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Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 221

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 218

The Poblete DC Dispatches

The Poblete DC Dispatches

Features updates on regulatory and public policy matters in Washington, DC in national security, trade, and international law.

http://jasonpoblete.com/
  • Dec 7

    Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions Jamaica-based ISIS Recruiter

    Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions Jamaica-based ISIS Recruiter
    The Trump administration on Tuesday designated a Jamaican-based Islamic cleric for his ties to numerous terrorist attacks carried out in the United States and the United Kingdom. According to the Treasury Department, Abdullah…
  • Dec 4

    Russia May Be Helping Venezuela Undermine U.S. Sanctions With a Virtual Currency Scheme

    Russia May Be Helping Venezuela Undermine U.S. Sanctions With a Virtual Currency Scheme
    The Cuba/Russia-backed Venezuela regime of Nicolas Maduro claims it is going to create a virtual currency to get around U.S. and E.U. economic sanctions. During his weekly Saturday evening television specials, that according to Reuters…
  • Dec 3

    EU Sanctions Map: The US Could Learn Something from Tiny Estonia

    EU Sanctions Map: The US Could Learn Something from Tiny Estonia
    A few weeks ago the European Union (EU) published a web-based mapping and visualization tool of current EU and United Nations sanctions. Created by the government of Estonia, with a few clicks users will have a better sense whether additional…
Rank this Week: 252

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

https://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com
Rank this Week: 263

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    Practicing Law Institute and Bloomberg Law End Licensing Arrangement

    Practicing Law Institute and Bloomberg Law End Licensing Arrangement
    Practicing Law Institute (PLI) will be removing their content from Bloomberg Law at the end of 2017 when the current license ends. PLI is one of the premier Continuing Legal Education Providers in the U.S. The big question is – will PLI…
  • Dec 6

    ALM Legal Compass: Deep Data, Interactive Maps For Legal Market Competitive Insight

    ALM Legal Compass: Deep Data, Interactive Maps For Legal Market Competitive Insight
    I have to confess that I have a soft spot in my heart for American Lawyer Media. Their flagship publication American Lawyer and I both entered law firms at about the same time. Three decades ago, when the latest issue of the American Lawyer…
  • Nov 28

    Knowing Value: The Rise of the Law Firm Chief Knowledge Officer

    Knowing Value: The Rise of the Law Firm Chief Knowledge Officer
    I recently authored the following article which appeared in the October issue of Thomson Reuter’s Practice Innovations. Knowing Value: The Rise of the Law Firm Chief Knowledge Officer This past July the American Lawyer published its…
Rank this Week: 665

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Jul 24

    I didn’t say, “Simon says”

    I didn’t say, “Simon says”
    Q:            Officer. You testified on direct that my client was talkative when you first approached his car. A:            Yes. As…
  • Jul 24

    I didn’t say, “Simon says”

    I didn’t say, “Simon says”
    Q:            Officer. You testified on direct that my client was talkative when you first approached his car. A:            Yes. As…
  • May 10

    An Ethical Prosecutor Confronts Her Own Witne

    An Ethical Prosecutor Confronts Her Own Witne
    BY DEFENSE COUNSEL ON CROSS Q: Ms. Smith, do you have an email account? A: Do I have an e-mail account? Q: Yes. A: I do. Q: Is it a Yahoo account? A: No. Q: What is your... Read More
Rank this Week: 547

Green Building Law Brief

Green Building Law Brief

Covers green building and sustainability issues from a legal perspective. Edited by Will Pearce.

http://greenbuildinglawbrief.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Whiteford,Taylor & Preston Receives the President's Award from USGBC Maryland

    Whiteford,Taylor & Preston Receives the President's Award from USGBC Maryland
    On January 27, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston proudly accepted the President's Award from the USGBC-MD. WINTERGREEN, The Maryland Chapter of the U.S.
  • Apr 1

    Maryland Legislature Poised to Extend Option of "Benefit" Status to LLC

    Maryland Legislature Poised to Extend Option of "Benefit" Status to LLC
    Maryland limited liability companies that pride themselves on their commitment to environmental and social responsibility soon may be able to obtain legal recognition, separate from their less magnanimous competitors. If passed, Senate Bill…
  • Jun 30

    USGBC-Maryland's New Headquarter

    USGBC-Maryland's New Headquarter
    The USGBC Maryland Chapter will showcase its new Hunt Valley headquarters tomorrow, July 1, at 5:30 pm with a “See the Green Building Tour.”  For more information on the event and to register, click here. The new office is in Schilling…
Rank this Week: 626

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By KaiserDillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1147

TCPA Watch

TCPA Watch

Features business, legal and policy developments under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. By K&L Gates.

https://www.tmtlawwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 910

NextGen Financial Services Report

NextGen Financial Services Report

By Dykema. Provides news and analysis of legal issues affecting the financial services industry.

http://www.nextgenfinancialservicesreport.com/
Rank this Week: 941

Energy Law Times

Energy Law Times

Covers energy and regulatory agencies. By Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC.

http://www.energylawtimes.com/
  • Nov 20

    Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzón & Gerit F. Hull Featured in EBA Journal

    Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzón & Gerit F. Hull Featured in EBA Journal
    Jennings, Strouss & Salmon energy attorneys, Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzón and Gerit F. Hull, are featured in the latest edition of the EBA Journal. Read the full article: Developments In FERC Policy For…
  • Oct 26

    Joel Green & Melissa Alfano Featured in District Energy Magazine

    Joel Green & Melissa Alfano Featured in District Energy Magazine
    Jennings, Strouss & Salmon energy attorneys Joel Green & Melissa Alfano, are featured in the latest edition of District Energy Magazine. Read the full article : FERC addresses natural gas indexliquidity and transparency issue
  • Oct 26

    Joel Green & Melissa Alfano Featured in District Energy Magazine

    Joel Green & Melissa Alfano Featured in District Energy Magazine
      Jennings, Strouss & Salmon energy attorneys Joel Green & Melissa Alfano, are featured in the latest edition of District Energy Magazine. Read the full article : FERC addresses natural gas indexliquidity and transparency issue
Rank this Week: 1151

Legal Transformation: The Changing…

Legal Transformation: The Changing Legal Profession

Covers innovations in preparation, practice and the profession. By Joshua Kubicki.

http://joshuakubicki.com/blog/
  • Mar 7

    The Intrapreneur's Manifesto.

    The Intrapreneur's Manifesto.
    Some time ago I wrote a manifesto for a small team I was forming.  The team's focus would be on learning and applying business design techniques and competencies.  Because most of the members were relatively new to design, let alone…
  • Feb 28

    Intrapreneur: Pitch & Preparation

    Intrapreneur: Pitch & Preparation
    Pitching the idea. As an intrapreneur, if you are lucky, and after an enormous amount of work, you will have to pitch a stakeholder (or group of them) on your idea, plan, and request. A lot goes into this, and while it is not as dramatic…
  • Feb 17

    The Intrapreneur's Dilemma

    The Intrapreneur's Dilemma
    Companies are heavy: thick with layers of management, columns of workers, and sticky procedures. Altering the direction or just making an impact within a company takes tremendous energy and resources. It is the nature of a mature organization…
Rank this Week: 965

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

Covers legislation, news and cases for whistleblowers and those who represent them. By The Employment Group.

https://www.employmentlawgroup.com/in-the-news/whistleblower-law-blog/
Rank this Week: 792

Inside Privacy

Inside Privacy

Covers global privacy and data security. By Covington & Burling LLP.

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

    EU Regulators Provide Guidance on Notice and Consent under GDPR

    EU Regulators Provide Guidance on Notice and Consent under GDPR
    By Mark Young, Joseph Jones and Ruth Scoles Mitchell The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has published long-awaited draft guidance on transparency and consent.  We are continuing to analyze the lengthy guidance documents, but wanted to…
  • Dec 8

    Digital Health Checkup: Key Questions to Consider in the Digital Health Sector

    Digital Health Checkup: Key Questions to Consider in the Digital Health Sector
    Covington’s global cross-practice Digital Health team has posted an illuminating three-part series on the Covington Digital Health blog that covers key questions entities should be asking as they seek to fit together the…
  • Dec 7

    NIST Releases Updated Draft of Cybersecurity Framework

    NIST Releases Updated Draft of Cybersecurity Framework
    On December 5, 2017, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) announced the publication of a second draft of a proposed update to the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity…
Rank this Week: 3724

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 2598

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

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

    “Equal pay for equal work” provisions in a collective agreement may prevail over Bill 148 ESA amendment

    “Equal pay for equal work” provisions in a collective agreement may prevail over Bill 148 ESA amendment
    As we explained in yesterday’s post, the Bill 148 amendments to the ESA minimum standards will generally apply to unionized workplaces as of the effective date of the particular amendment. However, there are two circumstances in which a…
  • Dec 13

    How do Bill 148 amendments to the ESA affect existing collective agreements?

    How do Bill 148 amendments to the ESA affect existing collective agreements?
    It is hard to imagine a question more pressing for Ontario employers of unionized employees. For the most part, the Bill 148 amendments to the ESA minimum standards will apply to unionized workplaces as of the effective date of the particular…
  • Dec 11

    What rights does an employer have to suspend an employee in Germany?

    What rights does an employer have to suspend an employee in Germany?
    Under German law, an employer can only suspend an employee in certain cases. One of the core obligations of the employment relationship is an obligation on the employer to provide the employee with relevant work to be performed. If it fails…
Rank this Week: 1859

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

By Beach-Oswald Immigration Law Associates, PC.

https://immigrationlawdc.com/news
  • Dec 14

    Senator of Alabama, Doug Jones’ Stance on Immigration

    Senator of Alabama, Doug Jones’ Stance on Immigration
    On the Border Wall: Senator Jones opposes the construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall. He has often compared the construction of the U.S.- Mexico border wall to the Berlin Wall and has urged that the U.S. is better than that.  He…
  • Dec 5

    Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Revised Travel Ban while Legal Challenges Proceed in Lower Court

    Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Revised Travel Ban while Legal Challenges Proceed in Lower Court
    On Monday, the Supreme Court granted President Trump’s to enforce his revised Travel Ban while legal arguments continue in lower courts. The Travel Ban restricts travelers from eight nations, most of which are Muslim nations: Syria,…
  • Nov 29

    DOS Scraps CAM Refugee Program Months after CAM Parole was Terminated

    DOS Scraps CAM Refugee Program Months after CAM Parole was Terminated
    With barely a 24 hour notice, the Department of State (DOS) stopped accepting new applications for the Central American Minors (CAM) refugee program on Nov. 9, 2017.  Likewise, USCIS will stop interviewing CAM cases as of Jan. 31, 2018.…
Rank this Week: 3593

IPWatchdog

IPWatchdog

Offers insights on current developments in the intellectual property space, and discusses patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright information and news.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com/
  • Dec 14

    When Failure Becomes an Asset

    When Failure Becomes an Asset
    Failure is success if we learn. So why shouldn't failure qualify as a trade secret? Competitors would love to avoid making the effort and taking the risk... Negative information is most commonly put at risk not by theft of the records of…
  • Dec 14

    The Office Christmas Party: Avoiding the HR Hangover

    The Office Christmas Party: Avoiding the HR Hangover
    With December here, it really 'tis the season to be jolly', and with that, many employers indulge in the festive merriment with an annual tradition; the office Christmas party. The afternoon 'Out of Office' goes on, the sparkly attire comes…
  • Dec 14

    Kerry Lee Joins Squire Patton Bogg

    Kerry Lee Joins Squire Patton Bogg
    Squire Patton Boggs welcomes Kerry Lee, the former Head of Group Intellectual Property of Walgreens Boots Alliance, as a partner in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice in the Manchester and London offices. He has extensive…
Rank this Week: 4248

Regulation tomorrow

Regulation tomorrow

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Offers resources on the global financial services regulatory environment. It reports on financial services regulatory developments and provides insights and commentary across Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

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

    Risk Transformation Regulation 2017 comes into effect

    Risk Transformation Regulation 2017 comes into effect
    The Risk Transformation Regulation 2017 which introduces the legislative framework for the creation of an Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) market in the UK has now come into effect. The aim of the new regime is to ensure that the UK can be a…
  • Dec 13

    The Duty of Responsibility for FCA solo-regulated firm

    The Duty of Responsibility for FCA solo-regulated firm
    The FCA has published Consultation Paper 17/42: The Duty of Responsibility for insurers and FCA solo-regulated firms (CP17/42). In CP17/42 the FCA consults on extending the duty of responsibility (that already applies to firms currently…
  • Dec 13

    CP17/40: Transitioning FCA firms and individuals to the SM&CR

    CP17/40: Transitioning FCA firms and individuals to the SM&CR
    In July 2017, the FCA published a Consultation Paper in which it proposed changes that would extend the senior managers and certification regime (SM&CR) to FCA solo-regulated firms (our blog is here). At the time of this consultation the…
Rank this Week: 1881

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Dec 13

    ASBCA Appeals: Contractors Prevailed In 57.6% of FY 2017 Decision

    ASBCA Appeals: Contractors Prevailed In 57.6% of FY 2017 Decision
    Recently, there’s been a lot of discussion about the fact that the GAO bid protest “effectiveness rate” was a sky-high 47% in FY 2017. But, somewhat under the radar, contractors did even better at the Armed Services Board of…
  • Dec 13

    2018 NDAA: Unsuccessful GAO Protesters May be Liable for Government Cost

    2018 NDAA: Unsuccessful GAO Protesters May be Liable for Government Cost
    The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act put a new twist on potential costs a contractor may incur in filing a GAO bid protest. While many federal contractors are familiar with the costs arising from a GAO protest, including their…
  • Dec 11

    5 Things You Should Know: 8(a) Program Eligibility

    5 Things You Should Know: 8(a) Program Eligibility
    In a recent post, I discussed the basics about SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program. This follow-up posts discusses 8(a) eligibility requirements in greater detail. To qualify for the 8(a) Program, a firm must be a small business…
Rank this Week: 3266

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 1858

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: 2575

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
Rank this Week: 3734

Fracking Insider

Fracking Insider

Covers federal policy and regulatory developments related to hydraulic fracturing. By Kelley Drye & Warren LLP.

http://www.frackinginsider.com
  • Dec 11

    Energy Hearings This Week

    Energy Hearings This Week
    Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the “Interior Department’s and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s permitting processes for energy and resource infrastructure projects and opportunities to improve…
  • Dec 4

    Energy Hearings This Week

    Energy Hearings This Week
    Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the nominations of Timothy Petty to be an assistant Interior secretary; and Linda Capuano to be administrator of the Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration. Date:…
  • Nov 29

    Energy Hearings This Week

    Energy Hearings This Week
    Senate Environment and Public Works — Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety hearing on the nominations of Kenneth Allen, A.D. Frazier, Jeffrey Smith and James Thompson III to be members of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee…
Rank this Week: 3643

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
Rank this Week: 3701

Washington DC Injury Lawyer Blog

Washington DC Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers the legal rights of persons injured in car accidents and motorcycle accidents. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.washingtondcinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4704

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

Covers white collar defense issues, including civil forfeiture, federal crimes, federal sentencing and internet law. By the Ifrah Law Firm.

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • Dec 11

    Mental Gymnastics: Silenced Voices of Victims in the Sexual Assault Case by USA Gymnastics Team Physician

    Mental Gymnastics: Silenced Voices of Victims in the Sexual Assault Case by USA Gymnastics Team Physician
    The high-profile prosecution of the disgraced physician who treated U.S. Olympic gymnasts ended with a stern sentence but a lingering mystery regarding victim rights.  U.S. District Court Judge Janet Neff, serving in the Western District…
  • Dec 5

    Did the Paradise Papers and Panama Papers Play a Role in the GOP Tax Plan?

    Did the Paradise Papers and Panama Papers Play a Role in the GOP Tax Plan?
    Congress is poised to deliver on tax reform this year. As part of the package, both houses are seeking to encourage the repatriation of trillions of dollars that corporations and wealthy individuals have been stockpiling offshore. For…
  • Nov 13

    The Legal Fallout For Harvey Weinstein’s Hired Hand

    The Legal Fallout For Harvey Weinstein’s Hired Hand
    *This article was first published November 9, 2017 as an Expert Analysis – Opinion piece for Law360. The revelations surrounding the Harvey Weinstein cover-up are certainly cringeworthy, but are the actions of the…
Rank this Week: 3115

Chronicle of Data Protection

Chronicle of Data Protection

Covers consumer privacy, data security, HIPAA, financial privacy and EU privacy. By Hogan Lovells.

http://www.hldataprotection.com
  • Dec 11

    Article 29 Working Party Sets Deadline to Address Privacy Shield Concern

    Article 29 Working Party Sets Deadline to Address Privacy Shield Concern
    Hot on the heels of the European Commission's official review of the functioning of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, the Article 29 Working Party of EU data protection regulators has issued its own report on the matter. The summary of…
  • Nov 28

    Russia Partially Releases 2018 Data Privacy Inspection Plan

    Russia Partially Releases 2018 Data Privacy Inspection Plan
    Two weeks ago, certain territorial divisions of the Russian Data Protection Authority, Roskomnadzor, published their 2018 plans for conducting inspections of local companies’ compliance with Russian data privacy requirements, including…
  • Nov 1

    Privacy and Cybersecurity November 2017 Event

    Privacy and Cybersecurity November 2017 Event
    Please join us for our November 2017 Privacy and Cybersecurity Events.
Rank this Week: 3725

Antitrust Lawyer Blog

Antitrust Lawyer Blog

Covers antitrust. By Doyle, Barlow & Mazard PLLC.

https://www.antitrustlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    Senator Warren Criticizes Current State of Antitrust Enforcement

    Senator Warren Criticizes Current State of Antitrust Enforcement
    On December 6, 2017, Senator Elizabeth Warren sharply criticized the state of antitrust enforcement in a speech at the Open Markets Institute. She said that antitrust enforcers adopted the Chicago School principles, which narrowed the scope…
  • Dec 7

    Trump’s FTC Challenges Tronox’s Acquisition of Cristal

    Trump’s FTC Challenges Tronox’s Acquisition of Cristal
    On December 5, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued an administrative complaint challenging Tronox Limited’s proposed acquisition of Cristal, a merger of two of the top three suppliers of chloride process…
  • Nov 23

    DOJ Relies on Hot Docs in Block of AT&T/Time Warner Deal

    DOJ Relies on Hot Docs in Block of AT&T/Time Warner Deal
    On November 20, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) filed a civil antitrust lawsuit to block AT&T Inc.’s (“AT&T”) proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc. (“Time Warner”). The…
Rank this Week: 2067

Corporate Social Responsibility…

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

Covers corporate governance, human rights, trade and transparency. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.csrandthelaw.com
  • Dec 7

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely
    It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: a revised Toolkit on National Action Plans on business and human…
  • Nov 24

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely
    It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: a look ahead at the upcoming UN Forum on Business and Human Rights;…
  • Nov 21

    Forced Labor and North Korean Workers: New Concerns for Importer

    Forced Labor and North Korean Workers: New Concerns for Importer
    In Washington, D.C., the news this week focused on President Trump’s decision to designate (or redesignate) North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. For companies importing goods into the United States, developments this past August…
Rank this Week: 3699

Regan Zambri Long Blog

Regan Zambri Long Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.rhllaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Dec 6

    Implantable Medical Devices: The Promise and the Peril

    Implantable Medical Devices: The Promise and the Peril
    From the invention of the pacemaker in the 1960s until today, implantable medical devices have become a staple of modern medicine. When matched with the right candidate, they can greatly improve the quality of life, and even sustain…
  • Dec 6

    Can I Develop PTSD After a Motor Vehicle Accident?

    Can I Develop PTSD After a Motor Vehicle Accident?
    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a crippling mental health condition that affects an estimated 7 to 8 percent of the US population. You can develop PTSD by surviving an event that is sufficiently traumatizing. Certain medical…
  • Dec 4

    Hospital Automation: Challenges and Opportunitie

    Hospital Automation: Challenges and Opportunitie
    Over the past century or so, automation has revolutionized many industries, from manufacturing to food service, usually making these industries better and more efficient overall. The digital age has taken automation to an even greater…
Rank this Week: 2140

The Law Offices of David Stein…

The Law Offices of David Stein Blog

Covers family law.

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

    RECENT COURT OF APPEALS DECISION: REVERSAL OF ASSAULT CHARGE

    RECENT COURT OF APPEALS DECISION: REVERSAL OF ASSAULT CHARGE
    The DC Court of Appeals on November 9, 2017 in Elaine Jones v. U.S. reversed the defendant’s conviction for simple assault and possession of prohibited weapon. Elaine Jones was charged with simple assault and possession of prohibited…
  • Nov 28

    CRIMINAL CONSEQUENCES OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT

    CRIMINAL CONSEQUENCES OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
    The Child Abuse and Neglect Statute in Washington DC has both a civil and also a criminal component and at times run on separate tracks but concurrently. If there is a referral for child abuse to the Child Protection Services (CPS), in cases…
  • Nov 11

    RECENT COURT OF APPEALS DECISION: 4TH AMENDMENT VIOLATION:

    RECENT COURT OF APPEALS DECISION: 4TH AMENDMENT VIOLATION:
    The Court of Appeals in Prince Jones v. U.S., decided on September 21, 2017, considered and evaluated the legality of the police force use of cell site simulator commonly known as “stingray” without a search warrant. The Court in…
Rank this Week: 3602

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Dec 6

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam
    Georgetown Law Library’s reading and exam period will be in effect Monday November 27th and run through Saturday December 16th. During the reading and exam period, the Williams Library will remain open 24 hours.  For the…
  • Nov 29

    Get ready for your exams at the library!

    Get ready for your exams at the library!
    As you begin to prepare for exams, supplement your assigned readings and review past exams with study aids found in the library. Study aids can clarify confusing concepts and even provide practice questions for your review. A variety of study…
  • Nov 28

    New Tutorials for Juris-M (Zotero)

    New Tutorials for Juris-M (Zotero)
    The library now has an all-new set of tutorials on how to set up and use Juris-M (a variant of the Zotero citation manager that is optimized for legal use). If you’re interested in a more streamlined way to manage citation information…
Rank this Week: 2265

Beyond Telecom Law Blog

Beyond Telecom Law Blog

Covers telecom policy, services agreements and data security/privacy. By Keller and Heckman LLP.

http://www.beyondtelecomlawblog.com
  • Dec 6

    Telecommunications Services Agreements—The Underlying Business Deal

    Telecommunications Services Agreements—The Underlying Business Deal
    This entry provides an overview of how enterprise customers shape the underlying business deals in telecommunications services agreements. In the previous entry, we discussed the primary objectives enterprise customers look to achieve in…
  • Dec 5

    Is the Road to 5G Paved with Federal and State Pre-emptions of Local Authority?

    Is the Road to 5G Paved with Federal and State Pre-emptions of Local Authority?
    Many in the wireless industry are aware of the FCC rulemaking proceeding proposing regulatory changes to streamline the expansion of wireless infrastructure (WT Docket 17-79).  A basic premise of this proceeding is the tremendous…
  • Oct 16

    Time to Refresh FCC Forms 499-A/Q

    Time to Refresh FCC Forms 499-A/Q
    Trends in wireline and mobile services strongly suggest a refresh to the FCC Forms 499-A/Q is in order. For purposes of brevity, this entry focuses on the Form 499-A. While changes to the forms do not address the challenge of a declining USF…
Rank this Week: 3705

Data Protection Report

Data Protection Report

Covers global privacy, data protection and cybersecurity regulatory and litigation environment. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.dataprotectionreport.com/
  • Dec 6

    Data privacy in Turkey

    Data privacy in Turkey
    This article was written by Ekin Inal and Cansu Kahya, lawyers of Bilgiç Attorney Partnership, a partnership registered with the Istanbul Bar Association, with which Norton Rose Fulbright has a professional association. Turkey…
  • Dec 6

    Data Protection Regime in Turkey Takes Shape

    Data Protection Regime in Turkey Takes Shape
    Turkey continues to develop a legal framework on data protection. On October 28, 2017, the Turkish Data Protection Authority (the “Authority”) published an important regulation supplementing the Law on Protection of Personal Data…
  • Dec 4

    Vicarious liability in UK data breach-related litigation – is Morrisons a game-changer?

    Vicarious liability in UK data breach-related litigation – is Morrisons a game-changer?
    The High Court in London has handed down a judgment establishing that, as a matter of English law, a company can be held vicariously liable in respect of data breaches caused by its employees. This means that a company can be held…
Rank this Week: 1853

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Nov 30

    Where the Whistle Blows: Justices Express Doubt That Dodd-Frank Protection Shields Internal Whistleblowing

    Where the Whistle Blows: Justices Express Doubt That Dodd-Frank Protection Shields Internal Whistleblowing
    When Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, it bolstered protections for whistleblowers who report certain kinds of misconduct, such as violations of securities law. At the time, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act already provided many of these…
  • Nov 19

    Segway Competitor Rolls Away from Former CEO’s Attempt to Force Arbitration

    Segway Competitor Rolls Away from Former CEO’s Attempt to Force Arbitration
    A party seeking to enforce a contract has to show mutual assent, also referred to as “a meeting of the minds.” In other words, both parties actually have to agree on the same thing. If the parties don’t agree, then a…
  • Oct 30

    Halloween Flashback: Our Scariest Stories for Employer

    Halloween Flashback: Our Scariest Stories for Employer
    Ghosts, ghouls, and ghastly liability; the last is certainly enough to spook any employer. For this Halloween, we take a trip down Elm Street to revisit the most startling nightmares we’ve ever covered. It Came From the General…
Rank this Week: 1339

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Reports on developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1855

PharmaPatents

PharmaPatents

Covers intellectual property in the chemical, biotech, and pharmaceutical fields. By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.pharmapatentsblog.com
  • Nov 27

    Canada Provides More Guidance On Patent Eligibility Of Diagnostic Method Claim

    Canada Provides More Guidance On Patent Eligibility Of Diagnostic Method Claim
    While the patent eligibility of diagnostic method claims remains questionable in the United States, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has issued updated guidance on the types of diagnostic method claims that can–and…
  • Nov 19

    USPTO Patent Fees To Go Up January 2018

    USPTO Patent Fees To Go Up January 2018
    While Congress is trying to pass a tax reform bill that would cut corporate taxes, USPTO patent fees will increase effective January 16, 2018. The 72% jump in the Inter Partes Review request fee has gotten the most attention, but a…
  • Nov 6

    USPTO Expands Collaborative Search Pilot Program

    USPTO Expands Collaborative Search Pilot Program
    As announced in this October 30, 2017 Federal Register notice, the USPTO is expanding the Collaborative Search Pilot Program under which applicants can request that multiple intellectual property offices exchange search results prior to…
Rank this Week: 3647

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
Rank this Week: 4253

Insurance Defense Blog

Insurance Defense Blog

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

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

    A Modest Proposal Concerning Legal Education

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

    Crime stats and map - Fairfax County, Virginia

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

    A handy unofficial website that does a…

    A handy unofficial website that does a statewide search of all Virginia circuit courts BUT FFX and Alexandria. http://vacircuitcourtsearch.com/
Rank this Week: 3202

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI…

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Scrofano Law.

http://blog.scrofanolaw.com/
  • Nov 15

    Gun Registration Requirements in the District of Columbia

    Gun Registration Requirements in the District of Columbia
    The District of Columbia has some of the toughest gun laws in the nation.  While federal courts have on several occasions struck down D.C. gun laws, the city still maintains some of the most restrictive policies for gun owners.The…
  • Aug 22

    DC Gun Lawyer: The Impact of Wrenn v. DC et al

    DC Gun Lawyer: The Impact of Wrenn v. DC et al
    For a city dedicated to the admiration of the Constitution and the nation that it founded, Washington, D.C. has a history of having some of the strictest gun laws in the country.  It’s protection of the 2nd Amendment Right to Bear…
  • Aug 5

    Which Police Agencies Can Make DC DUI Arrests?

    Which Police Agencies Can Make DC DUI Arrests?
    The District of Columbia is unique for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is the fact that there are dozens of police departments whose officers regularly patrol the city. Between the Metropolitan Police Department, the United States…
Rank this Week: 2244

Employee Benefits Law Report

Employee Benefits Law Report

Covers legal developments and trends affecting employee benefits. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employeebenefitslawreport.com
Rank this Week: 3670

The Kaplan Law Firm Blog

The Kaplan Law Firm Blog

Covers federal, DC and Virginia law.

http://thekaplanlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Nov 4

    Panelist at Unpaid Wages Discussion

    Panelist at Unpaid Wages Discussion
    On Friday I was a panelist on a discussion of a successful unpaid wages case I brought on behalf of individuals who had worked as electricians and assistant electricians on construction projects in the Washington, D.C. area. The event,…
  • Sep 28

    Successful Appeal Sets Important Precedent On Right to Impartial Jurie

    Successful Appeal Sets Important Precedent On Right to Impartial Jurie
    The Kaplan Law Firm’s Matthew B. Kaplan obtained the reversal of his client’s criminal conviction in a decision issued today by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals that strengthens the protections afforded by the jury…
  • Jul 17

    First Amendment Case: Sexual Assault Victim’s Counterclaim

    First Amendment Case: Sexual Assault Victim’s Counterclaim
    There have been further developments in Wade v. Foster, an important First Amendment case in which I represent Erin Foster, a woman who reported being sexually assaulted.  As I  mentioned in a previous post, the case is unusual in…
Rank this Week: 3332

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

Focuses on the legal issues impacting the fracking industry in response to the increasing importance of natural gas and shale, in particular, in the US energy mix. Provides commentary and analysis on all aspects of exploring and producing this abundant resource including regulatory, environmental and legislative developments. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.hydraulicfrackingblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    PA federal judge strikes down municipal fracking ban

    PA federal judge strikes down municipal fracking ban
    Late last month, a federal magistrate judge in Pennsylvania struck down a township’s ban on fracking activities. The ban, which prevented the injection of fracking waste into a well underlying the town, was preempted by state and…
  • Sep 26

    US 10th Circuit dismisses Obama-era fracking litigation

    US 10th Circuit dismisses Obama-era fracking litigation
    The US 10th Circuit on Thursday dismissed the challenge to an Obama-era fracking rule that imposed strict requirements on oil and gas operators on federal and tribal lands. The rule was blocked in 2015 and never took effect. The three-judge…
  • Sep 18

    Delaware River Basin Commission to Consider Fracking Ban

    Delaware River Basin Commission to Consider Fracking Ban
    On Wednesday, the Delaware River Basin Commission voted to begin the rule making process that could lead to a fracking ban in parts of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. The Commission, which regulates the Delaware River…
Rank this Week: 1869

D.C. Law Blog

D.C. Law Blog

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

http://melcherlaw.com/dc-law-blog
Rank this Week: 1791