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California Tax Attorney Blog

California Tax Attorney Blog

Covers tax controversies involving the IRS and California Franchise Tax Board, as well as California probate, estate planning matters and business transactions. By Mitchell A. Port.

http://www.californiataxattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Test Entry

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  • Aug 30

    For Federal Tax Purposes, All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized

    For Federal Tax Purposes, All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized
    The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ruled yesterday that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. The ruling…
  • Aug 30

    For Federal Tax Purposes, All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized

    For Federal Tax Purposes, All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized
    The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ruled yesterday that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. The ruling…
Rank this Week: 676

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Oct 13

    Zief Library Closure Notice: Closed October 13 through October 15

    Zief Library Closure Notice: Closed October 13 through October 15
    Zief Library will be closed from October 13 to October 15. As of today, we plan to reopen at our usual time on October 16. University leadership announced on October 12 that all classes and events at USF are canceled...
  • Aug 28

    Subject Listing of Law Library of Congress Research Guide

    Subject Listing of Law Library of Congress Research Guide
    The Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, has been operating for seven years (congratulations!). This post contains a helpful A-Z subject listing of all of the research guides published since In Custodia Legis began posting. Check…
  • Aug 21

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized
    Organizing legal research can be challenging, particularly when you're gathering sources from web pages, Lexis, Westlaw, HeinOnline, and a host of other legal research sources. PowerNotes is a new online research tool designed to make legal…
Rank this Week: 677

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Covers the False Claims Act, qui tam litigation and whistleblower litigation. By Tycko & Zavareei.

http://www.fraudfighters.net/news/
Rank this Week: 678

Law Firm Bottom_Line

Law Firm Bottom_Line

Discussion on cost recovery, legal information services contracts and legal research training.

http://lawfirmbottomline.wordpress.com
  • Dec 12

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law
    We at Cable&Clark have evolved over the years, adapting to change and market needs. Right now, we are going through a major shift in our business model — a model that changes that way we deliver our services to clients ……
  • Dec 12

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law
    We at Cable&Clark have evolved over the years, adapting to change and market needs. Right now, we are going through a major shift in our business model — a model that changes that way we deliver our services to clients … Continue reading…
  • Nov 14

    Change anyone?

    Change anyone?
    Everyone knows that change is inevitable. For law firms and their law libraries, significant change has occurred over the last decade and will continue for the unforeseen future. Change is a necessity for survival. I’ve been an advocate of…
Rank this Week: 679

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

Covers land use, environmental, and real estate law in California.

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
  • Oct 13

    How You Can Help Communities Affected by Wildfire

    How You Can Help Communities Affected by Wildfire
    How You Can Help Communities Affected by Wildfires Our hearts go out to all of those who have been affected by the recent wildfires that have devastated our state. We are grateful to all the firefighters, responders and individuals helping…
  • Oct 11

    2017 CEQA 3rd QUARTER REVIEW

    2017 CEQA 3rd QUARTER REVIEW
    Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann’s 2017 3rd Quarter cumulative CEQA update. This summary provides links to more in depth case write-ups on the firm’s blog. The case names of the newest decisions start with Section 3 and are…
  • Oct 4

    The Voters Speak: Sometimes That I

    The Voters Speak: Sometimes That I
    San Bruno Committee for Economic Justice v. City of San Bruno 2017 Cal.App. LEXIS 807 California land use nerds know well the origin of the right of initiative and referendum. A function of the national reform movement at the beginning of the…
Rank this Week: 680

farmgate

farmgate

Covers agricultural policy issues. By the University of Illinois Extension.

http://www.farmgateblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    What Is Your Yardstick For Success?

    What Is Your Yardstick For Success?
    As a farm operator or manager of an agricultural enterprise, how do you measure success?  Is it how well you can feed your family from year to year, or is it the yield you produce compared to similar farms?  What is the yardstick by…
  • Apr 17

    Ethanol: Bleak Presence, Brighter Future

    Ethanol: Bleak Presence, Brighter Future
    Ethanol has seemed to have a run of bad luck lately.  First, it hit the blend wall, the maximum of 10% of the total motor fuel supply.  Then the recession curtailed some of the miles we drove and less gasoline was purchased. …
  • Mar 31

    USDA Planting Intentions and Grains Stocks.  No Surprise

    USDA Planting Intentions and Grains Stocks.  No Surprise
    The best rhetorical question asked on this day of significant USDA reports was, “Was there anything that surprised you?”  In looking at the response of the market, there were obviously no surprises that were considered…
Rank this Week: 681

Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

Covers environmental crimes and enforcement, from pre-trial to trial strategy. By Walter D. James III.

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • Oct 18

    Illegal Storage in Tennessee

    Illegal Storage in Tennessee
    On October 17, 2017, Phillip Huddleston pled guilty to one count of illegal storage of hazardous waste without a permit at Protech Metal Finishing, LLC, a metal plating facility he owned and operated in Vonore, Tennessee. Huddleston was…
  • Sep 6

    Private Enforcement

    Private Enforcement
    Recently, the Environmental Integrity Project issued report that used a review of federal records to document a significant decline in environmental enforcement during the first six months of the Trump Administration. Is there a commitment to…
  • Aug 29

    Third Party Payments and Supplemental Environmental Projects Under Scrutiny

    Third Party Payments and Supplemental Environmental Projects Under Scrutiny
    On June 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions (“Sessions Memo”) issued his memorandum that stated that the USDOJ will no longer agree to settlements that include “payments” by a defendant to a third party…
Rank this Week: 682

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    But for Eddie Tipton, I would-of could-of been Super Rich!

    But for Eddie Tipton, I would-of could-of been Super Rich!
    Damn you Eddie Haskell! I could have been a kazillionaire!This is what lotto players say after they have lost, but later discover someone who played the winning numbers has had their tickets voided for fraud, irregularity or some other…
  • Oct 18

    Truck crash? Now what? First things first.

    Truck crash? Now what? First things first.
    You had a car wreck and are in the hospital, laid up with a broken leg, broken arm or worse. Maybe you aren’t the injured party, maybe you are the spouse. Your husband or wife is lying in bed unconscious or worse.Whatever and whoever it…
  • Oct 15

    Is your Iowa Workers' Compensation Claim Being Denied?

    Is your Iowa Workers' Compensation Claim Being Denied?
    HOW DID YOU VOTE?No. It actually works exactly the opposite. You don’t think so huh?You’re sort of laughing thinking this is good for you and bad for me.Right?Well guess what, it hurts your wallet more than mine.No, you…
Rank this Week: 683

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Oct 18

    How to Overcome the Common Challenges of Running a Solo Practice

    How to Overcome the Common Challenges of Running a Solo Practice
    Author: Thomson Reuters Let’s look at the list: Of course, there’s your daily caseload. Those clients have to be properly cared for. But then there’s the common business tasks like paying the bills, collecting your…
  • Oct 12

    Start a Law Firm With A Tiny Office Ordered On Amazon

    Start a Law Firm With A Tiny Office Ordered On Amazon
    Why rent office space, when you can buy your own office – online, no less. Believe it or not, you can order a pre-fab tiny house made out of a shipping container  for just $36,000 plus delivery fees from Amazon, according to…
  • Oct 10

    Want to Threaten Big Law? Work in the Cloud

    Want to Threaten Big Law? Work in the Cloud
    Author: Thomson Reuters Small firms have never been better positioned to threaten big law and you can thank the cloud. Consider Roeder Smith Jadin, a Minneapolis-based firm focusing on litigation, real estate, construction, insurance, and…
Rank this Week: 684

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
Rank this Week: 686

Maryland Courts Watcher

Maryland Courts Watcher

Features the synopses of opinions from Maryland courts, including the Court of Appeals and the Court of Special Appeals.

http://marylandcourts.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 685

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers various ERISA, disability, health, and life insurance issues. By Kantor & Kantor.

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    What You Need To Know If Insurance Denies Coverage For Your Prescription Medication

    What You Need To Know If Insurance Denies Coverage For Your Prescription Medication
    Many people know that at Kantor & Kantor, LLP we help clients when their insurance company denies coverage life insurance claims, long-term disability claims, and eating disorder treatment claims. At Kantor & Kantor, LLP we also…
  • Aug 16

    Why Appeal A Health Claims Denial… and How to Do It Right

    Why Appeal A Health Claims Denial… and How to Do It Right
    Why should I appeal? By appealing a claims denial, you are challenging the insurance company’s decision to deny benefits. Even if you think your appeal will not be approved, you should still appeal: To get treatment records considered.…
  • Aug 14

    Chronic Pain is disabling

    Chronic Pain is disabling
    Many of our clients suffer from chronic pain. For some, chronic pain is a symptom of an underlying condition, and for others it is the main condition.  In in either case, chronic pain can be and often is disabling. Because so many…
Rank this Week: 687

All About Estates

All About Estates

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

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Oct 20

    Latin Terms, “Per Stirpes” and “Per Capita”, Still Present in Will

    Latin Terms, “Per Stirpes” and “Per Capita”, Still Present in Will
    Estate planners commonly use the Latin term, “per stirpes”, when drafting wills, but most lay people have no idea what the term even means. This arcane term differs from the less commonly used, but still present, Latin term,…
  • Oct 17

    The Living Hands that Control the Grave

    The Living Hands that Control the Grave
    As a law student, my trust law professor brought in a “dead hand” to help us remember the rule against perpetuities. The prop was effective: I have not forgotten that the rule stops trust property from being governed indefinitely…
  • Oct 17

    55(2) and Pipeline Planning

    55(2) and Pipeline Planning
    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) was asked to comment on the application of subsection 55(2) of the Income Tax Act to a hypothetical pipeline plan implemented on or after the date of death.  Their answer was both comforting and not…
Rank this Week: 688

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Sep 15

    Revisiting Section 108

    Revisiting Section 108
    Earlier today the U.S. Copyright Office released its long-awaited review of improvements to Section 108 of the Copyright Act, the section which grants limited, specific exceptions to copyright for libraries and archives. Over a decade…
  • Sep 15

    Revisiting Section 108

    Revisiting Section 108
    Earlier today the U.S. Copyright Office released its long-awaited review of improvements to Section 108 of the Copyright Act, the section which grants limited, specific exceptions to copyright for libraries and archives. Over a decade…
  • May 19

    Does Fair Use Affect Academic Authors’ Incentive to Write? Some Lessons from Authors of Works from the GSU Course Reserves Case

    Does Fair Use Affect Academic Authors’ Incentive to Write? Some Lessons from Authors of Works from the GSU Course Reserves Case
    This post was co-authored by David Hansen and Brandon Butler and cross posted on The Taper and on Duke University Libraries’ Scholarly Communications Blog. Copyright law in the U.S. is premised on the idea that exclusive rights given to…
Rank this Week: 689

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

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

    The Defend Trade Secrets Act at Year One

    The Defend Trade Secrets Act at Year One
    By Jessica Engler This article originally appeared in the Fall 2017 edition of DRI’s In-House Defense Quarterly On March 11th of this year, the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) celebrated the one-year anniversary of its enactment. …
  • Sep 29

    President Trump Grants Ten Day Waiver of the Jones Act for Puerto Rico

    President Trump Grants Ten Day Waiver of the Jones Act for Puerto Rico
    By Daniel Stanton On September 28, 2017, President Trump granted a ten day waiver of the Jones Act for the island of Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, in an effort to facilitate the island’s recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. …
  • Sep 28

    Contractors are not Subject to Criminal Charges for Violations of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act

    Contractors are not Subject to Criminal Charges for Violations of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act
    By Michael J. O’Brien Yesterday, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals released its decision in USA v. Don Moss, et al., 2017 WL 4273427 (5th Cir. 2017) affirming the Eastern District’s ruling that oilfield contractors cannot be…
Rank this Week: 690

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 691

The Supreme Court of Texas blog

The Supreme Court of Texas blog

Covers pending cases and new decisions that will shape Texas law. By Don Cruse.

http://www.scotxblog.com
Rank this Week: 692

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

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

http://danashultz.com/blog
  • Oct 12

    Can We Have a Corporate Incorporator?

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

    Units are to LLCs as Shares are to Corporation

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

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

    At-will Employment – Why It Is the Norm in the U.S.
    At-will employment permits either an employer or an employee to terminate their relationship at any time for almost any reason. This post explains why at-will employment is the norm in the U.S. I am basing this post on a Quora question that I…
Rank this Week: 693

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

Covers business, employment, trust & estates family, real estate, regulatory compliance and utility law. By Sullivan & Ward, PC.

http://www.iowa-lawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court
    In this day of technology, it is no surprise that the court systems are moving to using an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS for short) for parties to file documents with the Court, without even setting foot in the Courthouse. The…
  • Apr 14

    Service by Facebook?

    Service by Facebook?
    A New York judge recently entered an Order allowing a woman to serve her husband divorce papers via Facebook.  In Iowa, generally, a competent adult must accept service or be served in-person in order accomplish proper…
  • Mar 19

    Interactive Process in Action

    Interactive Process in Action
    If you’re not sure what the interactive process is supposed to look like under the ADA, peruse the facts of the 8th Circuit’s decision in Minnihan v. Mediacom.  I’m also going to summarize the facts below, but if you…
Rank this Week: 694

Big Four Blog

Big Four Blog

Covers accounting news, events and opinions by Big Four alumni.

http://bigfouralumni.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 696

Daily Dose of IP

Daily Dose of IP

Offers daily tidbits on intellectual property law. By Mark Reichel.

http://dailydoseofip.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    The Third Meeting of the IP5 Heads of Office Recently Held

    The Third Meeting of the IP5 Heads of Office Recently Held
    On April 15 and 16, 2010, the IP5 met to discuss a series of Foundation Projects geared toward creating a work-sharing environment and improvements to expedite the IP prosecution process. The IP5 is comprised of five patent offices,…
  • Apr 20

    Recent Updates at the CIPO

    Recent Updates at the CIPO
    The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has recently announced a series of updates for visitors and users of its Web site:1. The Trade-marks Opposition Board (TMOB) has a new "Decisions" page that provides hyperlinks to final decisions…
  • Apr 16

    EPO Provides Summary of Recent Rule Change

    EPO Provides Summary of Recent Rule Change
    On April 1, 2010, a series of patent practice changes at the European Patent Office (EPO) took effect, including new search and examination rules, as well as new timelines for filing divisional applications.
Rank this Week: 695

The Estrin Report

The Estrin Report

Created for professional paralegals. By Chere Estrin.

http://estrinlegaled.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Oct 2

    Are You Calling Me Fat? .....And Other Little Career Mistake

    Are You Calling Me Fat? .....And Other Little Career Mistake
    A few years back, when I was a Paralegal Administrator for a major law firm, the Director of Administration took me to lunch at the Yorkshire Grill. He plied me full of a pastrami sandwich and insisted that I order the potato salad full of…
  • Aug 30

    "Girls" Just Wanna Have Funds......

    "Girls" Just Wanna Have Funds......
    "What’s your salary?” becomes a no-no in job interviews. By Chere B. Estrin There’s a hot trend sweeping equal-pay legislation right now and some legal field industry leaders are not too happy about it. New York,…
  • Jul 31

    How to Change Specialties: Getting It Right the Second Time

    How to Change Specialties: Getting It Right the Second Time
    Many paralegals who want to switch practice specialties write their resume with exactly what it is they are doing now, send out a cover letter stating they have lots of experience in their current practice area and are “detail oriented,…
Rank this Week: 697

The Wired GC

The Wired GC

Covers compliance, corporate governance, management, regulations, tactics and technology.

http://www.wiredgc.com
Rank this Week: 698

Consumer Goods & Retail…

Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Litigation Blog

Covers litigation-related issues concerning consumer packaged goods manufacturers, retailers, advertisers, consumers and attorneys. By Kotchen & Low LLP.

http://cpg-retail-litigation.kotchen.com/
Rank this Week: 699

Deliberations

Deliberations

Covers laws, news, and thoughts on juries and jury trials. By Anne Reed.

http://jurylaw.typepad.com/deliberations/
  • Dec 1

    5 Things to Consider for Post Trial Juror Research

    5 Things to Consider for Post Trial Juror Research
    By Alexis Knutson My relationship with post trial juror interviews is complicated. On one hand, this service is one of my favorite that we provide as trial consultants. I speak to the jurors when they are fresh from their duty, still buzzing…
  • Nov 3

    Just When You Thought it was Safe . . .

    Just When You Thought it was Safe . . .
    By Daniel Dugan Just when you thought we had gotten past having to explain Gene Hackman’s unethical behavior as a trial consultant in “The Runaway Jury,” “Bull,” the TV show on CBS steps in. Bull tends to espouse…
  • Oct 12

    It’s All [Dr.] Bull

    It’s All [Dr.] Bull
    I guess CBS ran out of ideas for shows mischaracterizing lawyers. The latest Hollywood creation-- Bull, airing on CBS Tuesday nights at 9PM – is a show inspired by the former career of Dr. Phil, as a trial consultant, and, his former…
Rank this Week: 700

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Provides news and opinions on immigration law and policy. By Susan I. Nelson.

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

    Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions: Texas Deferred Adjudication is a Conviction

    Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions: Texas Deferred Adjudication is a Conviction
    Don't Learn The Hard Way. What Happens When You Find Out Too Late That Your Criminal Case Will Result In Removal Proceedings If You Are Not A United States Citizen by Walter M. Reaves, Jr. This is a great article by Walter Reaves about what…
  • Sep 15

    Baylor Law Immigration Clinic To Host Legal Clinic for DACA Renewal

    Baylor Law Immigration Clinic To Host Legal Clinic for DACA Renewal
    The Baylor Law Immigration Clinic is offering DACA renewal assistance to undocumented immigrants who's DACA status expires anytime before March 5, 2018. Those who's DACA status expires after March 5, 2018 are not eligible for renewal. The…
  • Sep 6

    Waco Police Chief says SB 4 won't put Waco PD in immigration enforcement role

    Waco Police Chief says SB 4 won't put Waco PD in immigration enforcement role
    Waco Tribune Herald by J.B. Smith Waco Police Chief Ryan Holt says Texas’ new sanctuary cities law gives officers leeway to ask about immigration status, but he expects it will be rare and must be done with documentation justifying it.
Rank this Week: 701

George's Employment Blawg

George's Employment Blawg

Features news, analysis and comments on labor & employment law, human resources, and other work-related topics. By George Lenard.

http://www.employmentblawg.com
  • Jan 19

    Short Course in Labor History

    Short Course in Labor History
    Unions have typically grown in rapid spurts, very “short periods of social upheaval punctuated by major demonstrations and strikes.” The 1920s were an especially dark period for U.S. labor. Membership fell by a third in the time…
  • Dec 6

    How to Become an Accountant or CPA

    How to Become an Accountant or CPA
    The main difference between an accountant and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is the qualifications of a CPA that works in the accounting departments of businesses. Becoming a CPA requires advanced education, formal certification and a…
  • Dec 6

    What’s So Great About Being an Accountant?

    What’s So Great About Being an Accountant?
    Accountants help manage businesses’ finances, protect the company from auditors, and assure everyone gets a paycheck. Working in the field of accounting and finance comes with lots of perks. One of which being the variety industries…
Rank this Week: 702

Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure defense news. Debt Relief Group LLC.

http://www.1800debtrelief.com/bankruptcy-news/
  • Aug 7

    Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Credit Repair

    Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Credit Repair
    Severe financial strain can feel like a sickness, waking you up in the middle of the night and hampering your every move. Credit card companies slap double-digit compound interest onto the immense bills you already can’t pay—never…
  • Aug 6

    Things You Didn’t Know You Could Include in Bankruptcy

    Things You Didn’t Know You Could Include in Bankruptcy
    Making the decision to file bankruptcy can be a complicated and difficult process. You have to weigh all of the pros and cons and determine if it’s the best decision for your situation. You also need to come up with a plan for your…
  • Aug 5

    How Credit Affects Your Entire Life

    How Credit Affects Your Entire Life
    Most people worry about their credit history because they want to be sure they are eligible to receive loan offers and other lines of credit when they need it. This is certainly a good enough reason to want to keep your credit report in good…
Rank this Week: 703

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Missouri personal injury law and consumer safety news. By Tatlow, Gump, Faiella & Wheelan LLC.

http://www.missouriinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Cold Weather Carbon Monoxide Risks & How To Aovid Them

    Cold Weather Carbon Monoxide Risks & How To Aovid Them
    Carbon Monoxide commonly referred to as “CO” is an odorless and colorless gas that can cause serious injury by death or asphyxiation. Unfortunately nearly every year hundreds of people in the United States die from carbon monoxide…
  • Nov 12

    A VETERANS DAY SALUTE

    A VETERANS DAY SALUTE
    This week I have had the honor and privilege of listening first hand to veterans, young and old, talk candidly and from the heart about their experiences while serving this great country and while defending the freedoms that we often take for…
  • Oct 29

    Trick or Treat Safety

    Trick or Treat Safety
    Trick or treat? It is almost Halloween, a favorite holiday for many children and adults alike.  Halloween can, however, be scary.  The scare for most parents is not from ghosts, ghouls and goblins, but is instead based on the…
Rank this Week: 704

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: 705

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

Covers rare legal books. From the Boston College Law Library.

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    New acquisition: a 19th century law student outline?

    New acquisition: a 19th century law student outline?
    We loved this recent acquisition because it looks like a modern day law student outline! Following the structure of Joseph Story's Commentaries on Equity Pleadings (2nd ed, New York, 1940), the author created a detailed outline of Story's…
  • Apr 19

    New Acquisition: Personal Library Catalogue of Prominent Nineteenth-Century NYC Lawyer

    New Acquisition: Personal Library Catalogue of Prominent Nineteenth-Century NYC Lawyer
    Bound in beautiful Morocco, this catalogue highlights the intellectual pursuits of Dexter A. Hawkins, one of the founders of the preeminent New York City firm Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP. Originally from New England, Hawkins opened up…
  • Feb 15

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist
    We are pleased to announce the opening of the spring exhibit in the Law Library's Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room. Curated by Mary Bilder and Laurel Davis, the exhibit is entitled "Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist".Morris…
Rank this Week: 706

SpicyIP

SpicyIP

Covers Indian intellectual property law and policy.

http://www.spicyipindia.blogspot.in/
  • Sep 17

    Guest Post: Flowers of the Trademark War

    Guest Post: Flowers of the Trademark War
    SpicyIP is glad to bring our readers a guest post on trademarks and keyword advertising. Harish Goel and Ashish Goel take us through a recent decision from the High Court of Justice of England and Wales. Although belated (largely due to…
  • Sep 17

    Call for Papers: Indian Journal of Law and Technology, student-run journal of NLSIU, Bangalore

    Call for Papers: Indian Journal of Law and Technology, student-run journal of NLSIU, Bangalore
    The Indian Journal of Law and Technology is pleased to invite submissions for its 10th Volume due to be published in 2014The JournalThe Indian Journal of Law and Technology (IJLT) is a student-run open-access law journal published annually by…
  • Sep 16

    Framing debates on IP - Part III

    Framing debates on IP - Part III
    This is third and final part on "Framing debates on IP & Health". Part I and Part II can be accessed by clicking on the links above. I want to use this series to argue that the manner in which IP debates are framed in the health context,…
Rank this Week: 707

The Buck Stops Here

The Buck Stops Here

Covers education law, politics, and the judiciary. By Stuart Buck.

http://stuartbuck.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    If KIPP is so bad, what does that say about poor minority parents?

    If KIPP is so bad, what does that say about poor minority parents?
    Education blogger Jim Horn, who doesn't let accuracy interfere with his eagerness to condemn charter schools, has yet another post decrying KIPP and similar schools for being eugenicist. He claims that what's going on is "cultural and…
  • Apr 17

    Relative vs. Absolute Poverty Measure

    Relative vs. Absolute Poverty Measure
    In discussions over poverty and education policy in the United States, it is common to see international comparisons. These comparisons usually make the United States look quite bad -- i.e., 21% of our children are in poverty compared to 4%…
  • Mar 7

    Ravitch's math

    Ravitch's math
    In a recent post, Diane Ravitch decries the fact that Chicago charters expel a higher percentage of kids than do the other public schools: The data reveal that during the last school year, 307 students were kicked out of charter schools,…
Rank this Week: 708

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

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

    Update: Now it’s Wright out, Hargan in at HHS

    Update: Now it’s Wright out, Hargan in at HHS
    President Trump has named Eric Hargan to serve as Acting HHS Secretary, replacing Don Wright (who was just named to the post on September 29, 2017).  The HHS Secretary vacancy was created when Tom Price, MD resigned the post September…
  • Oct 10

    HRSA Delays Final 340B Penalty Rule until July 1, 2018; Additional Rulemaking in the Work

    HRSA Delays Final 340B Penalty Rule until July 1, 2018; Additional Rulemaking in the Work
    The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has adopted its proposal to delay the effective date of its final rule revising the calculation of the 340B “ceiling price” that may be charged to covered entities and…
  • Oct 10

    Price Out, Wright In at HHS (for Now)

    Price Out, Wright In at HHS (for Now)
    In the wake of the resignation of former Secretary Tom Price, MD over concerns about his travel expenses, President Trump has named Don Wright, MD, MPH, as Acting Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Wright…
Rank this Week: 709

Split Circuits

Split Circuits

Tracks developments concerning splits among the federal circuit courts. By University of Richmond School of Law Professor A. Benjamin Spencer.

http://splitcircuits.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 710

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Oct 18

    Movie Screening: Tribal Justice and Lunch Discussion: Restorative Justice in Tribal Court

    Movie Screening: Tribal Justice and Lunch Discussion: Restorative Justice in Tribal Court
    Movie Screening: Tribal Justice and Lunch Discussion: Restorative Justice in Tribal Courts Please Join Native American Law Student Association, The Office of Student Affairs, and the Lillian Goldman Law Library for two events on October 26th…
  • Oct 6

    Around the World with Law’s Picture Book

    Around the World with Law’s Picture Book
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library and Professor Judith Resnik on November 8, 2017, 12:10-1:15pm, in SLB 127 for a fun and fascinating exploration of legal iconography and illustrated law books.
  • Sep 29

    Pauli Murray @ YLS: 1961-1965

    Pauli Murray @ YLS: 1961-1965
     There is a new exhibit at the Lillian Goldman Law Library: Pauli Murray @ YLS: 1961-1965 will be on display in the Reading Room (L3) of the Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School, until December 21, 2017.
Rank this Week: 711

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Jun 16

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied
    Petitioner retired while 3020a disciplinary charges were pending against him.  The Appellate Division Second Department held that the teacher was presumed to have known the Chancellor’s rule that you cannot have your license…
  • Jun 16

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73
      To protect your job you may have to apply for reinstatement after being place on Section 72 leave.  You would need to fill out DCAS’s Medical Reinstatement form. Along with the form you may have to attach the relevant…
  • Jun 14

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?
    This was the recently issue in an Article 78 suit brought of remedy a security clearance revocation for old criminal convictions.   The Court addressed the issue of whether an alcohol counselor was seeking “membership”…
Rank this Week: 712

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Covers maritime laws and concerns in Hawaii and Oceania. By Mark M. Murakami.

http://www.hawaiioceanlaw.com/hawaiioceanlaw/
  • Apr 5

    Hawaii Aquarium Fish Permit Triggering Environmental Review - Oral Argument

    Hawaii Aquarium Fish Permit Triggering Environmental Review - Oral Argument
    The Hawaii Supreme Court conducted oral arguments last week in the case of Umberger v. Department of Land and Natural Resources. This is the case asking whether an online commercial fishing permit application triggers environmental review…
  • Nov 30

    Hawaii Real Estate Litigation Update - 2016 - Telescopes, Ag Lands and More

    Hawaii Real Estate Litigation Update - 2016 - Telescopes, Ag Lands and More
    My partner Gregory W. Kugle and I were pleased to present at our fourth annual Hawaii State Bar Association Real Property and Financial Services Section Real Estate Litigation Update for 2016. Greg covered the big cases from 2016, including…
  • Oct 22

    Hawaii Supreme Court - State Retirees Right to Health Benefits Requires Trial

    Hawaii Supreme Court - State Retirees Right to Health Benefits Requires Trial
    Deviating from our usual fare of ocean and land related cases, we wade into a constitutional thicket and report on Dannenberg v. State of Hawaii. The opinion from the Supreme Court is here. Judge James Dannenberg (retired) is the lead...
Rank this Week: 713

Health Care Update

Health Care Update

Provides health care regulatory, legislative, enforcement, legal, and management updates. From Solution Law Press.

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 714

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

Life, law and the Internet - news, information and commentary from Rick Klau.

http://tins.rklau.com/
  • Oct 5

    My unconsciously biased address book

    My unconsciously biased address book
    The 20% problemEarlier this year, I cleaned up my contacts and became interested in what the gender split would look like for my address book. Not only was it no better than my Twitter experiment from last year, the numbers were exactly the…
  • Oct 1

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network
    A month or so ago, I got to wondering whether there was any way to determine the gender of my LinkedIn network. Surprisingly, LinkedIn doesn't even ask for gender on sign-up, so I couldn't just pull the info directly from LinkedIn. And I…
  • Dec 4

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo
    A couple years ago, I wrote about my first serious attempt to organize my family’s photos. 50,000 digital photos spanning more than a decade — scattered across multiple computers, phones, cameras, and hard drives. It…
Rank this Week: 715

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

Covers employment and labor law issues. By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC.

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 716

the (new) legal writer

the (new) legal writer

A collection of resources for lawyers, who write. By Raymond Ward.

http://raymondpward.typepad.com/newlegalwriter/
  • Aug 5

    A short lesson in syntactic ambiguity

    A short lesson in syntactic ambiguity
    Ken Adams has a short lesson on spotting and eliminating syntactic ambiguity. “What is this ‘syntactic ambiguity’?” you ask. It’s what happens when the structure of a sentence makes the sentence subject to more than one…
  • Aug 4

    Is a cat a “who” or a “that”?

    Is a cat a “who” or a “that”?
    Is a cat A “who” or a “that”?
  • May 17

    R.I.P. Richard Wydick

    R.I.P. Richard Wydick
    Our friends at Legal Writing Prof Blog report some sad news: the death of Richard Wydick. He was a renowned law professor and author. His classic, Plain English for Lawyers, was, for many of us, our introduction to good legal...
Rank this Week: 717

Inside Privacy

Inside Privacy

Covers global privacy and data security. By Covington & Burling LLP.

http://www.insideprivacy.com
  • Oct 19

    Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus Discusses Vulnerability Disclosure

    Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus Discusses Vulnerability Disclosure
    Last week, the Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus hosted “Hacking: What Color Is Your Hat? Vulnerability Disclosures and the Law,” a discussion on the importance of vulnerability disclosures to protect…
  • Oct 18

    China Revises Proposals on Regulation of Commercial Encryption

    China Revises Proposals on Regulation of Commercial Encryption
    In the past three weeks, China’s State Council and the State Cryptography Administration (“SCA”) issued two documents that reveal a major change in the regulatory regime governing commercial encryption products in China,…
  • Oct 18

    EU Commission Concludes Privacy Shield “Adequate” in first Annual Review

    EU Commission Concludes Privacy Shield “Adequate” in first Annual Review
    The European Commission has today published its Report on the first annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (the Report is accompanied with a Staff Working Document, Infographic, and Q&A).  The Commission concludes that Privacy…
Rank this Week: 718

Christopher Earley Blog

Christopher Earley Blog

Covers Massachusetts motor vehicle accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, slips and falls, dog bites and other accidents.

https://chrisearley.com/blog/
  • Oct 15

    Don’t Sign The Form 105 If You Are Receiving Massachusetts Workers Compensation Benefit

    Don’t Sign The Form 105 If You Are Receiving Massachusetts Workers Compensation Benefit
    If you were injured in a workers compensation accident in Massachusetts there are certain things to do, and not to Read More... The post Don’t Sign The Form 105 If You Are Receiving Massachusetts Workers Compensation Benefits…
  • Oct 12

    Massachusetts Dog Bite Law

    Massachusetts Dog Bite Law
    It is harrowing how many people are injured by dogs each year.  These injuries can include scarring, disfigurement, puncture wounds, psychological Read More... The post Massachusetts Dog Bite Law appeared first on Christopher…
  • Oct 11

    Should You Hire An Attorney For a Massachusetts Workers Compensation Case?

    Should You Hire An Attorney For a Massachusetts Workers Compensation Case?
    Many people injured at work in Massachusetts decide to handle their Massachusetts workers compensation case on their own.  With very Read More... The post Should You Hire An Attorney For a Massachusetts Workers Compensation Case?…
Rank this Week: 719

Hedge Fund Law Blog

Hedge Fund Law Blog

Covers hedge fund laws and starting a hedge fund.

http://www.hedgefundlawblog.com
  • Aug 23

    Cole-Frieman & Mallon 2017 Second Quarter Update

    Cole-Frieman & Mallon 2017 Second Quarter Update
    Below is our quarterly update which went out via email today to our firm’s clients and friends. **** August 23, 2017 Clients, Friends, Associates: We hope you are enjoying the summer. Although the second quarter is typically not as busy…
  • Aug 1

    Hedge Fund Events August 2017

    Hedge Fund Events August 2017
    The following are various hedge fund events happening this month. Please email us if you would like us to add your event to this list **** August 2, 2017 Sponsor: NYHFR Event: From Trader to Whistleblower: How Tom Hardin Wound Up at the…
  • Jul 25

    SEC Issues Cryptocurrency/Digital Asset/ICO Report

    SEC Issues Cryptocurrency/Digital Asset/ICO Report
    By: Bart Mallon (Co-Managing Partner of Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP) Certain Digital Assets are Securities Based on “Facts and Circumstances” As has been widely anticipated by the cryptocurrency community, the SEC has…
Rank this Week: 720