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IP in Brief

IP in Brief

Comments on developments in copyright and trademark law. By Andrew Berger.

http://www.ipinbrief.com
  • Jun 30

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement
    On September 17, 2012, I along with my colleague Don Prutzman presented a program at the firm entitled How to Protect Your Intellectual Property from New Forms of Online Infringements and Brand Attacks. I outlined why online infringement is a…
  • Apr 15

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial
    I will moderate a panel entitled “Avoiding the Googling Mistrial: Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media” at the Litigation Counsel of America’s 2015 Spring Conference & Celebration of…
  • Mar 19

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim
    Dennis Murrell and Robert Theuerkauf from Middleton Reutlinger in Louisville explained how to prove and defend against trade secret claims at the IPI’s Ocean Reef winter conference. Here is a summary of their excellent presentation.
Rank this Week: 46

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 44

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 48

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Dec 15

    Watchdog Agency Issues Report on ICE Abuse as Agency Seeks to Acquire New Detention Center

    Watchdog Agency Issues Report on ICE Abuse as Agency Seeks to Acquire New Detention Center
    ICE's abuse record speaks for itself. It needs oversight, not more places to lock people up. This week, the watchdog agency for the Department of Homeland Security issued a damning new report examining Immigration and Custom…
  • Dec 15

    A Backroom Deal Threatens to Weaken Real Police Reform in New York City

    A Backroom Deal Threatens to Weaken Real Police Reform in New York City
    Mayor De Blasio and other politicians have joined forces with the NYPD to dilute a police accountability bill. On Tuesday, the New York City Council will vote on two police accountability bills. One represents real reform that will protect…
  • Dec 15

    In Florida, the Racist War on Drugs Rages on

    In Florida, the Racist War on Drugs Rages on
    A Florida newspaper’s investigation found drug enforcement against Black people is much harsher than against white people. A new report from The Sarasota-Herald Tribune has found that drug enforcement in Florida treats Black people…
Rank this Week: 49

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Dec 14

    President Not the Chief Law Enforcement Officer or Above the Law

    President Not the Chief Law Enforcement Officer or Above the Law
    It is now obvious that the President of the United States is under criminal investigation, ranging from possible obstruction of justice to money laundering. President Trump has hired an extensive—some would say less than…
  • Dec 14

    Undocumented Immigrant Not Guilty of Steinle Murder, Will Be Deported

    Undocumented Immigrant Not Guilty of Steinle Murder, Will Be Deported
    The undocumented immigrant charged with shooting and killing Kate Steinle in San Francisco in 2015 was recently acquitted of murder, although he will be deported to Mexico on other felony charges.   Even before this controversial jury…
  • Dec 8

    The Crime of Chronic Pain

    The Crime of Chronic Pain
    The numbers are indeed alarming.   100 million Americans live with chronic pain. It is the most common cause of long-term disability in this country. Pain affects more people in the U.S. than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer…
Rank this Week: 50

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
Rank this Week: 51

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/
  • Dec 16

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Paper Downloads 1. The Idea of 'The Criminal Justice System' Sara Mayeux Vanderbilt University - Law School Date Posted: 10 Oct 2017 [2nd last week] 265 2. Criminal Justice, Inc. John Rappaport…
  • Dec 16

    "It's still too easy to push blacks, minorities off of juries"

    "It's still too easy to push blacks, minorities off of juries"
    Jeffrey Bellin (William & Mary) has this piece at USA Today. In part: The ruling in Connecticut v. Holmes — the appeal of a Connecticut murder case that ultimately landed a black man in prison after a potential African-American juror...
  • Dec 15

    "New drug law makes it ‘harder for us to do our jobs,’ former DEA officials say "

    "New drug law makes it ‘harder for us to do our jobs,’ former DEA officials say "
    From The Washington Post: The Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016 was pushed through Congress by a small band of lawmakers backed by a powerful array of drug companies. The law has undermined the DEA’s most...
Rank this Week: 57

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Dec 16

    "Why hiring people with criminal records benefits all of us"

    "Why hiring people with criminal records benefits all of us"
    The title of this post is the headline of this recent FoxNews commentary authored by Mike Jandernoa. Here are excerpts: In the past, many employers would often not consider hiring people who had even minor criminal records. But as the...
  • Dec 15

    Remarkable story of jury sentencing, jury actions and a victim's response from Virginia

    Remarkable story of jury sentencing, jury actions and a victim's response from Virginia
    A helpful reader made sure I did not miss this remarkable story from Virginia as reported in the Washington Post under the headline "First the jury convicted this 19-year-old maid for stealing. Then they took up a collection to pay...
  • Dec 15

    Call for Papers associated with the Innocence Network Conference

    Call for Papers associated with the Innocence Network Conference
    I am always happy to use this forum to relay calls for papers and/or conferences announcements, and here is a two-fer that I received this afternoon: The Innocence Scholarship Committee of the Innocence Network is seeking high quality social…
Rank this Week: 52

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Dec 16

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "One Another’s Equals" by Waldron

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "One Another’s Equals" by Waldron
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends One Another’s Equals: The Basis of Human Equality on SSRN. Here is a description: An enduring theme of Western philosophy is that we are all one another’s equals. Yet the principle of basic equality…
  • Dec 16

    Download of the Week: "The Debate Over Quantifying Partisan Gerrymandering: by Stephanopoulos & McGhee

    Download of the Week: "The Debate Over Quantifying Partisan Gerrymandering: by Stephanopoulos & McGhee
    Nicholas Stephanopoulos (University of Chicago Law School) & Eric McGhee (Public Policy Institute of California) have posted The Measure of a Metric: The Debate Over Quantifying Partisan Gerrymandering (Stanford Law Review, Forthcoming)…
  • Dec 15

    Feldthusen, Green, Goldberg, & Sharkey on Products Liability in North America

    Feldthusen, Green, Goldberg, & Sharkey on Products Liability in North America
    Bruce Feldthusen, Michael D. Green, John C. P. Goldberg and Catherine M. Sharkey (University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, Wake Forest University - School of Law, Harvard Law School and New York University School of Law) have posted…
Rank this Week: 55

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/
  • Dec 15

    Payson Petroleum – Update on Fraud Investigation

    Payson Petroleum – Update on Fraud Investigation
    SEC Charges Griffin brothers with Fraud over Payson Petroleum Partnerships Did you lose money investing in Payson Petroleum at the advice of your financial advisor? If so, the securities attorneys at The White Law Group may be able to help…
  • Dec 14

    CNL Lifestyle Properties Inc. – Plan of Dissolution

    CNL Lifestyle Properties Inc. – Plan of Dissolution
    CNL Lifestyle Properties Inc. – Securities Investigation The White Law Group is investigating potential claims involving broker-dealers who may have unsuitably recommended CNL Lifestyle Properties to investors. CNL Lifestyle Properties…
  • Dec 14

    Former MA Next Rep JoeAnn Walker Barred from Securities Industry

    Former MA Next Rep JoeAnn Walker Barred from Securities Industry
    FINRA inquiry of JoeAnn Walker involves Unsuitable VA sales According to theFinancial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the regulator has barred former Next Financial advisor JoeAnn Walker (CRD#: 2210194, Brockton, MA) for not…
Rank this Week: 56

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Dec 15

    Federal Investigation Finds 'Significant Issues' At Immigrant Detention Center

    Federal Investigation Finds 'Significant Issues' At Immigrant Detention Center
    Photo courtesy of PBS NPR reports that immigrants detained at four large centers used by Immigration and Customs Enforcement are subject to inhumane treatment, given insufficient hygiene supplies and medical care, and provided potentially…
  • Dec 15

    Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks on the Administration's Efforts to Combat MS-13 and Carry Out its Immigration Prioritie

    Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks on the Administration's Efforts to Combat MS-13 and Carry Out its Immigration Prioritie
    Earlier this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke in Maryland on combatting MS-13, reducing immigration court backlogs, and reforming the immigration laws. Along these lines, news outlets report that President Trump will be pushing…
  • Dec 15

    Christmas at the White House 2017

    Christmas at the White House 2017
    The First Family will celebrate their first Christmas in the White House with a nod to tradition. This year’s theme, “Time-Honored Traditions” was designed by First Lady Melania Trump to pay respect to 200 years of holiday traditions at…
Rank this Week: 53

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 14

    Around the IP Blogs!

    Around the IP Blogs!
    JIPLP (The weblog of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice)The JIPLP “is thrilled to announce that Sir Richard Arnold (High Court of England and Wales - Chancery Division) has accepted the invitation to join its…
  • Dec 14

    UPC - update from UK on statutory instrument

    UPC - update from UK on statutory instrument
    The saltireA quick update from the UK on the outstanding legislation that will enable the UK to ratify the UPC Agreement: yesterday the Privy Council made an Order approving the draft Scottish statutory instrument that grants…
  • Dec 13

    The ILO rules reinstatement of Board of Appeal member, but EPO resist

    The ILO rules reinstatement of Board of Appeal member, but EPO resist
    There was a major development last week in the saga of the suspension of the member of the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office, which, however, still has failed to bring the affair to a conclusion.To recap the tale which has been…
Rank this Week: 58

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Dec 11

    Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Garden Grove

    Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Garden Grove
    A 71-year-old man who was crossing a street in Garden Grove was struck and killed by a vehicle the night of December 8, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incidents occurred in the southbound lane of…
  • Dec 4

    Bicyclist Injured in Fullerton Car Crash

    Bicyclist Injured in Fullerton Car Crash
    A 39-year-old man was critically injured in a Fullerton bicycle accident after he was struck by a car the evening of December 1, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury crash occurred near the…
  • Nov 30

    Teenager Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident Near Orange County School

    Teenager Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident Near Orange County School
    A 14-year-old boy suffered critical injuries in a pedestrian accident near San Juan Hills High School in San Juan Capistrano the morning of November 28, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury…
Rank this Week: 54

China Hearsay

China Hearsay

Covers China law, business and economics. By Stan Abrams.

http://www.chinahearsay.com/
  • Jan 13

    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs…

    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs…
    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs | Fox News fxn.ws/1xkkv7z — I really hope oversight is done correctly © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
  • Jan 13

    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A….

    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A….
    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A. Students – WSJ on.wsj.com/1IGDS0Z – hmm, that never occurred to me © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
  • Jan 13

    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine ho…

    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine ho…
    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine how much better the world so far this year would be without religion. © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
Rank this Week: 59

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 60

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 16

    Court Issues Nationwide Injunction Against Expanded ACA Contraceptive Mandate Exemption

    Court Issues Nationwide Injunction Against Expanded ACA Contraceptive Mandate Exemption
    In Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Trump, (ED PA, Dec. 15, 2017), a Pennsylvania federal district court granted a nationwide preliminary injunction  against enforcement of the Interim Final Rules issued by the Trump Administration…
  • Dec 15

    No Johnson Amendment Repeal In Conference Version of Tax Bill

    No Johnson Amendment Repeal In Conference Version of Tax Bill
    The Conference Committee version of the Tax Reform Act which will be released today will not contain a repeal of the Johnson Amendment.  Washington Post reports that the Senate Parliamentarian has ruled that repeal of this provision…
  • Dec 15

    Trump Nominates Feldblum For Additional Term On EEOC

    Trump Nominates Feldblum For Additional Term On EEOC
    The White House announced earlier this week that President Trump has sent to the Senate the nomination of Chai R. Feldblum for an additional 5-year term on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  Her current term expires on…
Rank this Week: 67

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
Rank this Week: 64

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Dec 16

    Appraisal is the New Fiduciary Duty

    Appraisal is the New Fiduciary Duty
    This week, the Delaware Supreme Court reversed and remanded Chancery’s appraisal determination in Dell et al. v. Magentar Global Event Driven Master Fund et al.. The decision amplified the Supreme Court’s earlier opinion in DFC Global…
  • Dec 15

    Doping, Russia, and Morality Clause

    Doping, Russia, and Morality Clause
    Recently, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Russia will be banned from the 2018 Winter Games for systemic doping. If you have not watched Icarus (on Netflix) on this topic, I recommend it. The documentary starts slowly,…
  • Dec 14

    Should Non-Lawyers Represent People in Arbitration?

    Should Non-Lawyers Represent People in Arbitration?
    Thank you to the BLPB for the chance to write some for the platform. Reading the BLPB has informed my work, and it has kept me up to speed on breaking developments. For readers that don't know me, I'm at...
Rank this Week: 70

Lumen

Lumen

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices. A project of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

https://www.lumendatabase.org/
Rank this Week: 63

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Dec 11

    Five Seriously Injured in Los Angeles Crash Involving Road Rage

    Five Seriously Injured in Los Angeles Crash Involving Road Rage
    Five people including three teens suffered severe injuries in a hit-and-run crash stemming from road rage, and police are looking for the driver. According to a KTLA news report, one of the victims suffered critical injuries. The crash…
  • Dec 4

    Fatal Santa Ana Motorcycle Accident

    Fatal Santa Ana Motorcycle Accident
    Nicklaus Carothers, 26, was killed in a motorcycle accident after a left-turning taxicab struck him at a street intersection in Santa Ana. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the evening of November…
  • Nov 27

    One Dead Five Injured in Diamond Bar Hit-and-Run Crash

    One Dead Five Injured in Diamond Bar Hit-and-Run Crash
    One man was killed and five others including two children were injured in an early morning car accident on November 26, 2017. According to a KTLA news report, the fatal car accident occurred near the 57 and 60 freeway interchange. California…
Rank this Week: 65

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Dec 8

    Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict Affirmed

    Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict Affirmed
    In Commercial Bank & Trust Co. v. Children’s Anesthesiologists, P.C., No. E2016-01747-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Oct. 25, 2017), plaintiffs were the legal guardian of a minor who, after a shunt revision, was no longer able to walk.…
  • Nov 27

    Court Rejects Assertion that Video of Crash Determined Fault Allocation as a Matter of Law

    Court Rejects Assertion that Video of Crash Determined Fault Allocation as a Matter of Law
    Even with video showing the crash, a court may find that there are issues of fact concerning fault allocation surrounding a car accident. In Trammell v. Peoples, No. M2016-02198-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Oct. 11, 2017), plaintiffs were…
  • Nov 23

    Nurse Not Competent to Give Causation Testimony in Medical Malpractice Case

    Nurse Not Competent to Give Causation Testimony in Medical Malpractice Case
    In a health care liability action, a plaintiff must show not only that the defendant breached the standard of care, but that such breach proximately caused the injury in question. Further, that causation testimony cannot come from a nurse. In…
Rank this Week: 71

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Nov 6

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work
    Did you ever wonder if you will lose your property if you file bankruptcy?  Can you keep your home, your car, your household goods?  What about your clothes and jewelry? The part of bankruptcy law that tells us what you can keep…
  • Oct 15

    Student Loans and the Elderly: How to Stop Student Loan Collectors and Social Security Garnishment

    Student Loans and the Elderly: How to Stop Student Loan Collectors and Social Security Garnishment
    An increasing number of our senior citizens are faced with the same problems faced by many of our young adults: student loans. A recent PBS story, “More older Americans than ever are struggling with student debt,” highlights…
  • Sep 6

    Yes You Can Refile Your Chapter 13 Case, But Should You?

    Yes You Can Refile Your Chapter 13 Case, But Should You?
    If you are facing a foreclosure, vehicle repossession, wage garnishment or other financial crisis, Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be a great tool to stop the chaos.  As the type of bankruptcy that includes a repayment plan, Chapter 13 can…
Rank this Week: 68

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Nov 1

    Marine E. coli Outbreak contracts and becomes more seriou

    Marine E. coli Outbreak contracts and becomes more seriou
    Approximately 214 recruits at both MCRD San Diego and the command’s field training facilities at Edson Range, Camp Pendleton, Calif., are symptomatic of E.Coli exposure with diarrheal illness as of Nov. 1. Of the 214 recruits undergoing…
  • Oct 22

    BrightFarms Produce Recalled

    BrightFarms Produce Recalled
    BrightFarms is initiating a voluntary recall of packaged produce sold in Roundy’s Supermarkets due to the potential presence of E. coli at its Rochelle, Illinois (Ogle County) greenhouse farm. The affected BrightFarms branded products…
  • Sep 19

    Eight with E. coli in La Crosse Wisconsin

    Eight with E. coli in La Crosse Wisconsin
    Troy Neumann of WKBT reports several recent cases of E. coli are concerning some residents of the La Crosse area. The La Crosse County Health Department is currently investigating eight reported cases of E. coli in the county. The strain…
Rank this Week: 61

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation
    Rebuilding My Family in Recovery: Addiction Survivors Discuss Mending Fences After Finding Lasting Sobriety Photo credit: Pixabay The excruciating pain of addiction isn’t limited to the person who’s abusing substances —…
  • May 25

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?
    After going through an accident that ends up with injuries, the victim will never know the full extent of their damages until some time has passed after the accident. Even if a person believes that their injury was minor, they could suffer…
  • May 5

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?
    Many people might find it difficult to go seek help for a mental disorder that they may have. Obtaining a diagnosis is the first step in receiving treatment. Going to a physician’s office may be the first step, but not the last.…
Rank this Week: 62

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Jun 23

    Destructive Impact of Fund Fee

    Destructive Impact of Fund Fee
    A retiree living off her portfolio may lose hundreds of dollars a year in income for each added basis point of fund expense ratio — or adviser fee. BY CRAIG L. ISRAELSENFEES DIRECTLY REDUCE PORTFOLIO RETURNS … AND that comes…
  • Apr 7

    Customer Sues Merrill Lynch for Fraud in Connection with Its Use of Funds in a Reserve Account

    Customer Sues Merrill Lynch for Fraud in Connection with Its Use of Funds in a Reserve Account
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A former customer of Merrill Lynch has sued the firm in California civil court for engaging in fraud. According to the lawsuit, Merrill Lynch misused the customer’s cash that…
  • Apr 5

    New Recommendations by the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (15th Article)

    New Recommendations by the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (15th Article)
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the fifteenth in a series of posts to discuss the 51 recommendations that the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (Task Force) has made to the National Arbitration and Mediation…
Rank this Week: 69

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 66

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/
  • Dec 16

    The Lawfare Podcast: Noah Feldman on Madison's Three Live

    The Lawfare Podcast: Noah Feldman on Madison's Three Live
    President James Madison shaped the course of American history in not one, not two, but three different and foundational roles in the formation of the young republic. He was a drafter of the constitution, a leader of the Democratic-Republican…
  • Dec 16

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Jordan Brunner commenced the week by reviewing the climate change provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018. President Donald Trump signed the act on Tuesday. I posted his signing statement…
  • Dec 15

    Rational Security: The “Probing the Probe” Edition

    Rational Security: The “Probing the Probe” Edition
    Republicans question the integrity of Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. President Trump says he will move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem (Tamara’s suggested article for reference). And Secretary of State Rex…
Rank this Week: 76

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 16

    Journalists failing to call out official lies in Austin police contract debate

    Journalists failing to call out official lies in Austin police contract debate
    Local, mainstream media coverage of the Austin police union contract - which was rejected Wednesday night after a dramatic, 8-hour special-called city-council meeting - has been disturbingly bad. People whom I've considered good reporters on…
  • Dec 14

    Uncharted territory: Rejected police union contract leaves many open question

    Uncharted territory: Rejected police union contract leaves many open question
    The Austin City Council last night unanimously voted against accepting a police-union contract - one that took almost 8 months to negotiate and was approved by 85% of union members - after more than 150 reform supporters, including your…
  • Dec 13

    A brief primer on forensic hypnosi

    A brief primer on forensic hypnosi
    In the November Reasonably Suspicious podcast, my colleague Amanda Marzullo and I discussed a capital case out of Dallas - Ex Parte Flores - in which the Dallas PD used hypnosis on the primary witness, who ultimately switched her story. She…
Rank this Week: 79

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
Rank this Week: 84

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 85

Investor Lawyers Blog

Investor Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Law Office of Christopher J. Gray, P.C.

https://www.investorlawyers.net/blog/
  • Dec 15

    Investors in CNL Lifestyle Properties, Inc. May Have Arbitration Claim

    Investors in CNL Lifestyle Properties, Inc. May Have Arbitration Claim
    CNL Lifestyle Properties, Inc. (“CNL Lifestyle”) is a publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trust (“REIT”) that is based in Orlando, FL.  Because CNL Lifestyle is registered with the SEC, the…
  • Dec 15

    Former LPL Financial Advisor Les Koonce Barred By FINRA  

    Former LPL Financial Advisor Les Koonce Barred By FINRA  
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. has reportedly barred former LPL Financial broker Leslie “Les” Koonce based on alleged misrepresentations by Mr. Koonce concerning the sale of private securities.  FINRA…
  • Dec 14

    Former Wells Fargo Brokers Barred for Recommending Risky Over-Concentration in Oil & Gas Investment

    Former Wells Fargo Brokers Barred for Recommending Risky Over-Concentration in Oil & Gas Investment
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) has barred former Wells Fargo (CRD# 126292) financial advisors Charles Henry Frieda (CRD# 5502319) and Charles B. Lynch, Jr. (CRD# 3004877) for allegedly engaging in a pattern…
Rank this Week: 78

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Dec 15

    Canada’s First LNG Export Shipment Arrives in China

    Canada’s First LNG Export Shipment Arrives in China
    FortisBC announced that its single ISO container shipment of LNG, the first LNG to be exported from Canada to China, arrived in China on Thursday.  The LNG was produced at FortisBC’s Tilbury plant near Vancouver, British…
  • Dec 13

    Bills Introduced to Expedite LNG Export Authorization

    Bills Introduced to Expedite LNG Export Authorization
    On December 11, 2017, U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH) introduced two bills related to LNG. The “Unlocking Our Domestic LNG Potential Act” (H.R. 4605) would allow domestic LNG suppliers “to export natural gas after…
  • Dec 6

    Commissioning at Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG Plant Begin

    Commissioning at Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG Plant Begin
    Dominion Energy announced yesterday that feed gas has been introduced into its newly constructed Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG, LP (DECP) liquefaction facility, which is currently undergoing commissioning in Lusby, MD. According to the press…
Rank this Week: 83

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Dec 15

    Bill of Rights Day–Pic of the Week

    Bill of Rights Day–Pic of the Week
    Today is Bill of Rights Day.  On this day in 1791 the Virginia General Assembly completed the ratification process for the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution.  The process concluded a 2-year push to include…
  • Dec 14

    Two Koreas Separated by Demilitarized Zone

    Two Koreas Separated by Demilitarized Zone
    This following is a guest post by Sayuri Umeda, a foreign law specialist who covers Japan and various other countries in East and Southeast Asia. She has previously written posts for In Custodia Legis on various topics,…
  • Dec 12

    Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how much tax do I owe for thee?

    Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how much tax do I owe for thee?
    It is generally believed that the modern Christmas tree tradition originated in Germany in the 16th century. (William D. Crump, The Christmas Encyclopedia (2001)). Thus, it makes sense that Christmas trees first started appearing in…
Rank this Week: 82

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 81

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

http://www.garson-law.com/blog
  • Dec 14

    Ask Dr. Cybersecurity About Protecting Your Law Firm from Hacker

    Ask Dr. Cybersecurity About Protecting Your Law Firm from Hacker
    Dear Doc, I thought that you were Dr. Copyright. What’s with this new name? Signed, Madame Miriam Abacha (wife of late ruler Sonny Abacha of Lagos, Nigeria) Dear Madame: You may have heard that a large law firm in Bermuda, Appleby, had…
  • Dec 7

    A Holiday IP Story

    A Holiday IP Story
    Keeping in the holiday spirit, here’s an IP story that will sweeten your day. Protecting recipes with the traditional tools of intellectual property is difficult. Recipes are typically not copyrightable subject matter because, as merely…
  • Nov 16

    It’s Halloween! Time to Preserve Corpse

    It’s Halloween! Time to Preserve Corpse
    It’s Halloween, which, of course, means that it’s time to preserve corpses. Consider Joseph Karwowski’s invention (U.S. patent 748,284 issued December 29, 1903*).  Joe was a Russian national (‘…a…
Rank this Week: 77

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Dec 12

    Hannukah with the Blawgers – Blawg Review #191 (Archive post)

    Hannukah with the Blawgers – Blawg Review #191 (Archive post)
    LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION® is privileged to host the Blawg Review of Lights on this festive night! That is, Happy Hannukah!  Yes, the fundamental narrative of Hannukah is black–letter: Hannukah celebrates...
  • Dec 7

    Blawging Seattle

    Blawging Seattle
    Originally posted 2010-08-06 08:00:51. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Michael Atkins does a roundup of law blogging in the rainy city.
  • Dec 7

    All the new

    All the new
    Originally posted 2012-12-08 18:00:17. Republished by Blog Post PromoterScrappleFace » Circuit Court Upholds NY Times Right to Squelch News An unnamed spokesman for The New York Times said, “Clearly the...
Rank this Week: 72

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • Dec 8

    Ninth Circuit appealability opinion: Brown v. Cinemark USA, Inc.

    Ninth Circuit appealability opinion: Brown v. Cinemark USA, Inc.
    In Brown v. Cinemark USA, Inc., ___ F.3d ___ (9th Cir. Dec. 7, 2017), the Ninth Circuit held that the plaintiffs could pursue their appeal from the district court's order denying class certification, even though they had settled their…
  • Dec 5

    Interesting UCL "unlawful" prong opinion: Burd v. Barkley Court Reporters, Inc.

    Interesting UCL "unlawful" prong opinion: Burd v. Barkley Court Reporters, Inc.
    In Burd v. Barkley Court Reporters, Inc., ___ Cal.App.5th ___ (Nov. 29, 2017), the Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District, Division Two) considered a UCL "unlawful" prong class action predicated on violations of Government Code…
  • Nov 29

    New class certification opinion: Hefczyc v. Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego

    New class certification opinion: Hefczyc v. Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego
    In Hefczyc v. Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, ___ Cal.App.5th ___ (Nov. 17, 2017), the Court of Appeal (Fourth Appellate District, Division One) affirmed the trial court's denial of class certification in a declaratory relief action. The…
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/
  • Nov 22

    Thanksgiving in 1810, 1910, and 2017

    Thanksgiving in 1810, 1910, and 2017
    Here we are again on the week of Thanksgiving. Accordingly, it’s time that we once again direct you to our 2010 Thanksgiving post entitled “Thanksgiving in 1810, 1910, and 2010.” Back then, in our early blogging days,…
  • Nov 15

    The Art of “Litigation” War (Part III)

    The Art of “Litigation” War (Part III)
    In this installment of Abnormal Use‘s exploration of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, we analyze the following tactics from “Attack By Stratagem,” the third chapter of the book: Thus we may know that there are five…
  • Oct 2

    DRI’s Annual Meeting

    DRI’s Annual Meeting
    As you may know, our firm, Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A. is very, very active in DRI. John Cuttino of our Columbia office serves as its president. Jim Dedman, the editor of this blog, currently acts as the liaison of the Product Liability…
Rank this Week: 88

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Indiana accidents, insurance disputes, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Crossen Kooi, LLP.

http://www.indyfirm.com/Blog.aspx
  • Aug 9

    Good Neighbor Weekend

    Good Neighbor Weekend
    When we arrived at our Good Neighbor Weekend assignment, I thought "good, I can't mess this up." You see, I am not good with my hands. Tools--what are they? I was dubiously anticipating the Saturday morning with my wife, son, his wife,…
  • Jun 5

    Motorcyclist Dies in Northwest Side Accident

    Motorcyclist Dies in Northwest Side Accident
    On the evening of June 1, a motorcyclist was traveling south on Georgetown when a vehicle began pulling out on to the roadway. The vehicle and the motorcycle suddenly stopped, but the motorcyclist was sent flying over the handlebar’s…
  • Apr 4

    Illinois to Indiana Migration on the Rise

    Illinois to Indiana Migration on the Rise
    In 2015, a total of 34,221 Illinois residents reportedly relocated to Indiana. The number of people leaving Illinois to Indiana is astounding – Illinois is losing residents to Indiana more than to any other neighboring state. In…
Rank this Week: 80

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: 87

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Apr 7

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement
    SOUTH CAROLINA NURSING HOME SETTLEMENTS One of the main focuses of the Nursing Home Law Center is the protection of nursing home residents and getting them the highest nursing home verdict that we can. We exert considerable time and energy on…
  • Apr 7

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement
    SOUTH CAROLINA NURSING HOME SETTLEMENTS One of the main focuses of the Nursing Home Law Center is the protection of nursing home residents and getting them the highest nursing home verdict that we can. We exert considerable time and energy on…
  • Feb 13

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care
    It is a reasonable assumption for many people that nursing homes caught in the act of neglecting patient needs, disregarding safety standards and limiting their staff to levels deemed inadequate that fines and sanctions would be a deterrent…
Rank this Week: 86

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 74

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

News, views and information on self-help law and pro se litigation.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/shlep
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Jan 5

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation
    Two state judges opine about the state of accessibility to the legal system. As the economy has worsened, the ranks of the self-represented poor have expanded. In a recent informal study conducted by the Self-Represented Litigation Network,…
Rank this Week: 75

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 91

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/
  • Dec 16

    Trump-friendly provision slipped into tax bill at the last minute

    Trump-friendly provision slipped into tax bill at the last minute
    Is this coincidence or self-dealing by our despicable president? It's actually hard to know. David Sirota and Josh Keefe report that Republican congressional leaders and real estate moguls could be personally enriched by a real-estate-related…
  • Dec 16

    Beyranevand Article: Regulating Inherently Subjective Food Labeling Claim

    Beyranevand Article: Regulating Inherently Subjective Food Labeling Claim
    Laurie J. Beyranevand of Vermont has written Regulating Inherently Subjective Food Labeling Claims, 37 Environmental Law 543 (2017). Here is the abstract: For many consumers, the modern food label serves as the sole source of information…
  • Dec 16

    One-Third of Americans Have Debt in Collection, Including 45% of Nonwhite Consumer

    One-Third of Americans Have Debt in Collection, Including 45% of Nonwhite Consumer
    According to a report by the Urban Institute. The report breaks down the data by county and other demographic data. AccountsRecovery.Net has a story here. Nearly half of consumers in Louisiana have a debt in collection.
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