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Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    The Supreme Court as running dog of the capitalist empire: Reflections on the Arbitration Act case

    The Supreme Court as running dog of the capitalist empire: Reflections on the Arbitration Act case
    A sensationalist title, to be sure.  But it is important to recognize that the deepest ideological commitment of the current majority reveals itself not necessarily in constitutional law cases, where Anthony Kennedy, and even on occasion…
  • May 21

    "The Rule of Law"

    "The Rule of Law"
    The rule of law is one of those broad concepts, like human dignity or equal opportunity, that we all can agree we support in part because we don’t entirely agree on what it means.  Two especially unusual conceptions of the rule of…
  • May 18

    What We Learned (or not) About the Corker-Kaine AUMF

    What We Learned (or not) About the Corker-Kaine AUMF
    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing this Wednesday on the proposed 2018 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF), co-sponsored by Senators Bob Corker (R.-Tenn.) and Tim Kaine (D-VA), was in many ways a model of how democracy…
Rank this Week: 242

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/
  • May 22

    Bar Preparation Tips from the Campaign Trail

    Bar Preparation Tips from the Campaign Trail
    What do a political candidate and a bar preppper have in common? Well, this past week, the answer is a lot! On Tuesday, political candidates all around the country were vying for their respective party's nomination in the primary election....
  • May 21

    Excited for AASE

    Excited for AASE
    As of this post, AASE is approximately 24 hours from beginning. I can’t wait for it to start. AASE always produces great ideas and a good recharge to make it through bar prep. Everyone will have different suggestions for how...
  • May 16

    Veteran ASP Spotlight: Herbert N. Ramy

    Veteran ASP Spotlight: Herbert N. Ramy
    I first saw the name Herbert N. Ramy on the cover of a book, Succeeding in Law School. In my early years of Academic Support, I attempted to build an arsenal of resources I could recommend to students and I...
Rank this Week: 228

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 421

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/
  • May 22

    It’s Time to Talk About Arnie . . .

    It’s Time to Talk About Arnie . . .
    Steve Bochco died last month at age 74. It was big news. Bochco developed and produced some of the most influential TV shows of the last forty years — shows that set the stage for the golden age of TV we’re in the middle of right…
  • May 18

    What Prenups Have To Do with the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Wedding of the Year

    What Prenups Have To Do with the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Wedding of the Year
    Grab your fascinator, clot the cream, and set your alarm clock – there’s a royal wedding on the horizon!  Celebrity weddings are always fodder for rumors and gossip and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s upcoming nuptials…
  • May 8

    Best of Hartford 2018 – This One’s For You!

    Best of Hartford 2018 – This One’s For You!
    Freed Marcroft is honored to have been voted Best Law Firm in the Best of Hartford Magazine 2018 Reader’s Poll for the fourth consecutive year. We love the work we do because we get to help people begin living the lives they previously…
Rank this Week: 629

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: 836

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
  • May 23

    Yale Law School Consumer Arbitration Data Archive

    Yale Law School Consumer Arbitration Data Archive
    On May 21, 2018, a United States Supreme Court majority held, “the 1925 Federal Arbitration Act trumps the National Labor Relations Act and that employees who sign employment agreements to arbitrate claims must do so on an individual…
  • Apr 24

    "Law's Picture Books" wins the Joseph L. Andrews Award

    "Law's Picture Books" wins the Joseph L. Andrews Award
    I am extremely pleased and honored to announce that Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection (Clark, New Jersey: Talbot Publishing, 2017) has earned the 2018 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award from the American…
  • Apr 23

    Legal Research Clinic

    Legal Research Clinic
    Legal Research ClinicPractice, Review, and Learn before your summer internship, clerkship, or jobWednesday, May 16, 9:30 - 4 pm  
Rank this Week: 4450

Connecticut Injury Lawyer Blog

Connecticut Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Brickley Law.

https://www.connecticutinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    Federal Appellate Court Rejects Plaintiff’s “Wrongful Birth” Lawsuit

    Federal Appellate Court Rejects Plaintiff’s “Wrongful Birth” Lawsuit
    Earlier this month, the federal appellate court overseeing Connecticut and several other eastern states issued a written opinion in a medical malpractice case regarding a plaintiff’s ability to bring a wrongful birth lawsuit. The…
  • May 16

    Recovering Damages in Connecticut Personal Injury Claim

    Recovering Damages in Connecticut Personal Injury Claim
    Establishing a successful Connecticut personal injury claim does not mean simply proving that the other party was negligent. To recover compensation in a case, a plaintiff also has to prove their damages. Damages in personal injury claims…
  • Apr 25

    Establishing Liability Following a Connecticut Drunk Driving Accident

    Establishing Liability Following a Connecticut Drunk Driving Accident
    Even with harsh DUI laws in place, many people still get behind the wheel when they have had too much to drink, putting everyone else at risk. In Connecticut, Conn. Gen. Stat. Ann. § 14-227a states: No person shall operate a motor…
Rank this Week: 1482

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
  • May 22

    Take That Down: Recent Lawsuit on Negative Review

    Take That Down: Recent Lawsuit on Negative Review
    “Beer: The cause and solution to all of life’s problems.” Mr. Homer J. Simpson would love the recent case of a Massachusetts craft beer company that has been trying in federal court to get the employment website Glassdoor to…
  • May 14

    A Guy Unexpectedly Walks into a TSA Bag Inspection: Don’t Let TSA Snag your Swag and Other Promotions Gone Awry

    A Guy Unexpectedly Walks into a TSA Bag Inspection: Don’t Let TSA Snag your Swag and Other Promotions Gone Awry
    With the increasing popularity of beer tourism and the statistics on brand loyalty (or lack thereof) among craft beer lovers, breweries may be looking for ways to promote their brand and keep their brewery’s name on the lips of…
  • May 8

    (PODCAST) Tap Tips for Entity Formation and Taxation

    (PODCAST) Tap Tips for Entity Formation and Taxation
    In this episode of Verrill Voices: Lawyers on Tap, Verrill Dana attorneys Jennifer Green and Jonathan Dunitz discuss the importance of entity formation to the overall success of a brewery business, and the differences between forming an…
Rank this Week: 2453

Connecticut Estate Planning…

Connecticut Estate Planning Attorneys Blog

Covers estate planning. By Czepiga Daly Pope & Perri LLC.

http://www.czepigalaw.com/blog/
  • May 18

    6 Gifts That Are Subject to Gift Tax

    6 Gifts That Are Subject to Gift Tax
    Gifting money is a nice thing to do for a friend or family member, but—as the saying goes—no good deed goes unpunished. If you’re not careful, your gift could turn out to be subject to the federal gift tax of up to 40%. In…
  • May 10

    Gifts and Taxes: 7 Gifts That Are Not Taxable

    Gifts and Taxes: 7 Gifts That Are Not Taxable
    The main purpose of the federal gift tax is to keep people from avoiding paying the federal estate tax by simply giving away all their money before they die. The basics of the gift tax are as follows: In 2018 the maximum federal gift tax rate…
  • Apr 26

    What is the Connecticut MOLST Form?

    What is the Connecticut MOLST Form?
    By Lynda Lee Arnold Do you know about the new Connecticut MOLST form? Maintaining control over medical care can be challenging in the best circumstances, but we face even more layers of complexity when dealing with the physical and emotional…
Rank this Week: 2027

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

Tom Tax Lawyer Blog

Tom Tax Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office of Thomas S. Groth.

http://tomtaxlawyer.com/blog/
  • May 15

    Connecticut's Response To Federal Tax Reform

    Connecticut's Response To Federal Tax Reform
    Yeah. They actually called the new law "An Act Concerning Connecticut's Response To Federal Tax Reform." Gee - I wonder what this law is about?   Well, the text of the Bill is 43 pages long. So I doubt all of it is just a response…
  • Apr 18

    How Big is Your Client's Tax Court Case, Really?

    How Big is Your Client's Tax Court Case, Really?
    If you are a tax professional not admitted to Tax Court, the following scenario may sound familiar: A client gives you a call. She is being audited. The numbers aren't a problem. All items claimed as income or expense have been documented.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2242

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: 2028

Law Offices of Paul Levin Blog

Law Offices of Paul Levin Blog

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

http://www.connecticutinjuryhelp.com/blog/
  • May 8

    Slip and Fall Cases in CT

    Slip and Fall Cases in CT
    Slip and Fall Cases Often called “slip and fall” or “trip and fall” accidents, premises liability cases arise when someone is injured on someone else’s property, whether it is public or private. These…
  • May 7

    Dog Bite Cases in CT

    Dog Bite Cases in CT
    Dog Bite Cases In Connecticut, people who choose to enjoy the pleasure of having a dog also take on the responsibility of making sure the dog does no harm to people, property, or other pets in the community.  Though most dog owners are…
  • Apr 26

    Motor Vehicle Accident Cases in CT

    Motor Vehicle Accident Cases in CT
    Motor Vehicle Accident Cases Statistics tell us that a collision happens once every 10 seconds, but when it happens to you, it is always a shock. If you have been in a motor vehicle accident in Connecticut, whether you are a driver or…
Rank this Week: 4555

The Yale Law Journal Online

The Yale Law Journal Online

From Yale Law School.

http://www.yalelawjournal.org/
  • Apr 29

    Top-Down or from the Ground?: A Practical Perspective on Reforming the Field of Children and the Law

    Top-Down or from the Ground?: A Practical Perspective on Reforming the Field of Children and the Law
    Cheryl Bratt responds to Dailey & Rosenbury's New Law of the Child, arguing for a youth-led movement to reform how children are understood and valued in American culture. 
  • Apr 29

    The (Not So) New Law of the Child

    The (Not So) New Law of the Child
    Martin Guggenheim responds to Dailey & Rosenbury's New Law of the Child, defending the existing "authorities framework" and arguing that any new framework for children's rights must focus on questions of structural inequality.
  • Apr 25

    Unlocking the Potential of Art Investment Vehicle

    Unlocking the Potential of Art Investment Vehicle
    Fine art is increasingly not only purchased for aesthetic pleasure, but also as a financial asset, expanding the art investment market. However, the structure of art investment means that access to the market is restricted. This Comment…
Rank this Week: 1585

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
  • Apr 24

    "Law's Picture Books" wins the Joseph L. Andrews Award

    "Law's Picture Books" wins the Joseph L. Andrews Award
    I am extremely pleased and honored to announce that Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection (Clark, New Jersey: Talbot Publishing, 2017) has earned the 2018 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award from the American…
  • Apr 18

    New Flickr album: Decorative Initial

    New Flickr album: Decorative Initial
    Those who monitor our Flickr site may have become aware of my latest obsession: woodcut and engraved initial letters. I am compiling examples from our Rare Book Collection in an album entitled “Decorative initials.”
  • Apr 6

    Tenth Anniversary of the Rare Books Blog

    Tenth Anniversary of the Rare Books Blog
    The Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog marks its tenth anniversary this week. The first post was on a presentation to Professor James Whitman’s “Western Legal Traditions” class.
Rank this Week: 4405

A Connecticut Law Blog

A Connecticut Law Blog

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

http://aconnecticutlawblog.com
  • Mar 13

    Cash Assistance And Prison Liens On CT Personal Injury Case

    Cash Assistance And Prison Liens On CT Personal Injury Case
    This post is about cash assistance and prison liens On CT Personal Injury cases. Whether you have been in a car accident or bitten by a dog - the State may coming looking for money from you. Learn your rights. The post Cash Assistance And…
  • Mar 8

    Medicaid Liens on CT Personal Injury Case

    Medicaid Liens on CT Personal Injury Case
    If you've been hurt in a car accident and you're a recipient of Medicaid, the last thing you want to hear is that Medicaid may lien some of your recovery. You may be a single parent, raising young children and struggling to make ends meet. We…
  • Mar 7

    Fee Agreements In CT Personal Injury Case

    Fee Agreements In CT Personal Injury Case
    Your world has been turned upside down. How will you pay for a CT injury lawyer? This post explains the types of fee agreements in CT personal injury cases. Knowledge is power. Empower yourself. The post Fee Agreements In CT Personal Injury…
Rank this Week: 4132

Federal Prison Blog

Federal Prison Blog

Covers criminal law. By Frost Bussert LLC.

http://www.federalprisonblog.com/
  • Jan 10

    New RDAP-Related Tool

    New RDAP-Related Tool
    In my work with federal prisoners, I am frequently asked to assist individuals who qualify for the Bureau of Prisons’ 500-hour RDAP despite their presentence investigation reports suggesting otherwise. In particular, there are…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1991

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: 4126

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: 1688

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: 3097

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: 4403

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: 4002

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: 3203

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: 1981

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: 2603

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: 3379

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: 3819

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: 3260

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: 4618

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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