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3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Are Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat relevant to law firm marketing?

    Are Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat relevant to law firm marketing?
    Tim Peterson (@petersontee) of MarketingLand.com did a great job of analyzing a moving target in sizing up “How Facebook’s, Instagram’s and Snapchat’s audience size estimates compare.” Now, I realize that many…
  • Sep 15

    How to use Facebook in a crisi

    How to use Facebook in a crisi
    I've been a member of Facebook since, I don't know, maybe 2009? I have always been cautious about Facebook. It was never my favorite social media tool. But, as they say, keep your friends close but your enemies closer. I'm fairly…
  • Sep 10

    On Law Firm Marketing Bullshit

    On Law Firm Marketing Bullshit
    First, the obligatory nod to On Bullshit. For the academically inclined, there is subversive fun in being able to deploy “bullshit” as a term of art. The custom is “bullshit” does not constitute profanity if you…
Rank this Week: 386

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Sep 21

    USTR's NAFTA Chapter 20 Proposal

    USTR's NAFTA Chapter 20 Proposal
    Recall that at a recent CSIS event, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said this: ... Back when Senator Brock and I were there and there was a system, it was before 1995, before the WTO, under the GATT, and there...
  • Sep 19

    Lighthizer on WTO Dispute Settlement

    Lighthizer on WTO Dispute Settlement
    This is an excerpt from the Q & A at the Lighthizer CSIS event mentioned in the last post, relating to WTO dispute settlement. I'm just going to quote it for now, but I should have more to say later....
  • Sep 19

    Lighthizer on Trade

    Lighthizer on Trade
    U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer spoke at CSIS yesterday. The full transcript is here. I'm going to respond to some of his specific points. Early on, he refers to a growing skepticism about trade: For decades, support for what…
Rank this Week: 935

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/
  • Sep 21

    In Re Joiquin C. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 20, 2017)

    In Re Joiquin C. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 20, 2017)
    I know that we're talking in this opinion about someone who's confused a lot, but I too was confused by this sentence (with an additional sentence for context):"Carrasco offered Veronica C. an appointment book, but she said she would not…
  • Sep 20

    In Re Destiny D. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 11, 2017)

    In Re Destiny D. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 11, 2017)
    Lest there be any doubt, domestic violence doesn't only harm the direct participants thereto:"Sergio D., the presumed father of 15-year-old Destiny D., had a history of alcohol abuse and was a current abuser of alcohol . . . . Sergio and…
  • Sep 19

    R.E.V. v. City of Anaheim (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 19, 2017)

    R.E.V. v. City of Anaheim (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 19, 2017)
    I'm sympathetic to -- and on board with -- the result of this opinion.  Which involves res judicata and a ton of other civil procedure stuff that's near and dear to my heart.But I'm not at all certain that the holding of the case is…
Rank this Week: 292

The Shriver Brief

The Shriver Brief

Covers economic security and opportunity, health care justice, housing justice and legal aid. By the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

http://www.theshriverbrief.org
  • Sep 21

    Healthcare Gains Under Attack — Again

    Healthcare Gains Under Attack — Again
    By Stephanie Altman and Stephani BeckerLast week, we heard more of what we already knew: the Affordable Care Act is working.As the Census Bureau relayed in its annual report on poverty, income, and health insurance, the uninsured…
  • Sep 20

    Historic Progress on Children’s Healthcare Is Under Threat

    Historic Progress on Children’s Healthcare Is Under Threat
    By Andrea KovachEvery child should have access to high-quality, affordable healthcare.It’s crucial to their healthy development, to their families’ financial well-being, and ultimately to our entire country’s long-term…
  • Sep 13

    Poverty Matters: Five Key Takeaways from the 2016 Census Data

    Poverty Matters: Five Key Takeaways from the 2016 Census Data
    By John BoumanYesterday the Census Bureau released its annual report on poverty, income, and healthcare in the United States. What do the numbers mean for people in poverty? For lawmakers? For advocates and activists fighting for…
Rank this Week: 823

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

Covers the latest trends and technology tools for Technical Services Law Librarians.

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 21

    White paper released: A brave new (faceted) world

    White paper released: A brave new (faceted) world
    The ALCTS CaMMS Subject Analysis Committee has released a white paper by the Working Group on Full Implementation of Library of Congress Faceted Vocabularies, ALCTS/CaMMS Subject Analysis Committee, Subcommittee on Genre/Form…
  • Sep 14

    Digital Libraries Do Not Mean Cheaper Librarie

    Digital Libraries Do Not Mean Cheaper Librarie
    In August 2017, The Chronicle of Higher Education reiterated a point already understand by library technical service departments: digital resources are not always easier and cheaper than physical ones. In the law library field, we often face…
  • Aug 28

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Wendy Moore

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Wendy Moore
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position):Wendy Moore, Acquisitions Librarian2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why not?Absolutely not.  While my job does include acquisitions, it expands beyond that to include…
Rank this Week: 661

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
Rank this Week: 160

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse…

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home neglect news and laws. By Michael O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvanianursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    New Regulations Will Require Nursing Homes to be More Prepared for Power Outage

    New Regulations Will Require Nursing Homes to be More Prepared for Power Outage
    A 9th nursing home patient has died as a result of power outages caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida.  The power outages caused the air conditioning to stop working and as a result the facilities reach dangerously hot temperatures.…
  • Sep 7

    Nursing Home Abuse Going Unreported

    Nursing Home Abuse Going Unreported
    More than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients went unreported to police, according to a government audit. These unreported cases violate a federal law requiring immediate notification of nursing…
  • Aug 22

    16 State Attorneys General Opposing Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement

    16 State Attorneys General Opposing Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement
    Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is part of a coalition of 16 State Attorneys General and the Attorney General from the District of Columbia who sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hoping to…
Rank this Week: 219

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Sep 21

    Kraft retirees had no vested right to health care benefits beyond termination of CBA

    Kraft retirees had no vested right to health care benefits beyond termination of CBA
    In a number of recent court decisions, it has consistently been determined that collective bargaining agreements do not provide a source for lifetime medical benefits for retirees and their surviving spouses and beneficiaries if there is not…
  • Sep 21

    NLRB: Employer’s conflicting signals mean it failed to effectively repudiate CBA

    NLRB: Employer’s conflicting signals mean it failed to effectively repudiate CBA
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. By failing to respond to a union’s request for information, an employer violated NLRA Section 8(a)(5), ruled a divided three-member panel of the NLRB. The Board rejected the employer’s contention that it…
  • Sep 21

    West Virginia right-to-work law is constitutional

    West Virginia right-to-work law is constitutional
    By Harold S. Berman J.D. West Virginia’s new right-to-work law can be implemented despite constitutional challenges from several unions, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia ruled. Reversing and remanding a state circuit…
Rank this Week: 430

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal law, DUI and civil rights. By Peterson Law Offices.

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
  • Sep 21

    Lawyer Prepare! Challenge Suggestive Lineups.

    Lawyer Prepare! Challenge Suggestive Lineups.
    The Idaho Supreme Court once again points out the importance of challenging line-up identifications whenever the issue arises. Many people do not understand how common such evidence is, or how often jurors rely on the identification as the…
  • Sep 19

    “So how do I get my record expunged?” Here’s help.

    “So how do I get my record expunged?” Here’s help.
    We receive daily inquires regarding the expungement of convictions, dismissing convictions, and reducing felony judgments to misdemeanors. Here are the Idaho options for someone who has completed probation. I hope this post helps…
  • May 31

    Most people accused of a crime are treated like criminals, that’s why we fight to protect your rights and keep you out of jail.

    Most people accused of a crime are treated like criminals, that’s why we fight to protect your rights and keep you out of jail.
    I saw it again the other morning in court – a young kid whose lawyer was paying little more than lip service in protecting his right to a fair and speedy trial. The truth is most people accused of a crime are treated like criminals,…
Rank this Week: 771

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/
  • Sep 21

    New Amici Brief: "The reality is that “just compensation” is, in application, often neither just nor results in compensation."

    New Amici Brief: "The reality is that “just compensation” is, in application, often neither just nor results in compensation."
    Here's the amici brief we're filing today in a case we've been following, Jarreau v. South LaFourche Levee District, No. 17-163. As the name of the case indicates, this one is out of Louisiana and the Question Presented asks whether the Fifth…
  • Sep 16

    "This Was Not Written For Chiefs!"

    "This Was Not Written For Chiefs!"
    Yeah, its Sunday, but it is also Constitution Day (or should we say Khaaaaan-stitution Day?), so you know what that means: the annual reading of the Preamble by One Named Kirk. He might be from Iowa, but that guy who plays him is from north…
  • Sep 14

    New Cert Petition: Is It Just Compensation To Be Paid In Space Bucks?

    New Cert Petition: Is It Just Compensation To Be Paid In Space Bucks?
    Here's a recently-filed cert petition involving property in the Florida Keys. The city allegedly downzoned the property to virtual worthlessness, but the lower courts concluded that it was not a Lucas take because the owners could still camp…
Rank this Week: 374

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Sep 21

    How your court testimony can impress a Judge in Houston Divorce Proceeding

    How your court testimony can impress a Judge in Houston Divorce Proceeding
    Michael Busby Divorce cases in Houston tend to get a little bit complicated for those who are visiting the courts for the first time. You do not know where the washrooms are, you do not know the court procedures, you are anxious because the…
  • Sep 13

    Is adultery a ground for a Houston divorce?

    Is adultery a ground for a Houston divorce?
    Michael Busby One of the major causes of marriages to fail is the ‘forbidden fruit’. If you are the type who always sees the proverbial greener grass over your neighbor’s fence, then you are courting a Houston divorce. In…
  • Sep 7

    How to get divorced in Harris County Texa

    How to get divorced in Harris County Texa
    Michael Busby A petition for divorce will start the process.  All lawyers must e-file petitions while non-lawyers can still hand file.  All cases in Harris county are confidential for 30 days.  Public access and thus online…
Rank this Week: 812

The Law Offices of Gordon P.…

The Law Offices of Gordon P. Firemark

Covers art, entertainment law, film finance and intellectual property.

http://firemark.com
Rank this Week: 936

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

Provides commentary and analysis on cases going in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio. By Marianna Bettman.

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 737

Law and Magic Blog

Law and Magic Blog

Discusses the intersection of law and magic, religion, pseudoscience, paranormal, and science.

http://lpcprof.typepad.com/law_and_magic_blog/
  • Sep 21

    Alvarez-Nakagawa on Law as Magic: Some Thoughts on Ghosts, Non-Humans, and Shamans @Ger_Law_Journal

    Alvarez-Nakagawa on Law as Magic: Some Thoughts on Ghosts, Non-Humans, and Shamans @Ger_Law_Journal
    Alexis Alvarez-Nakagawa, Birkbeck School of Law, University of London, has published Law as Magic. Some Thoughts on Ghosts, Non-Humans, and Shamans at 18 German Law Journal 1248 (2017). Here is the abstract. Legal metamorphoses between…
  • Aug 28

    Selling a Canadian House That's NOT Haunted? You're OK

    Selling a Canadian House That's NOT Haunted? You're OK
    New Brunswick, Canada, realtor Jake Palmer was having trouble selling this nice St. John house (looks like a Dutch colonial to me). So he decided to try sparking some interest in the property by adding some adjectives to describe how...
  • Aug 18

    Knaier on Homeopathy on Trial: Allen v. Hyland's, Inc., and a Failure of Evidentiary Gatekeeping

    Knaier on Homeopathy on Trial: Allen v. Hyland's, Inc., and a Failure of Evidentiary Gatekeeping
    Robert G. Knaier, Fitzgerald Knaier, LLP, and California Western School of Law, is publishing Homeopathy on Trial: Allen v. Hyland’s, Inc. and a Failure of Evidentiary Gatekeeping in volume 57 of Jurimetrics (2017). Here is the abstract.…
Rank this Week: 465

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 985

Litigation PostScript

Litigation PostScript

Provides information and practical tips on legal persuasion spanning pretrial and trial phases, for jury, bench and arbitration settings. By Persuasion Strategies.

http://www.litigationps.com/litigation_postscript_per/
  • Sep 21

    Recognize the Weakness of ‘Hardball’ Rhetoric

    Recognize the Weakness of ‘Hardball’ Rhetoric
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: In his speech to the UN General Assembly last Tuesday, President Trump issued a pretty blunt threat. If the United States is forced to, he said, “We will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea." It was…
  • Sep 18

    Look for an Increased Perception that Racism Is a Major Problem

    Look for an Increased Perception that Racism Is a Major Problem
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: There's a quote most often associated with Martin Luther King: "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” When applied to historical progress, these words generally connote the…
  • Sep 14

    Adapt to Information Engagement Style

    Adapt to Information Engagement Style
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: You've probably heard the expression, "Minds are like parachutes: They only function when they're open." That is undoubtedly true for some people. And if you're one of the curious regular readers of this blog,…
Rank this Week: 71

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Large law lawyer leverages technology, data and systems to change defense of mass tort claim

    Large law lawyer leverages technology, data and systems to change defense of mass tort claim
    Twenty years ago, I terminated my firm’s Westlaw subscription and outsourced our legal research. How so? Law clerks attending law school whom I met on AOL message boards. A clerk did the research, using free Westlaw, drafted a motion,…
  • Sep 18

    Washington Post’s Arc publishing platform a model for LexBlog

    Washington Post’s Arc publishing platform a model for LexBlog
    When Amazon built a digital department store, then competitor, Toys “R” Us licensed Amazon’s technology for the online sales of its goods. Toys “R” Us could not compete on software. When Amazon had surplus cloud…
  • Aug 30

    Michigan State University College of Law Ranks Number One

    Michigan State University College of Law Ranks Number One
    We’re all familiar with Michigan State University’s athletic prowess. As a Notre Dame graduate, I’ve seen on TV any number of football losses at East Lansing. Basketball Coach Tom Izzo has kept the Spartans near the top…
Rank this Week: 19

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Sep 21

    Best News Story of the Week?

    Best News Story of the Week?
    Parrot mimics owner to make purchases using Amazon Echo The post Best News Story of the Week? appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Sep 20

    It’s That Bad

    It’s That Bad
    You know things are bad when a foreign head of state, even a former one, is mocking you like this: Then again, we already knew it was that bad. The post It’s That Bad appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Sep 17

    I Hate Rerun

    I Hate Rerun
    I almost never watch a movie twice (except of course Groundhog Day). I generally hate re-runs. And so far this Maria show looks like an Irma rerun: The post I Hate Reruns appeared first on Discourse.net.
Rank this Week: 15

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Sep 21

    Call for Papers: Second Annual Regional Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat

    Call for Papers: Second Annual Regional Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat
    Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy is pleased to announce the Second Annual Regional Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat, which will be held on February 9, 2018, at Seton Hall Law School in…
  • Sep 20

    FAN 162 (First Amendment News) Online First Amendment Encyclopedia Launched

    FAN 162 (First Amendment News) Online First Amendment Encyclopedia Launched
    Given our increasingly polarized society, it’s important to remember what should unite us: respect for freedom of speech, press, religion, and the right to assemble and petition. — Ken Paulson (Sept. 14, 2017) It’s online…
  • Sep 20

    Event at the National Constitution Center

    Event at the National Constitution Center
    I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be giving a talk on my book about the Bill of Rights at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The talk will be part of the Center’s Bill of Rights Day Symposium on December 15th.…
Rank this Week: 28

The Consumer Financial Services…

The Consumer Financial Services Blog

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Fair Credit Billing Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. By Maurice & Needleman, P.C.

http://consumerfsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 814

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: 56

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Sep 21

    Exculpatory Provision Enforced in Transportation Agreement

    Exculpatory Provision Enforced in Transportation Agreement
    An exculpatory agreement contained in a contract for transportation services may be enforceable against a plaintiff claiming ordinary negligence. In Copeland v. Healthsouth/Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital, L.P., No. W2016-02499-COA-R3-CV…
  • Sep 18

    No Invasion of Privacy When Information Was Already Public

    No Invasion of Privacy When Information Was Already Public
    A plaintiff cannot claim invasion of privacy based on information that she herself has already disclosed in a public filing. In Graham v. Archer, No. E2016-00743-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Aug. 10, 2017), the Court of Appeals affirmed…
  • Sep 14

    Negligent Supervision Allowed Under Tennessee Claims Commission Act

    Negligent Supervision Allowed Under Tennessee Claims Commission Act
    The Tennessee Claims Commission has exclusive subject matter jurisdiction over a claim by a plaintiff that the state “negligently supervised and retained a prison guard who sexually assaulted [an] inmate.” In Vetrano v. State, No.…
Rank this Week: 74

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Sep 21

    Unenforceability of Japanese Custody and Hague Abduction Convention Order

    Unenforceability of Japanese Custody and Hague Abduction Convention Order
    Jeremy D. Morley*Child custody orders are not enforced in Japan. There is merely a provision for a fine, but it is usually de minimis and rarely employed.  It does not impede a parent with physical possession of a child from denying the…
  • Sep 11

    Chinese Recognition of Foreign Divorce Judgment

    Chinese Recognition of Foreign Divorce Judgment
    Jeremy D. MorleyIt has been reported that on 30 June 2017, “for the first time in history,” a Chinese court recognized and enforced a U.S. commercial monetary judgment. Dr. Jie (Jeanne) Huang, Chinese Court Unprecedentedly…
  • Aug 31

    A decade later, Santa Ana dad still fights for his son’s return from Japan

    A decade later, Santa Ana dad still fights for his son’s return from Japan
    http://www.ocregister.com/2017/08/29/a-decade-later-santa-ana-dad-still-fights-for-his-sons-return-from-japan/By SUSAN CHRISTIAN GOULDING | sgoulding@scng.com | Orange County Register8/29/17In an alternate life, Keisuke Collins would have…
Rank this Week: 152

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

Focuses on ideas that could reduce conflict, improve communication, protect children and help move families forward.

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Sep 21

    3 Reasons to Consider Parenting Education During Divorce

    3 Reasons to Consider Parenting Education During Divorce
    3 Reasons to Consider Parenting Education During Divorce As a parent going through a divorce or separation, knowing how to best help your children through the changes going on in your family might not be so clear. Moreover, knowing how to…
  • Sep 19

    Divorce and Your Child's Education: 3 Tips to Help Avoid Academic Setback

    Divorce and Your Child's Education: 3 Tips to Help Avoid Academic Setback
    Divorce and Your Child's Education: 3 Tips to Help Avoid Academic Setbacks In an ideal world, the stress of divorce or separation would have no impact on a child's education or their enjoyment of school. In reality, ensuring that your child's…
  • Sep 14

    Why Your Family Should Celebrate National Stepfamily Day

    Why Your Family Should Celebrate National Stepfamily Day
    Why Your Family Should Celebrate National Stepfamily Day Celebrated since 1997, National Stepfamily Day is an unofficial holiday that aims to promote the understanding and celebration of stepfamilies and blended families. Stepfamilies have…
Rank this Week: 197

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Covers Social Security disability law and special needs trusts. By Sheri R. Abrams.

http://sheriabrams.com/blog
Rank this Week: 257

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Sep 21

    What Does it Mean to Be a Plagiarist?

    What Does it Mean to Be a Plagiarist?
    The term plagiarist is widely applied to anyone accused of plagiarism without nuance or discussion. That's bad for both the accused and the term itself. The post What Does it Mean to Be a Plagiarist? appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Sep 21

    3 Count: Power Up

    3 Count: Power Up
    Judge dismisses lawsuit over Starz TV series Power, Nintendo targets Super Mario 64 Online with DMCA notices and Google signs deal with French creators. The post 3 Count: Power Up appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Sep 20

    3 Count: Wolfgang’s Vault

    3 Count: Wolfgang’s Vault
    Wolfgang's Vault hit with a class action lawsuit, Carrie Underwood sued by two songwriters and Singapore real estate websites go to court. The post 3 Count: Wolfgang’s Vault appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 58

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Sep 21

    4 Things to Consider in Complex Work Comp Causation Case

    4 Things to Consider in Complex Work Comp Causation Case
    Members of the claims management team are challenged daily to run an effective operation.  One of these issues claim handlers confront are questions of medical causation before admitting primary liability on a workers’ compensation…
  • Sep 20

    7 Ways Structured Settlements Are Advantageous — Regardless of Interest Rate

    7 Ways Structured Settlements Are Advantageous — Regardless of Interest Rate
    Interest rates continue to be at historically low levels. Even with recent hikes by the Federal Reserve, other factors playing into the equation are holding down rates. While that’s great for those buying property, it raises questions…
  • Sep 19

    Case Study: $774,583 in Work Comp Savings through MSA Triage

    Case Study: $774,583 in Work Comp Savings through MSA Triage
    Medicare Secondary Payer compliance has created several challenges for interested stakeholders in workers’ compensation programs that seek to reduce cost and improve efficiencies.  One of the common failures of many workers’…
Rank this Week: 415

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Restaurants Ordered to Pay Back Wages, Penalties to Immigrant Worker

    Restaurants Ordered to Pay Back Wages, Penalties to Immigrant Worker
    Mistreatment of immigrant employees unfortunately happens all too often, as some employers take advantage of workers’ lack of English skills and fear of potential deportation. Holding these firms accountable for such discrimination is a…
  • Sep 18

    Female Doctors Allege Gender Discrimination in Pay

    Female Doctors Allege Gender Discrimination in Pay
    Gender discrimination can occur in all industries, at all education levels and all income tiers. Recently, a trio of female physicians in North Carolina filed a gender discrimination lawsuit alleging the male doctors within their health…
  • Sep 15

    California Politicians Tackle the Problem of Sexual Harassment in Venture Capitalism

    California Politicians Tackle the Problem of Sexual Harassment in Venture Capitalism
    Gender discrimination in the technology sector has long been a problem which female Californians have simply had to endure. The anti-diversity manifesto by a former Google engineer is just the latest in a long line of more subtle disparities…
Rank this Week: 462

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Sep 21

    If Your Private Well Has Been Flooded…

    If Your Private Well Has Been Flooded…
    by Catherine Magliocchetti EPA’s Mid-Atlantic Region is home to millions of residents who rely upon private wells for their drinking water supply.  As local conditions and weather may present the prospect of moderate and major…
  • Sep 13

    Invertebrate Investigator

    Invertebrate Investigator
    by Jon Markovich In the previous Healthy Waters blog, my colleague Micka Peck wrote about the stream sampling we did for benthic macroinvertebrates. Pulling on a pair of waders and kicking around in the stream sampling was only half the…
  • Sep 7

    Stream Critters Reveal Much About Water Quality

    Stream Critters Reveal Much About Water Quality
    by Micka Peck I was never a huge ‘bug person’ as a kid. It wasn’t that I bolted in terror at the sight of anything crawling my direction, but I didn’t greet a dangling spider with much enthusiasm either. My ……
Rank this Week: 116

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Launches Podcast

    Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Launches Podcast
    Here’s another show to add to your podcast-listening list — a new podcast by Preet Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York who President Trump fired last March, called Stay Tuned With Preet. In the…
  • Sep 20

    More Details on the Partnership Between Evolve Law and Above the Law

    More Details on the Partnership Between Evolve Law and Above the Law
    Two years ago this week, I reported on the launch of Evolve Law, a for-profit membership organization aimed at driving technology innovation and adoption in the legal industry. Cofounders Jules Miller and Mary Juetten told me at the time that…
  • Sep 20

    LawToolBox in Running for Office App People’s Choice Award

    LawToolBox in Running for Office App People’s Choice Award
    The deadline calculator application LawToolBox is in the running for a 2017 Office App People’s Choice Award — notable because, of the nine apps in contention, it is the only one designed for legal professionals. The…
Rank this Week: 539

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 21

    A Mighty Wind

    A Mighty Wind
    You might find this a bit surprising, but wind power has a solid political base in key Republican states. It’s a case of economics outweighing politics. Here are the top five states for wind power: Rank    State  …
  • Sep 18

    Renewables and Republicans in the Rustbelt

    Renewables and Republicans in the Rustbelt
    When people think of the rustbelt, they think of places like Cleveland, Gary, and Detroit.  Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan form a cluster of states under solid Republican control, Republicans controlling the governor’s mansion and…
  • Sep 18

    Zinke’s Report Recommends Downsizing or Loosening Restrictions in 10 National Monument

    Zinke’s Report Recommends Downsizing or Loosening Restrictions in 10 National Monument
    Late last night, the Washington Post reported that Secretary Ryan Zinke had recommended making changes–by downsizing and/or by loosening restrictions–to a total of 10 national monuments. The list of monuments goes beyond what had…
Rank this Week: 876

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 66

Cordell Parvin Blog

Cordell Parvin Blog

Covers career development, client development, and lawyer marketing.

http://www.cordellblog.com
  • Sep 21

    A Top Success Tip: Set a Goal and Review Obstacles.

    A Top Success Tip: Set a Goal and Review Obstacles.
    Do you have a really challenging goal you want to accomplish either in your career or personal life? If so, I want to help you by sharing a story and putting you on to some reading I know will help you. I coached an outstanding associate who,…
  • Sep 19

    Client Development Coaching: Give Me Lawyers with a Burning Desire to Get Better

    Client Development Coaching: Give Me Lawyers with a Burning Desire to Get Better
    I’ve started working out with a trainer again. I am working far harder and far more focused than I ever did on my own. I confess that I am amazed how out of shape I am compared to earlier times in my life when I was regularly running 5…
  • Sep 14

    A Coaching Session with Cordell: What Was the Most Important Thing You Did to Build Your Practice?

    A Coaching Session with Cordell: What Was the Most Important Thing You Did to Build Your Practice?
    Seth Godin posted a blog recently titled: On being discovered. In it he said something that describes my strategy and approach to developing business. Instead of hoping that people will find you, the alternative is to become the sort of…
Rank this Week: 834

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
  • Sep 21

    Insurance bad faith and the UCL

    Insurance bad faith and the UCL
    The September 2017 issue of Plaintiff magazine has an article by Jeffrey I. Ehrlich called "Be an insurance Myth Buster!" One of the busted myths relates to the UCL. The myth is this: "An insurer's breach of its common-law…
  • Sep 18

    Ninth Circuit holds Rule 23(f) time limit not jurisdictional: Lambert v. Neutraceutical Corp.

    Ninth Circuit holds Rule 23(f) time limit not jurisdictional: Lambert v. Neutraceutical Corp.
    In Lambert v. Neutraceutical Corp., ___ F.3d ___ (9th Cir. Sept. 14, 2017), the Ninth Circuit considered a UCL, FAL and CLRA action against the manufacturer of an "aphrodisiac dietary supplement." Slip op. at 5. The complaint…
  • Sep 13

    Interesting webinar next week on UCL and CLRA omissions case

    Interesting webinar next week on UCL and CLRA omissions case
    Next Wednesday, September 20, 2017, from noon to 1:00 p.m., the Antitrust, UCL and Privacy Section of the State Bar of California will hold a webinar entitled: "Material Omission Claims Under California's UCL, FAL, and CLRA." The…
Rank this Week: 126

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Sep 21

    Net Worth Method of Proof: Calculating Income in Divorce Case

    Net Worth Method of Proof: Calculating Income in Divorce Case
    In divorce cases, forensic accountants can use the “net worth method of proof” to calculate income. This is used to search for hidden or unreported income. Rather than simply taking a spouse’s word for it that his or her…
  • Sep 18

    How to Commit Fraud and Get Away With It

    How to Commit Fraud and Get Away With It
    If a fraud is worth committing, it’s worth committing right. A little extra effort in the commission of a fraud can go a long way toward profiting from it as long as possible. Follow these recommended steps to increase your chances of…
  • Sep 14

    Why Women Are Often at a Disadvantage in Divorce

    Why Women Are Often at a Disadvantage in Divorce
    In many divorces, women are at a significant disadvantage, especially when it comes to money. In many marriages, the husband has been the main breadwinner. He often controls the purse strings, and often knows much more about where money has…
Rank this Week: 32

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    China Manufacturing: To Broker or not to Broker, That is the Question

    China Manufacturing: To Broker or not to Broker, That is the Question
    Many companies start outsourcing their products from China using a broker/sourcing agent. Tomes have been written about the pros and the cons of using a sourcing agent versus dealing directly with a Chinese manufacturer and I have no…
  • Sep 19

    Service Payments from China: Avoid the VAT Tax Trap

    Service Payments from China: Avoid the VAT Tax Trap
    Consider the following situation. Your company is a service provider. Let’s say your business assists domestic and foreign entities register drugs with the FDA. You are contacted by a Chinese entity to do a registration. Having read…
  • Sep 18

    China Employee Mutual Terminations: How to do it Right

    China Employee Mutual Terminations: How to do it Right
    Terminating a China-based employee without severance is generally a difficult thing to do. Even terminating a probationary employee can be tricky. See China Employee Probation: All is NOT What it Seems. Mutual terminations…
Rank this Week: 168

Internet, Information Technology…

Internet, Information Technology and e-Discovery Blog

Covers IT and internet legal issues. By Peter S. Vogel.

http://www.vogelitlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 860

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 454

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Sep 21

    Replace v Repeal and the Politics of Legal Certainty

    Replace v Repeal and the Politics of Legal Certainty
    The Oireachtas Committee on Repeal of the 8th Amendment met publicly yesterday for the first time. Ms. Justice Laffoy presented the report of the Citizens Assembly, and took questions on its content. The media, in reporting on the…
  • Jul 29

    Ireland’s violation of International Abortion rights: A perpetual Déjà vu.

    Ireland’s violation of International Abortion rights: A perpetual Déjà vu.
    We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Aisling McMahon and Brid Ni Ghrainne. Abortion is only permitted in Ireland where the life of the mother is in danger, making the Irish abortion framework one of the most restrictive in the…
  • Jul 20

    Call for Papers: Irish Yearbook of International Law

    Call for Papers: Irish Yearbook of International Law
    The Irish Yearbook of International Law is now accepting submissions for the next Volume (Volume XIII (2018)). Edited by Professor Siobhán Mullaly (incoming at NUI Galway) and Professor Fiona de Londras (University of…
Rank this Week: 347

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Covers UK legal stories.

http://www.ehlsolicitors.co.uk/blog/
  • Sep 21

    Protecting your intellectual property – what is it and how can it be done?

    Protecting your intellectual property – what is it and how can it be done?
    Protecting your intellectual property – what is it and how can it be done?   It is a common saying that imitation is the best form of flattery, however, this is not the case where such imitation causes a loss to your business!…
  • Sep 18

    Shared ownership: A Current Explanation

    Shared ownership: A Current Explanation
    Shared ownership: A Current Explanation Often when purchasing a property, we do not do it alone. Our reasons may differ, for example a couple may wish to start a family or business partners may seek to make an investment but the law that…
  • Sep 12

    Inheritance Tax in the UK hits an all time high

    Inheritance Tax in the UK hits an all time high
      In the tax year 2016/2017 the amount of Inheritance Tax (IHT) paid to HMRC was in excess of £4.7billion. Official bodies have also calculated that in the next five years this figure could increase by up to a third, this is a…
Rank this Week: 488

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law…

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law Blog

Covers the impact of relationship laws on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://lgbtlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 887

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property…

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch

An online repository for intellectual property articles, papers and news.

http://www.nlipw.com/
  • Sep 20

    Musician Chance the Rapper Sued for Alleged Copyright Infringement

    Musician Chance the Rapper Sued for Alleged Copyright Infringement
    A New York lawyer and jazz musician, Abdul Wali Muhammad, has sued Chance the Rapper for copyright infringement. Abdul Wali Muhammad (the Plaintiff) alleged that Chance the Rapper stole his music “Bridge Through Time” which…
  • Sep 19

    Egypt Intellectual Property Office Launches Electronic Filing System for Patent Application

    Egypt Intellectual Property Office Launches Electronic Filing System for Patent Application
    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) recently shared the exciting news that Egypt’s Intellectual Property Office is now accepting electronic filing of patents via ePCT. WIPO tweeted: New: Egypt IP Office now accepts…
  • Sep 18

    Audi Sues Man for Selling Counterfeit Merchandise Online

    Audi Sues Man for Selling Counterfeit Merchandise Online
    On Wednesday, September 12, car maker Audi filed a complaint at the United States District Court for the Central District of California, against a man for allegedly running a string of websites that sold counterfeit merchandise.…
Rank this Week: 679

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

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

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

    Podcast: Domestic Abuse & Harassment: Restraining Orders & Orders For Protection Under Minnesota Law

    Podcast: Domestic Abuse & Harassment: Restraining Orders & Orders For Protection Under Minnesota Law
    The Family Law Show returns, with a summary of the issues involved in obtaining, or defending against, an Order for Protection or Harassment Restraining Order. The conduct giving rise to either Order may impact litigants in three types of…
  • Sep 13

    Starting Over: Life After an Emotionally Abusive Marriage

    Starting Over: Life After an Emotionally Abusive Marriage
    Divorce inevitably creates heartbreak. That’s an irreducible part of the process. But the extent of the mental and emotional suffering depends sensitively not just on the divorce process but also on what happened in the relationship…
  • Aug 27

    The Grandparent’s Guide to Surviving Your Daughter’s Minnesota Divorce

    The Grandparent’s Guide to Surviving Your Daughter’s Minnesota Divorce
    Your adult daughter is getting a divorce. Guess who’s likely to be spending more time with the grandchildren? The assumption may be intrusive, but it’s also natural; after all, in a time of crisis like this, to whom else can your…
Rank this Week: 411

Erie Injury Law Blog

Erie Injury Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and Erie County accident and injury information. By Purchase & George P.C.

http://www.yourerieaccidentlawyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    Motorcyclists should prepare for the fall season

    Motorcyclists should prepare for the fall season
    The weather is going to start cooling off soon and the leaves will start to change as fall moves in. This is a time when the natural beauty in the area is considerable, but it is also a time...
  • Sep 19

    Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. attorney named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list

    Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. attorney named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list
    Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. is pleased to announce that partner Craig Murphey has been included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendant. Attorney…
  • Sep 14

    Driveway accidents range from minor to fatal

    Driveway accidents range from minor to fatal
    Driveway accidents are a special situation, but if your child is the person who is harmed, you probably won't be worried about anything other than making sure your child is safe. These accidents can lead to very serious injuries,...
Rank this Week: 326

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Sep 20

    If President Trump Ends the Iran Deal, Can He Trigger the Security Council Snapback?

    If President Trump Ends the Iran Deal, Can He Trigger the Security Council Snapback?
    by Jean Galbraith by Jean Galbraith [Jean Galbraith is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School] President Trump has reportedly made a decision about whether or not to end the Iran deal – although he…
  • Sep 14

    The Drafters Knew Best: Corporate Liability and the Alien Tort Statute

    The Drafters Knew Best: Corporate Liability and the Alien Tort Statute
    by Heather Cohen by Heather Cohen [Heather Cohen is a Legal & Policy Associate with the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), which harnesses the collective power of progressive organizations to push governments to…
  • Sep 13

    UK-Saudi Arabia Arms Trade before the High Court: Questions following the Judgment

    UK-Saudi Arabia Arms Trade before the High Court: Questions following the Judgment
    by Riccardo Labianco [Riccardo Labianco is a PhD candidate at SOAS, University of London. His research focuses on state-to-state military assistance in times of conflict.] On 10th July 2017, the High Court of Justice (HCJ) delivered its…
Rank this Week: 217