 19

    Appellate horror story

    Appellate horror story
    Something very scary happened at oral argument on Halloween in the Seventh Circuit last year. Those who like to listen to train wrecks can hear the oral argument here. How did the case come out? Well, the day after Valentine's Day, the…
  • Feb 19

    DJ profiles GMSR

    DJ profiles GMSR
    Last week the DJ profiled GMSR in LA-based appellate firm scores big wins handling major cases: "Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland LLP has built a strong reputation for a small firm by taking on tough appellate cases in state and…
  • Feb 19

    Bill to raise RT fee

    Bill to raise RT fee
    David Ettinger points out AB 2757, introduced last week, which is "An act to amend Section 69951 of, to amend, repeal, and add Section 69950 of, and to add and repeal Section 69950.5 of, the Government Code, relating to court reporters." The…
Rank this Week: 186

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Feb 19

    Class Two Insured Not Permitted to Stack UIM Limits Under Employer's Fleet Policy

    Class Two Insured Not Permitted to Stack UIM Limits Under Employer's Fleet Policy
    Tort Talkers may recall the prior blog post on the case of Selective Insurance of South Carolina v. Koons-Gill, No. 13-CV-6415 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Dec. 14, 2016 Nealon, J.), in which Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County…
  • Feb 19

    Tincher Decision Revisited by Pennsylvania Superior Court

    Tincher Decision Revisited by Pennsylvania Superior Court
    The courts of Pennsylvania continue attempt to move forward in the post-Tincher world of products liability cases, including in the actual Tincher case.On remand from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the trial judge in the actual Tinchercase…
  • Feb 16

    Motion to Coordinate Post-Koken Actions Pending In Separate Counties Into One County Granted

    Motion to Coordinate Post-Koken Actions Pending In Separate Counties Into One County Granted
    In his recent decision in the case of Grimes v. Velez, No. 2016-CV-4071 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Jan. 22, 2018 Gibbons, J.), Judge James A. Gibbons of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas granted a Plaintiff’s Motion to Coordinate…
Rank this Week: 185

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
  • Feb 6

    I’m back!

    I’m back!
    Or, should I say, the blog is back. I’m not sure how much blogging I will do in the near future, but at least the old posts are up again after an extended outage. The fix was really simple, but it took three tech support guys at my…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 242

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

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

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Feb 15

    The Sapiosexual Scale: Another emerging demographic subgroup? 

    The Sapiosexual Scale: Another emerging demographic subgroup? 
    The last time we talked about an emerging demographic group, it was the lumbersexual [usually urban-dwelling bearded men who wear flannel but are unlikely to have ever chopped wood]. And as good social scientists we of course realize that by…
  • Feb 13

    DNA, insanity, brain imaging—an  update on all things neuroscience

    DNA, insanity, brain imaging—an  update on all things neuroscience
    It’s been a while since we updated the neurolaw area of the blog so we’re doing a combination post to alert you to a number of things we’ve seen coming across our desks. Think of these as things you can use to show…
  • Feb 8

    What does religion look like in America  now? In a word—different

    What does religion look like in America  now? In a word—different
    Just as we see changing demographics in America related to ethnicity (link to post on Asian and Hispanic Americans)—the American landscape with regard to religion and religious affiliation has also changed. But we still tend to think…
Rank this Week: 265

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • May 26

    Judge: Still No to Obama Immigration Action

    Judge: Still No to Obama Immigration Action
    A federal judge in Texas early this week refuses to lift an injunction blocking the Obama administration’s immigration policy to defer deportations for illegal immigrants living in the United States. Andrew Hanen, a U.S. district judge,…
  • May 26

    Art Activists: New York City Halted Museum Protest Speech

    Art Activists: New York City Halted Museum Protest Speech
    Several art activists filed a federal suit against New York City and claimed their First Amendment rights were being violated during last year’s Metropolitan Museum of Art protest. The plaintiffs utilized mobile video projectors to show…
  • May 25

    Court of Appeals Allows Reprieve for Tobacco Firms on Package Message

    Court of Appeals Allows Reprieve for Tobacco Firms on Package Message
    The tobacco industry won’t have to include messages on their packaging indicating of them lying to American public, according to a federal court of appeals ruling in Washington, D.C. The federal court of appeals last week ruled that tobacco…
Rank this Week: 243

Appellate Law & Practice

Appellate Law & Practice

Covers appellate law and advocacy.

http://appellate.typepad.com/appellate/
  • Dec 10

    Giving it up.

    Giving it up.
     I am going to be discontinuing my participation in this blog in the next week or so.  If you want someone to blame, blame 1) non-lawyers; 2) furries; and 3) the victims rights/tort reform industry. 
  • Dec 8

    CA1: large law firm loses case on behalf of client

    CA1: large law firm loses case on behalf of client
     US Securities & Exch v. Tambone, No. 07-1384. This is a close case. On the one hand, the government is bringing an enforcement action regarding misleading prospectuses to sell mutual funds. On the other hand, the defendants are represented…
  • Dec 8

    CA1: It’s official. Everything is mail fraud.

    CA1: It’s official. Everything is mail fraud.
    US v. Hebshie, 07-2339 (12/4/08). This is a federal arson case. As you know, the framers of the constitution really envisioned the federal government prosecuting insurance fraud (or, as they say, “mail fraud”). The first says that pretty…
Rank this Week: 244

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
  • Feb 16

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception
    The “dying declaration” exception to the hearsay rule just jumped from law school textbooks onto California newspapers: A young woman who was stabbed and bleeding told officers who had assaulted her shortly before she died,…
  • Feb 14

    When Marriage Is Not About Love

    When Marriage Is Not About Love
    Valentine’s Day is about romance and love—and a lot of marriage proposals are made on that day. But sometimes there’s fraud lurking among the roses and chocolates. Marriage fraud under immigration law is a big issue for…
  • Feb 12

    Checklist for Employers Conducting Misconduct Investigation

    Checklist for Employers Conducting Misconduct Investigation
    Whenever an employer learns of employee behavior that’s inappropriate, unlawful, or violates company policies, it’s time to investigate. California law may require an employer investigation (e.g., for harassment), but even if not…
Rank this Week: 292

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: 329

New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Covers probate news, procedures and resources. By Philip M. Bernstein.

http://www.nyprobatelitigation.com/
  • Jun 19

    Administrators Have To Behave

    Administrators Have To Behave
    Today’s New York Daily News reports the tale of a brawl with potentially  wide-reaching implications for the Administrator of a New York County Estate. The administrator of the 3.1 million dollar estate was arrested for a brawl…
  • Jun 19

    Administrators Have To Behave

    Administrators Have To Behave
    Today’s New York Daily News reports the tale of a brawl with potentially  wide-reaching implications for the Administrator of a New York County Estate. The administrator of the 3.1 million dollar estate was arrested for a brawl…
  • Jun 8

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution
    In the Matter of Reuben Hoppenstein, No. 2015-2918/A (N.Y. Sur. Mar. 31, 2017) the New York County Surrogate ruled as appropriate the distribution of a life insurance policy to a new trust which eliminated certain beneficiaries of the…
Rank this Week: 387

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/
  • Feb 13

    14 Ways to Be Great at Giving Creative Feedback

    14 Ways to Be Great at Giving Creative Feedback
    I've always been a creative type. In fact, it was my creativity 25 years ago that caused me to learn 3-D animation during law school and ultimately go on to launch A2L Consulting. In the 25 years since then, I've worked on thousands of cases…
  • Feb 1

    Great Trial Lawyers Behave Differently

    Great Trial Lawyers Behave Differently
    I’ve written often about trial preparation -- and yet it seems like it’s never enough. I have a unique view of the litigation industry since I work with the absolute top-performing trial lawyers and with many other attorneys who…
  • Jan 25

    Environmental Litigation and PowerPoint

    Environmental Litigation and PowerPoint
    Environmental law is something that I have found fascinating for decades. In fact, I was involved in environmental litigation even before I founded A2L more than 23 years ago. It was a topic I focused on during law school and during the…
Rank this Week: 436

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Jan 10

    Social media, viral news and the future of peace negotiations: Panel at Build Peace 2017

    Social media, viral news and the future of peace negotiations: Panel at Build Peace 2017
    I was invited to take part, over Skype video, in a panel on social media, viral news and the future of peace negotiations at Build Peace 2017, held early December in Bogota, Colombia. My great disappointment at not being able to attend in…
  • Nov 28

    Frontier Issues: Some thoughts from 2012, still relevant

    Frontier Issues: Some thoughts from 2012, still relevant
    In early 2012, Patrick Meier emailed me (and I think a few others) asking the following questions: If you had some of the most cutting edge software developers at your disposal and funding were not an issue, what major software/computing…
  • Oct 16

    Social media and government

    Social media and government
    Was invited by out-going Director General of the Government Information Department Ranga Kalansooriya late Sunday night to give a presentation the next day on social media and its importance for government officials, at a workshop organised…
Rank this Week: 404

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

Covers voir dire, cause challenges, juror concealment, non-verbal behavior, and peremptory challenges. By Robert W. Kelley.

http://www.juryblog.com
  • Nov 10

    Voir Dire Lessons from Trial: Defense Perspective

    Voir Dire Lessons from Trial: Defense Perspective
    Earlier this week, in a medical malpractice wrongful death trial in Gainesville, the defense lawyers did a very thorough job questioning the prospective jurors during voir dire. Below are a few of the questions they used to evaluate the panel…
  • Aug 17

    Trial Judge Reversed Due to Arbitrary Time Limits on Jury Selection

    Trial Judge Reversed Due to Arbitrary Time Limits on Jury Selection
    A first-degree murder conviction was reversed last month due to the trial court imposing arbitrary time limits during jury selection. In Hopkins v. State, 2017 WL 2983284 (Fla. 4th DCA, July 12, 2017), the trial court advised counsel, for the…
  • Apr 24

    Florida Supreme Court Revises Standard Juror Questionnaire

    Florida Supreme Court Revises Standard Juror Questionnaire
    Earlier this year the Florida Supreme Court approved changes to the standard Juror Questionnaire, Form 1.983. There are currently only two standard juror questionnaires approved for use in civil trials by the Florida Supreme Court –…
Rank this Week: 414

the complex litigator

the complex litigator

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

http://thecomplexlitigator.com/post-data/
Rank this Week: 442

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Feb 19

    eDiscovery Expert Brett Burney Reviews CloudNine Platform

    eDiscovery Expert Brett Burney Reviews CloudNine Platform
    In his 2018 eDiscovery Buyers Guide Review, Brett Burney shares why CloudNine is an easy-to-use choice for processing, reviewing, and producing the electronic data you collect from your client or an opposing party. The post eDiscovery Expert…
  • Feb 18

    No Sanctions for Failing to Preserve Videos and Photos of Prisoner Accident: eDiscovery Case Law

    No Sanctions for Failing to Preserve Videos and Photos of Prisoner Accident: eDiscovery Case Law
    In Hernandez v. Tulare Cnty. Correction Center, et al., the California Magistrate Judge denied the plaintiff’s motion for sanctions, ruling that the defendants did not act with the intent to deprive there was no prejudice to the…
  • Feb 15

    For a More Complete and Accurate Review, Be Persistent: eDiscovery Best Practice

    For a More Complete and Accurate Review, Be Persistent: eDiscovery Best Practice
    Manual document review can be prone to error. It’s easy to miss highly relevant documents or privileged documents if you fail to spot the terms that cause them to be identified as highly relevant documents or privileged. To help spot…
Rank this Week: 495

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/
  • Feb 19

    What Don’t You Know and How Will You Learn It?

    What Don’t You Know and How Will You Learn It?
    Susan Nevelow Mart, The Algorithm as a Human Artifact: Implications for Legal [Re]Search, 109 Law Libr. J. 387 (2017). Elizabeth Adelman For those of us who are not engineers or programmers, magical results appear when we run searches in…
  • Feb 19

    What Don’t You Know and How Will You Learn It?

    What Don’t You Know and How Will You Learn It?
    Susan Nevelow Mart, The Algorithm as a Human Artifact: Implications for Legal [Re]Search, 109 Law Libr. J. 387 (2017). Elizabeth Adelman For those of us who are not engineers or programmers, magical results appear when we run searches in…
  • Feb 16

    Using an Interesting Conversation to Teach Testamentary Capacity

    Using an Interesting Conversation to Teach Testamentary Capacity
    Stephen R. Alton, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll’s Will: A Tale of Testamentary Capacity, 52 Tulsa L. Rev. 263 (2017). Browne Lewis The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a popular novella that was published by Robert Louis…
Rank this Week: 528

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/
  • Feb 15

    American Airlines Settles Lawsuit Over Veteran’s Support Dog

    American Airlines Settles Lawsuit Over Veteran’s Support Dog
    Service and support animals are becoming an increasingly common sight, especially with so many veterans suffering from PTSD. These animals are trained to meet the physical, psychological or emotional needs of disabled people. This makes them…
  • Feb 6

    Former Fox Exec Sues for Gender Discrimination & Harassment

    Former Fox Exec Sues for Gender Discrimination & Harassment
    When a corporation hires a coach for an executive, that executive probably expects to hone skills that enable her to take on a more advanced role. However, that was not the experience had by Denise Stilwell, a former executive at Twentieth…
  • Jan 26

    Former Employee Sues Target for National Origin Discrimination

    Former Employee Sues Target for National Origin Discrimination
    A former employee of a Chicago-area Target store is suing the retail chain based on numerous claims. Perhaps most explosive among them is the accusation that Target systematically accuses Hispanic employees of using fake Social Security…
Rank this Week: 475

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Debris from Ceiling Seriously Injures Worker

    Debris from Ceiling Seriously Injures Worker
    A Philadelphia couple have filed a lawsuit alleging the man suffered serious head injuries after a ceiling tile and container fell on him while working at his desk. According to the claim, the man was sitting at his cubicle when, suddenly and…
  • Feb 12

    Two Killed in Alleged Drunk Driving Accident in Charlotte, North Carolina

    Two Killed in Alleged Drunk Driving Accident in Charlotte, North Carolina
    Despite the efforts of countless groups spreading awareness of the dangers of drunk driving, it remains common. Every day, 28 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver, according to…
  • Jan 10

    Family of Child Injured Trying to Catch School Bus Receives $36 Million

    Family of Child Injured Trying to Catch School Bus Receives $36 Million
    A California family was recently awarded more than $36 million in a personal injury lawsuit. In October 2012, a then six-year-old girl was struck by a car in the middle of the street while she was attempting to catch the school bus. She was…
Rank this Week: 485

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/
Rank this Week: 542

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Feb 8

    Round Up: iPhone X Review, Cybersecurity, Legalweek, and more

    Round Up: iPhone X Review, Cybersecurity, Legalweek, and more
    I often write articles and blog posts for other outlets and am going to post a round up here from time to time (but won't include my Daily Record articles in the round up since I re-publish them to this blog in full). Here's the first one -…
  • Feb 8

    iPhone health app data used in murder prosecution

    iPhone health app data used in murder prosecution
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** iPhone health app data used in murder prosecution If, like me, you’re a fan of the Netflix series, Black Mirror, then you’re well…
  • Jan 23

    Survey says: Law firms should invest in business development and technology

    Survey says: Law firms should invest in business development and technology
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Survey says: Law firms should invest in business development and technology Since the economic downturn in 2008, law firms of all sizes have…
Rank this Week: 564

Texas Causes of Action Blawg

Texas Causes of Action Blawg

Features caselaw updates and cites on causes of actions and affirmative defenses culled from Texas appeals court opinions. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://causeofactionelements.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 537

New York Civil Law

New York Civil Law

A forum for New York Appellate Law, Civil Procedure, Insurance Coverage and Defense. By Matthew Lerner.

http://nylaw.typepad.com/new_york_civil_law/
  • Oct 21

    Nominees for Chief Judge Position on New York Court of Appeal

    Nominees for Chief Judge Position on New York Court of Appeal
    Capital New York published this article on the nominees for the Chief Judge position of the New York Court of Appeals.
  • Apr 13

    New Edition of The Appeals Attorney

    New Edition of The Appeals Attorney
    "The Appeals Attorneys" is a publication from my firm's Appellate Advocacy Group. It includes summaries of cases that will be heard by the high courts in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. For New York, this edition includes…
  • Apr 10

    Governor Cuomo Nominates Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam to the New York Court of Appeal

    Governor Cuomo Nominates Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam to the New York Court of Appeal
    I'm posting about a story that broke last Friday, but better late than never. Governor Cuomo nominated Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam to the New York Court of Appeals on Friday, April 5, 2013 to fill the seat previously held by the...
Rank this Week: 551

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

Offers news items and resources relating to trial advocacy, with a focus on Washington State. By Mary Whisner.

http://trialadnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration
    The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences (2014), packed with research and analysis from social scientists and policy experts, is available as a free PDF from the National Academies Press.This…
  • Apr 9

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense
    This interesting paper was recently posted on SSRN:Jennifer E. Laurin, Gideon by the Numbers: The Emergence of Evidence-Based Practice in Indigent Defense,  Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming 2015Abstract: A widespread…
  • Apr 3

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded
    Interesting case from New York: Joel Stashenko, Conviction Reversed as Expert Barred from Testifying, N.Y.L.J., April 3, 2015.The case is People v. McCullough, 11-01614 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div. March 27, 2015), link to court website
Rank this Week: 561

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: 566

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Feb 16

    No Deposition of Board Chairman Where Evidence May Be Attainable by Other Mean

    No Deposition of Board Chairman Where Evidence May Be Attainable by Other Mean
    Nucap Indus. Inc. v. Robert Bosch LLC, et al., No. 15 C 2207, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 7, 2017) (Kim, Mag. J.). Judge Kim granted without prejudice defendants’ (collectively “Bosch”) motion for a protective order barring the…
  • Feb 14

    Discovery Can Reasonably Predate the Claim

    Discovery Can Reasonably Predate the Claim
    Lawson Prods., Inc. v. Midwest Motor Supply Co. d/b/a Kimball Midwest, No. 17 C 1250, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 8, 2017) (Gilbert, Mag. J.). Judge Gilbert granted in part defendant Kimball Midwest’s motion for a protective order…
  • Feb 12

    Northern District Offering Trial Bar Members Training Seminars re Prisoner Representation

    Northern District Offering Trial Bar Members Training Seminars re Prisoner Representation
    The Northern District of Illinois has invited Northern District Trial Bar attorneys to a pair of CLE programs on Thursday, February 15, including; Anatomy of a Prisoner Civil Rights Case – 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon Medical Claims –…
Rank this Week: 742

e-Lessons Learned

e-Lessons Learned

Covers e-discovery issues by focusing on mistakes made by counsel, employers and employees.

http://ellblog.com
Rank this Week: 695

David F. Sugarman

David F. Sugarman

Covers class action cases, civil justice issues and consumer law matters. By David Sugarman.

http://www.davidsugerman.com/
  • Feb 3

    Settlement: Le Cordon Bleu/Western Culinary and Career Education Corp.

    Settlement: Le Cordon Bleu/Western Culinary and Career Education Corp.
    It only took 10 years. Late yesterday, we agreed to settle our consumer fraud class action against Western Culinary Institute, Le Cordon Bleu-Portland, and Career Education Corp. Under the settlement, class members will get refunds of 44…
  • Dec 21

    VW “Clean” Diesel Fraud: A new approach

    VW “Clean” Diesel Fraud: A new approach
    The many, many federal class action cases against Volkswagen have been consolidated in Northern California, and it looks like consumers are in for a slow slog. My co-counsel, Tim Quenelle, and I put our heads together and have developed a new…
  • Nov 16

    VW Clean Diesel Fraud and the “Goodwill” Package

    VW Clean Diesel Fraud and the “Goodwill” Package
    I spent most of last week at the National Consumer Rights Litigation Conference in San Antonio. Among the many benefits is the chance to visit with colleagues who are the best consumer-side advocates in the country. I caught up with my…
Rank this Week: 648

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
Rank this Week: 710

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

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

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Fifth Circuit Reaffirms Difficult Burden of Proving Contra Non Valentem

    Fifth Circuit Reaffirms Difficult Burden of Proving Contra Non Valentem
    By Blake Crohan In Griffin v. Hess Corporation, 2017 WL 5125657 (5th Cir. Nov. 3, 2017) (unpublished) the U.S. 5th Circuit reaffirmed the difficult burden of proving that prescription should be excused under the Louisiana jurisprudential…
  • Feb 2

    Court Denies Temporary Restraining Order to Halt Construction of Bayou Bridge Pipeline

    Court Denies Temporary Restraining Order to Halt Construction of Bayou Bridge Pipeline
    By Matthew Smith After contesting the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline, environmental advocacy groups have turned their attention to the proposed Bayou Bridge pipeline in South Louisiana. The Bayou Bridge pipeline is a…
  • Jan 19

    Company Man Presence on Platform does not Equate to Operational Control

    Company Man Presence on Platform does not Equate to Operational Control
    By Michael O’Brien In Voces v. Energy Resource Technology, GOM, LLC, et al. the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reviewed the longstanding general rule in Louisiana known as the independent contractor defense, which…
Rank this Week: 631

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Jan 22

    Premature witness statement

    Premature witness statement
    The recent decision of Master Leonard in Douglas v Ministry of Justice & Anor [2018] EWHC B2 (Costs) concerned the issue of the recoverability of the costs of attending an inquest. One particular comment made during the judgment has…
  • Jan 18

    Requesting a detailed assessment hearing

    Requesting a detailed assessment hearing
    Two letters received from the Claimant’s solicitors, both dated 4 August 2017.  The first is a Part 36 offer.  The second attaches Replies and states: “We shall now be making a Request for a Detailed Assessment…
  • Jan 16

    Proportionality test – providing specific reasoning

    Proportionality test – providing specific reasoning
    At the heart of the successful appeal in May v Wavell Group was the appeal judge’s view that, apparently, the issue of proportionality is something readily discoverable once all the relevant factors have been taken into account. …
Rank this Week: 723

Chicago Trial Attorney Blog

Chicago Trial Attorney Blog

Covers business, contracts, and nursing home negligence litigation. By Philip J. Berenz.

http://www.counseloroffices.net/
  • Aug 31

    Drowsy Driving Causes Accident

    Drowsy Driving Causes Accident
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated drowsy driving caused the following in 2016: 72,000 crashes 44,000 injuries 800 deaths Up to 6,000 fatal crashes each year may be caused by drowsy drivers. According to the National…
  • Jun 12

    Texting = Distracted Driving!

    Texting = Distracted Driving!
    Distracted driving is a killer. Please don’t text and drive! According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) in a study here found that: -71% of teens and young people say…
  • Feb 28

    Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury Matters – Car Accidents and Insurance

    Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury Matters – Car Accidents and Insurance
    The other driver had no insurance? Not “enough” insurance? Happens ALL the time! I get these questions daily. My clients are shocked to learn that (a) people actually drive cars with no insurance – as in 0 insurance; (b)…
Rank this Week: 591