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Delaware eDiscovery Report

Delaware eDiscovery Report

Covers eDiscovery case law, rules, and issues, such confidentiality, sanctions and spoliation. By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-eDiscovery-Report
Rank this Week: 4587

I Object!

I Object!

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

https://www.carltonfields.com/preservation-of-error-blog/
  • May 3

    For Want Of A Deadline: Avoiding A Jurisdictional Pitfall

    For Want Of A Deadline: Avoiding A Jurisdictional Pitfall
    The time for appealing from an order, whether final or non-final, is typically jurisdictional. If the appellant or petitioner misses the applicable deadline, the appellate court lacks jurisdiction to review the order on appeal. Consequently,…
  • Apr 6

    Together, But Independent – Finality Under Rule 42(a) Consolidation

    Together, But Independent – Finality Under Rule 42(a) Consolidation
    The United States Supreme Court recently clarified that cases consolidated under Rule 42(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure retain their independent identities “at least to the extent that a final decision in one is immediately…
  • Mar 23

    Objection, Interrupted

    Objection, Interrupted
    It’s a cardinal rule that to preserve an argument at trial, counsel must make a contemporaneous objection. Even cardinal rules, however, have their exceptions. In US Bank National Association v. Tranumn, No. 1D16-491, 2018 WL 267276…
Rank this Week: 1129

A Winning Tip

A Winning Tip

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

http://awinningtip.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    Winning Bench Trials and Arbitration

    Winning Bench Trials and Arbitration
    Generally speaking, judges and arbitrators are less susceptible to emotion and vagaries of human drama than they are to the facts of the case--the logic that must underpin and support your arguments. Although the following are useful tips in…
  • Mar 31

    Use Body Language to Mask Panic

    Use Body Language to Mask Panic
    Photo: Karen NeohTrials are often minefields, with bombs (whether large or small) exploding in your case just when you thought all was going smoothly. Your witnesses blunder, get trapped by opposing counsel, judges make decisions unfavorable…
  • Mar 2

    Use the Value Embedded in Words to Persuade

    Use the Value Embedded in Words to Persuade
    If you are to persuade jurors, you must make the case real for them. It can’t be just about facts and figures, yet if you over-dramatize events, your case loses impact. One of the secrets to bringing events to life without resorting to…
Rank this Week: 4318

Haber Slade Blog

Haber Slade Blog

Covers real estate law, trials and litigation. By Haber Slade, P.A.

https://blog.haberslade.com/
  • Apr 26

    How to Dig Deeper Before Closing on a Condo Purchase – Part 3

    How to Dig Deeper Before Closing on a Condo Purchase – Part 3
    As I discussed in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, buying a condo requires a different kind of diligence than buying a single family home, because you’re going into business with strangers. You need to review documents that…
  • Apr 3

    How to Dig Deeper Before Closing on a Condo Purchase – Part 2

    How to Dig Deeper Before Closing on a Condo Purchase – Part 2
    As I discussed in Part 1 of this series, when you buy a condo, you’re essentially going into business with strangers, thus, before you close on the purchase, you need to review certain documents to get a better understanding of how…
  • Mar 28

    How to Dig Deeper Before Closing on a Condo Purchase – Part 1

    How to Dig Deeper Before Closing on a Condo Purchase – Part 1
    As an attorney who has worked on both the buyer and seller sides of real estate transactions and understands the inner workings of high-end condominium associations in South Florida, I have key insight into unique considerations that buyers…
Rank this Week: 1584

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Understanding Underage DUI Expungement and Zero Tolerance in PA

    Understanding Underage DUI Expungement and Zero Tolerance in PA
    Drivers under the age of 21 account for 12 percent of DUI-related deaths in Pennsylvania. This is disturbing given that this group accounts for less than 10 percent of drivers across the Commonwealth. Because of this epidemic, drinking…
  • Apr 25

    What Happens When You Fail to Register as a Sex Offender in Pennsylvania

    What Happens When You Fail to Register as a Sex Offender in Pennsylvania
    Even after you serve your time for a sex offense conviction in Pennsylvania, there are reporting requirements under state law. If you fail to register as a sex offender, whether due to a mistake or other circumstances, the consequences are…
  • Apr 18

    Graffiti Incidents Increase in Pittsburgh’s East End

    Graffiti Incidents Increase in Pittsburgh’s East End
    Pennsylvania law considers property crimes to be very serious. As such, the recent increase in graffiti crime in Pittsburgh has attracted significant attention. Law enforcement officials are seeking to identify and arrest the individuals…
Rank this Week: 2556

Lone Star Bench & Bar

Lone Star Bench & Bar

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://texastrial.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 16

    They Put Money Where? Conducting Discovery About International Asset

    They Put Money Where? Conducting Discovery About International Asset
    It happens to family lawyers all the time.  A new client comes in to meet with us for an initial consultation and tells us that his or her spouse controlled all of the money and assets.  The new client is panicked, because he or she…
  • Apr 9

    Trade Secret Protection v. Patent Protection: A Risk-Reward Decision That Can Have Major Implication

    Trade Secret Protection v. Patent Protection: A Risk-Reward Decision That Can Have Major Implication
    There is much confusion in the public about the difference between a trade secret and a patent. Both are associated with innovation, and each constitute a business asset that should be vigorously protected. But why do some companies choose to…
  • Mar 26

    Rethinking Business Entities Under the New Tax Act

    Rethinking Business Entities Under the New Tax Act
      The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 changes the income tax planning for all businesses, including for small business owners. It is now more important than ever for business owners to consult with their tax advisors before setting up new…
Rank this Week: 1726

North Carolina Trusts and Estates…

North Carolina Trusts and Estates Litigation

Covers will, trust, and estate disputes in North Carolina. By Evan Lohr.

https://ncestatelitigation.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 3

    Resulting Trusts in North Carolina

    Resulting Trusts in North Carolina
    A resulting trust arises “when a person becomes invested with the title to real property under circumstances which in equity obligate him to hold the title and to exercise his ownership for the benefit of another. A trust of this…
  • Jul 20

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate
    Upon the appointment of the executor or administrator of a North Carolina probate estate, the personal representative or collector must notify all people or businesses having claims against the decedent to present them to the personal…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is dead. In many cases, parties seek to…
Rank this Week: 2215

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3838

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, foreclosures, and business law. By The Silber Law Firm LLC.

http://www.thesilberlawfirm.com/
  • Mar 28

    Arbitration Decision Denying Broker a Commission Overturned

    Arbitration Decision Denying Broker a Commission Overturned
    A broker was hired to find a tenant for a residential apartment in Manhattan. The parties agreed that the broker would receive a six percent commission if the tenant purchased the apartment within six of months after the lease expired, or any…
  • Jan 25

    Don’t Ask for a “Lawyer Dog”

    Don’t Ask for a “Lawyer Dog”
    While we don’t have a criminal practice, a decision out of Louisiana’s high court highlights the importance of demanding counsel — clearly. From the Washington Post: “[W]hen a suspect in an interrogation told…
  • Jan 22

    Another Case Where Non-Compete/Confidentiality Provisions are Found Unenforceable

    Another Case Where Non-Compete/Confidentiality Provisions are Found Unenforceable
    As promised, we write about another recent trade-secret case where the court refused to enforce an employer’s claims that its information was secret. After plaintiff was indicted for a host of crimes, some of its employees left to form…
Rank this Week: 2907

Trial and Appeals Blog

Trial and Appeals Blog

Covers law and society. By Thomas Wade Young.

http://www.twylaw.com/blog
  • Mar 25

    Responding to Ethics Complaint

    Responding to Ethics Complaint
    One of the services I offer to other lawyers is help defending ethics complaints. The initial conversations are usually tense because the emotions of the lawyer calling for help are running high. Often the lawyers are in denial…
  • Mar 22

    Constitution Revision Commission Begins Public Hearing

    Constitution Revision Commission Begins Public Hearing
    I cannot overemphasize the significance and power of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission. It can initiate fundamental restructuring of state government and, in the process, deal far-reaching setbacks to the integrity of the judicial…
  • Mar 3

    Conflict Over Stays and Bond Amounts Under Rule 9.310

    Conflict Over Stays and Bond Amounts Under Rule 9.310
    Silver Beach Towers Property Owners Association, Inc. v. Silver Beach Investments of Destin, L.C., No. 1D16-4555, 42 Fla. L. Weekly D442c (Fla 1st DCA February 21, 2017) involved a judgment awarding $1,827,372.18 plus…
Rank this Week: 4591

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
Rank this Week: 1744

Chelsie King Garza, P.C.

Chelsie King Garza, P.C.

Covers what to do after a car accident, tips for avoiding common workplace injuries, and more information about medical malpractice.

https://chelsiegarzalaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 23

    Damages Available in a Brain Injury Case

    Damages Available in a Brain Injury Case
    Damages in Texas Brain Injury Cases | Houston Accident Attorney   A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can result in permanent cognitive and physical disabilities, loss of independence, and changes in personality. These effects are felt not…
  • Feb 21

    Dog Bite Damage

    Dog Bite Damage
    What Damages Might Be Recoverable After a Dog Bite in Texas? Nerve damage, severe scarring, lacerations, anxiety—the effects of a dog bite injury are serious and can have long-term physical and psychological consequences. If you were…
  • Feb 12

    Hurt on the Job – Ways to Help Your Compensation Claim

    Hurt on the Job – Ways to Help Your Compensation Claim
    Hurt on the Job? Follow This Step by Step Action Plan On the job injuries and accidents at work can happen at any time. Knowing what to do and what not to do can make all the difference. Protect yourself by taking the correct steps promptly.…
Rank this Week: 2416

New Jersey Attorney Law Review…

New Jersey Attorney Law Review Blog

Reviews published and unpublished civil law decisions of importance issued by the New Jersey Appellate Division and New Jersey Supreme Court. By Glenn Reiser.

http://newjerseylawreview.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    NJ LIMITED PARTNER LIABILITY | NJ LIMITED PARTNERSHIP LAW

    NJ LIMITED PARTNER LIABILITY | NJ LIMITED PARTNERSHIP LAW
    NJ LIMITED PARTNER LIABILITY | NJ LIMITED PARTNERSHIP LAW: Limited partner liability under New Jersey's Limited Partnership Law; piercing the corporate veil in New Jersey limited partnerships. Sponsored by New Jersey business lawyers LoFaro…
  • Jan 23

    New Jersey Foreclosure Attorneys Microwebsite Launched

    New Jersey Foreclosure Attorneys Microwebsite Launched
    Very pleased to announce the publication of my law firm's new microsite focusing on foreclosure law in New Jersey.  
  • Jun 3

    Discharging Tax Debts in Bankruptcy - Third Circuit Case Limits Taxpayer's Right

    Discharging Tax Debts in Bankruptcy - Third Circuit Case Limits Taxpayer's Right
      In a recent precedent setting opinion, the United States Court of Appeals For the Third Circuit addressed the issue of whether a debtor who files a late tax return after the IRS has assessed tax liability can discharge the tax debt in…
Rank this Week: 3869

The Law of Evidence

The Law of Evidence

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

http://jesselangelevidence.blogspot.com
  • Mar 18

    Use of Focus Groups to Gauge Impact of Evidence

    Use of Focus Groups to Gauge Impact of Evidence
    I attended the legal seminar “Evidence to Win 2018” presented by New York State Trial Lawyers Institute. The speakers were Robert Genes, Nicolas Timko, Larry Simon, Andrew Finklestein, and Martin Edelmen. It is no mystery why…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2136

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Covers civil defense litigation issues in Tennesee.

http://www.tennesseedefenselitigation.com/
  • Mar 11

    Tennessee Retaliatory Discharge Claims Against Employer

    Tennessee Retaliatory Discharge Claims Against Employer
    Tennessee has a statute that protects employees from employers who terminate an employee in retaliation for reporting illegal activities. This statute is found in T.C.A. § 50-1-304 and is called the Tennessee “Retaliatory…
  • Feb 7

    Tennessee Caps on Damages for Sexual Harassment Case

    Tennessee Caps on Damages for Sexual Harassment Case
    Tennessee sexual harassment cases that are brought against an employer are governed by the Tennessee Human Rights Act. The underlying basis for claims against an employer for sexual harassment fall under the provision in T.C.A. §…
  • Jan 13

    Recent Tennessee Judiciary Report (Fiscal Year 2015 – 2016) Shows Tennessee Case Filings Continue to Decline

    Recent Tennessee Judiciary Report (Fiscal Year 2015 – 2016) Shows Tennessee Case Filings Continue to Decline
    Each year the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts issues a report on the Tennessee judiciary that provides many different useful statistics for case filings and results Tennessee.  The most recent report is the one for fiscal…
Rank this Week: 3376

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

A blog about e-discovery, technology and other related matters of interest.

https://percipient.co/blog
  • Mar 7

    Document Production with a Load File Error? 3 Common Fixe

    Document Production with a Load File Error? 3 Common Fixe
    Did you just receive a document production with a load file error?   You are not the first and will not be the last.   What are load files? Files that help load and organize electronic documents and electronically stored information…
  • Feb 14

    Attorneys’ Duty to Implement Legal Hold Does Not End After Hitting Send

    Attorneys’ Duty to Implement Legal Hold Does Not End After Hitting Send
    Who knew the topic of legal holds is so engaging? Articles about legal and litigation holds turn out to be some of our most popular reads. We’ve written in the past about litigation hold triggers and the duty to preserve…
  • Jan 23

    Do You Like Podcasts? We do too!

    Do You Like Podcasts? We do too!
    We at Percipient are fans of podcasts, so much so that we launched one–Technically Legal, a podcast about legal technology and changes to the legal industry and the practice of law.   During each episode we interview a legal…
Rank this Week: 2133

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Covers discovery plans, depositions, interrogatories and privileges. By Katherine Gallo.

http://www.resolvingdiscoverydisputes.com/
  • Mar 1

    Denials to Requests for Admissions are NOT Admissible

    Denials to Requests for Admissions are NOT Admissible
    In the case of Victalic Company v American Home Assurance Company the First District Court of Appeal made it very clear that denials to Requests for Admissions are inadmissible.   Here is the court’s reasoning starting at page 23…
  • Feb 6

    An Attorney’s Relationship with their Expert and the Work Product Doctrine

    An Attorney’s Relationship with their Expert and the Work Product Doctrine
      Have you ever wondered how the work product doctrine works when you hire a consultant who may or may not become your expert. Trial Attorney Lee Previant, from Los Angeles, wrote this great article titled “Attorney Work…
  • Jan 16

    DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR OBLIGATIONS ARE IN RESPONDING TO WRITTEN DISCOVERY?

    DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR OBLIGATIONS ARE IN RESPONDING TO WRITTEN DISCOVERY?
    I received a comment about one of my blogs saying: Many young(er) attorneys abuse discovery as a matter of course – as if they have been taught how to be obstructionists at law school. I also think newer attorneys do the scorched earth…
Rank this Week: 3276

The Contingency

The Contingency

Insights on sharing the risks and rewards of high-stakes business disputes. By Barry Barnett.

http://www.thecontingency.com
Rank this Week: 1958

Trial Lawyer Communication Tips…

Trial Lawyer Communication Tips for EVERYONE!

Shares almost 3 decades of trial lawyer communication tips to help you make an impact, fascinate others, and close deals like the best trial lawyers in the world! By Mitch Jackson.

http://mitchjackson.com
  • Feb 20

    2017 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers!

    2017 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers!
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/jacksonwilson-californiapersonalinjuryandwrongfuldeathlawyers Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates…
  • Jan 31

    What’s Your ‘Why’ on Social Media? This is one of the most important videos Mitch has done in years!

    What’s Your ‘Why’ on Social Media? This is one of the most important videos Mitch has done in years!
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/jacksonwilson-californiapersonalinjuryandwrongfuldeathlawyers Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates…
  • Jan 28

    Podcast Interview: How Mitch Jackson Uses Social Media

    Podcast Interview: How Mitch Jackson Uses Social Media
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/jacksonwilson-californiapersonalinjuryandwrongfuldeathlawyers Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates…
Rank this Week: 2052

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Texas Appellate Law Blog

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

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

    An Evening with the Supreme Court of Texa

    An Evening with the Supreme Court of Texa
    The Appellate Sections of the Austin Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas are once again co-sponsoring “An Evening with the Supreme Court of Texas.” This event—which has been held biennially since 2008—will take…
  • Jan 20

    New Year, New Name

    New Year, New Name
    In this inaugural post for 2018, I’d like to announce a significant change in my firm. As of January 1, 2018, Smith Law Group has become Smith Haley Nobles. I started this firm in 2006 as a sole proprietorship. Solo life was great,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1557

Wines and Information Management…

Wines and Information Management (WIM)

In-house counsel blawg on e-disovery, the impact of IT on the law and vice versa, information/knowledge management and wines. By Dominic Jaar.

http://dominicjaar.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 11

    Re: Loire - Ile de Ré - Cognac - Paris 2018

    Re: Loire - Ile de Ré - Cognac - Paris 2018
    Champion! Digne d'un cour privé pour jpouille! Dominic Jaar Canadian Advisory Leader, Clients & Markets Partner, KPMG Canada 416-777-8911 514-212-9348 -------- Original Message -------- From: "Richer, Stéphane"…
  • Feb 11

    Fwd: Reservation Itinerary from Marc Duquette

    Fwd: Reservation Itinerary from Marc Duquette
    Dominic Jaar Canadian Advisory Leader, Clients & Markets Partner, KPMG Canada 416-777-8911 514-212-9348 -------- Original Message -------- From: Airbnb <invitation@airbnb.com> Date: Sun, Feb 11, 2018, 13:07 To: "Jaar,…
  • Nov 26

    First Annual Canadian Program on Getting Ahead of the eDiscovery Curve- Registration Now Open

    First Annual Canadian Program on Getting Ahead of the eDiscovery Curve- Registration Now Open
    REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL SEDONA CANADA PROGRAM ON GETTING AHEAD OF THE eDISCOVERY CURVE: THURSDAY-FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23-24, 2008!
Rank this Week: 1840

Veale Law

Veale Law

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

http://www.vealelaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2501

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: 4024

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: 4610

Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

Covers eDiscovery, social media archiving, and trial presentation solutions.

http://www.nextpoint.com/blog/
  • Jan 31

    Speeding Up Document Review with Instant Preview

    Speeding Up Document Review with Instant Preview
    Minimizing ediscovery document review cost is a high priority for most firms and their clients. Reducing cost comes down to reducing hours, or even minutes, of review time.   If you are reading this, we’re most likely preaching to…
  • Jan 17

    BIG Improvements to Nextpoint Search Tool

    BIG Improvements to Nextpoint Search Tool
    We’ve just made searching through your data even easier. In 2017, we completed some major enhancements to the Nextpoint search engine which dramatically increased the speed of search results (we went from really fast to super fast).…
  • Jan 5

    Meltdown and Spectre CPU Vulnerabilities: What You Need to Know

    Meltdown and Spectre CPU Vulnerabilities: What You Need to Know
    On January 3, 2018, two hardware-related vulnerabilities, named Meltdown and Spectre (https://meltdownattack.com/ ), were disclosed by security researchers, which together affect a high proportion of all computers and mobile devices built…
Rank this Week: 2492

Koehlerlegal

Koehlerlegal

Discusses current cases and issues in the law. By Kurt T. Koehler.

http://www.koehlerlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 31

    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!
    Happy New Year! The Law Office of Kurt T. Koehler, 308 1/2 S. State Street Ann Arbor, Michigan (MI) 48198 (Washtenaw County); Copyright 2012 by Kurt Koehler
  • Dec 31

    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!
    Happy New Year!The Law Office of Kurt T. Koehler, 308 1/2 S. State Street Ann Arbor, Michigan (MI) 48198 (Washtenaw County); Copyright 2012 by Kurt Koehler The Law Office of Kurt T. Koehler, 308 1/2 S. State Street Ann Arbor, Michigan (MI)…
  • Dec 30

    "Hoverboard" Patent Litigation

    &quot;Hoverboard&quot; Patent Litigation
    "Hoverboards" as they have become known, have become popular this past year.  As explained in this Wall Street Journal article, the history and intellectual property behind the device is a bit murky.  When it comes to this…
Rank this Week: 3617

Alabama Litigation Review

Alabama Litigation Review

Covers business litigation, civil procedure, personal injury and punitive damages. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamalitigationreview.com
  • Dec 27

    Blackwell Law Firm — We Help Injured People And Families In Alabama

    Blackwell Law Firm — We Help Injured People And Families In Alabama
    Our firm — Blackwell Law Firm — helps personal injury victims in Alabama. Our cases involve people across Alabama who have suffered a serious injury or disability. We understand serious injuries and the impact those injuries have…
  • Jun 9

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website! (Updated Developments)

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website! (Updated Developments)
    Last month, I published a post about a local DUI law firm that suddenly started advertising for personal injury and wrongful death cases. Suddenly, billboards for that firm appeared along major Huntsville area roads. I’ve written many…
  • Jun 9

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website! (Updated Developments)

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website! (Updated Developments)
    Last month, I published a post about a local DUI law firm that suddenly started advertising for personal injury and wrongful death cases. Suddenly, billboards for that firm appeared along major Huntsville area roads. I’ve written many…
Rank this Week: 3559

Thoits Law Blog

Thoits Law Blog

Discusses important legal developments in the areas of business, employment, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and estate planning. By Thoits, Love, Hershberger & McLean.

http://www.thoitslaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 1

    Thoits Law Welcomes Misasha Graham

    Thoits Law Welcomes Misasha Graham
    Thoits Law Welcomes Misasha Graham – December 1, 2017 Misasha Graham joined the firm as a Special Counsel in the firm’s Litigation Group. Her practice focuses on general commercial litigation...
  • Apr 30

    Thoits Law Welcomes Melinda Barker

    Thoits Law Welcomes Melinda Barker
    Thoits Law Welcomes Melinda Barker – May 2017 Melinda Barker joined the firm as a shareholder in 2017 and is a Certified Legal Specialist in the State of California for...
  • Apr 30

    Thoits Law Welcomes Michael Hsueh

    Thoits Law Welcomes Michael Hsueh
    Thoits Law Welcomes Michael Hsueh – May 2017 Michael Hsueh joined the firm as a litigation associate. His prior firms include Weidmann & Yun, Edward Yun, & Associates, the Law...
Rank this Week: 4344

Insurance Defense Blog

Insurance Defense Blog

Covers civil litigation and insurance defense in Washington, D.C. By David Stratton.

http://www.insurancedefenseblog.us/
  • Nov 25

    A Modest Proposal Concerning Legal Education

    A Modest Proposal Concerning Legal Education
    There have been proposals to shorten the time it takes to get a law school degree, and the grounds for these proposals are usually that law school is very expensive, and law students graduate with a ton of debt and then cannot find legal jobs…
  • Feb 12

    Crime stats and map - Fairfax County, Virginia

    Crime stats and map - Fairfax County, Virginia
    Here is a link to a crime mapping website, that will give you the date, location, and type of crimes reported in Fairfax County for any date range. http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/policeevent... Makes me wonder if any other jurisdictions around…
  • Nov 20

    A handy unofficial website that does a…

    A handy unofficial website that does a statewide search of all Virginia circuit courts BUT FFX and Alexandria. http://vacircuitcourtsearch.com/
Rank this Week: 3140

Electronic Discovery Law

Electronic Discovery Law

Covers legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. By K&L Gates.

http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/
  • Nov 17

    Court Rejects Propriety of Non-Responsive Redactions, Compels Production

    Court Rejects Propriety of Non-Responsive Redactions, Compels Production
    IDC Fin. Pub., Inc. v. Bonddesk Grp., LLC, No. 15-cv-1085-pp, 2017 WL 4863202 (E.D. Wis. Oct. 26, 2017) In this case, the court granted Plaintiff’s motion to compel production of over 600 documents previously produced with extensive…
  • Nov 5

    Court Compels Production for Plaintiffs’ Quick Peek Over Defendant’s Objection

    Court Compels Production for Plaintiffs’ Quick Peek Over Defendant’s Objection
    Fairholme Funds, Inc. v. United States, No. 13-456C, 2017 WL 4768385 (Fed. Cl. Oct. 23, 2017) In this case the court granted Plaintiffs’ motion to compel a “quick peek” at approximately 1500 documents withheld as privileged…
  • Oct 19

    Citing Failure to Cooperate, Court Orders Use of Specific Keyword Search Term

    Citing Failure to Cooperate, Court Orders Use of Specific Keyword Search Term
    United States v. New Mexico State Univ., No. 1:16-cv-00911-JAP-LF, 2017 WL 4386358 (D.N.M. Sept. 29, 2017) In this pay discrimination case, the Court addressed Defendants’ motion for a protective order precluding further searching for…
Rank this Week: 2462

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: 4459

D.C. Law Blog

D.C. Law Blog

Covers civil litigation in the District of Columbia. By Douglas C. Melcher.

http://melcherlaw.com/dc-law-blog
Rank this Week: 2506

Nashville Trial Lawyer Blog

Nashville Trial Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.nashvilleinjurylawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2321

Virginia Employment Law Blog

Virginia Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law and litigation. By The Erlich Law Office, PLLC.

http://www.virginiaemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    Fired On My Day Off

    Fired On My Day Off
    One of the common calls I get goes like this: “I was just fired on my day off. They didn’t give me a reason. They won’t meet with me. This can’t be legal.” It sucks. It feels like you couldn’t have possibly…
  • Sep 11

    Let’s Do Thi

    Let’s Do Thi
    Hey folks, I maintain a very busy and probably too loud presence on Twitter, found @erlichlawoffice, but this blog has gone long underserved and ignored. I’m going to fix that with posts coming this week and more to come soon.…
  • Oct 18

    EEOC sues Houston nightclub for disability discrimination based on unlawful inquiry about HIV statu

    EEOC sues Houston nightclub for disability discrimination based on unlawful inquiry about HIV statu
    Earlier this month, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) filed a lawsuit against Diallo’s of Houston, a nightclub and party venue, alleging that Diallo’s violated the Americans with…
Rank this Week: 2054

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: 3668

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: 2890

Structured Settlement Blog

Structured Settlement Blog

By Paul J. Lesti.

http://www.structuredsettlement.pro/
Rank this Week: 3437

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Discusses civil procedure, trial practice, employment law and other issues.

http://jcmarkowitz.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    Conflict Resolution website

    Conflict Resolution website
    Most of my blogging deals with alternative dispute resolution, including alternative ways to practice litigation. Sometimes I re-print those posts here, but usually they remain on a separate site, called Conflict Resolution, which can be…
  • Mar 31

    Conflict resolution, not litigation

    Conflict resolution, not litigation
    I prefer to describe my practice as “conflict resolution” rather than “litigation.” It’s not because I have any objections to filing or defending lawsuits, and I am not at all adverse to taking cases to trial.…
  • Feb 7

    The rule of law

    The rule of law
    We have come to one of those moments in our history when people are learning to appreciate the important role courts and lawyers play in our government. If you’re a supporter of President Trump’s blockage of travel from seven…
Rank this Week: 2270

A Buffalo Lawyer

A Buffalo Lawyer

Random thoughts and helpful links and resources from Buffalo lawyer Jeremy Colby.

http://abuffalolawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1658

An Appeal to Reason

An Appeal to Reason

Provides information and advice to trial attorneys from an appellate attorney. By Donna Bader.

http://www.anappealtoreason.com/
  • Mar 7

    Proposed federal legislation attacks California's elder abuse and dependent adult law

    Proposed federal legislation attacks California's elder abuse and dependent adult law
    With this incoming Administration, I became concerned that we would focus on Trump's antics and the fact that Kellyanne Conway was sitting on a couch in the Oval Office with her legs folded underneath her.  Meanwhile, the House has been…
  • Feb 10

    An Appeal to Reason

    An Appeal to Reason
    When I picked the title of my blog, An Appeal to Reason, I thought it was a clever title.  It had the word "appeal" in it to describe the type of work I do, but it also focused on the process that one uses to write a…
  • Sep 11

    Supreme Court abolishes automatic depublication rule

    Supreme Court abolishes automatic depublication rule
    For many years, we have operated under the rule that when the California Supreme Court grants a petition for review, the decision by the Court of Appeal can no longer be cited as valid law. A new rule, which took effect on July 1, 2016,…
Rank this Week: 4080

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: 1751

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's…

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blawg

Constitutional matters, politics, Wall Street matters, important cases and lots of opinions.

http://www.desilvalawoffices.com/Chicago-Litigation.aspx
  • Feb 9

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban
    /documents/17-35105.pdfThe Ninth Circuit's three-judge federal appeals panel unanimously refuses to reinstate President Trump’s travel ban. The decision is here. The decision was not signed as usual but per curium. Among the…
  • Jan 26

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered
    Civil Forfeiture Considered
  • Jan 18

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?
    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer? Most people know from popular TV shows that the defendant in a criminal case has the right to counsel. But when does this right come into play, and what does it really mean? The…
Rank this Week: 2842

The Trial Warrior Blog

The Trial Warrior Blog

Covers law and justice in Canada. By Antonin I. Pribetic.

http://thetrialwarrior.com/
  • Jan 19

    Two-Year Limitation Period Applies to Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Ontario

    Two-Year Limitation Period Applies to Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Ontario
    The Court of Appeal for Ontario has confirmed that the 2-year limitation period under the Limitations Act, 2002 applies to enforcement of foreign judgments, subject to the discoverability principle: Independence Plaza 1 Associates, L.L.C. v.…
  • Dec 8

    Written Retainer Agreement Ousts Small Claim Court’s Jurisdiction

    Written Retainer Agreement Ousts Small Claim Court’s Jurisdiction
    If you’re an Ontario litigator and thought suing your client for fees in Small Claims Court based upon a written retainer agreement was an option, then take a read of Justice Nordheimer’s decision in Jane Conte Professional…
  • Dec 8

    Written Retainer Agreement Ousts Small Claim Court’s Jurisdiction

    Written Retainer Agreement Ousts Small Claim Court’s Jurisdiction
    If you’re an Ontario litigator and thought suing your client for fees in Small Claims Court based upon a written retainer agreement was an option, then take a read of Justice Nordheimer’s decision in Jane Conte Professional…
Rank this Week: 3218

Video and the Law

Video and the Law

Covers the history, the apps and the players that use video in litigation. By Chris Ballard.

http://www.videoandthelaw.com/
  • Jan 11

    Demonstrative Evidence: The Eyes Have It

    Demonstrative Evidence: The Eyes Have It
    Close your eyes and visualize your favorite place. Maybe your skiing in the mountains on fresh powdery snow. Perhaps your sitting on a beach in the Hawaiian Islands enjoying a mouthwatering beverage. Or how about standing at the edge of the…
  • May 3

    Video Enhancement: Smoking Gun Video Convinces Prosecutor Not to Press Charge

    Video Enhancement: Smoking Gun Video Convinces Prosecutor Not to Press Charge
    It was the old axiom, he said, she said. The blowback and statements made by each party in the alleged assault charges between Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandosky and reporter Michelle Fields at a Trump rally in Jupiter, Florida…
  • Oct 28

    Settlement Videos: How to Rocket Your Case to Settlement

    Settlement Videos: How to Rocket Your Case to Settlement
    Outlining the composition of this post while standing on my terrace last Monday morning staring at the beautiful sight of the space shuttle Endeavour climbing through the clear, morning sky, I thought about the sheer power it must take to…
Rank this Week: 2687

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: 3968