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BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Aug 17

    NYC Congregation Owns Touro Synagogue

    NYC Congregation Owns Touro Synagogue
    A recent article in the NY Times, New York Congregation Owns Oldest Synagogue in the U.S., 180 Miles Away, Court Rules, reports that a federal appeals court has ruled that Shearith Israel in New York actually owns the Touro Synagogue building…
  • Aug 4

    Law Professors: An Overview from William Blackstone to Barack Obama

    Law Professors: An Overview from William Blackstone to Barack Obama
    As students prepare to resume their legal studies and begin their scholarship for another semester under the tutelage of their BLS professors, I want to recommend a new book that discusses the contributions to the legal profession of a group…
  • Aug 3

    Policing the Black Man

    Policing the Black Man
    The Brooklyn Law School Library’s August New Books List (24 print titles and 12 eBook titles) has among its titles an interesting one, Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment, (Call No. HV9950 .P64 2017). Edited by…
Rank this Week: 366

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    Massachusetts Pot Law Finally Enacted: The Detail

    Massachusetts Pot Law Finally Enacted: The Detail
    By now most people are aware that Gov. Charlie Baker recently signed the House-Senate Conference Committee bill on the new pot law, which hammered out differences the two chambers wanted to make in the ballot law that voters passed last…
  • Jul 12

    Rachelle Bond’s Sentence in Bella Bond Murder: A Tough Legal Choice

    Rachelle Bond’s Sentence in Bella Bond Murder: A Tough Legal Choice
    Here in Massachusetts and indeed across the country, most of the public who have watched the sick and twisted saga of the murder of young Bella Bond, are understandably outraged at the extremely lenient sentence that the dead girl’s…
  • Jun 18

    Massachusetts Suicide Texting Case: Reasoned and Justified – Part Two of Two

    Massachusetts Suicide Texting Case: Reasoned and Justified – Part Two of Two
    Predictably, the Michelle Carter verdict, my legal analysis of which I posted previously, has dominated both public discourse as well as legal debate over the last couple of days.  And with equal predictability, this debate has broken…
Rank this Week: 841

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Altman & Altman.

https://www.bostonemploymentlawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 14

    Foreign bribery whistleblowing

    Foreign bribery whistleblowing
    When all the money and legitimate influence in the world can’t get what you want, some of the world’s less scrupulous – and wealthier – individuals will resort to one tried and true, illegal method that has been…
  • Aug 14

    Are you working in a hostile environment?

    Are you working in a hostile environment?
    The workplace is where Americans spend close to 10,000 hours of their lives, on average. Needless to say, if your place of employment makes you unhappy, you won’t exactly be able to simply endure the negative way it makes you feel, day…
  • Aug 2

    Customs Tariff Evasion Whistleblower Lawsuits Likely to Rise

    Customs Tariff Evasion Whistleblower Lawsuits Likely to Rise
    The Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) is stepping up its efforts to identify violations of customs laws, such as anti-dumping and trade tariff evasion. The agency will receive $300 million for the hiring of additional staff, and…
Rank this Week: 256

Boston Immigration and Nationality…

Boston Immigration and Nationality Blog

Covers immigration law topics in English and Portuguese. By Joshua Paulin.

http://bostonimmigrationblog.com
Rank this Week: 342

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Focuses on brain and spine injury awareness, education, news and information. By Timothy Titolo.

http://brainandspine.titololawoffice.com/
  • Apr 18

    Inflammation After Traumatic Brain Injury

    Inflammation After Traumatic Brain Injury
    Researchers identify how inflammation spreads through the brain after injury and Findings could transform understanding of brain injury, disease The concept of Traumatic Brain Injury being a “process” and not just an…
  • Apr 18

    Inflammation After Traumatic Brain Injury

    Inflammation After Traumatic Brain Injury
    Researchers identify how inflammation spreads through the brain after injury and Findings could transform understanding of brain injury, disease The concept of Traumatic Brain Injury being a “process” and not just an…
  • Apr 4

    National Institutes of Health Brain Injury

    National Institutes of Health Brain Injury
    As I review updated web sites I come across Pertinent information.  For instance, below is a page from NIH about Brain Injury.  It contains several sub links per topic. This makes getting answers to your questions easier. Risks to…
Rank this Week: 211

Brain Damage Articles and…

Brain Damage Articles and Information

Features commentary and updates on brain damage, concussion and coma. By Gordon Johnson.

http://tbilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    Study: Heart Disease Protein Related To Early-Stage Brain Damage

    Study: Heart Disease Protein Related To Early-Stage Brain Damage
    A study in the journal Radiology has found that a heart disease protein is linked to early-stage brain damage. Heart and brain disease are both major health problems. Damage to these organs can occur before symptoms begin to appear. Finding a…
  • Dec 9

    Stem Cell Treatment May Help CTE

    Stem Cell Treatment May Help CTE
    At the Ohio Stem Cell Treatment Center in Cleveland, doctors are using their patient’s’ own body to heal them, according to Fox 4 KC. NFL champion Matt Wilhelm is going to give this kind of treatment a try to treat chronic…
  • Dec 7

    Study: Urine Test for Fatigue Could Prevent Accident

    Study: Urine Test for Fatigue Could Prevent Accident
    Many times in the news this year, we have heard about bus and car crashes that have had devastating results. Sometimes accidents could be caused by fatigue of the truck, bus, and car drivers. Other jobs that hold lives in their hands are…
Rank this Week: 904

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
  • Aug 5

    NFL Class Action Settlement--Deadline for Benefit Eligibility Expires on Monday

    NFL Class Action Settlement--Deadline for Benefit Eligibility Expires on Monday
    The registration period for retired NFL players to participate in the NFL class action brain injury settlement will expire this Monday, August 7, 2017. Any retired player who seeks to participate in the settlement must register by this Monday…
  • May 26

    Brain Injury Services Jeopardized under Trump Proposed Budget

    Brain Injury Services Jeopardized under Trump Proposed Budget
    The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) issued a press release calling attention to the budget cuts proposed by president Trump and their impact on individuals with brain injury. These cuts will jeopardize the care and support of…
  • May 22

    Brain Injury Association of New York State--Annual Meeting Notice

    Brain Injury Association of New York State--Annual Meeting Notice
    The Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) will be holding their annual meeting at the upcoming "One Voice for Brain Injury" Annual Conference on June 16 at 8 a.m. at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga, N.Y. The meeting is…
Rank this Week: 537

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    7 Tips for Adopting Special Needs Children

    7 Tips for Adopting Special Needs Children
    Creating a family through adoption is a joyous event. Providing a “forever home” to a child who has none is a heartfelt choice that benefits the parents and child. Choosing to adopt special needs children adds additional layers of…
  • Aug 13

    How the “Getting to Yes” Methodology Can Help in Your Divorce Mediation

    How the “Getting to Yes” Methodology Can Help in Your Divorce Mediation
    Written by Roger Fisher and William L. Ury in 1981, the bestselling book Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In has become a go-to resource for working through challenging negotiations. As it turns out, the “getting to…
  • Aug 6

    Podcast: Four Ways To The End: Pathways To Concluding A Divorce

    Podcast: Four Ways To The End: Pathways To Concluding A Divorce
    In this episode of The Family Law Show, Jason Brown outlines the four ways in which the Court may conclude a divorce in Minnesota. Whether your case is contested, uncontested, settled, or requires a trial, certain procedural requirements must…
Rank this Week: 139

BSA Audit Blog

BSA Audit Blog

Covers software audits, including Microsoft, BSA, and Adobe audits. By Scott & Scott.

http://www.scottandscottllp.com/main/blogindex.aspx?id=170
  • Jun 2

    How to Find the Best Lawyer for your BSA Audit Case

    How to Find the Best Lawyer for your BSA Audit Case
    I am a partner in Scott & Scott, LLP a firm that focuses on technology law matters in Southlake, Texas.  We represent companies accused of software piracy by industry trade groups such as the Business Software Alliance and Software…
  • Feb 23

    What I Learned in the Last 10 Years Defending BSA -The Software Alliance Audit

    What I Learned in the Last 10 Years Defending BSA -The Software Alliance Audit
    I am an intellectual property attorney in Southlake, Texas who has handled more than 230 Business Software Alliance audit matters for small to medium-sized companies. For the last ten years, I have been representing end-user companies…
  • Feb 12

    Responding to an Audit from the BSA-The Software Alliance

    Responding to an Audit from the BSA-The Software Alliance
      If your company has received a letter from the BSA | TheSoftware Alliance requesting a software audit, you are probably wondering whether you should cooperate or ignore the request. I have been handling BSA cases for almost a decade…
Rank this Week: 114

Bulletins from Aloha

Bulletins from Aloha

Covers the Oregon State Bar and lawyering in Oregon.

http://www.bulletinsfromaloha.org/
  • Mar 24

    U.S. SUPREME COURT NOMINEE AND VALUES

    U.S. SUPREME COURT NOMINEE AND VALUES
       Thursday, March 23, 2017 Senator Sheldon Whitehouse Hart Senate Office Bldg., Rm. 530 Washington, DC 20510  Re:  Judge Neil Gorsuch  —  Nomination New Issue Dear Senator:  Everybody is…
  • Feb 8

    JUDICIAL CORRUPTION Part 2

    JUDICIAL CORRUPTION Part 2
      SCOTUS NOMINEE HOME SCHOOL VETTING!!   Monday, February 6, 2017   Judge Neil M. Gorsuch Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals 1823 Stout Street Denver, Colorado 80257   Re:  Mandatory Conflict Screening   Dear Judge…
  • Feb 1

    MILLIONAIRES

    MILLIONAIRES
    RankNameMinimum Net WorthAverageMaximum Net Worth 1 Stephen G. Breyer $5,645,047 $11,982,523 $18,320,000 2 Ruth Bader Ginsburg $4,930,022 $10,597,511 $16,265,000 3 Samuel A. Alito $3,385,072 $7,545,036 $11,705,000 4 John G.…
Rank this Week: 179

Burn Injury Resource Center

Burn Injury Resource Center

Covers burn injury treatment and care, as well as the legal rights of burn injury victims. By Kramer & Pollack, LLP.

http://www.burn-injury-resource-center.com/
  • Feb 26

    Severe Burns and Skin Flaps and Graft

    Severe Burns and Skin Flaps and Graft
    Skin flap is a surgical procedure in which a healthy skin and its underlying subcutaneous tissue is taken from an area very close to the wound to be covered, the flap remains partly connected to its original site via its blood supply. Skin…
  • Feb 26

    Severe Burns and Skin Flaps and Graft

    Severe Burns and Skin Flaps and Graft
    Skin flap is a surgical procedure in which a healthy skin and its underlying subcutaneous tissue is taken from an area very close to the wound to be covered, the flap remains partly connected to its original site via its blood supply. Skin…
  • Feb 26

    Severe Burns and Skin Flaps and Graft

    Severe Burns and Skin Flaps and Graft
    Skin flap is a surgical procedure in which a healthy skin and its underlying subcutaneous tissue is taken from an area very close to the wound to be covered, the flap remains partly connected to its original site via its blood supply. Skin…
Rank this Week: 168

Business and Entertainment Law

Business and Entertainment Law

By Emily Patricia Graham.

http://businessentertainmentattorney.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Acquiring Secondary Meaning: Manufacturing or Marketing/Distribution

    Acquiring Secondary Meaning: Manufacturing or Marketing/Distribution
    Knights Armament Co. v. Optical Sys. Tech. Inc., No. 09-14480 (11th Cir. Sept. 2, 2011)Appellant Optical Systems Technology Inc. (OSTI) and Appellees Knights Armament Company and its owner C. Reed Knight Jr. claimed ownership of the…
  • Feb 12

    Retaining Jurisdiction over a Settlement Agreement in a Trademark Infringement Case

    Retaining Jurisdiction over a Settlement Agreement in a Trademark Infringement Case
    Vraiment Hospitality, LLC v. Todd Binkowski. No. 8:11-cv-1240-T-33TGW (Mid. Dist. Tampa, Sept. 23, 2011)Plaintiff Vraiment made a Motion to Enforce Settlement Agreement and Defendants filed a Reply in opposition. The parties had informed the…
  • May 11

    Rockers vs. Bikers: Likelihood of Confusion

    Rockers vs. Bikers: Likelihood of Confusion
    Blackwall Group, LLC v. Sick Boy, LLC, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19808 (M.D. Fla. Feb. 11, 2011)
Rank this Week: 250

Business Law Blog

Business Law Blog

Covers business operations and real estate. By McKee Law Office.

http://mckeeoffice.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Seminar: Doing Business with the Commonwealth

    Seminar: Doing Business with the Commonwealth
    Event/Workshop Title:  Doing Business with the Commonwealth  Location:  Doylestown  Address:  252 W. Swamp Road Doylestown, PA 18901 Event Description:  Free Contracting Workshop for Small Business! Hosted by Economic & Business…
  • May 15

    How a member can force a nonprofit to involuntarily dissolve

    How a member can force a nonprofit to involuntarily dissolve
    The Court of Commonwealth issued a ruling in April that should serve as a warning to nonprofit boards in Pennsylvania.   Did you know that Pennsylvania law allows a member of a nonprofit to petition the court to involuntarily dissolve the…
  • May 14

    Hot Issues in Business Law: Patent Troll

    Hot Issues in Business Law: Patent Troll
    Hot Issues in Business LawTechnology giants have formed a new group to protect themselves from patent trolls.  Patent trolls are businesses who business model is to purchase key intellectual property then collect royalties from companies…
Rank this Week: 547

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/
  • Aug 22

    Air Force Academy Visiting Professor Program Seeking Applications in Business Law

    Air Force Academy Visiting Professor Program Seeking Applications in Business Law
    The following posting looks like an incredible opportunity to take a year to work with the Air Force cadets in Colorado Springs and maybe even check out the Olympic Training Center. Visiting Faculty Position: Business Law The Department of…
  • Aug 21

    Where Were You For Eclipse Day 2017?

    Where Were You For Eclipse Day 2017?
    So, it happened. A total eclipse of the sun. (And how many of you are still singing one of these songs in honor of the occasion?) Where were you? What did you see and do? My best Android phone photo...
  • Aug 20

    ICYMI: #corpgov Weekend Roundup (August 20, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Weekend Roundup (August 20, 2017)
    "Changes in the Choice-of-Law Rules for Intermediated Securities: The Hague Securities Convention Is..Live" https://t.co/i3I0UU96pC #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) August 18, 2017 Worker Adjustment and Retraining…
Rank this Week: 45

Business Litigation Info

Business Litigation Info

Covers business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media. By Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

http://www.ficlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Ben Dusing, Faruki Attorney For Doug Evans, Files Motion to Dismiss All Charge

    Ben Dusing, Faruki Attorney For Doug Evans, Files Motion to Dismiss All Charge
    It’s up to a judge, who will decide in October, if federal charges should be dropped against a Newton landscaping company and its well-known owner, Doug Evans, or if the case will go to trial next year. Ben Dusing, Partner at Faruki…
  • Aug 21

    Supreme Court Closes Venue Bridge for Patent Troll

    Supreme Court Closes Venue Bridge for Patent Troll
    Last term, the United States Supreme Court drastically limited the field of locations where patent infringement suits can be filed. In TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, No. 16-341 (May 22, 2017), the Court held that the law…
  • Aug 4

    When is Speaking to the Media About a Pending Lawsuit ‘Frivolous Conduct’ Under Ohio Law?

    When is Speaking to the Media About a Pending Lawsuit ‘Frivolous Conduct’ Under Ohio Law?
    In an emotionally charged case involving child sexual abuse allegations and claims of wrongful termination, emerged an unlikely decision with the potential to curtail lawyers’ First Amendment rights in Ohio. The Cleveland-based trial…
Rank this Week: 215

ByteLawyer Briefings

ByteLawyer Briefings

Covers current law and technology developments affecting business and society. By Nanyang Business School Professor Harry SK Tan.

http://bytelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Odex fails action against PacNet for disclosure of identity of downloader

    Odex fails action against PacNet for disclosure of identity of downloader
    In what appears to be a straightforward case of licensors of Animeware - ODEX - for illegal downloading of pirated copies by thousands, Odex filed suits against all the local commercial ISPs to obtain the identities of those who downloaded…
  • Aug 19

    How would the Singapore regulatory framework treat Eros LLC?

    How would the Singapore regulatory framework treat Eros LLC?
    Day 1 of State of Play Conference. Interestingly the latest case reported of the synthetic worlds is the case of EROS LLC suing Volkov Catteneo” who broke the sex program’s copy protection and sold unauthorized copies. So naturally…
  • Aug 19

    State of Play Conference BEGINS

    State of Play Conference BEGINS
    Finally the long awaited conference has begun. Last night at the opening dinner for participants, meeting all the thought leaders, academics and businesses involved in the building and use of synthetic environments is exciting. There was a…
Rank this Week: 571

C. Todd Law Blog

C. Todd Law Blog

Covers Florida personal injury.

http://ctoddlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 1

    Community Involvement: Serving as Governor-Elect of Florida Kiwani

    Community Involvement: Serving as Governor-Elect of Florida Kiwani
    Todd was recently began his term as governor-elect for the Florida District of Kiwanis International.  His election as governor-elect means he will be the sole candidate for governor of Florida Kiwanis in 2017, and will give Todd the…
  • Oct 14

    Divorce Agreements: Getting it Right the First Time

    Divorce Agreements: Getting it Right the First Time
    “Helpful ‘Comments’ for Modification Cases” by Erin F. Duncan was originally published in the Orange County Bar Associations’ The Briefs magazine, July 2016. Republished with permission. It’s one thing to…
  • Aug 24

    More Fallout from the Ashley Madison Hack

    More Fallout from the Ashley Madison Hack
    By Erin Duncan Fallout from the Ashley Madison website hacking continues as Jeff Ashton, the state attorney for Orange and Osceola counties, admitted yesterday to using the site on his own laptop and public WiFi while at his office.…
Rank this Week: 619

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/
  • Aug 22

    In Re Google Header Referral Privacy Litigation (9th Cir. - Aug. 22, 2017)

    In Re Google Header Referral Privacy Litigation (9th Cir. - Aug. 22, 2017)
    Google settles a class action, and every single penny of the multi-million dollar settlement goes to (1) the attorneys, and (2) an award of cy pres funds to various privacy organizations -- most of which are at the alma matters of the…
  • Aug 21

    U.S. v. Castillo-Mendez (9th Cir. - Aug. 21, 2017)

    U.S. v. Castillo-Mendez (9th Cir. - Aug. 21, 2017)
    The sun may be disappearing (temporarily, anyway).  The United States may be headed by the former head of a reality show.  But even in the crazy world in which we live, some things do not change.Like the Ninth Circuit having to…
  • Aug 17

    Skulason v. California Bureau of Real Estate (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 16, 2017)

    Skulason v. California Bureau of Real Estate (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 16, 2017)
    What Justice Humes says is absolutely right:"Skulason’s point is well taken. There is no doubt that the Internet substantially increases the ease with which the public can access information that was previously available only…
Rank this Week: 80

California Business Law Blog

California Business Law Blog

By the Law Office of Jonas M. Grant PC.

http://californiabusinesslaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Does LegalZoom Do Its Own Trademark Registrations?

    Does LegalZoom Do Its Own Trademark Registrations?
    LegalZoom offers trademark filing services, so naturally, when it comes to its own trademarks used to promote this and other of its online, non-attorney services, it trusts these to its in-house team, the same ones used by its customers,…
  • Mar 21

    Why don't TV/film studios and producers accept unsolicited material?

    Why don't TV/film studios and producers accept unsolicited material?
    Why Do TV Networks Have 'No Unsoliciated Materials' Policies? One reason:LAWSUITS. Networks do not want to get sued because you thought they stole your idea. When creators pitch an undeveloped idea anybody could have come up with ... they…
  • Oct 7

    Screenwriters: How to Find An Agent

    Screenwriters: How to Find An Agent
    ScreenwritingU is offering a free teleconference on a topic many new screenwriters have lots of questions about - how to land an agent. Sign up here.
Rank this Week: 822

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Aug 18

    How Far Does a Non-Solicitation Agreement Reach? What about Yours?

    How Far Does a Non-Solicitation Agreement Reach? What about Yours?
    A robust network can help to open the door to new professional opportunities. Increasingly, professional networks are being created and maintained in a virtual environment. While it is becoming more common for colleagues and former co-workers…
  • Aug 10

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great
    One of the questions people ask me frequently is about whether we are accepting new clients. While the short answer is “Yes”, here is some additional information which many people find interesting . . .
  • Aug 4

    EEOC Sues Big 5 For Racial Discrimination and Retaliation

    EEOC Sues Big 5 For Racial Discrimination and Retaliation
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced a lawsuit against Big 5, which is one of the largest sports retailers in the U.S. A black employee named Robert Sanders is suing his employer over ongoing racial harassment.…
Rank this Week: 221

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 16

    Harding & Associates Family Law attorney named to 2018 Best Lawyers™ list

    Harding & Associates Family Law attorney named to 2018 Best Lawyers™ list
    Pleasanton, CA, August 16, 2017 — Harding & Associates Family Law is pleased to announce that John Harding has been included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has…
  • Aug 3

    Divorce Recovery

    Divorce Recovery
    3 Tips to Help You Recover from Divorce Your anger, confusion, feeling lost, and frustration is to be expected at this time. But you can also to think of how to emerge from this difficult place. Please click here to learn more.
  • Jul 27

    John Harding Named as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Northern California

    John Harding Named as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Northern California
    San Francisco Magazine and Super Lawyers have name Harding & Associates Family Law principal John Harding to their list of the Top 100 Lawyers in Northern California. This is a rare honor, and a reflection on the hard work and dedication…
Rank this Week: 741

California Election Law

California Election Law

Providing legal resources and election news to California election officials and the attorneys who represent them. By Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai LLP.

http://www.calelectionlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 810

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 16

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

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

    Chronic Pain is disabling

    Chronic Pain is disabling
    Many of our clients suffer from chronic pain. For some, chronic pain is a symptom of an underlying condition, and for others it is the main condition.  In in either case, chronic pain can be and often is disabling. Because so many…
  • Jul 15

    Whose “Clinical Judgment” Applies to Insurance Denials?

    Whose “Clinical Judgment” Applies to Insurance Denials?
    The classic “he said, she said” scenario shouldn’t apply to healthcare claims. A denial based on medical necessity arises when there are two opposing opinions: (1) the treating physician who recommends that a patient receive…
Rank this Week: 816

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Law

Covers employment discrimination, retaliation, and arbitration. By Eugene Lee.

http://www.calaborlaw.com
  • Jul 22

    Can Employers Require Employees to Remain on Premises?

    Can Employers Require Employees to Remain on Premises?
    A reader of this blog recently asked an intriguing question: “Your boss may require you to remain on work premises during your rest break.: Is this still true after the recent California... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 20

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?
    Under California law (which is much more generous to employees than federal law), if you are a non-exempt worker, you are entitled to meal and rest breaks: a 30-minute meal break if you work more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 20

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?
    Under California law (which is much more generous to employees than federal law), if you are a non-exempt worker, you are entitled to meal and rest breaks: a 30-minute meal break if you work more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 144

California Personal Injury and…

California Personal Injury and Insurance Blog

Offers information and insights for consumers regarding personal injury law, insurance, and the tort system. By Jonathan G. Stein.

http://www.calpiblog.com/
  • Jun 6

    Save some money on car insurance

    Save some money on car insurance
    I am a big proponent of not shopping for insurance solely based on price. There are other important factors. But, for some people, price is the biggest factor. And for some people, two insurance companies may offer the same personal...
  • Jan 8

    FAQ: Am I responsible for my medical bills after a car accident?

    FAQ: Am I responsible for my medical bills after a car accident?
    Question: I was involved in a car crash. I have medical insurance. Am I responsible to pay these bills back when I settle my case? Answer: This is based on two recent cases I have had! I wish it wasn't,...
  • Aug 24

    Don't trust insurance companies - a true story

    Don't trust insurance companies - a true story
    Let me relate a real story about why you should never trust an insurance company. This is for a case I am currently working on. As background, my client was rear ended in a car accident by an unlicensed, uninsured...
Rank this Week: 436

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 891

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

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

    $185 Million California Rumpus over Researcher Raiding

    $185 Million California Rumpus over Researcher Raiding
    To some outside the California scientific and academic community, it might seem like a cat fight replete with allegations of  a "law-of-the-jungle mindset," loyalty oaths, "petty academic politics" and -- literally -- paper clip…
  • Aug 13

    Thinking About Its Demise: California Stem Cell Agency Launches Examination of Alternative

    Thinking About Its Demise: California Stem Cell Agency Launches Examination of Alternative
    California's $3 billion stem cell research agency, which is facing its financial demise in a few short years, has formed a team of its directors to tackle transition planning and examine possible alternatives, including ones that would extend…
  • Aug 9

    Crossing the Two Million Mark: A Dozen Years of Readership on the California Stem Cell Report

    Crossing the Two Million Mark: A Dozen Years of Readership on the California Stem Cell Report
    Google's page view count for the California Stem CellReport as of 11:01 a.m. today The California Stem Cell Report this morning hit a readership milestone -- two million page views.The count was recorded only about 18 months after…
Rank this Week: 823

Canada Immigration Blog

Canada Immigration Blog

Covers issues related to immigrating to Canada. By David Cohen.

http://www.canadavisa.com/canada-immigration-blog/
  • Jul 20

    For the faint of heart

    For the faint of heart
    When Justin Trudeau and his cabinet colleagues ambled through Ottawa to be sworn in this time last year, the new Prime Minister was much-quoted for repeating the line “sunny ways”. This, of course, was an allusion to Wilfried…
  • Jul 20

    Dear Phil . . .

    Dear Phil . . .
    I was in communication with an American friend of mine this week. It has been a tough few days for Phil, who lives in Ohio. Not only did his home state fall into the Trump column on election night, but the President-elect won enough states to…
  • Jul 20

    Patience is wearing thin on C-6

    Patience is wearing thin on C-6
    Earlier this year, on June 17, an Act to amend the Citizenship Act passed the House of Commons in Ottawa. This eagerly-awaiting piece of legislation is known as Bill C-6. Among the proposed amendments in C-6 is a reduction in the amount…
Rank this Week: 788

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Covers developments in privacy law. By David T.S. Fraser.

http://blog.privacylawyer.ca/
  • Jul 26

    British Columbia Commissioner finds that "Creep Catchers" violated province's privacy law

    British Columbia Commissioner finds that "Creep Catchers" violated province's privacy law
    The Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia has just released a very interesting decision and order against the "Surrey Creep Catchers". The Creep Catchers are a loosely affiliated group of people whose stated purpose is to…
  • Jun 7

    Canadian government pulls the plug on the Canadian Anti-Spam Law private right of action

    Canadian government pulls the plug on the Canadian Anti-Spam Law private right of action
    It's official ... the ability to sue for damages under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) has been put on ice. An order-in-council dated June 2, 2017 repealed the provision of a previous cabinet order that set the commencement of the private right…
  • Jun 7

    CASL's civil right of action to be delayed?

    CASL's civil right of action to be delayed?
    I am hearing from reliable sources that the government has agreed to postpone the civil right of action under Canada's Anti-spam Law. The provisions, that were planned to come into effect on July 1, 2017, would mean a person or corporation…
Rank this Week: 201

Canadian Trademark Blog

Canadian Trademark Blog

Commentary on Canadian trademarks & technology law. By Clark Wilson LLP.

http://trademarkblog.ca/
Rank this Week: 689

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

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

    From Ghost Town to Green Town: Marijuana Business Buys Community for Cannabis Tourism

    From Ghost Town to Green Town: Marijuana Business Buys Community for Cannabis Tourism
    The town of Nipton, California is a small, unincorporated community in San Bernardino County bordering the Mojave National Preserve. An old cattle-loading and mining town, its population today fluctuates somewhere between 6 and 30. About…
  • Aug 21

    Rethinking Marijuana Testing for College Football Player

    Rethinking Marijuana Testing for College Football Player
    Marijuana has been legalized – slowly – in more than half the states in the U.S., either for medicinal or recreational purposes (26 in all). And yet, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (the non-profit that regulates…
  • Aug 19

    Cannabis Promoted as an “Exit” Drug for Struggling Addict

    Cannabis Promoted as an “Exit” Drug for Struggling Addict
    Proponents of the failed “War on Drugs” have long characterized marijuana as a “gateway” drug, meaning it opens the doors to use of heavier, more dangerous narcotics. But now, a new drug rehabilitation center in Los…
Rank this Week: 310

Cardozo Real Estate Law…

Cardozo Real Estate Law Association

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law's student run, real estate law association.

http://cardozorela.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 136

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Aug 23

    Should Employers Use Progressive Discipline?

    Should Employers Use Progressive Discipline?
    Employment in California is presumed to be terminable “at will,” i.e., employees can be fired for any reason (unless it’s an illegal reason) without warning. See Lab C §2922. This often comes as a surprise to employees…
  • Aug 21

    Objecting to an Ambiguous or Unintelligible Question

    Objecting to an Ambiguous or Unintelligible Question
    When examining a witness, counsel should ask questions that are intelligently phrased, concise, and clear in meaning. No one should have to guess at what the question means. If opposing counsel asks a question that can’t be understood…
  • Aug 18

    Can a Drunk Person Enter Into a Contract?

    Can a Drunk Person Enter Into a Contract?
    People who are intoxicated often make bad decisions, including signing contracts they may regret when the hangover kicks in. Can they simply claim intoxication and get out of the deal? The short answer: maybe. One of the four essential…
Rank this Week: 153

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Aug 17

    Paralegal Wanted!

    Paralegal Wanted!
    Paralegal wanted for family law firm. Positive attitude and ability to work in a fast-paced, high-stress environment with lots of client contact & case management responsibilities essential. Necessary skills include math; legal research;…
  • Aug 8

    Get trained and practice for the police power test!

    Get trained and practice for the police power test!
    Get trained and practice for the police power test! PHYED 140 – Physical Conditioning Illinois Central College CougarPlex, Room 207 August 22 to October 22 Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-3:45 pm $143 For questions or TO REGISTER contact…
  • Aug 7

    Paralegal orientation!

    Paralegal orientation!
     Don’t’ forget the mandatory Paralegal orientation session will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in Room 127 located in the Poplar Hall at the Peoria Campus.  This…
Rank this Week: 390

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Aug 22

    Director Cordray’s Op-Ed Disregards Many Inconvenient Fact

    Director Cordray’s Op-Ed Disregards Many Inconvenient Fact
    In an op-ed published in today’s New York Times, CFPB Director Richard Cordray argues against congressional repeal of the agency’s final arbitration rule by “correcting the record.”  He contends that the…
  • Aug 22

    D.C. accepting student loan servicer license applications; CT adopts student loan servicing standard

    D.C. accepting student loan servicer license applications; CT adopts student loan servicing standard
    D.C. License Applications. The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking recently started to accept applications and transition fillings for a Student Loan Servicer License on the National Mortgage Licensing System…
  • Aug 22

    DOJ confirms termination of Operation Chokepoint; OCC welcomes DOJ statement

    DOJ confirms termination of Operation Chokepoint; OCC welcomes DOJ statement
    In a letter dated August 16, 2017 to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, Assistant U.S. Attorney General Stephen Boyd stated that “[a]ll of the [DOJ’s] bank investigations conducted as part of Operation Chokepoint…
Rank this Week: 169

Chicago Accident Law Blog

Chicago Accident Law Blog

Covers car accidents, medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability and truck accidents. By Ed Scanlan.

http://www.chicagoaccidentlawblog.com/
  • Jan 7

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi
    A lawsuit alleging childhood sexual abuse was filed yesterday in Du Page County, Illinois against Bill Gothard and the Institute of Basic Life Principles that he founded in 1961. The lawsuit filed by 10 women includes allegations of rape,…
  • Jan 7

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi
    A lawsuit alleging childhood sexual abuse was filed yesterday in Du Page County, Illinois against Bill Gothard and the Institute of Basic Life Principles that he founded in 1961. The lawsuit filed by 10 women includes allegations of rape,…
  • Jan 7

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi
    A lawsuit alleging childhood sexual abuse was filed yesterday in Du Page County, Illinois against Bill Gothard and the Institute of Basic Life Principles that he founded in 1961. The lawsuit filed by 10 women includes allegations of rape,…
Rank this Week: 453

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident news and case law. By Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C.

http://www.chicagoaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 1

    Plan To Make Chicago Trucks Safer Moves Forward

    Plan To Make Chicago Trucks Safer Moves Forward
    The Chicago Tribune reports that Chicago Mayor Emanuel’s plan to make city trucks safer has been advanced in the Chicago City Council.  Chicago lawyer, Peter Zneimer observes that many fatal bike accidents that have occurred in the…
  • Jul 26

    Study Finds One in Four Motorists on Phone Before a Crash

    Study Finds One in Four Motorists on Phone Before a Crash
    The Chicago Tribune reports that one in four motorists were using their phone shortly before a crash occurred.  The report cited a study conducted by Cambridge Mobile Telematics, a company that makes applications for insurance…
  • Jul 14

    Bicycles on Sidewalks and Potholes with Weeds, These are a Few of my Least Favorite Thing

    Bicycles on Sidewalks and Potholes with Weeds, These are a Few of my Least Favorite Thing
    The personal injury attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer are cautioning Chicago bicyclists to stay clear from the city sidewalks.  Many Chicago sidewalks have hazardous pavement differentials and deep holes, with grass and weeds growing…
Rank this Week: 962

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury law, as well as medical malpractice and construction injury news. Published by Chicago, Illinois personal injury attorney, Joseph Klest.

http://www.josephklest.com/
  • Sep 22

    Left turn accident kills Motorcyclist in Wilmette

    Left turn accident kills Motorcyclist in Wilmette
    Motorcycle accidents may not occur more frequently than any other kinds of accidents, but the injuries that result from a motorcycle crash are often more serious and more likely to result in death simply based on the lack of protection a…
  • Sep 22

    Left turn accident kills Motorcyclist in Wilmette

    Left turn accident kills Motorcyclist in Wilmette
    Motorcycle accidents may not occur more frequently than any other kinds of accidents, but the injuries that result from a motorcycle crash are often more serious and more likely to result in death simply based on the lack of protection a bike…
  • Sep 9

    Legionnaires' outbreak at veterans' home claims two more live

    Legionnaires' outbreak at veterans' home claims two more live
    Adams County health officials have reported that two more victims of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at the Quincy Illinois Veterans' Home died as a result of the disease, bringing the overall death toll to nine. The local health…
Rank this Week: 298

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Aug 7

    Judge Shadur is Retiring

    Judge Shadur is Retiring
    Effective September 1, 2017, Senior Judge Milton Shadur will retire from the N.D. Illinois bench. Judge Shadur was appointed by President Carter and has served as a federal judge on the Northern District bench for 37 years. Chief Judge…
  • Jul 31

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent
    Solo Cup Operating Corp. v. Lollicup USA, Inc., No. 16 C 8041, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 17, 2017) (Lefkow, J.). Judge Lefkow granted plaintiff Solo Cup’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss several of defendant Lollicup’s…
  • Jul 28

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden
    Bodum USA, Inc. v. A Top New Casting, Inc., No. 16 C 2916, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 10, 2017) (Kennelly, J.). Judge Kennelly denied defendant A Top’s motion for summary judgment based upon plaintiff Bodum’s alleged…
Rank this Week: 485

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 989

Child Custody Blog

Child Custody Blog

Covers child custody, divorce, and family law matters.

http://www.childcustodycoach.com/blog
  • Nov 27

    Disability and Child Custody - Are Disabled Parent’s Handicapped in Family Court?

    Disability and Child Custody - Are Disabled Parent’s Handicapped in Family Court?
    Parent’s with a disability have been rightfully concerned about whether their disability can effect child custody and visitation. Many states still remain silent on this issue or do not have adequate laws to protect disabled parents in…
  • Nov 26

    What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?

    What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?
    “At what age can a child decide which parent to live with?” This is one of the most frequently asked questions among parents involved in a child custody and visitation situation. It would seem that the answer would be a simple one…
  • Jul 31

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella
    The Custody Coach™: Can a Coach Be an Advocate, Educator and…a Coach? by Mark Joyella You’ve heard of the “coach approach.” But what, exactly, is the Child Custody Coach™ approach? Steven Carlson says he identified the child…
Rank this Week: 189

China Esquire

China Esquire

Covers Chinese law, business and society. By Tom Chow.

http://www.chinalawandbusiness.com
  • Oct 27

    The Lost Art of Client Relationships and Customer Service

    The Lost Art of Client Relationships and Customer Service
    Two events recently highlighted the decline for customer service and relationships in the services industry–and particularly in mine, which is legal services. First, I was having lunch with one of my outside counsel. He was picking my…
  • Mar 18

    BAC scholarship for Pepperdine LLM

    BAC scholarship for Pepperdine LLM
    Wanted to pass on this information that I received from the Beijing Arbitration Commission (“BAC”): the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine School of Law is pleased to announce that BAC is sponsoring a…
  • Oct 8

    Why Good Service Matter

    Why Good Service Matter
    I recently got back from Orlando for the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Annual Meeting 2012, which is the largest gathering of in-house counsel in the world.  I co-presented a session entitled “ A Technology Primer for
Rank this Week: 801

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: 192

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

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

    China Employment Contracts and Employer Rules and Regulations: Let Harmony Reign

    China Employment Contracts and Employer Rules and Regulations: Let Harmony Reign
    A well-written employment contract, along with a set of China-centric employer’s rules and regulations are the starting point of what you must do if you have employees (or plan to have) in China. Though it is good thing to…
  • Aug 21

    Wolf Warrior 2 and the Future of Imported Films in China

    Wolf Warrior 2 and the Future of Imported Films in China
    What a wild ride it’s been for the Chinese film industry! Until July 27, it had been a year of one depressing story after another. Downward-trending box office, high-flying entertainment companies imploding, deals to purchase foreign…
  • Aug 20

    Applying Chinese Law in US Courts: No Really, Despite it All

    Applying Chinese Law in US Courts: No Really, Despite it All
    Way back in 2008 I wrote a post immediately after one of my firm’s lawyers returned from a federal court hearing where the judge essentially said — near as I could tell without any basis in law — that service of an English…
Rank this Week: 254

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
  • May 1

    Moving my blog site

    Moving my blog site
    Dear readers, Time to put The China Collection in your blog reader. After twelve years (I started in May 2005) and almost a million visits here at the Chinese Law Prof Blog, I'm making some major changes in my blogging....
  • Apr 17

    How to become a China lawyer

    How to become a China lawyer
    Here's a good blog post on that subject by Dan Harris at the China Law Blog. Must reading for students interested in this practice area.
  • Apr 15

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie
    Did that headline get your attention? If...
Rank this Week: 33