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Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    MORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR HUNTERS?

    MORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR HUNTERS?
    Department of Environmental Protection Announces 1,038 Additional Watershed Acres Open for Recreation With New York’s regular hunting season ongoing through Dec. 10, new or expanded access in four counties provides additional…
  • Dec 13

    THANKSGIVING SPENDING MATCHED 2016

    THANKSGIVING SPENDING MATCHED 2016
    Thanksgiving Week Consumer Spending on Par With 2016 by Lydia Saad Story Highlights Americans spent average of $115 daily this year, similar to $106 in 2016 Spending on Black Friday weekend levels off at 10-year high…
  • Dec 13

    BIOLOGICAL DIFFERNCES IN LUNG CANCERS

    BIOLOGICAL DIFFERNCES IN LUNG CANCERS
    Lung cancers in some African-Americans and European-Americans may have biological differences AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH Bottom Line: Differences in the genes expressed in non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs) from some…
Rank this Week: 5

Pace Law Library Podcasts

Pace Law Library Podcasts

Law related talks from the Pace community.

http://pacelawlibrary.classcaster.net/
  • Mar 12

    Ms. Priya Rai on Access to Indian Digital Legal Information

    Ms. Priya Rai on Access to Indian Digital Legal Information
    In July 2012, the Foreign, Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section (FCIL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) presented a program at the annual conference in Boston, MA titled Access…
  • Dec 21

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic: Modest Means New Yorkers Have a Pro Bono Advocate in Wall Street Dispute

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic: Modest Means New Yorkers Have a Pro Bono Advocate in Wall Street Dispute
    Hello! For our last podcast of the year 2012, the Library is proud to feature one of our John Jay Legal Services clinical programs – Pace Investor Rights Clinic, also known as PIRC. With the leadership, mentoring, and support of…
  • Jun 4

    Bookbag to Briefcase 2012

    Bookbag to Briefcase 2012
    The fourth annual Bookbag to Briefcase program was held on April 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the Pace Law Library, offering a wide range of tips and tricks to students on how to succeed in a law firm environment. Students attended this…
Rank this Week: 20

Investor Lawyers Blog

Investor Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Law Office of Christopher J. Gray, P.C.

https://www.investorlawyers.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 116

IP in Brief

IP in Brief

Comments on developments in copyright and trademark law. By Andrew Berger.

http://www.ipinbrief.com
  • Jun 30

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement
    On September 17, 2012, I along with my colleague Don Prutzman presented a program at the firm entitled How to Protect Your Intellectual Property from New Forms of Online Infringements and Brand Attacks. I outlined why online infringement is a…
  • Apr 15

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial
    I will moderate a panel entitled “Avoiding the Googling Mistrial: Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media” at the Litigation Counsel of America’s 2015 Spring Conference & Celebration of…
  • Mar 19

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim
    Dennis Murrell and Robert Theuerkauf from Middleton Reutlinger in Louisville explained how to prove and defend against trade secret claims at the IPI’s Ocean Reef winter conference. Here is a summary of their excellent presentation.
Rank this Week: 101

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 109

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Dec 13

    Thomas Landy Has Received Two Customer Complaint

    Thomas Landy Has Received Two Customer Complaint
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 11, 2017 indicate that California-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Thomas Landy has received resolved or pending customer disputes.…
  • Dec 13

    Fadi Soliman Has Received a Pending Customer Complaint

    Fadi Soliman Has Received a Pending Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 11, 2017 indicate that New Jersey-based Ameriprise Financial Services broker/adviser Fadi Soliman is involved in a pending…
  • Dec 13

    Philip Rabinovich Has Been the Subject of a Pending Regulatory Complaint

    Philip Rabinovich Has Been the Subject of a Pending Regulatory Complaint
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 11, 2017 indicate that New York-based Dinosaur Financial Group broker/adviser Philip Rabinovich has received pending…
Rank this Week: 130

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 1

    Challenging an arbitration award

    Challenging an arbitration award
    Challenging an arbitration award2017 NY Slip Op 08382, Appellate Division, Second DepartmentA county employee [Petitioner] was served with disciplinary charges alleging misconduct for accessing unauthorized websites for non-County use and…
  • Nov 30

    Selected reports posted in Employment Law News by WK Workday

    Selected reports posted in Employment Law News by WK Workday
    Selected reports posted in Employment Law News by WK WorkdaySource: Wolters KulwerSelected reports posted by WK Workday November  29, 2017Click on text highlighted in color to access the full reportEmployer’s attempt to…
  • Nov 30

    Appointing authority imposed a more severe penalty than the one recommended by the hearing officer

    Appointing authority imposed a more severe penalty than the one recommended by the hearing officer
    Appointing authority imposed a more severe penalty than the one recommended by the hearing officerOATH Index No. 2230/17The employer alleged that the employee was absent without leave [AWOL] for two weeks, that the employee falsely attributed…
Rank this Week: 125

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 156

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Dec 13

    Adam MacDonald is Involved in Pending Customer Dispute

    Adam MacDonald is Involved in Pending Customer Dispute
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 12, 2017 indicate that California-based Wells Fargo Clearing Services broker/adviser Adam MacDonald is involved in pending…
  • Dec 13

    Anthony Salerno Has Received Two Pending Customer Complaint

    Anthony Salerno Has Received Two Pending Customer Complaint
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 12, 2017 indicate that Massachusetts-based Ameriprise Financial Services and RBC Capital Markets broker/adviser Anthony Salerno is…
  • Dec 13

    John Krohn Has Received a Pending Customer Dispute

    John Krohn Has Received a Pending Customer Dispute
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 12, 2017 indicate that former Iowa-based Principal Securities broker/adviser John Krohn has received a pending customer…
Rank this Week: 177

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Dec 12

    Proximate Cause and the Accountant

    Proximate Cause and the Accountant
    Mistakes, mistakes, shoddy performance!  This is what malpractice cases are all about.  However, litigation over these issues is rarely simply about the mistake.  It’s the surround that matters so much more.  The…
  • Dec 11

    A Primer in Continuous Representation

    A Primer in Continuous Representation
    For a well written discussion of the elements of continuous representation, we suggest that RJR Mech. Inc. v Ruvoldt  2017 NY Slip Op 31232(U)  June 8, 2017  Supreme Court, New York County  Docket…
  • Dec 7

    Vicarious Liability and Planning for Emergencie

    Vicarious Liability and Planning for Emergencie
    A simple fact pattern.  Customer comes to store, is offered valet parking.  Customer gives car to valet driver, who proceeds to strike a pedestrian.  Who may be responsible and how do the liabilities of the store, the valet…
Rank this Week: 173

Employment Lawyer Blog

Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers workplace discrimination, and employee rights news and updates. By Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP.

http://www.employment-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam
    Nearly three years after the launch of “Fight for 15”, a campaign aimed at boosting the minimum wage to $15 per hour, workers are enjoying some sweet success. The effort involves urging fast food workers in numerous cities around…
  • Feb 8

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam
    Nearly three years after the launch of “Fight for 15”, a campaign aimed at boosting the minimum wage to $15 per hour, workers are enjoying some sweet success. The effort involves urging fast food workers in numerous cities around…
  • Feb 8

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam
    Nearly three years after the launch of “Fight for 15”, a campaign aimed at boosting the minimum wage to $15 per hour, workers are enjoying some sweet success. The effort involves urging fast food workers in numerous cities around…
Rank this Week: 174

New York Divorce Report

New York Divorce Report

Covers child custody, child support, divorce, equitable distribution, marriage, spousal maintenance, and visitation. By Daniel E. Clement.

http://clementlaw.com/the-divorce-report/
  • Nov 28

    New York Prenups: Not Just Protection From Gold-Digger

    New York Prenups: Not Just Protection From Gold-Digger
    Eighteen years, eighteen years She got one of yo kids got you for 18 years I know somebody paying child support for one of his kids His baby momma's car and crib is bigger than his You will see him on TV, Any Given Sunday Win the Superbowl…
  • Nov 6

    Tax Bill To Make Divorce More Expensive: Maintenance Not Tax Deductible

    Tax Bill To Make Divorce More Expensive: Maintenance Not Tax Deductible
    Hard to believe, divorce in New York may get even more expensive. The tax bill proposed in the House of Representatives, last week, seeks to eliminate the deduction for alimony payments. The new tax law attempts to eliminate what has been…
  • Oct 28

    Looking for a Divorce Lawyer for Hassle-Free Process Then Call Us Today!

    Looking for a Divorce Lawyer for Hassle-Free Process Then Call Us Today!
    Divorce Lawyer NYC Whether you just decided you want a divorce or you have been served with a summons for divorce,  it's time to contact a divorce lawyer in NYC. With the right attorney on your side, your legal rights and interests will…
Rank this Week: 280

New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Covers probate news, procedures and resources. By Philip M. Bernstein.

http://www.nyprobatelitigation.com/
  • Jun 19

    Administrators Have To Behave

    Administrators Have To Behave
    Today’s New York Daily News reports the tale of a brawl with potentially  wide-reaching implications for the Administrator of a New York County Estate. The administrator of the 3.1 million dollar estate was arrested for a brawl…
  • Jun 19

    Administrators Have To Behave

    Administrators Have To Behave
    Today’s New York Daily News reports the tale of a brawl with potentially  wide-reaching implications for the Administrator of a New York County Estate. The administrator of the 3.1 million dollar estate was arrested for a brawl…
  • Jun 8

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution
    In the Matter of Reuben Hoppenstein, No. 2015-2918/A (N.Y. Sur. Mar. 31, 2017) the New York County Surrogate ruled as appropriate the distribution of a life insurance policy to a new trust which eliminated certain beneficiaries of the…
Rank this Week: 333

Culture Forum Blog

Culture Forum Blog

From the Forum on Law, Culture & Society at Fordham Law.

http://www.forumonlawcultureandsociety.org/blog/
  • Oct 14

    FOLCS Remembers Jack Greenberg

    FOLCS Remembers Jack Greenberg
    FOLCS Remembers Jack Greenberg FOLCS acknowledges the death of one of our former Film Series guests, the legendary civil rights attorney, Jack Greenberg, who passed away on October 12, 2016, at age 91. Greenberg argued 40 cases before the…
  • Aug 3

    The 6 types of lawyer movies (by Thane Rosenbaum)

    The 6 types of lawyer movies (by Thane Rosenbaum)
    When it comes to films about the legal system, spoiler alerts aren’t necessary. For the most part, there’s little ambiguity about where a law film is going—no real surprises, few cliffhangers and not much in the way of…
  • Jul 5

    FOLCS’ Remembers Auschwitz Survivor and Holocaust Hero Elie Wiesel

    FOLCS’ Remembers Auschwitz Survivor and Holocaust Hero Elie Wiesel
    FOLCS is deeply saddened to hear that Elie Wiesel passed away on July 2, 2016 at age 87. Wiesel was an inspirational Holocaust hero, Auschwitz survivor, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and remarkable novelist. Wiesel was born in Sighet,…
Rank this Week: 353

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

Provides news and analysis of outsourcing, insourcing and beyond. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Dec 12

    DPO as a Service – Outsourcing the Role of Data Protection Officer

    DPO as a Service – Outsourcing the Role of Data Protection Officer
    Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive…
  • Nov 16

    EU Data Transfer Solutions Under Further Judicial Scrutiny – What Next For Model Contract Clauses?

    EU Data Transfer Solutions Under Further Judicial Scrutiny – What Next For Model Contract Clauses?
    TAKEAWAYS: The European Union Court of Justice (“CJEU”) to rule on the validity of Model Contractual Clauses (“MCCs”) following referral by the Irish High Court. The Irish High Court has “well-founded”…
  • Nov 16

    Legal Issues in Robotic Process Automation

    Legal Issues in Robotic Process Automation
    Tim Wright, Partner and Antony Bott, Special Counsel, in Pillsbury’s Global Sourcing & Technology Transactions Practice look at some of the issues to be considered when procuring and sourcing robotic process automation software and…
Rank this Week: 407

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for retail employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.retaillaborandemploymentlaw.com/
  • Dec 8

    NYC Updates Pregnancy Accommodation Notice

    NYC Updates Pregnancy Accommodation Notice
    Employers in New York City are required to provide their employees with reasonable accommodations related to childbirth and pregnancy. The New York City Commission on Human Rights has published a new factsheet and notice. The notice should be…
  • Nov 22

    Philadelphia Adopts New Regulations Clarifying Salary History Law

    Philadelphia Adopts New Regulations Clarifying Salary History Law
    In December 2016 Philadelphia’s City Council passed a Wage Equity Ordinance (“Ordinance”) prohibiting employers from asking applicants for their salary history or to retaliate against a prospective employee for failing to…
  • Nov 13

    Proposed Federal Bill Would Pre-Empt State and Local Paid Sick Leave Law

    Proposed Federal Bill Would Pre-Empt State and Local Paid Sick Leave Law
    On November 2, 2017, three Republican Representatives, Mimi Walters (R-CA), Elise Stefanik (R-NY), and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), introduced a federal paid leave bill that would give employers the option of providing their employees a…
Rank this Week: 441

Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

Covers transactional real estate, development/redevelopment, and environmental law. By Gibbons.

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
Rank this Week: 426

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

Provides New York criminal law updates and commentary. By Easton Thompson Kasperek.

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 27

    Ch…Ch…Ch…Changes (in the law of identification evidence)

    Ch…Ch…Ch…Changes (in the law of identification evidence)
    by Jill Paperno,Author of "Representing the Accused: A Practical Guide to Criminal Defense"As you may know, there are several new statutes that were passed or amended this year which will have a major impact on criminal practice.  They…
  • Aug 8

    Challenging the assumption that an innocent person would not plead guilty

    Challenging the assumption that an innocent person would not plead guilty
    I recently challenged on appeal the validity of my client’s guilty plea based on my client’s questionable mental capacity and ability to understand the plea bargaining process. Ignoring the import of my client’s diminished…
  • Jul 23

    Discovery of Search Warrant

    Discovery of Search Warrant
    by Jill Paperno,Author of "Representing the Accused: A Practical Guide to Criminal Defense"Often prosecutors do not provide us with search warrants and related documents in our initial discovery packets.  Although there is no particular…
Rank this Week: 393

SPR Environmental Law Blog

SPR Environmental Law Blog

Provides environmental law news and updates. By Sive, Paget & Riesel.

http://blog.sprlaw.com
  • Apr 22

    SPR Celebrates 45th Annual Earth Day      

    SPR Celebrates 45th Annual Earth Day      
    Today, Sive, Paget & Riesel (“SPR”) joins environmentally-minded individuals and organizations across the world in celebrating Earth Day. The first Earth Day celebration was held on April 22, 1970, and is widely credited for…
  • Apr 18

    New York Court of Appeals Set to Hear Arguments about Local Limits on Fracking

    New York Court of Appeals Set to Hear Arguments about Local Limits on Fracking
    The New York Court of Appeals recently set the date of June 3rd to hear arguments on whether towns in New York State may use local laws to ban or restrict hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) operations within their boundaries. The…
  • Apr 11

    Industry and Consumer Update: Responsible Electronics Recycling

    Industry and Consumer Update: Responsible Electronics Recycling
    Changes are happening in the electronic equipment recycling field; by next year, these changes will significantly affect recyclers, municipalities, property managers, and even individual homeowners.  These include, most notably, an…
Rank this Week: 486

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 13

    Mortgages for Bitcoin?

    Mortgages for Bitcoin?
    This is simply mindboggling."We’ve seen mortgages being taken out to buy bitcoin. … People do credit cards, equity lines,” Joseph Borg, president of the North American Securities Administrators Association,…
  • Dec 12

    Trouble Ahead - FINRA Focus on Outside Business Activities. Are Yours Fully Disclosed?

    Trouble Ahead - FINRA Focus on Outside Business Activities. Are Yours Fully Disclosed?
    By now, most registered representatives are aware that FINRA has been actively investigating the backgrounds of registered persons for undisclosed judgments and liens. There have been questions as to how they are conducting those…
  • Dec 11

    Bitcoin Fraud On the Rise

    Bitcoin Fraud On the Rise
    I have been representing targets and witnesses in securities fraud investigations and litigation for decades. I have litigated the aftermath of Ponzi schemes, pump and dumps and bubbles for investors, and have represented countless witnesses…
Rank this Week: 650

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

Covers futures, commodities and forex regulation. By Shipkevich Law Firm.

http://www.cftclaw.com/
  • Dec 13

    Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) Statement by SEC Gets Nod from CFTC

    Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) Statement by SEC Gets Nod from CFTC
    Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton released a public announcement regarding Initial Coin Offerings ( ICO ) which gave advise to investors looking into ICOs on Monday, December 11, 2017. CFTC’s own…
  • Dec 12

    CFTC Interprets Who Has to Register as Commodity Trading Advisor

    CFTC Interprets Who Has to Register as Commodity Trading Advisor
    The CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight responded to a letter from the Futures Industry Association (FIA) requesting guidance for Commodity Trading Advisor (CTAs) registration requirements. The Division stated in a…
  • Dec 12

    EC and CFTC: Committed To Mutual Recognition of Derivatives Trading Venue

    EC and CFTC: Committed To Mutual Recognition of Derivatives Trading Venue
    Last week the European Commission (EC) and the CFTC announced mutual recognition of each other’s derivatives trading venues, fulfilling the Common Approach announced this October the 13th, 2017 by the two regulatory agencies. On…
Rank this Week: 504

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Joseph Cotter Sanctioned Over High Commissions and Excessive Trading

    Joseph Cotter Sanctioned Over High Commissions and Excessive Trading
    According to BrokerCheck records kept by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) broker Joseph Cotter (Cotter) has been subject to two customer complaints, two employment terminations for cause, and one regulatory action. …
  • Dec 10

    William Heiden Accused of Concentrating Customers in Oil & Gas Investment

    William Heiden Accused of Concentrating Customers in Oil & Gas Investment
    According to BrokerCheck records financial advisor William Heiden (Heiden), employed by Wedbush Securities Inc. (Wedbush), has been subject to nine customer complaints.  According to records kept by The Financial Industry Regulatory…
  • Dec 10

    SEC Accuses Payson Petroleum 3 Well 2014 Owners Of Fraud

    SEC Accuses Payson Petroleum 3 Well 2014 Owners Of Fraud
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a civil action charging Matthew Griffin and William Griffin with fraudulently offering two Texas oil and gas partnerships – Payson Petroleum 3 Well 2014.  The SEC alleges that…
Rank this Week: 637

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Dec 13

    A viable claim for an equitable accounting.

    A viable claim for an equitable accounting.
    Practice point:  Where the complaint alleges a fiduciary relationship and further alleges that the defendant did not provide a full accounting, even after protracted discovery, the plaintiff is entitled to pursue its claim for an…
  • Dec 11

    Discovery sanctions.

    Discovery sanctions.
    Practice point:  If a party refuses to obey an order for disclosure or willfully fails to disclose information, the court may dismiss the action, pursuant to CPLR 3126(3).  While, whenever possible, actions should be resolved on…
  • Dec 11

    The business records exception to the hearsay rule.

    The business records exception to the hearsay rule.
    Practice point:  In order to demonstrate the admissibility of the records, pursuant to CPLR 4518(a), the affiant must attest that he or she is personally familiar with the record-keeping practices and procedures of the party…
Rank this Week: 529

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    Stuck in Silicone

    Stuck in Silicone
    There was a time when silicone chemistry, biocompatibility, toxicity, and litigation weighed upon my mind. What started with a flurry of scientific interest, led to a media free for all, then FDA Commissioner David Kessler’s moratorium…
  • Dec 2

    Manufacturing Consent

    Manufacturing Consent
    David Michaels along with other “political” scientists, and the lawsuit industry, have worked assiduously over the last several decades to delegitimize discussion, debate, and controversy over scientific claims.1 Their key goals…
  • Dec 1

    Copywrongs in the Academic-Publishing Industrial Complex

    Copywrongs in the Academic-Publishing Industrial Complex
    Works of the United States government, including works prepared by its officers and employees, do not qualify for copyright protection. 17 U.S.C. § 105. Such works are in the “public domain,” and may be freely distributed.…
Rank this Week: 630

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Dec 12

    Art will give you indigestion

    Art will give you indigestion
    It’s a super-silly question to which Artsy’s Isaac Kaplan has a few answers.
  • Dec 11

    How to open your own art museum

    How to open your own art museum
    If you’re tired of donating art from your private art collection, or you’d like to curate your own rigorous art exhibitions, here’s a good option (WSJ subscription required).
  • Dec 11

    Thinking of joining a nonprofit board?

    Thinking of joining a nonprofit board?
    If you’ve ever been asked to join an arts nonprofit, or thought about making yourself available, here are some things to think about before you make the big leap. Lots of perks to these board member positions, but also quite a few…
Rank this Week: 696

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident case updates and news. Published By New York injury firm Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    Brooklyn’s Barclay Center Sued for Dangerous Seating Area

    Brooklyn’s Barclay Center Sued for Dangerous Seating Area
    Brooklyn’s Barclay Center has seen at least four lawsuits concerning the seats in Brooklyn’s most famous sports arena. The seats in the so-called “nosebleed” section are usually the cheapest, and now, according to…
  • Dec 1

    After Unanimous Vote, New York City Set to Expand “Revenge Porn” Ban

    After Unanimous Vote, New York City Set to Expand “Revenge Porn” Ban
    New York City Council has unanimously passed legislation to ban so-called “revenge porn” in the five boroughs. The bill has a criminal portion that makes revenge porn punishable by up to one year in prison, a fine of $1,000, or…
  • Nov 29

    Dodging Responsibility, MTA Tries to Make Homeless Man With No Assets Pay for Verdict

    Dodging Responsibility, MTA Tries to Make Homeless Man With No Assets Pay for Verdict
    The Metropolitan Transit Authority, responsible for running New York City’s subways and buses, is attempting to dodge responsibility and pin a $30-million award on a homeless man. In 2012, Naeem Davis, described as…
Rank this Week: 600

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Dec 1

    Must-have Apple Watch and iPhone apps for lawyer

    Must-have Apple Watch and iPhone apps for lawyer
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Must-have Apple Watch and iPhone apps for lawyers The iPhone celebrated its 10-year anniversary this year. In 2017, a decade after its release,…
  • Nov 17

    Virginia Bar Nixes Online Attorney-Client Matching Service

    Virginia Bar Nixes Online Attorney-Client Matching Service
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** In recent months, I’ve written about a handful of ethics opinions from different jurisdictions whereby the ethics committees rejected the…
  • Nov 1

    Lawyers and Social Media in 2017

    Lawyers and Social Media in 2017
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Social media has been around for more than a decade. At first lawyers ignored social media, but over time, as it infiltrated our culture, they…
Rank this Week: 707

Littman Krooks LLP Blog

Littman Krooks LLP Blog

Covers corporate, elder law, estate planning and special needs planning.

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

    New Federal Law Helps Protect Senior

    New Federal Law Helps Protect Senior
    Bipartisan legislation was passed by Congress and signed by President Trump to protect seniors from financial exploitation. The Court-Appointed Guardian Accountability and Senior Protection Act passed Congress as part of the Elder Abuse…
  • Dec 1

    ABLE Account Update for 2018

    ABLE Account Update for 2018
    By Ryan J. Byrnes, Esq., Littman Krooks LLP In our earlier blog post, ABLE Accounts: What You Need to Know, we discussed what an ABLE Account is, who can contribute and some of the many benefits it can provide. Starting in the 2018 tax year,…
  • Nov 20

    Proposed Legislation Would Weaken Americans with Disabilities Act

    Proposed Legislation Would Weaken Americans with Disabilities Act
    Since 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has provided strong protections to people with disabilities, vastly improving the accessibility of buildings. Stores, restaurants and other businesses built ramps and made other…
Rank this Week: 664

Tim O'Connor's Blog

Tim O'Connor's Blog

Covers stockbroker fraud.

http://stockbrokerlaw.com/tim-oconnors-blog
  • Nov 30

    FINRA Releases Regulatory Notice Warning Member Firms of Volatility-Linked Exchange-Traded Product

    FINRA Releases Regulatory Notice Warning Member Firms of Volatility-Linked Exchange-Traded Product
    In Regulatory Notice 17-32 , FINRA recently articulated the grave risks to investors regarding the sale of Exchange Traded Products.  Typically, these products are linked by tracking short and mid-term VIX future indexes – a…
  • Nov 29

    Wells Fargo Fined by FINRA for VIX Linked Exchange Traded Product

    Wells Fargo Fined by FINRA for VIX Linked Exchange Traded Product
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has fined Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC $3.4 Million as required restitution relative to unsuitable recommendations involving…
  • Nov 17

    SEC Issues Microcap Fraud Alert for Low-Priced Stock

    SEC Issues Microcap Fraud Alert for Low-Priced Stock
    In a recent Release, the SEC warned investors about fraudulent schemes involving Over-The-Counter (OTC) stocks.  This warning also included stocks listed on the OTC Bulletin Board (OTSBB) and the OTC Markets Group, Inc. (f/k/a Pink…
Rank this Week: 661

Above and Beyond KM

Above and Beyond KM

Covers knowledge management. By V. Mary Abraham.

http://aboveandbeyondkm.com
  • Nov 9

    How KM Enables Innovation #KMWorld

    How KM Enables Innovation #KMWorld
    Session Description:  Most companies struggle to find ways to embed innovation into their business. This talk shares the journey of establishing a grassroots movement—a journey fueled by innovation, knowledge sharing, and…
  • Nov 8

    Industry Leaders Conversation: Change, Culture, and Learning #KMWorld

    Industry Leaders Conversation: Change, Culture, and Learning #KMWorld
    Session Description: Former head of KM with the BBC, Semple believes in conversations and leads our panel on a far-ranging discussion of change, culture and learning as we all aspire to an outbreak of common sense on our journey for knowledge…
  • Nov 8

    Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast — or Does it?

    Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast — or Does it?
    Session Description: “Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” famously attributed to the late business guru Peter Drucker, perfectly states the need for an organization’s culture to be aligned with its strategic objectives for…
Rank this Week: 584

Higher Ed IP Law Report

Higher Ed IP Law Report

Covers intellectual property issues in academia. By Bond Schoeneck & King.

http://www.higheredlawreport.com/
  • Oct 20

    Travel Ban 3.0: A No-Go (for now)

    Travel Ban 3.0: A No-Go (for now)
    Two federal judges have blocked President Trump’s third try at implementing a nationwide travel ban. The first ruling blocking the administration from enforcing the September 24th Presidential Proclamation, which restricts travel into…
  • Oct 20

    Travel Ban 3.0: A No-Go (for now)

    Travel Ban 3.0: A No-Go (for now)
    Two federal judges have blocked President Trump’s third try at implementing a nationwide travel ban. The first ruling blocking the administration from enforcing the September 24th Presidential Proclamation, which restricts travel into…
  • Sep 25

    U.S. Department of Education Withdraws 2011 “Dear Colleague Letter” and 2014 Q&A on Sexual Misconduct; New Guidance Document Issued

    U.S. Department of Education Withdraws 2011 “Dear Colleague Letter” and 2014 Q&A on Sexual Misconduct; New Guidance Document Issued
    In a move that was foreshadowed by statements from the new administration, by letter dated September 22, 2017, the U.S. Education Department, Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced the withdrawal of the April 4, 2011 Dear…
Rank this Week: 662

New York Court Watcher

New York Court Watcher

Covers the United States Supreme Court, the New York Court of Appeals and other federal and state appeals courts. By Professor Vincent Martin Bonventre.

http://www.newyorkcourtwatcher.com/
  • Oct 1

    A Supremely Blockbuster New Term?

    A Supremely Blockbuster New Term?
    For much of the last two terms, the United States Supreme Court was short one Justice. The vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in early 2016 remained unfilled until the appointment of Neil Gorsuch late last term. During…
  • Aug 2

    Gorsuch, Part 6: The Now-Justice Like the Then-Judge

    Gorsuch, Part 6: The Now-Justice Like the Then-Judge
    We've seen how Neil Gorsuch's record as an appeals court judge was ultra-conservative. Reviewing those cases where he stuck his neck out to disagree publicly with his colleagues by writing a dissenting opinion--presumably because he felt…
  • Jul 16

    Gorsuch, Part 5: Criminal Cases--His Past IS Prologue

    Gorsuch, Part 5: Criminal Cases--His Past IS Prologue
    In the last post, we began to look at now-Justice Neil Gorsuch's record as a federal appeals judge. [See Part 4.] We looked at his dissenting opinions--those very revealing writings--during his time on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, which…
Rank this Week: 522

New York Real Estate Lawyer Blog

New York Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers New York real estate insurance, regulation, and litigation. By Klose & Associates.

http://www.newyorkrealestatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 549

Lady Litigator

Lady Litigator

A NY journalist turned attorney with an opinion about everything! By Lisa Fantino.

http://ladylitigator.wordpress.com
  • Nov 9

    Vox Populi for Trump

    Vox Populi for Trump
    The election that was the Democrats to lose Continue reading →
  • Sep 21

    The Beatles Can Save Us!

    The Beatles Can Save Us!
    Ron Howard has delivered a tour de force in "Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years." It's the perfect homage to The Beatles Continue reading →
  • Jul 28

    Only hope can save us!

    Only hope can save us!
    Why Americans must clear the path to hope this election day. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 562

Just Families

Just Families

Covers children's and family law. By New York Law School’s Diane Abbey Law Center for Children and Families.

http://www.justfamilies.org/
  • Jul 14

    The Real Cost of Student Debt: Why New York State Should Allow Common Law Marriage

    The Real Cost of Student Debt: Why New York State Should Allow Common Law Marriage
    By Raelynn Leggio As law students we are experiencing first hand the crushing weight of debt in order to obtain our degrees. In 2012 the average law student had incurred approximately $140,616 of debt. This figure doesn’t include…
  • Mar 31

    The Every Student Succeeds Act

    The Every Student Succeeds Act
    By: Jarienn James On December 10, 2015, a bipartisan bill revising the National Education Law was signed into law by President Obama. Using twelve pens, President Obama repealed the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act with the Every Student…
  • Feb 26

    Molloy v. Molloy: What is “Good Cause” for an Extension of an Order of Protection

    Molloy v. Molloy: What is “Good Cause” for an Extension of an Order of Protection
      By: Mallory McGee Earlier this year, the Second Department of the Appellate Division of New York, issued an opinion on the issue of extension of orders of protection for “good cause.” In Molloy v. Molloy, the…
Rank this Week: 635

New York Medical Malpractice Blog

New York Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice news in New York. By Stephen Bilkis.

http://www.nymedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 540

Immigration Insight Law Blog

Immigration Insight Law Blog

Covers immigration law topics. By Chris Gafner.

http://www.gafnervisalaw.com
  • Sep 24

    Diversity Lottery 2015 – What and When is it?

    Diversity Lottery 2015 – What and When is it?
    The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes up to 55,000 diversity visas (DVs) available annually to randomly selected applicants from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. A computer will randomly select applicants who…
  • Sep 10

    State Department FAQ on Same Sex Immigration Benefit

    State Department FAQ on Same Sex Immigration Benefit
    In June, the US Supreme Court determined that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional.   Within days, the USCIS and several other federal agencies indicated that it would begin treating same sex married couples the…
  • Sep 9

    Why Didn’t I Get My I-94 Card?

    Why Didn’t I Get My I-94 Card?
    “Veterans” of the U.S. immigration system know that when a non-immigrant enters the United States, their passport is stamped and they receive an I-94 card that is often stapled into their passport.  The I-94 card shows how…
Rank this Week: 609

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 673

Zamansky LLC Blog

Zamansky LLC Blog

Covers stock broker fraud or negligence.

http://www.zamansky.com/news-media/
  • Dec 12

    Sexual Harassment Fallout For Investor

    Sexual Harassment Fallout For Investor
    Recent news headlines have revealed that leading politicians, entertainers and prominent business people allegedly have engaged in sexual harassment and assault. The Weinstein Company, a prominent film production company, is in financial dire…
  • Nov 27

    Are Retail Investors Heading For The Exit?

    Are Retail Investors Heading For The Exit?
    Retail investors who have recovered most of their losses from the 2008 financial crisis seem to be getting skittish about the market. According to The Wall Street Journal, investors pulled money out of junk-bond funds at a near record pace…
  • Nov 17

    Post Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Bonds Sink Into The Aby

    Post Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Bonds Sink Into The Aby
    Hurricane Maria has inflicted tremendous suffering on the Island of Puerto Rico and its 3.5 million inhabitants. Conditions are still perilous almost two months after the storm. Puerto Rico’s people face a lack of potable water, no…
Rank this Week: 1137

Rochester Medical Malpractice and…

Rochester Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By DeFrancisco & Falgiatano.

https://www.rochestermedicalmalpracticelawyers.net/
  • Dec 12

    Statute of Limitations in New York Medical Malpractice Case

    Statute of Limitations in New York Medical Malpractice Case
    Medical mistakes can lead to serious and long-term injuries for patients. If you or a loved one has been hurt due to a medical error, you should contact a skilled Rochester medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible. At…
  • Dec 5

    The Basic Elements of a Rochester Medical Malpractice Claim

    The Basic Elements of a Rochester Medical Malpractice Claim
    When you go see a doctor or another medical professional, you expect competent care. When medical professionals are careless or make a mistake, the consequences can be devastating for the patient. If you or someone close to you has been…
  • Nov 28

    New York Appeals Court Rules that Psychiatric Malpractice Claim Cannot be Dismissed Because of Procedural Technicality

    New York Appeals Court Rules that Psychiatric Malpractice Claim Cannot be Dismissed Because of Procedural Technicality
    New York medical malpractice lawsuits are subject to the same civil procedure rules as other litigation in New York courts. These rules guide all phases of the litigation and are comprised of deadlines, requests, and filings made to the…
Rank this Week: 1144

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Dec 12

    The Ongoing Scourge of Sexual Harassment and Assault

    The Ongoing Scourge of Sexual Harassment and Assault
    Sexual harassment has become a major issue in the media. The not-so-secret behavior of high-profile men in Congress, the media, and the acting community is now openly discussed by the media. Black’s Law Dictionary defines sexual…
  • Dec 11

    Browsing the Federal Courts Web Archive

    Browsing the Federal Courts Web Archive
    The Law Library of Congress recently launched the Federal Courts Web Archive. It includes a new browse page, where you will find the federal courts arranged in a list. If you click on a court in the table of contents at the top of…
  • Nov 6

    Native American Heritage Month

    Native American Heritage Month
    November is Native American Heritage Month, an annual recognition of the contributions of Native Americans to our national culture. In 1986, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed November 23–30 of that year “American Indian…
Rank this Week: 1241

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Dec 11

    Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Harassment

    Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Harassment
    A sex harassment expose by Eater accuses celebrity chef Mario Batali of inappropriately touching four women and engaging in a pattern of sex harassment that has spanned the last twenty years. According to Eater, one woman accused Batali of…
  • Dec 8

    U.S. Department of Labor Proposes New Rules on Tip Sharing

    U.S. Department of Labor Proposes New Rules on Tip Sharing
    The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a proposal to change the tip sharing regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  Under the proposed rule, workplaces would have the freedom to allow sharing of tips among more…
  • Dec 4

    Virginia Area Restaurants to Pay $3M in Back Wages and Damages to Worker

    Virginia Area Restaurants to Pay $3M in Back Wages and Damages to Worker
    Six Roanoke, Virginia area restaurants and their owners will pay $1.5 million in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages, to 149 employees for Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) violations. The settlement, which was entered…
Rank this Week: 727

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

https://www.securities-law-attorney.com/
  • Dec 11

    Joseph Stern Has Received Two Pending Customer Complaint

    Joseph Stern Has Received Two Pending Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 7, 2017 indicate that California-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Joseph Stern III is involved in pending customer…
  • Dec 11

    Thomas Niles Has Been Named in a Pending FINRA Investigation

    Thomas Niles Has Been Named in a Pending FINRA Investigation
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 7, 2017 indicate that New York-based Janney Montgomery Scott broker/adviser Thomas Niles has been named in a pending FINRA…
  • Dec 11

    Dean Abraham Allegedly Charged Excessive Fee

    Dean Abraham Allegedly Charged Excessive Fee
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 7, 2017 indicate that Nevada-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Dean Abraham has received resolved or pending customer…
Rank this Week: 1196

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

Covers workers’ compensation law and drug injuries. By Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP.

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Dec 11

    Dangerous Toys Remain Serious Concern, CPSC Under Attack

    Dangerous Toys Remain Serious Concern, CPSC Under Attack
    Dangerous toys remain serious concern, especially with CPSC under attack. New York personal injury attorney Matt Funk explains. Dangerous toys remain a serious problem, even though the Consumer Product Safety Commission has focused on banning…
  • Nov 7

    Outrage Over Proposed Benefit Cuts Dominates Public Comment Period – How To Keep Pressure On Lawmaker

    Outrage Over Proposed Benefit Cuts Dominates Public Comment Period – How To Keep Pressure On Lawmaker
    As you may recall, the issue of Workers’ Compensation benefits for injured workers was used as a bargaining chip in Albany during this year’s budget negotiations. A compromise was reached that would update the current medical…
  • Oct 6

    Broken Trust – Breaking The “Grand Bargain” Of Workers’ Compensation

    Broken Trust – Breaking The “Grand Bargain” Of Workers’ Compensation
    More than 100 years ago, Workers’ Compensation was established as a “grand bargain” between workers and employers. The state legislature enacted laws where injured workers gave up their right to sue if they were hurt on the…
Rank this Week: 1078

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Dec 10

    Drugs, Alcohol, Sobriety, Child Custody and Parenting Time

    Drugs, Alcohol, Sobriety, Child Custody and Parenting Time
    When parents decide to bring an end to their relationships together or to their marriage in divorce, there are several complicated concerns that they’ll need to think about. Just one of those issues, involves how parenting time and…
  • Dec 3

    Equitable Distribution With Your Divorce Mediator

    Equitable Distribution With Your Divorce Mediator
    The process of divorce isn’t just complicated because it creates a lot of uncomfortable emotions for the people involved. While the stress, sadness, and anger that can emerge during the divorce process can be difficult to manage for…
  • Nov 25

    Addressing Maintenance Through Divorce Mediation

    Addressing Maintenance Through Divorce Mediation
    When a couple goes through the process of divorce, they encounter several concerns that need to be discussed. For partners with children, many of the biggest issues center around ensuring that the youngsters within the family continue to get…
Rank this Week: 731