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California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 96

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    Ohio Court Gives Custody of Transgender Teen To Grandparent

    Ohio Court Gives Custody of Transgender Teen To Grandparent
    CNN reports that an Ohio trial court judge today gave custody of a 17-year old transgender male to his grandparents after his parents sought to bar the hormonal transition treatment strongly recommended by the youth's medical team. …
  • Feb 16

    EEOC Sues Over Accommodation For Religious Objection To Flu Vaccine

    EEOC Sues Over Accommodation For Religious Objection To Flu Vaccine
    The EEOC announced this week that it has filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against the Owossso, Michigan based Memorial Healthcare.  The company revoked its job offer to Yvonne Bair to work as a medical transcriptionist after…
  • Feb 15

    4th Circuit En Banc Says Trump's Third Travel Ban Violates Establishment Clause

    4th Circuit En Banc Says Trump's Third Travel Ban Violates Establishment Clause
    The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals en banc today, in opinions spanning 285 pages, affirmed a Maryland federal district court's grant of a preliminary injunction against the Proclamation setting out the third version of President Trump's…
Rank this Week: 93

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    MANSFIELD INVESTITURE FRIDAY

    MANSFIELD INVESTITURE FRIDAY
    The league of prosecutors may be a collection of super-heroes, but they need a good editor.  The League of Prosecutors congratulatesthe Honorable Joseph Mansfieldas…
  • Feb 15

    CODE BROWN

    CODE BROWN
    CODE BROWN and a building-wide lockdown was the order of the day today- Thursday- starting around 10:15 AM and lasting for about an hour. As "Code Brown, clear people from the hallways" was repeatedly broadcast over the REGJB loudspeakers,…
  • Feb 15

    IN MEMORIAM

    IN MEMORIAM
    There is no joy in a world and a society  where children are murdered by people shooting them with guns at their school. When is enough enough? How many more children need to die? Site Feed
Rank this Week: 91

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 95

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    STCi: Revisited

    STCi: Revisited
    It's been a while since we talked about Short Term Care insurance coverage:"Short-term care (also known as Recovery Care or “LTC Lite”) is not a new product but it has been gaining ground in the last 2 years ... With its shorter…
  • Feb 15

    Post-Valentine's Health Wonk Review

    Post-Valentine's Health Wonk Review
    Steve Anderson hosts this month's eclectic collection of health care wonkery, with a decidedly Olympian effort.Do check it out!Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Feb 15

    Celebrating Obamacare's Exchange "Success"

    Celebrating Obamacare's Exchange "Success"
    Last week a new report came out - albeit not from CMS - showing Obamacare's enrollment results for 2018. The headlines make the case that enrollment is "stable", that the law "isn't dead". Another headline by the AP's Ricardo…
Rank this Week: 105

Law People

Law People

Covers associate development, coaching, culture, management, mentoring and succession. By Ronda Muir.

http://www.lawpeopleblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    A Valentine’s Warning

    A Valentine’s Warning
    Now that Valentine’s Day is past, you might want to reconsider that intraoffice romance you’ve been contemplating and your firm or department might want to consider what kind of procedures to put in place to protect all of their…
  • Feb 15

    February Discount on Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence!

    February Discount on Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence!
      Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence has been chosen as one of the ABA’s  Top 2017 Legal Titles.  For those who haven’t yet gotten this comprehensive guide to understanding and using emotional…
  • Feb 12

    BigLaw Firm Welcomes Leadership Women

    BigLaw Firm Welcomes Leadership Women
    Congratulations to BigLaw firm Drinker Biddle & Reath for becoming an industry headliner: half of both of its two main leadership bodies are now women. As of Feb. 1, the firm’s managing partners committee of 8 has 4 women and…
Rank this Week: 107

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    WIRTW #494 (the “affirmative action” edition)

    WIRTW #494 (the “affirmative action” edition)
    Today, I am pleased to announce that Meyers Roman has expanded our employment-law capabilities by adding Douglas B. Brown, LLC (DBB), a boutique national affirmative action law firm. I’ll quote my firm’s official…
  • Feb 15

    Can you pay your employees in Bitcoin?

    Can you pay your employees in Bitcoin?
    “What is Bitcoin? I don’t understand how fake money works.” These were the words of my 9-year-old last week. Let me try to help him, and you, out. Bitcoin is not fake money. It’s digital, or virtual, currency,…
  • Feb 14

    Federal judge hands Grubhub a huge victory in groundbreaking gig economy trial

    Federal judge hands Grubhub a huge victory in groundbreaking gig economy trial
    Raef Lawson worked as a restaurant delivery driver for Grubhub for four months in late 2015 and early 2016. He claimed that the company misclassified him as an independent contractor, and owed him overtime for hours he worked over 40 in any…
Rank this Week: 111

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Feb 15

    Multiple Artificial Intelligence Bills Introduced in House and Senate

    Multiple Artificial Intelligence Bills Introduced in House and Senate
    By Aaron Gin -- Over the last two months, the United States legislature has introduced three new bills intended to establish a Federal Advisory Committee on the rapidly-evolving field of artificial intelligence (AI) and to analyze and report…
  • Feb 14

    U.S. Drops to 13th in Worldwide Patent Protection According to Study Released by U.S. Chamber of Commerce

    U.S. Drops to 13th in Worldwide Patent Protection According to Study Released by U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    By Grantland Drutchas -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Innovation Policy Center released its 5th annual study that ranks intellectual property systems worldwide. In the Chamber of Commerce's latest study, the U.S. patent system has…
  • Feb 12

    Ex parte Kotanko (PTAB 2018)

    Ex parte Kotanko (PTAB 2018)
    By Donald Zuhn –- In an interesting decision issued last year, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board reversed the final rejection of claims 1-5 and 9 in U.S. Application No. 12/959,017. The claims at issue had been rejected under 35 U.S.C.…
Rank this Week: 112

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Feb 15

    5 Reasons to Retain an Experienced Divorce Attorney 

    5 Reasons to Retain an Experienced Divorce Attorney 
    5 Reasons to Retain an Experienced Divorce Attorney  Don’t go through divorce alone! Here’s why you should engage an experienced divorce attorney to guide you through your divorce proceedings.…
  • Feb 14

    You Have Your Divorce Financial Settlement. Now What?

    You Have Your Divorce Financial Settlement. Now What?
    Financial Issues You Have Your Divorce Financial Settlement. Now What? How an experienced financial planner can help you make wise investments, reduce taxes, and make sure your financial settlement will work for you both now and in the…
  • Jan 30

    5 New Year’s Resolutions from a Divorce Attorney  

    5 New Year’s Resolutions from a Divorce Attorney  
    Considering Divorce  5 New Year’s Resolutions from a Divorce Attorney   A  practicing divorce attorney offers five new year’s resolutions for you to consider.…
Rank this Week: 109

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 15

    Law Student-Led Legal Research Day Supports Environmental Law Reform

    Law Student-Led Legal Research Day Supports Environmental Law Reform
    Students of the UVic Environmental Law Club contribute the following guest post. They discuss their initiative to conduct an all-day legal research event, putting their learning of the legislative research process toward a public interest…
  • Feb 14

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Bergeron v. Movati Athletic…
  • Feb 14

    Should Law Firms Advertise?

    Should Law Firms Advertise?
    In my column about content marketing, I described it as: “relevant, useful information consistently provided to a specific audience” and likened it to the opposite of advertising. Does that mean that advertising is irrelevant and…
Rank this Week: 94

Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

Covers New York insurance coverage cases and issues. By Roy A. Mura.

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 14

    Court Upholds Insurer's Refusal to Produce in Discovery Information Regarding Claims of Other Insured

    Court Upholds Insurer's Refusal to Produce in Discovery Information Regarding Claims of Other Insured
    PROPERTY – QUESTIONS OF FACT PRECLUDING SUMMARY JUDGMENT – SCOPE OF DISCOVERY Gray v. Tr-State Consumer Ins. Co.(2nd Dept., 1/31/2018)Though not yet 50 shades of Gray, this action is growing some long legs.The…
  • Feb 12

    Two-Year Suit Deadline Runs from Actual Loss Date, Not from Loss Date Used on Insurer's Correspondence

    Two-Year Suit Deadline Runs from Actual Loss Date, Not from Loss Date Used on Insurer's Correspondence
    COMMERCIAL PROPERTY – TWO-YEAR SUIT LIMITATION CONDITION – ESTOPPEL Kotecki's Grandview Grove Corp. v. Acadia Ins. Co.(4th Dept., 2/9/2018)Property insurance policies in New York can limit an insured's time to sue…
  • Feb 12

    The Million Word March

    The Million Word March
    Was it in 1995 or 1996 that I debuted  my office's annual New York Coverage seminar?  Do any of my readers remember?  I remember that The Law Office of Roy A. Mura opened on November 14, 1994, but I can't remember if I started…
Rank this Week: 106

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Feb 9

    Onglyza Heart Failure Injuries Lawsuits Centralized

    Onglyza Heart Failure Injuries Lawsuits Centralized
    Onglyza Heart Failure Injuries Lawsuits Centralized. Recently, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has ordered that all filed federal Onglyza heart failure injuries lawsuits be consolidated and centralized as part…
  • Jan 19

    Invokana Injury side effects lawsuits on the rise

    Invokana Injury side effects lawsuits on the rise
    Invokana Injury side effects lawsuits on the rise. As the number of patients afflicted with diabetes continues to rise in the United States, so do the risks of serious Invokana Injury side effects from the popular diabetic medication.…
  • Jan 12

    Smith & Nephew Metal Hip Implant Injury Update

    Smith & Nephew Metal Hip Implant Injury Update
    Smith & Nephew Metal Hip Implant Injury Update. As another anniversary date of the earth’s rotation around the Sun has passed, comes timely news regarding the product liability metal hip lawsuits against Smith & Nephew. Smith…
Rank this Week: 98

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 102

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

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

Nursing Home Law News

Nursing Home Law News

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

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/news/
  • Jan 25

    Senior Emergency Preparedne

    Senior Emergency Preparedne
    In an emergency, staying safe often depends on having some type of preparedness plan in place. This is particularly true for senior citizens. Whether a person is in a senior care facility or living independently at home, clear steps should be…
  • Jan 25

    A Senior’s Guide to Computer Basic

    A Senior’s Guide to Computer Basic
    Computers are an invaluable part of modern society that’s become as standard as cars. Although they are now commonplace, when compared to telephones and televisions, computers can still be considered a somewhat new addition to the ranks…
  • Jan 25

    The Benefits of Pet Therapy in Nursing Home

    The Benefits of Pet Therapy in Nursing Home
    Pet therapy is a low-stimulation form of therapy for elders, especially those who live in nursing homes. There are many benefits to pet therapy, including increased self-esteem and increased mental and physical activity. As with other…
Rank this Week: 100

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike…

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike Shovan

Covers filing bankruptcy in Michigan.

http://bankruptcy-in-michigan.com/
Rank this Week: 103

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 3

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017
    More than a decade ago, The Wall Street Journal launched Law Blog. It had a simple name but a novel approach to legal coverage in the pre-Twitter era. The goal: to deliver readers interested in national legal affairs the latest news and rapid…
  • Jul 3

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017

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

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham
    The former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division is joining the law firm Latham & Watkins, the firm announced on Wednesday, making the firm now home to two former assistant attorney generals for the criminal division,…
Rank this Week: 110

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

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

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 101

Abogados-i

Abogados-i

Comunica al Derecho con la Sociedad.

http://www.abogados-i.com/
  • Oct 10

    Nuevo Código Civil y Comercial

    Nuevo Código Civil y Comercial
    Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación   texto completo octubre 2014 La Cámara de Diputados sancionó la reforma y unificación del Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación. El nuevo…
  • Oct 4

    Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación - Modificaciones Relevantes de la Reforma

    Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación - Modificaciones Relevantes de la Reforma
    Modificaciones relevantes del  Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación Octubre 2014 "Análisis de las principales modificaciones de la reforma, actualización y unificación de los Códigos Civil…
  • Sep 27

    Abogado VIP - Aplicación Android para Estudios Jurídico

    Abogado VIP - Aplicación Android para Estudios Jurídico
    Novedad enviada por:  Federico Fabián Elinger PROGRAMA PARA ADMINISTRACIÓN DE ESTUDIO JURÍDICO   Aplicación Android para Estudios Jurídicos Abogado VIP Hola, quiero compartir una…
Rank this Week: 108

The Briefcase

The Briefcase

Comments on Ohio law with an emphasis on criminal law. By Russ Bensing.

http://www.briefcase8.com/
  • Feb 28

    Friday Roundup

    Friday Roundup
    Big news from SCOTUS.  Not really.  The Potamac Nine did come down with a decision in a criminal case, Fernandez v. California.  The Highly Abbreviated Version of What Went Down:  the cops arrested Fernandez at his home,…
  • Feb 27

    My latest experiences with the burning bush

    My latest experiences with the burning bush
    I do a lot of appeals -- over 150, my BFF Lexis tells me -- and I'm constantly amazed at how much I still learn.  I've had two recent epiphanies.  The first is that the best time to start practicing for oral argument is just before…
  • Feb 26

    An unlikely story

    An unlikely story
    Every trial is a story.  The prosecution has a story.  The defense has a story.  Oftentimes, the defense story is nothing more than that the prosecution hasn't proved their story beyond a reasonable doubt. The prosecution's…
Rank this Week: 97

The Law & Other Legal Musings

The Law & Other Legal Musings

The purpose of this blog is to unite members of the legal profession, law professors, and students in a light-hearted, amicable discussion of anything from up-and-coming SCOTUS decisions to the issues facing lawyers given the ever-changing legal market.

http://thelegalmusing.tumblr.com
Rank this Week: 92

Arbitrary and Capricious

Arbitrary and Capricious

Covers criminal law.

http://skellywright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 90

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    WIPIP concurrent 3 (most of it)

    WIPIP concurrent 3 (most of it)
    Annemarie Bridy, Fearless Girl Meets Charging Bull: Copyright and the Regulation of IntertextualityDiModica (who made Charging Bull) complained that Fearless Girl’s placement created an unauthorized derivative work and violated VARA by…
  • Feb 16

    WIPIP Concurrent 2

    WIPIP Concurrent 2
    Nancy Kim, The License v. Sale Puzzle after Impressions v. LexmarkSales exhaust the patentee’s rights to any item regardless of what the contract says. But restrictions on licensees are different because a license doesn’t…
  • Feb 16

    WIPIP panel one: TM tarnishment and (c)

    WIPIP panel one: TM tarnishment and (c)
    [title fixed because I can't keep seasons straight]Suneal Bedi, Bad Brands: Experimental Studies in Trademark TarnishmentWhat is the reputation of a mark?  Working on PhD in marketing at Penn; marketing is the best discipline to answer…
Rank this Week: 154

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 16

    Professorial Health

    Professorial Health
    Health, photo by GotCredit.com Penn State professor of education-policy studies Katerina Bodovski has a truly remarkable article in The Chronicle of Higher Education: Why I Collapsed on the Job. Bodovski writes about how her…
  • Feb 16

    Diversity Immigrants’ Regions and Countries of Origin: Fact Sheet

    Diversity Immigrants’ Regions and Countries of Origin: Fact Sheet
    From the Congressional Research Service: "In FY1995, foreign nationals from Europe garnered the most diversity visas (47%) and maintained a plurality share until FY2001. In the early 2000s, the number of DV immigrants from Africa was on…
  • Feb 16

    No News: Immigration Stalemate in Congress Continue

    No News: Immigration Stalemate in Congress Continue
    It is hard keeping up with what is going on in Congress in discussing immigration reform. Ed O'Keefe, David Nakamura and Mike DeBonis for the Washington Post reports that weeksof intense negotiations for a bipartisan deal on immigration…
Rank this Week: 118

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman and Venkat Balasubramani.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 144

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    FCC Challenges Bitcoin Miner (But Not for Mining Bitcoins)

    FCC Challenges Bitcoin Miner (But Not for Mining Bitcoins)
    You know how bitcoins work. Not yet? We’re still coming up to speed. But we do get the part where bitcoins are created by people doing a lot of intensive computation called “mining.” It reminds us of the old Warner Brothers…
  • Feb 13

    FCC Opens Up Special Displacement Window for LPTV Station

    FCC Opens Up Special Displacement Window for LPTV Station
    Last week the FCC’s Incentive Auction Task Force and the Media Bureau announced the opening of a 60-day filing window for those LPTV stations who are being displaced as a result of the post-incentive auction repacking process. The…
  • Feb 13

    FCC Extends Comment Deadline on National TV Ownership Cap

    FCC Extends Comment Deadline on National TV Ownership Cap
    On Feb. 12, the Commission announced that it would extend the comment deadline for a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding potential changes to the national television ownership cap. Comments are now due by March 19 and reply comments will…
Rank this Week: 146

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

    Law Library Tips for People-Finding

    Law Library Tips for People-Finding
    Want to search for Moritz alums who practice in Cleveland? Local lawyers who specialize in health law? Prepare for networking and interviews, informational and otherwise, by brushing up on your people searching skills. The library’s…
  • Feb 12

    Job Opening at the Moritz Law Library: Reference Librarian

    Job Opening at the Moritz Law Library: Reference Librarian
    The Moritz Law Library seeks qualified candidates for a Reference Librarian position. This position will support the work of the Moritz College of Law's new Drug Enforcement and Policy Center (DPEC). Other duties include providing…
  • Feb 8

    Free Federal Government Information and Documents Online: govinfo

    Free Federal Government Information and Documents Online: govinfo
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->The Internet has a wealth of free online information, but it isn’t always easy to tell what’s authentic. When supporting assertions based on federal law, data, reports, and other…
Rank this Week: 142

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/
  • Feb 15

    Illinois Nursing Homes Interviewed in Alarming Human Rights Report

    Illinois Nursing Homes Interviewed in Alarming Human Rights Report
    Researchers with the advocate group Human Rights Watch interviewed 323 people and visited 109 nursing homes in six U.S. states between October 2016 and March 2017. The goal was to discuss the overuse and misuse of antipsychotic drugs given to…
  • Feb 15

    AARP Ranks Quality of Life for Illinois Long-Term Care Residents as Poor

    AARP Ranks Quality of Life for Illinois Long-Term Care Residents as Poor
    AARP has reviewed all 50 states and the District of Columbia to highlight progress and pace of change, as well as identify needs for the improvements of long-term care services and support systems for older adults, people with physical…
  • Feb 13

    Milwaukee Nursing Home CNA Stole Opiates From Patients and Sold to Confidential Informant

    Milwaukee Nursing Home CNA Stole Opiates From Patients and Sold to Confidential Informant
    With national opioid addiction rates at an all-time high, civilians, lawmakers, and loved ones of victims are all calling for stricter controls on the extremely addictive medications. The ability to obtain opioids such as fentanyl, morphine,…
Rank this Week: 114

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Feb 15

    Researching Drone Law

    Researching Drone Law
      With the increased popularity of drones across all aspects of society, it is important to examine the laws and regulations regarding commercial, government, and recreational drone use. The American Bar Association and the…
  • Feb 13

    Bitcoin Doesn’t Grow on Tree

    Bitcoin Doesn’t Grow on Tree
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.Although bitcoin was invented in 2009 and picked up speed in 2015, its biggest growth spurt occurred in 2017, and its popularity…
  • Feb 9

    Education Law

    Education Law
      Education Law, by Charles J. Russo and Ralph D. Mawdsley, provides an introduction to various aspects of education and school-related law. Chapters include "School Governance", "Student Rights", "Special Education and…
Rank this Week: 120

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Feb 14

    How do the Courts Handle Emojis, Part 2: Emoji Law

    How do the Courts Handle Emojis, Part 2: Emoji Law
    Earlier this week, we discussed how the courts have handled emojis and emoticons in the past. They’re well equipped to interpret these issues–from smiley faces to champagne and squirrels. Despite the complications inherent to the…
  • Feb 13

    How do the Courts Handle Emojis, Part 1: Interpreting Emoji’

    How do the Courts Handle Emojis, Part 1: Interpreting Emoji&rsquo;
    In 2016, 92% of the online population was reported to use emojis and emoticons in their messages. A total of 2.3 trillion messages were sent which had emojis or emoticons in them. In 2017, 71% of U.S. citizens said they used emojis when asked…
  • Feb 12

    Is It Protected Speech: Can You Legally Flip Off a Cop?

    Is It Protected Speech: Can You Legally Flip Off a Cop?
    On August 21, 2017 Indiana State Police trooper Matt Ames pursued a driver along U.S. 41. Ames cut off another driver, Mark May, in order to catch the driver. As Ames cut off May, May “gave the finger” to Ames. When Ames saw the…
Rank this Week: 148

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Feb 14

    Texas Judges Gone Bad: Arrested and Charged for Felonie

    Texas Judges Gone Bad: Arrested and Charged for Felonie
    Here in Texas, judges preside over all sorts of courts:  municipal courts, county courts, district courts in both the state and federal jurisdictions.  Courts where criminal charges are heard and defended. Judges make all kinds of…
  • Feb 12

    Carson County 1st Degree Felony Money Laundering Case Dismissed

    Carson County 1st Degree Felony Money Laundering Case Dismissed
    Mr. Lowe’s client was targeted by State Trooper Danny Dawson as he was travelling west bound on I-40 through Carson County, Texas.  Trooper Dawson stated in his arrest report that Mr. Lowe’s client was following too closely…
  • Feb 7

    How to Avoid Trouble When Pulled Over By State Trooper

    How to Avoid Trouble When Pulled Over By State Trooper
    My name is Michael Lowe. I’m a criminal defense lawyer here in Dallas, Texas, board certified in criminal law. I’ve been representing clients here in the State of Texas for 20 years. Today, I want to talk to you about drug…
Rank this Week: 127

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 143

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/
  • Feb 12

    Harassment Restraining Order (HRO) vs Order for Protection (OFP)

    Harassment Restraining Order (HRO) vs Order for Protection (OFP)
    From domestic violence to stranger-induced assault, a variety of encounters leave Minnesotans fearing for their safety. Thankfully, the state offers several countermeasures designed to restore security. Two main opportunities for victims:…
  • Feb 5

    Same-Sex Divorce in Minnesota: What You Need to Know

    Same-Sex Divorce in Minnesota: What You Need to Know
    The one possible downside to marriage equality? Same-sex divorce. Unfortunately, this version of dissolution can prove far more complicated than heterosexual divorce, in part because many same-sex couples lived together long before they…
  • Jan 29

    What Can You Do If Your Ex Starts Saying or Doing Nasty Things About You Online?

    What Can You Do If Your Ex Starts Saying or Doing Nasty Things About You Online?
    The internet plays a huge role in modern divorce, for better or for worse. Some divorcees find relief in social networking, but others suffer harassment at the hands of their ex. Nasty Facebook updates can make your blood boil. How you…
Rank this Week: 153

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 126

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and financial news. By Lee Law Firm, PLLC.

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Feb 6

    What is Pro Se Bankruptcy?

    What is Pro Se Bankruptcy?
    Pro Se Bankruptcy is the filing for bankruptcy without the assistance of an attorney. Because filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a complex process with many forms that need to be filled out correctly, the US Bankruptcy Courts…
  • Feb 4

    How Soon Can I Refile For Chapter 7 after Dismissal?

    How Soon Can I Refile For Chapter 7 after Dismissal?
    When filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy relief, the court assigns a bankruptcy trustee who gives the debtor a number of instructions that they must follow in order to obtain the ultimate goal of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy: discharge of unsecured,…
  • Jan 31

    Brooklyn Assembly Member Faces Bankruptcy Fraud Charge

    Brooklyn Assembly Member Faces Bankruptcy Fraud Charge
    A representative of the 46th Assembly District in Brooklyn has been indicted on bankruptcy fraud charges in addition to allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from government agencies and a host of additional charges. The 11 count indictment…
Rank this Week: 157

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy, debt and foreclosures. By Lee Law Firm, PLLC.

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Feb 6

    What is Pro Se Bankruptcy?

    What is Pro Se Bankruptcy?
    Pro Se Bankruptcy is the filing for bankruptcy without the assistance of an attorney. Because filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a complex process with many forms that need to be filled out correctly, the US Bankruptcy Courts…
  • Feb 4

    How Soon Can I Refile For Chapter 7 after Dismissal?

    How Soon Can I Refile For Chapter 7 after Dismissal?
    When filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy relief, the court assigns a bankruptcy trustee who gives the debtor a number of instructions that they must follow in order to obtain the ultimate goal of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy: discharge of unsecured,…
  • Jan 31

    Brooklyn Assembly Member Faces Bankruptcy Fraud Charge

    Brooklyn Assembly Member Faces Bankruptcy Fraud Charge
    A representative of the 46th Assembly District in Brooklyn has been indicted on bankruptcy fraud charges in addition to allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from government agencies and a host of additional charges. The 11 count indictment…
Rank this Week: 149

Estate Planning in California

Estate Planning in California

By the Law Offices of Shahram Miri, Inc.

http://calestateplanning.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Beneficiary's Suit

    Beneficiary's Suit
    If a trust has suffered an injury, the correct party to bring suit is the trustee. However, there is an exception to this rule."[W]here a trustee cannot or will not enforce a valid cause of action that the trustee ought to bring against a…
  • Dec 20

    Estate Tax in 2018

    Estate Tax in 2018
    Due to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the estate tax exemption amount for 2018 has been changed as reflected below.…
  • Nov 30

    Estate Tax in 2018

    Estate Tax in 2018
    Below is an overview of the federal estate tax exclusion amount since 2001 and includes the recently announced exclusion amount for…
Rank this Week: 129

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Discusses issues that affect consumer debtors considering filing for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Symmes Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • Jan 27

    Are Washington State Consumers Headed for Bankruptcy in 2018?

    Are Washington State Consumers Headed for Bankruptcy in 2018?
    With the stock market and the economy at an all-time high, how are Washington state consumers really doing day today and are consumers headed for bankruptcy in 2018? As a Seattle bankruptcy attorney, I have a good idea of how… Read…
  • Jan 8

    How Do I Get Approved For a Loan Modification?

    How Do I Get Approved For a Loan Modification?
    If you have become delinquent on your home mortgage you are probably searching for options for how you can avoid foreclosure, get approved for a loan modification and make your mortgage payments more affordable to keep your home.  If…
  • Nov 19

    What Happens After Filing For Bankruptcy?

    What Happens After Filing For Bankruptcy?
    If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you likely want to know what exactly happens once you do so. However if you want to know if filing for bankruptcy is a good idea and whether chapter 7 or chapter 13… Read more › The…
Rank this Week: 130

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jan 17

    12 Principles for Harnessing Law Firm Technology

    12 Principles for Harnessing Law Firm Technology
    Harnessing law firm technology is crucial if you want to make your practice smooth-running and profitable. But technology is insidiously complex. Lawyers have enough complexity in their lives just dealing...
  • Aug 23

    The Danger of Benevolent Cluelessne

    The Danger of Benevolent Cluelessne
    Have you ever been led astray by benevolent cluelessness? It’s a common problem. I’ve fallen prey to it many times over my life. To avoid benevolent cluelessness you need to understand why it’s so alluring. If someone…
  • Aug 19

    The little-known truth about how you fool yourself.

    The little-known truth about how you fool yourself.
    The human mind is prone to misjudge many things in very predictable ways. We now know this from many years of rigorous psychological research. Even scientists dismiss findings of how their own minds operate. Everyone (even data-obsessed…
Rank this Week: 117

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Jan 16

    Sexual Harassment And The Enforcement Of Non-Disclosure Agreement

    Sexual Harassment And The Enforcement Of Non-Disclosure Agreement
        Sparked by the #MeToo movement, several legislatures (including Pennsylvania, California, and New York) are considering prohibiting employers from including non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and confidentiality clauses in the…
  • Oct 16

    The Opioid Crisis, The Courts, And The Chamber of Commerce

    The Opioid Crisis, The Courts, And The Chamber of Commerce
    On Sunday, the Washington Post published a detailed investigative report about how the drug industry snuck through Congress a bill that ruined one of the Drug Enforcement Agency’s key tools in the fight against the opioid epidemic. The…
  • Oct 16

    The Opioid Crisis, The Courts, And The Chamber of Commerce

    The Opioid Crisis, The Courts, And The Chamber of Commerce
    On Sunday, the Washington Post published a detailed investigative report about how the drug industry snuck through Congress a bill that ruined one of the Drug Enforcement Agency’s key tools in the fight against the opioid epidemic. The…
Rank this Week: 150

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Married At First Sight star from the Chicago season gets divorced

    Married At First Sight star from the Chicago season gets divorced
    Married at First Sight” star Nate Duhon last week filed to divorce Sheila Downs, whom he met and married last year at the Palmer House Hilton as cameras rolled for the Lifetime network series. What is not stated about divorces is that…
  • Nov 23

    Angelina Jolie rejects Brad Pitt’s settlement offer for divorce

    Angelina Jolie rejects Brad Pitt’s settlement offer for divorce
    It has come to the attention of the public that the ongoing divorce saga of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie has made a very interesting turn on the part of the Brad Pitt. It was revealed that Pitt and Jolie have a $400 million divorce.  It…
  • Nov 21

    The High cost of Adoption

    The High cost of Adoption
    House Republicans’ initial tax-reform plan removed the adoption tax credit, which helps families defray the high cost of adoption. The backlash was swift. Conservatives argued the move ran contrary to the pro-life principles…
Rank this Week: 134

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    OUI Marijuana and Field Sobriety Tests, Commonwealth v. Gerhardt

    OUI Marijuana and Field Sobriety Tests, Commonwealth v. Gerhardt
    OUI Marijuana On September 19, 2017 the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decided the case of Commonwealth v. Gerhardt, SJC – 11967. This dealt with the admissibility of field sobriety tests as they relate to operating a motor…
  • Jul 18

    Prosecutors Are Now Making Sex For a Fee Cases More Difficult to Defend

    Prosecutors Are Now Making Sex For a Fee Cases More Difficult to Defend
    Sex For a Fee Massachusetts In Massachusetts, soliciting a prostitute or the act of prostitution is a crime under G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. The statute has a variety of subsections that make a conviction for this crime punishable by up to ten…
  • May 23

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported
    Domestic Assault and Battery and Deportation Any experienced criminal defense attorney will tell you that if you charged with domestic assault and battery and you are not a citizen you are at risk of being deported. That risk has increased…
Rank this Week: 147

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

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

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Jun 23

    Destructive Impact of Fund Fee

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

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

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

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

    New Recommendations by the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (15th Article)
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:This is the fifteenth in a series of posts to discuss the 51 recommendations that the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force (Task Force) has made to the National Arbitration and Mediation…
Rank this Week: 145

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Feb 23

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law
    South Texas Law Review is hosting its 23rd Annual Symposium tomorrow, February 24, at the school's downtown campus. Information about this symposium is here. Craig Estlinbaum
  • Feb 22

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie
    The IDEA requires exhaustion of administrative remedies before bringing a due process complaint for the denial of a Free and Appropriate Education. But, what about a discrimination claim under the ADA or the Rehabilitation Act for the failure…
  • Feb 8

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State
    Governor Eric Greitens of Missouri, on Feb. 6, 2017, signed a Bill into law which makes Missouri the 28th right-to-work state. Under this new law, effective August 28, 2017, employers are barred from requiring employees to become, remain, or…
Rank this Week: 119

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jan 31

    Only the Lanigans Handle Your Case

    Only the Lanigans Handle Your Case
    When you hire Winter Park Florida attorney Eric Lanigan or attorney Roddy Lanigan of Lanigan and Lanigan, only the Lanigans handle your case. Eric and Roddy work on cases together and they’re the people in charge of the case.…
  • Jan 30

    Florida Law the Lanigans Practice

    Florida Law the Lanigans Practice
    Eric Lanigan's practice areas are predominantly what I would classify as general civil litigation primarily dealing with business issues like: Breach of contract Fraud Embezzlement Real estate Anything business law related We handle just…
  • Jan 27

    Does Your Attorney Have the Experience to Win a Case?

    Does Your Attorney Have the Experience to Win a Case?
    Winter Park Florida attorney Eric Lanigan says that more important that experience is: perseverance. Is your attorney prepared to relentlessly pursue your case? That means never letting go of trying to reach a successful conclusion.
Rank this Week: 116