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New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 59

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Oct 20

    Finance Industry Seeks to Preliminarily Enjoin CFPB Arbitration Rule

    Finance Industry Seeks to Preliminarily Enjoin CFPB Arbitration Rule
    In an important development in the federal court lawsuit by industry groups seeking to overturn the CFPB’s arbitration rule, the plaintiffs yesterday filed a motion for a preliminary injunction.  The motion requests entry of an…
  • Oct 19

    Conference of State Bank Supervisors names fintech advisory panel member

    Conference of State Bank Supervisors names fintech advisory panel member
    The Conference of State Bank Supervisors has released a list of 33 companies that will serve as members of its Fintech Industry Advisory Panel. According to the CSBS, the Advisory Panel’s purpose is “to support state…
  • Oct 19

    CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman issues sixth annual report

    CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman issues sixth annual report
    The CFPB has released the sixth annual report of the CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman containing an analysis of approximately 12,900 federal student loan complaints, 7,700 private student loan complaints, and 2,300 debt collection complaints…
Rank this Week: 903

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Oct 20

    Vampire scare in Malawi has killed at least 8 people | KXAN.com

    Vampire scare in Malawi has killed at least 8 people | KXAN.com
    This isn’t the first time vigilante violence linked to vampire rumors has erupted in this country. Last time this happened was in 2002. via kxan.com
  • Oct 20

    A woman's dog died, and doctors say her heart literally broke

    A woman's dog died, and doctors say her heart literally broke
    But tests at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute -Texas Medical Center revealed something very different. Doctors instead diagnosed Simpson with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, a condition with symptoms that mimic heart attacks. It…
  • Oct 20

    US man trying to kill spiders with blowtorch burns down trailer home

    US man trying to kill spiders with blowtorch burns down trailer home
    The unnamed man is thought to have been using a propane torch to burn the spiders living underneath the trailer. But he accidentally created a massive blaze and 23 firefighters were forced to contain it. via www.telegraph.co.uk Fun but…
Rank this Week: 146

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Minister May Move Ahead With "As Applied" Challenge to Disturbing-The-Peace Ordinance

    Minister May Move Ahead With "As Applied" Challenge to Disturbing-The-Peace Ordinance
    In Roy v City of Monroe, (WD LA, Oct. 19, 2017), a Louisiana federal district court allowed plaintiff Clarence Roy to move ahead with an "as applied" First Amendment challenge to Monroe, Louisiana's disturbing-the-peace ordinance. …
  • Oct 20

    No Unemployment Benefits Where Religious Objections Leading To Resignation Were Not Disclosed

    No Unemployment Benefits Where Religious Objections Leading To Resignation Were Not Disclosed
    In Kelly v. Unemployment Compensation Review Board, (Commonwealth Ct. PA, Oct. 17, 2017), a Pennsylvania appellate court affirmed the denial of unemployment compensation benefits to an employee who resigned her job for religious reasons, but…
  • Oct 20

    Quebec Enacts New Religious Neutrality Law

    Quebec Enacts New Religious Neutrality Law
    In Canada in Wednesday, Quebec's National Assembly passed Bill 62 (full text) which is designed to assure that those providing government services, including subsidized educational institutions, adhere to principles of religious…
Rank this Week: 33

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Myth #1 – Only the Wealthy Need an Estate Plan

    Myth #1 – Only the Wealthy Need an Estate Plan
    I can’t tell you how many times I hear “Oh I don’t have anything but debt, why do I need to plan?” or “I’ll get around to it, besides it is not like I am rich or anything.”  People tend to think…
  • Oct 20

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Five

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Five
    What should I discuss with my family? Discussing your eventual death is not a pleasant conversation to have, but it is a necessary one.  It is important to let your family know what your wishes are.  Depending on what your documents…
  • Oct 19

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Four

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Four
    Do I really need a Power of Attorney? There is no legal requirement that you execute a Power of Attorney, financial or otherwise.  You could go through life never having to give someone else authority to act on your behalf.  But,…
Rank this Week: 348

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    D.C. District Court Issues Order in ACLU v. Matti

    D.C. District Court Issues Order in ACLU v. Matti
    The D.C. District Court issued an order in American Civil Liberties Union Foundation v. James Mattis, the ACLU's suit on behalf of the unnamed American citizen being held as an enemy combatant by the U.S. military. Judge Tanya Chutkan granted…
  • Oct 20

    Al-Alwi v. Trump: Appeal to D.C. Circuit to Determine End of Hostilities in Afghanistan

    Al-Alwi v. Trump: Appeal to D.C. Circuit to Determine End of Hostilities in Afghanistan
    On October 2, counsel for Guantánamo detainee Moath Hamza Ahmed al-Alwi filed their opening brief in an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. In the February 2017 ruling by Judge Richard Leon of the District Court…
  • Oct 20

    Questions Senators Should Ask at the AUMF Hearing Regarding the US Citizen Enemy Combatant

    Questions Senators Should Ask at the AUMF Hearing Regarding the US Citizen Enemy Combatant
    On October 30th, the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will hold a hearing titled "The Authorizations for Use of Military Force: Adminstration Perspective," featuring Secretaries Mattis and Tillerson.  This is a good…
Rank this Week: 703

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

A legal blog written by a recent graduate of UCLA School of Law. Posts cover a wide range of topics, but areas of focus include criminal law, constitutional law, law and technology, and commentary on scholarship and legal education.

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Oct 20

    Court Denies Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Request to Vacate All Orders and Dismiss Case Following Pardon

    Court Denies Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Request to Vacate All Orders and Dismiss Case Following Pardon
    NPR reports:U.S. District Judge Susan Ritchie Bolton says that President Trump's pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio does not "revise the historical facts" of his case — and that she will not vacate her ruling that found…
  • Oct 17

    Plaintiff Asks Court to Declare That Defendant is a "BULLY"

    Plaintiff Asks Court to Declare That Defendant is a "BULLY"
    From this tweet by Keith Lee, I learned of this fascinating Complaint filed on Sunday in the New York County Supreme Court. Lee takes note of the first two paragraphs of the Complaint, which are admittedly colorful:1. The date, September…
  • Oct 4

    Wall Street Journal Praises Judicial Ignorance of Statistical Method

    Wall Street Journal Praises Judicial Ignorance of Statistical Method
    From yesterday's Wall Street Journal editorial page covering yesterday's oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford, a case that involved a challenge to alleged gerrymandering:[Chief Justice John Roberts] zeroed in on risks for the…
Rank this Week: 489

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm…

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm Blog

Covers employment discrimination and harassment laws. By Resnick Law Group, P.C.

http://www.thenjemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Third Circuit Rules on Legality of Mass Layoffs After Failed Sale of Company

    Third Circuit Rules on Legality of Mass Layoffs After Failed Sale of Company
    A person’s job can be one of the most important features of their identity. When two people meet for the first time, for example, one of the first questions asked is very often “What do you do?” One’s job serves other…
  • Oct 13

    Plaintiff in New Jersey Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges Retaliation, Wrongful Termination

    Plaintiff in New Jersey Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges Retaliation, Wrongful Termination
    Employees of private companies owe a duty of loyalty to their employers, meaning that they may not act in a way that directly damages or conflicts with an employer’s interests. Employers are often within their rights to terminate an…
  • Oct 6

    Third Circuit Reinstates New Jersey Employment Misclassification Lawsuit

    Third Circuit Reinstates New Jersey Employment Misclassification Lawsuit
    Workers asserting a cause of action against an employer under various employment statutes must establish multiple facts before any claim may proceed. Perhaps before anything else, they must demonstrate an employment relationship between the…
Rank this Week: 512

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 462

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    As infertility, testicular cancer rates rise, is it time for male private(s) talk?

    As infertility, testicular cancer rates rise, is it time for male private(s) talk?
    Gentlemen, rev those engines of anxiety: Male infertility rates are on the rise, as are those for testicular cancer. Meantime, a global effort to improve one of the most common forms of male contraception may provoke some uncomfortable…
  • Oct 19

    Little red pills, given off-label to seniors by the millions, are no laughing matter

    Little red pills, given off-label to seniors by the millions, are no laughing matter
    With baby boomers leading a graying wave that’s sweeping the nation, there’s little wonder why there’s a furious search under way to medically assist and to support seniors suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s…
  • Oct 18

    Uncle Sam should be wary in partnering with Big Pharma on cancer treatment

    Uncle Sam should be wary in partnering with Big Pharma on cancer treatment
    Is Uncle Sam launching a way to speed and improve   cancer treatments so they get to patients sooner—or is Big Pharma about to fleece taxpayers, yet again? The National Institutes of Health should carefully consider its just…
Rank this Week: 170

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Oct 20

    Family of Dead Inmate Says Brain-Eating Fungus Went Untreated and Ignored

    Family of Dead Inmate Says Brain-Eating Fungus Went Untreated and Ignored
    A new lawsuit claims that a 27-year old Kansas inmate died from a brain-eating fungus after prison officials ignored his health concerns. Marques Davis purportedly suffered from prolonged bouts of confusion and pain. Pleading with employees…
  • Oct 20

    Court Refuses to Revive Defamation Suit Against Bill Cosby

    Court Refuses to Revive Defamation Suit Against Bill Cosby
    A federal appeals court rejected a plea to revive a defamation lawsuit against disgraced entertainer Bill Cosby. The claim dates back to an incident which purportedly took place in 1974. An actress says that Cosby raped her, and later went…
  • Oct 20

    Black Contractors Sue Tesla Over Racial Discrimination Claim

    Black Contractors Sue Tesla Over Racial Discrimination Claim
    Three former contractors in the employ of Tesla filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging racial discrimination and harassment. The Los Angeles Times reports that the plaintiffs – Demetric Di-az, his father, Owen Diaz, and Lamar…
Rank this Week: 265

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Oct 20

    All Jail Visits Should Be Like Thi

    All Jail Visits Should Be Like Thi
    Last night, I attended the Griffin Historical Society’s “Drink in History” event at the old Griffin Jail, featuring the fine products of the Jailhouse Brewery. I had spent my entire afternoon at the new Spalding County…
  • Oct 18

    A Quick Explanation of the Holding in the New SCOG DUI Case

    A Quick Explanation of the Holding in the New SCOG DUI Case
    There has been much talk in the media about Olevik v. State. My algebra teacher long ago would make me “show my work” on tests and sometimes at the chalkboard. I’ve linked to the opinion where you can see where the Supreme…
  • Oct 17

    For Great Cross-Examination, Forget You Ever Knew Matlock, Perry Mason, or Jack McCoy

    For Great Cross-Examination, Forget You Ever Knew Matlock, Perry Mason, or Jack McCoy
    I cut my teeth in law school on Terrance McCarthy’s cross-examination methods. During my 2L year, I recall preparing for a national mock trial competition. During our first practice of the year, our coach popped in a cassette (yes, a…
Rank this Week: 199

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Locke Lord LLP.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 959

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Oct 20

    CFP: 2018 Law & Humanities Junior Scholar Workshop — Palo Alto, CA

    CFP: 2018 Law & Humanities Junior Scholar Workshop — Palo Alto, CA
    Columbia Law School, the University of Southern California Center for Law, History & Culture, UCLA School of Law, Georgetown University Law School, Stanford Law School, and the University of Pennsylvania...
  • Oct 20

    Symposium: Public Interest Law — Madison, WI

    Symposium: Public Interest Law — Madison, WI
    The Wisconsin Law Review will hold its 2017 symposium on October 27, 2017. The symposium—entitled titled “Public Interest Mobilization and Access to Justice Movements in the New Democratic State”—will be...
  • Oct 20

    CFP: Human & Fundamental Rights – UFMS Law Review

    CFP: Human & Fundamental Rights – UFMS Law Review
    Revista Dereito UFMS (UFMS Law Review) (Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul) invites authors of the legal community to submit—in English, Spanish, or Portuguese—scientific papers and critical reviews for...
Rank this Week: 124

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Oct 20

    San Clemente Teens and Concussion Risks: What do Parents Need to Know?

    San Clemente Teens and Concussion Risks: What do Parents Need to Know?
    If your teenager plays contact sports or engages in other activities in San Clemente that increases his or her risk of a concussion, is it better to avoid these sports altogether? Do the benefits of team sports and individual recreational…
  • Oct 6

    Distracted Walking in Valley Center

    Distracted Walking in Valley Center
    Many Valley Center residents have heard about the risks of distracted driving. Indeed, as a report from ABC News 10 discusses, on January 1, 2017 additional cell phone laws took effect that prevent California drivers from holding a phone or…
  • Sep 22

    Rancho Bernardo Back-to-School Bus Safety

    Rancho Bernardo Back-to-School Bus Safety
    For parents and their neighbors in Rancho Bernardo, it is important to understand important school bus safety laws as kids throughout California return to school. We can all take steps to prevent bus accidents. However, according to a recent…
Rank this Week: 844

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 183

Southern California Nursing Home…

Southern California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Consent and Capacity in Nursing Home Abuse Case

    Consent and Capacity in Nursing Home Abuse Case
    If you have an older parent or other family member who resides in a nursing home in Poway or elsewhere in Southern California, it is important to understand the risks of nursing home abuse and neglect. In recent years, numerous studies have…
  • Oct 6

    Serious Nursing Home Abuse Cases May Go Unreported

    Serious Nursing Home Abuse Cases May Go Unreported
    If you have an elderly loved one who currently resides in an Escondido nursing home or assisted living facility, it is important to properly assess the risks of elder abuse and neglect. According to a recent report from NPR, particularly…
  • Sep 22

    Restraining Orders in San Marcos Nursing Home Abuse Case

    Restraining Orders in San Marcos Nursing Home Abuse Case
    When a senior in San Marcos suffers injuries as a result of nursing home neglect or elder abuse, family members should know that this might not be a one-time occurrence. A fact sheet from the World Health Organization (WHO) emphasizes that…
Rank this Week: 742

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Oct 20

    Credit Bureau Industry Still Seeking Caps on Damages After Equifax Breach

    Credit Bureau Industry Still Seeking Caps on Damages After Equifax Breach
    by Jeff Sovern Much has been made of the fact that the day the Equifax breach became public, Congress held a hearing on bills that would have limited damages credit bureaus would have to pay for misconduct. This past Tuesday,...
  • Oct 20

    "Regulator Blasts Wells Fargo for Deceptive Auto Insurance Program"

    "Regulator Blasts Wells Fargo for Deceptive Auto Insurance Program"
    The New York Times reports that "Wells Fargo engaged in unfair and deceptive practices, failed to properly manage risks and hasn’t set aside enough money to pay back the customers it harmed, according to a confidential report by federal…
  • Oct 19

    John Oliver on the Equifax Breach

    John Oliver on the Equifax Breach
    or click here. If you don't have time for the whole segment, here is a 34-second excerpt about the arbitration snafu.
Rank this Week: 74

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 62

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 163

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

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

    Belleville Police investigate crash deaths of two motorcycle rider

    Belleville Police investigate crash deaths of two motorcycle rider
    A motorcyclist and his passenger died after being hit by a car in Belleville, Illinois. Authorities said the two-vehicle crash occurred just before 9 p.m. at the intersection of State Street and South Belt West. The male motorcycle rider, 66,…
  • Oct 13

    Mother sues Chicago school board over son’s drowning death

    Mother sues Chicago school board over son’s drowning death
    The mother of a special needs student who drowned in a high school swimming pool filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Chicago Board of Education. The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, is seeking in excess of $100,000 in…
  • Oct 6

    Man faces multiple charges in fatal collision that killed mom and son

    Man faces multiple charges in fatal collision that killed mom and son
    A 25-year-old man was charged with two counts of reckless homicide of an unborn child and 14 counts of reckless homicide in a deadly car accident that occurred in rural Beecher, Illinois. An expectant mother and her three young sons died in…
Rank this Week: 400

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

Provides news and links of interest to the law school community.

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 20

    Open Memo Workshops @ the Law Library

    Open Memo Workshops @ the Law Library
    Attention all 1L’s!  Do the demands of legal research daunt and dismay you?  Is your Open Memo taking on herculean proportions?  Despair no more!  The Law Library will be holding a series of Open Memo Workshops in AL…
  • Sep 19

    Pocket Constitutions Available

    Pocket Constitutions Available
    The Law Library is offering free pocket copies of the U.S. Constitution at the 7th-floor Service Desk, guaranteed to settle any argument (or start one)!  Find out what all the fuss is about today, Constitution Day, and, while…
  • Sep 12

    Journal Topic Workshop this Friday

    Journal Topic Workshop this Friday
    Somewhere within you, a great journal article is waiting to be published. What topics are likely to be successful? How do you tell if someone has beaten you to the punch? The Law Library has you covered, with our workshop … Continue…
Rank this Week: 680

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Oct 20

    Trump’s Violation of Article II

    Trump’s Violation of Article II
    Vox had an interesting article explaining how Trump’s admission and attempts to destroy the Affordable Care Act violates his sworn oath to the Constitution.  “The president has a legal obligation, under Article II of the US…
  • Oct 20

    Criminal Neglect or Standard of Care?

    Criminal Neglect or Standard of Care?
    WREG reported that maggots were found inside the wound from an amputation according to police.  Memphis Police said they are investigating an elder abuse case involving a patient.  According to a police report, the…
  • Oct 19

    Trump Hacks Away at ObamaCare

    Trump Hacks Away at ObamaCare
    The New York Times had an article on how Trump’s latest decision on health care will lessen coverage, increase premiums, and hurt the health insurance market.  “The Affordable Care Act remains the law of the land, and none of…
Rank this Week: 187

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Benefit Street Partners Realty Trust Securities Investigation

    Benefit Street Partners Realty Trust Securities Investigation
    Investigating Potential Claims Involving Benefit Street Partners Realty Trust The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud claims involving broker-dealers’ improper recommendation that some investors…
  • Oct 19

    OHA Investment Corporation BDC Securities Investigation

    OHA Investment Corporation BDC Securities Investigation
    OHA Investment Corporation- ‍Castex and its affiliates file for bankruptcy The White Law Group is investigating potential claims involving OHA Investment Corporation. OHA Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: OHAI) is a business development…
  • Oct 18

    Investor Alert: Cole Credit Property Trust IV Securities Investigation

    Investor Alert: Cole Credit Property Trust IV Securities Investigation
    Cole Credit Property Trust IV Tender offer $6.01/Share Did you lose money investing in Cole Credit Property Trust IV at the recommendation of your financial advisor? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by…
Rank this Week: 105

Tax Policy Blog

Tax Policy Blog

Covers federal, state and international tax issues, including AMT, capital gains and dividends taxes, corporate income taxes, income taxes, property taxes, and sales and use taxes. By the Tax Foundation.

http://taxfoundation.org/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Could a Payroll Tax Work for Alaska?

    Could a Payroll Tax Work for Alaska?
    When Alaska’s legislature convenes in the year’s fourth special session on Monday, the Last Frontier State will test the frontiers of tax policy by considering a new twist on a very old tax. America’s second-newest state is…
  • Oct 18

    How the State and Local Tax Deduction Influences State Tax Policy

    How the State and Local Tax Deduction Influences State Tax Policy
    Much ink has been spilled on the state and local tax deduction, an important tax reform “pay-for” that narrowly survived tax reform in 1986 and is now very much on the table in 2017. In the past, we have explained how the…
  • Oct 17

    2018 State Business Tax Climate Index

    2018 State Business Tax Climate Index
    For 15 years, our State Business Tax Climate Index has been the standard for legislators and taxpayers to understand how their state’s tax code compares and how it can be improved. Now, for the first time ever, you can explore…
Rank this Week: 304

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Dallas-Fort Worth Roads Will Be Safer When This Happen

    Dallas-Fort Worth Roads Will Be Safer When This Happen
    Dallas Has Almost 3rd Worst Traffic in the Country. We all know how dangerous and frustrating driving on Dallas-Fort Worth roads can be. And if you think Dallas is the worst city to drive in, you’re close. It was recently ranked almost…
  • Oct 18

    Join Us Saturday At Fort Worth Walk Like MADD

    Join Us Saturday At Fort Worth Walk Like MADD
    As a 5th year Presenting Sponsor and a Fort Worth injury lawyer who unfortunately sees many drunk and drugged driving crash cases, I support Mothers Against Drunk Driving in its fight to stop this deadly problem. MADD is the only organization…
  • Oct 16

    How To Stop Our Teens From Being in Car Wreck

    How To Stop Our Teens From Being in Car Wreck
    National Teen Driver Safety Week Is A Good Start. Here’s a great idea that gives parents and schools the chance to focus on this critical safety issue. The U.S. Department of Transportation devised this excellent awareness program to…
Rank this Week: 593

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Oct 20

    Ready for Big Law's #MeToo Moment?

    Ready for Big Law's #MeToo Moment?
    It should go without saying that Harvey Weinstein's alleged behavior was horrible, despicable, repulsive?not to mention, illegal. That much is clear. Not so clear is whether the revelations about Weinstein are truly that meaningful?and…
  • Oct 19

    A Behind-the-Scenes Legal Battle at a Nonprofit Foretold Weinstein Sex Saga

    A Behind-the-Scenes Legal Battle at a Nonprofit Foretold Weinstein Sex Saga
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner Orin Snyder and Texas trial lawyer Thomas Ajamie squared off in a boardroom drama at a prominent charity within the past year. Their imbroglio would underscore the means by which one of Hollywood?s most…
  • Oct 19

    Reed Smith Partner Launches 'Club 1973' for Women in Private Equity

    Reed Smith Partner Launches 'Club 1973' for Women in Private Equity
    A report this month found that the proportion of senior private equity roles held by women has dropped to 9 percent from closer to 12 percent in 2016.       
Rank this Week: 86

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, asset protection, charitable giving, and business law. By Kyle E. Krull.

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 672

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Mississippi Woman Sues Hospital for Sexual Assault by Paramedic

    Mississippi Woman Sues Hospital for Sexual Assault by Paramedic
    While she was suffering from a drug overdose, a woman was transferred by ambulance from Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Mississippi to another BMH facility about 100 miles away. The Jane Doe now claims that during the transfer, she was…
  • Oct 12

    Is Your Child’s Car Seat Prepared for a Crash?

    Is Your Child’s Car Seat Prepared for a Crash?
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), children’s car seats are commonly installed incorrectly. More often than not, actually. Thanks to research and advancements in technology, car seats get safer…
  • Oct 11

    Who is Liable for Playground Accidents?

    Who is Liable for Playground Accidents?
    Now that school is back in full swing, there are millions of children playing on playgrounds every day. Playgrounds provide kids with an opportunity to have fun, unwind, and engage in creative play. But when playground equipment is not…
Rank this Week: 180

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Oct 20

    2018 401k Contribution Limits Rise

    2018 401k Contribution Limits Rise
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced cost of living adjustments affecting 401(k) pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2018 — including an increase in the amount employees can contribute to their…
  • Oct 18

    Unemployment Assistance Benefits Available for Workers Affected by Wildfire

    Unemployment Assistance Benefits Available for Workers Affected by Wildfire
    Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits are now available for workers and self-employed individuals who lost jobs or had work hours substantially reduced as a result of the devastating California wildfires (Butte, Lake,…
  • Oct 17

    CAL/OSHA Issues Advisory on Worker Safety in Wildfire Region

    CAL/OSHA Issues Advisory on Worker Safety in Wildfire Region
    Cal/OSHA is advising employers that special precautions must be taken to protect workers from hazards from wildfire smoke. Cal/OSHA notes that smoke from wildfires contains chemicals, gases and fine particles that can harm health. Breathing…
Rank this Week: 589

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 277

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Oct 20

    These Are the Good Old Days?

    These Are the Good Old Days?
    Or will be if the gloomdogglers are right about the environment, This is not to downgrade the danger presented by global heating – on the contrary, it presents an existential threat. It is simply that I have come to realise ……
  • Oct 18

    Latvian ‘Ocean’

    Latvian ‘Ocean’
    My article Flood Control on the Information Ocean: Living With Anonymity, Digital Cash, and Distributed Databases has been translated into Latvian as “Plūdu kontroli par informāciju, kas okeānā: dzīvo ar…
  • Oct 12

    ACLU Brings Important Freedom-to-Travel Lawsuit

    ACLU Brings Important Freedom-to-Travel Lawsuit
    The ACLU’s blog post is actually not over the top here: We’re Suing the Government for Violating the Rights of Passengers on Delta Airlines 1583 in Police-State Fashion. The full complaint in Amedei v. Duke is online. Some key…
Rank this Week: 12

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 14

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Oct 20

    The Second Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection

    The Second Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection
    Arvind Narayanan and I are excited to announce that the Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection (ConPro ’18) will return in May 2018, once again co-located with the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. The first ConPro brought…
  • Oct 18

    AI Mental Health Care Risks, Benefits, and Oversight: Adam Miner at Princeton

    AI Mental Health Care Risks, Benefits, and Oversight: Adam Miner at Princeton
    How does AI apply to mental health, and why should we care? Today the Princeton Center for IT Policy hosted a talk by Adam Miner, ann AI psychologist, whose research addresses policy issues in the use, design, and regulation of conversational…
  • Oct 4

    Avoid an Equifax-like breach? Help us understand how system administrators patch machine

    Avoid an Equifax-like breach? Help us understand how system administrators patch machine
    The recent Equifax breach that leaked around 140 million Americans’ personal information was boiled down to a system patch that was never applied, even after the company was alerted to the vulnerability in March 2017. Our work studying…
Rank this Week: 55

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

Covers family law in Texas. By Hutton Law, PLLC.

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Oct 20

    2017 Court Appointed Family Advocates Advanced CLE

    2017 Court Appointed Family Advocates Advanced CLE
    October 27, 2017 – all day UT Thompson Center Includes morning refreshments, lunch, afternoon snack, and parking! 6.25 credit hours; 2.5 ethics Cost: $110 for Austin Bar Association CAFA Section Members $135 for non-members of the…
  • Oct 18

    Spousal Maintenance 101: Everything You Need To Know

    Spousal Maintenance 101: Everything You Need To Know
    Spousal maintenance is something that you might need to think about if you are contemplating divorcing your spouse. If you are thinking of filing for divorce or if you are already in the middle of one because your spouse had already gone…
  • Oct 15

    Busting Myths and Rumors About Child Support in Texa

    Busting Myths and Rumors About Child Support in Texa
    The area of family law that a lot of people are concerned about is the part that deals with child support. In a divorce, it’s unavoidable for both parents to worry about finances. It is common for the parent who needs to provide child…
Rank this Week: 418

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Drunk utilitarian

    Drunk utilitarian
    This is more amusing than informative.
  • Oct 20

    U Chicago grad students vote to unionize

    U Chicago grad students vote to unionize
    Good for them.
  • Oct 20

    Nanay: Don't "know thyself"

    Nanay: Don't "know thyself"
    This essay by philosopher Bence Nanay (Antwerp) makes a couple of amusing points, but I was struck by this: [M]ost changes happen gradually and under the radar. A few mechanisms of these changes are well understood, such as the ‘mere...
Rank this Week: 66

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 693

Investment Fraud Information

Investment Fraud Information

By Andrew Stoltmann.

http://www.investmentfraudtimes.com/securities-fraud-attorneys/
  • Oct 20

    Ronald Birnbaum Losses? How We Can Help

    Ronald Birnbaum Losses? How We Can Help
    Stoltmann Law Offices is interested in speaking to those investors who may have invested money with Ronald Birnbaum. He is an advisor with Advisory Group Equity Services. He allegedly recommended a private placement corporate bond whose…
  • Oct 19

    For Victims of Joel Archer and Summit Brokerage Service

    For Victims of Joel Archer and Summit Brokerage Service
    Stoltmann Law Offices is investigating Joel Archer, a broker with Summit Brokerage Services. Allegedly, Archer cold-called a retired woman from California and she opened two accounts with him. Archer allegedly told the client that all of her…
  • Oct 16

    Jamil Ahmed Entered Into An AWC with FINRA

    Jamil Ahmed Entered Into An AWC with FINRA
    Recently, Jamil Ahmed, a former broker with MSI Financial Services, formerly known as MetLife, entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Allegedly, Ahmed borrowed a…
Rank this Week: 125

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 20

    Friday Job Announcement

    Friday Job Announcement
    Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Maniilaq Association General…
  • Oct 20

    Amerind Insurance Prevails over Blackfeet Housing

    Amerind Insurance Prevails over Blackfeet Housing
    Here are the materials in Amerind Risk Management Corp. v. Blackfeet Housing Authority (D.N.M.): 42 dct order 28-1 amerind motion for summary j 33 response 36 amerind response 38 blackfeet reply Prior post here.
  • Oct 20

    Splinter: “The Long Thorny History of the Cherokee Who Owned African Slaves”

    Splinter: “The Long Thorny History of the Cherokee Who Owned African Slaves”
    Here.
Rank this Week: 181

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Oct 20

    Birmingham Hip Implant Resurfacing Lawsuit New

    Birmingham Hip Implant Resurfacing Lawsuit New
    Birmingham Hip Implant Resurfacing Lawsuit News. Over the past ten years, metal on metal (MOM) hip implants have been under fire over their increased risk of premature failure and serious complications of metal poisoning and localized hip…
  • Oct 18

    Taxotere Hair Loss lawsuits in settlement discussion

    Taxotere Hair Loss lawsuits in settlement discussion
    Taxotere Hair Loss lawsuits in settlement discussion. According to sources, the Taxotere hair loss lawsuits may be in preliminary stages of settlement talks. Taxotere Hair Loss lawsuits in settlement discussion. Taxotere use in breast cancer…
  • Oct 11

    Ethicon Physiomesh blamed for injuries following Hernia Surgery

    Ethicon Physiomesh blamed for injuries following Hernia Surgery
    Ethicon Physiomesh blamed for injuries following Hernia Surgery according to a lawsuit. Amy Flood from Texas recently filed a product liability and personal injury claim in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas over…
Rank this Week: 32

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Oct 20

    Kozinski reviews new book — THE JUDGE: 26 MACHIAVELLIAN LESSONS

    Kozinski reviews new book — THE JUDGE: 26 MACHIAVELLIAN LESSONS
    So you thought a judge’s job is to be fair and impartial? To renounce personal gain? To have no agenda? According to Ronald K.L. Collins and David M. Skover in their new book, The Judge: 26 Machiavellian Lessons, that’s all…
  • Oct 20

    ROUNDUP: Law and Humanities 10.20.17

    ROUNDUP: Law and Humanities 10.20.17
    Some news from the world of law and humanities. Some Conferences, Calls for Papers, and Calls for Panelists   The American Constitutional Society for Law and Policy,  Barry University Law School Student Chapter,…
  • Oct 20

    More from the Cornfield Note

    More from the Cornfield Note
    I’ve been studying a different part of Justice Washington’s notes on Corfield v. Coryell–the part on the Commerce Clause issue in the case. Washington’s starts out his entry with: “Governor Wolcott’s…
Rank this Week: 102

Before the Bar Blog - ABA For Law…

Before the Bar Blog - ABA For Law Students

Before the Bar brings together a diversity of opinions, experiences and voices associated with the law – from students to attorneys and judges to members of the legal education field. Its purpose is to connect law students to the future of law.

http://abaforlawstudents.com/stay-informed/before-the-bar-blog/
  • Oct 20

    It’s time for judges to tweet, like, and share

    It’s time for judges to tweet, like, and share
    This article was originally delivered as a speech in conjunction with the Georgia State University Law Review symposium, “Invisible Justices: Supreme Court Transparency in the Age of Social Media,” on Feb. 10, 2016, in Atlanta.…
  • Oct 20

    The laws were looking Illinois, but feeling Minnesota (Allied Structural Steel Co. v. Spannaus)

    The laws were looking Illinois, but feeling Minnesota (Allied Structural Steel Co. v. Spannaus)
    This is the latest in a series of Quimbee.com case brief videos. Have you signed up for your Quimbee membership? The American Bar Association offers three months of Quimbee study aids (a $72 value) for law student…
  • Oct 19

    How paralegal experience can help you excel in law school

    How paralegal experience can help you excel in law school
    Becoming a paralegal is a great way to gain law experience and start your legal career. Many prospective law students take a gap of a year or two before beginning law school. During this downtime, working as a paralegal can give you a much…
Rank this Week: 194

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
Rank this Week: 19

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 21

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Oct 20

    Divorce is Genetic

    Divorce is Genetic
    From PsyPost: Children of divorced parents are more likely to get divorced when compared to those who grew up in two-parent families — and genetic factors are the primary explanation, according to a new study by researchers at Virginia…
  • Oct 19

    Single Moms in Iceland

    Single Moms in Iceland
    From CNN: "What would a society look like without marriage?" The question popped into my brain after I stumbled across a list of countries with the most unwed mothers. With 40% of its babies born out of wedlock, America sits...
  • Oct 18

    Marriage as Mark of Privilege

    Marriage as Mark of Privilege
    From the New York Times: Marriage, which used to be the default way to form a family in the United States, regardless of income or education, has become yet another part of American life reserved for those who are most...
Rank this Week: 694