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Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

By Cobb Law Group.

http://online.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…
Rank this Week: 718

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…
Rank this Week: 349

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.
Rank this Week: 146

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

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

    Individual Pleads to Criminal Bid-rigging For Condo Project

    Individual Pleads to Criminal Bid-rigging For Condo Project
    October 11, 2017 On October 10, 2017, the Competition Bureau (Bureau) announced that another individual has pleaded guilty to rigging bids in relation to a condominium development project investigation (see: here). In this case, an estimator…
  • Oct 4

    Digital Marketing Strategies and Legal Issues For Associations & Their Member

    Digital Marketing Strategies and Legal Issues For Associations & Their Member
    October 4, 2017 I am pleased to be presenting again at the Canadian Society of Association Executive’s (CSAE) National Conference – this year in St. John’s, Newfoundland. I’ll be co-presenting a session this year,…
  • Sep 28

    Supreme Court Confirms Crown Immunity in Competition Class Action

    Supreme Court Confirms Crown Immunity in Competition Class Action
    September 28, 2017 It is relatively uncommon for the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) to hear competition law cases. However, in an interesting decision handed down earlier today (Canada (Attorney General) v. Thouin), the SCC confirmed the…
Rank this Week: 759

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…
Rank this Week: 997

Erlich Law Office Family Law Blog

Erlich Law Office Family Law Blog

By Erlich Law Office, LLC.

http://erlichlegal.com/blog/
  • Oct 10

    How Mental Illness Impacts Child Custody

    How Mental Illness Impacts Child Custody
    Many parents with mental illness will face a number of challenges regarding child custody. Unfortunately, many of these individuals don’t seek mental health services out of fear of losing custody. The custody loss rate for parents who…
  • Sep 14

    The Lifespan of Child Support in Illinoi

    The Lifespan of Child Support in Illinoi
    While child support in Illinois usually ends when a child reaches the age of majority, the child’s specific circumstances can significantly impact the lifespan of support payments. School status, emancipation, and disability may also…
  • Sep 7

    Modifying the Allocation of Parental Responsibilitie

    Modifying the Allocation of Parental Responsibilitie
    While the allocation of parental responsibilities is finalized with an Allocation Judgement entered in a divorce or parentage case, this enforceable court order is modifiable under certain circumstances. However, there is a specific process…
Rank this Week: 655

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…
Rank this Week: 938

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…
Rank this Week: 30

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…
Rank this Week: 182

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.…
Rank this Week: 347

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    MA Xarelto Lawsuit Update

    MA Xarelto Lawsuit Update
    Xarelto is an anticoagulant (blood thinner) used to treat certain medical conditions, such as atrial fibrillation, stroke, and deep vein thrombosis. Although this drug and others in its class are quite effective, they carry the risk of…
  • Oct 6

    Invokana Lawsuit Update

    Invokana Lawsuit Update
    Invokana is a prescription medication used to control blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. The drug works with the kidneys to eliminate excess blood sugar through the passing of urine. Although effective at reducing glucose…
  • Sep 22

    Schizophrenia Drug Recalled for Dangerous Defect

    Schizophrenia Drug Recalled for Dangerous Defect
    In May 2017, Teva Pharmaceuticals initiated a recall of its schizophrenia drug, Paliperidone. According to a report released by the pharmaceutical company, the drug may not be dissolving properly, which could lead to less-than-sufficient…
Rank this Week: 628

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
Rank this Week: 84

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...
Rank this Week: 978

Indiana Intellectual Property &…

Indiana Intellectual Property & Technology Blog

Covers intellectual property & technology law, news and events, particularly focusing on stories that directly affect Indiana. By Kenan Farrell.

http://indianaintellectualproperty.com/
Rank this Week: 784

IRS Problem Solver Blog

IRS Problem Solver Blog

Covers IRS problems and how to solve them. By Darrin Mish.

http://www.getirshelp.com/irsblog
  • Oct 9

    Why Do Most Bankruptcy Attorneys Claim You Cannot Discharge IRS Taxes?

    Why Do Most Bankruptcy Attorneys Claim You Cannot Discharge IRS Taxes?
    The short answer? A bankruptcy attorney is not a tax attorney. The long answer? Bankruptcy cannot always discharge IRS taxes. There are specific rules to qualify for such a discharge. Most bankruptcy attorneys either don’t understand…
  • Oct 9

    Difference Between A Tax Law Firm And A Tax Representation Company

    Difference Between A Tax Law Firm And A Tax Representation Company
    I have had people come up to me and ask whether my firm offers tax representation services. I always wind up explaining the difference between what we do and tax representation. A tax representation company works with international…
  • Oct 9

    How many times can the IRS take money out of my bank account?

    How many times can the IRS take money out of my bank account?
    An IRS bank levy is typically issued for a one time pull from your bank account, but the bank holds those funds for 21 days before forwarding them to the IRS. The reason for the 21 days is simple. The IRS hopes that you will call and make…
Rank this Week: 647

bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • Oct 9

    Prop 65 Warnings Pop Up on TTB Label

    Prop 65 Warnings Pop Up on TTB Label
    In the past, for a long time, TTB would say no warnings are allowed, but for those mandated by Congress:  “According to the Surgeon General…” (as to getting pregnant, driving and whatnot). Slowly but surely, however,…
  • Sep 12

    CBD Update

    CBD Update
    TTB approved this label July 18, 2017. There are very few other TTB labels that mention CANNABIS and SATIVA. Perhaps this product has hemp seeds, along the lines of this 2014 label approval. Then again, perhaps the Lithuanian product…
  • Sep 8

    Nutritious, Vitamin Wine

    Nutritious, Vitamin Wine
    This deftly navigates the differences between FDA and TTB rules. If it had a little more alcohol, or a different type of alcohol, at least these 5 noted things probably would not fly. So far as we know, TTB does not allow electrolyte…
Rank this Week: 890

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Oct 9

    Why You Must Pay Your Mortgage Directly After Filing Chapter 13

    Why You Must Pay Your Mortgage Directly After Filing Chapter 13
    If you are behind on your mortgage, you can use Chapter 13 to stop a pending foreclosure and repay missed payments over the 5 year term of your Chapter 13 plan. However, filing your Chapter 13 case is only the first step in saving your home.…
  • Aug 3

    Georgia Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Mortgage Lenders Over Homeowners in Important Decision

    Georgia Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Mortgage Lenders Over Homeowners in Important Decision
    A 2017 ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court most likely represents a significant weakening to a consumer protection provision contained in Georgia’s home foreclosure law. Georgia law allows what is known as a non-judicial foreclosure.…
  • Jul 24

    What Happens After Your Chapter 13 Plan is Confirmed?

    What Happens After Your Chapter 13 Plan is Confirmed?
    When your Chapter 13 plan is confirmed, it means that the bankruptcy judge assigned to your case has formally approved your plan of reorganization and all creditors are bound to the terms of your plan. In the Northern District of Georgia, a…
Rank this Week: 979

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

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

    The DOJ’s About-Face on Gender Identity Discrimination under Title VII

    The DOJ’s About-Face on Gender Identity Discrimination under Title VII
    On October 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a formal letter on behalf of the United States Department of Justice stating the DOJ’s official position that Title VII “does not prohibit discrimination based on gender…
  • Sep 26

    Hurricanes Harvey and Irma – Filing Deadline Extended for Vets-4212 Report

    Hurricanes Harvey and Irma – Filing Deadline Extended for Vets-4212 Report
    Federal contractors have extra time this year to submit their annual VETS-4212 report. In order to accommodate the needs of those impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Federal contractors who file their VETS-4212 Reports by November 15,…
  • Sep 25

    Trump Taps Management-Side Lawyer to Serve as NLRB General Counsel

    Trump Taps Management-Side Lawyer to Serve as NLRB General Counsel
    On September 15, the White House announced that President Trump will nominate Peter B. Robb, a longtime labor and employment attorney, to become the National Labor Relation Board’s next general counsel. In his role as general counsel,…
Rank this Week: 326

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

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

    Information is the Key to Enforcement: A New Case Study

    Information is the Key to Enforcement: A New Case Study
    A new and really fascinating case study about environmental mass tort litigation against Du Pont was posted recently by the NBER. You can find the piece here. It demonstrates how a company came to ignore the injuries that its product...
  • Aug 16

    What duties do lead counsel owe plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation?

    What duties do lead counsel owe plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation?
    There is a persistent question in multidistrict proceedings: what duties do lead lawyers owe to individual plaintiffs who have no direct attorney-client relationship with them? That's the question at the heart of a recent opinion by Judge…
  • Aug 7

    For Journalists Reporting on Bellwether Trial

    For Journalists Reporting on Bellwether Trial
    Bellwether trials are a mass tort phenomenon that is often reported in the media, but too often journalists put more emphasis on an individual trial or even a small set of trials than is warranted. This post tries to explain...
Rank this Week: 33

iVLG Business Law Blog

iVLG Business Law Blog

Covers news, strategy and legal services of businesses and entrepreneurs. By inVigor Law Group PLLC.

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

    Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave

    Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave
    Washington State has passed a bill that grants paid family and medical leave to eligible employees. We explain how it works, how it will be funded, and how it will affect small businesses.... Read More The post Washington State Paid Family…
  • Sep 13

    Intrastate Securities Offerings Under 3(a)(11) and Rule 147 & 147a

    Intrastate Securities Offerings Under 3(a)(11) and Rule 147 &amp; 147a
    As we’ve discussed previously, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is the governmental body responsible for the regulation and enforcement of federal securities laws that govern both interstate securities offerings and…
  • Jul 18

    Friends and family financing round: Raising capital from non accredited investor

    Friends and family financing round: Raising capital from non accredited investor
    Is the family and friends round worth the costs and risks? After discussing the pros and cons with us, entrepreneurs often decide against raising money from family and friends. In today's post we'll talk about six different ways you could…
Rank this Week: 790

New York Securities Lawyer Blog

New York Securities Lawyer Blog

Covers securities law. By Lax & Neville LLP.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 308

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Oct 9

    Texas’s New Nondisclosure Law

    Texas’s New Nondisclosure Law
    When Texas first passed its nondisclosure statute, it allowed some people with successfully completed deferred-adjudication probation to seek an order of nondisclosure effectively sealing the public records of their arrest. Nondisclosure had…
  • Oct 3

    Let Squawk Do The Job

    Let Squawk Do The Job
    The client is the job. Without the client, you are not an attorney. You are an unemployed person with an expensive law degree. You exist as a lawyer for the benefit of those The job is taking care of the [...]
  • Sep 6

    List of Harris County Jail Inmates Entitled to Immediate Release

    List of Harris County Jail Inmates Entitled to Immediate Release
    Article 17.151 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure provides: A defendant who is detained in jail pending trial of an accusation against him must be released either on personal bond or by reducing the amount of bail required, if [...]
Rank this Week: 584

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers Kentucky family, criminal and business law. By Gatlin Voelker, PLLC.

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

    Divorced couple disagrees over use of frozen embryo

    Divorced couple disagrees over use of frozen embryo
    The legal application of the law often changes according to the time in which it is applied. Shifts in legislation, public opinion, societal norms and even technology may call legal issues (even those concerning family matters) into question.…
  • Oct 6

    Should recent research impact your custody decisions?

    Should recent research impact your custody decisions?
    As you face your divorce proceedings, you may wonder how you will come out of the process successfully. Because success in relation to divorce can seem like an oxymoron, you could feel that any decisions made only indicate future…
  • Sep 29

    What are my rights when I'm facing a criminal charge?

    What are my rights when I'm facing a criminal charge?
    If you are arrested and charged with a criminal charge in Kentucky, you have specific rights owed to you under the law. These rights cannot be taken away from you and are your rights regardless of what you are being...
Rank this Week: 709

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

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

    5 Ways Children Can be Eligible for Their Parents’ Social Security Benefits in Arkansa

    5 Ways Children Can be Eligible for Their Parents’ Social Security Benefits in Arkansa
    Social Security is not just for the elderly. Thousands of Americans, young and old, receive Social Security benefits for their disabilities. Many of these are based on their work history. Like with retirement plans from Social Security, the…
  • Oct 4

    Can Social Security be Garnished to Pay Student Loans in Arkansas?

    Can Social Security be Garnished to Pay Student Loans in Arkansas?
    Wage garnishment is a complicated topic – especially when it comes to garnishing Social Security. If you are receiving Social Security Disability, you may not be elderly or retired. Many young people receive need-based Supplemental…
  • Sep 28

    Can I Receive Social Security Disability Benefits for Multiple Sclerosis?

    Can I Receive Social Security Disability Benefits for Multiple Sclerosis?
    For those suffering with multiple sclerosis (MS), your condition may be severe enough to give you difficulties with standing, balancing, walking, or fine motor function. Fortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) includes multiple…
Rank this Week: 925

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

Covers legislation, noteworthy cases and trends in enforcement. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Oct 9

    Massachusetts Will Require Accommodations for Pregnant Employee

    Massachusetts Will Require Accommodations for Pregnant Employee
    As of April 1, 2018, employers in Massachusetts will be required to provide accommodations to pregnant employees. In July, the Governor signed into law the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act that amends the Massachusetts’ general…
  • Sep 30

    Will California “Ban the Box”?

    Will California “Ban the Box”?
    The California Assembly has passed Assembly Bill 1008, which would affect employers’ abilities to make pre-hire and personnel decisions based on a person’s criminal history.  Governor Jerry Brown has until October 15,…
  • Sep 30

    Birmingham Passes Ordinance Prohibiting Discrimination

    Birmingham Passes Ordinance Prohibiting Discrimination
    Alabama never ceases to surprise. On September 26, 2017, the Birmingham City Council passed an ordinance that makes it a crime for any entity doing business in the city to discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual…
Rank this Week: 545

Haifa Faculty of Law Blog

Haifa Faculty of Law Blog

From the University of Haifa, Faculty of Law.

http://haifalawfaculty.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 9

    האינטרס הציבורי בצמצום…

    האינטרס הציבורי בצמצום מאסרים – על חובות התביעה בעקבות דוח ועדת דורנר     מאת אורן גזל-אייל<!--[if !supportFootnotes]-->[1]<!--[endif]--> והילה…
  • Sep 17

    במקום שאין אנשים, השתדל להיות איש

    במקום שאין אנשים, השתדל להיות איש
    פורסם במקביל ב- JOKOPOST המאמר נכתב במשותף עם איל גרונר בית המשפט העליון דחה את ערעורו של שומר באתר בנייה (להלן: המערער) על דחיית תביעת…
  • Sep 12

    רוחות שינוי במדיניות…

    רוחות שינוי במדיניות הענישה גירסה קצרה של הרשימה פורסמה בעיתון הארץ: https://www.haaretz.co.il/opinions/.premium-1.4440957  דוח הסניגוריה הציבורית שפורסם…
Rank this Week: 551

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Covers California divorce and family law blog, with a focus on Orange County.

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Oct 8

    How to Get Custody as a Father? The Answer May Surprise You

    How to Get Custody as a Father? The Answer May Surprise You
    How to get custody as a father? Whether that is full custody from the mother or joint custody with the mother, a father must plan and prepare carefully to obtain custody. We should know. We have represented many fathers who found themselves…
  • Sep 6

    Contested Divorce in California – Meaning, Procedure and Cost

    Contested Divorce in California – Meaning, Procedure and Cost
    What is a contested divorce in California? What is its procedure? How long does a contested divorce in California take? These are all great questions so let’s get started and go through each and more. Contested divorce in California…
  • Aug 12

    Family Code 271 Attorney’s Fees and Cost

    Family Code 271 Attorney’s Fees and Cost
    Family Code 271 is one of the most powerful code sections in California family law. Family Code 271 allows for sanctions in the form of attorney’s fees and costs when a family law litigant violates its policy. What does Family Code 271…
Rank this Week: 893

Ozarks Law & Economy

Ozarks Law & Economy

Tracks developments in Missouri real estate law and economic development in the Ozarks area of Missouri and Arkansas. By Harry Styron.

http://styronblog.com/
  • Oct 8

    Book Review: James Fork of the White River, Transformation of an Ozark River

    Book Review: James Fork of the White River, Transformation of an Ozark River
    Published by Lens & Pen Press, 4067 Franklin, Springfield MO 65807, $35 (buy both James Fork of the White River and Damming the Osage for $52.50 postpaid), 351 pages. The evolution of a river in the modern era has many…
  • Oct 10

    SB 656: Missouri’s New Statute on Carrying Concealed Firearms and Standing Your Ground

    SB 656: Missouri’s New Statute on Carrying Concealed Firearms and Standing Your Ground
    Springfield criminal defense attorney Shane Cantin has written a well-balanced article that examines Missouri’s new legislation, SB 656, “Missouri Concealed Carry & Castle Doctrine: What You Need to Know.” SB…
  • Aug 16

    Breaking bad; closing good. So is walking away.

    Breaking bad; closing good. So is walking away.
    The rebound of the real estate market in the Ozarks seems very real, judging from the calls I get from stressed out buyers and sellers who are approaching closing dates. Buyers sometimes want break contracts, and sellers want to force the…
Rank this Week: 531

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 8

    Proving Impairment in Boston Drugged Driving Accident Injury Claim

    Proving Impairment in Boston Drugged Driving Accident Injury Claim
    With marijuana being legal in Massachusetts, there have been an uptick of crashes caused by drivers under the influence of the drug. While we often talk about the dangers of drunk driving, drugged driving, can and often does result in serious…
  • Sep 30

    Negligence in Boston Drunk Driving Crash Case

    Negligence in Boston Drunk Driving Crash Case
    According to a recent news article from the Boston Globe, a New York City bus driver was involved in serious bus accident when he allegedly crashed into another bus.  He was killed, as were two others. Authorities have said this driver…
  • Sep 22

    Boston Drunk Driving Crashes are Not Accident

    Boston Drunk Driving Crashes are Not Accident
    When people talk about drunk driving crashes in Boston, they often call them drunk driving accidents.  While it is okay to use this term, as discussed in a recent article from The Chronicle of Higher Education, these are generally…
Rank this Week: 527

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

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

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
  • Oct 8

    Court: Employer waived interim earnings offset of back pay award by failing to raise the issue with the arbitrator

    Court: Employer waived interim earnings offset of back pay award by failing to raise the issue with the arbitrator
    The Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 10 grieved the termination of an employee of the State of Delaware. An arbitrator converted the termination to a suspension, ordered grievant's reinstatement, and directed the State to "[m]ake Grievant…
  • Oct 1

    Termination of police officer for off duty DWI upheld

    Termination of police officer for off duty DWI upheld
    Grievant was employed as a Sergeant on the Litchfield, MN police department. The department consisted of a Chief and eight licensed officers. In the early morning of October 27, 2016, grievant, while driving off duty, was stopped by a…
  • Sep 24

    Last Chance Agreements- Arbitrability of triggering event

    Last Chance Agreements- Arbitrability of triggering event
    Dontay Stokes was employed by Cenveo Corporation. In December of 2015, his employment was terminated for violation of the Company's Workplace Violence Policy. The termination was grieved and Cenveo and the Union (USW) entered into a Last…
Rank this Week: 820

Ohio Family Law Blog

Ohio Family Law Blog

Provides family law and divorce information for Ohio families. By Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues.

http://www.hcmmlaw.com/blog
  • Oct 6

    Blast From The Past: Preventing a Parentectomy After Divorce

    Blast From The Past: Preventing a Parentectomy After Divorce
    Attorney Robert Mues looks at Parentectomy after a Divorce, and lists six preventive measures you can take to avoid separation between child and parent as presented by Dr. Frank S. Williams.
  • Sep 29

    Helping Kids Without Therapy

    Helping Kids Without Therapy
    One of six children has a mental health disorder, but most of these kids don't receive professional help for their problems. If you can't get involved with a mental health professional, consider one of these suggestions instead.
  • Sep 22

    Dealing with the Holidays if You Are in Divorce Transition…

    Dealing with the Holidays if You Are in Divorce Transition…
    Going though a period of transition during a divorce can bring sadness and loneliness. Here are several tips to make this autumn and the upcoming holiday season one that has meaning for you.
Rank this Week: 583

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 6

    Earth 1 and Earth 2.

    Earth 1 and Earth 2.
    So the New York Times published a story about how movie executive Harvey Weinstein has allegedly been sexually harassing women for many years. I could link to a number of other news reports about other powerful men allegedly doing similar…
  • Oct 3

    Don't buy the myth

    Don't buy the myth
    As is my custom, I did not look at the news yesterday morning before I walked to work. So I was in a good mood when I passed the security guard in lobby of the building where I work.  My mood got even better when I noticed the guard had…
  • Aug 11

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.
    I was in Bismarck, North Dakota, for a couple of days this week. Bismarck, as Reader(s)™ may know, is the capitol of North Dakota. One thinks of North Dakota as being flat and treeless, but Bismarck has more hills than Minneapolis and a…
Rank this Week: 573

Orange Book Blog

Orange Book Blog

Covers patent and FDA law, including authorized generics, biogenerics, Hatch-Waxman litigation and Orange Book patent listing/delisting. By Aaron F. Barkoff.

http://www.orangebookblog.com/
Rank this Week: 289

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Teacher’s Aide Hit Student with Autism at Chicago Public’s Hendricks Academy

    Teacher’s Aide Hit Student with Autism at Chicago Public’s Hendricks Academy
    Last week, the mother of a non-verbal 7 year old boy with autism made public a sickening incident that happened while her son was in his first grade class at Thomas A. Hendricks Elementary Community Academy on Chicago’s south side.…
  • Oct 6

    Johnson & Johnson Lied About Asbestos in Talc Powder

    Johnson &amp; Johnson Lied About Asbestos in Talc Powder
    A St. Louis-based class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over claims their talc powders (officially called Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower) cause ovarian cancer has continuously revealed evidence that the company…
  • Sep 20

    Influence by Big Business Causing U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Spread Legal Untruth

    Influence by Big Business Causing U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Spread Legal Untruth
    It’s a misperception that just won’t go away: Today’s court system is bogged down by frivolous civil lawsuits. The truth is that more than 60% of lawsuits today are businesses suing other businesses or civilians and that…
Rank this Week: 141

Government Information Blog

Government Information Blog

Posts from the Government Documents Librarian at Brooklyn Law School Library

https://governmentinfo.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 6

    Congress.gov: An Overview

    Congress.gov: An Overview
    Congress.gov is the official website for United States federal legislative information, having replaced the former website, Thomas.gov, which was retired July 5, 2016. The Congress.gov website is a very robust site with many features not…
  • Jul 20

    The Regulatory Accountability Act: Proposed Legislation

    The Regulatory Accountability Act: Proposed Legislation
    Federal administrative agencies, which comprise the executive branch of the United States government, are required to conform to the procedures for their administration set out in the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946, which has been…
  • May 26

    The Sixties: the Digitized Version of the Congressional Record Recently Released

    The Sixties: the Digitized Version of the Congressional Record Recently Released
    The Congressional Record is the official record of the debates and proceedings of the United States Congress.  It is issued daily when Congress is in session, and is published by the United States Government Printing Office (GPO). …
Rank this Week: 159

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 6

    Announcing the Fred Parks Law Library’s Halloween Selfie Contest

    Announcing the Fred Parks Law Library’s Halloween Selfie Contest
    It’s October, and our spookiest patron, Stanley, is here with his fiancée, Stella, and their service dog Spike to work on his case. This year they are joined by their friends Blanche and Tennessee. Send your selfie with one or…
  • Aug 25

    Inclement Weather AlertDue to…

    Inclement Weather AlertDue to Hurricane Harvey, the law school building will close at noon today (8/25/2017) and will remain closed through the weekend. (Next update 8/27/2017)
  • Aug 23

    The 100th anniversary of the Houston Mutiny & Riot

    The 100th anniversary of the Houston Mutiny &amp; Riot
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist             On this day in 1917, over 100 African American soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 24th US Infantry disobeyed orders,…
Rank this Week: 605

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    The Third Circuit Court of Appeals Has Enforced an Arbitration Clause in an Engagement Letter

    The Third Circuit Court of Appeals Has Enforced an Arbitration Clause in an Engagement Letter
    Some lawyers include arbitration clauses in their agreements with their clients. In this unpublished decision, the Third Circuit upheld an arbitration clause and rejected a challenge that the clause was prohibited by New Jersey law. Source:…
  • Sep 29

    Proximate Causation Defeats Another Legal Malpractice Case

    Proximate Causation Defeats Another Legal Malpractice Case
    When you sue a lawyer for a breach of the standard of care, you must prove proximate causation. If the underlying matter, was a lawsuit, you must show that, but for the negligence, you would have won the case. Here, the lawyer was hired to…
  • Sep 7

    If a lawyer supports a judge’s campaign, must the judge recuse himself from that lawyer’s cases?

    If a lawyer supports a judge’s campaign, must the judge recuse himself from that lawyer’s cases?
    In this matter, a typical drug prosecution, the record reflected that county prosecutors supported the reelection campaign of a judge. Did that support create an obligation, on the part of the judge, to recuse himself from cases in which…
Rank this Week: 255

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Jury Selection in Personal Injury Cases in Boston

    Jury Selection in Personal Injury Cases in Boston
    Jury selection can be very crucial element in Boston slip-and-fall accident litigation. The best injury attorneys know the extensive research that goes into this process, and how to be most effective to maximize the potential for success in…
  • Sep 24

    Boston Personal Injury Risk During Recreational Activitie

    Boston Personal Injury Risk During Recreational Activitie
    There are many fun and exciting things to do in Boston throughout the year, but in some cases, engaging in these activities could result in serious personal injury. As we head into the fall, there will be people doing all kinds of outdoor…
  • Sep 19

    Ski Area Accidents in Massachusett

    Ski Area Accidents in Massachusett
    With the winter months approaching, many in New England including Massachusetts will head to the slopes for a day or weekend ski trip.  While this can be a lot of fun, it can also result in serious personal injury or even death. …
Rank this Week: 121

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Defendants Can’t Gain Access to Private Social Media of Alleged Victims, Court Rule

    Defendants Can’t Gain Access to Private Social Media of Alleged Victims, Court Rule
    It is safe to say that most people have an expectation of privacy when it comes to sending messages and information on Facebook. Although posts on your wall and comments may be readily available for the public to see, you probably expect the…
  • Oct 4

    Coaches Can’t Pray on the Field, Court Rule

    Coaches Can’t Pray on the Field, Court Rule
    Recently, we’ve seen that sports can spark controversy. NFL players have taken knees and locked arms during the national anthem to protest inequality and injustice, but the NFL isn’t the only form of football causing controversy.…
  • Sep 22

    California Moves to Protect Immigrants in Court

    California Moves to Protect Immigrants in Court
    Earlier this year, under President Trump’s aggressive immigration policies, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents began keeping a watchful eye on people coming in and out of courthouses, seizing an opportunity to detain…
Rank this Week: 665

New York Trusts & Estates…

New York Trusts & Estates Litigation Blog

Discusses recent cases and developments pertaining to New York trusts and estates law. By Farrell Fritz.

http://www.nyestatelitigationblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Releases: End of the Road or Just a New Beginning?

    Releases: End of the Road or Just a New Beginning?
    The fiduciary who thinks a receipt and release is the answer to all future claims for an accounting and liability may have a surprise in store. Over the past several months, Surrogates have explored the issue of receipts and releases, and…
  • Aug 21

    Removed Corporate Trustee’s Refusal to Turnover Trust Assets to Individual Trustee Was Prudent and Appropriate

    Removed Corporate Trustee’s Refusal to Turnover Trust Assets to Individual Trustee Was Prudent and Appropriate
    In Matter of Sinzheimer, the New York County Surrogate's Court held that a corporate co-trustee that had been “removed” pursuant to the terms of the trust agreement was not required to deliver the trust’s assets to the sole…
  • Jul 24

    You’ve Got (E-)Mail! Can Your Survivors Access It After Your Death?

    You’ve Got (E-)Mail! Can Your Survivors Access It After Your Death?
    E-mail is seemingly omnipresent. Yet, the improvements to the technology associated with e-mail have far outpaced the development of the law concerning our e-mail accounts and the rights that our survivors may have to access those accounts…
Rank this Week: 553

Mass Appeals Blog

Mass Appeals Blog

Covers appellate issues affecting practice in Massachusetts and important appellate cases. By Cross Nadel LLC.

http://www.crossnadel.com/mass-appeals-blog
Rank this Week: 281

Aviation Law Blog

Aviation Law Blog

Covers developments in Canadian aviation law. By Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP.

http://aviationlawblog.ahbl.ca/
Rank this Week: 319

Canada Immigration Blog

Canada Immigration Blog

Covers issues related to immigrating to Canada. By David Cohen.

http://www.canadavisa.com/canada-immigration-blog/
  • Oct 5

    Dare we?

    Dare we?
    In a new book, titled ‘Maximum Canada’, author Doug Saunders accounts for how a ‘population deficit’ threatens Canada’s social programs, cities, and environment. Saunders argues that a goal of 100 million…
  • Sep 7

    More Personnel Needed to Process Asylum Claim

    More Personnel Needed to Process Asylum Claim
    Earlier this year, in a previous entry to this blog titled No Easy Answers, I suggested that Canada may not be as prepared as it could be to deal with the potential entrance of thousands of migrants arriving at the Canadian border. Moreover,…
  • Jul 20

    For the faint of heart

    For the faint of heart
    When Justin Trudeau and his cabinet colleagues ambled through Ottawa to be sworn in this time last year, the new Prime Minister was much-quoted for repeating the line “sunny ways”. This, of course, was an allusion to Wilfried…
Rank this Week: 727

California Securities Fraud Lawyer…

California Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities regulation, fiduciaries, and securities disputes news and updates. Published By Alcala Law Firm.

http://www.californiasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 5

    October is FINRA Mediation Settlement Month

    October is FINRA Mediation Settlement Month
    During Mediation Settlement Month, FINRA is reducing their standard mediation fees and costs in order to promote the benefits of mediation. As a longtime securities arbitration lawyer, I am a big supporter of mediation to resolve FINRA…
  • Aug 3

    Securities Whistleblower Awarded More Than $1.7 Million by SEC

    Securities Whistleblower Awarded More Than $1.7 Million by SEC
    A company insider was recently awarded more than $1.7 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to the SEC’s securities fraud whistleblower program.  Whistleblowers who provide the SEC with original and credible…
  • Jul 31

    Another Securities Arbitration Win for University of San Francisco School of Law

    Another Securities Arbitration Win for University of San Francisco School of Law
    For the past ten years, I have had the pleasure of serving as the supervising attorney for the University of San Francisco School of Law Investor Justice Clinic (IJC). The IJC provides free legal services to financial consumers who wish to…
Rank this Week: 738

Construction Law blog

Construction Law blog

By Holland & Hart LLP.

http://www.hhconstructionlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 561