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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/
  • Oct 19

    Account for the Contagion of Bia

    Account for the Contagion of Bia
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Every persuader, and legal persuaders in particular, understand that bias is both pervasive and powerful. The idea that potential jurors will be carrying attitudes and experiences that could influence their decision is…
  • Oct 16

    Treat Cross-Examination Questions as a Flashlight in a Dark Room

    Treat Cross-Examination Questions as a Flashlight in a Dark Room
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: What do I mean when I say the witness should treat cross-examination questions like a flashlight in a dark room? I mean that the questions are designed to shine a light on some things and to purposefully leave other…
  • Oct 12

    Expect a (Mostly) Willing Jury

    Expect a (Mostly) Willing Jury
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: The idea of a reluctant jury -- a jury of people who would really like to be just about anywhere else, a jury of people who tried like Hell to get out of it and failed -- that idea is fairly well ingrained in our…
Rank this Week: 157

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • Oct 19

    OINP PhD Student Stream Reopened

    OINP PhD Student Stream Reopened
    OINP reopened registration for the PhD graduate student stream beyond October 12 because they have not reached their annual application quota.The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Ontario Immigrant…
  • Oct 7

    Changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act Start Oct 11

    Changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act Start Oct 11
    Bill C-6 is an amendment to Canada’s Citizenship Act  that will benefit thousands of immigrants. The new law is more flexible and simplifies and streamlines the process for immigrants to become Canadian citizens and…
  • Sep 30

    New US Travel Ban Add 3 Countrie

    New US Travel Ban Add 3 Countrie
    The newest US travel ban was put in place by executive order a new travel ban on September 24, 2017. Chad, Venezuela and North Korea were added to this travel ban, the Sudan and Iraq were on previous versions of US President…
Rank this Week: 955

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

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

    Russo and Risch on Virtual Copyright @ProfRisch

    Russo and Risch on Virtual Copyright @ProfRisch
    Jack Russo, ComputerLaw Group, LLP, and Michael Risch, Villanova University School of Law, are publishing Virtual Copyright in The Law of Virtual and Augmented Reality (Woody Barfield and Marc Blitz eds., 2018). Here is the abstract. This…
  • Oct 18

    Post on The Classic First Amendment Tradition Under Stress: Freedom of Speech and the University @YaleLawSch

    Post on The Classic First Amendment Tradition Under Stress: Freedom of Speech and the University @YaleLawSch
    Robert Post, Yale Law School, has published The Classic First Amendment Tradition Under Stress: Freedom of Speech and the University. Here is the abstract. This forthcoming chapter in a book to be edited by Lee Bollinger and Geoffrey Stone…
  • Oct 18

    Tsesis on Social Media Accountability for Terrorist Propaganda @LoyolaLaw

    Tsesis on Social Media Accountability for Terrorist Propaganda @LoyolaLaw
    Alexander Tsesis, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, is publishing Social Media Accountability for Terrorist Propaganda in volume 86 of the Fordham Law Review (2017). Here is the abstract. Terrorist organizations have found social media…
Rank this Week: 109

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

Legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance from the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
Rank this Week: 408

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Oct 19

    FALQs: Cashless Sweden

    FALQs: Cashless Sweden
    Today’s guest post was authored by Elin Hofverberg, a foreign law research consultant covering Scandinavian jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress. Elin’s recent post, FALQs: Name Day Celebrations in Sweden, motivated…
  • Oct 18

    Professor of Law Jeremy Waldron to Deliver the 2017 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence

    Professor of Law Jeremy Waldron to Deliver the 2017 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence
    The Law Library of Congress is pleased to announce that legal and political philosophy professor Jeremy Waldron of New York University School of Law, will deliver the 2017 Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence.…
  • Oct 17

    ADHD Awareness Month, IEPs and 504 Plan

    ADHD Awareness Month, IEPs and 504 Plan
    October is ADHD Awareness Month. ADHD, which stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, “is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or…
Rank this Week: 603

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 680

www.immi-usa.com

www.immi-usa.com

Covers immigration topics in the United States.By SGM Law Firm.

http://www.immi-usa.com/immigration-news/
  • Oct 19

    DACA Benefits, Requirements, and Renewal | Trump Repeals Decision

    DACA Benefits, Requirements, and Renewal | Trump Repeals Decision
    The issue of immigrants coming to the U.S. illegally (meaning without passing through an immigration process) has baffled the federal government for over a century. The question seemed to be whether undocumented immigrants should be…
  • Oct 12

    November 2017 Visa Bulletin | Report, Predictions & Analysi

    November 2017 Visa Bulletin | Report, Predictions & Analysi
    If you are on the path to a green card and only need to wait until your priority date is current, then this article is for you. Whether you want to find out where the dates have fallen this month, … Continue reading → The post…
  • Oct 3

    E-2 Visa Transfer | How to Switch To an H-1B or Green Card

    E-2 Visa Transfer | How to Switch To an H-1B or Green Card
    In the world of immigration law, it is not uncommon for people’s circumstances to change rapidly while in the U.S. Occasionally, these changes may interfere with your current nonimmigrant status or provide you with the opportunity to…
Rank this Week: 932

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

    When the specifics are misleading: medical test stats draw false advertising claim

    When the specifics are misleading: medical test stats draw false advertising claim
    Quidel Corp. v. Siemens Med. Solutions USA, Inc., 2017 WL 4654644, No. 16-cv-3059 (S.D. Cal. Oct. 16, 2017)Quidel is a “diagnostic healthcare manufacturer” that “developed, promotes and sells the Thyretain TSI Reporter…
  • Oct 18

    Reading list: scientific claims and anti-fraud law

    Reading list: scientific claims and anti-fraud law
    Shannon Roesler, Evaluating Corporate Speech About Science (forthcoming, Geo. L.J. 2018)Pull quote: “[C]onsumer protection laws should encourage accurate representations of contemporaneous scientific knowledge, rather than lucky guesses…
  • Oct 17

    Undisclosed, and disclosed, influence when going to the mattresse

    Undisclosed, and disclosed, influence when going to the mattresse
    Fast Company has a great story about the intricate operations and arguable shenanigans of mattress reviewers who are also paid affiliates.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
Rank this Week: 72

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Oct 19

    How to Grade Your Workers’ Comp Adjuster

    How to Grade Your Workers’ Comp Adjuster
    In school an “A” grade is the standard that everyone wants to meet. Whether you are in elementary school or working on your master’s degree, your performance results in a grade being given to the work you complete. To earn…
  • Oct 18

    Poor Workers’ Comp Claims Handling Costs You Money

    Poor Workers’ Comp Claims Handling Costs You Money
    Each year you receive your bill for the next workers compensation policy year, and for many of companies, each year the bill is higher than the previous year. As you think about your work comp claims, you realize the claims for the…
  • Oct 17

    Medicaid Recovery Rights – What You Need to Know

    Medicaid Recovery Rights – What You Need to Know
    It’s been characterized as “almost unintelligible to the uninitiated,”  and it’s about to further complicate things in the workers’ compensation system. As of October 1, state Medicaid programs are allowed…
Rank this Week: 389

Antitrust Law Source

Antitrust Law Source

Covers antitrust and consumer protection. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

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

    Porter Wright presents Food & Agriculture Quarterly

    Porter Wright presents Food & Agriculture Quarterly
    Welcome to our inaugural issue of Food & Agricultural Quarterly (FAQ). This new, industry-focused publication was designed to focus on the key issues food and agriculture industry stakeholders are facing – regardless of whether you…
  • Oct 9

    DCMA Agent Requirements Changing

    DCMA Agent Requirements Changing
    Bob Morgan, our colleague at the TechnologyLawSource, shares  detail about the upcoming Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA) agent filing change that takes effect Dec. 31. This agent filing is a necessary element of the Digital…
  • Sep 19

    Is it time to change the focus of the antitrust laws? The debate is heating up

    Is it time to change the focus of the antitrust laws? The debate is heating up
    There is currently a tug-of-war going on over the heart and soul of the antitrust laws. Well, perhaps that is a bit dramatic. But it is certainly fair to say that there is surging sentiment that the antitrust laws, and specifically antitrust…
Rank this Week: 384

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Oct 19

    Partners in Progre

    Partners in Progre
    by Tom Damm In a room inside Talen Energy Stadium normally reserved for Philadelphia Union soccer player interviews, EPA and a group of partners had a game-changing announcement to make earlier this year. It had nothing to do with soccer…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 100

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
Rank this Week: 528

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/
  • Oct 19

    Metal-on-Metal Artificial Hip Victim Prepares for Revision Surgery

    Metal-on-Metal Artificial Hip Victim Prepares for Revision Surgery
    In this post, “Suzanne” describes the days leading up to revision surgery. Suzanne received a metal-on-metal artificial hip in 2006. The hip was recalled in 2010, and Suzanne was forced to undergo revision surgery in 2011. Part 2…
  • Oct 16

    Metal-on-Metal Artificial Hip Victim Recounts Her Harrowing Ordeal

    Metal-on-Metal Artificial Hip Victim Recounts Her Harrowing Ordeal
    Behind every metal-on-metal (MoM) artificial hip that fails, there is a person and a story. Artificial hip manufacturers may see only a faceless crowd of victims. These defendant companies may attempt to resolve the claims in bulk and move on…
  • Oct 16

    Depuy ASR Metal-on-Metal Hip Victim Recounts Her Harrowing Ordeal

    Depuy ASR Metal-on-Metal Hip Victim Recounts Her Harrowing Ordeal
    Behind every metal-on-metal (MoM) artificial hip that fails, there is a person and a story. Artificial hip manufacturers may see only a faceless crowd of victims. These defendant companies may attempt to resolve the claims in bulk and move on…
Rank this Week: 398

Stock Attorneys Blog

Stock Attorneys Blog

Covers FINRA arbitration, securities litigation, and stockbroker misconduct. By Blum Law Group.

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

    FINRA Complaint Filed Against Lawrence for Unapproved Loan from Customer

    FINRA Complaint Filed Against Lawrence for Unapproved Loan from Customer
    (FINRA Case #2016051945101) Thomas H. Lawrence III (CRD #1839619, Chapel Hill, Tennessee) – Lawrence was named a respondent in a FINRA complaint alleging that he borrowed more than $39,000 from one of his securities customers, a retiree…
  • Oct 17

    Likens, Suspended and Fined for Unapproved Loans from Customer

    Likens, Suspended and Fined for Unapproved Loans from Customer
    (FINRA Case #2016049871601) Jason Hunter Likens (CRD #4716661, Asheville, North Carolina) – An AWC (Accept, Waiver & Consent) was issued in which Likens was assessed a deferred fine of $10,000 and suspended from association with any…
  • Oct 12

    Hushek Suspended and Fined by FINRA

    Hushek Suspended and Fined by FINRA
    (FINRA Case #2013035817702) Daniel Joseph Hushek III (CRD #4250117, Bradenton, Florida) – An AWC (Accept, Waiver & Consent) was issued in which Hushek was assessed a deferred fine of $10,000 and suspended from association with any…
Rank this Week: 734

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

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

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday October 19, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.When a person is married in Ontario, the marriage automatically revokes a prior Last Will made by that person. The sole…
  • Oct 18

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday October 18, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.The property rights of common law spouses upon separation are not governed by any Ontario statute.Common law spouses may still…
  • Oct 17

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday October 17, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law.Did you know that your Employer has a duty to accommodate your disability up until a point of undue hardship? An employee is…
Rank this Week: 631

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Being an Expert Witness: What to Expect

    Being an Expert Witness: What to Expect
    Professionals in a number of fields may find themselves asked to serve as an expert witness in a... Read More The post Being an Expert Witness: What to Expect appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Oct 19

    Admitting Expert Testimony in Criminal Cases: What You Need to Know

    Admitting Expert Testimony in Criminal Cases: What You Need to Know
    Over the years, expert witnesses have become as ubiquitous at criminal trials as the judge and the jury.... Read More The post Admitting Expert Testimony in Criminal Cases: What You Need to Know appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Oct 17

    Advanced Expert Witness Search Techniques: Using Key Phrase

    Advanced Expert Witness Search Techniques: Using Key Phrase
    Searching for anyone or anything in the digital era often depends not on who you seek or where... Read More The post Advanced Expert Witness Search Techniques: Using Key Phrases appeared first on The Expert Institute.
Rank this Week: 562

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Oct 19

    Interactive Family Law Forms from Philadelphia Legal Assistance

    Interactive Family Law Forms from Philadelphia Legal Assistance
    Philadelphia Legal Assistance has created interactive forms for some of the more common family law situations. The forms were developed for self-represented litigants and are available on PALawHELP.org. They include:Pennsylvania: Complaint…
  • Oct 17

    Pennsylvania Books on the LexisNexis Digital Library

    Pennsylvania Books on the LexisNexis Digital Library
      The LexisNexis Digital Library has a number of Pennsylvania specific texts and treatises available to Jenkins' members on their desktop. These include law compilations, like Pennsylvania Laws Governing Pennsylvania Businesses…
  • Oct 13

    Special Needs Trust

    Special Needs Trust
      Need a basic introduction on special needs trusts? Check out Nolo's Special Needs Trusts 7th by Urbatsch and Fuller. According to Nolo, this title "shows you how to provide for a loved one with a disability -- without…
Rank this Week: 132

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Oct 19

    Video: How To Have A Healthy Divorce

    Video: How To Have A Healthy Divorce
    With the way the family court system in the United States is structured, divorce is set up for conflict. Even couples that enter the process on good terms with the intent of splitting amicably almost inevitably end up bickering about some…
  • Oct 17

    Can You Use Text Messages In Court?

    Can You Use Text Messages In Court?
    Can text messages be used in court? Increasingly, family courts are using incriminating text messages and email evidence in divorce cases. In this day and age, texting is used by millions of people as a primary form of communication.…
  • Oct 13

    Can We Settle Custody Without Going To Court?

    Can We Settle Custody Without Going To Court?
    Question: My wife and I agree that our son should live with me while he spends weekends with her. Since we are in agreement, can we settle out of court? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state, I can give some general…
Rank this Week: 45

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

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

    Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of Insurance Commissioner

    Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of Insurance Commissioner
    It is highly likely that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (“NAIC”) will adopt a model data cyber security law premised largely on the New York State Department of Financial Services (“NYSDFS”) cyber…
  • Oct 10

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination
    The IRS recently released the Tax Exempt and Government Entities FY 2018 Work Plan (the “2018 Work Plan”) which provides helpful information for sponsors of tax-qualified retirement plans about the focus of the IRS’ 2018…
  • Sep 11

    New York Paid Family Leave Regulations Finalized

    New York Paid Family Leave Regulations Finalized
    Our colleagues Susan Gross Sholinsky, Marc A. Mandelman, and Nancy L. Gunzenhauser, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the financial services…
Rank this Week: 926

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Oct 19

    Believe It or Not: Employer Refused to Pay Workers for Restroom Break

    Believe It or Not: Employer Refused to Pay Workers for Restroom Break
    Believe It or Not: Employer Refused to Pay Workers for Restroom Breaks Company liable for back pay and damages after violating federal labor law Imagine looking at your pay stub and finding out that you were docked for every time you…
  • Oct 16

    Sexual Harassment in the New

    Sexual Harassment in the New
    We at Schwartz Perry & Heller are pleased to see the outpouring of support for the victims of Harvey Weinstein. This controversy sheds a light on the difficulties faced by all victims of sexual harassment, and how daunting it can be to…
  • Oct 12

    Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50

    Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50
    Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50 Worker alleges managers set him up to fail so they could terminate him Age discrimination cases often come with their own set of code words. Frequently, older employees or job…
Rank this Week: 486

Patents Post-Grant

Patents Post-Grant

Provides insight and commentary on patent post-grant options. By Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP.

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

    PTAB’s New Precedential Guidance on Follow-on AIA Petition

    PTAB’s New Precedential Guidance on Follow-on AIA Petition
    Expanded Panel Decision Voted Precedential On the heels of the recent issuance of an expanded panel decision in General Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd. v. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Case IPR2016-01357 (PTAB Sept. 6, 2017) (Paper 19), Section…
  • Oct 18

    First AIA Trial Extended Beyond 12 Months for Good Cause

    First AIA Trial Extended Beyond 12 Months for Good Cause
    Aqua Products Decision Deemed “Good Cause” Earlier this month the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) determined, for the first time, that good cause existed to extend a trial beyond the mandated 12 months of 35 U.S.C. §…
  • Oct 17

    SAS Institute & The PTAB: Be Afraid Patent Owner

    SAS Institute & The PTAB: Be Afraid Patent Owner
    SAS Institute To Send Patent Owners Screaming Into the Night? The Supreme Court will get a heavy dose of the PTAB on November 27th. That is the day the High Court will hear oral arguments in both the Oil States and SAS…
Rank this Week: 570

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Why are there so few oral arguments?

    Why are there so few oral arguments?
    The National Law Journal is covering the story of the vanishing oral argument. It's not just trials that are going away, but appellate advocacy is dying as well. For example, the 11th Circuit hears oral argument in less than 20% of its…
  • Oct 16

    "Finally, there is good ol’ common sense."

    "Finally, there is good ol’ common sense."
    "Finally, there is good ol’ common sense." That's the 11th Circuit's newest judge, Kevin Newsom, who is quickly making a name for himself as a folksy, fun writer. From the intro to this opinion:It is hornbook law that rights of all…
  • Oct 16

    Complete list of District Court Applicant

    Complete list of District Court Applicant
    In case you missed Friday's post, here is a complete list of the 45 applicants for the 5 open District Court seats in the Southern District of Florida (which will all be in the "Northern Division" -- i.e., Broward, Palm Beach, and Ft.…
Rank this Week: 69

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
Rank this Week: 174

Securities Compliance Sentinel

Securities Compliance Sentinel

Covers securities industry compliance and enforcement issues. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://securitiescompliancesentinel.foxrothschild.com
  • Oct 19

    FINRA Changes To Arbitration Procedure

    FINRA Changes To Arbitration Procedure
    FINRA is considering a number of changes to its arbitration procedure.  For a good discussion on the subject, see this article.Continue Reading…
  • Sep 26

    So You Think You Have No Cybersecurity Issue

    So You Think You Have No Cybersecurity Issue
    Recent exams have shown that cybersecurity weaknesses are a real issue for the industry.  This article from the Investment News provides the detail.    Continue Reading…
  • Sep 26

    So You Think You Have No Cybersecurity Issue

    So You Think You Have No Cybersecurity Issue
    Recent exams have shown that cybersecurity weaknesses are a real issue for the industry.  This article from the Investment News provides the detail.    Continue Reading…
Rank this Week: 982

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 125

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
Rank this Week: 438

Garlo Ward Blog

Garlo Ward Blog

Covers Alzheimer's disease, end-of-life, HIPAA, medicaid, medicare, nursing homes, and physicians.

http://www.garloward.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 930

Kluwer Patent Blog

Kluwer Patent Blog

Provides information and news on European patent law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwerpatentblog.com
  • Oct 18

    Heavy task lies ahead of Antonio Campinos as future EPO president

    Heavy task lies ahead of Antonio Campinos as future EPO president
    The appointment of Antonio Campinos as new president of the European Patent Organisation has had a cautious reception. Campinos was elected during a meeting of the Administrative Council of the EPO earlier this month. He will succeed the…
  • Oct 18

    Kluwer Report Day 2: Sufficiently Plausible

    Kluwer Report Day 2: Sufficiently Plausible
    by Annsley Merelle Ward Plausibility has been a hot topic for a couple years, so it was no surprise the issue graced the roster for the Pharma Day series of panels at the AIPPI World Congress. Moderating the session, Juergen Meier (Vossius),…
  • Oct 18

    Kluwer Report Day 1: The best kept (trade) secret – a real life scenario

    Kluwer Report Day 1: The best kept (trade) secret – a real life scenario
    by Dominic Adair The panel sessions of AIPPI Sydney 2017 opened in style with a blockbuster trade secrets double session. Chaired by Annsley Ward (Bristows) and Mark Ridgway (Allen & Overy) with panel guests Lucas Kenny (NetApp,…
Rank this Week: 306

Titles and Deeds

Titles and Deeds

Covers real estate and property law. By Jarod Bona of Bona Law PC.

https://www.titlesanddeeds.com/
  • Oct 18

    How Dodd-Frank Has Affected Hard-Money Lending for California Real Estate Investor

    How Dodd-Frank Has Affected Hard-Money Lending for California Real Estate Investor
    Author: Staff Congress enacted the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, commonly known as “Dodd-Frank,” in 2010 in response to the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008. Among the purposes described in…
  • Oct 5

    Hard Money Lending for California Real Estate Investment

    Hard Money Lending for California Real Estate Investment
    Author: Staff Real estate investing can be a lucrative source of income, but as the saying goes, one must spend money to make money. Obtaining a loan through a bank has many advantages, but the process can be slow, and a bank’s…
  • Sep 28

    The Role of Certified Access Specialists in California Commercial Lease

    The Role of Certified Access Specialists in California Commercial Lease
    Author: Staff State law in California requires property owners to make certain disclosures as part of any lease agreement for that property. When a lease involves commercial property, lessors must disclose certain matters related to…
Rank this Week: 945

Filewrapper.com

Filewrapper.com

Features news and commentary on intellectual property law. By McKee, Voorhees & Sease.

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

    Patenting Abstract Ideas: Technology, Turnstiles, and Transformation

    Patenting Abstract Ideas: Technology, Turnstiles, and Transformation
    Post By Blog Staff On October 18, the Federal Circuit again examined the existing bounds of the patentability of abstract ideas. InSmart Systems Innovations (SSI) v. Chicago Transit Authority, the Federal Circuit determined that…
  • Oct 15

    To Defer or Not to Defer? Uncertainty Ahead for USPTO Rule

    To Defer or Not to Defer? Uncertainty Ahead for USPTO Rule
    Post By Caitlin M Andersen In an en banc decision on October 4, 2017, the Federal Circuit made it easier to amend patents during AIA proceedings. However, in reaching this decision, the Federal Circuit raised questions as to whether…
  • Oct 9

    Levi's Sues Over Pocket "Tab"

    Levi's Sues Over Pocket "Tab"
    Post By Nicholas Krob Can you use of a piece of fabric no bigger than a fingernail to constitute a trademark infringement?  Levi’s appears to think so. Late last month, Levi Strauss & Co. filed a federal lawsuit in San…
Rank this Week: 616

San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

Covers workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By Arkady Itkin.

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

    Kaiser Settles Class Action for Unpaid Wages With Call Center Nurse

    Kaiser Settles Class Action for Unpaid Wages With Call Center Nurse
    California nurses will get roughly $6 million from health care giant Kaiser Permanente for time spent doing unpaid work.The payout settles a class action filed last year on behalf of 1,397 advice nurses who take calls from patients at three…
  • Oct 7

    At-Will Employment And Misclassifying Employees As Contractor

    At-Will Employment And Misclassifying Employees As Contractor
    Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor is an easier mistake to make than many employers believe. The recent case Linton v DeSoto Cab Company, Inc., illustrates this very well. In that case, the first appellate district found…
  • Aug 24

    EEOC Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against UPS Freight

    EEOC Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against UPS Freight
    On August 8, 2017, EEOC announced filing a lawsuit against UPS Freight, alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). “Employers must treat employees with disabilities the same as those without disabilities when…
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Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 928

Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

Covers investment fraud involving auction-rate securities, credit rating agencies, hedge funds and mortgage-backed securities. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

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

    Mining Company Rio Tinto Accused of Fraud, Settles with FCA for $36M

    Mining Company Rio Tinto Accused of Fraud, Settles with FCA for $36M
    The US Securities and Exchange Commission has filed fraud charges against Rio Tinto and its ex-CFO Guy Robert Elliot and former CEO Thomas Albanese. The defendants are accused of hiding the Mozambique coal business’s swift and steep…
  • Oct 16

    Jury Rules Against Former F-Squared CEO in SEC’s ETF Fraud Case

    Jury Rules Against Former F-Squared CEO in SEC’s ETF Fraud Case
    A federal jury in Boston has found Howard Present, the ex-CEO of F-Squared Investments Inc., liable in the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s civil lawsuit alleging exchange-traded fund fraud. The ruling determined that Present was…
  • Oct 11

    Barclays Fights $31B Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Fraud Lawsuit

    Barclays Fights $31B Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Fraud Lawsuit
    In New York federal court, Barclays PLC (BAC) is trying to get the US government’s civil residential mortgage-backed securities fraud lawsuit against it dismissed. Prosecutors went after the British bank, a number of its affiliates, and…
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WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Oct 18

    The heartbreaking sadness of sexual harassment

    The heartbreaking sadness of sexual harassment
    By Joy P. Waltemath, J.D. Amazon Studios executive Roy Price. Harvey Weinstein. Before that Bill O’Reilly. Roger Ailes. The news is all about sexual harassment allegations in tech, in Hollywood, among the movers and shakers in this…
  • Oct 18

    CA-6 vacates injunction requiring merged airlines to bargain over union proposals under RLA Sec. 6

    CA-6 vacates injunction requiring merged airlines to bargain over union proposals under RLA Sec. 6
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. Finding that a merged airline was arguably justified in its reading of a collective bargaining agreement to permit it to operate two air carriers separately until such time as the parties reached an agreement fully…
  • Oct 18

    Given 25 recent crimes at store, employer may have had duty to protect employee who was shot

    Given 25 recent crimes at store, employer may have had duty to protect employee who was shot
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Denying an employer’s motion for summary judgment on a negligence claim by a convenience store employee who was shot during an attempted robbery, a federal district court in Texas found triable questions on…
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New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 632

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
Rank this Week: 367

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 126

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

Covers business law. By Law Offices of Tony T. Liu.

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

    When a Good Relationship Turn Bad: Suing a Supplier

    When a Good Relationship Turn Bad: Suing a Supplier
    No business is an island. Without trusted suppliers businesses would close shop. What happens when that trust is breached and you’re left holding the bag? If disagreements can’t be worked out and your company is facing or may face…
  • Oct 18

    Trademark Law: You Snooze You May Lose

    Trademark Law: You Snooze You May Lose
    Whether you’re starting a new business, launching a new product or service or just haven’t gotten around to getting trademark protection for your logo, the names of your company or what you provide your customers, acting sooner is…
  • Sep 5

    Keeping Information Confidential While Selling Your Busine

    Keeping Information Confidential While Selling Your Busine
    If you’re trying to sell your business it’s always good news to hear that a party is interested in buying. But what’s the next step? What happens if after the party looks you, your business and your books over, they decide…
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Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

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

    Utah Man Arrested for Exploiting Prostitution

    Utah Man Arrested for Exploiting Prostitution
    A Utah man was arrested for exploiting prostitution during a human trafficking sting over the weekend in Salt Lake County. The Pimp According to a bookings report from the Salt Lake County Jail, 28 year old Roger Dewayne Jessop was arrested…
  • Oct 16

    Increased Alcoholism among Baby Boomer

    Increased Alcoholism among Baby Boomer
    Baby boomers are all nearing the age of retirement if they haven’t already and studies have shown this generation may have an increased chance of alcoholism, especially among women. Increased age, increase alcohol use The National…
  • Oct 11

    Illegal Immigrants Who Are Victims of Crimes Eligible for Temporary Visa

    Illegal Immigrants Who Are Victims of Crimes Eligible for Temporary Visa
    Illegal immigrants who are victims of crime may be eligible for a temporary U Visa in order to help police make an arrest. U Visa Many victims of crimes who are in the country illegally are afraid to come forward during an investigation for…
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Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Quand Google Maps et l'appli RATP sont dans les choux

    Quand Google Maps et l'appli RATP sont dans les choux
    Ce mardi 17 octobre 2017, il est 10h35 quand je consulte Google Maps sur mon smartphone pour aller de l'Etoile au 1 rue d'Astorg dans le 1er arrondissement à Paris. GMaps et RATP peuvent vous mettre en retard si vous les prenez…
  • Oct 10

    Travaux parlementaires : le Sénat met tout en ligne depuis 1958

    Travaux parlementaires : le Sénat met tout en ligne depuis 1958
    Sénat Découverte grâce à la recherche d'une juriste et le signalement d'un collègue documentaliste juridique, la page web en question s'appelle "Documents déposés au Sénat". Voici son…
  • Oct 9

    Travaux parlementaires : le Sénat met (presque) tout en ligne depuis 1958

    Travaux parlementaires : le Sénat met (presque) tout en ligne depuis 1958
    Découverte grâce à la recherche d'une juriste et le signalement d'un collègue documentaliste juridique, la page web en question s'appelle "Documents déposés au Sénat". Voici son adresse en clair…
Rank this Week: 657

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

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

    #The3Llife: Tips from Future Employer

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

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

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

    #The1Llife: Saving Money in Law School

    #The1Llife: Saving Money in Law School
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Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    BLACK TUESDAY

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

    YOUR NEW FEDERAL COURT JUDGE

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

    ROY GONZALEZ HAS PASSED AWAY

    ROY GONZALEZ HAS PASSED AWAY
    There's a new Hawaiian shirt in heaven today. We received some very sad news that long-time Assistant Public Defender Roy Gonzalez, who had retired, has passed away. Below is the obituary that we received from his wife.Roy was a…
Rank this Week: 53

Louisiana Injury Lawyers Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cardone Law Firm.

http://www.louisianainjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 461

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Oct 18

    The Law and Economics of the “Special” Problem of Corporate Philanthropy

    The Law and Economics of the “Special” Problem of Corporate Philanthropy
    I've been kicking around corporate philanthropy with a friend and fellow corporate law academic. For what it's worth, I think I offer a pretty good summary of the state of the law in my book on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Oct 18

    The difference between class actions and derivative suits.

    The difference between class actions and derivative suits.
    A Business Associations student posed this question: Can class actions be either a derivative suit or a direct suit or are they one or the other? They are, of course, quite different. Here's a good... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Oct 16

    The Case for Disallowing the Necessity Defense in Climate Change Case

    The Case for Disallowing the Necessity Defense in Climate Change Case
    I got an email today from an outfit called Kent Com LLC, which states in part that: I've been fascinated by the necessity defense since I read Cannibalism and the Common Law: The Story of the Tragic... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
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CS-SIS

CS-SIS

From the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://cssis.org
  • Oct 18

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Ruth Harrison

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Ruth Harrison
    The Computing-Services Special Interest Section is made up of awesome law librarians doing interesting things.   The CS-SIS Member Spotlight is designed to shine light on our membership so that we can learn more about each other and…
  • Sep 20

    Legal Analytics – Researcher Beware?

    Legal Analytics – Researcher Beware?
    If you have been following legal information news lately, you have probably heard quite a bit about legal analytics – the so-called “MoneyBall” for lawyers.  Litigation outcomes are located, summarized, categorized, and…
  • Sep 11

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Sue Altmeyer

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Sue Altmeyer
    The Computing-Services Special Interest Section is made up of awesome law librarians doing interesting things.   The CS-SIS Member Spotlight is designed to shine light on our membership so that we can learn more about each other and…
Rank this Week: 285