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E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

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

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Eight with E. coli in La Crosse Wisconsin

    Eight with E. coli in La Crosse Wisconsin
    Troy Neumann of WKBT reports several recent cases of E. coli are concerning some residents of the La Crosse area. The La Crosse County Health Department is currently investigating eight reported cases of E. coli in the county. The strain…
  • Aug 3

    What You and Your Family Needs to Know about E. coli

    What You and Your Family Needs to Know about E. coli
    THE E. COLI O157:H7 BACTERIA Sources, Characteristics, and Identification Escherichia coli (E. coli) is an archetypal commensal bacterial species that lives in mammalian intestines. E. coli O157:H7 is one of... Continue Reading
  • Jul 13

    11 with E. coli with 2 Dead in Utah

    11 with E. coli with 2 Dead in Utah
    According to Food Safety News, the E. coli outbreak in southwest Utah that has already killed two is growing, and public health officials there have warned people to avoid consuming... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 150

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 18

    Debt-Buyer Defense #6: The Complaint Lacks a Debt-Collection License Number

    Debt-Buyer Defense #6: The Complaint Lacks a Debt-Collection License Number
    The below-cited law, CPLR § 3015(e), is a potent defense that subjects a debt-buyer lawsuit to dismissal for failing to place its debt-collection-license number in its complaint. The state law requires debt collectors to register with…
  • Sep 15

    Has the Debt Buyer Proven Ownership of your Particular Debt?

    Has the Debt Buyer Proven Ownership of your Particular Debt?
    In debt-collection lawsuits, a debt buyer must prove that it has been assigned your particular account.[1] Notice from an assignor (original bank) to the consumer, while important, does not represent the actual assignment.[2] A debt buyer's…
  • Sep 1

    The 5 Scenarios in which Collectors have Standing to Bring Collection Lawsuit

    The 5 Scenarios in which Collectors have Standing to Bring Collection Lawsuit
    We operate heavily in the debt-buyer litigation market. Standing (ability to show connection to an injury) is always a core defense since the debt buyers' Achilles heels are the admissibility of records alleging the assignments of individual…
Rank this Week: 132

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities and investment fraud. By Malecki Law.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Did Seadrill Leave a Hole in Your Investment Portfolio?

    Did Seadrill Leave a Hole in Your Investment Portfolio?
    It seems like every day there is a new “hot stock” being pushed by financial pundits and brokerage houses alike.  Seadrill Limited (ticker symbol, SDRL) was once one of these hot stocks, but it has since fallen from grace,…
  • Aug 7

    What Can We Learn About Investing from NBA-Legend Tim Duncan? – Part 2 of 2

    What Can We Learn About Investing from NBA-Legend Tim Duncan? – Part 2 of 2
    This is Part 2 of an article we posted last week on former NBA-great, Tim Duncan, where we introduced the investing lessons that could be gleaned from Duncan’s relationship with his former financial adviser, Charles A. Banks, who was…
  • Jul 28

    What Can We Learn About Investing from NBA Legend Tim Duncan? – Part 1 of 2

    What Can We Learn About Investing from NBA Legend Tim Duncan? – Part 1 of 2
    Last month we learned that Tim Duncan’s financial adviser was sentenced by a federal court to four years in prison for defrauding the NBA legend of $7.5 million.  Duncan earned over $220 million during his playing career, so he is…
Rank this Week: 138

Chicago Trial Attorney Blog

Chicago Trial Attorney Blog

Covers business, contracts, and nursing home negligence litigation. By Philip J. Berenz.

http://www.counseloroffices.net/
  • Aug 31

    Drowsy Driving Causes Accident

    Drowsy Driving Causes Accident
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated drowsy driving caused the following in 2016: 72,000 crashes 44,000 injuries 800 deaths Up to 6,000 fatal crashes each year may be caused by drowsy drivers. According to the National…
  • Jun 12

    Texting = Distracted Driving!

    Texting = Distracted Driving!
    Distracted driving is a killer. Please don’t text and drive! According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) in a study here found that: -71% of teens and young people say…
  • Feb 28

    Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury Matters – Car Accidents and Insurance

    Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury Matters – Car Accidents and Insurance
    The other driver had no insurance? Not “enough” insurance? Happens ALL the time! I get these questions daily. My clients are shocked to learn that (a) people actually drive cars with no insurance – as in 0 insurance; (b)…
Rank this Week: 123

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Is it Medical Malpractice or Just a Bad Outcome?

    Is it Medical Malpractice or Just a Bad Outcome?
    An illness or injury is traumatic even when you receive care in a state-of-the-art hospital, with highly regarded physicians. Sadly, the problems you have might be compounded if a doctor or nurse makes a mistake and your condition becomes…
  • Aug 18

    Are Fidget Spinners a Serious Risk for Your Child’s Safety?

    Are Fidget Spinners a Serious Risk for Your Child’s Safety?
    If you follow the news, you might have noticed one popular trend is already on its way out. The fidget spinners, which debuted and exploded earlier this year are now under heavy scrutiny by safety organizations and parents alike. Some…
  • Aug 11

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?
    While the idea of vehicles that can drive themselves is still well off in the future, other types of technology have emerged that could dramatically reduce car accidents. Naturally, car accidents will still heavily rely on motorists, how they…
Rank this Week: 135

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    What’s the first thing to do in a divorce after your spouse utters the “D” word?

    What’s the first thing to do in a divorce after your spouse utters the “D” word?
    After twenty years of marriage, the best family vacation ever, or one of your usual fights, your spouse says, “I want a divorce.” You feel a thump in your chest like your heart hit your rib cage. The blood coursing through your…
  • Jul 24

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?
    You’re negotiating a separation or divorce agreement, and your spouse offers to pay you $X monthly for X years in exchange for your ownership interest in the house, retirement account, stock options or some other valuable asset. Should…
  • Jun 3

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge
    It seems simple enough. You should never agree with a Judge if you don’t actually agree with a Family Court Judge, right? Theoretically, yes, it is simple to say, “No your honor I don’t agree.” But in reality, when it…
Rank this Week: 154

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Aug 18

    Faculty Position - Richmond

    Faculty Position - Richmond
    Richmond is seeking to fill slots in the corporate area. See notice below: The University of Richmond School of Law seeks to fill three tenure-track positions for the 2018-2019 academic year, including one in corporate/securities law.…
  • Apr 21

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting
    CALL FOR PAPERS AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that analyze the question of access to…
  • Apr 4

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation
    Fifth Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation: Call for Papers UCLA School of Law, in conjunction with the University of Richmond School of Law, Boston University School of Law, and University of Illinois College of Law,…
Rank this Week: 149

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 133

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 130

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers arrests, criminal appeals, drug offenses, federal crimes and searches and seizure in Texas. By Michael J. Brown.

http://www.texascriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 121

Shades of Gray

Shades of Gray

Analyzes current developments in copyright law, including case law, legislation, pleadings, discovery, motion practice, pretrial and trial procedure, and Copyright Office practice. By Naomi Jane Gray.

http://www.shadesofgraylaw.com/
  • Nov 2

    A Bigger Exception to the Rule? Attorneys’ Fee Awards in Trademark Case

    A Bigger Exception to the Rule? Attorneys’ Fee Awards in Trademark Case
    Traditionally, attorneys’ fees were notoriously difficult for a prevailing party to recover in a trademark action.  The United States Supreme Court’s 2014 opinion in a patent case, Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health &…
  • Nov 2

    A Bigger Exception to the Rule? Attorneys’ Fee Awards in Trademark Case

    A Bigger Exception to the Rule? Attorneys’ Fee Awards in Trademark Case
    Traditionally, attorneys’ fees were notoriously difficult for a prevailing party to recover in a trademark action.  The United States Supreme Court’s 2014 opinion in a patent case, Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health &…
  • Jun 11

    Shades of GrayerNext Stop: IP Domination

    Shades of GrayerNext Stop: IP Domination
    We are pleased to announce the formation of Shades of Gray Law Group, P.C., a boutique law firm focusing on intellectual property and commercial prosecution, litigation, and counseling, with a particular emphasis on copyrights and trademarks.…
Rank this Week: 153

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Florida Divorce Glossary of Important Term

    Florida Divorce Glossary of Important Term
    Divorce can be confusing, especially when you’re dealing with terms you may not understand. Making sure you know these terms will help ease some stress of your divorce. Helpful Florida divorce terms Alimony: a payment of support…
  • Jul 25

    Florida Divorce Glossary of Important Term

    Florida Divorce Glossary of Important Term
    Divorce can be confusing, especially when you’re dealing with terms you may not understand. Making sure you know these terms will help ease some stress of your divorce. Helpful Florida divorce terms Alimony: a payment of support…
  • Jul 18

    Tips for Maintaining your Sanity Through a Divorce

    Tips for Maintaining your Sanity Through a Divorce
    Divorce can cause stress and emotional turmoil, but it doesn’t have to be the reason you lose your sanity. Getting a handle on your emotions should be your number one priority during your divorce. This article provides helpful tips on…
Rank this Week: 146

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • May 1

    Charon to be restaurant critic….

    Charon to be restaurant critic….
    Originally posted on Charon QC:You may find this truly astonishing, but I have been invited by Della Croft, the MD of Law And More, of which more later, and Vanessa Wozniak, the Editor of the LawandMore online magazine ……to be…
  • Oct 11

    Tweet du Jour…

    Tweet du Jour…
    I really must get back to some ‘sensible’ blogging.  I shall find my Panama Hat which aids thinking while writing and do so… I note that a future prime minister and the present ‘incumbent’ are in this…
  • Oct 11

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”
    Came across this Lord Shagger nonsense while ‘perusing’ my Charon files.  I think I may have to do a few more Lord Shagger posts now that the legal year is under way.  I may even be able to do/shoehorn in some vaguely…
Rank this Week: 143

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers OUI and DUI news and updates for the state of Massachusetts. Published by Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 10

    How to Protect Yourself in a Drunk Driving Investigation

    How to Protect Yourself in a Drunk Driving Investigation
    Know Your Rights Protect Yourself in a Drunk Driving Investigation Whether you are innocent or guilty, it is normal to be stressed during a DUI/DWI traffic stop. People are often afraid it will look bad if they don’t cooperate, so they…
  • Dec 18

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Boston’s Holiday OUI Campaign

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Boston’s Holiday OUI Campaign
    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over A national campaign called Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over has made its way to the Boston area.  The goal is to curb drunk driving during the holiday season, and federal grant money is being used to beef up…
  • Jun 11

    What Are Some Options When Being Arraigned For OUI In Massachusetts?

    What Are Some Options When Being Arraigned For OUI In Massachusetts?
    The last time the Massachusetts OUI laws saw a significant modification the legislature had one thing in mind. They wanted to get accountability as soon as possible. The changes to the law made the prospect of immediately pleading guilty…
Rank this Week: 156

Law is Cool

Law is Cool

Law school blog and podcast from Canada.

http://lawiscool.com
  • Jul 13

    Can we balance work and our personal life?

    Can we balance work and our personal life?
    By: Hilary Bowser It can be extremely difficult to work in the field of law and make time for our family and friends. Many believe that to be successful in our careers we must make sacrifices in our personal life. Is there truly a way to…
  • Jul 9

    by Stephanie Hannah

    by Stephanie Hannah
  • Jul 8

    My Clio Day

    My Clio Day
    By: Hilary Bowser
Rank this Week: 109

DailyWrit

DailyWrit

Covers the US Supreme Court. By Kedar Bhatia.

http://dailywrit.com
  • Apr 23

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012
    Over at Twitter, Mike Sacks posted an interesting question about the agreement rate between Justices Scalia and Thomas during October Term 2012: Is it me, or have Thomas and Scalia been on opposite sides a lot more this term than in the past?…
  • Jan 24

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)
    In my last post, I provided a list of the top Supreme Court advocates of the twenty-first century who had never worked in the Office of the Solicitor General. As a comment on that post mentions, some who made my list had previous experience…
  • Jan 24

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century
    I have a new Article out in the Journal of Legal Metrics entitled Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty First Century. You can download the article here here. This Article identifies the Supreme Court litigators who have argued at least…
Rank this Week: 119

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 148

LawPundit

LawPundit

Covers law, information technology, intellectual property and new media. By Andis Kaulins.

http://lawpunditblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 126

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 120

Indiana Civil & Business…

Indiana Civil & Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning and intellectual property. By Sam Hasler.

http://haslerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Blogs to Check Out

    Blogs to Check Out
    Some law blogs that may be interests to some businesses:FDA Law Update - just what says it is, a way to keep up to date on happenings at the FDA.OSHA Law Blog. This may be of more interest to more businesses. Jackson Lewis hosts the blog so…
  • Feb 25

    Georgia

    Georgia
    Georgia Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning Blog: Estate Planning: A Three-Step StrategyThe estate planning pyramid gives a hierarchy of goals for estate planning. This pyramid is useful in developing an estate planning strategy based on…
  • Jan 26

    Garden Leave in Action

    Garden Leave in Action
    Considering garden leave's novelty, I thought a collection of news articles descring the use of garden leave might be of some help and interest.
Rank this Week: 110

Chicago Business Attorney Blog

Chicago Business Attorney Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

https://www.businessattorneychicago.com/
Rank this Week: 111

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

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

    Staff clarifies non-GAAP C&DIs on business combination

    Staff clarifies non-GAAP C&DIs on business combination
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance issued a new Compliance & Disclosure Interpretation explaining the application of rules for non-GAAP financial measures to forecasts used in business combination…
  • Oct 18

    TICs are securities under North Carolina law, NASAA argue

    TICs are securities under North Carolina law, NASAA argue
    By John M. Jascob, J.D., LL.M.NASAA has urged the North Carolina Court of Appeals to uphold a trial court’s ruling that tenancy in common (TIC) interests were securities under North Carolina law. Although disclaiming any interest in the…
  • Oct 17

    Justices asked to reject government petition in ALJ case

    Justices asked to reject government petition in ALJ case
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.David Bandimere filed an opposition to the government’s bid to persuade the Supreme Court to decide the question of whether the SEC’s administrative law judges are appointed consistent with the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 180

Before the Bar Blog - ABA For Law…

Before the Bar Blog - ABA For Law Students

Before the Bar brings together a diversity of opinions, experiences and voices associated with the law – from students to attorneys and judges to members of the legal education field. Its purpose is to connect law students to the future of law.

http://abaforlawstudents.com/stay-informed/before-the-bar-blog/
  • Oct 19

    How paralegal experience can help you excel in law school

    How paralegal experience can help you excel in law school
    Becoming a paralegal is a great way to gain law experience and start your legal career. Many prospective law students take a gap of a year or two before beginning law school. During this downtime, working as a paralegal can give you a much…
  • Oct 18

    Why you shouldn’t discount creating a LinkedIn profile

    Why you shouldn’t discount creating a LinkedIn profile
    One of my important tips I pass along to job seekers is to create and maintain a robust LinkedIn profile. This advice is often met with a big sigh or an eye roll. Yes, I know, another social media account to maintain. Hear me out: Whether…
  • Oct 17

    Take a pause and make a plan when using your filter

    Take a pause and make a plan when using your filter
    Q: I am a new lawyer, and I understand the need to keep my “filter” on. But it seems awkward to focus on that all the time. And I sometimes find that I have let my guard down before I know it. Any suggestions? A: Yes. But it takes…
Rank this Week: 159

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: 223

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 19

    The Unicorn Governance Trap

    The Unicorn Governance Trap
    On October 3, the board of directors of Uber reached a truce after a tumultuous summer marked by high-profile resignations, bitter acrimony, and lawsuits among Uber’s principal investors. As reported, Uber’s board agreed to…
  • Oct 19

    The Impact of Shareholder Activism on Board Refreshment Trends at S&P 1500 Firm

    The Impact of Shareholder Activism on Board Refreshment Trends at S&P 1500 Firm
    Few business-related topics provoke more passionate discussions than shareholder activism at specific companies. Supporters view activists as agents of change who push complacent corporate directors and entrenched managers to unlock stranded…
  • Oct 19

    Rejection of the Universal Proxy Card

    Rejection of the Universal Proxy Card
    ADP rejected Pershing Square’s recommendation to use a universal proxy card, arguing that given the solicitation has already commenced, changing the voting procedures for a new and untested process could disenfranchise shareholders.…
Rank this Week: 216

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Oct 19

    Police capture shooter they say targeted 6 people he knew

    Police capture shooter they say targeted 6 people he knew
    WILMINGTON, Del. — A sweeping multistate manhunt that kept the Mid-Atlantic region on high alert for more than 10 hours ended when law enforcement officers on foot chased down a man they say shot six people, killing three, in two…
  • Oct 19

    Retired major general facing court-martial on rape charge

    Retired major general facing court-martial on rape charge
    FORT MEADE — A retired major general will face a court-martial on charges that he raped a child over a six-year period while on active duty in the 1980s. The U.S. Army said in a statement Wednesday that James J. Grazioplene will be…
  • Oct 19

    Maryland man who was shot by police convicted of murder

    Maryland man who was shot by police convicted of murder
    A man who was shot by Baltimore police in 2015 has been convicted of killing a security guard in an unrelated crime committed hours earlier. The Baltimore Sun reports 26-year-old Keith Davis Jr. was convicted Tuesday of…
Rank this Week: 168

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Oct 19

    CFPB Consumer Advisory Board to meet Nov. 2

    CFPB Consumer Advisory Board to meet Nov. 2
    The CFPB has published a notice in the Federal Register announcing that a meeting of its Consumer Advisory Board will be held in Tampa, Florida on November 2, 2017. The notice states that the Board will discuss “Know Before You Owe:…
  • Oct 18

    CFPB provides update on HMDA platform

    CFPB provides update on HMDA platform
    In August 2017, we reported that the CFPB had given the mortgage industry a first look at the Internet-based platform it is developing for industry members to use to submit data under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). The CFPB recently…
  • Oct 18

    CFPB further updates HMDA Rule guidance material

    CFPB further updates HMDA Rule guidance material
    The CFPB recently posted on its website updated versions of guidance in connection with the revisions to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) rules that become effective on January 1, 2018, and also posted a new guidance item. The CFPB…
Rank this Week: 167

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
Rank this Week: 190

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/
  • Oct 19

    When is a break not a break under the FLSA?

    When is a break not a break under the FLSA?
    The FLSA draws a pretty clear line as to when breaks must be paid, and when they can be unpaid. If a break 20 minutes or less in duration, it must be paid. Any longer, and an employer can make it an unpaid break. What if, however,…
  • Oct 18

    No, you do not need a workplace emoji policy

    No, you do not need a workplace emoji policy
    I read a blog yesterday that asked the following question? “Do you need a workplace emoji policy?” They say yes, I say an unequivocal no. They argue that inappropriate emoji use might lead to misunderstandings and harassment…
  • Oct 17

    Weinstein case highlights problem of “ostriching” harassment

    Weinstein case highlights problem of “ostriching” harassment
    It’s been a busy few days in employment-law land, with the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment case dominating the headlines. What have we learned? Weinstein is an (alleged) (do I really need to add this qualifier?) serial harasser,…
Rank this Week: 211

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

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

    Hospitalization

    Hospitalization
    The Age had an article about Australia’s “broken” nursing home industry.  Elderly people are being sent in record numbers from nursing homes to be treated in hospitals.  The hospital transfer figures come…
  • Oct 18

    Trump Attacks Health Insurance Market

    Trump Attacks Health Insurance Market
    The Hill reported the five things to know about Trump’s awful decision on ObamaCare.  ObamaCare remains the law of the land.  Trump’s sabotage will not kill it.  Premiums will increase because of Trump’s…
  • Oct 18

    Default Deadline

    Default Deadline
    HCR ManorCare, one of the largest U.S. nursing home operators, has a deadline tomorrow in a dispute over unpaid rent, a growing problem in an industry where eviction would put thousands of elderly out on the street.  In a lawsuit…
Rank this Week: 228

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    Single Moms in Iceland

    Single Moms in Iceland
    From CNN: "What would a society look like without marriage?" The question popped into my brain after I stumbled across a list of countries with the most unwed mothers. With 40% of its babies born out of wedlock, America sits...
  • Oct 18

    Marriage as Mark of Privilege

    Marriage as Mark of Privilege
    From the New York Times: Marriage, which used to be the default way to form a family in the United States, regardless of income or education, has become yet another part of American life reserved for those who are most...
  • Oct 17

    We Expect Too Much From Marriage

    We Expect Too Much From Marriage
    From the Atlantic: Tall, dark, handsome, funny, kind, great with kids, six-figure salary, a harsh but fair critic of my creative output ... the list of things people want from their spouses and partners has grown substantially in recent…
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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Oct 19

    The Murder “Epidemic” Spread

    The Murder “Epidemic” Spread
    As the opioid “epidemic” continues to be the driver of drug hysteria, and the drug dealers who sell to people who overdose are prosecuted not as dealers, but as murderers, the concept of murder continues to expand. First, it went…
  • Oct 18

    Kopf: The Unexploded Landmine Buried Deep In The Codes of Conduct Committee’s Otherwise Excellent Opinion On Posner

    Kopf: The Unexploded Landmine Buried Deep In The Codes of Conduct Committee’s Otherwise Excellent Opinion On Posner
    There are two Codes of Conduct applicable to those who work in the federal judiciary. One is for employees and the other for judges. The Judicial Conference (the administrative governing body of the federal courts) has authorized its…
  • Oct 18

    Bless Your Dear “American Heart”

    Bless Your Dear “American Heart”
    In the good old days, a person could write a book and, if it wasn’t good for some reason, people didn’t buy it and it faded into meaningless obscurity. Good times. The problem for Laura Moriarty, who wrote a young adult book named…
Rank this Week: 235

IPKat

IPKat

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

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

    Recommendation on measures to safeguard fundamental rights and the open internet in the framework of the EU copyright reform

    Recommendation on measures to safeguard fundamental rights and the open internet in the framework of the EU copyright reform
    Further to the release of the European Commission’s Proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, the discussion has focused on a number of aspects. The proposal to remedy the so called ‘value gap’…
  • Oct 18

    AIPPI Congress Report 11: What's the (technical) problem?

    AIPPI Congress Report 11: What's the (technical) problem?
    Said every alleged infringer everywhere...The identification of the technical problem is an important aspect of European patent practice.  In this panel discussion on the final day of the AIPPI World Congress in Sydney, practitioners…
  • Oct 18

    AIPPI Congress Report 10: Digital Health

    AIPPI Congress Report 10: Digital Health
    The AmeriKat facing her own digit-al health issues...In an invigorating panel discussion featuring experts from Australia, the US and Japan, the fourth and final pharma session of the AIPPI World Congress explored the IP challenges for…
Rank this Week: 210

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

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

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 224

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Oct 18

    Abstract Ideas: The Turnstile Keeps Spinning

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

    Are Patents Monopolies? It Depends on the Relevant Century

    Are Patents Monopolies? It Depends on the Relevant Century
    Guest Post by Charles Duan of Public Knowledge The question of whether patents are monopolies is one of ongoing debate. But an important aspect of that debate is the correct meaning of the word “monopoly.” A change in the…
  • Oct 18

    Allowing Amendments in AIA Trial

    Allowing Amendments in AIA Trial
    Prolitec v. Scentair Tech (Fed. Cir. 2017) [ProlitecDecision] In a one paragraph en banc order, the Federal Circuit has vacated the panel’s decision here and remanded to allow claim amendments. The court writes: In light of…
Rank this Week: 240

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Oct 18

    #The3Llife: Tips from Future Employer

    #The3Llife: Tips from Future Employer
    #The3Llife Tips from Future Employers GUEST BLOG Katie R. Day, Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D. Candidate 2018                What you put on your resume says a lot about you and will be a big…
  • Oct 17

    #The2Llife: A Disorganized Person’s Guide to Maintaining an Organized Me

    #The2Llife: A Disorganized Person’s Guide to Maintaining an Organized Me
    #The2Llife A Disorganized Person’s Guide to Maintaining an Organized Mess GUEST BLOG Courtney Boykin, 2L at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law                I always joke…
  • Oct 16

    #The1Llife: Saving Money in Law School

    #The1Llife: Saving Money in Law School
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Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 18

    BLACK TUESDAY

    BLACK TUESDAY
    Tuesday of this week will forever be known henceforth as "Black Tuesday" judging (pun intended) from the moaning, groaning and shocking movement of judges in and out of the REGJB pending the New Year. For example, Judge Richard Hersch…
  • Oct 17

    YOUR NEW FEDERAL COURT JUDGE

    YOUR NEW FEDERAL COURT JUDGE
    Your new federal court judge may just come from the following Miami State court judges who have applied and think they have the right stuff for Federal Court (Motto:        " The benefits include: Really big chambers; the…
  • Oct 16

    ROY GONZALEZ HAS PASSED AWAY

    ROY GONZALEZ HAS PASSED AWAY
    There's a new Hawaiian shirt in heaven today. We received some very sad news that long-time Assistant Public Defender Roy Gonzalez, who had retired, has passed away. Below is the obituary that we received from his wife.Roy was a…
Rank this Week: 163

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Oct 18

    The Take Care Case Against Trump

    The Take Care Case Against Trump
    Check out Prof. Abbe Gluck's piece at Vox setting out the case that President Trump is violating the Take Care Clause by purposefully undermining Obamacare (which, after all, is still federal law). We posted on the states' case against…
  • Oct 18

    Second Federal District Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction on Muslim Ban 3.0

    Second Federal District Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction on Muslim Ban 3.0
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law A few hours after Hawai'i District Judge Derrick Watson granted a nationwide preliminary injunction in Hawai'i v. Trump in an extensive order based largely on…
  • Oct 17

    Federal District Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction on "Muslim Ban 3.0"

    Federal District Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction on "Muslim Ban 3.0"
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In the third iteration of the "Muslin Ban" or "Travel Ban" before the courts, federal District Judge Derrick Watson has issued an Order granting a…
Rank this Week: 234

Utah Estate Planning

Utah Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, probate, trusts and wills in Utah. By Jason C. Hunter.

http://www.utahestateplanning.typepad.com/
  • Oct 18

    Advice for Unpaid Family Caregiver

    Advice for Unpaid Family Caregiver
    “Among the many words used to describe family caregivers—invisible, overwhelmed, heroic, to name just a few—one is often just assumed. That word is “unpaid.” Although family caregivers are often praised as a critical part of the…
  • Oct 17

    Get That Estate Plan Completed Today!

    Get That Estate Plan Completed Today!
    “Everyone should have an estate plan, no matter what his or her level of worth.”
  • Oct 16

    What if You’re “Suddenly Single”?

    What if You’re “Suddenly Single”?
    “Becoming suddenly single can set your world in a tailspin, and a lack of financial planning is setting women, in particular, even further back.”
Rank this Week: 195

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

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

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Oct 18

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

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

    Latest disastrous strain on medical care: Northern California wildfire

    Latest disastrous strain on medical care: Northern California wildfire
    As California’s Wine Country deals with the prospect that the toll will rise more and the largely unchecked blazes will wreak greater havoc, doctors and hospitals have struggled with patient evacuations and the destruction of medical…
  • Oct 15

    Trump, by executive fiat, tries to blow up ACA with cheap, skimpy alternative

    Trump, by executive fiat, tries to blow up ACA with cheap, skimpy alternative
    President Trump has made good on his promise to try to blow up the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. His latest, twin executive actions seek to gut the national health insurance program that Republicans have reviled but could not…
Rank this Week: 229

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 169

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Oct 18

    Things to Know about Wire Fraud Today: It’s a Big Deal

    Things to Know about Wire Fraud Today: It’s a Big Deal
    Read news stories about arrests or prosecutions here in Texas, and you’ll find Wire Fraud usually gets added into the mix alongside Mail Fraud and the more well-known felonies like Racketeering, or Money Laundering, or Drug Trafficking.…
  • Oct 11

    The Police Power to Search Your Car:  SCOTUS May Change Things in Byrd and Collin

    The Police Power to Search Your Car:  SCOTUS May Change Things in Byrd and Collin
    Things change. And in criminal law, sometimes things change because the Supreme Court of the United States changes them. Last month, we got a heads up that SCOTUS may be changing the law that controls when a police officer can search…
  • Oct 4

    WHITE COLLAR CRIME: INDICTMENTS OF TEXAS PROFESSIONALS

    WHITE COLLAR CRIME: INDICTMENTS OF TEXAS PROFESSIONALS
    When Suits Are Arrested White collar crime prosecutions for various kinds of fraud, among other things, are popping up all over Texas right now.  Professionals in nice suits and enjoying swanky life styles are getting  arrested…
Rank this Week: 192

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 18

    CAFC affirms ITC in Cisco/Arista matter

    CAFC affirms ITC in Cisco/Arista matter
    From the caseCisco argues that inferring is a form of detection, and therefore Arista’s products infringe. The Commission, however, had before it evidence that showed that the accused functionality, ProcMgr, has no access to a…
  • Oct 18

    Judge Linn's dissent in Smart Systems; asserting majority engaging in "reductionist exercise"

    Judge Linn's dissent in Smart Systems; asserting majority engaging in "reductionist exercise"
    Judge Linn's dissent in Smart Systems begins:The court once again concludes that the judicially crafted “abstract idea” exception to patent eligibility now renders invalid the asserted claims of four U.S. patents covering…
  • Oct 17

    COACH prevails in SD Texas; Huawei prevails in ED Texa

    COACH prevails in SD Texas; Huawei prevails in ED Texa
    In Coach v. Trendy Texas, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 171103 :Pending before the court is a motion for default judgment and permanent injunction againstdefendant Trendy Texas, Inc. ("Trendy"). Dkt. 20. Trendy has not responded to the motion.…
Rank this Week: 196

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Truck crash? Now what? First things first.

    Truck crash? Now what? First things first.
    You had a car wreck and are in the hospital, laid up with a broken leg, broken arm or worse. Maybe you aren’t the injured party, maybe you are the spouse. Your husband or wife is lying in bed unconscious or worse.Whatever and whoever it…
  • Oct 15

    Is your Iowa Workers' Compensation Claim Being Denied?

    Is your Iowa Workers' Compensation Claim Being Denied?
    HOW DID YOU VOTE?No. It actually works exactly the opposite. You don’t think so huh?You’re sort of laughing thinking this is good for you and bad for me.Right?Well guess what, it hurts your wallet more than mine.No, you…
  • Oct 12

    Technology Advances Change How Evidence is Used in Criminal Case

    Technology Advances Change How Evidence is Used in Criminal Case
    Police have recently used technology in new ways to piece together evidence in criminal investigations.  An ongoing murder trial charges a husband with the murder of his wife, and police were only able to file these charges because they…
Rank this Week: 186

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Oct 18

    When I retire, can I keep health care benefits?

    When I retire, can I keep health care benefits?
    Question:  I have been employed by the same company for 22yrs and am 63 yrs old. Health care benefits are provided by the company and reduced benefits were available if you are over 60 when you retire. It was announced recently that no…
  • Oct 17

    Can an employer impose a longer probationary period than 3 months?

    Can an employer impose a longer probationary period than 3 months?
    It is common knowledge for employment probationary periods to last for three months from the commencement of the employment relation. Under minimal standards employment law (for example, the Employment Standards Act in Ontario), employers do…
  • Oct 11

    Would I get paid my commission if I left the company?

    Would I get paid my commission if I left the company?
    Question:  If I leave this company in around a month, would I still get paid my commissions from the deal I just won over the next 3 years? I’ve been working for a company for around 3 years, I have been made a better offer at…
Rank this Week: 242