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Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Mississippi Woman Sues Hospital for Sexual Assault by Paramedic

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

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

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

    Who is Liable for Playground Accidents?

    Who is Liable for Playground Accidents?
    Now that school is back in full swing, there are millions of children playing on playgrounds every day. Playgrounds provide kids with an opportunity to have fun, unwind, and engage in creative play. But when playground equipment is not…
Rank this Week: 91

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

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

    How to Prevent Car Accidents in Fresno – AutoAccident.com

    How to Prevent Car Accidents in Fresno – AutoAccident.com
    I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno car accident lawyer. Accidents are visible reminders that motorists need to drive defensively and obey the rules. To avoid becoming a statistic and robbing your family of a loved one, learn ways you can stay safe…
  • Oct 22

    Accident Involving Drowsy Driving Near Atwater

    Accident Involving Drowsy Driving Near Atwater
    I'm Ed Smith, an Atwater personal injury attorney. A driver and their passenger were traveling together in Atwater on the afternoon of Monday, October 16, 2017. The driver allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel and collided with a parked…
  • Oct 22

    Panoramic Sunroof

    Panoramic Sunroof
    I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Car Accident Lawyer. Many new vehicles can be equipped with sun, moon, and panoramic roof options. While these features can greatly enhance a vehicle’s design aesthetics and driving experience, they also…
Rank this Week: 98

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 97

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

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

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 99

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    We can Keep Googling the GOOGLE Mark: Supreme Court Denies Cert

    We can Keep Googling the GOOGLE Mark: Supreme Court Denies Cert
    Many of us have been eagerly waiting to see whether the Supreme Court would consider Google’s potential genericness. As Martha explained, the case began in 2012, after petitioners Chris Gillespie and David Elliot attempted to register…
  • Oct 19

    Forget Prince; Minnesota Opens Courts to Hulk Hogans of the World with Revenge Porn Civil Action

    Forget Prince; Minnesota Opens Courts to Hulk Hogans of the World with Revenge Porn Civil Action
    Recently, I attended the University of Minnesota’s celebration of “40 Years of Gopher Justice,” an event honoring the institution’s University Student Legal Service (“USLS”), a non-profit organization that…
  • Oct 17

    Does getaroom Make U Want 2 BookaRoom?

    Does getaroom Make U Want 2 BookaRoom?
    A tv commercial for yet another hotel booking website just caught my eye, called getaroom: This one was founded by a pair of lawyers, in fact, the same duo that founded Hotels.com. I was left wondering whether getaroom is…
Rank this Week: 94

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Oct 18

    The heartbreaking sadness of sexual harassment

    The heartbreaking sadness of sexual harassment
    By Joy P. Waltemath, J.D. Amazon Studios executive Roy Price. Harvey Weinstein. Before that Bill O’Reilly. Roger Ailes. The news is all about sexual harassment allegations in tech, in Hollywood, among the movers and shakers in this…
  • Oct 18

    CA-6 vacates injunction requiring merged airlines to bargain over union proposals under RLA Sec. 6

    CA-6 vacates injunction requiring merged airlines to bargain over union proposals under RLA Sec. 6
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. Finding that a merged airline was arguably justified in its reading of a collective bargaining agreement to permit it to operate two air carriers separately until such time as the parties reached an agreement fully…
  • Oct 18

    Given 25 recent crimes at store, employer may have had duty to protect employee who was shot

    Given 25 recent crimes at store, employer may have had duty to protect employee who was shot
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Denying an employer’s motion for summary judgment on a negligence claim by a convenience store employee who was shot during an attempted robbery, a federal district court in Texas found triable questions on…
Rank this Week: 93

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Oct 15

    Rosenfeld on SEC Enforcement

    Rosenfeld on SEC Enforcement
    David Rosenfeld has posted Admissions in SEC Enforcement Cases: The Revolution That Wasn't on SSRN with the following abstract: In 2013, the SEC departed from its long-standing policy of settling enforcement matters on a no-admit/no-deny…
  • Oct 15

    Anderson on Insider Trading

    Anderson on Insider Trading
    John P. Anderson has posted Insider Trading and the Myth of Market Confidence on SSRN with the following abstract: Promoting public confidence in securities markets is a policy goal that is frequently cited by commentators, Congress, the…
  • Oct 15

    New Securities Law Articles in Print

    New Securities Law Articles in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Ryan H. Gilinson, Note, Clicks and Tricks: How Computer Hackers Avoid 10b-5 Liability, 82 Brook. L. Rev. 1305 (2017). Allan Horwich, The…
Rank this Week: 100

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Oct 9

    International Law Weekend 2017 - Program and Registration Information

    International Law Weekend 2017 - Program and Registration Information
    The American Branch of the International Law Association (AmBranch or ABILA) and the International Law Students Association (ILSA) are about to host yet another edition of the popular and well-worth-your-time International Law Weekend from…
  • Sep 27

    Cherif Bassiouni, a Giant in the Field of International Criminal Law, has Died at Age 79

    Cherif Bassiouni, a Giant in the Field of International Criminal Law, has Died at Age 79
    We are still stunned by the sad news of the passing of Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni. Born in Cairo, Egypt in 1937, M. Cherif Bassiouni immigrated to the United States in 1962. He was an Emeritus Professor of Law at...
  • Sep 27

    Lawyers Can Help Puerto Rico and Other Places Hit by Hurricane

    Lawyers Can Help Puerto Rico and Other Places Hit by Hurricane
    The American Bar Association Section of International Law was scheduled to meet next month in San Juan in a pre-meeting module just prior to its Fall Meeting in Miami. That meeting in San Juan has been postponed because of the...
Rank this Week: 95

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 92

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

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

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

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

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

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

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

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

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation
    Two state judges opine about the state of accessibility to the legal system. As the economy has worsened, the ranks of the self-represented poor have expanded. In a recent informal study conducted by the Self-Represented Litigation Network,…
Rank this Week: 96

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Oct 20

    Supreme Court Fellows Program – Call for Application

    Supreme Court Fellows Program – Call for Application
    The Supreme Court Fellows Commission is accepting applications through November 3, 2017, for one-year fellowships to begin in August or September 2018. The Commission will select four talented individuals to engage in the work of the Supreme…
  • Oct 20

    More from the archive

    More from the archive
    To continue my previous posts on the lost history of police misconduct in Chicago…. In 1959, the Illinois ACLU published a small pamphlet—Secret Detention by the Chicago Police. The report studied (and condemned) a specific Chicago police…
  • Oct 19

    Direct Republican Democracy?

    Direct Republican Democracy?
    A recent article in Slate explains that Camilo Casas is running for Boulder City Council on a unique platform: he will use an app to allow the city's voters to tell him how to vote "on any issue up for a vote before the council."…
Rank this Week: 101

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: 105

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Oct 18

    The Law and Economics of the “Special” Problem of Corporate Philanthropy

    The Law and Economics of the “Special” Problem of Corporate Philanthropy
    I've been kicking around corporate philanthropy with a friend and fellow corporate law academic. For what it's worth, I think I offer a pretty good summary of the state of the law in my book on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Oct 18

    The difference between class actions and derivative suits.

    The difference between class actions and derivative suits.
    A Business Associations student posed this question: Can class actions be either a derivative suit or a direct suit or are they one or the other? They are, of course, quite different. Here's a good... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Oct 16

    The Case for Disallowing the Necessity Defense in Climate Change Case

    The Case for Disallowing the Necessity Defense in Climate Change Case
    I got an email today from an outfit called Kent Com LLC, which states in part that: I've been fascinated by the necessity defense since I read Cannibalism and the Common Law: The Story of the Tragic... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 104

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
  • Oct 13

    Asbestos Exposure Case Results in $8.8 Million Jury Verdict

    Asbestos Exposure Case Results in $8.8 Million Jury Verdict
    Billy Dickson was an engineer for Bell Helicopter Textron’s plant in Hurst, Texas. He held this position for the better part of 38 years. From 1962 to the late 1970s, he was exposed to asbestos through hands-on work. He was also…
  • Oct 12

    $11 Million Jury Verdict for Traumatic Brain Injury of Teen Skateboarder Struck by Car

    $11 Million Jury Verdict for Traumatic Brain Injury of Teen Skateboarder Struck by Car
    Samuel Kim was riding his skateboard in Cerritos, Calif. As he entered an intersection on a green light and began crossing at the crosswalk, Arsham Baltayan, who was driving a car in the scope and course of his job with a car dealership,…
  • Oct 2

    $21.4 Million Jury Verdict Upheld by Illinois Appellate Court in Rail Worker’s Injury

    $21.4 Million Jury Verdict Upheld by Illinois Appellate Court in Rail Worker’s Injury
    The Illinois Appellate Court has upheld a record-breaking $21.4 million jury verdict for a railroad conductor after his heel was irreparably damaged at a railyard. The Illinois Appellate Court for the 1st District rejected all of Norfolk…
Rank this Week: 103

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

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

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 102

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    More Women Unfaithful

    More Women Unfaithful
    From CNN: One of the more interesting facts in Esther Perel's new book, State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity, comes near the beginning. Since 1990, notes the psychoanalyst and writer, the rate of married women who report they've been…
  • Oct 21

    Guardianship

    Guardianship
    From the New Yorker: Guardianship derives from the state’s parens patriae power, its duty to act as a parent for those considered too vulnerable to care for themselves. “The King shall have the custody of the lands of natural fools,...
  • Oct 20

    Divorce is Genetic

    Divorce is Genetic
    From PsyPost: Children of divorced parents are more likely to get divorced when compared to those who grew up in two-parent families — and genetic factors are the primary explanation, according to a new study by researchers at Virginia…
Rank this Week: 106

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

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

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Oct 13

    What Medical Malpractice Crisis?

    What Medical Malpractice Crisis?
    “We’re not in a crisis. We’re definitely not in a crisis.” An annual survey by Medical Liability Monitor (MLM) found that medical malpractice premiums rates have fallen 1.1%, the 10th consecutive year of lower rates in…
  • Oct 2

    Pain Medication Stolen from Patients at Pittsburgh Hospital

    Pain Medication Stolen from Patients at Pittsburgh Hospital
    A pharmacy technician at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pittsburgh has been accused of switching pain pills out for anti-nausea and thyroid pills, affecting close to 360 patients over 4 months. Those affected included amputees,…
  • Aug 11

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

    Why Are Insurers Requiring Consumers to Take Brand Name Drugs at a Higher Cost Than Generics?
    In collaboration with the New York Times, ProPublica authored a multi-part series on the falling cost of generic drugs and insurance. One article sought to answer what politicians and many consumers have been asking lately: If generics are…
Rank this Week: 107

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Oct 22

    Kotkin in Washington Post: Confidential Settlements Protect Sexual Harasser

    Kotkin in Washington Post: Confidential Settlements Protect Sexual Harasser
    Congratulations to Minna Kotkin (Brooklyn) on her fine article in today's Washington Post on how confidentiality clauses in settlement agreements undermine the enforcement of Title VII's prohibition of sexual harassment. Here's an excerpt: A…
  • Oct 18

    Legal Protection for NFL Protests? Not So Fast . . . .

    Legal Protection for NFL Protests? Not So Fast . . . .
    Ben Sachs and Noah Zatz have an op-ed in the New York Times today arguing that they believe that the NFL players' national anthem protests are protected under various legal theories, mirroring some of their early writings that Rick posted...
  • Oct 16

    Solicitor General's View on USERRA Abrogation

    Solicitor General's View on USERRA Abrogation
    As I mentioned recently, the Supreme Court had requested the Solicitor General's view on whether the abrogation of state sovereign immunity under USERRA was valid. The SG's office just submitted its brief, recommending the denial of cert.…
Rank this Week: 110

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
Rank this Week: 111

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Oct 21

    Consumer Law: It’s What We Do

    Consumer Law: It’s What We Do
    We handle a variety of consumer law cases relating to home improvement scams, including roofing problems, air conditioning scams, home solicitation sales, and other types of consumer fraud and contract issues.  We also handle consumer…
  • Oct 19

    Consumer Attorney: Happy Client

    Consumer Attorney: Happy Client
    Client:  Latasha Client Review:  This is my attorney and they are the best consumer attorney..They helped me alot..so if anyone have any consumer issues Taras Rudnitsky is the one to call.. Client Review Provided:  September…
  • Oct 17

    Returning my lemon

    Returning my lemon
    Client:  Jenny Client Review:  I contacted Tina and Taras to find out what I could do about a dealership that sold me a vehicle illegally. The dash had multiple warning lights blacked out so they weren’t visible. This was my…
Rank this Week: 112

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Oct 20

    Living in Fear for Her Life

    Living in Fear for Her Life
    Transgender women like Zahara Green face targeted discrimination and extreme violence in prisons. I am a queer woman who has been incarcerated. I was arrested for tax evasion and mail fraud 20 years ago. I was tried, convicted, and…
  • Oct 20

    Attacks on Transgender Students Under the Guise of Privacy Will Not Stand

    Attacks on Transgender Students Under the Guise of Privacy Will Not Stand
    The attacks against transgender equality in schools are getting more and more outlandish. In June, the Frederick County school board in western Maryland passed and updated policies addressing discrimination, harassment, and bullying of…
  • Oct 20

    If You’re Boycotting Israel in This Texas Town, Then No Hurricane Relief for You

    If You’re Boycotting Israel in This Texas Town, Then No Hurricane Relief for You
    In Dickinson, Texas, opinions of Israel can determine eligibility for hurricane relief. If you’re a resident of a small Texas city and in need of hurricane recovery funds, you’ll have to certify that you’re not boycotting…
Rank this Week: 115

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 113

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Oct 19

    Video: How To Have A Healthy Divorce

    Video: How To Have A Healthy Divorce
    With the way the family court system in the United States is structured, divorce is set up for conflict. Even couples that enter the process on good terms with the intent of splitting amicably almost inevitably end up bickering about some…
  • Oct 17

    Can You Use Text Messages In Court?

    Can You Use Text Messages In Court?
    Can text messages be used in court? Increasingly, family courts are using incriminating text messages and email evidence in divorce cases. In this day and age, texting is used by millions of people as a primary form of communication.…
  • Oct 13

    Can We Settle Custody Without Going To Court?

    Can We Settle Custody Without Going To Court?
    Question: My wife and I agree that our son should live with me while he spends weekends with her. Since we are in agreement, can we settle out of court? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state, I can give some general…
Rank this Week: 114

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
Rank this Week: 116

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Oct 17

    * When To File Patents In Europe And China

    * When To File Patents In Europe And China
    17 Seconds #41 The most important thing for startups to do is to inject IP thinking into their product launch process. Before any new product (or an improvement to an existing product) is launched (i.e. sold, offered for sale, publicly used,…
  • Sep 17

    * Intentional Patents, Intentional Marketing

    * Intentional Patents, Intentional Marketing
    17 Seconds #40 , Intentional IP = Intentional Patents + Intentional Trademarks Clocktower Law‘s approach to patent law and trademark law is to encourage our (mostly startup) clients to inject IP planning into the product launch process.…
  • Aug 22

    * Rename Yawkey Way Yaz Way

    * Rename Yawkey Way Yaz Way
    Red Sox Nation should rally around its founding father, Carl “Yaz” Yastrzemski, and convince Boston Red Sox ownership to rename Yawkey Way to Yaz Way. By Erik J. Heels First published 08/22/2017; ‘Rename Yawkey Way Yaz…
Rank this Week: 108

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    The Cap Gap Extension for F-1 Student

    The Cap Gap Extension for F-1 Student
    Every year, many foreign national F-1 students try to change from F-1 student status to H-1B status after they complete a program of study or period of optional practical training (OPT). Since OPT generally requires employment with a U.S.…
  • Sep 22

    Enforcing Islamic Marital Agreements in Virginia Court

    Enforcing Islamic Marital Agreements in Virginia Court
    Divorce proceedings are emotionally and financially taxing, but the complexity of the process increases significantly with added cultural issues surrounding the marriage. In Islamic cultures, the bride and groom enter into a marital agreement…
  • Sep 19

    Co-Parenting and Virginia Custody Case

    Co-Parenting and Virginia Custody Case
    If you are facing a custody or visitation case in Virginia, it is especially important that you maintain and strengthen your co-parenting skills. Doing so will benefit your children, and can only help you in court. As a parent, it is…
Rank this Week: 109

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Oct 22

    Standard Patent Size

    Standard Patent Size
    by Dennis Crouch The chart above might take a couple of minutes to digest, but the main point is that, while the median patent has remained relatively unchanged, patents are becoming more uniform in size. The chart above shows the number…
  • Oct 20

    Automated Analysis of 101 Eligibility

    Automated Analysis of 101 Eligibility
    This is something I hadn’t seen.  You go to this web page, and it allows you to enter a claim and get a prediction — based upon, it says, analysis of more than 30,000 applications and office actions — whether your claim…
  • Oct 20

    Federal Circuit Review of the PTAB

    Federal Circuit Review of the PTAB
    By Jason Rantanen I’m presenting some data from the Compendium of Federal Circuit Decisions later today at Chicago-Kent’s terrific conference on The Power of the PTAB.  Below are a few of the graphs I’ll be…
Rank this Week: 120

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

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

    Klein on Groundwater Exceptionalism and Ownership v. Use

    Klein on Groundwater Exceptionalism and Ownership v. Use
    Christine Klein (Florida) has posted Owning Groundwater: The Example of Mississippi v. Tennessee (35 Virginia Envtl. L.J. 474 (2017)) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: In Mississippi v. Tennessee, a case currently on the U.S. Supreme Court’s…
  • Oct 12

    PropertyProfs Singer, Atuahene, & Epstein Head to Texas A&M for Workshop

    PropertyProfs Singer, Atuahene, & Epstein Head to Texas A&M for Workshop
    If anyone is in the Dallas/Forth Worth area, Texas A&M has a fantastic line-up of property professors coming to town this academic year. Check them out below!: If you have a property professor coming to speak at your school, contact...
  • Oct 5

    DEAN SEARCH ANNOUNCEMENT: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

    DEAN SEARCH ANNOUNCEMENT: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
    From our good friend and fellow property law prof Tim Mulvaney (Texas A&M), see the following: Dean, Texas A&M University School of Law Fort Worth, Texas October 3, 2017 Texas A&M University invites nominations and applications…
Rank this Week: 118

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

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

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Oct 20

    Out Of State Rules Kill A New York Legal Malpractice Case

    Out Of State Rules Kill A New York Legal Malpractice Case
    Centre Lane Partners, LLC v Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom LLP  2017 NY Slip Op 07221  Decided on October 17, 2017  Appellate Division, First Department illustrates two rules.  One of the rules is…
  • Oct 19

    Not Only Was It Not Malpractice, But…

    Not Only Was It Not Malpractice, But…
    Deceased clients, deceased attorneys, and a disputed real estate transaction lead to Gourary v Green  2017 NY Slip Op 32158(U)  October 13, 2017  Supreme Court, New York County  Docket Number:…
  • Oct 18

    Limited Retainer Agreements and Legal Malpractice

    Limited Retainer Agreements and Legal Malpractice
    What a difference a sentence in the retainer agreement can make.  In Matz v Aboulafia Law Firm, LLC  2017 NY Slip Op 32147(U)  October 10, 2017  Supreme Court, New York County Docket Number:…
Rank this Week: 117

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Oct 19

    FALQs: Cashless Sweden

    FALQs: Cashless Sweden
    Today’s guest post was authored by Elin Hofverberg, a foreign law research consultant covering Scandinavian jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress. Elin’s recent post, FALQs: Name Day Celebrations in Sweden, motivated…
  • Oct 18

    Professor of Law Jeremy Waldron to Deliver the 2017 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence

    Professor of Law Jeremy Waldron to Deliver the 2017 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence
    The Law Library of Congress is pleased to announce that legal and political philosophy professor Jeremy Waldron of New York University School of Law, will deliver the 2017 Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence.…
  • Oct 17

    ADHD Awareness Month, IEPs and 504 Plan

    ADHD Awareness Month, IEPs and 504 Plan
    October is ADHD Awareness Month. ADHD, which stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, “is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or…
Rank this Week: 119

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

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

    Marler Clark retained to investigate Caldwell Parish Baseball Fundraiser and Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off Salmonella Outbreak

    Marler Clark retained to investigate Caldwell Parish Baseball Fundraiser and Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off Salmonella Outbreak
    Columbia, Louisiana Health officials have released the latest numbers on the Salmonella outbreak linked to a baseball fundraiser in Caldwell Parish. According to the Louisiana Dept. of Health, 125 people are now confirmed to have a…
  • Oct 20

    Clostridium perfringens found at Louisiana Baseball Fundraiser

    Clostridium perfringens found at Louisiana Baseball Fundraiser
    Columbia Health officials have released the latest numbers on the Salmonella outbreak in Caldwell Parish. According to the Louisiana Dept. of Health, 125 people are now confirmed to have a gastrointestinal illness. This is up from just…
  • Oct 20

    Mann Packing Recalls Vegetables because of Listeria

    Mann Packing Recalls Vegetables because of Listeria
    Mann Packing of Salinas, California is voluntarily recalling minimally processed vegetable products listed below because they may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. Mann Packing is issuing this recall in response to a single…
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Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Oct 21

    Feds trying to seize raw camel milk suspected in interstate case

    Feds trying to seize raw camel milk suspected in interstate case
    Federal officials are attempting to seize more than $70,000 in raw camel milk products stored in a warehouse in Kansas City, KS, including some bearing labels from a Missouri dairy, because they were allegedly shipped in interstate commerce…
  • Oct 20

    2nd pathogen in fundraiser outbreak; jambalaya still suspect

    2nd pathogen in fundraiser outbreak; jambalaya still suspect
    A second pathogen is in play in a northeast Louisiana outbreak thought to be caused by jambalaya served at a softball fundraising event Monday. By Friday afternoon, 125 people were confirmed sick and investigators found some of them are…
  • Oct 20

    Peter DeCoster gets out of federal hospital prison on Monday

    Peter DeCoster gets out of federal hospital prison on Monday
    Peter DeCoster, the 54-year old son of the one-time egg baron Austin “Jack” DeCoster, is set to be released Monday from the Federal Medical Center in Rochester, MN, a facility operated by the federal Bureau of Prisons.…
Rank this Week: 121

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

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

    Robert Quincey Grant of Coconut Creek, Florida Accused of Molesting Student at Coral Springs Middle School

    Robert Quincey Grant of Coconut Creek, Florida Accused of Molesting Student at Coral Springs Middle School
    Robert Quincey Grant of Coconut Creek, Florida is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage student at a school where he worked as a custodian. Grant, 27, was arrested Tuesday and faces multiple counts of sexual battery of a minor and lewd and…
  • Oct 18

    Department of Justice Sets Up Civil Forfeiture Watchdog

    Department of Justice Sets Up Civil Forfeiture Watchdog
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions called for the creation of a new unit in the Justice Department to oversee federal asset forfeiture policies in a memo sent to Deputy Attorney General Rod J Rosenstein yesterday. This recent action by Sessions…
  • Oct 16

    Zion Smith, 8, Falls to Her Death on Carnival Cruise Ship in Miami, Florida

    Zion Smith, 8, Falls to Her Death on Carnival Cruise Ship in Miami, Florida
    Eight-year-old Zion Smith of Nassau, Bahamas, was reported dead on Saturday after falling from the deck of a Carnival Cruise ship docked in Port Miami, Florida. The accident occurred at 8:15 a.m. aboard Carnival Glory, which had just returned…
Rank this Week: 123

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

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

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 127

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 125

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Oct 16

    Common Mistakes in High Net Worth Divorce

    Common Mistakes in High Net Worth Divorce
    For most people, divorce is not easy and breaking up isn’t always the most difficult part of the process – it’s often dealing with child custody and severing the financial ties. For high-net-worth individuals, the…
  • Oct 9

    9 Things to Know About a Gray Divorce

    9 Things to Know About a Gray Divorce
    If you’re a Baby Boomer, you grew up in an era when divorce was far rarer than it is today. A lot has changed since you first said your wedding vows. In the 1960s and 1970s, most women were stay-at-home mothers, but nowadays…
  • Oct 2

    Your Marriage Under Stre

    Your Marriage Under Stre
    On a couple’s wedding day, the bride and groom make promises to each other, such as “I’ll love you for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.” Or, perhaps…
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Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Oct 2

    Repeal or Replace?

    Repeal or Replace?
    Fiona de Londras | @fdelond There is going to be a referendum on the 8th Amendment in 2018. That much is clear. What we don’t yet know is what proposition will be put to the people. In part, this is because the Citizens Assembly…
  • Sep 28

    An Abortion Law Immune from Constitutional Review?

    An Abortion Law Immune from Constitutional Review?
    In yesterday’s hearing of the Committee on the 8th Amendment to the Constitution talk turned to the idea that a new constitutional provision might be crafted and introduced which would provide that any law on abortion would be…
  • Sep 27

    Should the pro-choice movement support a new constitutional provision on abortion?

    Should the pro-choice movement support a new constitutional provision on abortion?
    In the run-up to the Citizens’ Assembly deliberations on abortion, there was a lot of discussion on the possibility of a ‘compromise’ or ‘moderate’ solution. Many envisaged (and feared) that instead of…
Rank this Week: 122

Strom Law Firm Blog

Strom Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://stromlaw.com/category/columbia-sc-lawyer-blog/
  • Jun 8

    ‘Thousand Year Flood’ Deadline Approache

    ‘Thousand Year Flood’ Deadline Approache
    Deadline Approaches If you were a victim of the historic 2015 flooding of Columbia, you may need to take action soon. The Federal Government has mandated that June 15 is the deadline to apply for federal aid to help rebuild your home. The…
  • May 25

    Underage Drinking and Driving

    Underage Drinking and Driving
    Underage Drinking and Driving Underage drinking and driving is a serious offense and can negatively affect the rest of your life. Some experts have found that underage DUI incurs a conservative cost of $40,000 over the next decade, or more,…
  • May 23

    The Pretrial Intervention Proce

    The Pretrial Intervention Proce
    The Pretrial Intervention Process Pretrial Intervention (PTI) is a program offered to first time offenders in the criminal justice system. The program is intended to allow those individuals to avoid more traditional prosecution, giving them a…
Rank this Week: 126

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Oct 22

    2017 Relative TSR Prevalence and Design of S&P 500 Companie

    2017 Relative TSR Prevalence and Design of S&P 500 Companie
    Over the last several years as compensation committees and executives strive to align pay with shareholder returns, they have increasingly turned to market-based performance measures such as relative total shareholder return (RTSR).…
  • Oct 21

    Fire Sale Discount: Evidence from the Sale of Minority Equity Stake

    Fire Sale Discount: Evidence from the Sale of Minority Equity Stake
    Asset fire sales—namely, the forced sales by distressed sellers at prices lower than what the highest potential bidder could bid if it were not financially constrained as studied by Shleifer and Vishny (1992)—have attracted much…
  • Oct 20

    Protecting Shareholder Ownership and Governance Right

    Protecting Shareholder Ownership and Governance Right
    Various efforts to reform the shareholder proposal process, SEC Rule 14a-8, ask the Securities and Exchange Commission to formally curb the ability of share owners to file proposals. The proposed reforms, including a 2014 petition by a…
Rank this Week: 129

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Oct 20

    Variation in Boilerplate: What Does it Mean?

    Variation in Boilerplate: What Does it Mean?
    Most of us who have had to read hundreds of commercial contracts for either our jobs as lawyers or for our research have also necessarily read lots of “choice-of-law” provisions. I know I have. But I am also embarrassed to...
  • Oct 17

    The Gender Gap Among Fancy Economists at the NBER Summer Institute

    The Gender Gap Among Fancy Economists at the NBER Summer Institute
    The NBER summer institutes are where the fanciest economists go. Anusha Chari and Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham have a cool new paper looking at the gender gaps in who gets on the schedule for the NBER summer institutes. Here is their basic...
  • Oct 12

    Catalonian Bonds, Anyone?

    Catalonian Bonds, Anyone?
    Joint post by Mitu Gulati and Mark Weidemaier. Sovereign bonds issued under the government's own law are supposed to be riskier than bonds issued under foreign (typically, English or New York) law. The logic is simple: Local-law bonds can…
Rank this Week: 138

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

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

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 133

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

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

    When the specifics are misleading: medical test stats draw false advertising claim

    When the specifics are misleading: medical test stats draw false advertising claim
    Quidel Corp. v. Siemens Med. Solutions USA, Inc., 2017 WL 4654644, No. 16-cv-3059 (S.D. Cal. Oct. 16, 2017)Quidel is a “diagnostic healthcare manufacturer” that “developed, promotes and sells the Thyretain TSI Reporter…
  • Oct 18

    Reading list: scientific claims and anti-fraud law

    Reading list: scientific claims and anti-fraud law
    Shannon Roesler, Evaluating Corporate Speech About Science (forthcoming, Geo. L.J. 2018)Pull quote: “[C]onsumer protection laws should encourage accurate representations of contemporaneous scientific knowledge, rather than lucky guesses…
  • Oct 17

    Undisclosed, and disclosed, influence when going to the mattresse

    Undisclosed, and disclosed, influence when going to the mattresse
    Fast Company has a great story about the intricate operations and arguable shenanigans of mattress reviewers who are also paid affiliates.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
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Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Oct 13

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference
    National Business Law Scholars Conference Thursday & Friday, June 21-22, 2018 Call for Papers The National Business Law Scholars Conference...
  • Jun 26

    American Airlines, Qatar, and the NOL Poison Pill

    American Airlines, Qatar, and the NOL Poison Pill
    I know most bloggers today are consumed with the June avalanche of Supreme Court opinions and cert grants, but something...
  • May 25

    AALS BA Call for Paper

    AALS BA Call for Paper
    Call for Papers AALS Section on Business Associations Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance AALS Annual Meeting, January 5, 2018 The...
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The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Oct 12

    Marc Randazza reacts to the Las Vegas shooting in his most recent CNN column

    Marc Randazza reacts to the Las Vegas shooting in his most recent CNN column
      In his latest CNN opinion column, Vegas based attorney Marc Randazza reacted to the brutal mass shooting that happened in Las Vegas on October 2, 2017. Fortunately, neither Marc Randazza, nor his family members or friends, were harmed…
  • May 29

    WordPress Plugin For Avvo Star Rating And Review

    WordPress Plugin For Avvo Star Rating And Review
    Lawyers, here are two easy-to-use plugins for WordPress that publish your star rating and reviews from Avvo.com directly to your website. WiserBrand team activated it on my website FREE of charge. Please take a look! Avvo Reviews Avvo…
  • May 10

    Jail For Laughing Protester Is An Outrage

    Jail For Laughing Protester Is An Outrage
    Marc Randazza’s most recent CNN column analyzes the recent conviction of Code Pink Protestor Desiree Fairooz after the media suggested she had been arrested merely for, “laughing at Jeff Sessions” during a Congressional…
Rank this Week: 130

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

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

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Oct 2

    DRI’s Annual Meeting

    DRI’s Annual Meeting
    As you may know, our firm, Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A. is very, very active in DRI. John Cuttino of our Columbia office serves as its president. Jim Dedman, the editor of this blog, currently acts as the liaison of the Product Liability…
  • Sep 22

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    According to this News Alert, the Clerk’s Office of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina has posted some electronic filing tips for ECF users. You can read the new handout here. How many of you are…
  • Sep 15

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Who’s going to the DRI Annual Meeting in Chicago next month? We’ll be there, so let us know! In fact, next week, we will be posting a bit more about this topic, so stay tuned for more information about the DRI Product Liability…
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