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100 F Street

100 F Street

Covers securities law for growing businesses. By Vanessa Schoenthaler.

http://100fstreet.com/
  • Feb 20

    ISS Releases FAQs Related to Its 2015 Proxy Voting Policie

    ISS Releases FAQs Related to Its 2015 Proxy Voting Policie
    Yesterday Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) released a set of five frequently asked questions related to select proxy voting policies for the 2015 proxy season. The first two questions address shareholder proxy…
  • Feb 16

    Catching Up on All Things Proxy Related From Last Week

    Catching Up on All Things Proxy Related From Last Week
    Among the many things Commission-related going on as of late, here’s a round of up some of the more notable proxy-related matters from the week that was February 9th. The Upcoming Proxy Voting Roundtable On Thursday the Commission…
  • Feb 9

    The SEC Issues Proposed Rules Regarding Disclosure of Hedging by Employees and Director

    The SEC Issues Proposed Rules Regarding Disclosure of Hedging by Employees and Director
    Yesterday the Securities and Exchange Commission announced the adoption of proposed rules to implement Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act which addresses disclosure of company policies…
Rank this Week: 826

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    My Non Life

    My Non Life
    For many years working in the realm of law firms I have been described as a Non – a non lawyer. It is a rather strange predicament to define yourself and your skills based on what you are not, rather than what you are. I remember when…
  • Jun 11

    Why Lexis’ Sales Approach Should Concern Law Firm Management and Leadership

    Why Lexis’ Sales Approach Should Concern Law Firm Management and Leadership
    Over the weekend, I had a nice conversation with some of my peers in other law firm departments (Marketing, IT, and other administration leaders), about the American Association of Law Libraries’ (AALL) letter to Lexis, asking that…
  • Jun 5

    Understanding the Problem that Comes with the Solution

    Understanding the Problem that Comes with the Solution
    Sometimes the change you seek causes problems you didn’t foresee. That’s not all that surprising for those of us who deal with change on a consistent basis, but it does still catch some of us off-guard when it happens. I’ve…
Rank this Week: 331

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 14

    Three little words make a fair use

    Three little words make a fair use
    Oyewole v. Ora, 291 F.Supp.3d 422 (S.D.N.Y. 2018)This case grants a motion to dismiss on fair use grounds, though it should have been on lack of substantial similarity in protected expression.Oyewole is a founding member of the spoken-word…
  • Jun 13

    Second Circuit rejects falsity by necessary implication claim for UL certification

    Second Circuit rejects falsity by necessary implication claim for UL certification
    Board-Tech Electronic Co. v. Eaton Corporation, Cooper Wiring Devices, Inc., --- Fed.Appx. ----, 2018 WL 2901336, No. 17-3829-cv (2d Cir. Jun. 11, 2018)Board-Tech and Eaton compete in the market for decorative light switches. Underwriters…
  • Jun 4

    Industry magazine publisher can be sued under Lanham Act due to allegations of financial interest in competing businesse

    Industry magazine publisher can be sued under Lanham Act due to allegations of financial interest in competing businesse
    NY Machinery Inc. v. Korean Cleaners Monthly, No. 17-cv-12269, 2018 WL 2455926 (D.N.J. May 31, 2018)Plaintiff Lee is the President of NY Machinery (NYM), which sells washing machines and dry-cleaning products, and also owns Kleaners LLC, a…
Rank this Week: 139

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
Rank this Week: 458

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    FDA working with manufacturers to withdraw Zinbryta from the market in the United State

    FDA working with manufacturers to withdraw Zinbryta from the market in the United State
    Another recall, this one on Zinbryta:On March 2, Biogen and Abbvie announced a voluntary withdrawal of Zinbryta (daclizumab), a multiple sclerosis (MS) drug, from the global market, noting concern about the drug’s evolving…
  • May 4

    Primus Announces a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots Within Expiry of Prescription Medical Food Limbrel

    Primus Announces a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots Within Expiry of Prescription Medical Food Limbrel
    News of a recall of the product known as Limbrel. From the FDA:Primus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. of Scottsdale, Arizona is voluntarily recalling all unexpired lots of Limbrel products to the patient (user/consumer) level at FDA's request. FDA has…
  • May 3

    Tasigna in the New

    Tasigna in the New
    News across the web about Tasigna:Tasigna (nilotinib) was approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration in 2007 to treat patients suffering from Philadelphia chromosome-positive Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (Ph+ CML). The…
Rank this Week: 461

AALL Spectrum Blog

AALL Spectrum Blog

A place for law librarians to discuss AALL Spectrum articles and their profession

http://aallspectrum.wordpress.com
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on this…
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on…
  • Jun 6

    The Value of Law Librarian

    The Value of Law Librarian
    Law librarians know the value of law librarians, even when they struggle to articulate that value to others. It pleases us when someone aptly describes what we do; and it satisfies even more when that praise comes from a user. One such…
Rank this Week: 658

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Nov 22

    Thanksgiving in 1810, 1910, and 2017

    Thanksgiving in 1810, 1910, and 2017
    Here we are again on the week of Thanksgiving. Accordingly, it’s time that we once again direct you to our 2010 Thanksgiving post entitled “Thanksgiving in 1810, 1910, and 2010.” Back then, in our early blogging days,…
  • Nov 15

    The Art of “Litigation” War (Part III)

    The Art of “Litigation” War (Part III)
    In this installment of Abnormal Use‘s exploration of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, we analyze the following tactics from “Attack By Stratagem,” the third chapter of the book: Thus we may know that there are five…
  • Oct 2

    DRI’s Annual Meeting

    DRI’s Annual Meeting
    As you may know, our firm, Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A. is very, very active in DRI. John Cuttino of our Columbia office serves as its president. Jim Dedman, the editor of this blog, currently acts as the liaison of the Product Liability…
Rank this Week: 108

Abogados-i

Abogados-i

Comunica al Derecho con la Sociedad.

http://www.abogados-i.com/
  • Oct 10

    Nuevo Código Civil y Comercial

    Nuevo Código Civil y Comercial
    Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación   texto completo octubre 2014 La Cámara de Diputados sancionó la reforma y unificación del Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación. El nuevo…
  • Oct 4

    Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación - Modificaciones Relevantes de la Reforma

    Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación - Modificaciones Relevantes de la Reforma
    Modificaciones relevantes del  Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación Octubre 2014 "Análisis de las principales modificaciones de la reforma, actualización y unificación de los Códigos Civil…
  • Sep 27

    Abogado VIP - Aplicación Android para Estudios Jurídico

    Abogado VIP - Aplicación Android para Estudios Jurídico
    Novedad enviada por:  Federico Fabián Elinger PROGRAMA PARA ADMINISTRACIÓN DE ESTUDIO JURÍDICO   Aplicación Android para Estudios Jurídicos Abogado VIP Hola, quiero compartir una…
Rank this Week: 688

About Broker Fraud Blog

About Broker Fraud Blog

Covers compliance rules, duty of disclosure, elder abuse and fraud. By the Hayes Law Firm.

http://aboutbrokerfraud.typepad.com/about_broker_fraud_blog/
  • Dec 6

    SEC Freeze Assets in Alleged Diamond-Themed Ponzi Scheme

    SEC Freeze Assets in Alleged Diamond-Themed Ponzi Scheme
    The SEC alleges that Richard Dalton and Universal Consulting Resources LLC (UCR) raised approximately $17 million from investors for two fraudulent offerings. The programs were generally referred to as the “Trading Program” and the…
  • Sep 28

    Arbitrators Award Ten Times Amount of Investment in Auction Rate Securities Case

    Arbitrators Award Ten Times Amount of Investment in Auction Rate Securities Case
    Last month an arbitration panel ordered the investment firm USB financial to pay over $80 million in consequential investments to Kajeet, Inc., a company who markets cellphones for kids. Kajeet’s award fell short of the $110 million…
  • Aug 30

    Raymond James Must Buy Back Auction Rate Securitie

    Raymond James Must Buy Back Auction Rate Securitie
    A Texas couple got some great news last week from the FINRA arbitration panel that ruled on their claim. The panel ruled that the Raymond James Financial Inc. and broker Larry Milton must buy back some $925,000 worth of auction…
Rank this Week: 476

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • May 15

    10 Reasons To Survey Your Property In Florida        

    10 Reasons To Survey Your Property In Florida        
    Florida home buyers are not required by law to survey their residential property before they close on their new home. However, it’s a good idea to do so because any number of issues can materially affect the value of the property and…
  • May 15

    10 Reasons To Survey Your Property In Florida        

    10 Reasons To Survey Your Property In Florida        
    Florida home buyers are not required by law to survey their residential property before they close on their new home. However, it’s a good idea to do so because any number of issues can materially affect the value of the property and…
  • Apr 17

    10 Reasons To Have A Home Inspection In South Florida          

    10 Reasons To Have A Home Inspection In South Florida          
    Under Florida Statute 468.8311, home inspection services are defined as “a limited visual examination of the following readily accessible installed systems and components of a home” performed by a licensed home inspector. …
Rank this Week: 493

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 8

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

Covers the defense of accessibility claims under the ADA and FHA. By Richard Hunt.

http://accessdefense.com
  • Jun 12

    Website accessibility under the ADA – what do new standards mean?

    Website accessibility under the ADA – what do new standards mean?
    The latest iteration of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines became effective with the publication of version 2.1. on June 5, 2018.  The newest version adds an additional 17 success criteria for compliance with WCAG, 12 of which are…
  • Jun 6

    ADA Standing “when the truth don’t lie.”

    ADA Standing “when the truth don’t lie.”
    “‘What is truth?’ said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer.” These words from Francis Bacon’s famous essay on truth often seem to apply in the earliest part of an ADA lawsuit. Truth is…
  • May 30

    Quick Hits – the ADA and FHA Memorial Day edition

    Quick Hits – the ADA and FHA Memorial Day edition
    The last couple of weeks brought a variety of decisions, most falling in to one of the familiar patterns for ADA and FHA litigation, but one or two presenting novel defenses and interesting judicial reactions. A very interesting question of…
Rank this Week: 504

Accident Blog

Accident Blog

Covers personal injury, accident prevention, and consumer issues. By the Law Offices of Michael Pines.

http://seriousaccidents.com/blog/
  • May 30

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident
    A young man has been charged with speeding and reckless driving after killing a local woman in a San Diego pedestrian accident. Lawrence Joseph Farry, 25, is facing misdemeanor charges including gross vehicular manslaughter after speeding…
  • Mar 4

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road
    We recently reported on driving tips for teenage drivers, but senior drivers need just as much advice to stay current and safe on the road, and timing couldn’t be any better since next week is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
  • Dec 30

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?
    New York City motorists may be in for a surprise once Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ordinance to collect “crash tax” becomes in-effect. The “crash tax” also referred to as an “accident tax” collects every time a car accident occurs.…
Rank this Week: 231

Adam Smith, Esq.

Adam Smith, Esq.

An inquiry into the economics of law firms. By Bruce MacEwen.

http://www.adamsmithesq.com/
  • Jun 5

    Happy Birthday, Adam Smith!

    Happy Birthday, Adam Smith!
    Born June 5, 1723, Kirkcaldy, Scotland: Died Edinburgh July 17, 1790, age 67. Of course few things are quite that simple.  June 5 was the date his baptism was recorded at Kirkcaldy church, so his actual birthday was almost surely a…
  • Jun 2

    The War for Talent Gets Teeth

    The War for Talent Gets Teeth
    Copious has been the coverage around Freshfields’ revised lockstep–for example, The Lawyer’s “Be careful what you wish for: First round of Freshfields partners hit by lockstep reform.”  It turns out that no…
  • May 29

    Letter from London

    Letter from London
    Our custom after trips of some substance is to report back to readers in the form of a “Letter From ____,” and since I spent all of last week in my Second Favorite City in the World, here you have it. Logistics and context I had…
Rank this Week: 367

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Feb 23

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law
    South Texas Law Review is hosting its 23rd Annual Symposium tomorrow, February 24, at the school's downtown campus. Information about this symposium is here. Craig Estlinbaum
  • Feb 22

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie
    The IDEA requires exhaustion of administrative remedies before bringing a due process complaint for the denial of a Free and Appropriate Education. But, what about a discrimination claim under the ADA or the Rehabilitation Act for the failure…
  • Feb 8

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State
    Governor Eric Greitens of Missouri, on Feb. 6, 2017, signed a Bill into law which makes Missouri the 28th right-to-work state. Under this new law, effective August 28, 2017, employers are barred from requiring employees to become, remain, or…
Rank this Week: 60

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Jun 14

    The “Think Like A Lawyer” Approach to Law School is Outdated

    The “Think Like A Lawyer” Approach to Law School is Outdated
    Mary E. Jutten wrote a piece in the ABA Journal titled The “Think Like a Lawyer” Approach to Law School is Outdated, which makes some interesting points that will be familiar to readers of this blog.  Her most…
  • Jun 12

    The North Korean Summit

    The North Korean Summit
    I haven’t followed the summit closely (for example, I didn’t know that it would be completed today), but some recent chatter about it did catch my attention.  The first is that President Trump did not prepare much for this…
  • Jun 12

    Law Firm Arbitration Clauses for Summer Associate

    Law Firm Arbitration Clauses for Summer Associate
    From this morning’s Inside Higher Education: A group of top law schools on Monday released the results of a survey of workplace harassment policies at law firms recruiting on their campuses. Those law schools asked the firms last month…
Rank this Week: 142

ADR Times

ADR Times

Covers alternative dispute resolution issues.

http://www.adrtimes.com/
  • May 31

    SCOTUS Adds Another Class Arbitration Case To Its Docket

    SCOTUS Adds Another Class Arbitration Case To Its Docket
    Today the Supreme Court of the United States granted certiorari in another case involving the Federal Arbitration Act.  The case, Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, comes from the Ninth Circuit and raises a variation of the question…
  • May 31

    The Times they are a Changin’

    The Times they are a Changin’
    When trawling the annals of the internet, you never know what you will find. But, every so often you stumble across a gem. Buried in the BBC archives, my scattershot googling led me to this: The Search for Agreement –…
  • May 30

    The Need For Preparation!

    The Need For Preparation!
    everal times in the past, I have discussed the need for each party to prepare for mediation for it to be successful. As you may guess, I return to this topic again because I just conducted a mediation that went nowhere fast because…
Rank this Week: 964

Advertising Law Blog

Advertising Law Blog

Provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. By Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP.

http://www.olshanlaw.com/blogs-Advertising-Law-Blog
  • Jun 14

    Florida AG Sues Popular Miami Restaurants for Deceptive 'Farm-to-Table’ Claim

    Florida AG Sues Popular Miami Restaurants for Deceptive 'Farm-to-Table’ Claim
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi filed a complaint in Miami-Dade County Circuit Court in May against a popular Miami-based restaurant operator for supplying non-locally sourced or sustainable ingredients despite claims to the contrary.…
  • Jun 13

    Sweepstakes Copywriter Receives 36-Month Prison Sentence for Role in Direct Mail Scheme

    Sweepstakes Copywriter Receives 36-Month Prison Sentence for Role in Direct Mail Scheme
    One of the early guilty pleas in the government’s crack-down on allegedly fraudulent sweepstakes and astrology direct marketing campaigns has received a 36-month prison sentence. This sentence against a supplier reflects the serious…
  • Jun 6

    Olshan to Present Consumer Protection Update on June 18th Hosted by ABA

    Olshan to Present Consumer Protection Update on June 18th Hosted by ABA
    Olshan Advertising attorneys Andrew Lustigman, Safia Anand, Tamara Carmichael, Claudia Dubón, Katelyn Patton, and Morgan Spina will give a telephonic presentation for the Consumer Protection Monthly Update on June 18, 2018, hosted by…
Rank this Week: 820

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Jan 29

    When the government does it: Part 4 After the hearing

    When the government does it: Part 4 After the hearing
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from the preceding Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.]   Okay, okay, I’ll apologize to all my readers!   Update from an extremely dilatory blogger: I frequently miss my deadlines – like the…
  • Jan 10

    When the government does it: Part 3, Similar mega-development

    When the government does it: Part 3, Similar mega-development
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.]   As we saw in Part 1, using as our source a short factual article University of Washington Daily (November 22, 2017) by student reporter Max Wasserman, the…
  • Jan 8

    When the government does it: Part 2, The city’s largest employer

    When the government does it: Part 2, The city’s largest employer
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   As we saw in the previous Part 1, using as our source a short factual article University of Washington Daily (November 22, 2017) by student reporter Max Wasserman,…
Rank this Week: 118

Against Bill Collectors

Against Bill Collectors

Covers illegal bill collection or debt collection. By Saxon, Gilmore, Carraway & Gibbons, P.A.

http://againstbillcollectors.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Ohio Law Firm Sued for Deceptive Debt Collection Practice

    Ohio Law Firm Sued for Deceptive Debt Collection Practice
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) is suing an Ohio law firm. The suit claims that Weltman, Weinber & Reis made collection calls and sent collection letters to millions of consumers stating that attorneys were…
  • Jan 5

    Payday Lender Fined for Deceptive Ads and Collection Letter

    Payday Lender Fined for Deceptive Ads and Collection Letter
    Moneytree, a payday lender, has been fined for deceptive advertising and collection letters.   Moneytree is alleged to have misled consumers with its online ads regarding charges to cash income tax-refund checks.  Some of the…
  • Apr 29

    NJ Law Firm Fined for Abusive Debt Collection Practice

    NJ Law Firm Fined for Abusive Debt Collection Practice
    The law firm of Pressler & Pressler of Parisppany, New Jersey has been fined $1 million for filing debt collection lawsuits without thoroughly investigating the evidence.  Many of the cases were based on flimsy or non-existent…
Rank this Week: 948

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Covers consumer law, arbitration, credit card fraud, credit report errors, foreclosure, and identity theft. By Watts & Herring, LLC

http://www.alabamaconsumerlawblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Definition: Second Mortgage

    Definition: Second Mortgage
    The second mortgage is the company that is second in line to be paid when you sell your house. A mortgage ties the note to the property. Continue reading
  • Feb 1

    Definition: First Mortgage

    Definition: First Mortgage
    When we say “first mortgage,” we’re talking about the first mortgage company that’s in line to be paid back. A first mortgage is where we receive a loan to buy a house. Continue reading
  • Nov 1

    “How easy is it to beat Velocity Investments LLC in Alabama?”

    “How easy is it to beat Velocity Investments LLC in Alabama?”
    “How easy is it to beat Velocity Investments LLC in Alabama?” Velocity Investmenst LLC is a debt buyer/debt collector out of New Jersey.  They claim to buy debt and then they sue in Alabama on about 10% of the debts they…
Rank this Week: 791

Alabama Law Blog of William…

Alabama Law Blog of William Pfeifer

Covers Alabama law.

http://williampfeifer.com/blog
  • Sep 13

    Can you impeach your own witness in Alabama? Rule 607 provides the answer.

    Can you impeach your own witness in Alabama? Rule 607 provides the answer.
    An issue that still arises during trials, especially jury trials, is whether a party can impeach their own witness. Impeaching your own witness means that you are attacking the testimony and/or credibility of a witness that you put on the…
  • Sep 11

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure
    Due to weather conditions created by Hurricane Irma, the following Alabama county courthouses will be closed on September 11, 2017: Barbour Blount Bullock Calhoun Chambers Cherokee Clay Cleburne Coffee Coosa Dale Elmore Etowah Geneva Henry…
  • Feb 10

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
Rank this Week: 910

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation with a focus on Alabama. By Fish Nelson LLC.

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • Jun 13

    Alabama Workers’ Compensation Rate Change Effective July 1, 2018

    Alabama Workers’ Compensation Rate Change Effective July 1, 2018
    Beginning July 1, 2018, the maximum workers’ compensation payable will be raised to $865.00 per week and the minimum will be raised to $238.00 per week. https://labor.alabama.gov/docs/guides/wc_weeklywage.pdf This blog…
  • May 13

    Compensable before Compel Says Alabama Court of Civil Appeal

    Compensable before Compel Says Alabama Court of Civil Appeal
    The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals recently released its decision in the case ofIn re: Jeffrey Donaldson v. Sears Roebuck and Co. on May 11, 2018. It’s decision confirmed that when compensability is disputed, an employer cannot be…
  • Apr 8

    Alabama Workers’ Compensation Task Force Shooting for Change in 2019

    Alabama Workers’ Compensation Task Force Shooting for Change in 2019
    “All great changes are preceded by chaos.” – Deepak Chopra    The Chaos    On May 8, 2017, a Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge issued an Order declaring the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act to…
Rank this Week: 818

Albuquerque Divorce Lawyer Blog

Albuquerque Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New Mexico family and divorce law topics, including community property, child custody and property division issues. By Collins & Collins, P.C.

http://www.collinsattorneys.com/divorceblawg/
  • Jul 10

    Domestic Violence Charges Challenging for Military Personnel

    Domestic Violence Charges Challenging for Military Personnel
    The incidence of domestic violence in the military has been so high that the Department of Defense has made special and concerted efforts to address this problem over the span of years. Rates of domestic violence are far higher among military…
  • Jul 10

    Domestic Violence Charges Challenging for Military Personnel

    Domestic Violence Charges Challenging for Military Personnel
    The incidence of domestic violence in the military has been so high that the Department of Defense has made special and concerted efforts to address this problem over the span of years. Rates of domestic violence are far higher among military…
  • Apr 20

    Taking the Kids Out of State for Summer Vacation Requires Planning and Agreement

    Taking the Kids Out of State for Summer Vacation Requires Planning and Agreement
    Questions surrounding summer vacation start coming up frequently this time of year.  One of the big and more common questions that arise is the respective parents’ rights to take the kids out of state for summer vacation.  In…
Rank this Week: 300

All About Estates

All About Estates

Covers estates, trusts, tax, litigation, guardianship and elder care.

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Jun 15

    The Risk and (Potential) Reward for Acting as an Executor [1]

    The Risk and (Potential) Reward for Acting as an Executor [1]
      For those engaged in thoughtful Will planning there comes a point in the discussion with clients about who should be an executor, what the job of an executor is and whether and how much they should be paid. More often clients want to…
  • Jun 14

    Politicians and executors: two sides of the same coin

    Politicians and executors: two sides of the same coin
    This Blog was written by Liz Bozek, The recent claim filed by Renata Ford challenging the executors of the estate of her late husband, Rob Ford, and the subsequent election of her former brother-in-law (and the subject of that claim), Doug…
  • Jun 12

    Limitation Periods – Not Available to Everyone

    Limitation Periods – Not Available to Everyone
    One of the first steps following the death of a loved one is to go through their paperwork. You never know what you will find – handwritten wills, love letters, bank statements, or written agreements confirming that the deceased is owed…
Rank this Week: 700

All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

http://www.allroadsleadtochina.com
  • Jun 29

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer
    I remember having conversations years ago about what Foxconn would do going forward, and whether or not they would be happy as the manufacturer to brands.   The WSJ article, Amid Margin Squeeze, Foxconn Designs Its Own Fate, puts…
  • Jun 9

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!
    A couple of weeks back, while riding the G train back from Nanjing, something caught my eye.  An advertisement by CCTV for what I believe could be one of the best produced shows China has put together.  At first, I had no idea what…
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
Rank this Week: 40

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 729

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 17

    "Grandma strangles rabid bobcat with her bare hands."

    "Grandma strangles rabid bobcat with her bare hands."
    ANY Post headline. The "Grandma" is a 46-year-old woman, DeDe Phillips. She was taking a photo of the animal when it "took two steps and was on top of me . . . it came for my face."“I took it straight to the ground and started inching…
  • Jun 17

    Whatever happened to the sweet comedians?

    Whatever happened to the sweet comedians?
    I ask the internet, a propos of a conversation in last night's "Deep Purple Café," which had a photograph of some lush purple flowers. Xmas said:I'm surprised they are still selling purple lupines. I thought you were far enough East…
  • Jun 17

    Some fascinating photography and dance at the Louvre...

    Some fascinating photography and dance at the Louvre...
    ... in this new Beyonce and Jay-Z video, which is called "Apeshit":There's lots of "Mona Lisa" in that video, but there's other Louvre art shown very well. Watch for "The Coronation of Napoleon" (beginning at 1:37 and then at 4:01). And the…
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American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Jun 15

    Dads Are Stepping Up Their Fight to Receive Fair Parental Leave

    Dads Are Stepping Up Their Fight to Receive Fair Parental Leave
    Everyone benefits when there’s more workplace support for fathers. When Time Warner turned me down for fair parental leave, I was worried for my family. I was caring for my sick wife, premature baby girl, and two boys. I had gone to…
  • Jun 15

    People in Jail Deserve Effective Drug Treatment Not Forced Withdrawal

    People in Jail Deserve Effective Drug Treatment Not Forced Withdrawal
    Under the ADA, opioid addiction is not a character flaw — it is a disability that requires treatment during incarceration. Nearly 30 years ago, when he was 18 years old, Sy Eubanks had surgery for a knee injury he got while competing on…
  • Jun 14

    Border Patrol Commissioner Kevin McAleenan’s Family Separation Denial

    Border Patrol Commissioner Kevin McAleenan’s Family Separation Denial
    These comments mark the administration's latest attempt to paint this inhumane policy in a decent light. It’s not working. In an interview with the LA Times published early Monday morning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner…
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An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Jun 6

    Assault With A Deadly Twitter Part IX: Battery by GIF

    Assault With A Deadly Twitter Part IX: Battery by GIF
    This is Part IX of the ongoing coverage of Assault With A Deadly Twitter. Previous entries: Can You Sue Someone For A Tweet That Induces Epilepsy? (Part I) Can Kurt Eichenwald Get Pre-suit Discovery From Twitter? (Part II) Can…
  • May 31

    Do You Break The Furniture Rules?

    Do You Break The Furniture Rules?
    The den in our house has a bit of a weird layout. We have a fireplace to one side and then the entertainment area open to an adjacent side. There are two focal points of interest. But with the way the windows and the rest of the house is laid…
  • May 1

    How Do I Prepare For A Day Long In House Interview?

    How Do I Prepare For A Day Long In House Interview?
    Recently over at r/lawyers on Reddit, someone asked how to prepare for a day-long interview at a large company. A long time LawyerSmack member and in-house lawyer responded with a really thoughtful write-up. It’s too good to not…
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An Eminent Domain Blog

An Eminent Domain Blog

Covers condemnation, property rights issues, and the law and process of eminent domain. By Biersdorf & Associates.

http://www.condemnation-law.com/blog
  • Oct 3

    IL Supreme Court Casts Doubt on Power Line Project

    IL Supreme Court Casts Doubt on Power Line Project
    IL Supreme Court concluded that Clean Line did not qualify as a public utility Developers of a $2.2 billion high-voltage power line that would cross south-central Illinois are considering their options after the Illinois Supreme Court…
  • Sep 30

    Foxconn Facing Resistance With Landowner

    Foxconn Facing Resistance With Landowner
    The proposed $10 Billion, 20 Million Square Foot Foxconn plant planned for Southeast Wisconsin appears likely to be built in Racine County. Although the location for the proposed manufacturing facility the Foxconn Technology Group plans to…
  • Apr 28

    Property Owners Need to be Paid When Land is Acquired

    Property Owners Need to be Paid When Land is Acquired
    Transco not following state eminent domain rules When an agency has to take property by eminent domain in Georgia, under the state constitution, the “taking” agency must pay the property owner before actually taking the property…
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Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C.

Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C.

Focuses on advice for small businesses and community associations.

http://andersentatecarr.wordpress.com
  • Dec 22

    Employee Non-Competes and Other Restrictive Covenants in Georgia

    Employee Non-Competes and Other Restrictive Covenants in Georgia
    It used to be that Georgia took a dim view of employee non-competes, and courts happily threw them out for technical drafting issues the vast majority of the time.  This regime, which persisted up until May of 2011, is now wistfully…
  • Nov 9

    Are you ready for December 1?

    Are you ready for December 1?
    It’s no secret, by now, that December 1 will usher in the application of the “Final Rule” – the increase of the minimum salary payable to “exempt” employees from $455 per week to $913 per week. In addition…
  • Oct 31

    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI

    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI
    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI by Patrick McDonough.   Driving under the influence of alcohol is an offense that the State of Georgia does not take lightly. Although DUIs are typically considered misdemeanors, there can be…
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Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    [Study] Virginia Counties with the Highest Drunk Driving Fatality Rate

    [Study] Virginia Counties with the Highest Drunk Driving Fatality Rate
    I regularly defend folks who are charged with DUI in Virginia. Our criminal justice system depends upon criminal defense lawyers fighting hard to limit the government’s reach and protect individual rights. At the same time, I recognize…
  • Mar 6

    [Infographic] Virginia’s Most Shocking DUI Statistic

    [Infographic] Virginia’s Most Shocking DUI Statistic
    Virginia is known for having tough laws against drunk driving and has made efforts to reduce the rates of drunk driving and alcohol-involved crashes. Despite everything that is done to discourage drivers from drinking and driving, drivers…
  • Feb 10

    How much does a VA reckless driving lawyer cost?

    How much does a VA reckless driving lawyer cost?
    If you received a reckless driving ticket, you are probably wondering what to do about it and how much does it even cost to hire a VA reckless driving lawyer? Many of my clients have never needed a lawyer before, so it’s not unusual to…
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Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto.

https://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Apr 15

    New Animal Law Journal

    New Animal Law Journal
    David Cassuto This new animal law journal comes out of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, home to the totally excellent Masters Program in Animal Law & Society (full disclosure: Our hero is a Visiting Professor in the program). The…
  • Nov 9

    Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program Legislative Policy Fellowship

    Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program Legislative Policy Fellowship
    David Cassuto An exciting opportunity.  Note the tight deadline: Applications currently being accepted for the 2017-18 Legislative Policy Fellowship through November 15, 2017. The deadline to submit applications…
  • Oct 20

    “Envisioning an Animal Anti-Cruelty Agency

    “Envisioning an Animal Anti-Cruelty Agency
    David Cassuto The Shameless Self-Promotion Desk is back in business:  Herewith an article about an article by me and a former student of mine calling for the creation of federal animal protection agencies in the United States and Brazil.…
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Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
  • Jun 8

    2018 New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest: Laurel Tallent

    2018 New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest: Laurel Tallent
    Laurel Tallent, 3L at Florida State University College of Law, is the winner of our first New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest! Laurel Tallent grew up an avid animal… The post 2018 New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest: Laurel…
  • Jun 7

    Queens County Animal Hoarder Convicted of 108 Counts of Animal Cruelty

    Queens County Animal Hoarder Convicted of 108 Counts of Animal Cruelty
    Thanks to the diligent efforts of Assistant District Attorney Nicoletta J. Caferri and ALDF Senior Staff Attorney Diane Balkin, in March 2018, the woman was found guilty of 108 counts of animal cruelty. The post Queens County Animal Hoarder…
  • Jun 1

    An Evening with the Animal Legal Defense Fund – New York City

    An Evening with the Animal Legal Defense Fund – New York City
    On Thursday, May 31, the Animal Legal Defense Fund hosted “An Evening with the Animal Legal Defense Fund” in New York City. The post An Evening with the Animal Legal Defense Fund – New York City appeared first on Animal…
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Animal Rights: The Abolitionist…

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach

Covers animal law and animal rights. By Gary L. Francione.

http://www.abolitionistapproach.com
  • Jun 11

    Abolitionist Approach Podcast: On Anthony Bourdain, Veganism, and Bad Behavior by Some “Animal People”

    Abolitionist Approach Podcast: On Anthony Bourdain, Veganism, and Bad Behavior by Some “Animal People”
    Dear Friends: Here is a podcast that Anna and I did on Anthony Bourdain. I was sitting too far away from the device. The dogs were walking around the room. We will do better! ********** If you are not vegan, please go vegan. Veganism is about…
  • Jun 4

    A Short Essay on the Meaning of “New Welfarism”

    A Short Essay on the Meaning of “New Welfarism”
    Many of those who are new to thinking about animal ethics get very upset when I say that a group or individual is “new welfarist.” Part of the problem is that these people do not know the history of the animal movement or…
  • Jun 3

    The Death of Activism and the Rise of Branding Spectacle in Animal Advocacy

    The Death of Activism and the Rise of Branding Spectacle in Animal Advocacy
    The traditional animal welfare groups never bothered much with activism. These were charities that just wanted donations. Then, in the 1980s, the “animal rights” movement arrived in the U.S. Although the movement started off with…
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Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 17

Antitrust Commentary

Antitrust Commentary

Provides commentary on recent antitrust developments. By Matthew S. Wild.

http://antitrustcommentary.com
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Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

Covers current antitrust news and regulatory developments. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
  • Jun 6

    Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Finch: Compliance Re-Evaluation?

    Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Finch: Compliance Re-Evaluation?
    On May 31, 2018, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Andrew Finch delivered an important policy statement at the ABA antitrust in a Conference in Seoul, Korea. Finch remarks of May 31, 2018. The most widely reported aspect…
  • Jun 6

    Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Finch: Compliance Re-Evaluation?

    Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Finch: Compliance Re-Evaluation?
    On May 31, 2018, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Andrew Finch delivered an important policy statement at the ABA antitrust in a Conference in Seoul, Korea. Finch remarks of May 31, 2018. The most widely reported aspect…
  • Apr 9

    California Sues Sutter Health Alleging Anti-Competitive Practice

    California Sues Sutter Health Alleging Anti-Competitive Practice
    California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in San Francisco County Superior Court on March 29, 2018 (the “Complaint”), alleging that Sutter Health (“Sutter”), one of Northern…
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Antitrust Lawyer Blog

Antitrust Lawyer Blog

Covers antitrust and international trade law. By Doyle, Barlow & Mazard PLLC.

http://www.antitrustlawyerblog.com
  • Mar 12

    Air Medical Group Negotiates Consent Decree to Resolve FTC’s Competition Concern

    Air Medical Group Negotiates Consent Decree to Resolve FTC’s Competition Concern
    On March 7, 2018, the United States Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced it entered into a settlement agreement with Air Medical Group allowing it to acquire AMR for $2.4 billion. The two providers of ambulance services…
  • Mar 9

    Trump’s DOJ Blocks JV from Permanently Combining

    Trump’s DOJ Blocks JV from Permanently Combining
    On March 5, 2018, Sparton Corporation (“Sparton”) announced the termination by Sparton and Ultra Electronics Holdings plc (“Ultra”) of their July 7, 2017 merger agreement. According to Sparton, during the review…
  • Mar 8

    FTC Blocks Cooking Oil Merger Citing Some “Hot Docs”

    FTC Blocks Cooking Oil Merger Citing Some “Hot Docs”
    On March 5, 2018, the United States Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) filed an administrative complaint alleging that J.M. Smucker Co.’s (“Smucker”) proposed $285 million acquisition of Conagra Brands,…
Rank this Week: 467

Appellate Law & Practice

Appellate Law & Practice

Covers appellate law and advocacy.

http://appellate.typepad.com/appellate/
  • Dec 10

    Giving it up.

    Giving it up.
     I am going to be discontinuing my participation in this blog in the next week or so.  If you want someone to blame, blame 1) non-lawyers; 2) furries; and 3) the victims rights/tort reform industry. 
  • Dec 8

    CA1: large law firm loses case on behalf of client

    CA1: large law firm loses case on behalf of client
     US Securities & Exch v. Tambone, No. 07-1384. This is a close case. On the one hand, the government is bringing an enforcement action regarding misleading prospectuses to sell mutual funds. On the other hand, the defendants are represented…
  • Dec 8

    CA1: It’s official. Everything is mail fraud.

    CA1: It’s official. Everything is mail fraud.
    US v. Hebshie, 07-2339 (12/4/08). This is a federal arson case. As you know, the framers of the constitution really envisioned the federal government prosecuting insurance fraud (or, as they say, “mail fraud”). The first says that pretty…
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Arbitrary and Capricious

Arbitrary and Capricious

Covers criminal law.

http://skellywright.blogspot.com/
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Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 136

Arizona Business Law Blog

Arizona Business Law Blog

Covers Arizona business law. By The Kelly Law Firm.

http://www.kellylawblog.com
  • May 24

    Facebook Defamation: Woman Must Pay $500,000 For Gossiping Online

    Facebook Defamation: Woman Must Pay $500,000 For Gossiping Online
    A woman must pony up half a million dollars over Facebook gossip.
  • Dec 17

    Youku Tudou & The State Of Online Copyright Infringement

    Youku Tudou & The State Of Online Copyright Infringement
    Copyright infringement here; copyright infringement there; copyright infringement everywhere! But fear not 20th century hold-outs, for the U.S.A.’s very own Motion Picture Association of America is at the vanguard of another…
  • Dec 17

    Youku Tudou & The State Of Online Copyright Infringement

    Youku Tudou & The State Of Online Copyright Infringement
    Copyright infringement here; copyright infringement there; copyright infringement everywhere! But fear not 20th century hold-outs, for the U.S.A.’s very own Motion Picture Association of America is at the vanguard of another…
Rank this Week: 968

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    When Can the Office of Recovery Services (“ORS”) Collect Alimony?

    When Can the Office of Recovery Services (“ORS”) Collect Alimony?
    This issue causes a lot of heartache because ORS does not uniformly implement its regulations.  Implementation often depends on the caseworker, which is very frustrating. Here is the regulatory rule governing the issue. (R527-34-2):…
  • Jun 20

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action
    When a lender forecloses on a mortgage and sells the property, it sometimes happens that the sale price does not cover the entire mortgaged amount. For example, you owe the bank $250,000 but the home only sells for $200,000 at auction. The…
  • Jun 15

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest
    Millions of Americans rely on their driver’s license to legally drive to and from work, school, the grocery store, and other destinations. Losing it after a DUI arrest can be inconvenient at best, and life-changing at the worst. The DUI…
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