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Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/category/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?
    At this time of the year, I like to go back and reflect upon previous blog posts. One in particular stays with me, it is that of the Delia and Marvin family. It started as a normal Tuesday morning in the City of Chicago for this family. What…
  • Apr 28

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
  • Apr 28

    Bicycle Dooring Accidents in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accidents in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
Rank this Week: 907

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Oct 26

    O'Neill Institute

    O'Neill Institute
    No description is available at this time.
  • Oct 6

    NAFTA

    NAFTA
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 569

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Oct 22

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975
    Duke Chronicle piece 10/22/74 Duke Chanticleer piece August 1975 Original WAC/P? blog post 10/22/16 People don't want to accept that about themselves, that they're part of the general rot, and they react to that angrily, which is a very…
  • Oct 14

    2017 Edition Redux: 107 Wild Men & Wild Women.

    2017 Edition Redux: 107 Wild Men & Wild Women.
    Note: The blog does this every year. Original 2017 edition appeared March 7. Wild Men. Wild Women. The Rankings 1 through 106 as this blog sees them in 2017. Wild Men and Wild Women are people who listen only to...
  • Oct 9

    Ile St. Louis: Best Address in Paris.

    Ile St. Louis: Best Address in Paris.
    Ditch your American companions and learn something. Yank tourists think Ile St. Louis is about an ice cream shop at its edge near Notre Dame. It's really not. You can slurp ice cream all you want when you're back in...
Rank this Week: 308

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Oct 21

    "Undocumented 17-Year-Old Must Delay Abortion, Court Rules"

    "Undocumented 17-Year-Old Must Delay Abortion, Court Rules"
    "Undocumented 17-Year-Old Must Delay Abortion, Court Rules": Christina Caron of The New York Times has this report. And today's edition of The New York Times contains an editorial titled "Abortion Ideologues Subvert a Woman's Rights."
  • Oct 21

    "The Arpaio Decision: When the World Is Extraordinary But the Law is Ordinary."

    "The Arpaio Decision: When the World Is Extraordinary But the Law is Ordinary."
    "The Arpaio Decision: When the World Is Extraordinary But the Law is Ordinary." Joshua Geltzer has this post at "Just Security."
  • Oct 21

    "Originalism"

    "Originalism"
    "Originalism": Law professor Cass R. Sunstein has posted this paper on SSRN (via "Legal Theory Blog").
Rank this Week: 12

Lumen

Lumen

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices. A project of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

https://www.lumendatabase.org/
Rank this Week: 36

Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

North Carolina Journal of Law &…

North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology

Features legal scholarship in law and technology topics, including intellectual property law, cyberspace law, environmental law, criminal law, health law, and privacy law.

http://ncjolt.org/
  • Oct 21

    The Netherlands Finds Microsoft in Violation of Privacy Law

    The Netherlands Finds Microsoft in Violation of Privacy Law
    The Netherlands is often described as having an indifferent stance to drugs, LGBT rights, privacy and, well, pretty much all social issues, so when the Dutch government suggests something presents an issue worthy of regulation and…
  • Oct 21

    Fingerprints: As Irrefutable Evidence as Once Thought?

    Fingerprints: As Irrefutable Evidence as Once Thought?
    For decades now, humans have been convicted and punished on the basis of fingerprint evidence. Society has come to accept the fact that police will take fingerprint impressions of those they arrest. Citizens largely realize the government…
  • Oct 21

    Repealing the Clean Power Plan: Devastating Blow to Clean Energy, or Empty Gesture?

    Repealing the Clean Power Plan: Devastating Blow to Clean Energy, or Empty Gesture?
    On October 10th, following a speech earlier in the week in Kentucky where he declared that “the war against coal is over,” EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a repeal of the Clean Power Plan. The repeal, if successful, will…
Rank this Week: 565

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Oct 21

    Is Your Law School an Institutional Member of Scribes?

    Is Your Law School an Institutional Member of Scribes?
    Scribes--The American Society of Legal Writers--has individual and institutional memberships. Any ABA-approved law school, federal or state appellate court, or law firm may become an institutional member. Institutional membership entitles…
  • Oct 13

    Darby Dickerson Wins the 2018 AALS Section Award for Her Significant Lifetime Contributions to Legal Research and Writing

    Darby Dickerson Wins the 2018 AALS Section Award for Her Significant Lifetime Contributions to Legal Research and Writing
    Darby Dickerson, Dean of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section Award from the Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research. This…
  • Sep 29

    Registration Open for the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teacher

    Registration Open for the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teacher
    Here's a reminder that registration is now open for the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers Annual Conference. The Conference will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 8:30-4:30, at the University of Connecticut School of…
Rank this Week: 519

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Oct 21

    More updates to the Changing Noncompete | Trade Secrets Laws Page

    More updates to the Changing Noncompete | Trade Secrets Laws Page
    It turns out that I missed a few bills! New York:  Two identical bills (one in the Assembly (A 6419) and one in the Senate (S 4688)) to adopt the Uniform Trade Secrets Act; and one (S 1204) that provides a procedural mechanism for…
  • Oct 15

    Our Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws – Update

    Our Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws – Update
    For those following noncompete and trade secrets legislative activity around the country, I just updated our Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws page. (This is a never-ending task with so many states thinking about changing –…
  • Oct 10

    Massachusetts Noncompete Reform: What you need to know – by October 31

    Massachusetts Noncompete Reform: What you need to know – by October 31
    Almost nine years in the making, Massachusetts is on the cusp of noncompete reform. And, decades in the making (yes, decades, thanks to Steve Chow‘s extraordinary efforts), Massachusetts is also poised to update its trade secrets…
Rank this Week: 599

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Four Top Reasons Truck Accidents Happen – AutoAccident.com

    Four Top Reasons Truck Accidents Happen – AutoAccident.com
    I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno truck accident lawyer. Truck accidents are common in California, particularly in those areas where there is high interstate traffic. This takes a devastating toll on occupants in passenger vehicles as they share…
  • Oct 21

    How to Obtain a Police Report – AutoAccident.com

    How to Obtain a Police Report – AutoAccident.com
    I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno car accident lawyer. When you are in a car accident, particularly where someone is injured or dies, a police report is usually generated. This report has enormous importance when you are submitting a claim to an…
  • Oct 21

    Rollover Accident Fatally Injures Man Near Turlock

    Rollover Accident Fatally Injures Man Near Turlock
    I'm Ed Smith, a Turlock car accident lawyer. A Modesto man was driving his vehicle in Turlock during the early morning hours of Tuesday, October 17, 2017. The man was involved in a rollover accident that resulted in hospitalization of his…
Rank this Week: 105

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    All about taxes in your estate - our latest episode of The Law Show is now online

    All about taxes in your estate - our latest episode of The Law Show is now online
    Is talking about tax scary or boring? To me it's neither, but I know it isn't everyone's fondest topic. Like it or not, there may well be tax issues arising when you pass away. If you don't think about it while you're alive, your executor…
  • Oct 18

    Swedish death cleaning is the new trend

    Swedish death cleaning is the new trend
    It's well known among estate planners and estate administrators that most of the household stuff accumulated over a lifetime is simply not wanted by the next generation. The days of passing down the good chinaware and silver are gone. So…
  • Oct 16

    The Law Show: An approach that includes financial, estate, business succession, and insurance planning

    The Law Show: An approach that includes financial, estate, business succession, and insurance planning
    In this week episode of The Law Show, we chatted with Carson Thistle. He has spent the last 30+ years advising individuals and families about finances, estate planning, retirement planning, business succession planning, and insurance planning…
Rank this Week: 945

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Oct 21

    Building a Cross Around Refreshing Recollection

    Building a Cross Around Refreshing Recollection
    A few days ago, I was preparing for cross-examination. The event never happened because the  hearing was terminated on a technical point before the other side could put on any witnesses. But court preparation is never a waste. All the…
  • Oct 21

    Title

    Title
    A few days ago, I was preparing for cross-examination. The hearing was terminated on a motion to dismiss before I could engage the witness in the planned cross examination. However, every time I prepare for something in trial, whether I do it…
  • Oct 20

    All Jail Visits Should Be Like Thi

    All Jail Visits Should Be Like Thi
    Last night, I attended the Griffin Historical Society’s “Drink in History” event at the old Griffin Jail, featuring the fine products of the Jailhouse Brewery. I had spent my entire afternoon at the new Spalding County…
Rank this Week: 940

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    Guidelines for Medical Provider Claims - A Valuable Approach

    Guidelines for Medical Provider Claims - A Valuable Approach
    While the vast majority of jurisdictions in the US have the guidance of mandatory workers' compensation medical fee schedules, New Jersey remains one of the very few with no such structure. As I reported earlier, this generates multiple…
  • Oct 21

    The Inherent Judicial Power of Judges of Compensation

    The Inherent Judicial Power of Judges of Compensation
    A Judge of Compensation has the discretion to call and question witnesses in pending cases. A NJ Appellate Court affirmed the trial court award of additional weeks of temporary disability,  the imposition of a 25% penalty for…
  • Oct 20

    Workers Compensation for the Work Camper

    Workers Compensation for the Work Camper
    Today's guest is author is Jon Rehm of the Nebraska Bar.The Washington Post ran a feature story about “Work Campers” – senior citizens who live in campers and travel around for temporary jobs. The story noted that many,…
Rank this Week: 320

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    ALM’s portfolio of legal publication sites receive upgrade

    ALM’s portfolio of legal publication sites receive upgrade
    ALM (p/k/a American Lawyer Media) upgraded the user interface of its digital publications this week. From Gina Passarella, the Executive Editor of The American Lawyer: Our improvements will deliver the same breaking news and in-depth analysis…
  • Oct 19

    Channel 9 and donut

    Channel 9 and donut
    Every company talks about being real, open and authentic and nobody does it it, my company, LexBlog included. Being real, open and authentic requires a a company letting the outside world know what makes the company tick, what they’re…
  • Oct 19

    Channel 9 and donut

    Channel 9 and donut
    Every company talks about being real, open and authentic and nobody does it it, my company, LexBlog included. Being real, open and authentic requires a a company letting the outside world know what makes the company tick, what they’re…
Rank this Week: 24

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Oct 21

    Struve on Inmate Appeal

    Struve on Inmate Appeal
    Catherine T. Struve (University of Pennsylvania Law School) has posted The Federal Rules of Inmate Appeals (Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 50 (2018, Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure turn…
  • Oct 20

    Huskey on Justice for Veteran

    Huskey on Justice for Veteran
    Kristine A. Huskey (University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law) has posted Justice for Veterans: Does Theory Matter? (59 Arizona Law Review 697 (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Veterans Treatment Court (“VTC”)…
  • Oct 20

    Mallatt on Prescription Monitoring and Heroin Crime Rate

    Mallatt on Prescription Monitoring and Heroin Crime Rate
    Justine Mallatt (Purdue University - Department of Economics) has posted The Effect of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Opioid Prescriptions and Heroin Crime Rates on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In response to growing abuse of…
Rank this Week: 48

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 496

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 60

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    Injury Semi-Truck Crash EB I90 at milepost 30, east of Coeur d'Alene

    Injury Semi-Truck Crash EB I90 at milepost 30, east of Coeur d'Alene
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur…
  • Oct 21

    **Update** Blocking crash EB I90 at milepost 30

    **Update** Blocking crash EB I90 at milepost 30
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur…
  • Oct 21

    **UPDATE** - Lanes open - Southbound traffic on I-15 blocked in Idaho Fall

    **UPDATE** - Lanes open - Southbound traffic on I-15 blocked in Idaho Fall
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
Rank this Week: 205

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • Oct 21

    S.D.Tex.: Third Leon test essentially shores up PC here

    S.D.Tex.: Third Leon test essentially shores up PC here
    The affidavit for the child pornography search warrant here was issued at least with a reasonable belief in probable cause under the third Leon test. [The court should have just found probable cause because it certainly looks like there is…
  • Oct 21

    WaPo: The Fourth Amendment and querying the 702 database for evidence of crime

    WaPo: The Fourth Amendment and querying the 702 database for evidence of crime
    WaPo: The Fourth Amendment and querying the 702 database for evidence of crimes by Orin Kerr: An interesting Fourth Amendment issue has come up in debates over the reauthorization of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.…
  • Oct 21

    OH8: 4A IAC claim requires defendant allege and offer proof of standing

    OH8: 4A IAC claim requires defendant allege and offer proof of standing
    Defendant doesn’t allege any facts to support that he had standing such that a motion to suppress would be granted. Therefore, no IAC shown. State v. Musleh, 2017-Ohio-8166, 2017 Ohio App. LEXIS 4533 (8th Dist. Oct. 12, 2017).*…
Rank this Week: 584

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 231

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    At the Lakeshore Café...

    At the Lakeshore Café...
    ... you can talk about whatever you like.And please think of using The Althouse Amazon Portal.
  • Oct 21

    Disaffectedly disarraying the funk of Sharon's rose.

    Disaffectedly disarraying the funk of Sharon's rose.
     Today, the unlinkable OED is featuring these "recently published" words:Funk. "Betwixt decks there can hardlie a man fetch his breath by reason there ariseth such a funke in the night that it causes putrefaction of bloud." W. Capps in…
  • Oct 21

    I just learned that the original "Hippy Hippy Shake" was not by The Swinging Blue Jeans...

    I just learned that the original "Hippy Hippy Shake" was not by The Swinging Blue Jeans...
    ... but by Chan Romero:Here's the Beatles version.As noted in the meandering update to the Megyn Kelly post, below, the Chan Romero recording was the first song where we heard the word "hippie" (spelled "hippy" on the label).The first…
Rank this Week: 74

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Oct 21

    Advice on Writing Appellate Brief

    Advice on Writing Appellate Brief
    Recently, the Hon. Victoria A. Graffeo and Lana Ivy presented a webinar “Why It Is Advantageous to Use Appellate Attorneys for Cases on Appeal” hosted by The Knowledge Group. From the Harris Beach firm blog, here are their critical…
  • Oct 20

    Dealing with Students Having a Sense of Entitlement

    Dealing with Students Having a Sense of Entitlement
    Here, we’re talking about students who claim they deserve better grades, because they feel entitled to them. Here is an academic definition of “entitlement”: “a self-centered disposition characterized by a general disregard for…
  • Oct 19

    Rules for Capitalizing the First Word after a Colon

    Rules for Capitalizing the First Word after a Colon
    The rules here follow the New York Times Manual of Style. From Geoff Pullam’s posting on the Chronicle of Higher Education: The worst trouble I have is with a curious principle governing capitalization after a colon. In Britain, what…
Rank this Week: 800

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property…

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch

An online repository for intellectual property articles, papers and news.

http://www.nlipw.com/
  • Oct 21

    Nigeria: Government to Permanently Shut Open Drug Markets by 2018

    Nigeria: Government to Permanently Shut Open Drug Markets by 2018
    All open drugs markets in Nigeria shall be permanently shut down by December 31, 2018 as drug Coordinating Wholesale Centres nationwide shall be introduced to check the menace of falsified medical products in the country. [...] The post…
  • Oct 16

    Morocco Increases Intellectual Property Official Fee

    Morocco Increases Intellectual Property Official Fee
    The Moroccan Office of Industrial and Commercial Property (OMPIC) recently announced an increase in the official fees for all Intellectual Property related matters. The increase, which became effective on October 1, 2017, affects trademarks,…
  • Oct 9

    Ending Soon: Call for Applications for Women Deliver Young Leaders Program 2018

    Ending Soon: Call for Applications for Women Deliver Young Leaders Program 2018
    Applications for the 2018 class of Women Deliver Young Leaders are now open. Women Deliver will be accepting 300 young advocates for the next class of Young Leaders. WHAT IS THE WOMEN DELIVER YOUNG LEADERS [...] The post Ending Soon: Call for…
Rank this Week: 779

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 85

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Oct 21

    AALS, adjuncts and accreditation

    AALS, adjuncts and accreditation
    The American Association of Law Schools’ reaction to an American Bar Association proposal to relax accreditation rules on the use of adjunct professors suggests that AALS is all for wider access to justice until that means competition…
  • Oct 21

    Does PLCAA shield gunmakers from liability other businesses would face?

    Does PLCAA shield gunmakers from liability other businesses would face?
    Prof. Stephen Sugarman takes up, and finds generally wanting, the claim that the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act protects the gun business from liability that other industries would face under like circumstances. “Many critics…
  • Oct 20

    Banking and finance roundup

    Banking and finance roundup
    Sources: Treasury intelligence division has unlawfully spied on and collected Americans’ private financial information [Jason Leopold and Jessica Garrison, BuzzFeed] “A majority of Americans oppose the idea of regulating CEO…
Rank this Week: 32

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Oct 21

    When It Comes To Race And Sports, Who Owns An Athlete's Opinions? : Code Switch : NPR

    When It Comes To Race And Sports, Who Owns An Athlete's Opinions? : Code Switch : NPR
    The NFL's players are 70 percent black; its fans are 83 percent white and 64 percent male, according to online sports site The Real GM. And when it comes to the current controversy over the national anthem and players taking...
  • Oct 20

    Vampire scare in Malawi has killed at least 8 people | KXAN.com

    Vampire scare in Malawi has killed at least 8 people | KXAN.com
    This isn’t the first time vigilante violence linked to vampire rumors has erupted in this country. Last time this happened was in 2002. via kxan.com
  • Oct 20

    A woman's dog died, and doctors say her heart literally broke

    A woman's dog died, and doctors say her heart literally broke
    But tests at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute -Texas Medical Center revealed something very different. Doctors instead diagnosed Simpson with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, a condition with symptoms that mimic heart attacks. It…
Rank this Week: 155

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
Rank this Week: 487

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    The Lawfare Podcast: Timothy Edgar on Mass Surveillance After Snowden

    The Lawfare Podcast: Timothy Edgar on Mass Surveillance After Snowden
    In his recent book Beyond Snowden: Privacy, Mass Surveillance, and the Struggle to Reform the NSA, civil liberties activist and former intelligence official Timothy Edgar calls for a renewed conversation on mass surveillance reform in the…
  • Oct 21

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    A district court judge in Hawaii blocked the Trump administration’s latest travel ban on Tuesday. Emma Kohse summarized the temporary restraining order. Peter Margulies argued the court was right to restrain the ban as a probable…
  • Oct 20

    D.C. District Court Issues Order in ACLU v. Matti

    D.C. District Court Issues Order in ACLU v. Matti
    The D.C. District Court issued an order in American Civil Liberties Union Foundation v. James Mattis, the ACLU's suit on behalf of the unnamed American citizen being held as an enemy combatant by the U.S. military. Judge Tanya Chutkan granted…
Rank this Week: 54

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Oct 21

    New fentanyl conspiracy charges in North Dakota and Mississippi

    New fentanyl conspiracy charges in North Dakota and Mississippi
    Fentanyl conspiracy charges were filed this week after federal grand juries in Mississippi and North Dakota charged two Chinese nationals and their American and Canadian associates with allegations of importing… read more → The…
  • Sep 29

    Chuck Person and Rashan Michel are Not Guilty

    Chuck Person and Rashan Michel are Not Guilty
    If you were surprised to learn that college basketball is infected by money, you really haven’t been paying attention. But the story told in the criminal complaint filed this week… read more → The post Chuck Person and…
  • Sep 14

    Florida Nursing Home Faces Criminal Investigation After Hurricane Irma Death

    Florida Nursing Home Faces Criminal Investigation After Hurricane Irma Death
    A Florida nursing home that lost power during Hurricane Irma is being criminally investigated after eight of its residents died due to heat-related causes. Last Sunday, The Rehabilitation Center at… read more → The post Florida…
Rank this Week: 412

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Oct 21

    Article on 'The Past, Present, and Future of Resulting Trusts'

    Article on 'The Past, Present, and Future of Resulting Trusts'
    John Mee recently posted an Article entitled, 'The Past, Present, and Future of Resulting Trusts', Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This article considers the nature and future of…
  • Oct 21

    Jerry Lewis’ Daughter on Being Left out of His Will

    Jerry Lewis’ Daughter on Being Left out of His Will
    Jerry Lewis’s will does not leave anything to or even mention anyone named Suzan. Well, so what? There are many names not mentioned in Lewis’s will. Suzan Minoret Lewis, the unmentioned Suzan, claims to be an unrecognized heir to…
  • Oct 20

    Article on The Use of Trusts in Investment Arbitration

    Article on The Use of Trusts in Investment Arbitration
    Odysseas G. Repousis recently posted an Article entitled, The Use of Trusts in Investment Arbitration, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This article is the first to address the use…
Rank this Week: 47

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    AIPPI Congress Report 13: The Business of IP: Big Data, Big Issue

    AIPPI Congress Report 13: The Business of IP: Big Data, Big Issue
    I am not "big" -I am just a collocation oflarge sets of furHow big is your data? If you ever pondered how big is "big" and where the future of Big Data is leading, you are in luck - AusKat Tom Reid (Accenture) reports from the Big Data…
  • Oct 21

    AIPPI Congress Report 12: Sparkling wine corks pop as AIPPI passes resolution on geographical indication

    AIPPI Congress Report 12: Sparkling wine corks pop as AIPPI passes resolution on geographical indication
    The AmeriKat getting herteeth into some celebratorychampagneWith people suing airlines for serving sparkling wine as opposed to champagne, the topic of geographical indications (GIs) is in the news.  It was also the subject of a…
  • Oct 20

    A defensive non-assert? Philips v Asustek and HTC

    A defensive non-assert? Philips v Asustek and HTC
    This GuestKat cut her patent litigation teeth on smart phones - back in the day when smart phones were not so smart.  She therefore had a wave of nostalgia delving into the acronyms of mobile telecommunications…
Rank this Week: 80

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off
    Health officials say about 150 people living in eight states have been sickened by Salmonella after attending a chili cook-off in Virginia. Dr. David Matson, director of the state’s Eastern Shore Health District, said by phone Wednesday…
  • Oct 20

    Baseball Fundraiser now has Salmonella and Clostridium Perfringen

    Baseball Fundraiser now has Salmonella and Clostridium Perfringen
    Columbia Health officials have released the latest numbers on the Salmonella outbreak in Caldwell Parish. According to the Louisiana Dept. of Health, 125 people are now confirmed to have a gastrointestinal illness. This is up from just under…
  • Oct 20

    Arrest Made in Human Feces Tampering Incident

    Arrest Made in Human Feces Tampering Incident
    Live 5 News reports that Investigators say a laboratory test has confirmed that a substance a man sprayed on produce at a West Ashley Harris Teeter contained human feces and E. Coli contaminates. On Friday, law enforcement charged Pau Hang…
Rank this Week: 61

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 642

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 23

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    China Scams Rising

    China Scams Rising
    Not sure why but the number of frauds from China seems to be increasing. A lot. I thought about that last week after our China lawyers received no fewer than three, but this morning was the kicker. I woke up to two of them. Five in one week…
  • Oct 17

    THE China Employment Law Guide AND Webinar

    THE China Employment Law Guide AND Webinar
    China employment law is technical and getting technicaler (yes, I made up that last word but you know what I mean). See China Employment Law: Local and Not So Simple. It is one of the most consistent problem areas for foreign companies…
  • Oct 16

    Make China Trademarks a Priority

    Make China Trademarks a Priority
    I am not a big fan of filing Madrid Protocol applications for China. In certain situations, they can work well, but when they don’t work (which is fairly often, especially when applications are filed without forethought) the trademark…
Rank this Week: 66

nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

News and comment on intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law from the UK, EC and around the world. By John Lambert.

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    BUMP

    BUMP
    Author HydragyrumReproduced with kind permission of the copyright ownerSource Wikipedia Jane Lambert Chancery Division (Mr Justice Snowden) Banner Universal Motion Pictures Ltd v Endemol Shine Group Ltd and…
  • Oct 15

    Copyright in Photographs - Pablo Star Media Ltd v Bowen

    Copyright in Photographs - Pablo Star Media Ltd v Bowen
    Author JaggeryLicence: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2-0Source Wikipedia Jane Lambert Pablo Star Media Ltd v Bowen [2017] EWHC 2541 (IPEC) (13 Oct 2017) The above photograph is of a pub in Tenby where Dylan…
  • Oct 13

    Construction of Terms in Cross-Licensing Agreements: Koninklijke Philips N.V. v Asustek Computer Incorporation and Other

    Construction of Terms in Cross-Licensing Agreements: Koninklijke Philips N.V. v Asustek Computer Incorporation and Other
    Author Milkerfish Source Wikipedia  Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication Court of Appeal (Lady Justice Arden and Lord Justices Kitchin and Floyd)  Koninklijke Philips N.V. v Asustek Computer…
Rank this Week: 510

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Oct 21

    Guardianship

    Guardianship
    From the New Yorker: Guardianship derives from the state’s parens patriae power, its duty to act as a parent for those considered too vulnerable to care for themselves. “The King shall have the custody of the lands of natural fools,...
  • Oct 20

    Divorce is Genetic

    Divorce is Genetic
    From PsyPost: Children of divorced parents are more likely to get divorced when compared to those who grew up in two-parent families — and genetic factors are the primary explanation, according to a new study by researchers at Virginia…
  • Oct 19

    Single Moms in Iceland

    Single Moms in Iceland
    From CNN: "What would a society look like without marriage?" The question popped into my brain after I stumbled across a list of countries with the most unwed mothers. With 40% of its babies born out of wedlock, America sits...
Rank this Week: 100

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/
Rank this Week: 31

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
  • Oct 21

    Address Workplace Harassment During October Stop Bullying Month

    Address Workplace Harassment During October Stop Bullying Month
    Boost workplace non discrimination, anti-harassment, anti/retaliation and other bullying prevention with October Stop Bullying Celebration.
  • Oct 15

    NIOSH Proposed Updated Occupational Safety Chemical Monitoring Rule

    NIOSH Proposed Updated Occupational Safety Chemical Monitoring Rule
    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is inviting comment on a draft chapter it proposes be published in the NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods (NMAM) used by the…
  • Oct 13

    2018 Social Security COLAs Set

    2018 Social Security COLAs Set
    Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 66 million Americans will increase 2.0 percent in 2018. The Social Security Administration announced the 2.0 cost of living adjustment (COLA) Friday…
Rank this Week: 549

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 611

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    An awkward death row moment, judges with PTSD, 'incompetent scientists using bad science,' and other storie

    An awkward death row moment, judges with PTSD, 'incompetent scientists using bad science,' and other storie
    Your correspondent has been away from the blog for most of the week, but here are a few odds and ends that merit Grits readers attention while mine is focused elsewhere:An awkward death-row momentTMW you find out the guy you're about to…
  • Oct 18

    'The Myth of the Progressive Prosecutor'

    'The Myth of the Progressive Prosecutor'
    Josie Duffy Rice has a solid piece in the NY Times on "the myth of the progressive prosecutor." Grits agrees with much of what she says, with one caveat: To me, the problem isn't the hypocrisy of a Cyrus Vance or a Kim Ogg but that…
  • Oct 15

    Bashing civilian review, crappy counsel in death penalty appeals, and other storie

    Bashing civilian review, crappy counsel in death penalty appeals, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends that merit Grits readers' attention:Civilian review in Austin brings no reformSee a report that the missus prepared for the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition detailing recommendations by Austin's civilian…
Rank this Week: 94

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Oct 21

    There is no such thing as a provisional patent

    There is no such thing as a provisional patent
    Although there is a popular misconception among inventors new to the field of inventing, the United States Patent and Trademark Office is never going to grant a provisional patent. A "provisional", as it is sometimes called, is a type of…
  • Oct 21

    VirnetX wins nearly $440 million verdict against Apple, including willful infringement damage

    VirnetX wins nearly $440 million verdict against Apple, including willful infringement damage
    On Monday, October 16th, the Internet security company VirnetX (AMEX:VHC) of Zephyr Cove, NV, announced the results of a patent litigation campaign it had pursued against Cupertino, CA-based consumer tech giant Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL).…
  • Oct 20

    Patent-Ineligible Claims Dismissed Based On Intrinsic Evidence

    Patent-Ineligible Claims Dismissed Based On Intrinsic Evidence
    The Federal Circuit heard the case of Secured Mail Solutions LLC v. Universal Wilde, Inc., where the Appellant, Secured Mail Solutions LLC (“Secured Mail”) appealed from the grant of a motion to dismiss on grounds that the claims…
Rank this Week: 116

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/
  • Oct 21

    There is no such thing as a provisional patent

    There is no such thing as a provisional patent
    Although there is a popular misconception among inventors new to the field of inventing, the United States Patent and Trademark Office is never going to grant a provisional patent. A "provisional", as it is sometimes called, is a type of…
  • Oct 21

    VirnetX wins nearly $440 million verdict against Apple, including willful infringement damage

    VirnetX wins nearly $440 million verdict against Apple, including willful infringement damage
    On Monday, October 16th, the Internet security company VirnetX (AMEX:VHC) of Zephyr Cove, NV, announced the results of a patent litigation campaign it had pursued against Cupertino, CA-based consumer tech giant Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL).…
  • Oct 20

    Patent-Ineligible Claims Dismissed Based On Intrinsic Evidence

    Patent-Ineligible Claims Dismissed Based On Intrinsic Evidence
    The Federal Circuit heard the case of Secured Mail Solutions LLC v. Universal Wilde, Inc., where the Appellant, Secured Mail Solutions LLC (“Secured Mail”) appealed from the grant of a motion to dismiss on grounds that the claims…
Rank this Week: 322

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 21

    Alex Skibine on the Last 30 Years of Indian Law in the Supreme Court

    Alex Skibine on the Last 30 Years of Indian Law in the Supreme Court
    Alexander Tallchief Skibine has posted “The Supreme Court’s Last 30 Years of Federal Indian Law: Looking for Equilibrium or Supremacy?” He presented this paper at the PLSI 50th Anniversary. Here is the abstract: Since 1831,…
  • Oct 20

    Friday Job Announcement

    Friday Job Announcement
    Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Maniilaq Association General…
  • Oct 20

    Amerind Insurance Prevails over Blackfeet Housing

    Amerind Insurance Prevails over Blackfeet Housing
    Here are the materials in Amerind Risk Management Corp. v. Blackfeet Housing Authority (D.N.M.): 42 dct order 28-1 amerind motion for summary j 33 response 36 amerind response 38 blackfeet reply Prior post here.
Rank this Week: 317

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Oct 21

    Fire Sale Discount: Evidence from the Sale of Minority Equity Stake

    Fire Sale Discount: Evidence from the Sale of Minority Equity Stake
    Asset fire sales—namely, the forced sales by distressed sellers at prices lower than what the highest potential bidder could bid if it were not financially constrained as studied by Shleifer and Vishny (1992)—have attracted much…
  • Oct 20

    Protecting Shareholder Ownership and Governance Right

    Protecting Shareholder Ownership and Governance Right
    Various efforts to reform the shareholder proposal process, SEC Rule 14a-8, ask the Securities and Exchange Commission to formally curb the ability of share owners to file proposals. The proposed reforms, including a 2014 petition by a…
  • Oct 20

    Director Networks, Turnover, and Appointment

    Director Networks, Turnover, and Appointment
    A company’s shareholders are to elect or approve the appointment of the non-executive (or supervisory) directors whose fiduciary duties include monitoring the CEO and the other executive directors. In case of continued poor corporate…
Rank this Week: 133