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Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

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

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
Rank this Week: 224

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Oct 13

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    The Real Reason Some People Become Addicted to Drugs, The Conversation My Sudden Synaesthesia: How I Went Blind and Started Hearing Colours, Mosaic Science Scientists Somehow Just Discovered a New System of Vessels in Our Brains, The Atlantic…
  • Oct 12

    "Brief of Amici Curiae of 11 Addiction Experts in Support of Appellee"

    "Brief of Amici Curiae of 11 Addiction Experts in Support of Appellee"
    Recently posted on SSRN: "Brief of Amici Curiae of 11 Addiction Experts in Support of Appellee" GENE M. HEYMAN, Boston College - Department of Psychology SCOTT O. LILIENFELD, Emory University - Emory College of Arts and Sciences STEPHEN…
  • Oct 11

    "Neuroscience Nuance: Dissecting the Relevance of Neuroscience in Adjudicating Criminal Culpability"

    "Neuroscience Nuance: Dissecting the Relevance of Neuroscience in Adjudicating Criminal Culpability"
    Recently posted on SSRN: "Neuroscience Nuance: Dissecting the Relevance of Neuroscience in Adjudicating Criminal Culpability" CHRISTOPHER SLOBOGIN, Vanderbilt University - Law School Most scholars who have written about the role of…
Rank this Week: 168

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
  • Oct 13

    Asbestos Exposure Case Results in $8.8 Million Jury Verdict

    Asbestos Exposure Case Results in $8.8 Million Jury Verdict
    Billy Dickson was an engineer for Bell Helicopter Textron’s plant in Hurst, Texas. He held this position for the better part of 38 years. From 1962 to the late 1970s, he was exposed to asbestos through hands-on work. He was also…
  • Oct 12

    $11 Million Jury Verdict for Traumatic Brain Injury of Teen Skateboarder Struck by Car

    $11 Million Jury Verdict for Traumatic Brain Injury of Teen Skateboarder Struck by Car
    Samuel Kim was riding his skateboard in Cerritos, Calif. As he entered an intersection on a green light and began crossing at the crosswalk, Arsham Baltayan, who was driving a car in the scope and course of his job with a car dealership,…
  • Oct 2

    $21.4 Million Jury Verdict Upheld by Illinois Appellate Court in Rail Worker’s Injury

    $21.4 Million Jury Verdict Upheld by Illinois Appellate Court in Rail Worker’s Injury
    The Illinois Appellate Court has upheld a record-breaking $21.4 million jury verdict for a railroad conductor after his heel was irreparably damaged at a railyard. The Illinois Appellate Court for the 1st District rejected all of Norfolk…
Rank this Week: 100

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Court Extinguishes Volunteer Firefighter’s Whistleblower Claim

    Court Extinguishes Volunteer Firefighter’s Whistleblower Claim
    New Jersey’s Appellate Division recently ruled that volunteer firefighters are not protected by New Jersey’s whistleblower law, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (“CEPA”), because they are not…
  • Oct 6

    Court Reinstates Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Claim

    Court Reinstates Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Claim
    A recent Third Circuit opinion, Moody v. Atlantic City Board of Education, reversed a District Court’s order which had dismissed an employee’s sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit. Michelle Moody worked as a substitute…
  • Sep 30

    Omar A. López Joins Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg

    Omar A. López Joins Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg
    Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg is delighted to announce that Omar A. López has become Of Counsel to our firm.  Prior to joining us, Mr. López had his own firm in downtown Montclair at which he primarily…
Rank this Week: 942

Aviation Law Discussions

Aviation Law Discussions

Covers aviation law, safety and security. By Reigel & Associates Ltd.

http://www.aerolegalservices.com/AviationLawDiscussions.shtml
  • Oct 13

    Flight School Security Awareness Training: Are You In Compliance?

    Flight School Security Awareness Training: Are You In Compliance?
    After 9/11, the TSA determined that flight schools and flight instructors were in a position to help provide security in the aviation environment. As a result, the TSA enacted regulations requiring both flight schools and independent CFIs to…
  • Sep 8

    Pencil Whipping Has No Business In Aviation

    Pencil Whipping Has No Business In Aviation
    To this day, I am still amazed at the number of pilots and aviation professionals I run into who think it is OK to "pencil whip" a document. Some pilots trying to build time toward their next certificates/ratings may add "parker pen time" to…
  • Aug 2

    What Should You Do When ATC Asks You To Call?

    What Should You Do When ATC Asks You To Call?
    If you ever find yourself in this position, it is important to understand that you do not have to make that call. You are under no legal obligation (regulation or otherwise) to place the call. The request is not an ATC instruction under FAR…
Rank this Week: 645

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Oct 13

    HAL 9000, washing machines and AI in Law

    HAL 9000, washing machines and AI in Law
    I read this and immediately started thinking about my Saturday morning encounters with our washing machine. Walk by, put the towels in and then feed the dogs. Swing by later after grabbing morning coffee, put the towels in the dryer and put…
  • Aug 10

    Valorem recognized by in-house counsel as a Leading Collaboration Firm

    Valorem recognized by in-house counsel as a Leading Collaboration Firm
    Valorem Law Group is honored to be one of the law firms “who leading legal decision makers say are the tops in collaboration.”  According to BTI Consulting, which reported the findings of its interviews with corporate law…
  • Aug 3

    The importance of learning what does NOT need to be done, and other things.

    The importance of learning what does NOT need to be done, and other things.
    I just read an article in Law360 discussing Microsoft’s commitment to shift 90% of its work to alternative fee arrangements.  Michael Rynowecer of BTI Consulting is quoted as saying the move is “one of the most…
Rank this Week: 182

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 744

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers health care law and qui tam. By The Brod Law Firm.

https://www.healthcare-fraud-lawyer.com/
  • Oct 13

    California Judge Dismisses FCA Case Against UnitedHealth Group

    California Judge Dismisses FCA Case Against UnitedHealth Group
    In early October, a California federal judge dismissed without prejudice a False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UHG). The suit, U.S. ex rel. Swoben v. Secure Horizons, et al., alleged UHG ignored questionable…
  • Oct 6

    Drug Maker Aegerion to Pay $35 Million Settlement

    Drug Maker Aegerion to Pay $35 Million Settlement
    On Sept. 22, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that drug manufacturer, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc., a subsidiary of Novelion Therapeutics Inc., has agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay a multi-million settlement of to…
  • Sep 29

    The DOJ Prosecutes All Levels of Healthcare Fraud

    The DOJ Prosecutes All Levels of Healthcare Fraud
    There is a misconception that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is mainly interested in health care fraud and violations of the False Claim Act (FCA) from large corporations like major insurers or pharmaceutical manufacturers. However,…
Rank this Week: 898

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    Fatal Lake County Collision Involving Jeep And Semi Truck

    Fatal Lake County Collision Involving Jeep And Semi Truck
    There was a fatal collision between a Jeep and semi truck on Thursday morning (October 12, 2017) in Newport Township.  The collision, according to preliminary crash investigation findings, involved the Jeep crossing the center line and…
  • Oct 11

    Driver Distraction Caused By In-Car Technologie

    Driver Distraction Caused By In-Car Technologie
    “Distracted Driving” continues to be a substantial problem for driving safety.  Various aspects of the issue are discussed on the “Accidents Involving Distracted Driving” page.  As discussed on that page,…
  • Oct 7

    Fatal Ingleside Pickup Truck Crash

    Fatal Ingleside Pickup Truck Crash
    There was a fatal pickup truck accident Saturday morning (October 7, 2017) in Ingleside.  The crash appears to have involved a loss of control but the cause of the crash remains under investigation. An excerpt regarding the crash,…
Rank this Week: 552

The Law Blogger

The Law Blogger

Covers Michigan legal news. From the Oakland Press.

http://oplawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    Child Custody, Vaccination, and Incarceration

    Child Custody, Vaccination, and Incarceration
    The bodies are hitting the floor in family court this month. And the kerfuffle is over whether a parent can refuse court-ordered vaccinations of their minor children.Here is a summary of the two media cases exploding in the Oakland County…
  • Sep 27

    When A Business Discriminates Against Same-Sex Couple

    When A Business Discriminates Against Same-Sex Couple
    Business owners are sometimes known for the customers they refuse to serve. Old-fashioned soda counters, for example, refused to serve African American patrons for decades until the civil rights movement of the 1960s addressed, and eventually…
  • Aug 26

    Ousted Arizona Sheriff Pardoned by Trump

    Ousted Arizona Sheriff Pardoned by Trump
    That an outlier POTUS like Trump would pardon a firebrand like former Maricopa [Arizona] County Sheriff Joe Arpaigo should surprise no one; they're views are tightly aligned on the illegal immigration issue. It's just that, in this case, the…
Rank this Week: 559

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
  • Oct 12

    A Win for Arbitration Process, A Loss for the Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliot

    A Win for Arbitration Process, A Loss for the Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliot
    As a sports fan and a fan of arbitration, I have followed with interest the ongoing battles between the NFLPA and the NFL over the consequences of their unusual arbitration process. It is no surprise to those who follow arbitration that the…
  • Oct 6

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic 20th Anniversary Celebration

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic 20th Anniversary Celebration
    Twenty years ago, Pace Law School opened the first securities arbitration clinic in the country in which students, under faculty supervision, offer free representation to investors of modest means who have disputes with their securities…
  • Oct 3

    In Praise of (Good) Disagreement

    In Praise of (Good) Disagreement
    As they say, if two people always agree, one of them is unnecessary. It may seem odd that I advocate for more disagreements in a blog named Indisputably.  But that’s exactly what I’m doing.  Actually, just more good…
Rank this Week: 194

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with a focus on divorce on Maryland. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 923

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

Provides information about the law for startup and early-stage companies. By Dana H. Shultz.

http://danashultz.com/blog
  • Oct 12

    Can We Have a Corporate Incorporator?

    Can We Have a Corporate Incorporator?
    Most of us think about an individual being the party that forms a corporation. As an alternative, this post discusses the corporate incorporator, i.e., a corporation that forms another corporation. (For information about incorporators…
  • Oct 9

    Units are to LLCs as Shares are to Corporation

    Units are to LLCs as Shares are to Corporation
    I am writing this post about limited liability company (LLC) units because of a question that I answered on Quora. Please see Why would an operating agreement for an LLC have a Schedule A and also a quantity of Class A interests? LLC…
  • Oct 4

    At-will Employment – Why It Is the Norm in the U.S.

    At-will Employment – Why It Is the Norm in the U.S.
    At-will employment permits either an employer or an employee to terminate their relationship at any time for almost any reason. This post explains why at-will employment is the norm in the U.S. I am basing this post on a Quora question that I…
Rank this Week: 694

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
  • Oct 12

    NC Business Court Rules On What Constitutes An "Arbitration"

    NC Business Court Rules On What Constitutes An "Arbitration"
    You've probably never had to decide what it means to agree to arbitrate.  Usually, there is a written provision that references the AAA Rules and includes a consent to AAA's procedures as to the appointment of the arbitrator(s) and the…
  • Sep 6

    Demand Futility Isn't Dead For Derivative Actions Against Non-Profit Corporation

    Demand Futility Isn't Dead For Derivative Actions Against Non-Profit Corporation
    You probably thought that you would never again have to argue that a demand on a corporation's board of directors before filing a derivative action should be excused because it would have been futile.  That's because the North Carolina…
  • Aug 8

    NC Legislature Decides To Legislate Choice Of Law Provisions In "Business Contracts"

    NC Legislature Decides To Legislate Choice Of Law Provisions In "Business Contracts"
    The North Carolina General Assembly has decided to legislate choice of law in commercial transactions.  The new statute, enacted in June, is called the "North Carolina Choice of Law and Forum in Business Contracts Act." It will…
Rank this Week: 657

ITC 337 Law Blog

ITC 337 Law Blog

Covers International Trade Commission cases and news. By Oblon Spivak.

http://www.itcblog.com
Rank this Week: 201

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

Covers the latest trends and technology tools for Technical Services Law Librarians.

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    OCLC supports changing FAST terminology but says LCSH must take the lead

    OCLC supports changing FAST terminology but says LCSH must take the lead
    In Andrew Pace's OCLC Next post dated 14 September 2017, he addresses the discussion around changing the term "Illegal Aliens" in OCLC's Faceted Access to Subject Terminology (FAST). Pace is the Executive Director, Technical Research at…
  • Oct 10

    eBooks in the Law Library

    eBooks in the Law Library
    A recent article in Inside Higher Ed asked if medical schools still need books. The question of the role of eBooks in all types of libraries has been batted around in some form or another since the advent of eBooks. While the Inside…
  • Oct 5

    Disaster Resources for Cultural Heritage

    Disaster Resources for Cultural Heritage
    The fall brings us hurricane season and extended drought conditions have led to what feels like a never-ending wildfire season. But this year has brought us more than the natural disasters that we "expect." Earthquakes and flooding have also…
Rank this Week: 976

Grossman Law Blog

Grossman Law Blog

Covers Texas construction accidents and workplace safety. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryrelief.com/blog/
  • Oct 12

    Is Providing an Interpreter for the Deaf-Blind at a Movie Theater Required by the ADA?

    Is Providing an Interpreter for the Deaf-Blind at a Movie Theater Required by the ADA?
    I didn’t think I’d write even a single piece about movie theaters during my tenure here, and yet I’m about to do so for the third time. The offenses involved in the other two–a bad date and a questionable screening…
  • Oct 10

    (Updated) Drunk Driving Chronicle: Harris County, Texa

    (Updated) Drunk Driving Chronicle: Harris County, Texa
    Texas continues to be infamous for leading the country in drunk driving fatalities. Partly due to its size, but also due to a high rate of drunk driving, Harris County (Houston) contributes more to that dubious distinction than any other…
  • Oct 9

    If South Carolina Can Mandate Liquor Liability Insurance, Why Can’t Texas?

    If South Carolina Can Mandate Liquor Liability Insurance, Why Can’t Texas?
    Good news, South Carolinians! Legislators in your state passed a law in June requiring bars and restaurants that sell alcohol past 5 p.m. to have liability insurance policies of at least $1 million. Under the new law, these businesses will…
Rank this Week: 319

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Oct 12

    Tech Thursday: Tune Up Your PC

    Tech Thursday: Tune Up Your PC
    Is you computer running slow? Click Here to read PCMag's article on the best Tune-Up Utilities for 2017.
  • Oct 5

    Tech Thursday: How To Unsubscribe From Email List

    Tech Thursday: How To Unsubscribe From Email List
    Click Here to read PCMag.com's article on how to unsubscribe from email lists.
  • Sep 24

    U.S. Code Gets a New Title 34 (Crime Control and Law Enforcement)

    U.S. Code Gets a New Title 34 (Crime Control and Law Enforcement)
    The United States Code now has a new Title 34. Although Title 34 has been empty since 1956, it is now captioned Crime Control and Law Enforcement. However, there is no new content. It is simply a reorganization of content...
Rank this Week: 312

Austin Immigration Lawyer Blog

Austin Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news and family-based immigration law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.austinimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill Officially Making California a “Sanctuary State”

    Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill Officially Making California a “Sanctuary State”
    In a move that cements California’s refusal to join the Trump administration’s anti-immigration crusade, California Governor Jerry Brown has just signed a bill limiting the cooperation between federal immigration agencies and…
  • Oct 9

    How Family-Based Immigration Is Going To Change Under Trump

    How Family-Based Immigration Is Going To Change Under Trump
    The Trump administration’s immigration crackdown has so far mostly consisted of reforms in enforcement. These include the increased deployment of ICE agents and so-far successful defunding of so-called sanctuary cities—communities…
  • Oct 5

    Fate of Visa Lottery Winners Now in High Court’s Hand

    Fate of Visa Lottery Winners Now in High Court’s Hand
    The refusal of one federal judge to overrule President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban against Muslim-majority countries, has put the fate of four families—two from Iran and two from Yemen—who won the annual…
Rank this Week: 760

Ad Defense Law

Ad Defense Law

Covers advertising law and consumer class action law. By Holland & Hart LLP.

http://adlawdefense.com/
  • Oct 12

    Is Coconut Oil “Healthy”?

    Is Coconut Oil “Healthy”?
    ** What are Courts Making of the Plentiful Health Claims Made About Coconut Oil? **                                           …
  • Oct 12

    Supreme Court Skips on Ascertainability

    Supreme Court Skips on Ascertainability
    ** High Court Won’t Weigh in on Whether “All Natural” Class Requires Ascertainability **                                     …
  • Sep 25

    No Love from FDA

    No Love from FDA
    **FDA Warns Bakery it Cannot Label “Love” As An Ingredient **                                               …
Rank this Week: 858

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

Tracks judicial developments in Maryland business law. By the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

http://marylandbusinesslawdevelopments.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    Sprye v. Ace Motor Acceptance Corp. (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)

    Sprye v. Ace Motor Acceptance Corp. (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)
    Filed:  September 29, 2017Opinion by:  Judge Anne K. AlbrightHolding:  Although Maryland is a “two-party” consent state under the Maryland Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act and therefore requires prior…
  • Oct 10

    Small Business Financial Solutions, LLC v. Pearl Beta Funding, LLC (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)

    Small Business Financial Solutions, LLC v. Pearl Beta Funding, LLC (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)
    Filed: September 29, 2017Opinion by: Harry C. StormHolding: A claim that a small business finance lender tortiously interfered with a contract and with the rights of a senior secured lender under the UCC could not be resolved on summary…
  • Oct 9

    Bainbridge St. Elmo Apts v. White Flint Express Realty (Ct. of Special Appeals)

    Bainbridge St. Elmo Apts v. White Flint Express Realty (Ct. of Special Appeals)
    Filed: July 18, 2017Opinion By: RakerHolding: Bainbridge was liable for White Flint's attorney's fees under an express attorney fees shifting provision found in the indemnification agreement between the parties.Facts: The case involves a…
Rank this Week: 289

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers disability claims and lawsuits. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.longtermdisabilityblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    How Important Is The Support Of My Doctor In Obtaining Disability Insurance Benefits?

    How Important Is The Support Of My Doctor In Obtaining Disability Insurance Benefits?
    Disability insurance attorneys Cesar Gavidia and Gregory Dell stress the importance of strong medical support from a treating doctor. Lack of support from a treating doctor will result in the denial of long term disability benefits. The…
  • Aug 25

    Court Rejects Expanded Mental Illness Limitation to Coverage

    Court Rejects Expanded Mental Illness Limitation to Coverage
    In Jarillo v. Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co., Judge Michael M. Anello of the United States District Court of the Southern District of California held that plaintiff Marife Jarillo met her burden of proof and was entitled to benefits under…
  • Jul 5

    Is Pain Enough to get Disability Insurance Benefits?

    Is Pain Enough to get Disability Insurance Benefits?
    A medical diagnosis and medical records are needed to inform the insurance company of your medical condition. Just as important is documentation from your doctor to communicate the extent of your condition. In this video, attorney Gregory…
Rank this Week: 490

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

Discusses short-term and long-term disability cases. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 489

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Oct 12

    Marc Randazza reacts to the Las Vegas shooting in his most recent CNN column

    Marc Randazza reacts to the Las Vegas shooting in his most recent CNN column
      In his latest CNN opinion column, Vegas based attorney Marc Randazza reacted to the brutal mass shooting that happened in Las Vegas on October 2, 2017. Fortunately, neither Marc Randazza, nor his family members or friends, were harmed…
  • May 29

    WordPress Plugin For Avvo Star Rating And Review

    WordPress Plugin For Avvo Star Rating And Review
    Lawyers, here are two easy-to-use plugins for WordPress that publish your star rating and reviews from Avvo.com directly to your website. WiserBrand team activated it on my website FREE of charge. Please take a look! Avvo Reviews Avvo…
  • May 10

    Jail For Laughing Protester Is An Outrage

    Jail For Laughing Protester Is An Outrage
    Marc Randazza’s most recent CNN column analyzes the recent conviction of Code Pink Protestor Desiree Fairooz after the media suggested she had been arrested merely for, “laughing at Jeff Sessions” during a Congressional…
Rank this Week: 140

New York Probate and Estate…

New York Probate and Estate Administration Blog

Published by Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.newyorkprobateestateadministration.com/
  • Oct 11

    The Matter of West

    The Matter of West
    NY Slip Op 01314 February 21, 2017 On October 19, 2015, the Surrogates Court entered a will into probate. The court granted the respondent’s motion for summary judgment. Continue reading
  • Sep 20

    Court Decides if Signature on Will is Proper

    Court Decides if Signature on Will is Proper
    A New York Probate Lawyer said that, in this contested probate proceeding, the Court determines that the propounded instrument was not executed as required by Decedent Estate Law, § 21. This statute requires by subdivision 2 thereof,…
  • Sep 16

    Petitioner Seeks to Revoke Letters of Administration

    Petitioner Seeks to Revoke Letters of Administration
    In this miscellaneous proceeding, the respondent, administrator de bonis non, moves to dismiss the petition by two alleged creditors for revocation of his letters pursuant to CPLR 3211 (a) (2) and (3). A New York Probate Lawyer said that the…
Rank this Week: 763

FOSS Patents

FOSS Patents

Covers software patent news and issues with a focus on wireless and mobile devices. By Florian Mueller.

http://www.fosspatents.com
Rank this Week: 511

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Oct 11

    Security Failure? Brookfield Apartment Victims May Have Avenue for Justice

    Security Failure? Brookfield Apartment Victims May Have Avenue for Justice
    Could These East Point Apartment Crimes Have Been Prevented? Local News City officials are reportedly cracking down on an East Point apartment complex, deemed a “nuisance” six months ago. According to WSB-TV 2, a judge has ordered…
  • Oct 3

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Teen Killed, 1 Injured in Norcross Nightclub Shooting

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Teen Killed, 1 Injured in Norcross Nightclub Shooting
    Did a fatal security lapse contribute to the death of this young man? Local News A shooting outside a Norcross nightclub reportedly claimed the life of 19-year-old Dominiquo Riley and left a woman injured Sunday morning, October 1, 2017.…
  • Oct 3

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Teen Killed in Mountain Crest Apartment Shooting

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Teen Killed in Mountain Crest Apartment Shooting
    Did a security failure contribute to the tragic death of this young man? Local News A shooting outside the Mountain Crest apartment complex in Stone Mountain reportedly claimed the life of a 19-year-old Monday evening, October 2, 2017.…
Rank this Week: 188

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum

Covers business and privacy law. By Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://cybersecurity.jmbm.com/
  • Oct 11

    Think Twice Before Logging on to Public Wi-Fi

    Think Twice Before Logging on to Public Wi-Fi
    At the airport, in a coffee shop or hotel lobby? Think twice before logging on to that free Wi-Fi. What’s not to love about free, public Wi-Fi?  It’s free. It’s easy. A couple of clicks and you’re connected to the…
  • Oct 5

    Michael Gold Nominated as a Leader in Cybersecurity Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal

    Michael Gold Nominated as a Leader in Cybersecurity Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal
    LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that Michael A. Gold, co-chair of JMBM’s Cybersecurity & Privacy Group and co-author of the Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum, has been nominated by…
  • Sep 29

    Responding to a Data Breach: CEOs Should Develop a Narrative That Responds to Customers and Regulator

    Responding to a Data Breach: CEOs Should Develop a Narrative That Responds to Customers and Regulator
    The cybersecurity breaches this month of Equifax and Deloitte—both firms that tout the value of their data and security acumen—show that no company is immune to hacking. But there is one thing that smart companies can do, both…
Rank this Week: 801

BlogIP - Galvani Legal's Blo

BlogIP - Galvani Legal's Blo

Covers intellectual property law.

http://www.galvanilegal.com/blog
Rank this Week: 622

Sports and Outdoor Recreation Blog

Sports and Outdoor Recreation Blog

Covers sports law. By Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie.

https://blog.lrrc.com/outdoor/
  • Oct 11

    Making Your Passion Your Paycheck: Legal Issues for Entrepreneur

    Making Your Passion Your Paycheck: Legal Issues for Entrepreneur
    Whether your passion is rock climbing, camping, skiing, yoga or scuba diving, starting a company that combines your passion with the opportunity to pay your bills can be exciting and overwhelming. Perhaps the scariest part of any such…
  • Oct 9

    CBP to Ban Imports Made by North Korean Workers Regardless of Location

    CBP to Ban Imports Made by North Korean Workers Regardless of Location
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently announced that it will block imports of goods that were produced with North Korean labor even though North Korean workers were employed outside of North Korea. The announcement was made after…
  • Oct 4

    Perils of Using Social Media to Run Promotion

    Perils of Using Social Media to Run Promotion
    Social media has become a preferred medium for operators to disseminate information and sell their products/services, connect with their customers and strengthen their brand. With this availability and convenience, also comes numerous…
Rank this Week: 505

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 11

    Call for Papers - Flags, Identity, Memory: Critiquing the Public Narrative through Color

    Call for Papers - Flags, Identity, Memory: Critiquing the Public Narrative through Color
    Flags, Identity, Memory: Critiquing the Public Narrative through ColorAnne Wagner and Sarah Marusek (eds)In our project, the identification of “identity” employs culturally specific color codes and images that conceal assumptions…
  • Oct 9

    New Publications from Klaus Schwarz Verlag, Berlin

    New Publications from Klaus Schwarz Verlag, Berlin
    New Publications / NeuerscheinungenKlaus Schwarz Verlag New releases / Neuerscheinungen 2017/2018Gábor HamzaStudies on Legal Relations between the Ottoman Empire/the Republic of Turkey and Hungary, Cyprus, and MacedoniaSelected Essays…
  • Oct 3

    Juris Diversitas 6th Annual Conference, Call for Paper

    Juris Diversitas 6th Annual Conference, Call for Paper
    CALL FOR PAPERSJURIS DIVERSITAS6th ANNUAL CONFERENCEJune 25-27, 2018Potchefstroom, South AfricaIn partnership withFaculty of Law, North-West University, Potchefstroom & the Centre for Comparative Law in Africa Law, Roots &…
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Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • Oct 11

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule
    by Robby Stubley Recent changes to Georgia’s laws have made changes that impact businesses and their decision makers.  Specifically, House Bill 192, codified at O.C.G.A. § 7-1-490(c) for banks and O.C.G.A. § 14-2-830(c)…
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
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Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 11

    Traffic Deaths Jump For A Second Year In Row

    Traffic Deaths Jump For A Second Year In Row
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Can I represent myself on a traffic ticket?” Last year was a bad year from a traffic and safety perspective. According to recently released numbers from the Department of…
  • Sep 27

    The Pros and Cons of Dashcam

    The Pros and Cons of Dashcam
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: ” What should I do if I’m injured as a passenger in a car accident?” Though you may have heard of dashcams (dashboard cameras) before, you may have thought…
  • Sep 20

    Illinois Supreme Court Takes Steps To Tighten Rules Regarding Jurisdiction

    Illinois Supreme Court Takes Steps To Tighten Rules Regarding Jurisdiction
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?” For those not in the personal injury world, issues involving jurisdiction (which deals with the place where a…
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Court News Ohio

Court News Ohio

Provides case announcements and decision highlights. From the Supreme Court of Ohio and Ohio Government Telecommunications.

http://www.courtnewsohio.gov/
  • Oct 11

    Court Can Move Forward on Charter School Land Dispute

    Court Can Move Forward on Charter School Land Dispute
    The Ohio Supreme Court today clarified that the “jurisdictional priority” rule does not apply to two cases filed in the same division of the same court, and that the case in which a defendant is first properly notified is the case…
  • Oct 10

    Court Hears Asbestos-Related Lawsuit Then Travels to Marietta for Off-Site Court

    Court Hears Asbestos-Related Lawsuit Then Travels to Marietta for Off-Site Court
    The Ohio Supreme Court will consider the appeal of an asbestos-related wrongful-death lawsuit and two attorney disciplinary cases next week during oral arguments in Columbus.
  • Oct 10

    Evidence Can Be Used When Police with Warrant Improperly Enter Premise

    Evidence Can Be Used When Police with Warrant Improperly Enter Premise
    If a police officer with search warrant violates Ohio’s “knock-and-announce” law, the criminal evidence obtained during the search can still be used to prosecute the suspect, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.
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Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Oct 11

    Defamation suits against Southern Poverty Law Center

    Defamation suits against Southern Poverty Law Center
    When is criticism against your organization grounds for a defamation suit? In a handful of recent lawsuits filed in recent months, groups designated as "hate groups" by the Southern Poverty Law Center have sued both SPLC (and, in…
  • Oct 10

    NASCO Conference: Impact of Technology on Charities Regulation

    NASCO Conference: Impact of Technology on Charities Regulation
    Last week, the National Association of State Charities Officials held their annual conference on the impact of technology on charities regulation. It will be interesting to see if any new initiatives come out of this conference, but I hear…
  • Oct 10

    Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund sued for using Audrey Hepburn's Name

    Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund sued for using Audrey Hepburn's Name
    Sean Hepburn Ferrer, son of Audrey Hepburn, recently sued the charity bearing his mother's name over a dispute over the charity's use of Hepburn's name on merchandise. From Reuters: Sean Hepburn Ferrer, who once chaired the Audrey Hepburn…
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Australian Gay and Lesbian Law…

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law Blog

Covers the impact of relationship laws on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://lgbtlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 10

    International Bar Association conference presentation

    International Bar Association conference presentation
    Yesterday I presented to the International Bar Association conference about how Australia regulates surrogacy: <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]--> <!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false …
  • Sep 20

    Welcome to the maze of surrogacy parenting!

    Welcome to the maze of surrogacy parenting!
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  • Sep 15

    What the High Court has said about the "traditional" view of marriage

    What the High Court has said about the &quot;traditional&quot; view of marriage
    One of the arguments against equal marriage is the argument that to enable equal marriage is  therefore to vary from traditional marriage, and to invoke religion. Traditional marriage is said to be, of course, the union of one man and one…
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GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

Covers global developments in labor and employment law. By Greenberg Traurig.

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    Important Changes to Dutch Labour Law

    Important Changes to Dutch Labour Law
    On 10 October, after a record 208 days of negotiations, the prospective coalition partners for a new government in the Netherlands presented their coalition agreement (regeerakkoord). The agreement will be the basis for a new Dutch coalition…
  • Sep 6

    A Closer Look At FLSA’s Computer Professional Exemption

    A Closer Look At FLSA’s Computer Professional Exemption
    Shareholder Jerrold Goldberg, with the assistance of Practice Group Attorney Melanie Sarver, recently published an article in Law360 discussing the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA requires the payment of overtime to all employees…
  • Sep 1

    Court Invalidates DOL Overtime Rule, Holds Increased Salary Test is Contrary to Congressional Intent and Exceeds DOL Authority

    Court Invalidates DOL Overtime Rule, Holds Increased Salary Test is Contrary to Congressional Intent and Exceeds DOL Authority
    On Nov. 22, 2016, a Texas federal court stayed implementation of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) rule amendment which would have roughly doubled the minimum salary threshold for many employees to be considered exempt from federal…
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In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Oct 10

    Susskind on legal education: reactions from law school leader

    Susskind on legal education: reactions from law school leader
    Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by Law.com, Oct. 10, 2017 “Legal education is better than Richard Susskind realizes.”
  • Oct 9

    Compelled association

    Compelled association
    Catherine Fisk quoted by Slate, Oct. 9, 2017 As professors Catherine Fisk and Margaux Poueymirou have persuasively argued, though, that if the Supreme Court holds that compulsory fair share fees are unconstitutional because they require…
  • Oct 9

    Savoring life on Earth — while I keep my nuclear survival kit ready

    Savoring life on Earth — while I keep my nuclear survival kit ready
    Susan Gluss writes for San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 9, 2017 The political noise, partisan gabfests and air-wave chatter obscure the fact that we are simply human, an animal species whose time is limited. Out of all the possible combinations…
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TeleFrieden

TeleFrieden

Covers legal, regulatory, marketplace and cultural issues affecting the information, communications and entertainment industries. By Rob Frieden.

http://telefrieden.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 10

    What’s a Fair Burden of Proof in Forecasting Future Benefits, or Harms?

    What’s a Fair Burden of Proof in Forecasting Future Benefits, or Harms?
               On many occasions, the FCC and reviewing courts have to decide who bears the burden of proving something, what they have to prove and how convincing they have to be. Far too often,…
  • Oct 10

    Would You Pay a 400% Surcharge for Connected Networks?

    Would You Pay a 400% Surcharge for Connected Networks?
              With the well past due retirement of America Online’s Instant Messenger, I thought about  interconnectivity concerns in light of AOL’s market dominance.  Years ago, advocates worried…
  • Sep 22

    Winners and Losers in the Sprint-TMobile Merger

    Winners and Losers in the Sprint-TMobile Merger
                In this age of easily borrowed billions, outdated antitrust policy and largely libertarian regulatory oversight, the information, communications and entertainment…
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Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Oct 10

    Trademark Rights Paramount to Contract Rights for Domain Name

    Trademark Rights Paramount to Contract Rights for Domain Name
    UDRP decisions come down from providers (principally from WIPO and the Forum) at the rate of 7 to 10 a day. Complainants mostly prevail; this is because in 90% of the cases (more or less that percentage) respondents have no plausible defense…
  • Oct 10

    Trademark Rights Paramount to Contract Right

    Trademark Rights Paramount to Contract Right
    UDRP decisions come down from providers (principally from WIPO and the Forum) at the rate of 7 to 10 a day. Complainants mostly prevail; this is because in 90% of the cases (more or less that percentage) respondents have no plausible defense…
  • Sep 26

    Principles, Factors, and Elements that Promote or Undermine the Outcome of UDRP Case

    Principles, Factors, and Elements that Promote or Undermine the Outcome of UDRP Case
    Panels adjudicating cybersquatting claims, defenses, and rebuttals under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) expect parties to prove their contentions, and this means having a working understanding of what this entails.…
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Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Oct 10

    Consumers Demand More from Your Website

    Consumers Demand More from Your Website
    I had such a great time last week at the WealthCounsel Symposium in Hollywood, CA. Great friends, great venue, and terrific weather! On Wednesday afternoon I had the privilege of presenting on the topic, "Making Digital Your #1 Source…
  • Oct 9

    Read This Before The Summit

    Read This Before The Summit
    Written by Kelly Myers, Marketing Director The Summit is all about reinventing your practice. Reinventing your processes. Reinventing your mindset. That’s A LOT of change, which isn’t easy. Especially when you’re changing the practice…
  • Oct 6

    Equine Education Breaking Into The Legal Field

    Equine Education Breaking Into The Legal Field
    Written by Dana Alley, Senior Account Manager 2017 has been the year of opportunity! In May, I traveled to the Equine Experiential Learning C2 Certification Course in Sonoma County, California. The beautiful countryside and exquisite…
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Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Covers credit card and other debt suit litigation in Texas from the defense side, including substantive legal and evidentiary issues, and comparative analysis of pleadings, legal theories, and litigation strategy. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://debt-suit-litigation-in-texas.blogspot.com
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Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC…

Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC Blog

Trademark, brand and social media news, analysis and tips.

http://www.erikpelton.com/resources/
  • Oct 10

    US trademark application filings increased more than 10% in FY2017

    US trademark application filings increased more than 10% in FY2017
    The US economy continues to grow. Trademark applications have always been a leading indicator of economic trends. Here are the recent USPTO filing statistics through September 30, 2017, the end of FY2017, the government’s fiscal…
  • Oct 4

    Recent trademark registrations highlight pun brand names and slogan

    Recent trademark registrations highlight pun brand names and slogan
    Creative marks abound. While it can be challenging to come up with a creative brand name or slogan, it is worth it when they stand out. Below are some recent puns and plays on words registered at the USPTO (click … Continue reading…
  • Oct 2

    Beware of trademark scam from WOTRA – World Organization of Trademark

    Beware of trademark scam from WOTRA – World Organization of Trademark
    Yet another recent scam targeting trademark holders. This one costs $2,950.00.  Its value = zero, zilch, nada, nothing. The publication – if it even exists – is irrelevant and provides no real benefit. Even if they charged…
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International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Oct 9

    International Law Weekend 2017 - Program and Registration Information

    International Law Weekend 2017 - Program and Registration Information
    The American Branch of the International Law Association (AmBranch or ABILA) and the International Law Students Association (ILSA) are about to host yet another edition of the popular and well-worth-your-time International Law Weekend from…
  • Sep 27

    Cherif Bassiouni, a Giant in the Field of International Criminal Law, has Died at Age 79

    Cherif Bassiouni, a Giant in the Field of International Criminal Law, has Died at Age 79
    We are still stunned by the sad news of the passing of Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni. Born in Cairo, Egypt in 1937, M. Cherif Bassiouni immigrated to the United States in 1962. He was an Emeritus Professor of Law at...
  • Sep 27

    Lawyers Can Help Puerto Rico and Other Places Hit by Hurricane

    Lawyers Can Help Puerto Rico and Other Places Hit by Hurricane
    The American Bar Association Section of International Law was scheduled to meet next month in San Juan in a pre-meeting module just prior to its Fall Meeting in Miami. That meeting in San Juan has been postponed because of the...
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Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Oct 9

    Surgeons are Finally Tuning in to Stryker Trunnion Failure Case

    Surgeons are Finally Tuning in to Stryker Trunnion Failure Case
    We have been investigating Stryker trunnion failure cases since 2012. During our involvement in Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II stem failures and subsequent recall we began receiving inquiries into Stryker monoblock stem trunnion failures. At…
  • Oct 2

    Heater-Cooler Infection Spreads at Children’s Hospital, Affects 12 Pediatric Patient

    Heater-Cooler Infection Spreads at Children’s Hospital, Affects 12 Pediatric Patient
    One dozen children contracted the rare bacterial infection mycobacterium abscessus following pediatric-heart surgery at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans. The rash of heater-cooler infection cases prompted swift action from the…
  • Sep 28

    Patients Face Firmware Updates To Prevent Pacemaker Hacking

    Patients Face Firmware Updates To Prevent Pacemaker Hacking
    Almost half a million pacemakers implanted in patients with heart disease have been recalled because of a scary and shocking scenario: The life-saving devices could be tampered with remotely by computer hackers – pacemaker hacking is…
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