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Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Trump's ACA Sabotage and the President's Constitutional Duty to Take Care that the Laws be Faithfully Executed

    Trump's ACA Sabotage and the President's Constitutional Duty to Take Care that the Laws be Faithfully Executed
    Over at Vox, I offer an argument that Trump's ACA sabotage violates the Take Care Clause. I argue that, whatever scholarly divisions may exist about the Clause's application, this is the limiting case. The President…
  • Oct 12

    Voting With Their Feet

    Voting With Their Feet
    Advocates of states'-rights often point out that an advantage of federalism is that people can move from a state where they are dissatisfied with public policy to a state that they prefer. The prospect that people or businesses will relocate…
  • Oct 12

    Anti-Contrarianism

    Anti-Contrarianism
    I just finished reading a draft of a superficially interesting but deeply terrible article taking issue with the current wisdom, associated with Daryl Levinson and Richard Pildes's article, "Separation of Parties, not Powers," on the…
Rank this Week: 258

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Aug 19

    Employment Law Supreme Court Opinions - 8/18/2016

    Employment Law Supreme Court Opinions - 8/18/2016
    Body: ​SC19590 - State v. Connecticut Employees Union Independent ("This case presents the question of whether the public policy of Connecticut demands no less than termination of employment as the only appropriate disciplinary response…
  • Aug 19

    Redesigned NewsLog with a New Web Addre

    Redesigned NewsLog with a New Web Addre
    Body: We are excited to announce the launch of our redesigned Newslog. Our goal is to provide visitors with a streamlined and readable blog that provides intuitive access as well as more subscription options.   One new feature is…
  • Aug 17

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/17/16

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/17/16
    Body: ​SC19381 - Newland v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "This certified appeal involves two related claims raised by the petitioner, Gene Newland, for the first time during postconviction proceedings, namely, whether the…
Rank this Week: 343

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Oct 18

    Be a Risk-taker for Your Legal Education

    Be a Risk-taker for Your Legal Education
    Occasionally, prospective law students ask me what it takes to be a successful law student. I am always happy to respond to this question because most of the time, these students find information from current students more valuable. One…
  • Oct 17

    Surveying the Room of Requirement

    Surveying the Room of Requirement
    During the first week of class I asked my students if they had any lingering questions that weren't resolved during Orientation. Several students inquired, "Where is the student lounge?" Admittedly our student lounge is somewhat…
  • Oct 16

    October Slump and Shout-Out

    October Slump and Shout-Out
    I first want to provide a special shout-out to Russell McClain, the University of Baltimore School of Law, and everyone involved with the planning and running of the Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE) Diversity Conference. The…
Rank this Week: 1051

Connecticut Estate Planning…

Connecticut Estate Planning Attorneys Blog

Covers estate planning. By CzepigaDalyPope LLC.

http://www.czepigalaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 13

    Beneficiary Designations: Don’t Wait Any Longer

    Beneficiary Designations: Don’t Wait Any Longer
    Assigning and updating beneficiary designations for your retirement plans, life insurance policies, and annuities are tasks that notoriously get ignored. While the process itself is usually pretty straightforward — putting…
  • Sep 28

    Capital Gains and Protecting Your Home – What You Need to Know

    Capital Gains and Protecting Your Home – What You Need to Know
    Most people are aware that there are steps you should consider to protect your assets from being liquidated to pay for long-term care. And to protect your heirs from the burden of heavy estate taxes upon your passing. However, are you aware…
  • Sep 20

    When a Spouse Dies: 1 Reason You Must File With the Probate Court

    When a Spouse Dies: 1 Reason You Must File With the Probate Court
    By Peter J. Smith Your spouse just passed away, and everything your spouse owned had a joint or beneficiary designation. All of your spouse’s assets go to you without having to go through probate first. End of story, right?  Not…
Rank this Week: 788

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Sep 11

    Yale Law Library exhibits: "Law's Picture Books"

    Yale Law Library exhibits: "Law's Picture Books"
    Two new Yale Law Library exhibits… Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection Around the World with Law’s Picture Books Most people would not look for illustrations in law books. However, two exhibitions from the…
  • Aug 15

    "Law's Picture Books" catalogue is out!

    "Law's Picture Books" catalogue is out!
    Final preparations are underway for our major exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” curated by myself and Mark Weiner (Yale Law Class of 2000). It will display 140 books, drawn exclusively from…
  • Aug 8

    Preview the "Law's Picture Books" exhibit

    Preview the "Law's Picture Books" exhibit
    Preparations for our upcoming exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” together with two overseas trips, have kept me from the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog for a while. “Law’s…
Rank this Week: 725

The Nutmeg Lawyer

The Nutmeg Lawyer

Discusses the Trials & Tribulations of Law Practice. By Adrian Baron.

http://www.nutmeglawyer.com/
  • Feb 11

    World's Greatest Lawyer.

    World's Greatest Lawyer.
    See this post on our new improved sitethenutmeglawyer.com The Puffery Of Law Practice During a recent visit to a friends law office, I noted something new on his wall.  He had mounted a plaque boasting that he was named one of the top…
  • Jan 28

    The Calling. To Be or Not to Be a Lawyer

    The Calling. To Be or Not to Be a Lawyer
    We now have swankier digs. Read this post on the improved thenutmeglawyer.com How many times have you heard someone say “Everyone says I should  be a lawyer.”  Or even better, “I hate my job and I love to…
  • Aug 13

    How is Dumping Ice Water on Your Head Supposed to Cure ALS?

    How is Dumping Ice Water on Your Head Supposed to Cure ALS?
                              This article can also be viewed at our new site thenutmeglawyer.com Like most days, I spent my morning perusing cat videos on Facebook when I…
Rank this Week: 519

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Afraid of Sexual Harassment Claims? Then Be Afraid of Halloween

    Afraid of Sexual Harassment Claims? Then Be Afraid of Halloween
    “Let’s engage in a Halloween-type party where everybody would be having sex.” Or perhaps, “So, are you going to wear a bikini for your Halloween costume?” What is it about Halloween that brings out the creep…
  • Oct 18

    Exclusive: New Statistics from CHRO Show Drop in Discrimination Claim

    Exclusive: New Statistics from CHRO Show Drop in Discrimination Claim
    Through a recent FOI request, I was able to take a peek at the latest case statistics coming out of the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. (The CHRO has since added them to the website as well.) I’ve done these recaps in…
  • Oct 17

    What’s Next for Mandatory Arbitration Provisions?

    What’s Next for Mandatory Arbitration Provisions?
    One of the interesting strains to come out of the new round of publicity surrounding sexual harassment is a renewed focus on mandatory arbitration provisions. And it comes from an unexpected source: former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson.…
Rank this Week: 3988

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Oct 18

    Movie Screening: Tribal Justice and Lunch Discussion: Restorative Justice in Tribal Court

    Movie Screening: Tribal Justice and Lunch Discussion: Restorative Justice in Tribal Court
    Movie Screening: Tribal Justice and Lunch Discussion: Restorative Justice in Tribal Courts Please Join Native American Law Student Association, The Office of Student Affairs, and the Lillian Goldman Law Library for two events on October 26th…
  • Oct 6

    Around the World with Law’s Picture Book

    Around the World with Law’s Picture Book
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library and Professor Judith Resnik on November 8, 2017, 12:10-1:15pm, in SLB 127 for a fun and fascinating exploration of legal iconography and illustrated law books.
  • Sep 29

    Pauli Murray @ YLS: 1961-1965

    Pauli Murray @ YLS: 1961-1965
     There is a new exhibit at the Lillian Goldman Law Library: Pauli Murray @ YLS: 1961-1965 will be on display in the Reading Room (L3) of the Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School, until December 21, 2017.
Rank this Week: 4533

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

Covers Connecticut estate planning, family, real estate, litigation, business and non-profit planning, and LGBT immigration law.

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Happily Ever After, After

    Happily Ever After, After
    Before we founded Freed Marcroft, I used to travel for a living. Right now I am alone on a plane for the first time in a long time.  Both avid travelers, Kristen and I journey together frequently for business and pleasure.  But this…
  • Jul 10

    4 Tips for Effective Co-Parenting This Summer

    4 Tips for Effective Co-Parenting This Summer
    For your kids, summertime means no school and plenty of time for fun activities. Between trips to the local pool, summer camp, and vacation time with their parents, they’re always in for a good time. When it comes to divorced…
  • Jul 5

    How do Connecticut Courts Decide on Child Custody?

    How do Connecticut Courts Decide on Child Custody?
    Whether you’re deciding on child custody in court or working out an agreement with the other parent, the courts will always have the final word on your child custody arrangements. When the court rules on a child custody order, you and…
Rank this Week: 2226

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

By Verrill Dana LLP. Provides a resource to craft beverage producers interested in keeping abreast of legal developments and navigating the challenges unique to the industry.

http://beveragelawupdate.com
  • Oct 17

    Arctic Opportunities: Exploring New Passages for Business Growth in the Arctic & North Atlantic

    Arctic Opportunities: Exploring New Passages for Business Growth in the Arctic & North Atlantic
    Changes in the shipping routes have placed Maine businesses on the doorstep of the Arctic and Northern Europe. Thanks to the addition of Eimskip, it now costs less to ship a container to Norway than it does to truck it to Maryland. On…
  • Sep 25

    Lawyers on Tap: Risk Management Podcast Serie

    Lawyers on Tap: Risk Management Podcast Serie
    In a special three-part miniseries for the Verrill Voices podcast, attorney Jonathan Dunitz discusses risk management for breweries and brewpubs with a successful brewery owner, a leading insurance agent in the craft beverage industry, and an…
  • Sep 20

    Social Media is an (age) gated community

    Social Media is an (age) gated community
    Few brewers would dream of serving someone in their brewery or tasting room without checking an ID to ensure that all the craft beer lovers in the room are of legal drinking age.  When it comes to their virtual breweries and tasting…
Rank this Week: 1660

A Connecticut Law Blog

A Connecticut Law Blog

Thoughts on Connecticut Law with a Side of Baseball. By Ryan McKeen.

http://aconnecticutlawblog.com
  • Oct 15

    5 Things You Need To Know About Winning a CT Personal Injury Case

    5 Things You Need To Know About Winning a CT Personal Injury Case
    There are risks of losing a personal injury trial and there are risks of winning a personal injury trial. Knowing these risks help you make an informed decision about whether or not to settle your case. And these factors are why many cases…
  • Oct 8

    The Purpose of CT Injury Law

    The Purpose of CT Injury Law
    Holding wrongdoers accountable and making them take personal responsibility is what our country and legal system are founded on. We don't do this for fun. Rather we do this because we know it saves lives. We know that standing up is hard. But…
  • Oct 1

    Five Risks Of A Connecticut Personal Injury Trial

    Five Risks Of A Connecticut Personal Injury Trial
    So here you are. You have been injured. You have been seriously injured in a trucking wreck. You ask your friends. You do your online research. And you meet with several lawyers before deciding on the one you believe to be best suited for…
Rank this Week: 3962

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of Mark Sherman LLC.

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Do I Have to Give a Blood or Urine Sample at the Hospital? Utah Nurse Arrest Case Reveals Answer

    Do I Have to Give a Blood or Urine Sample at the Hospital? Utah Nurse Arrest Case Reveals Answer
    Utah police got it completely wrong this summer when they arrested a nurse for refusing to allow Utah police to draw blood from an unconscious truck driver involved in a car wreck. After a quick investigation, the charges were dropped, the…
  • Oct 7

    The New Sexting / Child Porn Law that Every Connecticut Parent Should Understand

    The New Sexting / Child Porn Law that Every Connecticut Parent Should Understand
    Connecticut lawmakers are finally catching up with teenagers and technology. Last week, a new Connecticut law went into effect that at long last protects and provides legal relief for Connecticut teenagers experimenting with…
  • Sep 30

    Fighting Connecticut Insurance Broker Investigation

    Fighting Connecticut Insurance Broker Investigation
    Connecticut’s Insurance Department continue to investigate insurance brokers for any type of misconduct that comes across their radar, even innocent mistakes. Sure, it may not seem like a big deal at first, but what many people…
Rank this Week: 2243

The Yale Law Journal Online

The Yale Law Journal Online

From Yale Law School.

http://www.yalelawjournal.org/
Rank this Week: 1188

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 1730

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

Covers workers's compensation in Connecticut. By James Aspell.

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Connecticut Worker's Compensation: A Primer

    Connecticut Worker's Compensation: A Primer
    Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Claims: Eligibility, Filing, and Appeals Understand how workers' compensation works in the state of Connecticut. By Sachi Barreiro Virtually all employers in Connecticut are required to carry…
  • Jul 12

    Rate of CT workplace injuries, illnesses exceeds nation'

    Rate of CT workplace injuries, illnesses exceeds nation'
    Rate of CT workplace injuries, illnesses exceeds nation's Related Content Content by John Stearns More than 36,000 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported among Connecticut's private industry employers in 2015, resulting in…
  • Jun 15

    CRB Excuses Claimant's Failure to Attend Formal hearing

    CRB Excuses Claimant's Failure to Attend Formal hearing
    In the recent CRB case of Greene vs. Ansonia Copper and Brass the Claimant, who was represented by counsel, failed to attend a scheduled formal hearing to prosecute her claim for 31-308a post PPD discretionary payments. Unfortunately, the…
Rank this Week: 3979

Connecticut Criminal Lawyer Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Allan F. Friedman.

https://www.connecticutcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1922

Federal Prison Blog

Federal Prison Blog

Covers criminal law. By Frost Bussert LLC.

http://www.federalprisonblog.com/
  • Sep 8

    More re: FCC Beaumont. What about Florida’s federal prisons?

    More re: FCC Beaumont. What about Florida’s federal prisons?
    The situation at FCC Beaumont has continued to draw media attention. Wednesday, BuzzFeed News published an article based on interviews with seven inmates’ relatives. But while the high water in Beaumont was so destructive that it…
  • Sep 5

    What is Happening at FCC Beaumont?

    What is Happening at FCC Beaumont?
    Four institutions comprise the Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) in Beaumont, Texas: a United States Penitentiary (USP), a medium- and low-security Federal Correctional Institution (FCI), and a minimum-security camp. Approximately 5,400…
  • Mar 17

    How America’s justice system is rigged against the poor

    How America’s justice system is rigged against the poor
    From Vox Voices, a compelling video presented by Brooklyn Defender Services that highlights the endemic problems attendant to mass incarceration: More re: narrator Wes Caines here.
Rank this Week: 2236

Connecticut Education Law Blog

Connecticut Education Law Blog

Covers educational law topcis, including constitutional issues, labor and employment and special education. By Berchem, Moses & Devlin, P.C.

http://www.connecticuteducationlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4021

Pension Risk Matters

Pension Risk Matters

Focuses on pension financial risk issues from a governance and fiduciary perspective. Published by Susan M. Mangiero.

http://www.pensionriskmatters.com/
  • May 15

    CLE Webinar About ERISA and Hedge Funds and Private Equity Fund

    CLE Webinar About ERISA and Hedge Funds and Private Equity Fund
  • Apr 25

    Investment Fraud and the Role of Trust

    Investment Fraud and the Role of Trust
    This article entitled “Investment Fraud and the Role of Trust” by Dr. Susan Mangiero was originally published on April 19, 2017 in The Fraud Examiner, a publication of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners that is…
  • Apr 9

    Funny Courtroom Film Still Used For Teaching

    Funny Courtroom Film Still Used For Teaching
    I had a chance to watch My Cousin Vinny on television the other night and was reminded how humor is such a powerful storytelling tool. How many times do we remember important concepts because the speaker or writer makes us laugh? Tickling our…
Rank this Week: 3080

Yale Law Library - Foreign and…

Yale Law Library - Foreign and International Blog

Covers international law, agreements and legal research resources.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/foreign-international-blog
  • Apr 3

    New Book Display: Cyber Law

    New Book Display: Cyber Law
    New Book Display: Cyber Law Check out the new book display on cyber law on L1 of the law library when you are free.  Complementing the two recent conferences held on campus: the Yale Cyber Leadership Forum and the 2017 We Robot…
  • Mar 28

    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research

    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research
    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research   March 29 2017 / Wednesday / Room 113 / 3:10 - 4:00 PM   Students will learn the basic strategies of conducting foreign law research using open-access and subscription resources.…
  • Feb 5

    Brexit Talk with MEP Catherine Stihler

    Brexit Talk with MEP Catherine Stihler
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library invites you to join MEP Catherine Stihler for a Brexit talk and discussion on Friday, February 10, 9:10 am – 10:00 am, in the Yale Law School Faculty Lounge. Doors will open at 9:00 for refreshments.
Rank this Week: 4499

The Connecticut Elder Law Blog

The Connecticut Elder Law Blog

News, stories, thoughts and insight on elder law in Connecticut. By Michael J. Keenan.

http://ctelderlawblog.typepad.com/the_connecticut_elder_law/
  • Mar 17

    What You CAN'T Accomplish with a Revocable Living Trust

    What You CAN'T Accomplish with a Revocable Living Trust
    Revocable living trusts are often a very useful tool when it comes to estate planning, and most of my clients opt to set one up. This is particularly true if minimizing probate involvement upon your death is a major planning...
  • Mar 14

    The Latest on ABLE Account

    The Latest on ABLE Account
    Here are the important aspects of an "ABLE" account, which is an important new tool in the world of special needs planning: Available to any disabled individual who was diagnosed with their condition prior to age 26. Tax-free growth. The...
  • Mar 9

    Nationally Broadcast Webinar on "Gifting the House", June 29th

    Nationally Broadcast Webinar on "Gifting the House", June 29th
    Happy to announce that I will be participating in a nationally-broadcast webinar on Thursday, June 29th from 1:00pm ET to 2:30pm ET. I will be joined by two Kentucky elder law attorneys, Kelly Gannot, Esq. and Misty Clark VanTrease. Esq....
Rank this Week: 1215

Norwalk Divorce and Personal…

Norwalk Divorce and Personal Injury Blog

Covers Connecticut family law. By Chalumeau Law Group, LLC.

http://www.chalumeaulawgroup.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    Three Signs Divorce Mediation Is Not For You

    Three Signs Divorce Mediation Is Not For You
    The process of mediating a divorce can be a great alternative to traditional divorce litigation.  For many, a private process that allows them to work through complex financial and child custody issues can be appealing.  For others,…
  • Jan 31

    Discovery & Admissibility of Facebook & Other Social Media Data

    Discovery & Admissibility of Facebook & Other Social Media Data
    As individuals are posting more and more of their personal day-to-day thoughts, whereabouts, and photographs on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, it should come as no surprise that lawyers are turning to the internet to…
  • Jan 29

    Divorce in Connecticut: The Case Management Date

    Divorce in Connecticut: The Case Management Date
    If you are in the process of filing, or have just been served with a divorce complaint in Connecticut, you may find yourself inundated with documents which contain language that might as well be written in a foreign language. However, it…
Rank this Week: 3235

Tax Machine Blog

Tax Machine Blog

Discusses tax topics. By Thomas S. Groth.

http://taxmachine.us
  • Dec 14

    Alan Thicke, Tax Resolution Spokesman, Dead at 69

    Alan Thicke, Tax Resolution Spokesman, Dead at 69
    Note to readers: If you have Tax Problems, maybe you need someone local, maybe you need someone with a lawyer’s skill-set, or maybe you don’t. Would you like to know? Call me at 844-4-TOM-TAX and ask. Alan Thicke, best known for…
  • Nov 12

    Watch this IRS Scammer get scammed

    Watch this IRS Scammer get scammed
    (and some thoughts on Private Collection of Tax Debts)   The news media has been reporting this story for over a year now. Foreigners scamming people into paying the stupid tax. But watch what happens when the tables are turned. And…
  • Jun 1

    I’m Cool with Caitlyn Jenner Being Who she is. So is the IRS.

    I’m Cool with Caitlyn Jenner Being Who she is. So is the IRS.
    A Pretty hot topic right now on the internet is “Bruce” Jenner’s transition to Caitlyn Jenner. Caitlyn has taken steps to change her outward appearance in the past to match the person she has always been on the inside,…
Rank this Week: 2246

Tom Tax Lawyer Blog

Tom Tax Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office of Thomas S. Groth.

http://tomtaxlawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    Should You “Trust a Tax Attorney Now”?

    Should You “Trust a Tax Attorney Now”?
    If you are wondering whether you actually need a tax attorney now, right now, then I invite you to schedule a 20-minute phone call with me where I can answer that question for you. ☎ Schedule with Attorney Groth Don’t Let Tax…
  • Nov 11

    Innocent Spouse Tax Podcast

    Innocent Spouse Tax Podcast
    I recently had the pleasure of talking with Attorney Anthony Parent over at IRSMedic: Parent, Parent & Wynn LLP on his up-and-coming (and entertaining) tax podcast “Parental Advisory: The Show”. It was a great…
  • Apr 14

    Connecticut Tax Relief

    Connecticut Tax Relief
    Why can’t I find information for income tax relief in Connecticut on the Internet? If you are looking for some Connecticut Tax Relief  then you are in the right place. However, perhaps you are having trouble finding help with the…
Rank this Week: 2480

Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates,…

Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers Connecticut estate planning, probate and elder law.

http://www.preserveyourestate.net/blog/
  • Jan 6

    What Is Nursing Home Asset Protection?

    What Is Nursing Home Asset Protection?
    If you are planning ahead for your retirement years and the twilight years that will follow, you should certainly consider the matter of nursing home asset protection. Nursing homes are extremely expensive around the country, but here in…
  • Jan 6

    What Is Nursing Home Asset Protection?

    What Is Nursing Home Asset Protection?
    If you are planning ahead for your retirement years and the twilight years that will follow, you should certainly consider the matter of nursing home asset protection. Nursing homes are extremely expensive around the country, but here in…
  • Jan 4

    How Can You Minimize Your Estate Tax Exposure?

    How Can You Minimize Your Estate Tax Exposure?
    People in most areas of the country have just one estate tax to concern themselves with. The federal estate tax is applicable everywhere, but the good news is that there is a relatively large estate tax exclusion. The credit or exclusion is…
Rank this Week: 2371

Connecticut Injury Attorney Blog

Connecticut Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Connecticut personal injury and medical malpractice laws, cases and news. By Paul Levin.

http://www.connecticutinjuryattorney-blog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Family of Late Hartford Firefighter File Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Family of Late Hartford Firefighter File Wrongful Death Lawsuit
      The Law Offices of Paul Levin   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FAMILY OF LATE HARTFORD FIREFIGHTER KEVIN BELL FILE WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT AGAINST THE CITY OF HARTFORD ON BEHALF OF HIS ESTATE. FIRE CHIEF, DEPUTY CHIEF AND LIEUTENANT ARE…
  • Apr 30

    MY CLIENT GETS PERMISSION TO SUE THE STATE

    MY CLIENT GETS PERMISSION TO SUE THE STATE
    My client, Kim Smith, has been given permission to sue the State of Connecticut over a very disturbing incident that happened at a state beach bathing house. Connecticut is one of only a handful of states in the nation where you must first…
  • Apr 30

    MY CLIENT GETS PERMISSION TO SUE THE STATE

    MY CLIENT GETS PERMISSION TO SUE THE STATE
    My client, Kim Smith, has been given permission to sue the State of Connecticut over a very disturbing incident that happened at a state beach bathing house. Connecticut is one of only a handful of states in the nation where you must first…
Rank this Week: 4563

Action Advocacy Law Firm Blog

Action Advocacy Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Connecticut.

http://www.actionadvocacy.com/blog/
  • Oct 12

    Bankruptcy of Ford, Heinz and Hershey

    Bankruptcy of Ford, Heinz and Hershey
    Today we’re going to look at 3 giants of the American economy who declared bankruptcy. One giant started his life as a watch-maker. This watch-maker pioneered a revolution in transportation and indeed his contribution is still with us…
  • Oct 11

    Rembrandt, Morris and Jay Cooke

    Rembrandt, Morris and Jay Cooke
    Today we’re going to take a look at 3 celebrity bankruptcies who were very successful during their time but had to rebound from catastrophes or reversals of fortune; to go on and again achieve great success. It goes to show you that…
  • Oct 10

    Bankruptcy of John Connally

    Bankruptcy of John Connally
    Today our featured celebrity that declared bankruptcy is John Connolly. John Connally is certainly an Irish name. We might think of John Connolly the Irish author, who wrote about a former police office who became a detective hunting for the…
Rank this Week: 3220

Erga Omnes

Erga Omnes

Universal jurisdiction, through the prism of politics and human rights. By Professor Sonia Cardenas.

http://ergaomnesnet.com/
  • Mar 22

    Gendering Jurisdiction

    Gendering Jurisdiction
    Labeling a person according to her gender highlights difference—really, ongoing hierarchies of power.  Two recent incidents, both referencing sub-Saharan Africa, insert ‘women’ (as social category) into the world of…
  • Mar 22

    Gendering Jurisdiction

    Gendering Jurisdiction
    Labeling a person according to her gender highlights difference—really, ongoing hierarchies of power.  Two recent incidents, both referencing sub-Saharan Africa, insert ‘women’ (as social category) into the world of…
  • Mar 3

    In London and Kathmandu, Progress without Illusion

    In London and Kathmandu, Progress without Illusion
    If two wrongs don’t make a right, one right isn’t always enough.  The UK’s recent use of universal jurisdiction against a Nepali colonel, for torture committed during his country’s civil war in 2005,  has…
Rank this Week: 3592

Connecticut Lesbian and Gay Law

Connecticut Lesbian and Gay Law

Covers gay marriage, civil unions, and step-parent and co-parent adoptions. By Irene C. Olszewski.

http://ctlgbtlaw.wordpress.com
  • Jan 24

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate
    Yesterday,  a Colorado Senate committee voted 3-2 to pass Senate Bill 11, which would legalize civil unions for same-sex couples in that state.  The bill was opposed by Republicans in that vote.  The bill will now be heard by…
  • Jan 24

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate
    Yesterday,  a Colorado Senate committee voted 3-2 to pass Senate Bill 11, which would legalize civil unions for same-sex couples in that state.  The bill was opposed by Republicans in that vote.  The bill will now be heard by…
  • Jan 23

    Connecticut Legislature Confirms First Openly Gay Supreme Court Justice

    Connecticut Legislature Confirms First Openly Gay Supreme Court Justice
    Earlier today, the Connecticut General Assembly confirmed Andrew J. McDonald, a Democratic state senator, as the first openly gay justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court. The Senate voted 30-3 to confirm McDonald while the House voted…
Rank this Week: 4617

Osterberg's Blog

Osterberg's Blog

Thoughts on intellectual property and federal court business litigation. By Eric Osterberg.

http://www.osterbergllc.com/blog/
  • Oct 8

    Do patent and copyright law restrict competition and creativity excessively? Posner

    Do patent and copyright law restrict competition and creativity excessively? Posner
    I am concerned that both patent and copyright protection, though particularly the former, may be excessive. via www.becker-posner-blog.com I disagree with the author regarding fair use. The problem he posits is better addressed by the…
  • Sep 28

    Three Things You Should Have in Your NDA, But May Not

    Three Things You Should Have in Your NDA, But May Not
    1. A requirement that the party receiving confidential information identify all personnel who are given access to the information, make them aware of the NDA and insure that they are bound by it. Identification is particularly important, in…
  • Sep 5

    The Latest From the Federal Circuit on Injunctions, Sunset Royalties, and Future Royalty Rate

    The Latest From the Federal Circuit on Injunctions, Sunset Royalties, and Future Royalty Rate
    Even if you win your patent infringement case, you still may not get an injunction prohibiting ongoing infringement.  In a case decided last month by the Federal Circuit, ActiveVideo v.
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Foreign Collection Development…

Foreign Collection Development Blog (FCIL-SIS)

Discusses new titles and current issues in collection development for law librarians who collect foreign and international law at their institutions.

http://foreignlawcollections.blogspot.com/
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