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43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 138

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    FLSA Wage & Hour Claims Can Be Subject to Arbitration

    FLSA Wage & Hour Claims Can Be Subject to Arbitration
    There is news in the employment law world beyond sexual harassment.  Arbitration clauses to be exact. Yesterday, the Second Circuit issued a small, but important decision for employers that will continue to limit FLSA wage & hour…
  • Dec 12

    The Basics of Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and Posting

    The Basics of Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and Posting
    In yesterday’s post, I talked about the basics of what is and is not “sexual harassment”. Continuing the theme of going back to the basics, employers in the Constitution State have certain posting and training requirements…
  • Dec 11

    What IS (and is NOT) Sexual Harassment (Legally Speaking)

    What IS (and is NOT) Sexual Harassment (Legally Speaking)
    With all the focus on sexual harassment in the news lately, one thing missing from most of the coverage is an actual explanation of what is (and is not) “sexual harassment”.  At least according to the law. Sounds simple…
Rank this Week: 141

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Dec 13

    NextRadio -Never Carry An FM Radio With You Again

    NextRadio -Never Carry An FM Radio With You Again
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Dec 13

    Books - Life Changing And Life Shaping

    Books - Life Changing And Life Shaping
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Dec 13

    Google Maps Will Help You Get Off At The Right Bus Stop

    Google Maps Will Help You Get Off At The Right Bus Stop
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 145

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Dec 12

    Esposa desfigura rostro del amante para que sustituyera al marido

    Esposa desfigura rostro del amante para que sustituyera al marido
    En el estado de Telangana, India, se presentó un caso de homicidio un tanto inusual en el que la esposa y su amante asesinaron al esposo para que luego ella desfigurara al amante a fin de que pudiera tomar el lugar del esposo mediante…
  • Dec 12

    Austria no ejecutará ley que prohíbe fumar en restaurante

    Austria no ejecutará ley que prohíbe fumar en restaurante
    El nuevo gobierno de coalición de Austria acaba de anunciar que la ley que iniciaría vigencia el próximo mes de mayo y que prohíbe fumar al interior de bares y restaurantes, no será ejecutada.
  • Dec 11

    Pese a aprobación de matrimonio igualitario en Australia, pareja no se divorcia

    Pese a aprobación de matrimonio igualitario en Australia, pareja no se divorcia
    La semana pasada el Parlamento de Australia votó para reconocer el matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo. Fue el final de largo debate en el que se presentaron posiciones a favor y en contra y algunas muy extrañas como la…
Rank this Week: 143

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    PD Conflict

    PD Conflict
    Steve pointed me to the Illinois Supreme Court's opinion in People v. Cole, which holds that the Cook County Public Defender is not a "firm" within the meaning of Illinois Rule 1.10, which is substantively the same as the ABA...
  • Nov 23

    Joint Defense Agreements and Michael Flynn

    Joint Defense Agreements and Michael Flynn
    The New York Times just sent out an alert (here) with the following headline: A Split From Trump Indicates That Flynn Is Moving to Cooperate With Mueller The story includes this information about legal ethics: ... Defense lawyers frequently…
  • Nov 17

    The Case of the Vanishing Peer Reviewer

    The Case of the Vanishing Peer Reviewer
    [Cross-posted, with a slight change, from The Faculty Lounge] As I explained in a recent post,BMJ published a "Best Practice" guide last July that pretty much repudiated the psychosocial model ME/CFS that has been dominant in the U.K.…
Rank this Week: 139

ITC 337 Law Blog

ITC 337 Law Blog

Covers International Trade Commission cases and news. By Oblon Spivak.

http://www.itcblog.com
Rank this Week: 135

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Nov 15

    Professors are losing their freedom of expression

    Professors are losing their freedom of expression
    Erwin Chemerinsky and Howard Gillman write for The Washington Post, Nov. 15, 2017 We think a consistent rule is better: On campuses, no one should be censored or punished merely because of the ideas they express, and we should all stand…
  • Nov 14

    There’s much more at stake than cake

    There’s much more at stake than cake
    Erwin Chemerinsky writes for Daily Journal (registration required), Nov. 14, 2017 An inherent tension exists between liberty and equality. The application of all antidiscrimination laws infringes the freedom to discriminate. But for decades,…
  • Nov 14

    Oakland warehouse fire: Judge rules city had ‘mandatory duty’ to ensure safety at Ghost Ship

    Oakland warehouse fire: Judge rules city had ‘mandatory duty’ to ensure safety at Ghost Ship
    Mark Gergen quoted by East Bay Times, Nov. 14, 2017 Mark Gergen … said the judge is “finding a rather creative exception to the immunity rule. … What the judge is doing is not alleging they were negligent in inspection but…
Rank this Week: 148

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/
  • Nov 15

    Passports for Minor Children Where Parents Share Joint Custody

    Passports for Minor Children Where Parents Share Joint Custody
    Passport applications for children under the age of 14 require the signatures of both parents. However, in situations where parents share joint legal custody, one parent may not consent and may actively seek to prevent the child’s…
  • Nov 13

    Three Tips for Keeping Costs Down in Your Divorce

    Three Tips for Keeping Costs Down in Your Divorce
    Contested divorce cases can be extremely costly. The costs are often driven up by an aggressive opposing party or counsel, or through multiple actions being heard at the same time, sometimes even in different courts. If you find yourself in…
  • Nov 8

    Do You Need an Attorney for a Separation Agreement?

    Do You Need an Attorney for a Separation Agreement?
    In today’s world, there is a wealth of information available over the internet. People often turn to the web when trying to find a cheaper method for preparing a separation agreement or “property settlement agreement.”…
Rank this Week: 144

The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
Rank this Week: 147

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Apr 27

    Who Owns Your Favorite Pundit? How to Follow the Money

    Who Owns Your Favorite Pundit? How to Follow the Money
    Most of your favorite pundits are owned by the same big donors who control elections. These relationships are never disclosed. You can, however, help me expose the corrupt. Go to Guidestar.org It's free to register. Search for the name of the…
  • Feb 10

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter
    Clifford Durand is a student at St. John's University who recently threatened to "smash" a "bitch" in his class because she had a Donald Trump sticker on her computer. (You can find an archive of the Tweet here.) None of…
  • Jan 25

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life
    Marc Randazza is a lawyer's lawyer. When someone threatened you with a lawsuit or some up drama came up, Randazza was the man you called. He was more generous with his time than any lawyer I'd ever known. As one of his many lawyer-clients,…
Rank this Week: 146

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Nov 13

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA
    Matt Bevin will soon become Kentucky's Republican Governor, which has created consternation regarding his plans for discontinuing Kentucky's successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While on the campaign trail,…
  • Oct 30

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care
    The AALS Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care has issued a call for nominations for section officers. The Section would like to encourage anyone who is a faculty member at an AALS member school to apply. The Section is...
  • Aug 15

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast
    By Nicolas Terry TWIHL presents its first Back to School Special. We asked some wonderful health lawyers what were the compelling additions to this Fall’s health law curriculum. The answers are diverse and fascinating. To hear their…
Rank this Week: 150

The Yin Blog

The Yin Blog

Covers law, politics, pop culture, sports, and a touch of Iowa. By University of Iowa professor Tung Yin.

http://yin.typepad.com/the_yin_blog/
  • Apr 21

    A fitting trade: Terrelle Pryor to the Seahawk

    A fitting trade: Terrelle Pryor to the Seahawk
    It seems quite fitting that the Seattle Seahawks traded for Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor. This way, a player who violated NCAA rules about getting free stuff while at Ohio State and then left Ohio State early (after agreeing that he...
  • Apr 5

    Play (fantasy) baseball!

    Play (fantasy) baseball!
    Way back in 2001, I started a fantasy baseball league with fellow lawyers and staff at Munger Tolles & Olson. Naturally, we called the league "BatMungers." Even as several of us left the firm (and in some of our cases,...
  • Apr 2

    I guess you can cross "HIMYM" off the list of possible best series finales....

    I guess you can cross "HIMYM" off the list of possible best series finales....
    I'm not one for sit-coms, so I didn't watch "How I Met Your Mother" during its 9-year-run, but being the avid Entertainment Weekly reader that I am, I know something about the show. So I was mildly curious about how...
Rank this Week: 137

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 136

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: 140

Law and Letters

Law and Letters

http://lawandletters.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 6

    Destroying Public Education in California

    Destroying Public Education in California
    So let's say you're in charge of one of the most successful university systems in the country. Your state is in a budget crisis, held hostage by a small but strategically vocal minority that are so against taxation (while their "free market"…
  • Jun 23

    Finally back!

    Finally back!
    I went to visit my parents for a week to attend my nephew's high school graduation and to be exploited for free child care. For some reason, the entire week I could not access Blogger. I could access blogspot blogs, but not the "create a…
  • Jun 15

    Things that make you feel old.

    Things that make you feel old.
    My nephew is graduating from high school on Wednesday.
Rank this Week: 149

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Dec 13

    Bills Introduced to Expedite LNG Export Authorization

    Bills Introduced to Expedite LNG Export Authorization
    On December 11, 2017, U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH) introduced two bills related to LNG. The “Unlocking Our Domestic LNG Potential Act” (H.R. 4605) would allow domestic LNG suppliers “to export natural gas after…
  • Dec 6

    Commissioning at Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG Plant Begin

    Commissioning at Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG Plant Begin
    Dominion Energy announced yesterday that feed gas has been introduced into its newly constructed Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG, LP (DECP) liquefaction facility, which is currently undergoing commissioning in Lusby, MD. According to the press…
  • Dec 6

    Tokyo Gas Signs LOI with AGDC for Alaska LNG Project

    Tokyo Gas Signs LOI with AGDC for Alaska LNG Project
    Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) announced yesterday that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. “regarding the sale and purchase of LNG from AGDC to Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. as well as a commitment to…
Rank this Week: 176

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Dec 13

    The Puzzling US Submission About the Aggression Amendment

    The Puzzling US Submission About the Aggression Amendment
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller The US submission to the ASP regarding the aggression amendments  has finally appeared. It is not very long — about 1.5 pages — but manages to pack in a good number of false claims and…
  • Dec 11

    Against (False) Consensus — the ASP and the Aggression Amendment

    Against (False) Consensus — the ASP and the Aggression Amendment
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Although many important issues will be discussed this week at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP), none will be quite so momentous as the decision to activate the ICC’s jurisdiction over the…
  • Dec 5

    Reminder: Seventh Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law

    Reminder: Seventh Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Reminder: Deadline for Applications for Seventh Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law—May 28, 29 and 30, 2018 This is a brief reminder that applications for the Seventh Annual Junior…
Rank this Week: 171

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 186

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Dec 13

    George Oldoerp Investigation-Former H. Beck Broker-Corona, CA

    George Oldoerp Investigation-Former H. Beck Broker-Corona, CA
    December 2017-San Antonio, Texas – Corona, California We are investigating former H. Beck , Inc. stockbroker George J. Oldoerp in connection with a FINRA arbitration which we have filed on behalf of an elderly retired couple from San…
  • Dec 7

    Richard Havard-Former Invest Financial Broker-Sanctioned by Texas Regulator-Prosper, Texa

    Richard Havard-Former Invest Financial Broker-Sanctioned by Texas Regulator-Prosper, Texa
    December 2017- Prosper, Texas  The FINRA records of Richard L. Havard ,  a  stockbroker who previously worked for Invest Financial Corp. , disclose 6 pending liens filed by the Internal Revenue…
  • Dec 6

    Lisa Allen-Former VSR Financial Services Broker-Investigation-Austin, TX

    Lisa Allen-Former VSR Financial Services Broker-Investigation-Austin, TX
    December 2017–Austin, Texas We are investigating former VSR Financial Services broker Lisa A. Allen (Lisa Ann Fowler)  in connection with the sale of various direct investments including real estate…
Rank this Week: 170

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 156

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Dec 13

    Adam MacDonald is Involved in Pending Customer Dispute

    Adam MacDonald is Involved in Pending Customer Dispute
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 12, 2017 indicate that California-based Wells Fargo Clearing Services broker/adviser Adam MacDonald is involved in pending…
  • Dec 13

    Anthony Salerno Has Received Two Pending Customer Complaint

    Anthony Salerno Has Received Two Pending Customer Complaint
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 12, 2017 indicate that Massachusetts-based Ameriprise Financial Services and RBC Capital Markets broker/adviser Anthony Salerno is…
  • Dec 13

    John Krohn Has Received a Pending Customer Dispute

    John Krohn Has Received a Pending Customer Dispute
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 12, 2017 indicate that former Iowa-based Principal Securities broker/adviser John Krohn has received a pending customer…
Rank this Week: 177

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 182

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/
  • Dec 12

    Insurance Firm Study Shows Nurse Practitioners Facing More Lawsuit

    Insurance Firm Study Shows Nurse Practitioners Facing More Lawsuit
    A recent study by CNA Financial has found the Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are at the heart of more malpractice lawsuits than in years prior. The insurance firm, along with the Nurses Service Organization, analyzed 287 closed liability cases…
  • Dec 12

    Gold Coast Surgical Center Sued for Causing Anesthesia-Related Brain Injury

    Gold Coast Surgical Center Sued for Causing Anesthesia-Related Brain Injury
    A well-known downtown Chicago surgical center, Gold Coast Surgicenter, is being sued by a male patient who claims an anesthesiologist negligently administered anesthetic agents, causing him to suffer cardiac arrest that caused brain…
  • Nov 21

    FDA Developing Plans to Fight National Opioid Epidemic

    FDA Developing Plans to Fight National Opioid Epidemic
    Earlier this fall, President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic to be a national public health emergency, making combatting it a priority for the federal government and states that have been hardest hit. In response to President…
Rank this Week: 183

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

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

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    People v. Rubino (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 12, 2017)

    People v. Rubino (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 12, 2017)
    Joseph Rubino is caught on surveillance video trying to burn down the office of the mobile home park in which he resides.  He doesn't have a very good defense at all.He ultimately gets sentenced to probation plus a year in jail.Which is…
  • Dec 11

    In Re R.G. (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 11, 2017)

    In Re R.G. (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 11, 2017)
    Your children are rarely perfect.  Perfection is pretty darn hard to achieve.And, even short of perfection, it's often helpful to remember that things could be far worse.That's true for sons, and it's true for daughters.  Today…
  • Dec 8

    In Re Marriage of Kagmar (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 8, 2017)

    In Re Marriage of Kagmar (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 8, 2017)
    Fred Kagmar has a great life.  He's got a couple of businesses, a smart and loving wife, and four great kids.  He's sufficiently rich that he doesn't even have to work any longer.  Awesome.He enjoys playing the stock market,…
Rank this Week: 167

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
  • Dec 12

    Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how much tax do I owe for thee?

    Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how much tax do I owe for thee?
    It is generally believed that the modern Christmas tree tradition originated in Germany in the 16th century. (William D. Crump, The Christmas Encyclopedia (2001)). Thus, it makes sense that Christmas trees first started appearing in…
  • Dec 8

    Dr. Ralph Bunche, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Peace Negotiator

    Dr. Ralph Bunche, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Peace Negotiator
    Political scientist, educator, civil rights activist, anthropologist, intelligence officer, humanitarian and diplomat Ralph J. Bunche (August 7, 1904-December 9, 1971) was not a lawyer, but he worked on many treaties that directly affected…
  • Dec 7

    Homeowners’ Associations Law: A Beginner’s Guide

    Homeowners’ Associations Law: A Beginner’s Guide
    Often, our topic choices for our Beginner’s Guide series are pulled from questions we receive at the reference desk and via our Ask a Librarian service.  The topic for this Beginner’s Guide, the law regarding…
Rank this Week: 179

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Dec 12

    NEW Restatement Section Locator Tool in the American Law Institute Library!

    NEW Restatement Section Locator Tool in the American Law Institute Library!
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.It is now easier than ever to locate specific sections in Restatements of the Law! Thanks to a suggestion from a customer at the John…
  • Dec 7

    Researching Eminent Domain in Pennsylvania

    Researching Eminent Domain in Pennsylvania
    In Pennsylvania, eminent domain is defined as "[t]he power of the Commonwealth to take private property for public use in return for just compensation" 26 Pa.C.S.A. § 202.The Pennsylvania Eminent Domain Code was first adopted in 1964…
  • Dec 6

    Mortgage and Consumer Loan and Lease Disclosure Handbook, 2017-2018, by Kenneth F. Hall

    Mortgage and Consumer Loan and Lease Disclosure Handbook, 2017-2018, by Kenneth F. Hall
      Mortgage and Consumer Loan and Lease Disclosure Handbook; A step by step guide with Forms offers informative analysis of mortgage and consumer loan disclosure and discusses drafting standards, documentation methods, and…
Rank this Week: 178

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    California Now Accepting Recreational Marijuana Business License Application

    California Now Accepting Recreational Marijuana Business License Application
    Last week, the state of California started accepting applications from marijuana businesses and start-ups seeking to operate within the state’s legalized marijuana industry in 2018. This is a major milestone from this burgeoning market,…
  • Dec 10

    Jeff Sessions Intends to Crackdown on Medical Marijuana Where it is Legal

    Jeff Sessions Intends to Crackdown on Medical Marijuana Where it is Legal
    As everyone knows, medical marijuana is illegal under federal law because it is listed as a Schedule I drug. While a majority of states and the District the Columbia have legalized medical marijuana, the federal government could theoretically…
  • Dec 9

    Sessions Spars With U.S. Justice Department Interns Over Legal Marijuana

    Sessions Spars With U.S. Justice Department Interns Over Legal Marijuana
    An internal U.S. Justice Department video of a private event forum that included agency interns and the U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions revealed a terse exchange between Sessions and interns who dared to question his stance on federal…
Rank this Week: 157

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/
  • Dec 12

    Proximate Cause and the Accountant

    Proximate Cause and the Accountant
    Mistakes, mistakes, shoddy performance!  This is what malpractice cases are all about.  However, litigation over these issues is rarely simply about the mistake.  It’s the surround that matters so much more.  The…
  • Dec 11

    A Primer in Continuous Representation

    A Primer in Continuous Representation
    For a well written discussion of the elements of continuous representation, we suggest that RJR Mech. Inc. v Ruvoldt  2017 NY Slip Op 31232(U)  June 8, 2017  Supreme Court, New York County  Docket…
  • Dec 7

    Vicarious Liability and Planning for Emergencie

    Vicarious Liability and Planning for Emergencie
    A simple fact pattern.  Customer comes to store, is offered valet parking.  Customer gives car to valet driver, who proceeds to strike a pedestrian.  Who may be responsible and how do the liabilities of the store, the valet…
Rank this Week: 173

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Dec 11

    More Views on Venue -- Federal Circuit Addresses In re Micron Fallout

    More Views on Venue -- Federal Circuit Addresses In re Micron Fallout
    By Andrew Williams -- Last Spring, the Supreme Court in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC held that the word "resides" in the patent venue statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b), "refers only to the State of incorporation" of the…
  • Dec 10

    Suppes v. Katti (Fed. Cir. 2017)

    Suppes v. Katti (Fed. Cir. 2017)
    By Donald Zuhn -- Earlier this fall, the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision by the District Court for the Western District of Missouri dismissing a complaint filed by Galen J. Suppes for lack of jurisdiction. In dismissing Mr. Suppes'…
  • Dec 10

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    December 12, 2017 - "Capitalizing on Changes in Patent Law" (Practising Law Institute) - 1:00 to 2:00 pm (Eastern) December 12, 2017 - "Written Description in the Life Sciences after Amgen v. Sanofi" (Intellectual Property Owners Association)…
Rank this Week: 172

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Dec 11

    Another District Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Transgender Military Ban

    Another District Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Transgender Military Ban
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law A third district judge has issued a preliminary injunction against the President's ban on transgender troops in the military. In her opinion in Karnoski v. Trump,…
  • Dec 11

    Ninth Circuit: School Uniform Requirement Violates First Amendment

    Ninth Circuit: School Uniform Requirement Violates First Amendment
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in Frudden v. Pilling, a unanimous Ninth Circuit panel essentially disagrees with itself. The litigation, begun in 2011, involves a First Amendment…
  • Dec 11

    Bray on Nationwide Injunction

    Bray on Nationwide Injunction
    Check out Prof. Samuel L. Bray's piece, Multiple Chancellors: Reforming the National Injunction, in the Harvard Law Review. Bray argues that the national injunction--issued in key cases challenging policies of the Trump Administration and,…
Rank this Week: 184

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 163

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Dec 10

    News Essentials: 11th December 2017

    News Essentials: 11th December 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSLaw Soc publishes behavioural research of consumers choosing divorce servicesPrice comparison particularly difficult in respect of family law disputes. Full…
  • Dec 7

    Past and future

    Past and future
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog touched upon both the past and the future of family law. They included:Attorney fails to have gift to wife ratified - The Court of Protection case Re PP.Is…
  • Dec 3

    News Essentials: 4th December 2017

    News Essentials: 4th December 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSPresident's circular: Financial Remedies CourtsCircular released by the President on 1 December 2017 in which he proposes to pilot the FRC in three places…
Rank this Week: 159

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/
  • Dec 8

    Ex-Financial Adviser Settles Private Equity Fund Fraud Charges in Texa

    Ex-Financial Adviser Settles Private Equity Fund Fraud Charges in Texa
    James C. Tao, an ex-financial adviser, has settled civil charges accusing him of bilking investors in a private equity fund. It was the US Securities and Exchange Commission that brought the Texas investment fraud charges against him. Among…
  • Dec 6

    10 Four Points Capital Partners Customers Lose $574K Because of Alleged Broker Fraud

    10 Four Points Capital Partners Customers Lose $574K Because of Alleged Broker Fraud
    The US Securities and Exchange Commission has filed civil charges against two brokers for allegedly making unsuitable trades that made them money while costing investors. According to the regulator’s complaint, Zachary Berkey and Daniel…
  • Dec 4

    Woodbridge Files For Bankruptcy, Misses Payments Due to Investor

    Woodbridge Files For Bankruptcy, Misses Payments Due to Investor
    Already under investigation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission for financial fraud, the Woodbridge Group of Companies has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. According to InvestmentNews, this move comes a week after the…
Rank this Week: 151

Visaplace.com Canada & US…

Visaplace.com Canada & US Immigration Lawyers

Covers immigration issues for people seeking to migrate to Canada or the United States. By Niren & Associates.

http://www.visaplace.com/blog-immigration-law
  • Dec 5

    Reasons to Consider the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

    Reasons to Consider the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program
    While those interested in immigrating to Canada most commonly choose Montreal, Toronto, or Vancouver as a final destination, they often don’t consider the vast opportunity that exists in other parts of the country. The Atlantic…
  • Dec 4

    Top 10 Immigration Tips for Meghan Markle for Being a Royal

    Top 10 Immigration Tips for Meghan Markle for Being a Royal
    According to the New York Times, Prince Harry’s new fiancée could receive a royal moniker long before she’s a British citizen. Meghan Markle, who is set to become the first American-born member of England’s royal…
  • Nov 7

    What Decisions Were Made in Canada’s 2018 Immigration Plan

    What Decisions Were Made in Canada’s 2018 Immigration Plan
    We recently wrote about the arguments surrounding Canada’s 2018 potential immigration plan. On November 1st, Canada announced its finalized plan, and it has been deemed the “most ambitious plan” in recent history by…
Rank this Week: 154

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Dec 4

    Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession

    Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession
    Matt Lauer, Senator Al Franken, Roy Moore, Harvey Weinstein, President Trump. From movie moguls and politicians to top media personalities, sexual misconduct and harassment allegations have flooded the news cycle. But the problem of sexual…
  • Nov 22

    Inside the Mueller Investigation

    Inside the Mueller Investigation
    On October 30, 2017, federal charges were filed against President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates. Charges were filed in connection to special counsel Robert Mueller’s…
  • Oct 27

    Take a Knee Movement, the NFL, and the First Amendment

    Take a Knee Movement, the NFL, and the First Amendment
    Last football season, the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, famously took a knee during the National Anthem as a silent protest against police violence against people of color. Many were outraged by…
Rank this Week: 175

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: 168

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Nov 28

    Frontier Issues: Some thoughts from 2012, still relevant

    Frontier Issues: Some thoughts from 2012, still relevant
    In early 2012, Patrick Meier emailed me (and I think a few others) asking the following questions: If you had some of the most cutting edge software developers at your disposal and funding were not an issue, what major software/computing…
  • Oct 16

    Social media and government

    Social media and government
    Was invited by out-going Director General of the Government Information Department Ranga Kalansooriya late Sunday night to give a presentation the next day on social media and its importance for government officials, at a workshop organised…
  • Jul 8

    Hacking the referendum

    Hacking the referendum
    The government, despite strong opposition led by senior monk Anamaduwe Dhammadassi Thero, said last week that it will nevertheless continue to pursue the constitutional reform process, which will be put to a referendum. This comes after PM…
Rank this Week: 166

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/
  • Nov 22

    Thanksgiving in 1810, 1910, and 2017

    Thanksgiving in 1810, 1910, and 2017
    Here we are again on the week of Thanksgiving. Accordingly, it’s time that we once again direct you to our 2010 Thanksgiving post entitled “Thanksgiving in 1810, 1910, and 2010.” Back then, in our early blogging days,…
  • Nov 15

    The Art of “Litigation” War (Part III)

    The Art of “Litigation” War (Part III)
    In this installment of Abnormal Use‘s exploration of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, we analyze the following tactics from “Attack By Stratagem,” the third chapter of the book: Thus we may know that there are five…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 181

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • Oct 17

    Leadership for New Lawyer

    Leadership for New Lawyer
    I gave a short presentation recently on a leadership course that I’ve developed at Pitt Law. The slide deck – without audio – follows. A full account of the course is available here. A shorter and sweeter version is here.
  • May 3

    There Are No Poor People in the Rust Belt

    There Are No Poor People in the Rust Belt
    What? In recent days, I’ve come across not one but two online features that celebrate contemporary Pittsburgh for its economic and cultural sexiness. Largely because of the regional tech economy, the millennials and GenXers who dominate…
  • May 1

    The Future of Law Teaching

    The Future of Law Teaching
    The faculty of the St. Louis University School of Law invited me to deliver the 2017 Vincent C. Immel Lecture on Teaching Law on April 20, 2017. The lecture was and is not designed for journal publication, but I thought that some (including…
Rank this Week: 158

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: 169

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 152

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

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

    Moving my blog site

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

    How to become a China lawyer

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

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie
    Did that headline get your attention? If...
Rank this Week: 155

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

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

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 153

Brain Damage Articles and…

Brain Damage Articles and Information

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

http://tbilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

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

    Study: Heart Disease Protein Related To Early-Stage Brain Damage
    A study in the journal Radiology has found that a heart disease protein is linked to early-stage brain damage. Heart and brain disease are both major health problems. Damage to these organs can occur before symptoms begin to appear. Finding a…
  • Dec 12

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

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

    Stem Cell Treatment May Help CTE

    Stem Cell Treatment May Help CTE
    At the Ohio Stem Cell Treatment Center in Cleveland, doctors are using their patient’s’ own body to heal them, according to Fox 4 KC. NFL champion Matt Wilhelm is going to give this kind of treatment a try to treat chronic…
Rank this Week: 165

Wage Law

Wage Law

Covers California wage and hour law. By Walsh & Walsh.

http://www.californiawagelaw.com/wage_law/
  • Sep 15

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent
    Existing law, the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights (Labor Code section 1451-1453), regulates the hours of work of domestic work employees who are personal attendants and provides an overtime compensation rate for those employees. The Domestic…
  • Sep 14

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California
    School teachers often work long hour, and are generally exemption from overtime pay under California law. However, public school teachers often enjoy high salaries and outstanding benefits. The same is not always true, however, for private…
  • Sep 13

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime
    AB 1066, a bill authored Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), to provide daily overtime to California agricultural workers, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. Existing law sets wage, hour, meal break requirements, and other…
Rank this Week: 162