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Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 11

    Fault Lines in the Constitution at the National Constitution Center

    Fault Lines in the Constitution at the National Constitution Center
    Along with Gerard Magliocca, who will be talking about his excellent new book on the Bill of Rights, my wife Cynthia and I will also be at the National Constitution Center on Friday, December 15 (which happens to be Bill of Rights Day) to…
  • Dec 8

    Judge Kozinski Impeachment Hearing

    Judge Kozinski Impeachment Hearing
    The story in today's Washington Post about Judge Alex Kozinski's alleged conduct towards some of his law clerks and other employees in the Ninth Circuit should trigger a formal inquiry by the House Judiciary Committee. I'll reserve judgment…
  • Dec 7

    The Bill of Rights as a Continuity Tender

    The Bill of Rights as a Continuity Tender
    Next Friday is Bill of Rights Day, and in advance of that occasion I want to discuss an important function of our Bill of Rights. As David Strauss explained in an excellent article that marked the bicentennial of ratification in 1991, a bill…
Rank this Week: 69

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
  • Nov 14

    Last week for "Law's Picture Books" at the Grolier Club

    Last week for "Law's Picture Books" at the Grolier Club
    This is the last week to see our landmark exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” at the Grolier Club in New York City. It will be on display through Saturday, November 18, at the Grolier…
  • Oct 27

    Exhibit talk: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books?

    Exhibit talk: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books?
    Visual Culture and Legal Norms: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books? Wednesday, November 8, 2017 12:00 - 1:30pm Room 127, Sterling Law Building
  • Oct 27

    Exhibit talk: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books?

    Exhibit talk: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books?
    Visual Culture and Legal Norms: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books? Wednesday, November 8, 2017 12:00 - 1:30pm Room 127, Sterling Law Building
Rank this Week: 185

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Dec 14

    A Reflection on Newtown, Five Years Later

    A Reflection on Newtown, Five Years Later
    I’ll never forget the day I drove into Newtown, Connecticut.  As NBC 30’s Gerry Brooks tweeted this morning: How could you? It was probably the first time I had made my way to that town outside of Danbury. But that…
  • Dec 13

    FLSA Wage & Hour Claims Can Be Subject to Arbitration

    FLSA Wage & Hour Claims Can Be Subject to Arbitration
    There is news in the employment law world beyond sexual harassment.  Arbitration clauses to be exact. Yesterday, the Second Circuit issued a small, but important decision for employers that will continue to limit FLSA wage & hour…
  • Dec 12

    The Basics of Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and Posting

    The Basics of Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and Posting
    In yesterday’s post, I talked about the basics of what is and is not “sexual harassment”. Continuing the theme of going back to the basics, employers in the Constitution State have certain posting and training requirements…
Rank this Week: 251

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Bad News for Bigots & Racists–Hate Speech is Now a Felony in Connecticut!

    Bad News for Bigots & Racists–Hate Speech is Now a Felony in Connecticut!
    Bigots and racists can now be convicted felons in Connecticut. Last month, Connecticut enacted a new law that changed the charge of intimidation based on bigotry and bias from a misdemeanor to a felony. Lawmakers also imposed new minimum…
  • Dec 2

    Can I Sue My Boss in Connecticut for Giving Me an STD?

    Can I Sue My Boss in Connecticut for Giving Me an STD?
    Mixing business, romance, and sex can lead to messy situations at your job. Despite all the recent high profile sexual harassment accusations in the news (Matt Lauer, Harvey Weinstein, etc.), having sex with your boss is not necessarily…
  • Nov 25

    When Uber & Lyft Drivers Get Arrested in Connecticut

    When Uber & Lyft Drivers Get Arrested in Connecticut
    There are thousands of Uber & Lyft of drivers in Connecticut, many who drive full-time or as a way of supplementing their income. But what happens when an Uber or Lyft driver is arrested in Connecticut? Do they automatically lose their…
Rank this Week: 607

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
  • Nov 29

    Library Tip: Finding Past Exam

    Library Tip: Finding Past Exam
    Did you know that the Law Library makes accessible many of your professors’ previous exams to use as study aids? Yale Law School students can access these exams from our MORRIS catalog. Step-by-step instructions are below and…
  • Nov 20

    Book Talk: The Laws and Economics of Confucianism: Kinship and Property in Preindustrial China and England

    Book Talk: The Laws and Economics of Confucianism: Kinship and Property in Preindustrial China and England
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library and the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association for a Book Talk with Taisu Zhang ’08 on his latest book, The Laws and Economics of Confucianism: Kinship and Property in Preindustrial…
  • Nov 20

    Book Talk: Islam, An American Religion

    Book Talk: Islam, An American Religion
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library and the Middle Eastern and North African Law Students Association for a Book Talk with Nadia Marzouki on her latest book, Islam, An American Religion.  Commentary provided by Samuel Moyn. The…
Rank this Week: 612

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…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 574

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/
  • Dec 14

    Setting the Stage: A Learner-Centered Syllabus vs. A Teacher-Centered Syllabus?

    Setting the Stage: A Learner-Centered Syllabus vs. A Teacher-Centered Syllabus?
    As they say, first impressions matter. That got me thinking about the sorts of first impressions I am making with my students when the first contact that I have with most of my students is, unfortunately, often through my course...
  • Dec 13

    When the Screen Freeze

    When the Screen Freeze
    How individuals manage difficult moments or periods of crisis is very telling of who they are as individuals, their perseverance, and their strength. As the title states, what happens when students are in the process of taking an exam and...
  • Dec 12

    Shopper's Guide to Bar Review Products, 1 of 2

    Shopper's Guide to Bar Review Products, 1 of 2
    In this two-part series, I hope to provide you with the information you'll need to make an informed decision when you select which commercial company (or companies) you'll use to prepare for the bar exam. In Part 1, I'll introduce...
Rank this Week: 1228

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: 637

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: 665

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: 1211

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: 658

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
  • Dec 14

    It’s Only “Natural:” Avoiding the Risk of Consumer Lawsuits Over Food Label

    It’s Only “Natural:” Avoiding the Risk of Consumer Lawsuits Over Food Label
    Americans are increasingly sensitive to the ingredients that go into the food that we eat. Recently, Congress passed a law requiring manufacturers to label or place QR codes on products containing or made from genetically modified organisms…
  • Oct 30

    A Guy Walks Into a Bar…

    A Guy Walks Into a Bar…
    In an article for Craft Brewing Business, Lawyers on Tap attorney Jonathan Dunitz discusses how an improperly cleaned tap line can lead to not only serious lifelong health problems for the beer drinker, but also a significant verdict against…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1663

The Yale Law Journal Online

The Yale Law Journal Online

From Yale Law School.

http://www.yalelawjournal.org/
  • Dec 13

    Surreply: How and Why We Should Become Un-<i>Stuck!</i>

    Surreply: How and Why We Should Become Un-<i>Stuck!</i>
    David Schleicher replies to Naomi Schoenbaum, Sheila Foster, Sara Pratt, and Michelle Wilde Anderson’s Responses to his Volume 127 Article, Stuck!:The Law and Economics of Residential Stagnation.
  • Dec 3

    The Agency Costs of Equal Treatment Clause

    The Agency Costs of Equal Treatment Clause
    This Essay explores the agency costs associated with equal treatment clauses, which require all share classes to receive equal consideration in the event of an acquisition. Despite these clauses’ benign appearance, they actually create…
  • Nov 29

    Natural Rights and the First Amendment

    Natural Rights and the First Amendment
    This Article excavates the Founding Era approach to expressive freedom, which was grounded in a multifaceted understanding of natural rights that no longer survives in American constitutional thought. This forgotten history undercuts the…
Rank this Week: 1397

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

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

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
  • Dec 13

    First Circuit: The Best Offense Is a Good Defense?

    First Circuit: The Best Offense Is a Good Defense?
    In Mount Vernon Fire Ins. Co. v. VisionAid, Inc., No. 15-1351P2-01A (1st Cir. Nov. 15, 2017), the First Circuit Court of Appeals ended long-running insurance coverage litigation arising from policyholder VisionAid, Inc.’s termination of…
  • Dec 4

    Florida Court Rejects Property Insurer’s Effort to Limit Assignment of Benefit

    Florida Court Rejects Property Insurer’s Effort to Limit Assignment of Benefit
    An assignment of benefits (AOB) is a legal tool that allows a third party to be paid for services performed for an insured property owner who would normally be reimbursed by the insurance company directly after making a claim. An AOB is…
  • Nov 17

    War: What is it good for? Business Loss and the War Exclusion

    War: What is it good for? Business Loss and the War Exclusion
    In summer 2014, Israel and Hamas were engaged in armed conflict. Thousands of residents of Gaza and Israel were killed or injured, and much of Gaza City was destroyed by rocket fire and other heavy weapons. The Israeli Defense Force…
Rank this Week: 2541

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: 4031

Connecticut Estate Planning…

Connecticut Estate Planning Attorneys Blog

Covers estate planning. By CzepigaDalyPope LLC.

http://www.czepigalaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    Looking Out for Your Grandkids – 4 Estate Planning Steps for New Parent

    Looking Out for Your Grandkids – 4 Estate Planning Steps for New Parent
    It may seem odd to ask young parents to think about estate planning, but starting a family is actually the perfect reason to address some really important questions. After all, becoming a parent isn’t just about choosing names and…
  • Dec 7

    Budget Changes to Affect Medicare Savings Program

    Budget Changes to Affect Medicare Savings Program
    By Colleen E. Masse As everyone knows, Connecticut had quite a year with its budget. If you qualify for one of the Medicare Savings Programs – Qualified Medicare Beneficiary, Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary, or Additional…
  • Nov 28

    2 Connecticut Tax Changes You May Not Know About

    2 Connecticut Tax Changes You May Not Know About
    Chances are, that you are at least somewhat familiar with the new provisions in the Connecticut budget bill. But do you know about the increased income threshold for the Social Security income tax deduction? Or the new organ donation expense…
Rank this Week: 2182

Tom Tax Lawyer Blog

Tom Tax Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office of Thomas S. Groth.

http://tomtaxlawyer.com/blog/
  • Nov 6

    Stop the IRS from Collecting Your Ex’s Tax from You – Innocent Spouse

    Stop the IRS from Collecting Your Ex’s Tax from You – Innocent Spouse
    What is Innocent Spouse Relief? Innocent Spouse Relief is a form of tax relief that is available for people who signed a joint return with their spouses and who have good reasons as to why they should not be held liable for additional tax…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2468

A Connecticut Law Blog

A Connecticut Law Blog

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

http://aconnecticutlawblog.com
  • Oct 29

    What Happens In A CT Personal Injury Mediation?

    What Happens In A CT Personal Injury Mediation?
    What happens in a CT personal injury mediation? Learn about how mediation gets agreed to, position papers, and the process. Knowledge is power. The post What Happens In A CT Personal Injury Mediation? appeared first on A Connecticut Law…
  • Oct 26

    Parking At Hartford Civil Superior Court

    Parking At Hartford Civil Superior Court
    Need to know about parking at Hartford Civil Superior Court? This post discusses parking and provides you with a free map. The post Parking At Hartford Civil Superior Court appeared first on A Connecticut Law Blog.
  • Oct 22

    What is A CT Injury?

    What is A CT Injury?
    What is a CT Injury? A lot of folks ask that question. Here are no nonsense answers. Knowledge is power. Learn more about CT personal injury claims here. The post What is A CT Injury? appeared first on A Connecticut Law Blog.
Rank this Week: 4169

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: 2200

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: 4160

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: 1944

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: 2237

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: 3265

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: 2242

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: 4518

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: 2383

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: 3270

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: 3638

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: 4680

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.
Rank this Week: 3247

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/
Rank this Week: 4517