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Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 3

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017
    More than a decade ago, The Wall Street Journal launched Law Blog. It had a simple name but a novel approach to legal coverage in the pre-Twitter era. The goal: to deliver readers interested in national legal affairs the latest news and rapid…
  • Jun 21

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham
    The former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division is joining the law firm Latham & Watkins, the firm announced on Wednesday, making the firm now home to two former assistant attorney generals for the criminal division,…
  • Jun 15

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
Rank this Week: 41

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 46

Sports in the Courts Blog

Sports in the Courts Blog

Covers sports law. By Callahan & Fusco LLC.

http://www.sportsinthecourtsblog.com
  • Nov 9

    Tony Stewart and his Wrongful Death Pit Stop

    Tony Stewart and his Wrongful Death Pit Stop
    Check out my article for CLM’s Claims Management Magazine on a potential lawsuit against Tony Stewart for a wrongful death claim here:http://claims-management.theclm.org/home/article/Wrongful-Death… Continue Reading
  • Oct 18

    Justice Demands More for the Sayreville Football Scandal

    Justice Demands More for the Sayreville Football Scandal
    There is nothing good about what is going on in Sayreville.  We have allegations of systematic sexual abuse on students by their teammates.  We have victims of awful alleged offenses.  We have potential serious offenders who…
  • Oct 8

    Why the Sayreville Board Had No Choice But to Sack Football

    Why the Sayreville Board Had No Choice But to Sack Football
    From recent media reports, we know that certain parents, players and fans are very angry and outraged that the Sayreville (NJ) Board of Education decided to cancel its football program for the remainder of the season.  Many times a…
Rank this Week: 40

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Aug 23

    Reinstatement Opposed For Conditionally-Admitted Attorney Revoked For Rock Concert Cocaine Use

    Reinstatement Opposed For Conditionally-Admitted Attorney Revoked For Rock Concert Cocaine Use
    The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board recommends against reinstatement of an attorney whose conditional admission had been revoked Petitioner was conditionally admitted to the practice of law in Louisiana on June 17, 2010. His conditional…
  • Aug 23

    D.C. Issues Admonitions In Three Matters; Two From Probate Court

    D.C. Issues Admonitions In Three Matters; Two From Probate Court
    The web page of the District of Columbia Bar has posted informal admonitions issued to attorneys in three matters. Portions of the letters of Disciplinary Counsel are quoted below. One case involves the estate of a woman who died in...
  • Aug 23

    The Pressure Of Billable Hour Expectation

    The Pressure Of Billable Hour Expectation
    A nine-month suspension on a conditional admission of misconduct in Colorado Cook, a member of the products liability group at the Denver office of Faegre Baker Daniels, faced in late 2016 the prospect of failing to meet the firm’s…
Rank this Week: 51

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/
  • Aug 23

    Trump as National Security Threat Revisited: A Scorecard

    Trump as National Security Threat Revisited: A Scorecard
    In March of last year, before Donald Trump was officially the Republican nominee for president, I raised on this site what I described as “a question I think [Lawfare] readers . . . need to consider seriously . . . : Is the putative GOP…
  • Aug 22

    The National Security Law Podcast: Back to the Future...of Afghanistan and GTMO?

    The National Security Law Podcast: Back to the Future...of Afghanistan and GTMO?
    Never a dull moment in 2017. In this week’s episode, Professors Vladeck and Chesney take on four topics (well, four relevant topics…do try to stay with them past their musings on home runs at the Little League World Series).…
  • Aug 22

    AJIL Online Symposium on Sovereignty in Relation to Cyber Operation

    AJIL Online Symposium on Sovereignty in Relation to Cyber Operation
    AJIL Unbound, which supplements the American Journal of International Law’s print edition by publishing short, original essays online, today posted a symposium on sovereignty, cyber operations, and the Tallinn Manual 2.0.  The…
Rank this Week: 49

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Aug 8

    New Securities Law Articles in Print

    New Securities Law Articles in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Janet Austin, What Exactly Is Market Integrity? An Analysis of One of the Core Objectives of Securities Regulation, 8 Wm. & Mary Bus.…
  • Aug 1

    New Securities Law Articles in Print

    New Securities Law Articles in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Eric C. Chaffee, A Call for Legislative Reform: Expanding the Extraterritorial Application of the Private Rights Action under Federal…
  • Jul 22

    Trump to Nominate Former Senate Aide Peirce for SEC Commissioner

    Trump to Nominate Former Senate Aide Peirce for SEC Commissioner
    Eric Beech (Reuters), Trump to Nominate Former Senate Aide Peirce for SEC Commissioner: U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate former Senate Republican aide Hester Maria Peirce to be a member of the Securities and Exchange…
Rank this Week: 52

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 50

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident
    Gilbert, AZ — Three people were injured in an accident with a dump truck that occurred on Monday, December 21, near the intersection of Elliot and Lindsey roads around 7 a.m. According to police, the car and dump truck collided near the…
  • Dec 22

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident
    St. Mary’s County, MD — 61-year-old Brad Gottschall was injured in a box truck accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 15, around 6:20 p.m. on Route 235 in Hollywood, Maryland. According to police, 34-year-old Johnny Thomas…
  • Dec 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 55

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Feb 23

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied
    Issues that are beyond the "ken" of ordinary jurors require expert testimony says the First Department in Wadsworth Condos, LLC v Dollinger Gonski & Grossman 2014 NY Slip Op 00930 [114 AD3d 487] February 13, 2014 Appellate Division, First…
  • Feb 20

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"
    Judiciary Law 487, the attorney-deceit statute, part of the common law, is reserved by the Appellate Division for really really bad conduct.  It is not "lightly given."  While proof does not require "clear and convincing" evidence,…
  • Feb 19

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule
    As we discussed yesterday, courts are eager to dismiss legal malpractice cases, early in the case or late, on the question of whether Client can show that "but for" the attorney's negligence there would have been a better economic outcome for…
Rank this Week: 53

California Lemon Law Blog

California Lemon Law Blog

Covers auto recalls, California lemon law, and unfair and deceptive business practices. By Law Offices of Howard D. Silver.

http://www.california-lemon-law-blog.com/
  • Aug 6

    Ford Hit with $17.35 Million Fine for Year-Long Recall Delay

    Ford Hit with $17.35 Million Fine for Year-Long Recall Delay
    As reported by The Los Angeles Times, Ford Motor Company has recently been fined 17.35 million dollars by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). According to safety regulators, the fine was levied for the company taking…
  • Jul 3

    Defective Passenger Recognition in Airbags Leads to 5,200 Recalled Hyundai Vehicle

    Defective Passenger Recognition in Airbags Leads to 5,200 Recalled Hyundai Vehicle
    As reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), on account of an airbag related problem, Hyundai Motor Company is recalling 5,200 2012-2013 Azera vehicles manufactured between May 22, 2012 and November 23, 2012.…
  • Jun 21

    Corroding Circuit Boards Behind Recall of 193,000 Chevrolet Vehicle

    Corroding Circuit Boards Behind Recall of 193,000 Chevrolet Vehicle
    According to an ABC News Report, General Motors (GM), in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), is recalling 193,652 vehicles due to a circuit board corrosion problem that can endanger…
Rank this Week: 54

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Oct 22

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975
    Duke Chronicle piece 10/22/74 Duke Chanticleer piece August 1975 Original WAC/P? blog post 10/22/16 People don't want to accept that about themselves, that they're part of the general rot, and they react to that angrily, which is a very…
  • Aug 16

    Mannish boys grow up to be Senators.

    Mannish boys grow up to be Senators.
  • Aug 6

    America's Street Fight: What's happens long-term? Does anyone have a clue?

    America's Street Fight: What's happens long-term? Does anyone have a clue?
    So what's the future for America and the West? What happens? Long-term, I mean. The divisiveness in this country is at an all-time high in my Boomer lifetime. No, I don't think it will result in civil war. Or in...
Rank this Week: 62

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Aug 23

    David McConnell Was Terminated From His Former Employer Following Alleged Rule Violation

    David McConnell Was Terminated From His Former Employer Following Alleged Rule Violation
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and accessed on August 21, 2017 indicate that former Ohio-based MML Investors Services broker/adviser David McConnell was recently terminated from his former…
  • Aug 23

    Derek Nierman Has Received a Customer Complaint

    Derek Nierman Has Received a Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on August 21, 2017 indicate that Arizona-based UBS Financial Services broker/adviser Derek Nierman has received a customer dispute.…
  • Aug 23

    Jeffrey Rathmanner Was Discharged From His Former Employer

    Jeffrey Rathmanner Was Discharged From His Former Employer
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on August 21, 2017 indicate that Minnesota-based Oak Ridge Financial Services Group broker/adviser Jeffrey Rathmanner was recently…
Rank this Week: 57

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 23

    Fitzpatrick on the Ironic History of Rule 23

    Fitzpatrick on the Ironic History of Rule 23
    Brian T. Fitzpatrick, Vanderbilt Law School, has posted The Ironic History of Rule 23: Fifty years ago, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended to create the modern money damages class action, Rule 23(b)(3). The 1966 amendment…
  • Aug 22

    SFSU Constitution and Citizenship Day Schedule Announced

    SFSU Constitution and Citizenship Day Schedule Announced
    The line-up for “Rights and Wrongs,” this year’s Constitution Day conference at San Francisco State University, to be held September 18-19 2017, is here.  The keynoters are Robin D. G. Kelley, UCLA, who will speak on…
  • Aug 22

    Leo Hershkowitz: Dumpster Diver for Legal History

    Leo Hershkowitz: Dumpster Diver for Legal History
    Today's New York Times brings word of the death of Leo Hershkowitz. That might not be a familiar name to legal historians today, even though he taught history at Queens College "for about 50 years."  The obituary's reference to his many…
Rank this Week: 59

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Aug 23

    Refugee Women Struggle to Access Contraception

    Refugee Women Struggle to Access Contraception
    openDemocracy.net (Aug. 15, 2017): Reproductive Rights on the Move: Refugee Women in Greece Struggle to Access Contraception, by Zoe Holman Refugee women are struggling to maintain control of their bodies and reproductive choices as a result…
  • Aug 19

    The Right to (Black) Life

    The Right to (Black) Life
    The New York Times (Aug. 9, 2017): The Right to (Black) Life, by Renee Bracey Sherman Three years since the killing of Michael Brown, women of color are asserting that one of the greatest civil rights issues of our time...
  • Aug 18

    Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973

    Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973
    The New York Times (Aug. 16, 2017): Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973, Paper Finds, by Maya Salam The sperm count of men in Western countries has been declining precipitously with no signs of...
Rank this Week: 68

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    What’s the first thing to do in a divorce after your spouse utters the “D” word?

    What’s the first thing to do in a divorce after your spouse utters the “D” word?
    After twenty years of marriage, the best family vacation ever, or one of your usual fights, your spouse says, “I want a divorce.” You feel a thump in your chest like your heart hit your rib cage. The blood coursing through your…
  • Jul 24

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?
    You’re negotiating a separation or divorce agreement, and your spouse offers to pay you $X monthly for X years in exchange for your ownership interest in the house, retirement account, stock options or some other valuable asset. Should…
  • Jun 3

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge
    It seems simple enough. You should never agree with a Judge if you don’t actually agree with a Family Court Judge, right? Theoretically, yes, it is simple to say, “No your honor I don’t agree.” But in reality, when it…
Rank this Week: 67

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Aug 22

    Ultra-Orthodox Judaism and Custody

    Ultra-Orthodox Judaism and Custody
    From The Washington Post: A very interesting decision handed down Wednesday by a New York appellate court (Weisberger v. Weisberger). Note that, of course, though this case involves ultra-Orthodox Judaism, similar stories could happen in…
  • Aug 22

    Same-Sex Marriage Vote in Australia

    Same-Sex Marriage Vote in Australia
    From CNN: Australia could legalize same-sex marriage by as early as the end of this year, after the government announced an attempt to hold a national vote on the issue. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told reporters on Tuesday he would...
  • Aug 21

    Lebanon Repeals Marry-Your-Rapist Law

    Lebanon Repeals Marry-Your-Rapist Law
    From The New York Times: BEIRUT, Lebanon — Lebanon on Wednesday repealed a law that allowed rapists to evade punishment by marrying their accusers, the latest in a string of countries in the region to reverse such provisions under…
Rank this Week: 66

Investment Fraud Information

Investment Fraud Information

By Andrew Stoltmann.

http://www.investmentfraudtimes.com/securities-fraud-attorneys/
  • Aug 22

    Investment Losses In Coachman Energy Partners?

    Investment Losses In Coachman Energy Partners?
    Stoltmann Law Offices is interested in speaking to those investors who may have suffered losses with Coachman Energy Partners. Coachman Energy is a privately owned energy company headquartered in Denver, Colorado and currently…
  • Aug 18

    Update For Investors: Patrick Hudson Terminated From RBC Capital Market

    Update For Investors: Patrick Hudson Terminated From RBC Capital Market
    Stoltmann Law Offices continues to investigate Patrick Hudson, a former RBC Capital Markets broker based out of Maryland. In July 2017, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) sanctioned him following allegations that he…
  • Aug 17

    Gabriel Hynes Entered Into An AWC With FINRA: What Investors Can Do

    Gabriel Hynes Entered Into An AWC With FINRA: What Investors Can Do
    According to a recent Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Gabriel Hynes allegedly purchased securities in four different companies through private offerings conducted…
Rank this Week: 64

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Aug 22

    Litigation Support Work for CPA

    Litigation Support Work for CPA
    A CPA who focuses on traditional tax work or auditing services might be a great fit to branch out into litigation support work. Attorneys are always looking for expert witnesses with certain areas of expertise, and accountants doing general…
  • Aug 18

    How an Attorney Qualifies an Expert Witne

    How an Attorney Qualifies an Expert Witne
    Attorney Miles Mason talks about qualifying someone as an expert witness. How does he demonstrate an accountant’s training, experience, and credentials so that the court will permit him or her to testify as an expert?
  • Aug 15

    Calculating Income in Divorce Case

    Calculating Income in Divorce Case
    There are four widely recognized methods of calculating income in divorce cases. These four methods have been developed for use by the Internal Revenue Service in calculating unreported income in tax cases, and are the primary ways a…
Rank this Week: 65

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Around the IP Blogs!

    Around the IP Blogs!
    This Kitten is delighted to bring you the highlights from some recently published IP blogs.Driving around the Blogs!Marie-Andree Weiss on The 1709 Blog summarizes the motion for judgment on the pleadings filed by the defendants in Solid Oak…
  • Aug 20

    When "mayo" is not manyonnaise, yet still is mayonnnaise: All a matter of the label?

    When "mayo" is not manyonnaise, yet still is mayonnnaise: All a matter of the label?
    When is “mayo” not mayonnaise yet still can be called “mayo”, even when the product has no egg-based ingredient? This Kat was reminded of this question in reading recently that Hampton Creek, Inc., a much ballyhooed,…
  • Aug 18

    Friday fantasie

    Friday fantasie
    I heard IP events?CITMA Autumn Conference -- IP and social media12th October 2017, 10am – 7pmHyatt Regency BirminghamEarn 5 hours’ CPDRegistration has opened, see further details here. UNION-IP September Dinner Meeting -…
Rank this Week: 61

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Aug 21

    Jotwell 2017 Summer Break

    Jotwell 2017 Summer Break
    Jotwell is taking a short summer break. Posting will resume on Monday, September 4. However, even while we’re on break, we’ll be accepting submissions, editing them, and doing a lot of work under the hood. We have tentatively…
  • Aug 18

    The Real World

    The Real World
    Karen Bradshaw, Settling for Natural Resource Damages, 40 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 211 (2016). James W. Coleman, How Cheap Is Corporate Talk? Comparing Companies’ Comments on Regulations with Their Securities Disclosures, 40 Harv. Envtl.…
  • Aug 17

    Democracy Unchained

    Democracy Unchained
    K. Sabeel Rahman, Private Power, Public Values: Regulating Social Infrastructure in a Changing Economy, 39 Cardozo L. Rev. 5 (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Frank Pasquale In the mid-2000s, digital activists spearheaded the…
Rank this Week: 60

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 56

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Aug 11

    Why Are Insurers Requiring Consumers to Take Brand Name Drugs at a Higher Cost Than Generics?

    Why Are Insurers Requiring Consumers to Take Brand Name Drugs at a Higher Cost Than Generics?
    In collaboration with the New York Times, ProPublica authored a multi-part series on the falling cost of generic drugs and insurance. One article sought to answer what politicians and many consumers have been asking lately: If generics are…
  • Aug 5

    Focus of Delivering Babies Safely Often Ignores Very Ill Mother

    Focus of Delivering Babies Safely Often Ignores Very Ill Mother
    “‘With our technology, every single time a woman dies [in childbirth], it’s a medical error.'” In May of this year, ProPublica joined forces with NPR to tell the story of Lauren Bloomstein, a NICU nurse at Monmouth…
  • Aug 3

    Outside Influence, Alternative Facts, and Rushed Votes: Medical Malpractice

    Outside Influence, Alternative Facts, and Rushed Votes: Medical Malpractice
    Earlier this week, the Washington Post published an article about the influence of lobbyists on legislation that would decimate patients’ rights and eliminate fair compensation for non-economic damages, frequently referred to as pain…
Rank this Week: 63

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart…

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/Legal-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 7

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona
    Child support is usually paid by the noncustodial parent. If parents share custody after divorce, the court usually chooses the parent with the larger income to pay child support. Child support agreements differ from case to case and depend…
  • Jun 30

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?
    Standardized field sobriety tests or "SFSTs" are used by law enforcement to ascertain whether a driver is intoxicated. All law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have to abide by the same standard of field sobriety testing set by the…
  • Feb 11

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law
    In the state of Arizona, there are three major drunk driving statutes: Title 28-1381 – Driving Under the Influence Title 28-1382 – Extreme / Super Extreme DUI Title 28-1383 – Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Title…
Rank this Week: 58

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Aug 23

    Burke on Why Fiction?

    Burke on Why Fiction?
    Alafair S. Burke (Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law) has posted Why Fiction? (New England Law Review, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: When I sold my first novel the summer after my first year as...
  • Aug 22

    "How Jeff Sessions and Donald Trump have restarted the war on drugs"

    "How Jeff Sessions and Donald Trump have restarted the war on drugs"
    From The Guardian, via the NACDL news scan: In May, Sessions reversed his predecessor’s initiative, claiming, without evidence, that Holder’s sentencing changes had led to America’s sudden 10.8% increase in murders in 2015. . . . The…
  • Aug 22

    "D.C. Circuit forbids seizing all electronic storage devices in computer warrant cases"

    "D.C. Circuit forbids seizing all electronic storage devices in computer warrant cases"
    Orin Kerr has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy. In part: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit handed down an important computer search case Friday, United States v. Griffith. The case is about computer search warrants, and...
Rank this Week: 82

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 23

    Md. nonprofit CAMI launches cyber jobs platform

    Md. nonprofit CAMI launches cyber jobs platform
    The nonprofit Cybersecurity Association of Maryland Inc. announced Wednesday the launch of Maryland Cyber Jobs, an online jobs platform in partnership with Maryland-based firm SkillSmart. The program addresses the shortage across all industry…
  • Aug 23

    Warschawski named 2017 US Small Firm of the Year finalist

    Warschawski named 2017 US Small Firm of the Year finalist
    Baltimore-based advertising and public relations firm Warschawski has been named a national finalist for U.S. Small Firm of the Year by PR News. Warschawski was selected from a national pool of applicants based on creativity, ingenuity…
  • Aug 23

    Maryland condos ruled unsafe; residents ordered to leave

    Maryland condos ruled unsafe; residents ordered to leave
    The 100 residents of a condominium complex in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C., have been ordered to leave their homes after the midrise buildings failed a fire safety inspection.
Rank this Week: 76

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Aug 23

    Neo-Nazis, Wedding Cakes, and Compelled Speech

    Neo-Nazis, Wedding Cakes, and Compelled Speech
    by Michael DorfOn Verdict, my latest column addresses the free-speech implications of the denial by various internet companies of hosting, registration, and other services to the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer. To summarize and…
  • Aug 22

    Northerners, Heritage, and Confederate Sympathie

    Northerners, Heritage, and Confederate Sympathie
    by Neil H. BuchananThe day after a Klan sympathizer drove a car into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, killing one person and injuring nineteen others, I received an email from a friend:"The driver who killed the counter…
  • Aug 21

    Constitutional Arithmetic Post-Charlottesville: Sometimes One Plus One Equals Zero

    Constitutional Arithmetic Post-Charlottesville: Sometimes One Plus One Equals Zero
    by Michael Dorf(cross-posted on Take Care)Since the white supremacist march, rally, and mayhem in Charlottesville, some civil libertarians have begun to question whether the white supremacists were entitled to march and rally at all, in light…
Rank this Week: 84

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Aug 23

    Court of Appeals Discusses Tennessee Car Accident Damage

    Court of Appeals Discusses Tennessee Car Accident Damage
    Want a primer on the law of compensatory damages in Tennessee?  Then look at Hyde v. South Central Tennessee Development District, No. M2015-02466-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. July 14, 2017), defendant admitted liability for a car…
  • Aug 22

    No Negligent Misrepresentation Claim Based on Future Event

    No Negligent Misrepresentation Claim Based on Future Event
    In Jones v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP, No. W2016-00717-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. July 12, 2017), the Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of a negligent misrepresentation claim. Plaintiffs were the borrowers on a valid and enforceable…
  • Aug 17

    Application of Tennessee Savings Statute When Initial Filing Deadline Missed

    Application of Tennessee Savings Statute When Initial Filing Deadline Missed
    In Jones v. Behrman, No. W2016-00643-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 27, 2017), the Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of an HCLA claim for failure to file within the applicable statute of limitations Decedent suffered from several health…
Rank this Week: 71

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 81

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
  • Aug 23

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Ronald Krotoszynski, John S. Stone Chairholder of Law and Director of Faculty Research,University of Alabama School of Law, presents today as part of the Faculty...
  • Aug 22

    Private Equity – New Haven, CT

    Private Equity – New Haven, CT
    The Yale Law School Center for Private Law hosts a Private Equity Conference on November 17, 2017, 9:45-4. “The conference will bring leading theorists from law, economics, finance, and sociology...
  • Aug 22

    Best Legal Blog Contest

    Best Legal Blog Contest
    The Expert Institute invites nominations for its 2017 Best Legal Blog Contest. The deadline is Sept. 15, 2017.
Rank this Week: 80

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
Rank this Week: 83

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
  • Aug 22

    Why the ERA Is Still Pending Before the State

    Why the ERA Is Still Pending Before the State
    Let’s delve more deeply into the question of why the ERA can still be ratified by the states. In some constitutional amendments, a time limit for ratification was written directly into the amendment’s text.  Take the…
  • Aug 19

    The Original Understanding of the ERA

    The Original Understanding of the ERA
    Following up on my last post, suppose that the Equal Rights Amendment is somehow ratified. How should we interpret a text proposed in 1972 and ratified, say, 50 years later? The 27th Amendment presents this issue in an even more acute way…
  • Aug 15

    The Ratification of the ERA

    The Ratification of the ERA
    A few months ago, Nevada ratified the Equal Rights Amendment proposed by Congress in 1972.  I have no idea if this was done for symbolic reasons or from a genuine desire to see the ERA ratified.  Nevada’s action, though,…
Rank this Week: 70

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Aug 22

    Is a Dubious 'Brain Health' Quiz Stoking Alzheimer's Anxiety to Lure Patients?

    Is a Dubious 'Brain Health' Quiz Stoking Alzheimer's Anxiety to Lure Patients?
    That was the original title on my article in Undark Magazine about an advertising instrument from the NorthShore University Health Systems' Neurological Institute. It has now been picked up by Slate, with a different headline. Here is the…
  • Aug 22

    CFP: Artificial Intelligence And The Practice Of Law

    CFP: Artificial Intelligence And The Practice Of Law
    This just in: Call for Papers: Artificial Intelligence and the Practice of Law The South Carolina Law Review will host its 2018 Symposium on February 9, 2018, at the University of South Carolina School of Law. The symposium will focus...
  • Aug 22

    Arkansas - Little Rock Dean Search Announcement

    Arkansas - Little Rock Dean Search Announcement
    The Univerity of Arkansas - Little Rock Bowen School of Law is looking for a new dean. Eager to learn more? The dean search announcement gives you all the details.
Rank this Week: 73

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Aug 21

    Abnormal Use and The Eclipse

    Abnormal Use and The Eclipse
    As everyone on the continent knows, today is the day of the total solar eclipse. As you may recall, we here at Abnormal Use and Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A. maintain four offices in the Carolinas, three of which will be in the path of…
  • Apr 17

    Dogs: Man’s Best Friend Or Unreasonably Dangerous Product?

    Dogs: Man’s Best Friend Or Unreasonably Dangerous Product?
    According to a report from the Clinton Herald, a lawsuit has been filed against the Clinton (Iowa) Humane Society after a dog adopted from the agency bit a 15-month old child. The dog, which was possibly a pitbull-mix, was…
  • Apr 14

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    As you might know, we here at Abnormal Use occasionally plan CLE programs for organizations of which we are members. Our editor, Jim Dedman, serves as the vice-chair of the Mecklenburg County Bar’s Civil Litigation Section. As such,…
Rank this Week: 72

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 78

Wills and Estate Administration…

Wills and Estate Administration Articles

Covers probate, elder law and litigation topics. By Kenneth Vercammen.

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

    Advice to the Executors of an Estate

    Advice to the Executors of an Estate
    Advice to the Executors of an EstateAdvice to the Executors of an EstateThe New Probate Statute of NJ revised various sections of the New Jersey law on Wills and estates. law makes a number of substantial changes to the provisions governing…
  • Aug 17

    Administration of Estates, Probates and Decedents Law in New Jersey 3B:10-6

    Administration of Estates, Probates and Decedents Law in New Jersey 3B:10-6
    Administration of Estates, Probates and Decedents Law in New Jersey 3B:10-6B:10-6. Acts of administrator before notice of will Lawful acts performed in good faith by an administrator before notice of a will and purchases or transfers made by…
  • Aug 17

    Administrator of an Estate where there is no Will

    Administrator of an Estate where there is no Will
    Administrator of an Estate where there is no WillADMINISTRATOR OF A DECEDENTS ESTATE WHERE THERE IS NO WILL- DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESWhen a person dies without having a Will that is called intestate. The administration must be…
Rank this Week: 79

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Economic Damages Addressed on Appeal in Wrongful Death Case

    Economic Damages Addressed on Appeal in Wrongful Death Case
    On December 14, 2011, Suzanne Hart was entering the elevator in the lobby of the building where she worked, at 285 Madison Avenue in Manhattan, when the elevator malfunctioned and suddenly shot upward while its doors were still open. The…
  • Jul 23

    Jury Verdict Reduced for Parking Garage Attendant Struck by Car

    Jury Verdict Reduced for Parking Garage Attendant Struck by Car
    On August 16, 2006 Arnulfo Ahumada was working as a parking attendant in a parking garage at NYU Langone Medical Center at 530 First Avenue in Manhattan when he was struck by a rolling car whose driver had mistakenly left it on the ramp with…
  • Jul 17

    Appellate Court Addresses Damages for Loss of Household Service

    Appellate Court Addresses Damages for Loss of Household Service
    On September 19, 2009 Frederick Knight went to his son’s automobile race at the Fulton Speedway, a 3/8 mile clay racetrack at County Route 57 in Fulton. He paid a special fee to watch from the pit area behind the track and had been…
Rank this Week: 75

Our News & Stories

Our News & Stories

Features Penn Law news.

http://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/news/
  • Aug 24

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American & Latino Studie

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American & Latino Studie
    In recognition of the mounting importance of Latin America as both a rapidly growing global legal market and the hub of much U.S. immigration debate, the University of Pennsylvania Law School has established the innovative Certificate of…
  • Aug 17

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87
    The Comedy Cellar opened in 1980, long after venues such as the 1960s-era Improv set the tone. But the Comedy Cellar made comic hay just the same, earning sell-out after sell-out of its 115-seat room as well as a string of accolades including…
  • Aug 12

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16
    This dispatch from Alicia Zhang L'16 is one in a series of firsthand accounts by Law School students about how their summer employment opportunities are preparing them for their legal careers. Zhang is from Austin, TX.
Rank this Week: 74

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 77

Accident Blog

Accident Blog

Covers personal injury, accident prevention, and consumer issues. By the Law Offices of Michael Pines.

http://seriousaccidents.com/blog/
  • May 30

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident
    A young man has been charged with speeding and reckless driving after killing a local woman in a San Diego pedestrian accident. Lawrence Joseph Farry, 25, is facing misdemeanor charges including gross vehicular manslaughter after speeding…
  • Mar 4

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road
    We recently reported on driving tips for teenage drivers, but senior drivers need just as much advice to stay current and safe on the road, and timing couldn’t be any better since next week is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
  • Dec 30

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?
    New York City motorists may be in for a surprise once Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ordinance to collect “crash tax” becomes in-effect. The “crash tax” also referred to as an “accident tax” collects every time a car accident occurs.…
Rank this Week: 69

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Aug 23

    "If You Annoy Your Professors, You Will Probably Annoy Your Boss/Clients"

    "If You Annoy Your Professors, You Will Probably Annoy Your Boss/Clients"
    In a post with the above title, Joshua Fershee writes: Over at Above the Law, Prof. Kerriann Stout wrote 10 Things That Will Absolutely Piss Off Your Law Professor. She notes it is not an exhaustive... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Aug 23

    Recent Business Law Scholarship from UCLA

    Recent Business Law Scholarship from UCLA
    "Kokesh Footnote 3 Notwithstanding: The Future of the Disgorgement Penalty in SEC Cases" UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 17-12 STEPHEN M. BAINBRIDGE, University of California, Los... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Aug 21

    Will public sector union agency fees survive Gorsuch?

    Will public sector union agency fees survive Gorsuch?
    The Economist reports: The dispute revisits a question the Supreme Court answered 40 years ago in Abood v City of Detroit Board of Education: whether public-sector unions may charge a fee to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 104

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 103

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Aug 23

    Mischler Financial Group Was Sanctioned by FINRA in Connection to Alleged Rule Violation

    Mischler Financial Group Was Sanctioned by FINRA in Connection to Alleged Rule Violation
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on August 21, 2017 indicate that California-based Mischler Financial Group was recently sanctioned by FINRA in connection to alleged rule…
  • Aug 23

    Gabriel Hynes Was Issued a Three Month Suspension

    Gabriel Hynes Was Issued a Three Month Suspension
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on August 22, 2017 indicate that former Florida-based NYLife Securities broker/adviser Gabriel Hynes was recently sanctioned by FINRA and…
  • Aug 23

    Ralph Martin: Sanctioned For Executing Discretionary Transactions Without Written Authorization

    Ralph Martin: Sanctioned For Executing Discretionary Transactions Without Written Authorization
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on August 22, 2017 indicate that Illinois-based Cambridge Investment Research broker/adviser Ralph Martin was recently sanctioned by…
Rank this Week: 93

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Aug 23

    ALA: “The Copyright Office belongs in the Library of Congress”

    ALA: “The Copyright Office belongs in the Library of Congress”
    Currently the Register of Copyrights is appointed by the Librarian of Congress. For several years this administrative arrangement has caught the attention of members of Congress because, in 2015, the GAO identified the Copyright…
  • Aug 23

    DOJ’s 1974 memo on the legal aspects of impeachment

    DOJ’s 1974 memo on the legal aspects of impeachment
    Here’s an example of what you may find at the Government Attic, a repository of FOIA-released government documents: DOJ Legal Memorandum titled Legal Aspects of Impeachment: An Overview which was written during the Watergate…
  • Aug 22

    Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center releases analysis of online media and social media coverage of 2016 presidential campaign

    Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center releases analysis of online media and social media coverage of 2016 presidential campaign
    The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society released a comprehensive analysis of online media and social media coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign. The report, Partisanship, Propaganda, and Disinformation: Online Media and the…
Rank this Week: 90

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

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

    Defense Verdict in Hinds County Tort Claims Act Medical Malpractice Trial

    Defense Verdict in Hinds County Tort Claims Act Medical Malpractice Trial
    On Friday Hinds County Senior Judge Tomie Green rendered a defense verdict in Nickerson v. Univ. of Miss. Medical Center. Here is the Court’s Memorandum Opinion and Order. The decision was from a 2016 trial of a medical malpractice case…
  • Aug 22

    Random Thoughts After the Latest Baby Powder Talc Verdict

    Random Thoughts After the Latest Baby Powder Talc Verdict
    It was another win for the plaintiffs yesterday in the Mississippi-born Johnson & Johnson baby powder talc litigation. The latest verdict was $417 million a California jury awarded to a single plaintiff after a 4 week trial. The…
  • Aug 21

    $2.2 Million Verdict in Hinds County Car Wreck Trial

    $2.2 Million Verdict in Hinds County Car Wreck Trial
    On Friday a Hinds County Circuit Court jury returned a $2.2 million verdict in Moton v. Leguire and Climate King, LLC. Facts: Plaintiff was traveling on I-55 south on August 3, 2016 when the pickup truck she borrowed from her brother to drive…
Rank this Week: 105

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/
  • Aug 22

    PGR Draft Faculty Lists for Fall 2017 Survey

    PGR Draft Faculty Lists for Fall 2017 Survey
    The draft list of faculties for the 2017 PRG survey is ready for review and correction. Download PGR Faculty Lists 2017-18 draft The benchmark for the faculty list is fall 2018, so, e.g., faculty who will be retired by fall...
  • Aug 21

    Mediocre white person watch: Richard Spencer edition

    Mediocre white person watch: Richard Spencer edition
    He read some Nietzsche, didn't get much out of it. (The linked essay makes a few good points, but for a more serious discussion of related issues, see this review essay of mine.) (Thanks to David Zimmerman for the pointer.)
  • Aug 21

    "Push Trump off a cliff again"

    "Push Trump off a cliff again"
    This is funny, and if you don't like cliffs, you have a choice also of volcanoes, sewers, and dinosaurs.
Rank this Week: 100