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Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 456

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Nov 18

    Online Services Registration Information

    Online Services Registration Information
    A quick mid-year reminder about database access — Bloomberg Law If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your…
  • Nov 18

    Online Services Registration Information

    Online Services Registration Information
    A quick mid-year reminder about database access — Bloomberg Law If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your…
  • Sep 13

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!
    The West Study Aids package is available online to all students. It includes nutshells, hornbooks, Gilbert’s outlines, and much much more. Content isn’t limited to academic subjects — prepping for an interview? There…
Rank this Week: 405

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    Fears Nachawati is Representing Former NFL Players in Concussion Related Case

    Fears Nachawati is Representing Former NFL Players in Concussion Related Case
    Fears Nachawati is proudly representing former NFL players and their families in the tragic cases of CTE and other concussion related injuries.   If you or someone you care about is a former NFL player, please contact us at…
  • Oct 18

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case
    Fears Nachawati is proudly representing former NFL players and their families in the tragic cases of CTE and other concussion related injuries. Mel Gray, 12 year NFL veteran of the St. Louis Cardinals, is the newest player to be represented.…
  • Oct 4

    Fears Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List

    Fears Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List
    Fears Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that Partner Majed Nachawati has been selected to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by receive this honor.…
Rank this Week: 433

Wage Law

Wage Law

Covers California wage and hour law. By Walsh & Walsh.

http://www.californiawagelaw.com/wage_law/
  • Sep 15

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent
    Existing law, the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights (Labor Code section 1451-1453), regulates the hours of work of domestic work employees who are personal attendants and provides an overtime compensation rate for those employees. The Domestic…
  • Sep 14

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California
    School teachers often work long hour, and are generally exemption from overtime pay under California law. However, public school teachers often enjoy high salaries and outstanding benefits. The same is not always true, however, for private…
  • Sep 13

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime
    AB 1066, a bill authored Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), to provide daily overtime to California agricultural workers, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. Existing law sets wage, hour, meal break requirements, and other…
Rank this Week: 444

Law School Labyrinth Blog

Law School Labyrinth Blog

Covers the study and practice of law for pre-law and law school students.

http://www.lawschoollabyrinth.com/blog.html
  • Aug 1

    Clique

    Clique
    Somebody once asked the rhetorical question: "Why do people form cliques?"The rhetorical answer was: "To keep other people out."We see them in all aspects of our lives: country clubs, at work, even churches; you name it. Cliques start early…
  • Aug 21

    Socrates and Freddy Krueger

    Socrates and Freddy Krueger
    I’ll never forget the first time I was called on in class.         “Mr. Sedberry, do you think that a party who has sent a purchase order for goods to another party should be required to…
  • Aug 15

    The Secret That's Not A Secret

    The Secret That's Not A Secret
    If you are a freshman or sophomore in college, then close your browser and immediately get back to your studies.  Invest every minute of your available time in achieving the highest possible GPA before worrying about the law…
Rank this Week: 403

Sykes Elder Blawg

Sykes Elder Blawg

Covers medicaid planning, special needs trusts and estate planning topics for Pennsylvania seniors and their families. By Andrew G. Sykes.

http://www.elderlawofpgh.com/blog/
  • May 11

    Will the bank honor your power of attorney?

    Will the bank honor your power of attorney?
    A recent article in the New York Times reported on the resistance of banks (and other financial institutions) to honor requests by someone holding power of attorney for an incapacitated person. In one case, the son of a woman with…
  • May 6

    Who can contest a will?

    Who can contest a will?
    Who can file a will contest under Pennsylvania law? Quick answer: only someone who would benefit financially from having the will declared invalid. Suppose John Doe signs his first and only Last Will and Testament on his death bed. It was…
  • Apr 26

    Pennsylvania authorizes ABLE Act accounts for the disabled

    Pennsylvania authorizes ABLE Act accounts for the disabled
    Many disabled individuals in the U.S. receive public benefits from programs that place restrictions on the dollar amount (typically $2,000) of assets a recipient can own. Medicaid and SSI are two examples. Federal and state law allow the…
Rank this Week: 419

Technology Liberation Front

Technology Liberation Front

Focused on keeping politician's hands off the 'net and everything else related to technology.

http://techliberation.com
Rank this Week: 427

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Apr 24

    Exam Hours Start This Weekend!

    Exam Hours Start This Weekend!
      APRIL 25 — MAY 11 8 a.m. — 2 a.m. Everyday    
  • Apr 21

    LexisAdvance Password Extension for the Summer

    LexisAdvance Password Extension for the Summer
    Use your Lexis Advance ID for:   • Academic, professional and non-profit research • All legal content and news you have as a law student • Unlimited hours-per-week You may use your Lexis Advance ID for all legal work…
  • Apr 21

    WestlawNext Password Extension for the Summer

    WestlawNext Password Extension for the Summer
                Reasons to extend your current password for the summer: • Summer law school classes and study abroad programs • Other educational uses including: – Law review and journal, including…
Rank this Week: 404

the Ninth

the Ninth

Tracks the trends of the country's biggest and busiest court of appeals, the Ninth Circuit. By McGuire Coats LLP.

http://www.theninthcircuit.com/
Rank this Week: 413

Third Circuit Immigration Blog

Third Circuit Immigration Blog

Focuses on immigration issues decided by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals or within the Third Circuit.

http://3dcir.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 459

The Law & Other Legal Musings

The Law & Other Legal Musings

The purpose of this blog is to unite members of the legal profession, law professors, and students in a light-hearted, amicable discussion of anything from up-and-coming SCOTUS decisions to the issues facing lawyers given the ever-changing legal market.

http://thelegalmusing.tumblr.com
Rank this Week: 436

Cardozo Real Estate Law…

Cardozo Real Estate Law Association

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law's student run, real estate law association.

http://cardozorela.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 437

BU Law Student Blogs

BU Law Student Blogs

Law student bloggers at Boston University Law School chronicling their law school experience.

http://blogs.bu.edu/law/
  • Apr 23

    My first piece on Social Earth

    My first piece on Social Earth
    Greetings All, I come to you with another dispatch from the world of 3L-dom. I, like many of my friends and colleagues are still figuring out where we fit in, in the law and the world that surrounds it and or is powered by it. I am still…
  • Mar 15

    My first piece on Social Earth

    My first piece on Social Earth
      Greetings All, I come to you with another dispatch from the world of 3L-dom. I, like many of my friends and colleagues are still figuring out where we fit in, in the law and the world that surrounds it and or is powered by it. I…
  • Feb 24

    Anti-Social Enterprise

    Anti-Social Enterprise
     To all my third year law friends, I apologize for my absence of the last couple of months. My antisocial-ness has been directly attributable to my attempt to build a social enterprise. I understand that the idea that I am not being…
Rank this Week: 438

DailyWrit

DailyWrit

Covers the US Supreme Court. By Kedar Bhatia.

http://dailywrit.com
  • Apr 23

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012
    Over at Twitter, Mike Sacks posted an interesting question about the agreement rate between Justices Scalia and Thomas during October Term 2012: Is it me, or have Thomas and Scalia been on opposite sides a lot more this term than in the past?…
  • Jan 24

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)
    In my last post, I provided a list of the top Supreme Court advocates of the twenty-first century who had never worked in the Office of the Solicitor General. As a comment on that post mentions, some who made my list had previous experience…
  • Jan 24

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century
    I have a new Article out in the Journal of Legal Metrics entitled Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty First Century. You can download the article here here. This Article identifies the Supreme Court litigators who have argued at least…
Rank this Week: 442

Arbitrary and Capricious

Arbitrary and Capricious

Covers criminal law.

http://skellywright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 410

Families and the Law

Families and the Law

By Catherine Earnshaw-Hobbs.

http://earnshawlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Eastern District sets out conflict rules for lawyer

    Eastern District sets out conflict rules for lawyer
    One of the games that used to be played by folks wanting a dissolution of their marriage was to go "lawyer shopping" with all of the top domestic firms in their area. The point of the game wasn't really to find a lawyer - although one of the…
  • Jun 23

    World Cup song - go Team USA

    World Cup song - go Team USA
    Our children are all soccer fans. With the World Cup going on this week - this post is for them and for all the rest of you out there who are soccer fans. Go Team USA! The song is called "Represent" and is done by a group called Weezer…
  • Apr 9

    April Family Law Linky Dink

    April Family Law Linky Dink
    Under the category of what was she thinking - a Tennessee woman put an 8 year boy she had adopted from Russia on a plane with a one-way ticket to Moscow.Justice John Paul Stevens has announced his upcoming retirement. The announcement comes…
Rank this Week: 422

Mac Law Students

Mac Law Students

Macintosh + Law School.

http://www.maclawstudents.com/blog/
  • May 20

    Official List of States that will Support ExamSoft’s SofTest Mac

    Official List of States that will Support ExamSoft’s SofTest Mac
    Here is the official list of states supporting the Mac version of ExamSoft’s test software: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut,  Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas,…
  • May 18

    Update on ExamSoft: Bars to use ExamSoft’s SofTest Mac

    Update on ExamSoft: Bars to use ExamSoft’s SofTest Mac
    Looks like most of the State Bar Examiners will allow the use of ExamSoft’s SofTest Mac. Dear Administrator, We’re very excited with the response we’ve received from Mac users at your school and we’d like to request your assistance in…
  • Feb 17

    “It’s wonderful to have a beginner’s mind.”

    “It’s wonderful to have a beginner’s mind.”
    In 1996, Wired interviewed Steve Jobs. I gave that interview another look last night, and was startled (not for the first time) at how much he got right, and how much of the interview telegraphed things to come from Apple. “It’s wonderful…
Rank this Week: 467

Persuasive Authorities

Persuasive Authorities

Covers law, politics, and foreign policy by legal teachers, scholars, fellows and researchers.

http://persuasiveauthorities.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 30

    Farewell

    Farewell
    Persuasive Authorities is officially signing off. On behalf of our entire roster of contributors, I thank our readers for visiting us and interacting with us in this group blog. It has been fun, fruitful, and productive.We look forward to…
  • Feb 18

    New Law School Ranking

    New Law School Ranking
    (from Malcolm Gladwell.) The full list is available here (subscription required), but you can get a quick glimpse of them here.
  • Feb 14

    Women’s quota in major enterprise

    Women’s quota in major enterprise
    These days, in Germany there is a lively discussion about women’s quota in major enterprises. The facts are clear: in most German businesses, especially in leadership positions, women are still underrepresented. Only 13 percent of the…
Rank this Week: 469

Law and Letters

Law and Letters

http://lawandletters.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 6

    Destroying Public Education in California

    Destroying Public Education in California
    So let's say you're in charge of one of the most successful university systems in the country. Your state is in a budget crisis, held hostage by a small but strategically vocal minority that are so against taxation (while their "free market"…
  • Jun 23

    Finally back!

    Finally back!
    I went to visit my parents for a week to attend my nephew's high school graduation and to be exploited for free child care. For some reason, the entire week I could not access Blogger. I could access blogspot blogs, but not the "create a…
  • Jun 15

    Things that make you feel old.

    Things that make you feel old.
    My nephew is graduating from high school on Wednesday.
Rank this Week: 421

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

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

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?

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

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
  • Apr 19

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website
    Friends, Excited for the launch of our new and improved website. Please check it out at: www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/ Would love to hear your thoughts on the site. David Nemeroff, Nemeroff Law Office
Rank this Week: 568

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 565

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Sep 20

    Ten College Courses to Read Along With

    Ten College Courses to Read Along With
    Lithub gives us course descriptions and reading lists for ten college courses that schools are currently offering. I don’t think any literary courses like these were being taught in my college days. You can access the course information…
  • Sep 20

    Quick Note: Reducing Law Student Indebtedne

    Quick Note: Reducing Law Student Indebtedne
    One of the biggest criticisms made against law schools is the large amount of law student indebtedness. This can be fixed. "One of outgoing dean Daniel Rodriguez’s biggest achievements at Northwestern Law: bringing down average student…
  • Sep 19

    SMU launches new law student mentoring platform to help them better network

    SMU launches new law student mentoring platform to help them better network
    Apparently the hot, new trend in corporate mentoring is something called "flash" mentoring that involves bringing together multiple people at one place and time to turbocharge their networking opportunities (edit note: I'm not sure…
Rank this Week: 604

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

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

http://clancco.com/wp
Rank this Week: 602

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Equifax Breach: A Cybercrime That Affected…

    Equifax Breach: A Cybercrime That Affected Millions of Americans You have probably heard about the Equifax breach by now. As far as identity theft crimes goes, this was a big one. An estimated 143 million people in the United States may have…
  • Sep 7

    ALTERNATIVE SENTENCING IN CALIFORNIA

    ALTERNATIVE SENTENCING IN CALIFORNIA
    Fire season is upon us and Firefighter Crew 13-3 is ready to swing into action. But Crew 13-3 isn’t the firefighting crew you imagine. Crew 13-3 is an inmate firefighting crew, stationed in Malibu, is one of many inmate crews stationed…
  • Sep 7

    THE POLICE ARE WATCHING YOU

    THE POLICE ARE WATCHING YOU
    We cannot walk down our streets, drive our cars, or talk on our cell phones without these activities being caught by ubiquitous law enforcement surveillance. Use a cell phone and your location can be easily discovered. Similarly, the license…
Rank this Week: 497

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

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

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Thomas J. Butler Named an Associate Regional Director for Examinations in New York Regional Office

    Thomas J. Butler Named an Associate Regional Director for Examinations in New York Regional Office
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Thomas J. Butler has been named an Associate Regional Director for the Investment Adviser and Investment Company examination program in the agency's New York Regional Office.…
  • Sep 20

    CEO Charged With Using Secret Accounts for Insider Trading in Company Stock

    CEO Charged With Using Secret Accounts for Insider Trading in Company Stock
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged the former CEO of a Silicon Valley-based fiber optics company with insider trading in company stock by using secret brokerage accounts held in the names of his wife and brother.The SEC…
  • Sep 19

    Catherine McGuire to Retire After More Than 40 Years at the SEC

    Catherine McGuire to Retire After More Than 40 Years at the SEC
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Catherine McGuire, Counsel in the Division of Trading and Markets, is retiring after 44 years at the SEC.Ms. McGuire has received more than a dozen awards for her service, including…
Rank this Week: 572

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

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

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    TGI Friday’s Settles Wage Theft Case for $19.1 Million

    TGI Friday’s Settles Wage Theft Case for $19.1 Million
    A nationwide wage theft lawsuit against TGI Friday’s has been settled for $19.1 million according to a court filing by the workers’ attorneys in New York federal court. The settlement, which covers 28,000 restaurant workers, is a…
  • Sep 15

    Jessica Biel’s Restaurant Hit with $430k Wage Theft Lawsuit

    Jessica Biel’s Restaurant Hit with $430k Wage Theft Lawsuit
    Au Fudge, an upscale Los Angeles restaurant owned by actress Jessica Biel, was hit with a wage theft lawsuit claiming the restaurant withheld over $430,000 in tips from staff during events.   Described by the Los Angeles Times as an…
  • Sep 13

    Los Angeles Restaurant Sued by EEOC For Pregnancy Discrimination

    Los Angeles Restaurant Sued by EEOC For Pregnancy Discrimination
    LA Louisanne, a popular Los Angeles restaurant and jazz night club, fired an employee because of her pregnancy, according to a discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to the…
Rank this Week: 522

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 555

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Who Lives, Who Die

    Who Lives, Who Die
    Talk radio host Dennis Prager enlightens me in ways others do not. While most talk radio focuses on politics or news, his show is different. It does address current issues but also offers up topics like the Male-Female Hour that discusses…
  • Sep 20

    Navigator Funding and Agent Commission

    Navigator Funding and Agent Commission
    Obamacare supporters and Democrats in congress are outraged to learn that President Trump is cutting funding for an arm of Obamacare's outreach known as "Navigators". These unlicensed individuals who don't have professional liability…
  • Sep 19

    Yeah, about that promise

    Yeah, about that promise
    You may recall it:Well...First, in email from Anthem:"Small Group plans will not be offered on SHOP in 2018Anthem will no longer offer Small Group plans on the federally-facilitated SHOP (Small Business Health Options Program) Marketplace in…
Rank this Week: 477

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Preview-Based File or Folder Sharing Patent Claims Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101

    Preview-Based File or Folder Sharing Patent Claims Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101
    The court granted defendant's motion to dismiss because the asserted claims of plaintiff’s preview-based file or folder sharing patent encompassed unpatentable subject matter and found that the claims were directed toward an abstract…
  • Sep 19

    Delaware Court Congestion Favors Transfer of Venue

    Delaware Court Congestion Favors Transfer of Venue
    The court granted defendant's motion to transfer venue from the District of Delaware to the Northern District of California and sua sponte raised the issue of court congestion. "While neither party addresses this factor, we do because this…
  • Sep 18

    Laches Remains Viable Defense to Claim for Permanent Injunctive Relief

    Laches Remains Viable Defense to Claim for Permanent Injunctive Relief
    The court denied plaintiff's motion for judgment on the pleadings that defendants could not pursue a laches defense against plaintiff's claim for patent injunctive relief. "The Supreme Court recently held [in SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag…
Rank this Week: 570

Employment Law and Litigation

Employment Law and Litigation

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/employment/
  • Sep 20

    California Takes One Step Closer to Imposing Reporting Requirements and Public Shaming for Employer Pay Gap

    California Takes One Step Closer to Imposing Reporting Requirements and Public Shaming for Employer Pay Gap
    When we last checked in on AB 1209, the Gender Pay Gap Transparency Act, the proposed legislation was making its way through the California Senate. After making a few key amendments, the Senate passed the bill on September 7, 2017. The…
  • Sep 8

    Expanded Protections for Working Mothers in San Francisco

    Expanded Protections for Working Mothers in San Francisco
      Effective January 1, 2018, San Francisco will expand available protections for nursing mothers working within city limits. California law currently requires employers to provide lactating employees with a reasonable amount of break…
  • Sep 8

    Texas Two-Step: Overtime Ruling Does Not Completely End the Obama Rule Dance

    Texas Two-Step: Overtime Ruling Does Not Completely End the Obama Rule Dance
    On August 31, 2017, Judge Amos Mazzant of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, issued an order invalidating the Obama-era overtime rules. Finding that the Department of Labor rule exceeded its statutory…
Rank this Week: 488

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Sep 20

    Why Is This Man Smiling?

    Why Is This Man Smiling?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Sep 20

    Nexus Android 8.0 Oreo Is Here

    Nexus Android 8.0 Oreo Is Here
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Sep 20

    #ParrotSunday - Parrot Interrogation

    #ParrotSunday - Parrot Interrogation
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 584

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Sep 20

    Activism: Where Things Stand Today

    Activism: Where Things Stand Today
    This Wachtell memo addresses where things stand today in the world of shareholder activism.  New capital continues to flow into activist hedge funds, & attacks on large companies have increased – but efforts to promote a more…
  • Sep 19

    Revenue Recognition: Effects of New FASB Standard on M&A

    Revenue Recognition: Effects of New FASB Standard on M&A
    This recent blog from Steve Quinlivan addresses the wide-ranging impact that FASB’s new revenue recognition standard may have on M&A. Public companies will begin implementation of the new standard on January 1,…
  • Sep 18

    Controllers: “To MFW or Not to MFW, That is the Question. . .”

    Controllers: “To MFW or Not to MFW, That is the Question. . .”
    The Delaware Supreme Court’s 2014 MFW decision laid out a route to business judgment review for controlling shareholder buyouts.  That decision gave companies a choice – either implement MFW’s…
Rank this Week: 596

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Sep 19

    Eight E. coli cases in Wisconsin county prompt investigation

    Eight E. coli cases in Wisconsin county prompt investigation
    Local health officials are investigating eight reports of E. coli infections in La Crosse County, WI, according to local media reports. However, neither the city of La Crosse nor the La Crosse County government had any information about the…
  • Sep 19

    New York finds campylobacter bacteria in Yoder Farm raw milk

    New York finds campylobacter bacteria in Yoder Farm raw milk
    Unpasteurized, “raw” milk from the Martin Yoder Farm should be immediately discarded because it is contaminated with Campylobacter jejuni bacteria. New York officials have prohibited the farm from selling raw milk until further…
  • Sep 19

    Inspector General again finds weaknesses in organic import

    Inspector General again finds weaknesses in organic import
    Consumers buying pricey organic produce would likely be upset if they knew the imported fruits and vegetables they pay premium prices for are sometimes doused with chemicals when they reach the United States. A new report by…
Rank this Week: 552

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Sep 19

    Vermont is Hiring . . . Again!

    Vermont is Hiring . . . Again!
    In addition to an earlier post about a legal writing position at Vermont Law School, the school also has an opening for its Assistant Director of theAcademic Success Program. This is a 12-month faculty position. A full description and…
  • Sep 19

    Loyola-Chicago is Hiring

    Loyola-Chicago is Hiring
    Loyola University Chicago School of Law is hiring for a newly created position: Director of Bar Success and Academic Support. The job posting, which includes a detailed position description, qualifications for the position, and information…
  • Sep 19

    Congratulations to the Central States Legal Writing Conference

    Congratulations to the Central States Legal Writing Conference
    Congratulations to the Central States Legal Writing Conference Planning Committee (Debby McGregor, Cynthia Adams, Jim Dimitri, Allison Martin, and Joel Schumm) and to the host law school Indiana McKinney for a successful regional conference…
Rank this Week: 489

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 518

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 507

Adam Smith, Esq.

Adam Smith, Esq.

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

http://www.adamsmithesq.com/
  • Sep 19

    Letter from Toronto

    Letter from Toronto
    Most readers are familiar with our habit of writing a “letter from…” when we have spent some time in a particular market.  We spent last week in Toronto among other things delivering the keynote and moderating breakout…
  • Sep 13

    The Decline of Litigation? Part 3

    The Decline of Litigation? Part 3
    At the outset of this series, I explicitly said that I am not implying that disputes in the world were declining,  just that revenue to law firms from the litigation practice would decline. But it never hurts to ask. So again our good…
  • Sep 1

    Question of the Month #4: Non-lawyer Ownership?

    Question of the Month #4: Non-lawyer Ownership?
    Our fourth question of the month. At this point, you know what to do. As always, please use the comments box to add thoughts, glosses, and, well, commentary.
Rank this Week: 539

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Federal Oversight of Marijuana Safety?

    Federal Oversight of Marijuana Safety?
    A U.S. Senate panel with considerable power in the federal government is pressing federal agencies to wade into the marijuana industries in ways that some might find surprising. Specifically, there is a request that federal safety testing be…
  • Sep 17

    California: No Marijuana Delivery With Drone

    California: No Marijuana Delivery With Drone
    Internet distribution sites like Amazon are on the verge of delivering products – including food and beer – via drone. However, marijuana isn’t soon to be on the short list, at least not in California. The California Bureau…
  • Sep 15

    Startup Capital Flows as Legal Marijuana Businesses Prepare to Do Business in California

    Startup Capital Flows as Legal Marijuana Businesses Prepare to Do Business in California
    California is poised to soon experience a Green Rush. Like its history of industry formed around the Gold Rush, California entrepreneurs are seeking ways to capitalize on the expansive market created by the legalization of recreational…
Rank this Week: 588

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Jones Act Waiver Extended

    Jones Act Waiver Extended
    The Jones Act Waiver that we reported on last week, has been extended through September 22, 2017 at the recommendation of the Departments of Defense and Energy. The waiver was initially signed on September 8, 2017 by the Department of…
  • Sep 12

    Jones Act Waiver Issued by Homeland Security

    Jones Act Waiver Issued by Homeland Security
    Two U.S. government agencies have waived restrictions in an effort to rebuild infrastructure and respond to citizen needs in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Environmental Protection Agency has extended a 38-state fuel…
  • Aug 29

    New Aquaculture Permits on Hold in Washington State

    New Aquaculture Permits on Hold in Washington State
    A breach in a net pen was initially blamed on high tides and the eclipse.  However, in a revised press release, Cooke Aquaculture no longer listed the eclipse as a possible cause, but rather “Exceptionally high tides and currents…
Rank this Week: 583

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

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

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Executor wants to buy the family home but a beneficiary has hired a realtor to sell it

    Executor wants to buy the family home but a beneficiary has hired a realtor to sell it
    Is there any asset that causes as much trouble in an estate as the parent's home? The interplay of legal rights and volatile emotions can make it tough to deal with. This reader recently asked me a question about an executor (who is also a…
  • Sep 17

    Taking the financial reins from Mom and Dad

    Taking the financial reins from Mom and Dad
    Many people think of estate planning as making a will, but that's only part of it. The other important part is making documents that plan for losing your mental capacity. Sure, it's not the most fun thing to think about but it's certainly…
  • Sep 16

    Mom left me the house. What do I owe my brothers?

    Mom left me the house. What do I owe my brothers?
    There is an interesting article in www.nytimes.com that caught my eye. The column is not written by a lawyer, but by someone who is called an ethicist. I'm not sure that's a real title but clearly it indicates that the column is intended to…
Rank this Week: 597

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 487

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Covers topics such as sales and payroll tax problems, offers in compromise, tax audits, tax debt, tax disputes, tax fraud, tax litigation and tax controversy, and tax preparer penalties. By Brager Tax Law Group.

http://www.taxproblemattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    What is a “Financial Interest” in a Foreign Accounts for FBAR Purposes?

    What is a “Financial Interest” in a Foreign Accounts for FBAR Purposes?
    Any United States person with a financial interest in or signature authority over a foreign financial account, where the aggregate value of all foreign financial accounts exceeds $10,000 at any point during the year, must file a Foreign Bank…
  • Sep 18

    The Tax Consequences of Inheriting Foreign Asset

    The Tax Consequences of Inheriting Foreign Asset
    U.S. taxpayers who inherit foreign assets must handle the tax consequences of their inheritances with great care. In addition to taxing all worldwide income, the U.S. also includes foreign assets in the gift and estate tax calculation, which…
  • Sep 15

    What Is the Statute of Limitations for FBAR Penalties?

    What Is the Statute of Limitations for FBAR Penalties?
    The IRS has six years from the due date of the FBAR to assess the FBAR penalty. In addition, the IRS can assess a separate penalty for each unreported account for each tax year that an FBAR has not been filed, causing the total amount of…
Rank this Week: 557

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation case law, medical benefits and news, litigation, and settlement topics. By Brilliant & Neiman, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    WCAB to Change Oral Argument

    WCAB to Change Oral Argument
    When a party to a PA workers’ compensation litigation receives a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Judge (WCJ), the party can file an appeal to the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (WCAB).  If a party is not…
  • Sep 11

    Diagnosis Not Dispositive Whether Medical Treatment For PA Work Injury Covered

    Diagnosis Not Dispositive Whether Medical Treatment For PA Work Injury Covered
    The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act sets forth that medical treatment related to a work injury is to be paid for by the workers’ comp insurance carrier (provided the treatment is reasonable and necessary).  If there is…
  • Sep 5

    Appealing a PA Workers’ Compensation Decision; Reinstating Accepted Work Injury

    Appealing a PA Workers’ Compensation Decision; Reinstating Accepted Work Injury
    Complicated fact patterns tend to make for complicated blog entries.  A recent decision by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in McNeil v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (Department of Corrections, SCI-Graterford) is one of…
Rank this Week: 516

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

Provides commentary and analysis on cases going in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio. By Marianna Bettman.

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 554

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Excluding Medical Coverage Amounted to Retaliation

    Excluding Medical Coverage Amounted to Retaliation
    In Whitley v. Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., 2017 LEXIS 68040 (E.D. Tex. 2017), the Plaintiff’s son was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder in September, 2015. Amy Whitley claimed Dr. Pepper discriminated against her because…
  • Sep 14

    Employees Cannot Sue Laboratory for Drug Test Error

    Employees Cannot Sue Laboratory for Drug Test Error
    Many employers require drug tests for their employees. What happens when the drug testing laboratory commits an error regarding the test? Failing a drug test can result in termination. That is what happened in Exxon Mobil Corp. v. Rincones,…
  • Sep 11

    Bolling Out at Fox New

    Bolling Out at Fox New
    So, Eric Bolling is out at Fox News. Yet another Fox News personality is gone due to allegations of sex harassment. See CNN news report. I previously wrote about Mr. Boling’s troubles here. Mr. Bolling was accused of sending lewd text…
Rank this Week: 571