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Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Sep 22

    Court Rebuffs Challenge to New Jersey's Bail Reform Law

    Court Rebuffs Challenge to New Jersey's Bail Reform Law
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Jerome B. Simandle (D.N.J.) today declined to halt New Jersey's bail-reform law. The law provides for alternative, non-monetary pretrial release options in order to give poor defendants (who…
  • Sep 21

    Seventh Circuit Upholds Chicago's Puppy-Mill Ban

    Seventh Circuit Upholds Chicago's Puppy-Mill Ban
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Seventh Circuit upheld Chicago's "puppy mill" ordinance, which limits the sources from which city-licensed pet stores may obtain certain pets for resale, against a challenge under the…
  • Sep 20

    Ninth Circuit Finds San Francisco's Soda-Warning Ordinance Subject to Injunction Under First Amendment

    Ninth Circuit Finds San Francisco's Soda-Warning Ordinance Subject to Injunction Under First Amendment
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The Ninth Circuit's opinion in American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco, reversing the district judge, found that San Francisco's ordinance…
Rank this Week: 315

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    How to get Through a Probation Violation in Michigan

    How to get Through a Probation Violation in Michigan
    As a local, Detroit-area criminal and DUI lawyer, I am in court just about every single workday, strategizing and speaking to make things better for my clients. Lots of lawyers are in court everyday, so that alone doesn’t make any…
  • Sep 18

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Appeals – When you Should File

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Appeals – When you Should File
    There is s big difference between being legally eligible to file a Michigan license restoration or clearance case and having a good chance of winning it. Unfortunately, the Michigan Secretary of State does not explain this anywhere, so most…
  • Sep 15

    Michigan Driver’s License Clearance – Appealing a Denied Administrative Review

    Michigan Driver’s License Clearance – Appealing a Denied Administrative Review
    As a Michigan driver’s license restoration lawyer who handles a ton of out-of-state clearance cases, I want to use this article to look at how you can appeal after you’ve lost a “do-it-yourself” administrative review…
Rank this Week: 215

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Court Denies Defense Request to X-Ray Plaintiff in Personal Injury Claim

    Court Denies Defense Request to X-Ray Plaintiff in Personal Injury Claim
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, denying a defense request to include an X-ray as part of the defense medical examination process. In today’s case (Tani v. Baker) the Plaintiff sued…
  • Sep 15

    No, You Can’t Make the Court Take Down Reasons You Don’t Like

    No, You Can’t Make the Court Take Down Reasons You Don’t Like
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Court of Appeal refusing to take down or modify previous reasons for judgement that a litigant was displeased with. In today’s case (MacGougan v. Barraclough) the Plaintiff was…
  • Sep 13

    Vehicle Dealer Found at Fault For Crash By Thief By “Leaving a Truck Available to be Stolen”

    Vehicle Dealer Found at Fault For Crash By Thief By “Leaving a Truck Available to be Stolen”
    If you own a vehicle that is stolen and the thief injures others in a collision can you be liable?  According to a case released today by the BC Supreme Court, the answer is yes. In today’s case (Provost v. Bolton) the Defendant…
Rank this Week: 98

Fair Housing Defense

Fair Housing Defense

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://fairhousing.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 22

    Timelines For Responding to Reasonable Accommodation Request

    Timelines For Responding to Reasonable Accommodation Request
      In response to a question, here is a short Fair Housing Act (FHA) primer on the timeline for responding to reasonable accommodation or reasonable modification requests. Under our FHA, “discrimination” includes “a…
  • Sep 15

    DOJ Settles Familial Status Fair Housing Act Case for $95,000

    DOJ Settles Familial Status Fair Housing Act Case for $95,000
      Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it settled yet another Fair Housing Act (FHA) case, this time for a total of $95,000. In a case from Washington state, the owners/managers of three apartment buildings…
  • Sep 7

    Severe Weather and Apartment Management

    Severe Weather and Apartment Management
    Severe weather hit Texas a couple of weeks ago. And a new storm system is turning toward Florida as I write this post. Real life and real serious. While safety of our residents and employees remains paramount, it is a best professional…
Rank this Week: 361

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 238

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    anthony weiner divorce not confidential says Judge

    anthony weiner divorce not confidential says Judge
    Serial sexter Anthony Weiner’s been exposed again. This time a Manhattan judge has yanked a confidentiality caption that was shielding the disgraced pol’s divorce case with his soon-to-be ex-wife, Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin,…
  • Sep 21

    Audrina Patridge is getting divorced

    Audrina Patridge is getting divorced
    Audrina Patridge is divorcing her husband of less than a year, on the heels of running to court to get protection from him the newpaper has learned.  She is also seeking a domestic violence protection order from the Court. Often…
  • Sep 21

    tax planning and divorce

    tax planning and divorce
    One of the most important aspects of the divorce process is tax planning, yet it is possibly one of the least understood. Taxation issues are an essential aspect of most divorce cases and must be carefully handled prior to the dissolution of…
Rank this Week: 105

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law and visas. By Kalita Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Little Time Left to Renew your DACA Work Permit

    Little Time Left to Renew your DACA Work Permit
    On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  DACA gave work permits to undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children and met other stringent…
  • Aug 31

    Trump is Expected to End Dreamer Program Soon

    Trump is Expected to End Dreamer Program Soon
    Many news outlets are predicting that the White House will end the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)  as early as Friday, September 1.  Ending DACA was a cornerstone of Trump’s campaign and he…
  • Aug 17

    Trump Administration Increases the Number of Unskilled Labor Visa

    Trump Administration Increases the Number of Unskilled Labor Visa
    Amid all of Trumps bluster about Nationalism, building a wall at the Mexican border, and protecting American jobs, the Trump Administration has quietly and quickly raised the number of temporary unskilled labor visas to allow more Mexican…
Rank this Week: 887

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Sep 22

    Professor Sterio Publishes Book on Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspect

    Professor Sterio Publishes Book on Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspect
    Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Enrichment Milena Sterio’s book, Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects: The International Legal Framework, was published by Routledge, as part of its Research in International Law series. …
  • Sep 21

    ProQuest Congressional: For All of Your Legislative History Need

    ProQuest Congressional: For All of Your Legislative History Need
    ProQuest Congressional provides users with efficient, targeted access to the most comprehensive collection of historic and current congressional information available anywhere online. ProQuest Congressional [linked from our database page] is…
  • Sep 20

    Cleveland Public Library Patent and Trademark Resource Center Open House

    Cleveland Public Library Patent and Trademark Resource Center Open House
    On Saturday, October 7th at 2pm, the main library of Cleveland Public Library is hosting an open house for their Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC).  The address of the event is: Cleveland Public Library, Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd…
Rank this Week: 363

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

Covers securities law topics of interest to executives of middle market businesses. By Gunster.

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Sep 22

    Heroes and villains: A review of “The Chickenshit Club” by Jesse Eisinger

    Heroes and villains: A review of “The Chickenshit Club” by Jesse Eisinger
    This is a first for The Securities Edge – a book review.  The book in question is The Chickenshit Club – Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives by Jesse Eisinger.  Mr. Eisinger is a writer for Pro…
  • Sep 5

    The s-word and your investment portfolio

    The s-word and your investment portfolio
    Now that I have your attention, you may be disappointed to know that I’m referring to another s-word: “sustainability”.  It’s surely one of the big governance words of 2017.  Investors are pressuring…
  • Aug 23

    Federal Reserve governance guidance: the pendulum swings back (?)

    Federal Reserve governance guidance: the pendulum swings back (?)
    Earlier this month, the Federal Reserve proposed changes to its guidance on corporate governance for banking organizations.  The proposals suggest a new approach to corporate governance that could extend beyond the banking industry;…
Rank this Week: 988

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
  • Sep 22

    Jordan Cove Energy Project Files Second Application for LNG Terminal

    Jordan Cove Energy Project Files Second Application for LNG Terminal
    Jordan Cove Energy Project (“Jordan Cove”), wholly-owned by Canadian corporation Veresen Inc., has filed an application with FERC for authorization to construct and operate a natural gas liquefaction and LNG export terminal…
  • Sep 15

    DOE Approves Eagle Maxville LNG Export

    DOE Approves Eagle Maxville LNG Export
    Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued an order authorizing Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville II LLC (Eagle Maxville) to export over 20 years up to 2.8 Bcf/year (0.01 Bcf/day) of LNG to nations with and without a Free Trade…
  • Sep 15

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data through July 2017

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data through July 2017
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released data on U.S. LNG imports and exports for the period February 2016 through July 2017. The top five recipients of exported LNG from the United States, and the percentages of the total amount of…
Rank this Week: 955

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 22

    Legal Malpractice Insurance in One Hour for Lawyers, by JoAnn Hathaway

    Legal Malpractice Insurance in One Hour for Lawyers, by JoAnn Hathaway
      Legal Malpractice Insurance in One Hour for Lawyers will open your eyes to the many coverage options available to you under your legal malpractice policy of insurance. JoAnn L. Hathaway, a state bar association practice…
  • Sep 22

    The Economic Espionage Act: A Practitioner's Handbook, by Paul Enzinna

    The Economic Espionage Act: A Practitioner's Handbook, by Paul Enzinna
      This handbook is intended as a practical guide for prosecutors, defense lawyers and court system as the investigation and prosecution of economic espionage and trade secret theft assume a more central place in the U.S.…
  • Sep 20

    New Title 34 in United States Code

    New Title 34 in United States Code
    Image by Tony Webster Title 34 of the United States Code, which had been empty since 1956, is empty no longer.As of September 1, 2017, new Title 34, Crime Control and Law Enforcement, contains editorially reclassified sections…
Rank this Week: 194

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Sep 22

    Data Breaches & Identity Theft Incidents: How to Protect Your Credit

    Data Breaches & Identity Theft Incidents: How to Protect Your Credit
    With the recent data breach, we have put together a guide to assist you in safeguarding your personal data and protecting your credit. The post Data Breaches & Identity Theft Incidents: How to Protect Your Credit appeared first on Rocket…
  • Sep 20

    Getting Legal Help After a Hurricane or Natural Disaster

    Getting Legal Help After a Hurricane or Natural Disaster
    In the aftermath of the natural disasters that have occurred recently, we created a guide to help with questions to ask and documents that may be needed. The post Getting Legal Help After a Hurricane or Natural Disaster appeared first on…
  • Sep 8

    Sharing design environment secrets at Rocket Lawyer’s SFDW Panel

    Sharing design environment secrets at Rocket Lawyer’s SFDW Panel
    We hosted a panel during SFDW and swapped secrets with influential design leaders and experts on how to build a healthy design environment. The post Sharing design environment secrets at Rocket Lawyer’s SFDW Panel appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 638

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 175

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Uber Drivers’ Time Spent “On Call” May Be Compensable Under FLSA

    Uber Drivers’ Time Spent “On Call” May Be Compensable Under FLSA
    Lev Craig Last week, on September 13, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied Uber’s motion for partial summary judgment in Razak v. Uber Technologies, Inc. This decision allows a putative class of…
  • Sep 21

    U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Address Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII

    U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Address Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII
    Owen H. Laird The Harman Firm blog has run several stories over the past year about the evolving case law concerning sexual orientation discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  Last week, a plaintiff in a sexual…
  • Sep 15

    Tenth Circuit Permits EEOC Interference Claim to Go Forward

    Tenth Circuit Permits EEOC Interference Claim to Go Forward
    Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. On September 5, 2017, the Tenth Circuit reversed the district court’s decision in EEOC v. CollegeAmerica Denver, Inc., allowing the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to proceed with its interference claim…
Rank this Week: 630

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC Blog

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Sep 22

    Can a DUI Lawyer Help?

    Can a DUI Lawyer Help?
    So you got pulled over and the police officer smelled alcohol. He asked you to take a bunch of tests on the side of the road and the next thing you know you’re wearing handcuffs and in the back of a police car. You’re at the…
  • Sep 22

    Why Get a Lawyer For a Car Accident?

    Why Get a Lawyer For a Car Accident?
    If you’ve been injured in a car accident you may have a lot of questions. One of the most common questions is: Why to get a lawyer for a car accident? A car accident can be one of the most traumatic experiences you go through in your…
  • Sep 22

    Noah’s Law: What is Noah’s Law in Maryland?

    Noah’s Law: What is Noah’s Law in Maryland?
    Noah’s law is named after former Montgomery County police officer Noah Leotta. Officer Leotta was 24 years old when he was working a DUI special task force in Montgomery County Maryland on December 3, 2015. Officer Leotta was in the…
Rank this Week: 224

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
  • Sep 22

    US Immigration News: September 15, 2017 Copy

    US Immigration News: September 15, 2017 Copy
    Immigration News: Stories from the Border Several cities in Maryland and other states such as San Francisco and Chicago already allow noncitizens to vote locally. However, one Maryland city recently took it upon themselves to vote to…
  • Sep 18

    Does the Midwest Need More Immigrants?

    Does the Midwest Need More Immigrants?
    Yes, the Midwest Needs Immigrants, Here’s Why A recent report written by demographer Rob Paral states “For the cities of the Midwest, restricting current immigration levels is the last thing they need: an unnecessary tourniquet…
  • Sep 18

    Au Pairs Under Pressure As They Fear Losing J-1 Visa

    Au Pairs Under Pressure As They Fear Losing J-1 Visa
    American Nannies vs Foreign Au Pair President Trump has recently left not only individuals that are under J-1 visas themselves frightened but also American families that take part in the au pair program in the U.S. Many parents use au pairs…
Rank this Week: 765

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Sep 22

    Blog Post: Honeywell, NRDC Urge DC Circ. To Revisit HFC Decision

    Blog Post: Honeywell, NRDC Urge DC Circ. To Revisit HFC Decision
    Honeywell International Inc., Chemours Co. FC LLC and the Natural Resources Defense Council on Friday urged the D.C. Circuit to reconsider an August decision to undo a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule to prohibit manufacturers from…
  • Sep 22

    Blog Post: Ontario To Join California And Quebec's Carbon Market

    Blog Post: Ontario To Join California And Quebec's Carbon Market
    Ontario has entered an agreement to join California and Quebec in their cap-and-trade market run by non-profit Western Climate Initiative Inc., with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the Ontario government announced Friday.
  • Sep 22

    Blog Post: What Enviro Lawyers Should Be Watching At The High Court

    Blog Post: What Enviro Lawyers Should Be Watching At The High Court
    A new U.S. Supreme Court term kicks off next month, when the justices will hear a closely watched battle over where challenges to the Obama administration's Clean Water Rule should be filed, and decide whether to review a slew of other…
Rank this Week: 184

Wage & Hour - Development…

Wage & Hour - Development & Highlights

Highlighting recent and noteworthy developments in cases and regulations on wage and hour laws that affect large and small businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://wagehourlaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 22

    Beauty School Students Are “Dropouts” From the FLSA According to Seventh Circuit

    Beauty School Students Are “Dropouts” From the FLSA According to Seventh Circuit
    In the movie “Grease,” there is a song entitled “Beauty School Dropout,” sung by Frankie Avalon. Well, in a legal version of that number, the Seventh Circuit has affirmed that beauty school students have, sort of,…
  • Sep 15

     Urban Outfitters Decertifies FLSA Class: Too Many Individual Differences (Again)

     Urban Outfitters Decertifies FLSA Class: Too Many Individual Differences (Again)
    I have blogged (somewhat incessantly, I admit) about manager FLSA class actions and what the line(s) of defense are for the employer in these cases, and how to defeat these cases. Another case in point. A federal judge has now decertified a…
  • Sep 8

    Obama-Proposed DOL Overtime Rule Invalidated: Back to Square One

    Obama-Proposed DOL Overtime Rule Invalidated: Back to Square One
    Well, it finally happened. A Texas federal judge struck down the Obama Administration’s proposed changes to the FLSA overtime regulations, which would have made millions of more people eligible for overtime. The Court’s theory was…
Rank this Week: 923

Center for Democracy & Technology…

Center for Democracy & Technology Blog

Cover privacy, digital copyright, security and open government.

https://cdt.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 584

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 792

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

Covers the defense of accessibility claims under the ADA and FHA. By Richard Hunt.

http://accessdefense.com
  • Sep 22

    Surrender as a strategy in ADA litigation.

    Surrender as a strategy in ADA litigation.
    The defendant in Johnson v. Patel, 2017 WL 3953949 (E.D. Cal. Sept. 8, 2017) used an increasingly common strategy to deal with an ADA lawsuit. He gave up.  Most lawyers would never recommend complete surrender as a…
  • Sep 11

    Dialing for Dollars – Ninth Circuit encourages abusive ADA litigation

    Dialing for Dollars – Ninth Circuit encourages abusive ADA litigation
    In Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center v. Hospitality Properties Trust, 2017 WL 3401319 (9th Circuit, August 9, 2017) the Ninth Circuit decided once again to make abusive serial ADA litigation as easy as possible, ignoring both the…
  • Sep 7

    ADA and the internet – you can be tagged for what your vendors do wrong.

    ADA and the internet – you can be tagged for what your vendors do wrong.
    Near the end of the decision in Gil v. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., 2017 WL 2547242, at *3 (S.D. Fla. June 12, 2017) the trial court includes in its injunctive relief a requirement that  Winn-Dixie “require any third party…
Rank this Week: 260

Indian Legal Program

Indian Legal Program

By the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

http://newsletters.asucollegeoflaw.com/ilp/
Rank this Week: 217

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covering estate planning, elder law, special needs planning, and veteran's benefits in Virginia. By Hook Law Center.

http://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Myths about Public Benefit

    Myths about Public Benefit
    In my years as an elder law practitioner, I’ve had clients come into me professing extensive knowledge of public benefits (particularly Medicaid) that were wildly off-base. There are any number of myths that have to do with public…
  • Sep 18

    The Equifax Data Breach: Take This One Step Now

    The Equifax Data Breach: Take This One Step Now
    As you have probably heard by now, Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies, was hacked earlier this summer. As a result, nearly half the U.S. population’s personal data, including full names, addresses, dates of birth,…
  • Sep 8

    Palliative Care and Hospice: Quality of Life for Patients with Serious Illne

    Palliative Care and Hospice: Quality of Life for Patients with Serious Illne
    Hook Law Center, P.C. recently had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Marissa Galicia-Costillo from Sentara Norfolk General at our most recent Coffee with Colleagues seminar to discuss the difference between hospice and palliative care. While many…
Rank this Week: 279

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Police officer not charged in wrongful death case of Naperville woman

    Police officer not charged in wrongful death case of Naperville woman
    The daughter of a 73-year-old woman who died in a car accident filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Naperville, Illinois. She is seeking over $50,000 in damages. Tracy Heusinkveld, a veteran officer of the Naperville Police…
  • Sep 15

    Family wins $15 million settlement in birth injury case

    Family wins $15 million settlement in birth injury case
    A Chicago Heights hospital agreed to pay $15 million to settle a 2013 medical malpractice lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed by the family of a 6-year-old girl who sustained severe brain damage during her birth. The family of Nyelle Brown sued…
  • Sep 6

    Police upgrade charges after teen dies in hit-and-run bicycle accident

    Police upgrade charges after teen dies in hit-and-run bicycle accident
    When distracted or irresponsible motorists collide with bicyclists, they can cause serious injuries or even death. In a recent case, an alleged hit-and-run driver is facing upgraded criminal charges after the death of an Illinois teenager who…
Rank this Week: 337

NSBAwire

NSBAwire

Covers public education news and analysis for school board members and the education community at large. By the National School Boards Association.

http://www.nsba.org/newsroom/nsbawire
  • Sep 22

    NSBA comments on Department of Education's regulations and guidance

    NSBA comments on Department of Education's regulations and guidance
    On September 21, 2017, NSBA submitted a letter to Hilary Malawer, Assistant General Counsel, Division of Regulatory Services, the U.S. Department of Education (Department), with comments regarding burdensome and costly regulations and…
  • Sep 20

    New from ASBJ: Houston literacy push unbowed by Harvey

    New from ASBJ: Houston literacy push unbowed by Harvey
    The start of the 2017-18 school year was delayed for most public schools in Houston for two weeks due to Hurricane Harvey. Watching TV news reports, it was hard to juxtapose the torrent of rain and catastrophic flooding that left their mark…
  • Sep 12

    NSBA Center for Public Education study finds public schools offer the broadest range of educational choice

    NSBA Center for Public Education study finds public schools offer the broadest range of educational choice
    A new report -- “Busting the Myth of ‘one-size-fits all’ Public Education,” -- from the Center for Public Education (CPE) found an abundance of choice in public schools, both in program offerings and school selection.…
Rank this Week: 359

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

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

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Reminder: EAS National Test Scheduled for Wednesday, September 27

    Reminder: EAS National Test Scheduled for Wednesday, September 27
    ETRS Form 2 Due Same Day (Except for Hurricane-Impacted EAS Participants) Assuming that it is not delayed due to a real national emergency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the FCC are still scheduled to conduct a nationwide test…
  • Sep 22

    CPB Compliance: Basic Preparedness and Recent OIG Audit Activity Webinar

    CPB Compliance: Basic Preparedness and Recent OIG Audit Activity Webinar
    Compliance has never been more important for public broadcasters. CPB regularly issues forfeitures of up to $15,000 to public broadcasting stations when the Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) finds non-compliance with the…
  • Sep 21

    Incentive Auction Second Priority Filing Window Opens: What to Know

    Incentive Auction Second Priority Filing Window Opens: What to Know
    On Sept. 20, the FCC announced the second filing window for all full power and Class A television stations receiving new channel assignment as part of the post-incentive auction repack. The filing window will open Oct. 3 and close at 11:59…
Rank this Week: 911

Socially Aware Blog

Socially Aware Blog

Covers the law and business of social media. By Morrison Foerster.

http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/
Rank this Week: 724

Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

Covers transactional real estate, development/redevelopment, and environmental law. By Gibbons.

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
Rank this Week: 403

Zen & The Art of Legal Networking

Zen & The Art of Legal Networking

Covers legal marketing, risk management, client service and social media. By Lindsay Griffiths.

http://www.zenlegalnetworking.com
  • Sep 22

    ILN-terviews: Antonello Corrado, EXP Legal – Italian & International Law Firm

    ILN-terviews: Antonello Corrado, EXP Legal – Italian & International Law Firm
    Welcome to ILN-terviews, a series of profiles of ILN member firm attorneys, designed to give a unique insight into the lawyers who make up our Network. For our latest interview, we chose ILN member, Antonello Corrado of EXP…
  • Sep 21

    International Lawyers Network Welcomes New Firm – Torres Law – Customs & Global Trade

    International Lawyers Network Welcomes New Firm – Torres Law – Customs & Global Trade
    We’re so excited to announce that we’ve welcomed a new member firm – Torres Law, a United States-based firm with a focus on international trade and customs law. Torres Law has offices in Dallas, Texas and Washington,…
  • Sep 20

    5 Actionable Takeaways from LMASE17 to Make an Immediate Impact at Your Firm

    5 Actionable Takeaways from LMASE17 to Make an Immediate Impact at Your Firm
    Today, I’m excited to bring you a guest post from my friend, Jennifer Simpson Carr. Jenn joined Lowenstein Sandler as a Business Development Manager in 2013. With 10 years of experience working in law firms across the US, she has…
Rank this Week: 821

North Carolina Product Liability…

North Carolina Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Clay Hodges of Harris Sarratt & Hodges, LLP.

http://www.northcarolinaproductliabilitylawyer.com/
  • Sep 22

    After Noisy August, Fourth Depuy Pinnacle Hip Bellwether Trial Underway

    After Noisy August, Fourth Depuy Pinnacle Hip Bellwether Trial Underway
    Some of my clients have been asking me what is going on with the fourth Depuy Pinnacle bellwether trial. Non-clients have also been calling to inquire about the status of the trial. Did it start this week? Was it postponed? What is the deal…
  • Sep 15

    Recent Product Liability Jury Verdicts: Pelvic Mesh, Xarelto, Androgel

    Recent Product Liability Jury Verdicts: Pelvic Mesh, Xarelto, Androgel
    Medical device and prescription drug jury verdicts come rapid fire, with a few cases being tried at any given moment across the country. Below is a recap on three recent jury verdicts involving Ethicon pelvic mesh, the blood-thinning drug…
  • Sep 13

    Taxotere and Permanent Hair Loss: Is There a Cure?

    Taxotere and Permanent Hair Loss: Is There a Cure?
    Hair loss, or alopecia, is a common condition for many people, especially when they age. The exact reason for the hair loss can vary, but one particularly unpleasant cause is chemotherapy. However, not all patients will be affected the same…
Rank this Week: 782

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Sep 22

    Could Your Law Firm Be Twice As Profitable?

    Could Your Law Firm Be Twice As Profitable?
    Should you be getting more business from your website? According to recent research, firms that generate 40 percent or more of their leads online grow four times faster and are twice as profitable. Join Jennifer Goddard, CEO of Integrity…
  • Sep 21

    Why Your Law Firm Isn't Growing Fast Enough

    Why Your Law Firm Isn't Growing Fast Enough
    When it comes to managing your law firm and planning for growth, what are your financial habits? Do you know your firm’s most important financials by heart? Tracking, reporting and understanding your firm’s financials are the first steps…
  • Sep 20

    Free Webinar: Marketing Elder Law Service

    Free Webinar: Marketing Elder Law Service
    Join us for a FREE live webinar on Sep 27, 2017 at 12 noon CENTRAL time. (1 p.m. Eastern) Your BONUS OFFER: Everyone who attends the live event gets a free download of the white paper, Reaching Today's Boomers and...
Rank this Week: 562

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog covers DWI/DWAI, traffic violations, gun crimes, weapon crimes, prostitution, and other criminal offenses. By New York attorneys, Tilem & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 62

Sabin & Associates, PLLC Blog

Sabin & Associates, PLLC Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Tennessee.

http://blog.epctn.com/
  • Sep 22

    Providing Care for Loved Ones isn’t Free

    Providing Care for Loved Ones isn’t Free
    While there are rewards to providing care at home for loved ones, there are still costs. The rewards of caring for a loved one at home can include the satisfaction of knowing we are sharing the burden of people we love, letting them know they…
  • Sep 21

    Trust Provides Protection from Change

    Trust Provides Protection from Change
    What if there are key legal changes between the time a person writes an estate plan and the time when they pass away? If there are changes in the estate laws and a person does not change their estate plan to accommodate the changes, there is…
  • Sep 20

    Challenge of Downsizing Can Be Daunting

    Challenge of Downsizing Can Be Daunting
    The downsizing process often means getting rid of possessions that your family doesn’t want or have room for. However, there are ways around the problem. Elderly people who decide it is time to downsize, often find that their younger…
Rank this Week: 375

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Pharmaceutical Company Paying Penalty for Misleading Investors About Sales Metric

    Pharmaceutical Company Paying Penalty for Misleading Investors About Sales Metric
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed fraud charges against a Massachusetts-based biopharmaceutical company that exaggerated how many new patients actually filled prescriptions for an expensive drug that was its sole source of…
  • Sep 22

    SEC Announces Agenda for October 12 Investor Advisory Committee Meeting

    SEC Announces Agenda for October 12 Investor Advisory Committee Meeting
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda for the October 12 meeting of its Investor Advisory Committee.  The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room at SEC headquarters at 100 F Street, N.E.,…
  • Sep 22

    SEC Suspends Trading in Company Purporting Involvement in Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

    SEC Suspends Trading in Company Purporting Involvement in Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today suspended trading in a company amid questions surrounding its statements about sending response teams and equipment to help with Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery efforts in Houston and…
Rank this Week: 676

Utah Estate Planning

Utah Estate Planning

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

http://www.utahestateplanning.typepad.com/
Rank this Week: 596

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 351

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Sep 22

    The 21st Century Law Library: Focus on Service

    The 21st Century Law Library: Focus on Service
    As we continue to talk about the ABA's watering down of law library standards, as well as the impending squeeze from artificial intelligence, Law Librarian Dan Odenwald reminds us to focus on the fundamental service tenet of our…
  • Sep 19

    Our Changing Role: A Survey of Law Firm Librarian

    Our Changing Role: A Survey of Law Firm Librarian
    As this study indicates, the legal profession is nearly a decade into fundamental, structural change. And perhaps no single role has seen greater impact than the law firm librarian. Budget pressures, shrinking law library footprints, a…
  • Sep 14

    The Dark Side of Open Access Publishing

    The Dark Side of Open Access Publishing
    Normally, I am a staunch advocate for open-access (OA) publishing. See previous blog posts on OA here, here, here, here, and here. But with a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req'd.), it became clear that advocating…
Rank this Week: 74

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, social security disability, long term disability, disability pensions and construction accidents. By Turley, Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, L.L.P.

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
  • Sep 22

    Were You There? Residents and Downtown Workers Eligible for 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and Free Health Benefit

    Were You There? Residents and Downtown Workers Eligible for 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and Free Health Benefit
    If you lived or worked in any job in lower Manhattan below Canal Street (see map above)  between 9/11/2001 and 5/30/2002 and have either cancer or a respiratory illness, you may be eligible for free 100% paid health insurance for life…
  • Dec 13

    9/11 Cancer Eligibility for the Victim Compensation Fund

    9/11 Cancer Eligibility for the Victim Compensation Fund
    If you were in the 9/11 "crash site area" in lower Manhattan as indicated in the above map during the period of September 11, 2001 and May 30, 2002, and have been diagnosed by any of the almost 70 covered 9/11 related cancers, you may be…
  • Sep 11

    We Will Never Forget September 11th, 2001

    We Will Never Forget September 11th, 2001
    We continue to fight every day for health care and compensation for 9/11 responders and survivors. Thankfully, the James Zadroga Reauthorization Act was passed last year which guarantees health care and compensation for years to come,…
Rank this Week: 671

Redlands Veterans' Affairs…

Redlands Veterans' Affairs Attorney Blog

Covers estate planning and elder law. By Esther Wang.

http://www.california-elder-law.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    SSA paying vets who are dead, not paying some who are alive

    SSA paying vets who are dead, not paying some who are alive
    The inspector general of the Social Security Administration reported that improper payments amounting to almost $38 million were made to 746 deceased veterans, some of whom may have been from California. The deaths were not properly entered…
  • Sep 20

    Disability programs interrelated, benefits affect one another

    Disability programs interrelated, benefits affect one another
    Social Security Disability and federal civil service disability programs are integrated to an extent. In a situation where a California resident who works for the federal government becomes disabled, he or she should be careful to protect the…
  • Sep 19

    Social Security Disability in California

    Social Security Disability in California
    The Social Security Administration considers people disabled if they have a condition that prevents them from doing substantial work, and the condition must last -- or be expected to last -- over a year in duration. When someone becomes…
Rank this Week: 391

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and child custody law. By Beck Law.

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Spousal Support – California Divorce Law

    Spousal Support – California Divorce Law
    Determining Spousal Support. Divorcing couples often have questions regarding the financial obligations of a higher-earning spouse toward a lesser-earning spouse. In some instances, one spouse may not have held gainful employment at all,…
  • Sep 14

    Divorcing a Missing Spouse

    Divorcing a Missing Spouse
    Divorcing a spouse that is missing? Is it possible to divorce your spouse when you have no idea where he or she is? The short answer is yes, but you will have to go through some extra work, wait about six months, and you may not get a final…
  • Sep 13

    Divorce after a Long-Term Marriage

    Divorce after a Long-Term Marriage
    Dealing with a divorce can be especially difficult for someone in a long-term marriage . Studies show that men over 65 are divorcing at double the rate of the 1980s and women are divorcing at triple their former rate. In fact, 5% of all…
Rank this Week: 226

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Sep 22

    Thousands of Whistleblower Cases in Jeopardy

    Thousands of Whistleblower Cases in Jeopardy
    This term the U.S. Supreme Court will decide Digital Realty Trust v. Somers (Digital), one of the most important whistleblower cases to come before the Court in 20-years.   The Chamber of Commerce and its Wall Street allies want to…
  • Sep 11

    Whistleblower Gives Latest Review of The New Whistleblower’s Handbook

    Whistleblower Gives Latest Review of The New Whistleblower’s Handbook
    In the latest review of ‘The New Whistleblower’s Handbook: A Step-By-Step Guide To Doing What’s Right And Protecting Yourself’, Dennis Moore, Associate Editor of East County Magazine and a whistleblower…
  • Sep 8

    DeVos Pick Puts at Risk Veterans and Whistleblowers at For-Profit College

    DeVos Pick Puts at Risk Veterans and Whistleblowers at For-Profit College
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has selected a former dean at DeVry University (a for-profit college) to lead the Department of Education’s Student-Aid Enforcement Unit, which was established to combat fraud in higher education. This…
Rank this Week: 755

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

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

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Enforcing Islamic Marital Agreements in Virginia Court

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

    Co-Parenting and Virginia Custody Case

    Co-Parenting and Virginia Custody Case
    If you are facing a custody or visitation case in Virginia, it is especially important that you maintain and strengthen your co-parenting skills. Doing so will benefit your children, and can only help you in court. As a parent, it is…
  • Sep 7

    The Elimination of DACA

    The Elimination of DACA
    As of September 5, 2017, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has been eliminated. As discussed previously on this blog, DACA, created in 2012, allowed certain individuals who entered the U.S. under the age of 16 to…
Rank this Week: 448

New York Divorce Report

New York Divorce Report

Covers child custody, child support, divorce, equitable distribution, marriage, spousal maintenance, and visitation. By Daniel E. Clement.

http://clementlaw.com/the-divorce-report/
  • Sep 22

    “Anonymous v. Anonymous”- Filing A New York Divorce Secretly

    “Anonymous v. Anonymous”- Filing A New York Divorce Secretly
      Huma Abedin filed a motion to have her New York divorce against Anthony Weiner calendared, docketed and heard secretly.  The request would allow their divorce to be listed on the New York County Supreme Court’s dockets as…
  • Jul 31

    Long Separation, No Divorce? No Equitable Distribution!

    Long Separation, No Divorce? No Equitable Distribution!
    What happens when a couple separates, but for some reason, despite the passage of time, don’t divorce?   Suppose still further that during the long separation when the parties have been married but living separately, one of…
  • Jun 27

    How is Child Custody and Decision-Making Determined in New York?

    How is Child Custody and Decision-Making Determined in New York?
    There is a welcome trend in child custody cases in New York- parents, the courts and even New York divorce attorneys, are all recognizing the importance of both parents being engaged in making decisions effecting their children’s…
Rank this Week: 545

Health Employment And Labor

Health Employment And Labor

Covers labor and employment law for the healthcare industry. By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

http://www.healthemploymentandlabor.com/
Rank this Week: 815

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
Rank this Week: 207