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Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Dec 9

    Latest Edition of the Jury-E Newsletter

    Latest Edition of the Jury-E Newsletter
    Jury Clerk Writes to Dog KRCG TV reported on December 1, 2017 a humorous holiday story. The Christian County, Missouri Circuit Court received a damaged juror questionnaire with a note that read, "Sorry for the damage, the dog thought…
  • Nov 30

    ‘A Typical Collection of Lower Middle-Class Londoners’

    ‘A Typical Collection of Lower Middle-Class Londoners’
    Niamh Howlin Abstract Roger Casement’s arrest, detention, trial and execution have been continually re-examined over the past century. There has been endless speculation over the use made of the so-called Black Diaries to discredit him and…
  • Nov 19

    Diversifying the Jury Venire in Ohio

    Diversifying the Jury Venire in Ohio
    The article below discusses the efforts of Cecil Thomas, a state senator from Ohio, to expand and diversify the jury rolls in the Buckeye State. Senator Thomas has introduced legislation (SB 200) to require Ohio counties to use both voter...
Rank this Week: 826

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/
  • Dec 8

    Post-Impression-ism: Avoiding the Patent Exhaustion Defense After Impression v. Lexmark

    Post-Impression-ism: Avoiding the Patent Exhaustion Defense After Impression v. Lexmark
    In a decision viewed as unfavorable to enforcement of patent rights, the Supreme Court in Impression Products v. Lexmark Int’l, 137 S. Ct. 1523 (2017), gave an expansive interpretation to the “patent exhaustion”…
  • Nov 28

    Faruki’s Zach Heck Discusses Online Shopping Safety For Cyber Monday (and Every Other Day Too)

    Faruki’s Zach Heck Discusses Online Shopping Safety For Cyber Monday (and Every Other Day Too)
    “Cyber Monday is considered the biggest online shopping day of the year, with consumers spending literally billions of dollars through online retailers.  Yesterday, Faruki’s Zach Heck spoke with WDTN 2 News about ways…
  • Nov 21

    November 2017 Website Newsletter

    November 2017 Website Newsletter
    The Benchmark Litigation 2018 Guide once again ranked Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing P.L.L. as one of Ohio’s preeminent litigation firms, naming it one of only eleven firms statewide to receive Benchmark’s “highly…
Rank this Week: 1078

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
  • Dec 8

    How to Prepare for a Hearing on Summary Judgment

    How to Prepare for a Hearing on Summary Judgment
    A hearing on a motion for summary judgment or summary adjudication presents opportunities you don’t want to miss. Here’s how to prepare for the hearing whether the tentative ruling is in your favor or not, and when there’s…
  • Dec 6

    Is Your Website Accessible?

    Is Your Website Accessible?
    There’s no clear legal requirement yet, but disability-rights groups are increasingly targeting Internet sites for failure to accommodate individuals with disabilities, particularly with respect to vision and hearing impairments. Before…
  • Dec 4

    5 Areas for Questioning an Expert at Deposition

    5 Areas for Questioning an Expert at Deposition
    Regardless of an expert’s particular specialty, there are five areas that apply to the questioning of most expert witnesses at deposition. Accuracy of the expert disclosure information. Confirm the scope of the expert’s retention…
Rank this Week: 1183

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 928

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Covers commercial and civil litigation in New York.

http://www.nylitigationfirm.com/blog
  • Dec 6

    471 U.S. 539

    471 U.S. 539
    105 S.Ct. 2218 85 L.Ed.2d 588 HARPER & ROW, PUBLISHERS, INC. and the Reader’s Digest Association, Inc., Petitioners more »
  • Dec 5

    239 F.3d 1004 (9th Cir. 2001)

    239 F.3d 1004 (9th Cir. 2001)
    A&M RECORDS, INC., a corporation; GEFFEN RECORDS, INC., a corporation; INTERSCOPE RECORDS; SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, INC.; MCA RECORDS, more »
  • Nov 29

    Complaints About Lawyers & Judges – How To File A Complaint Against A Lawyer in NY

    Complaints About Lawyers & Judges – How To File A Complaint Against A Lawyer in NY
    If you believe a lawyer may have violated the Rules of Professional Conduct, you can write a letter more »
Rank this Week: 938

Austin Personal Injury Blog

Austin Personal Injury Blog

Litigation and injury news, cases and commentary. By Perlmutter & Schuelke, LLP.

http://www.civtrial.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    Three Things That Are Going To Annoy You About Your Personal Injury Case

    Three Things That Are Going To Annoy You About Your Personal Injury Case
    I wish I could tell you that your personal injury case will go exactly how you like it and as smooth as you like it.  But form doing this for over twenty years, I know there are at least three things that you’re going to frustrated…
  • Sep 1

    Texas’s Texting While Driving Ban Goes Into Affect Today. Will It Make You Less Safe?

    Texas’s Texting While Driving Ban Goes Into Affect Today. Will It Make You Less Safe?
    Today, Texas’s new texting while driving ban goes into affect.  For the first time, Texas will have a state-wide ban.  A violation of the ban is a misdemeanor, with fines between $25 and $99 for first time offenders and $100…
  • Aug 25

    Will Victims Of Hurricane Harvey Be Victimized Twice?

    Will Victims Of Hurricane Harvey Be Victimized Twice?
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those in the path of Hurricane Harvey.   The potential damage  is simply heartbreaking. Unfortunately, due to the timing of the storm, it also makes it likely that many of you who suffer…
Rank this Week: 1019

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/
  • Dec 6

    Joint Defense Groups: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Joint Defense Groups: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
    Quite frequently, defendants in major cases will decide to form joint defense groups. Joint defense groups are intended to provide defendants with significant efficiencies that result from common effort in facing a common adversary, whether…
  • Nov 29

    The Top 21 Litigation Articles of 2017

    The Top 21 Litigation Articles of 2017
    Every year going back to the start of this blog in 2011, I have paused to look back over the past 12 months of articles and see which were deemed best by our readers. Some articles have been read 90,000 times while others, often surprisingly,…
  • Nov 27

    How Early-Stage Focus Groups Can Help Your Trial Preparation

    How Early-Stage Focus Groups Can Help Your Trial Preparation
    Many people are familiar with mock trials, which are full-blown exercises before a trial in which witnesses are presented and arguments made before mock jurors, who proceed to render a “verdict.” The results of mock trials, as we…
Rank this Week: 1316

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Features civil appellate practice tips, resources, and news. By D. Todd Smith.

http://www.texasappellatelawblog.com/
  • Nov 29

    Sticky Fee

    Sticky Fee
    If it seems to you that there are many more appeals of attorneys’ fees these days, you’re right. Appeals involving attorneys’ fees have risen steeply over the last seven years. There is something happening in this area of…
  • Nov 13

    Texas Supreme Court Jurisdiction, Part V: How Will Rule 56.1 Operate in the New Jurisdictional Landscape?

    Texas Supreme Court Jurisdiction, Part V: How Will Rule 56.1 Operate in the New Jurisdictional Landscape?
    As lawyers, we love rules (and by “love” I mean memorize, apply, hopefully comply, argue, and at times strive to change them). We don’t, however, amend rules until they somehow fail or become obsolete. Granted,…
  • Nov 6

    Texas Supreme Court Jurisdiction, Part IV: Will Changes to Jurisdiction Necessitate a Change to Rule 53.2?

    Texas Supreme Court Jurisdiction, Part IV: Will Changes to Jurisdiction Necessitate a Change to Rule 53.2?
    Sometimes the earth shifts along the ocean floor creating tsunamis that flood unsuspecting coastal areas. Sometimes the shifts amount to unnoticed ripples silently traveling alongside flowing waves. Like the quaking seabed, will the recent…
Rank this Week: 1160

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Nov 22

    General Denial of Venue Alone is Insufficient to Preserve Venue Challenge

    General Denial of Venue Alone is Insufficient to Preserve Venue Challenge
    CAO Lighting, Inc. v. Light Efficient Design, No. 16 C 482, Slip Op. (D. Idaho Oct. 11, 2017) (Nye, J.).* Judge Nye granted defendants’ motion to sever the claims against Light Efficient Design for manufacturing LED retrofit lighting…
  • Nov 20

    Judge Shadur Receiving CBA Lifetime Achievement Award

    Judge Shadur Receiving CBA Lifetime Achievement Award
    The Chicago Bar Association is honoring Judge Shadur with its Lifetime Achievement Award at a reception on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court. RSVP here. For most Chicago IP…
  • Nov 17

    Mark T. Banner Scholarship for Law Student

    Mark T. Banner Scholarship for Law Student
    The Richard Linn American Inn of Court is offering a $10,000 scholarship to law students planning to pursue intellectual property careers. Recipients must be in a US, ABA-accredited law school and continue in the program at least through the…
Rank this Week: 1093

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Nov 7

    BNM v MGN Ltd – Court of Appeal decision on proportionality

    BNM v MGN Ltd – Court of Appeal decision on proportionality
    The Court of Appeal decision in BNM v MGN Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1767 manages to be both very important and a massive anti-climax. The decision is important because it finally resolves the issue of whether post-1 April 2013…
  • Nov 1

    Changes to Costs Lawyer training

    Changes to Costs Lawyer training
    In light of the problems facing ACL Training, I commented that: “It seems unlikely it can possibly continue in its current form”. Unsurprisingly, the CLSB has now announced that it is to suspend any further intake onto the current…
  • Oct 30

    More horror storie

    More horror storie
    The negative impact of the Jackson reforms continues apace. Virtually simultaneous to the news about Just Costs, is the announcement that defendant costs firm Cost Advocates is to close at the end of the year. As an example of the rise and…
Rank this Week: 818

Law Rules

Law Rules

Covers dispute resolution and civil litigation. By Michael A. Pollack.

http://lawrules.squarespace.com/journal/
  • Oct 23

    Reclaim Civility in Conflict

    Reclaim Civility in Conflict
    For the past seven years, the American Bar Association has been celebrating the third week in October as Mediation Week. This year’s theme is “Mediation, Civility and the Power of Understanding.” In conjunction with…
  • Jun 19

    Twice is nice

    Twice is nice
    Last week, I was on a panel of attorneys at a continuing legal education seminar dealing with mediation. The session was part of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Annual Meeting and Conference and was interactive. Attendees were asked…
  • Apr 24

    Home Sweet Home (sometimes)

    Home Sweet Home (sometimes)
    I am a baby-boomer. That means that many of my friends and relatives are at that point in life where they are in the process of, or considering, selling the single family home in which they raised their children and moving to a condominium or…
Rank this Week: 829

The Law of Evidence

The Law of Evidence

Discusses evidentiary rules, objection practices, and court rulings. By Jesse Langel.

http://jesselangelevidence.blogspot.com
  • Sep 9

    Getting into Evidence Previously Written Notes: Past Recollection Recorded

    Getting into Evidence Previously Written Notes: Past Recollection Recorded
    D, a lawyer, was sued by P for malpractice for giving bad advice at a legal seminar. The advice at issue related to eligibility requirements of S-corporation shareholders. To prove that D provided the bad advice, P calls W, a different…
  • Sep 4

    Must Prosecutor Accept Stipulated Fact as to Felon Status? Relevancy v. Prejudice

    Must Prosecutor Accept Stipulated Fact as to Felon Status? Relevancy v. Prejudice
    D is being prosecuted for 1) being a felon in possession of a firearm, and 2) assault with a deadly weapon. Prior to trial, D offers to stipulate that he is a “felon” as defined by the applicable statute. In return, he requests…
  • Feb 4

    1st Objection to Admissibility of an Exhibit: Improper Foundation Witne

    1st Objection to Admissibility of an Exhibit: Improper Foundation Witne
    In a trial, any piece of evidence (i.e. document, diagram, photo, police report, summary) offered by any party requires a particular foundation procedure to establish that the exhibit is reliable and relevant.  Since I personally have…
Rank this Week: 1257

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: 1410

ClassActionBlawg.com

ClassActionBlawg.com

Features class action news, commentary, and analysis. By Paul Karlsgodt.

http://classactionblawg.com
Rank this Week: 1084

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Covers the appellate record, constitutional analysis, jurisdiction, mootness, rehearings and the standard of review. By Steven R. Merican.

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

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate
    The American Bar Association this week asks: “Do you apply lessons you learned playing sports to your work in law?” I was pitching in a youth-league baseball game when events turned out of my control. From the sideline, Mr.…
  • Feb 10

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate
    The American Bar Association this week asks: “Do you apply lessons you learned playing sports to your work in law?” I was pitching in a youth-league baseball game when events turned out of my control. From the sideline, Mr.…
  • Sep 22

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number
    If you called my office the last couple of days, you got a recorded message saying you reached a number that is no longer in service. That’s true — it is no longer in service. Temporarily anyway, until Comcast fixes a…
Rank this Week: 1173

Deliberations

Deliberations

Covers laws, news, and thoughts on juries and jury trials. By Anne Reed.

http://jurylaw.typepad.com/deliberations/
  • Dec 1

    5 Things to Consider for Post Trial Juror Research

    5 Things to Consider for Post Trial Juror Research
    By Alexis Knutson My relationship with post trial juror interviews is complicated. On one hand, this service is one of my favorite that we provide as trial consultants. I speak to the jurors when they are fresh from their duty, still buzzing…
  • Nov 3

    Just When You Thought it was Safe . . .

    Just When You Thought it was Safe . . .
    By Daniel Dugan Just when you thought we had gotten past having to explain Gene Hackman’s unethical behavior as a trial consultant in “The Runaway Jury,” “Bull,” the TV show on CBS steps in. Bull tends to espouse…
  • Oct 12

    It’s All [Dr.] Bull

    It’s All [Dr.] Bull
    I guess CBS ran out of ideas for shows mischaracterizing lawyers. The latest Hollywood creation-- Bull, airing on CBS Tuesday nights at 9PM – is a show inspired by the former career of Dr. Phil, as a trial consultant, and, his former…
Rank this Week: 1210

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: 840

Bailey Class Action Daily

Bailey Class Action Daily

Covers class action issues, both in California and Nationwide. By Matt C. Bailey.

http://www.baileydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 1348

Trial Advocacy Blog

Trial Advocacy Blog

Focuses on trial advocacy. From Temple University's Beasley School of Law.

http://indexhtml.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 11

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat
    Copyright 2014 Great Falls TribuneAll Rights ReservedGreat Falls Tribune (Montana)March 9, 2014 Sunday1 EditionSECTION: A; Pg. 1LENGTH: 1677 wordsHEADLINE: 15 vie for vacant state Supreme Court seatBYLINE: By, John S.…
  • Nov 21

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law
    Once classmates, now law partners, attorneys Samuel H. Pond and Jerry M. Lehocky have found a way to give back to the institution that launched their highly successful careers in law. The two partners at Philadelphia-based Pond Lehocky Stern…
  • Nov 14

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition
    Administrative LawFederal administrative law / by Gary Lawson.Lawson, Gary, 1958-St. Paul, Minn. : West, c2013.TZ2 L445 2013 Administrative Law Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, 2012 / edited by Jeffery S. …
Rank this Week: 819

Federal Civil Practice Bulletin

Federal Civil Practice Bulletin

Covers federal civil practice and procedure. By Washington & Lee University School of Law, Professor A. Benjamin Spencer.

http://federalcivilpracticebulletin.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1322

South Carolina Appellate Lawyer

South Carolina Appellate Lawyer

Covers appellate practice in South Carolina. By Christian Stegmaier.Covers appellate practice in South Carolina. By Christian Stegmaier.

http://southcarolinaappellatelawyer.wordpress.com
  • Oct 1

    Supreme Court Replaces Form 4 with new Form 4C in Civil Trial Matter

    Supreme Court Replaces Form 4 with new Form 4C in Civil Trial Matter
    On September 22, the Supreme Court issued an administrative order, which replaces the current Form 4 used for judgments/dispositions in civil matters in the Circuit Court with Form 4C.  The new Form 4C, which can be found here at…
  • Oct 1

    Supreme Court Replaces Form 4 with new Form 4C in Civil Trial Matter

    Supreme Court Replaces Form 4 with new Form 4C in Civil Trial Matter
    On September 22, the Supreme Court issued an administrative order, which replaces the current Form 4 used for judgments/dispositions in civil matters in the Circuit Court with Form 4C.  The new Form 4C, which can be found here at…
  • Oct 1

    Re-Rolling Out South Carolina Appellate Lawyer

    Re-Rolling Out South Carolina Appellate Lawyer
    I’ve spent the day re-reading the Advance Sheets from the last several months. While reviewing the recent decisions of our Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, I thought about South Carolina Appellate Lawyer and regretted that I had let it…
Rank this Week: 866

Lean and Mean Litigation Blog

Lean and Mean Litigation Blog

Covers lean litigation practices. By Stewart Weltman.

http://leanlitigation.typepad.com/weltman/
  • Apr 1

    What's That You're Wearing - Or An Old School Approach To Courtroom Attire

    What's That You're Wearing - Or An Old School Approach To Courtroom Attire
     
  • Feb 9

    FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER: @LeanMeanLaw

    FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER: @LeanMeanLaw
    For those readers who have enjoyed my posts, I apologize for having let the Lean and Mean Litigation Blog languish without a fresh post. As those of you who have followed this blog may realize, I try to ensure that most of my posts are…
  • Apr 22

    Dealing With Greased Pigs and other Similar Witnesse

    Dealing With Greased Pigs and other Similar Witnesse
    I welcoming myself back to my blog.  After a long hiatus during which I was very very busy, I just didn't have time to post.  But now, even though I am still very very busy, I am told that I should start posting again.  So here goes. What…
Rank this Week: 1056

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

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

http://accessdefense.com
  • Dec 10

    “Dwellings” and discrimination under the Fair Housing Act

    “Dwellings” and discrimination under the Fair Housing Act
    Sanzaro v. Ardiente Homeowners Ass. et al, 2:11-cv-01143-RFB,  2017 WL 5895133 (D. Nevada June 29, 2017) asks whether the clubhouse in a planned development is a “dwelling” for purposes of the Fair Housing Act. The…
  • Dec 3

    The nightmare before Christmas – ADA violations where everything is not enough.

    The nightmare before Christmas – ADA violations where everything is not enough.
    Brooke v. A-Ventures, LLC, 2:17-CV-2868-HRH, 2017 WL 5624941, at *1 (D. Ariz. Nov. 22, 2017) is a case with an unusual procedural posture and a holding that shows a frightening misunderstanding of issues concerning website development.…
  • Nov 20

    Quick Hits – Our Black Friday special offer

    Quick Hits – Our Black Friday special offer
    Black Friday is approaching. In honor of the annual sales we’ve collected a bevy of cases containing helpful lessons for any business subject to the ADA or Fair Housing Act. Siler v. Abbott House, Inc.,  2017 WL…
Rank this Week: 1485

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/
  • Dec 9

    Issues, issues everywhere, but not a one makes sense

    Issues, issues everywhere, but not a one makes sense
    We are taught that writing with the infamous IRAC moniker is easy, you just: (1) identify the issue (a question about whether a rule applies to facts) (2) explain how the rule works, (3) discuss how this rule applies to...
  • Dec 8

    Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup December 8, 2017

    Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup December 8, 2017
    Each week, the Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup presents a few tidbits of news and Twitter posts from the past week concerning appellate advocacy. As always, if you see something during the week that you think we should be sure...
  • Dec 7

    Thinking Thursdays: Negativity, Empiricism, and Legal Advocacy

    Thinking Thursdays: Negativity, Empiricism, and Legal Advocacy
    Professor Ken Chestek at the University of Wyoming College of Law has created two different empirical studies about persuasion and narrative, using judges as the test subject. For that rarity alone, his scholarship stands out as important for…
Rank this Week: 2768

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: 3200

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

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

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 2233

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: 2355

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: 1962

B2 IP Report

B2 IP Report

Covers intellectual property matters, including software and claim interpretation, computer and electronics patents, and drafting specifications and claims when prosecuting patent applications. By Bejin Bieneman PLC.

https://www.b2ipreport.com
  • Dec 8

    When Can “Common Sense” Be Used in an Obviousness Rejection?

    When Can “Common Sense” Be Used in an Obviousness Rejection?
    According to the PTAB, using “common sense” as a reason to combine references to invalidate a patent claim on obviousness grounds requires articulation of a rational underpinning for combining such references. In Apple Inc. v.…
  • Dec 7

    Display of Distributed Network Applications Patent-Eligible

    Display of Distributed Network Applications Patent-Eligible
    Patent claims directed to “presenting interactive applications,” such as advertising, “on a computer network” with multiple “user reception systems” are patent-eligible under 35 U.S.C. § 101 says…
  • Dec 6

    Functional Language Found Definite by CAFC

    Functional Language Found Definite by CAFC
    In BASF Corporation v. Johnson Matthey (decided Nov. 20, 2017), the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a “composition…effective to catalyze” is definite under the standard set forth in Nautilus v.…
Rank this Week: 2109

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/
  • Dec 7

    Part 3: Sandbagging in M&A – sandbagging around the world

    Part 3: Sandbagging in M&amp;A &ndash; sandbagging around the world
    In the past two weeks we have provided an overview of sandbagging in M&A transactions and discussed strategies that can be used when negotiating this clause. We also provided a brief overview of the consequences of…
  • Dec 6

    Due diligence and risk mitigation in cross-border deal

    Due diligence and risk mitigation in cross-border deal
    As discussed in an earlier post, cross-border M&A deals are on the rise. Most businesses today are looking to unlock value from technology, emerging markets are flourishing and pursuing global investment opportunities and barriers to…
  • Dec 5

    Deal failure: possible causes and how to prevent it

    Deal failure: possible causes and how to prevent it
    While most M&A transactions start off hopeful, not all are destined for completion. Each year, a sizable number of deals are abandoned – and that number appears to be rising. A recent study published by the M&A Research Centre…
Rank this Week: 1960

South Florida Trial Practice

South Florida Trial Practice

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://southfloridatrial.foxrothschild.com/
  • Dec 7

    Miami-Dade Imposes Regulations on Peer-to-Peer Short Term Rental

    Miami-Dade Imposes Regulations on Peer-to-Peer Short Term Rental
    Miami is know for fun, sun, beaches and is a top spot for people looking to vacation or get together with friends or family for reunions and parties.  As a result, Miami-Dade County has been one of the busiest areas for peer-to-peer…
  • Nov 30

    Florida’s Homestead Exemption Lives On Even After You’re Gone

    Florida’s Homestead Exemption Lives On Even After You’re Gone
    Your primary residence in Florida (“Homestead”) can be a very useful tool for protection of assets from creditors during your life, and after your death for the benefit or your spouse and heirs. The Florida…
  • Nov 17

    The Rollout for Medical Marijuana Continues to Encounter Delay

    The Rollout for Medical Marijuana Continues to Encounter Delay
    Please see my post, over on Fox’s In the Weeds blog, regarding continued delays in the roll-out of Florida’s medical marijuana program. __________ Dori K. Stibolt is a partner with the law firm of Fox…
Rank this Week: 2055

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    The Current State of State Damage Cap

    The Current State of State Damage Cap
    Several states “cap,” or limit, damages in some or all personal injury claims. Because states have great latitude... Read More The post The Current State of State Damage Caps appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Dec 5

    9 Personal Qualities You Should Look for in an Expert Witne

    9 Personal Qualities You Should Look for in an Expert Witne
    When attorneys look to hire an expert witness for their case, they look for certain qualities that they... Read More The post 9 Personal Qualities You Should Look for in an Expert Witness appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Nov 30

    Opioid Use Causes Increase in Medical Malpractice Litigation

    Opioid Use Causes Increase in Medical Malpractice Litigation
    It is no secret that opioid use (and abuse) has reached an all-time high in the United States... Read More The post Opioid Use Causes Increase in Medical Malpractice Litigation appeared first on The Expert Institute.
Rank this Week: 2486

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Dec 7

    Everyday Discovery Disputes and the Need for Redacting Spreadsheet Cell

    Everyday Discovery Disputes and the Need for Redacting Spreadsheet Cell
    Magistrate Judge David Waxse’s Williams v. Sprint/United Mgmt. Co. opinion in 2005 was likely the first to address the challenges of redacting spreadsheets. The discovery disputes in the Williams I opinion included 1) an order to show…
  • Dec 6

    What Does the Right-Hand Side of the EDRM Cover?

    What Does the Right-Hand Side of the EDRM Cover?
    This is the third in our series on our ediscovery chapter of a legal informatics textbook. In this series, we’re covering the ediscovery basics, including the history of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), core technical…
  • Dec 4

    Big Case, Big Problems in the State Attorney General’s Office

    Big Case, Big Problems in the State Attorney General’s Office
    The Everlaw Solution for Investigation, Onboarding, and Security Background The state attorney general was considering giving up on ediscovery enterprise vendors. The large prosecutor’s office had tried several popular platforms, and…
Rank this Week: 2815

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Dec 7

    Everyday Discovery Disputes and the Need for Redacting Spreadsheet Cell

    Everyday Discovery Disputes and the Need for Redacting Spreadsheet Cell
    Magistrate Judge David Waxse’s Williams v. Sprint/United Mgmt. Co. opinion in 2005 was likely the first to address the challenges of redacting spreadsheets. The discovery disputes in the Williams I opinion included 1) an order to show…
  • Dec 6

    What Does the Right-Hand Side of the EDRM Cover?

    What Does the Right-Hand Side of the EDRM Cover?
    This is the third in our series on our ediscovery chapter of a legal informatics textbook. In this series, we’re covering the ediscovery basics, including the history of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), core technical…
  • Dec 4

    Big Case, Big Problems in the State Attorney General’s Office

    Big Case, Big Problems in the State Attorney General’s Office
    The Everlaw Solution for Investigation, Onboarding, and Security Background The state attorney general was considering giving up on ediscovery enterprise vendors. The large prosecutor’s office had tried several popular platforms, and…
Rank this Week: 2839

Everlaw Blog

Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Dec 7

    Everyday Discovery Disputes and the Need for Redacting Spreadsheet Cell

    Everyday Discovery Disputes and the Need for Redacting Spreadsheet Cell
    Magistrate Judge David Waxse’s Williams v. Sprint/United Mgmt. Co. opinion in 2005 was likely the first to address the challenges of redacting spreadsheets. The discovery disputes in the Williams I opinion included 1) an order to show…
  • Dec 6

    What Does the Right-Hand Side of the EDRM Cover?

    What Does the Right-Hand Side of the EDRM Cover?
    This is the third in our series on our ediscovery chapter of a legal informatics textbook. In this series, we’re covering the ediscovery basics, including the history of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), core technical…
  • Dec 4

    Big Case, Big Problems in the State Attorney General’s Office

    Big Case, Big Problems in the State Attorney General’s Office
    The Everlaw Solution for Investigation, Onboarding, and Security Background The state attorney general was considering giving up on ediscovery enterprise vendors. The large prosecutor’s office had tried several popular platforms, and…
Rank this Week: 1979

Class Action Blog

Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation in the Southeast and class action arbitrations nationally. By Carlton Fields.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 4019

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/
  • Dec 5

    Shareholder activism leads to higher rate of CEO turnover – win or lose

    Shareholder activism leads to higher rate of CEO turnover – win or lose
    Shareholder activism is now a global phenomenon. Activists commonly seek to shake up the board of a target company in hopes of instilling change and increasing shareholder value. The impact on target companies can be both disruptive and…
  • Nov 22

    ISS releases 2018 Americas Proxy Voting Guidelines Update

    ISS releases 2018 Americas Proxy Voting Guidelines Update
    On November 16, 2017, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) released its 2018 Americas Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates (the Updates). These updates implement changes in a number of areas, with the most significant being a gender diversity…
  • Nov 21

    Management diversity: will targets and quotas improve gender diversity?

    Management diversity: will targets and quotas improve gender diversity?
    On October 5, 2017, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) released Staff Notice 58-309 (Staff Notice) reporting findings of a review carried out by various Canadian securities regulators of disclosure regarding women on boards and in…
Rank this Week: 1968

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 4

    WGN report on rusted light poles references record-breaking $148 million jury verdict

    WGN report on rusted light poles references record-breaking $148 million jury verdict
    CHICAGO (December 4, 2017) – WGN TV recently reported on a rusty street light pole that fell over on the Northwest Side. The report references our recent record-breaking $148 million jury verdict on behalf of a woman who was…
  • Dec 4

    New Illinois traffic laws to take effect in 2018

    New Illinois traffic laws to take effect in 2018
    CHICAGO (December 4, 2017) – Car Accident Attorney Jeffrey J. Kroll of the personal injury law firm Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. wants to remind drivers of new Illinois laws that will impact motorists as of January 1, 2018.…
  • Nov 29

    Salvi Law November Pet of the Month: Adoptable dog Bronson

    Salvi Law November Pet of the Month: Adoptable dog Bronson
    GRAYSLAKE, Ill. (November 29, 2017) – The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has committed to finding local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. We have teamed up with the Anti…
Rank this Week: 2660

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
  • Dec 4

    Court Of Chancery Applies Corwin And Test For Control

    Court Of Chancery Applies Corwin And Test For Control
    Peter Van Der Fluit v. Yates, C.A. No. 12553-VCMR (Nov. 30, 2017) Briefly, under Corwin, the informed vote of a majority of the disinterested stockholders subjects a transaction to the business judgment rule when the deal does not involve a…
  • Dec 4

    Court Of Chancery Determines When A Proxy Is Irrevocable And When It Has Jurisdiction To Decide Equitable Ownership In A Section 225 Case

    Court Of Chancery Determines When A Proxy Is Irrevocable And When It Has Jurisdiction To Decide Equitable Ownership In A Section 225 Case
    Zohar II 2005-1 Limited v. FSAR Holdings Inc., C.A. No. 12946-VCS (Nov. 30, 2017) This is an important decision for two reasons. First, it determines when a proxy is irrevocable under Delaware law. To be irrevocable under Section 212 of the…
  • Nov 26

    Court Of Chancery Finds Pre-Merger Suit Unripe

    Court Of Chancery Finds Pre-Merger Suit Unripe
    In re Straight Path Communications Inc. Shareholders Litigation, C.A. No. 2017-0486-SG (Nov. 20, 2017) This is an interesting decision with potential implications for future shareholder litigation. Briefly, the complaint alleged that,…
Rank this Week: 1958

A Winning Tip

A Winning Tip

Features trial tips from a trial consultant. By Dr. Noelle Nelson.

http://awinningtip.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Train Your Expert Witness to Educate

    Train Your Expert Witness to Educate
    If you are blessed with an expert witness who not only is proficient in his/her area of expertise, but also juror-sympathetic, count yourself among the lucky few, and hit “delete.” If, however, you sometimes find yourself working…
  • Nov 1

    Help Witnesses Think Before Responding

    Help Witnesses Think Before Responding
    Thinking out loud is ordinary, common, and acceptable in regular conversation. However, in a deposition, it can make the difference between solid responses, and responses that give opposing counsel more information than was required –…
  • Oct 2

    A Simple Tool with Mighty Consequences: The Phrase

    A Simple Tool with Mighty Consequences: The Phrase
    How you say what you say is every bit as important as the “what,” the substance of whatever it is you are communicating. Spoken language is decidedly not the same as written language, and lawyers, as accustomed as you are to…
Rank this Week: 4398

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 3395

Veale Law

Veale Law

Focuses on personal injury law for the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

http://www.vealelaw.com/blog
  • Nov 30

    Court Of Appeal Upholds 50% Failure To Mitigate Reduction

    Court Of Appeal Upholds 50% Failure To Mitigate Reduction
    In Mullens v. Toor, the Plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle accident, and consequently sued for various types of ... The post Court Of Appeal Upholds 50% Failure To Mitigate Reduction appeared first on .
  • Jul 9

    Court Of Appeal Orders New Trial In “Crumbling Skull” Case

    Court Of Appeal Orders New Trial In “Crumbling Skull” Case
    In Gordon v. Ahn, the Plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle accident, and consequently sued for damages, which included ... The post Court Of Appeal Orders New Trial In “Crumbling Skull” Case appeared first on .
  • Jun 3

    Court Compels Plaintiff To Sign Consent Form For Independent Medical Examination

    Court Compels Plaintiff To Sign Consent Form For Independent Medical Examination
    There is conflicting legal precedent on the issue of whether or not a Plaintiff can be forced to sign a ... The post Court Compels Plaintiff To Sign Consent Form For Independent Medical Examination appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 1874

Court Technology and Trial…

Court Technology and Trial Presentation Blawg

Covers court and trial technology, and trial presentation. By Ted Brooks.

http://trial-technology.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 29

    Litigation Triangle

    Litigation Triangle
    Pick any two: Price, Quality, ServiceAlthough it would be difficult to nail down every litigation matter within the boundaries of the Project Management Triangle (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_management_triangle), there are…
  • Oct 31

    Trick or Treat?

    Trick or Treat?
    Trial or Settle? Trick or Treat?I’ve enjoyed the opportunity of congratulating a client on settling their matter prior to trial. Many times. Perhaps too many times. While I do have a vested interest in the case going to trial, I can…
  • Aug 17

    CLE: Ethics, Law & Technology

    CLE: Ethics, Law &amp; Technology
    Ethics, Law & TechnologyEvent InformationProvider: Alameda County Bar AssociationLocation: Alameda County Bar Association1000 Broadway, Suite 480Oakland, CA  94607Phone: 510-302-2222Date: 08/23/201712:00 PM - 01:30 PMCredits: 0.5 HR…
Rank this Week: 3223

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Nov 29

    Can Cell Phone Video Be Used as Evidence in Court?

    Can Cell Phone Video Be Used as Evidence in Court?
    It’s very common for us to take our phone out and photograph or film interesting things that happen in our daily lives. If you’re witnessing a crime, it’s understandable that you may begin recording the incident on your cell…
  • Nov 15

    Violent Crime on the Rise in Pittsburgh

    Violent Crime on the Rise in Pittsburgh
    Statistics from the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) show that violent crime has been increasing in Pittsburgh. Acts of violent crime can cause devastation for a community, and local law…
  • Nov 1

    How to Handle an Underage DUI in PA

    How to Handle an Underage DUI in PA
    Pennsylvania DUI laws can be very strict. If you or a loved one are arrested and charged with underage DUI, these laws can place you in jail and require you to pay large fines. Even first DUI offenses can cause a legal nightmare for an... The…
Rank this Week: 1927

The 10b-5 Daily

The 10b-5 Daily

Covers securities class action litigation. By Lyle Roberts.

https://10b5daily.com/
  • Nov 29

    Cyan Argued

    Cyan Argued
    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund case, which addresses the preemptive scope of the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 (SLUSA).…
  • Oct 27

    Rites of Confession

    Rites of Confession
    When does a company have a duty to disclose hidden wrongdoing?  As many courts have noted, disclosure is not a “rite of confession” and a company does not have a general obligation to tell investors whether some (or…
  • Aug 21

    On Track Betting

    On Track Betting
    Is “on track” the most dangerous phrase a corporation can use to describe its business? Over the years, there have been a significant number of securities class actions alleging a company’s statement that a regulatory…
Rank this Week: 1663