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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/
  • Oct 19

    "Who can access your e-mails after you die?"

    "Who can access your e-mails after you die?"
    Orin Kerr has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy. In part: The case arose after John Ajemian died from a cycling accident. He didn’t have a will, and his siblings were appointed personal representatives of his estate. Ajemian’s siblings…
  • Oct 19

    "Nation’s top cops, prosecutors urge Trump not to roll back successful crime policies"

    "Nation’s top cops, prosecutors urge Trump not to roll back successful crime policies"
    From The Washington Post, via the NACDL news scan: The Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime & Incarcerationsent a letter to Sessions and President Trump, and held a summit meeting in Washington, in which they were adamant that crime…
  • Oct 19

    Rothstein on Burdens and Presumption

    Rothstein on Burdens and Presumption
    Paul F. Rothstein (Georgetown University Law Center) has posted Demystifying Burdens of Proof and the Effect of Rebuttable Evidentiary Presumptions: In Civil and Criminal Trials on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Evidentiary presumptions in law…
Rank this Week: 477

1234Tips on Time Matters

1234Tips on Time Matters

Offers step-by-step instructions showing how to get more out of Time Matters software.

http://www.activepractice.com/1234tips/
  • Oct 19

    Time Matters 16.2.1 Re-released - New Feature

    Time Matters 16.2.1 Re-released - New Feature
    Time Matters 16.2.1 fixes key issues in version 16. We are have reviewed...
  • Oct 8

    See Daily Details in Calendar View

    See Daily Details in Calendar View
    When a day has too many events to display all at once on the Weekly or Monthly, you can pop up a resizable window to see them all.
  • Sep 26

    Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Fix for Time Matter

    Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Fix for Time Matter
    Adobe Acrobat Reader DC can fail to work with Time Matters 16.1.1 and earlier. When you attempt to use TMSave, it may display an error message referring to: Enable Protected Mode at startup. Here are two fixes for the issue.
Rank this Week: 754

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/
Rank this Week: 963

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Channel 9 and donut

    Channel 9 and donut
    Every company talks about being real, open and authentic and nobody does it it, my company, LexBlog included. Being real, open and authentic requires a a company letting the outside world know what makes the company tick, what they’re…
  • Oct 16

    Taking your reading to networking

    Taking your reading to networking
    I am a big believer that content is nothing more than the currency of relationships. I’m not dismissing the value of content, any more than I would dismiss the value of words at an offline networking event. Without words how could you…
  • Oct 13

    Why is baseball the greatest sport in the world?

    Why is baseball the greatest sport in the world?
    Why is baseball the greatest sport? Because just when you think you’ve seen it all, you witness what the Cubs did in their playoff win over the Nationals last night. With two outs in the top of the fifth inning the Cubs saw four…
Rank this Week: 280

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Oct 19

    Article on Corporate Family Law

    Article on Corporate Family Law
    Allison Anna Tait recently posted an Article entitled, Corporate Family Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: There is no such thing as corporate family law. But there are…
  • Oct 19

    Article on Tax Savings with Income-Based Charitable Bequest

    Article on Tax Savings with Income-Based Charitable Bequest
    Estate planners typically view charitable bequests as a means to avoid estate tax but not income tax. This narrow perspective represents a lost opportunity for income tax savings. Such savings may be achieved through income-based charitable…
  • Oct 19

    Trump Tax Plan Paints Pretty Picture for Art Collector

    Trump Tax Plan Paints Pretty Picture for Art Collector
    Attorney Malcom Taub, an expert in law dealing with art, noted that the abrogation of the estate tax might be bad news for universities, museums, and other institutions that benefit from the federal government vandalizing the estates of…
Rank this Week: 442

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

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

    Deeper Dive into Statistics Confirm Rise in Sex Harassment Cases … With Some Caveat

    Deeper Dive into Statistics Confirm Rise in Sex Harassment Cases … With Some Caveat
    So a few weeks back, I suggested that we were entering into a new era of sexual harassment cases and wondered out loud when the statistics would back up my observations. We now have our first signs.  Maybe. In my exclusive continued look…
  • Oct 19

    Afraid of Sexual Harassment Claims? Then Be Afraid of Halloween

    Afraid of Sexual Harassment Claims? Then Be Afraid of Halloween
    “Let’s engage in a Halloween-type party where everybody would be having sex.” Or perhaps, “So, are you going to wear a bikini for your Halloween costume?” What is it about Halloween that brings out the creep…
  • Oct 18

    Exclusive: New Statistics from CHRO Show Drop in Discrimination Claim

    Exclusive: New Statistics from CHRO Show Drop in Discrimination Claim
    Through a recent FOI request, I was able to take a peek at the latest case statistics coming out of the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. (The CHRO has since added them to the website as well.) I’ve done these recaps in…
Rank this Week: 106

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Oct 19

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (October 19, 2017)

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (October 19, 2017)
    Top Downloads for: Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal Recent Top Papers (60 days) as of 20 Aug 2017 - 19 Oct 2017 Rank Paper Downloads 1. Smart Contracts and the Cost of Inflexibility Jeremy M. Sklaroff University of Pennsylvania Law...
  • Oct 19

    Will They Ever Learn?

    Will They Ever Learn?
    Will They Ever Learn? Insurance companies have a notorious reputation for failing to uphold contracts with their insureds. Such was the case for Ms. Laura Dziadek when she tried to have the Charter Oak Fire Ins. Co. pay for her...
  • Oct 16

    Take That! Outstanding Contractual Balance, Not Just Profits, Due in Case of Asserted Commercial Impracticability

    Take That! Outstanding Contractual Balance, Not Just Profits, Due in Case of Asserted Commercial Impracticability
    In Hemlock Semiconductor Operations, LLC v. Solarworld Industries Sachsen GmbH, 867 F.3d 692 (Sixth Cir. 2017), Hemlock contracted to provide Sachsen in Germany set quantities of polysilicon at fixed prices between 2006 and 2019. The market…
Rank this Week: 522

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

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

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

    2018 ALI-CLE Eminent Domain Conference - Agenda And Faculty Now Posted

    2018 ALI-CLE Eminent Domain Conference - Agenda And Faculty Now Posted
    The complete agenda and faculty list has now been posted on the ALI-CLE website, and early registration is open! Go now and reserve your spot. We paid a visit to Charleston recently, the venue for our January 2018 conference, to scout it out.…
  • Oct 19

    U. Hawaii Law Review Issue On Sharing Economy Issues (Including Takings!) Published

    U. Hawaii Law Review Issue On Sharing Economy Issues (Including Takings!) Published
    Check your mailboxes, the latest edition of the University of Hawaii Law Review is there or is coming. Got ours yesterday. This is the issue with the articles from the symposium (including ours on the ridesharing takings cases) on legal…
  • Oct 18

    Hawaii Appellate Traps (And How To Avoid Them) - Materials And Links From Today's Session

    Hawaii Appellate Traps (And How To Avoid Them) - Materials And Links From Today's Session
    Chris Leong and the CJ's Earlier today, I spoke to the Hawaii State Bar Association in a session sponsored and produced by the HSBA's Appellate Section (the best section in the HSBA, by the way), titled "The Top Ten Appellate Traps (And How…
Rank this Week: 305

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Primary Research Group Report on University Faculty Use of Library Assistance in Navigating Bibliometrics & Altmetrics Tool

    Primary Research Group Report on University Faculty Use of Library Assistance in Navigating Bibliometrics & Altmetrics Tool
    New York-based Primary Research Group has just published a report called International Survey of Research University Faculty: Use of Library Assistance in Navigating Bibliometrics & Altmetrics Tools:"This 76-page report presents data from…
  • Oct 18

    Crown Copyright E-Petition Update

    Crown Copyright E-Petition Update
    This is an update to the Library Boy post of May 31, 2017 entitled Petition to House of Commons to Fix Crown Copyright.University of Alberta Copyright Librarian Amanda Wakaruk had circulated a petition asking the Government of Canada to make…
  • Oct 16

    Upcoming Symposium Supreme Court of Canada: Looking to the Future

    Upcoming Symposium Supreme Court of Canada: Looking to the Future
    The Supreme Court of Canada, in conjunction with the National Judicial Institute, is hosting a symposium on Thursday, October 26 on the future of the court: "Some 110 participants, including the Justices of the Supreme Court, chief justices…
Rank this Week: 971

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
Rank this Week: 50

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Oct 19

    Tokyo

    Tokyo
    The D&O Diary is on assignment in Asia this week, with the first stop for meetings in Tokyo, Japan’s capital city. Tokyo is such an amazing place. With a population of 13.8 million in the city itself and a total of 37.8 million in…
  • Oct 18

    Guest Post: FAQs about Regulation A+ Securities Offering

    Guest Post: FAQs about Regulation A+ Securities Offering
    In March 2015, the SEC released its final rules implementing the provision of the JOBS Act to try to facilitate small companies’ access to capital and to provide new investors with new investment choices, in the form of Regulation A+.…
  • Oct 15

    On the Meaning of “War”

    On the Meaning of “War”
    Many insurance policies contain a war exclusion precluding coverage for loss caused by war. But in world where violent conflicts involve a wide variety of different groups and parties, what exactly constitutes “war”? In a recent…
Rank this Week: 876

Electronic Discovery Law

Electronic Discovery Law

Covers legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. By K&L Gates.

http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 416

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 5

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

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

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    FINRA Considering Rule Changes for Non-Attorneys In Arbitration

    FINRA Considering Rule Changes for Non-Attorneys In Arbitration
    FINRA Requests Comment on the Efficacy of AllowingCompensated Non-Attorneys to Represent Parties inArbitrationFINRA Rules do not prohibit non-attorneys from representing parties in arbitrations, although some states do have such a…
  • Oct 18

    SEC Names Brett Redfearn as Director of the Division of Trading and Market

    SEC Names Brett Redfearn as Director of the Division of Trading and Market
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Brett Redfearn has been named Director of the agency's Division of Trading and Markets.The SEC's Division of Trading and Markets establishes and maintains standards for fair,…
  • Oct 18

    SEC Announces 2017 Government-Business Forum to Be Held at University of Texas at Austin

    SEC Announces 2017 Government-Business Forum to Be Held at University of Texas at Austin
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it is partnering with the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Renewal at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin to host the SEC’s…
Rank this Week: 460

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Salmonella Jambalaya Strikes Baseball Fundraiser

    Salmonella Jambalaya Strikes Baseball Fundraiser
    Press reports indicate that the Louisiana’s Department of Health is investigating a Salmonella outbreak in Caldwell Parish that has sickened more than 100 and may have contributed to one death. Local and state authorities trying to…
  • Oct 15

    A San Diego Church steps up to help in Hepatitis A Crisi

    A San Diego Church steps up to help in Hepatitis A Crisi
    University Christian Church in Hillcrest along with the San Diego County Health Department hosted a breakfast and offered free vaccines Sunday to the homeless and parishioners. Dozens of people took part. University Christian Church is in the…
  • Oct 14

    Bread & Butter Farm Burgers tied to E. coli Outbreak

    Bread & Butter Farm Burgers tied to E. coli Outbreak
    Vermont Livestock Slaughter and Processing, LLC, a Ferrisburg, Vt., establishment, is recalling approximately 133 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food…
Rank this Week: 737

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Oct 19

    ManorCare Resident Evictions a Real Possibility

    ManorCare Resident Evictions a Real Possibility
    A decision was just announced about the outcome of a lawsuit between Quality Care Properties (QCP) and HCR ManorCare over $300 million in unpaid rent. QCP gave the nursing home chain until yesterday, October 18, to respond to the lawsuit.…
  • Oct 19

    911 Calls from Florida Nursing Home Released After 14 Residents Die

    911 Calls from Florida Nursing Home Released After 14 Residents Die
    Hollywood, Florida police have released tapes from six 911 calls made by the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills on September 13th, the nursing home in Florida that allowed 14 residents to die after being left to suffer for several days…
  • Oct 13

    Pressure Ulcer Alert: What You Should Know

    Pressure Ulcer Alert: What You Should Know
    The Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC), an organization dedicated to the protection and well being of the elderly, has released its first monthly issue alert. The first issue is dedicated to understanding, preventing, recognizing, and…
Rank this Week: 512

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Oct 19

    Is the Schock Case Unraveling?

    Is the Schock Case Unraveling?
    It's not every day that a federal district judge accuses the government of misleading the Court and demands corrective action. But it's happening in the Urbana Division of the Central District of Illinois. I posted here in March regarding…
  • Sep 21

    Mission Creep for Mueller? What Mission Creep? His Charter is Boundless.

    Mission Creep for Mueller? What Mission Creep? His Charter is Boundless.
    I was on Tucker Carlson's show Tuesday night and he asked me whether Bob Mueller was guilty of "mission creep on a grand scale" by investigating "financial dealings going back some years." Presumably this was a reference…
  • Sep 16

    DOJ Considering Changes to Yates Memo

    DOJ Considering Changes to Yates Memo
    According to Reuters, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said on Thursday that there may be changes to the Yates Memo "in the near future." As discussed at length on this blog (see here, here, here, and here; see also here...
Rank this Week: 441

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 10/19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 10/19
    Tara Sweeney, nominee Asst. Secretary for Indian Affairsphoto from Arctic Slope Regional Corporation at www.asrc.comNews Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htmlIn the Intergovernmental section, we feature a couple of…
  • Oct 11

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 10/11

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 10/11
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition was filed in Kansas v. National Indian Gaming Commission (Indian Lands - Gaming)Petition was filed in Herrera v. Wyoming (Treaty Hunting…
  • Sep 28

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/28

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/28
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition was filed in Window Rock Unified School District v. Reeves (Employment) on 9/25/17. Petition was filed in  Tavares v. Whitehouse (Indian…
Rank this Week: 820

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 118

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Oct 19

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Oct 18

    Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

    Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee
    Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Live video link) He promises to ramp up the war on drugs, especially the war on pain meds, prescribers and manufacturers, and war on immigrants. He praises Trump's border…
  • Oct 16

    Trump Adviser to Bail Out Weinstein's Company

    Trump Adviser to Bail Out Weinstein's Company
    Colony Capital, owned by Trump adviser Thomas J. Barrack Jr., has agreed to bail out Harvey Weinstein's company, providing an immediate cash infusion and then buying most if not all of the assets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 9

Condo & HOA Law Blog

Condo & HOA Law Blog

Covers issues around condominium ownership, homeowners associations, and construction defects. By Barker Martin.

http://www.barkermartin.com/blog/condo-hoa-blog
  • Oct 19

    What is the Guarantee in a Guaranteed Maximum Contract?

    What is the Guarantee in a Guaranteed Maximum Contract?
    Associations facing repair projects are often given the option of entering into a guaranteed maximum contract or G-Max contract with their contractor. These contracts are common for repair projects, whether the repairs are required because…
  • Oct 13

    Common Pitfalls in Dealing with Major Repair

    Common Pitfalls in Dealing with Major Repair
    Recent experience as litigation and general counsel for numerous associations who are currently tackling significant repairs suggests a couple of common pitfalls.
  • Oct 6

    Loss Assessment Insurance

    Loss Assessment Insurance
    You live in a condominium association and happily (ok, probably not "happily") pay your dues each month. Your board has diligent members and your association is well insured. What could go wrong? Well, lots can go wrong, unfortunately. Life…
Rank this Week: 881

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    People v. Rodriguez (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 19, 2017)

    People v. Rodriguez (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 19, 2017)
    Maybe when you're wearing an active ankle monitor and aren't allowed to leave the county or the state you should temporarily give up your job as a long-haul truck driver.Just a suggestion.
  • Oct 18

    U.S. v. Preston (9th Cir. - Oct. 17, 2017)

    U.S. v. Preston (9th Cir. - Oct. 17, 2017)
    The panel here does a lot of work to reverse this child molestation conviction.  A lot.I'm not certain that a lot of panels would reach the same result.  This one's Judges Reinhardt, Kozinski, and Berg (sitting by designation…
  • Oct 17

    People v. Lewelling (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 17, 2017)

    People v. Lewelling (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 17, 2017)
    One great thing about Court of Appeal opinions is that they sometimes give you a real-world glimpse into portions of society that you'd otherwise know little about.  Today's opinion, for example, takes the reader into the emergency room…
Rank this Week: 974

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

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

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 768

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    $150,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Facet Joint Syndrome

    $150,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Facet Joint Syndrome
    Reasons for judgement were release today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic physical and psychological injuries following a motor vehicle collision. In today’s case (Zwinge v. Neylan) the…
  • Oct 18

    Chronic Pain and Depression With Guarded Prognosis Leads to $180,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment

    Chronic Pain and Depression With Guarded Prognosis Leads to $180,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic injuries caused by a collision. In the recent case (Ali v. Padam) the Plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle struck by a…
  • Oct 18

    BC Court of Appeal Confirms Limited Small Claims Appeal Right

    BC Court of Appeal Confirms Limited Small Claims Appeal Right
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Court of Appeal confirming the limited appeal rights from small claims lawsuits. In the recent case (Jacques v. Muir) the Plaintiff brought a medical negligence claim in small claims court…
Rank this Week: 213

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

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

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

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

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

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

    Uncle Sam should be wary in partnering with Big Pharma on cancer treatment
    Is Uncle Sam launching a way to speed and improve   cancer treatments so they get to patients sooner—or is Big Pharma about to fleece taxpayers, yet again? The National Institutes of Health should carefully consider its just…
  • Oct 16

    Latest disastrous strain on medical care: Northern California wildfire

    Latest disastrous strain on medical care: Northern California wildfire
    As California’s Wine Country deals with the prospect that the toll will rise more and the largely unchecked blazes will wreak greater havoc, doctors and hospitals have struggled with patient evacuations and the destruction of medical…
Rank this Week: 692

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 19

    Bipartisan health care bill proposed to stabilize market

    Bipartisan health care bill proposed to stabilize market
    [JURIST] Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) [official websites] proposed a bipartisan bill [text] Wednesday intended to “stabilize individual market premiums for the 2018 and 2019 plan years and provide meaningful…
  • Oct 19

    Brazil Olympic committee members and former Trump Hotel partner charged with corruption

    Brazil Olympic committee members and former Trump Hotel partner charged with corruption
    [JURIST] Brazil’s federal prosecutors on Wednesday charged [text, PDF, in Portuguese] individuals instrumental in obtaining Brazil’s bid for the Olympic Games held last summer. Most notable of those charged of bribery are Carlos…
  • Oct 19

    Federal appeals court stays undocumented immigrant's abortion

    Federal appeals court stays undocumented immigrant's abortion
    The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on Thursday temporarily blocked [order, PDF] a lower court ruling permitting a 17-year-old unidentified undocumented immigrant to have an abortion by her own…
Rank this Week: 40

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 690

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 42

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Plaintff LUFTHANSA TECHNIK AG loses at CAFC on indefiniteness issue

    Plaintff LUFTHANSA TECHNIK AG loses at CAFC on indefiniteness issue
    Proceduraly, the district court was affirmed on an alternative ground:Lufthansa Technik AG appeals from the districtcourt’s grant of summary judgment of invalidity withrespect to all claims of U.S. Patent 6,016,016. Because weconclude…
  • Oct 19

    CAFC reverses D. Del. on obviousness in vaginal ring (NuvaRing® ) case

    CAFC reverses D. Del. on obviousness in vaginal ring (NuvaRing® ) case
    Procedurally, this was an appeal by patentee Merck of a finding of obviousness.The ’581 patent in question relates to a vaginal ring used for contraception,and its commercial embodiment is sold underthe brand name NuvaRing®. Warner…
  • Oct 18

    CAFC affirms ITC in Cisco/Arista matter

    CAFC affirms ITC in Cisco/Arista matter
    From the caseCisco argues that inferring is a form of detection, and therefore Arista’s products infringe. The Commission, however, had before it evidence that showed that the accused functionality, ProcMgr, has no access to a…
Rank this Week: 311

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
Rank this Week: 63

Strategic Legal Technology

Strategic Legal Technology

Covers the application of technology to law practice and law business. By Prism Legal Consulting.

http://prismlegal.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Document Assembly in the Real World (Live #ArkKM)

    Document Assembly in the Real World (Live #ArkKM)
    I am attending the 13th Annual Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession conference in NYC, hosted by Ark Group. This is a live post of the session Faster, Better, Cheaper, Smarter and Happier? Document Assembly in the Real World. The…
  • Oct 18

    Practical Magic: Using Advanced Technologies to Achieve Results (Live #ArkKM)

    Practical Magic: Using Advanced Technologies to Achieve Results (Live #ArkKM)
    I am attending the 13th Annual Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession conference in NYC, hosted by Ark Group. This is a live post of the session Practical Magic: Using Advanced Technologies to Achieve Results. The speaker…
  • Oct 4

    The State of Legal AI – a Q&A

    The State of Legal AI – a Q&A
    What is the current state of legal AI (artificial intelligence) – the Q&A below has my views. [Baretz + Brunelle, an agency supporting Bloomberg Law asked these questions in August, prior to ILTACon. Portions of my answers appeared…
Rank this Week: 404

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

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

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 652

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Oct 19

    An Overview of the USPTO Count System

    An Overview of the USPTO Count System
    Dr. Naira Simmons has published a nice short article titled: Putting Yourself in the Shoes of a Patent Examiner: Overview of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Examiner Production (Count) System, 17. J. Marshall…
  • Oct 18

    Abstract Ideas: The Turnstile Keeps Spinning

    Abstract Ideas: The Turnstile Keeps Spinning
    by Dennis Crouch Smart Sys. Innovations v. Chicago Transit Authority (Fed. Cir. 2017) In a split opinion, the Federal Circuit has affirmed the district court’s judgment on the pleadings – R. 12(c) – that the asserted…
  • Oct 18

    Are Patents Monopolies? It Depends on the Relevant Century

    Are Patents Monopolies? It Depends on the Relevant Century
    Guest Post by Charles Duan of Public Knowledge The question of whether patents are monopolies is one of ongoing debate. But an important aspect of that debate is the correct meaning of the word “monopoly.” A change in the…
Rank this Week: 591

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

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

    Step back and look at the big picture

    Step back and look at the big picture
    Yesterday, after my walk, I was cooling down in the park, and saw a bird perched near the top of a tree. I watched him move higher until he was sitting on the highest branch where he sat and actively looked around. I wondered what he was…
  • Oct 18

    Lawyers as client

    Lawyers as client
    They say that lawyers make the worst clients in the same way that physicians make the worst patients. They know too much and have their own ways of doing things. They second guess everything and often don’t follow your advice. And when…
  • Oct 17

    Can I randomly email businesses promoting my firm?

    Can I randomly email businesses promoting my firm?
    Attorney J. B. writes and asks, “Can I randomly email businesses promoting my firm?” I respond, “I don’t know, can you?” Okay, I didn’t say that. But I thought it. Blame my seventh grade English teacher.…
Rank this Week: 801

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

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

    When Someone Searches a Criminal Record, What Can they Find? Will Sealing My Record Help?

    When Someone Searches a Criminal Record, What Can they Find? Will Sealing My Record Help?
    If you have been convicted of a crime, your conviction is a public record. What does that mean? Well, for starters, potential employers and landlords can do a criminal background search, and they may deny you employment or housing when they…
  • Oct 18

    What are the Consequences of Shoplifting in MA?

    What are the Consequences of Shoplifting in MA?
    If you’ve been charged with shoplifting in MA you might be wondering what penalties you face, and if you even need a lawyer. After all, shoplifting charges are relatively minor, right? Well, not exactly. For starters, the penalties you…
  • Oct 12

    MA Man Among 10 People Arrested in Death of LSU Fraternity Pledge

    MA Man Among 10 People Arrested in Death of LSU Fraternity Pledge
    On September 14, an 18-year-old college student from Roswell, Georgia was killed during a hazing incident at Louisiana State University. Maxwell Gruver died of complications related to acute alcohol intoxication while trying to join Phi Delta…
Rank this Week: 750

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Thematic Focus: Children

    Thematic Focus: Children
    Age Assessment: Council of Europe Member States’ Policies, Procedures and Practices Respectful of Children’s Rights in the Context of Migration (Council of Europe, Sept. 2017) [text]Beasts of Burden: Unaccompanied Refugee Children…
  • Oct 19

    Regional Focus: United State

    Regional Focus: United State
    Event: Conference: America’s Future: Refugees, Migration and National Security, Boise, Idaho, 23 October 2017 [info]- Register by 20 October 2017.Brief travel ban update:"Federal Judge in Hawaii Blocks Trump's Third Attempt at…
  • Oct 19

    Regional Focus: Europe - Indiv. Countrie

    Regional Focus: Europe - Indiv. Countrie
    Determinants of Migration to the UK (Migration Observatory, Oct. 2017) [text]From Destination to Integration: Afghan, Syrian and Iraqi Refugees in Vienna (Austrian Academy of Sciences, 2017) [full-text]Life in Limbo: The Consequences of…
Rank this Week: 837

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 551

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

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

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 203

Littman Krooks LLP Blog

Littman Krooks LLP Blog

Covers corporate, elder law, estate planning and special needs planning.

http://www.littmankrooks.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Lawsuit Highlights Need for Appropriate Bussing for Students with Disabilitie

    Lawsuit Highlights Need for Appropriate Bussing for Students with Disabilitie
    By Erica Fitzgerald, Esq., & Stacy M. Sadove, Esq., Littman Krooks LLP On Tuesday October 5, 2017, the Appellate Division, First Department issued a unanimous decision overruling an earlier decision by Justice Alice Schlesinger in an…
  • Oct 17

    Social Security Administration Announces Two Percent Cost of Living Adjustment for 2018

    Social Security Administration Announces Two Percent Cost of Living Adjustment for 2018
    By Alexis R. Gruttadauria, Esq., Littman Krooks LLP The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced a 2% Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for beneficiaries of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Benefits. This…
  • Oct 10

    Estate Planning Tips for Newlywed

    Estate Planning Tips for Newlywed
    By Ryan J. Byrnes, Esq., Littman Krooks LLP Labor Day weekend has come and gone marking the unofficial end of the summer. However, one season is still in full swing. That’s right, it’s wedding season. Many couples have said their…
Rank this Week: 135

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

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

    ASPIRE FOR BETTER BANKING?

    ASPIRE FOR BETTER BANKING?
    Lucas, does your bank help or hurt your future? If you feel stuck putting your money in big banks or Wall Street investment funds, you should know about an alternative option which supports the future we all want to bring…
  • Oct 19

    JOIN SCOTT'S MOVEMENT

    JOIN SCOTT'S MOVEMENT
    Lucas, For progressives, every day seems to bring a new battle in Washington... A Republican Congress so firmly in the pocket of the NRA that even the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history won’t move it to discuss…
  • Oct 18

    READY FOR A LITTLE SCARE?

    READY FOR A LITTLE SCARE?
    We’re having a party, you’re in for a scare It’s a Halloween bash, so dress up if you dare Please Join Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. for His 3rd Annual Halloween Costume Bash Monday, October 30th 7-9 pm Pier…
Rank this Week: 13

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Oct 19

    General Counsel Reap Pay Rewards for Enhanced Role

    General Counsel Reap Pay Rewards for Enhanced Role
    For some, getting more responsibility means more money to their bottom-line.  Not the case for all in-house counsel, unfortunately. “The changing role of top legal officers is leading to increases in compensation with many…
  • Oct 17

    PwC launches Temporary Lawyer Service

    PwC launches Temporary Lawyer Service
    More news from the accounting front, and it looks like they are continuing their expansion into legal: “Pricewaterhouse Coopers is launching a new service that will provide temporary lawyers for large in-house law departments.…
  • Oct 17

    How To Bypass The HR Department And Get The Job

    How To Bypass The HR Department And Get The Job
    Sometimes you have to get creative to get the job: “I’ve been an HR leader since 1984 so I am not the first person one would expect to recommend that job-seekers avoid the HR department when... The post How To Bypass The HR…
Rank this Week: 272

Hunton Immigration and Nationality…

Hunton Immigration and Nationality Law Blog

Provides information on US immigration law for employers and employees. By Hunton & Williams.

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

    Employers Should Take the Necessary Steps to Prepare for Increased Worksite Inspection

    Employers Should Take the Necessary Steps to Prepare for Increased Worksite Inspection
    This week, Tom Homan, acting Director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), announced that he has instructed Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the investigative branch of ICE, to quadruple the number of worksite…
  • Oct 17

    November 2017 Visa Bulletin – Very slow forward movement in most categorie

    November 2017 Visa Bulletin – Very slow forward movement in most categorie
    The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process. The complete visa bulletin can be found here. Below is a summary…
  • Oct 16

    Diversity Visa Update – New DV-2019 Entry Period Announced; Resubmissions Required

    Diversity Visa Update – New DV-2019 Entry Period Announced; Resubmissions Required
    The Department of State has announced that due to technical issues the initial DV-2019 entry period of October 3, 2017, to November 7, 2017, has been closed.  The new DV-2019 entry period will begin at noon (EST) on October 18, 2017, and…
Rank this Week: 162

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 214

NSBAwire

NSBAwire

Covers public education news and analysis for school board members and the education community at large. By the National School Boards Association.

http://www.nsba.org/newsroom/nsbawire
  • Oct 19

    NSBA's Advocacy Institute 2018

    NSBA's Advocacy Institute 2018
    NSBA's Advocacy Institute 2018 entitled, "Elected. Engaged. Empowered: Representing the Voice in Public Education," will be held on February 4-6, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 10

    New from ASBJ: Anoka’s last-stop hope for student

    New from ASBJ: Anoka’s last-stop hope for student
    When you ask a school principal why she chose a career in education—and she tears up as she tries to answer—you get a hint that you’re talking to an educator who cares about her students. Earlier this year, I spoke to just…
  • Oct 6

    Snapshot of CUBE's 50th

    Snapshot of CUBE's 50th
    This past weekend NSBA’s Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) held its 50th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Rank this Week: 116

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Oct 19

    Rood Chair of Trial Advocacy and Procedure at University of Florida

    Rood Chair of Trial Advocacy and Procedure at University of Florida
    The University of Florida Levin College of Law is seeking applications for the Ed Rood Chair of Trial Advocacy and Procedure. They are particularly interested in scholars whose work focuses on Civil Procedure, Federal Courts, Evidence, Trial…
  • Oct 18

    Green on the Unprovided-For Case in Choice-of-Law

    Green on the Unprovided-For Case in Choice-of-Law
    Michael S. Green (William & Mary) has posted The Return of the Unprovided-For Case to SSRN. The unprovided-for case is a puzzle that arises under governmental interest analysis, the predominant choice-of-law approach in the United States.…
  • Oct 12

    Mullenix on Symeonides on Choice of Law and Forum Selection Clause

    Mullenix on Symeonides on Choice of Law and Forum Selection Clause
    Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Linda Mullenix’s essay, Enquiring Minds Want to Know: What Law Governs Forum Selection Clauses? Linda reviews Symeon Symeonides’ recent article, What Law Governs Forum Selection Clauses, which…
Rank this Week: 712