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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
  • Aug 21

    FERC Approves Pre-Filing Process for Port Fourchon LNG Project

    FERC Approves Pre-Filing Process for Port Fourchon LNG Project
    FERC has issued a letter approving Fourchon LNG LLC’s (Fourchon) request to begin the pre-filing environmental review process for its proposed Port Fourchon LNG export terminal project on Belle Pass in Lafourche Parish, La.…
  • Aug 21

    U.S. LNG Arrives in Lithuania

    U.S. LNG Arrives in Lithuania
    Reuters reports that a cargo of LNG from Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La. has reached Lithuania. According to Reuters, the LNG is for clients of a Lithuanian state-owned trader that are located in…
  • Aug 17

    IECA Urges Moratorium on Further Non-FTA LNG Export

    IECA Urges Moratorium on Further Non-FTA LNG Export
    Claiming that exporting LNG is “a manufacturing job destroyer” in the long run, the Industrial Energy Consumers of America (IECA) have sent a letter to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry which “provide[s]…
Rank this Week: 133

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Aug 21

    Will public sector union agency fees survive Gorsuch?

    Will public sector union agency fees survive Gorsuch?
    The Economist reports: The dispute revisits a question the Supreme Court answered 40 years ago in Abood v City of Detroit Board of Education: whether public-sector unions may charge a fee to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Aug 21

    Hal S. Scott makes the case for allowing mandatory arbitration of securities claim

    Hal S. Scott makes the case for allowing mandatory arbitration of securities claim
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  • Aug 21

    How dangerous is passive investing

    How dangerous is passive investing
    Many things that are useful to individuals prove harmful when viewed from a society-wide perspective. Are passively managed indexed mutual funds one? A friend of the blog sent along a link to this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 104

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Aug 21

    Things Lawyers Think Are Tax Deductible That Are Not–Lawyerist.com

    Things Lawyers Think Are Tax Deductible That Are Not–Lawyerist.com
    By Steven Chung When it comes to deducting business expenses from taxable income, the general rule is that the expense is deductible if it is ordinary and necessary in the regular course of business. Because this definition is broad,…
  • Aug 18

    Don’t Take the Bait, Step 6: Watch Out for the W-2 Email Scam

    Don’t Take the Bait, Step 6: Watch Out for the W-2 Email Scam
    The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry urge tax professionals and businesses to beware of a recent increase in email scams targeting employee Forms W-2. The W-2 scam – called a business email compromise or BEC…
  • Aug 16

    Technical Difficulties: What to Do When Gadgets Fail in Court – Technologist

    Technical Difficulties: What to Do When Gadgets Fail in Court – Technologist
    By George Khoury, Esq. on August 16, 2017 6:00 AM There’s no question to it, using technological gadgets during a trial, or even just a hearing or scheduling conference, has made the lawyer’s life increasingly…
Rank this Week: 680

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Motorcyclist Killed in Santa Ana Car Accident

    Motorcyclist Killed in Santa Ana Car Accident
    David Rorex, 34, was killed in a Santa Ana motorcycle accident after an SUV struck him while pulling out of a driveway. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the morning of August 18, 2017 in the 4800…
  • Aug 17

    Man in Wheelchair Killed in Stanton Pedestrian Accident

    Man in Wheelchair Killed in Stanton Pedestrian Accident
    A 64-year-old man in a wheelchair suffered fatal injuries after he was struck while on a sidewalk by a car that was involved in a chain-reaction collision. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred…
  • Aug 14

    Woman Drowns in Boating Accident on the Colorado River

    Woman Drowns in Boating Accident on the Colorado River
    Tasha Turner, 30, drowned in a boating accident as she took a trip with her daughter and boyfriend on the Colorado River. According to a KTLA news report, the three had set out on a 19-foot closed-bow vessel with three other passengers to go…
Rank this Week: 83

FOSS Patents

FOSS Patents

Covers software patent news and issues with a focus on wireless and mobile devices. By Florian Mueller.

http://www.fosspatents.com
Rank this Week: 306

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
  • Aug 21

    A Big Win in Our Battle Against Wildlife Services’ Tax-Funded Killing

    A Big Win in Our Battle Against Wildlife Services’ Tax-Funded Killing
    Superior Court Judge Lydia Villarreal found in favor of a coalition of wildlife protection groups, including the Animal Legal Defense Fund, in its challenge to Monterey County, California’s contract renewal with the U.S. Department of…
  • Aug 15

    Animal Coalition Pledges to Appeal Dismissal of USDA Animal Welfare Blackout Lawsuit

    Animal Coalition Pledges to Appeal Dismissal of USDA Animal Welfare Blackout Lawsuit
    The lawsuit charges that the USDA’s removal of tens of thousands of animal welfare records violates both the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). The post Animal Coalition Pledges to Appeal…
  • Aug 15

    Top 10 Weirdest Animal Laws on the Book

    Top 10 Weirdest Animal Laws on the Book
    The Animal Legal Defense Fund shares the most unusual laws about animals from around the country. The post Top 10 Weirdest Animal Laws on the Books appeared first on Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Rank this Week: 931

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Aug 21

    CUP Reverses Its Decision to Censor China Article

    CUP Reverses Its Decision to Censor China Article
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Here is CUP’s statement: Kudos to CUP for doing the right thing. And kudos to everyone — including Jan Klabbers — who took a public stand against CUP’s capitulation to Chinese…
  • Aug 20

    Open Access for All? Think Again

    Open Access for All? Think Again
    by Jan Klabbers by Jan Klabbers [Jan Klabbers is the Deputy Director of the Erik Castren Institute of International Law and Human Rights.] Almost all governments are almost always engaged in rewriting almost all of the national histories of…
  • Aug 18

    Saudi Arabia Threatens to Shoot Down a Qatari Airways Plane

    Saudi Arabia Threatens to Shoot Down a Qatari Airways Plane
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Saudi-owned TV news network Al Arabiya aired a video simulation yesterday that shows a Saudi Arabian fighter shooting an air-to-air missile at a Qatari Airways plane. Here is the video: That’s bad…
Rank this Week: 55

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

Covers legal research and Internet news & information with an emphasis on Wisconsin. From the University of Wisconsin Law Library and librarian Bonnie Shucha.

http://wisblawg.law.wisc.edu/
  • Aug 21

    Update from 511 Wisconsin to Help You Plan Your Next Trip!

    Update from 511 Wisconsin to Help You Plan Your Next Trip!
    511 Wisconsin is a website with up-to-date information about Wisconsin traffic, travel, road conditions, etc. According to the website, “We’re updating the 511 Wisconsin website with additional features that will help My 511WI…
  • Aug 16

    The Free Law Project’s CourtListener.com Contains Every Free PACER Opinion

    The Free Law Project’s CourtListener.com Contains Every Free PACER Opinion
    The Free Law Project has recently announced that in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Labor and Georgia State University, they have collected every free written order and opinion that is currently available in PACER. New opinions will…
  • Aug 4

    US Supreme Court to Require Electronic Filing

    US Supreme Court to Require Electronic Filing
    Beginning in November, the US Supreme Court will require electronic filing of case documents.  According to a SCOTUS press release, counsel will initially submit filings both in print and electronically.  An exception will be made…
Rank this Week: 337

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 128

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Covers quirky questions in employment law. By Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
Rank this Week: 951

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    How to close online accounts and services when someone die

    How to close online accounts and services when someone die
    Executors, you will thank me for this one. I'm attaching a link to one of the most useful articles I've seen in a long time. It lists in alphabetical order about 180 different digital accounts and plans, with instructions on how to close…
  • Aug 19

    I'm shocked at what my lawyer charged me for estate work - what can I do?

    I'm shocked at what my lawyer charged me for estate work - what can I do?
    Unfortunately, legal services are expensive. This reader wrote to me about his situation in which he was taken surprise by his lawyer's bill. Is the bill reasonable? It depends. Can he do something about it? Probably. Below is his question…
  • Aug 17

    The Law Show: Practical tips and how-tos for executors and beneficiarie

    The Law Show: Practical tips and how-tos for executors and beneficiarie
    This week's (August 17, 2017) episode of The Law Show is online! This week we are talking about several practical tips and how-tos that executors and beneficiaries need to know. The idea behind it is that executors know they are supposed to…
Rank this Week: 240

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Around the IP Blogs!

    Around the IP Blogs!
    This Kitten is delighted to bring you the highlights from some recently published IP blogs.Driving around the Blogs!Marie-Andree Weiss on The 1709 Blog summarizes the motion for judgment on the pleadings filed by the defendants in Solid Oak…
  • Aug 20

    When "mayo" is not manyonnaise, yet still is mayonnnaise: All a matter of the label?

    When "mayo" is not manyonnaise, yet still is mayonnnaise: All a matter of the label?
    When is “mayo” not mayonnaise yet still can be called “mayo”, even when the product has no egg-based ingredient? This Kat was reminded of this question in reading recently that Hampton Creek, Inc., a much ballyhooed,…
  • Aug 18

    Friday fantasie

    Friday fantasie
    I heard IP events?CITMA Autumn Conference -- IP and social media12th October 2017, 10am – 7pmHyatt Regency BirminghamEarn 5 hours’ CPDRegistration has opened, see further details here. UNION-IP September Dinner Meeting -…
Rank this Week: 28

Aviation Law Monitor

Aviation Law Monitor

Provides insight and commentary on aviation accidents and the law. By Danko Meredith.

http://www.aviationlawmonitor.com/
  • Aug 21

    Paramedic's Family Out of Court in Skylife HEMS Crash

    Paramedic's Family Out of Court in Skylife HEMS Crash
    The NTSB hasn't yet issued its report on the fatal Skylife air ambulance crash in December 2015. But a Fresno judge has ruled that regardless of the cause, the family of one of the paramedics on board will not be allowed to sue either the…
  • Jun 29

    Monica RIbbeck Kelly Sued For Malpractice, Leaves The Country

    Monica RIbbeck Kelly Sued For Malpractice, Leaves The Country
     Aviation journalist Christine Negroni reports in Forbes that Monica Ribbeck Kelly, the lawyer who instituted “frivolous” legal proceedings after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, has herself disappeared.  Not…
  • Jun 26

    Discretionary Function Exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act

    Discretionary Function Exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act
    If the United States Government is responsible for an accident, it can be sued just like any other wrongdoer under the Federal Tort Claims Act.  But there's an important exception -- the federal government cannot be sued for bad…
Rank this Week: 814

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Medical Cannabis Physicians: A New Target for State Regulation

    Medical Cannabis Physicians: A New Target for State Regulation
    While there is little question that medical cannabis in Michigan circa 2017 is what Prohibition was in the mid 1930’s, a key to cannabis facilitation is the physician. Lately, the medical professional has become a target for both state…
  • Aug 18

    Driver’s License Restoration: Eligibility Requirement

    Driver’s License Restoration: Eligibility Requirement
    In Michigan, we have some of the most severe laws in our country when it comes to the punishment of drivers that have lost their license. Today will be the first in a series of articles that will discuss the topic of Driver’s License…
  • Aug 16

    Are Child Protective Services Deemed a Government Actor?

    Are Child Protective Services Deemed a Government Actor?
    In Michigan, the issue of protecting children has always been at the forefront of our legal system and this is a theme that spans all of the way from the Michigan Bar Exam to the Michigan Supreme Court. While there is no question that…
Rank this Week: 913

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Delaware Amends Data Breach Notification Law

    Delaware Amends Data Breach Notification Law
    On August 17, 2017, as reported in BNA Privacy Law Watch, Delaware amended its data breach notification law, effective April 14, 2018. The amendments include expansion of the definition of personal information, timing of notification, changes…
  • Aug 21

    Uber Settles FTC Data Privacy and Security Allegation

    Uber Settles FTC Data Privacy and Security Allegation
    On August 15, 2017, the FTC announced that it had reached a settlement with Uber, Inc., over allegations that the ride-sharing company had made deceptive data privacy and security representations to its consumers. Under the terms of the…
  • Aug 18

    FTC Posts Fifth Blog in Its “Stick with Security” Serie

    FTC Posts Fifth Blog in Its “Stick with Security” Serie
    On August 18, 2017, the FTC published the fifth blog post in its "Stick with Security" series, which outlines steps businesses can take to secure sensitive data, including when it is in transit. … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 207

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • Aug 21

    Call for Papers - University of Washington EJ Symposium

    Call for Papers - University of Washington EJ Symposium
    The Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy (WJELP) invites submissions for papers and speakers for a symposium this winter, focused on environmental justice and the law. Submitted papers should center around how the law…
  • Aug 16

    Fifty Shades of Gray Infrastructure: Land Use & the Failure to Create Resilient Cities - Jonathan Rosenbloom

    Fifty Shades of Gray Infrastructure: Land Use & the Failure to Create Resilient Cities - Jonathan Rosenbloom
    Jonathan Rosenbloom, of Drake Law, has posted "Fifty Shades of Gray Infrastructure: Land Use & the Failure to Create Resilient Cities." In the article, Rosenbloom highlights the path dependency of local governments in investing…
  • Jul 12

    A Case Study Mini-Library

    A Case Study Mini-Library
    For years, I, like many other professors, have been using case studies in the classroom. Some of my favorites have come from the Stanford Law School case study series and from Harvard Law School's series of negotiation exercises (I've used...
Rank this Week: 302

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Aug 21

    The robots are taking over, and the legal profession is not immune

    The robots are taking over, and the legal profession is not immune
    Richard Susskind, IT adviser to the Lord Chief Justice, has spent many years looking into the future of the law. In a fascinating podcast paving the way for his new book The Future of the Professions and the updated Tomorrow’s Lawyers,…
  • Aug 20

    The Round-Up: Rights in war, Rights at work, Rights in marriage

    The Round-Up: Rights in war, Rights at work, Rights in marriage
    The mother of a British soldier who was killed in a roadside bomb while on duty in Iraq has received an apology from Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon. Sue Smith’s son, Pte Phillip Hewett, died while travelling on patrol in a lightly…
  • Aug 18

    NHS should consider protein-control treatment for PKU child

    NHS should consider protein-control treatment for PKU child
    SB, R (on the application of NHS England) [2017] EWHC 2000 – read judgment The High Court has quashed a decision by NHS England refusing to fund the drug Kuvan for a young boy who has a condition inhibiting his ability to digest…
Rank this Week: 126

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • Aug 21

    Davila v. Davis & McWilliams v. Dunn - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Davila v. Davis & McWilliams v. Dunn - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    In June 2017, the Supreme Court decided two cases involving habeas corpus petitions filed by state prisoners challenging the validity of their convictions and/or sentences: Davila v. Davis and McWilliams v. Dunn. The petition…
  • Aug 18

    Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On June 5, 2017, the Supreme Court decided Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission. In 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) alleged that Charles Kokesh had violated various securities laws by concealing the…
  • Aug 11

    TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On May 22, 2017, the Supreme Court decided TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC,  a dispute over the proper venue for a patent infringement suit.  Section 1400(b) of the patent venue statute states in relevant part…
Rank this Week: 349

Federal Securities Law Blog

Federal Securities Law Blog

FedSecLaw.com is devoted to highlighting current issues in securities laws, discussing the ramifications of those issues for today’s businesses, and providing bottom-line takeaways for busy owners, managers, and executives. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.fedseclaw.com/
  • Aug 21

    The impact of efforts clauses in transactional document

    The impact of efforts clauses in transactional document
    Most transactional documents include effort clauses as covenants to require a party to perform a certain act or acts to achieve a stated goal. These terms generally include the following: Best efforts Reasonable efforts Commercially…
  • Aug 8

    Retaining key employees in an acquisition

    Retaining key employees in an acquisition
    Imagine identifying an acquisition target that looks great on paper: strong earnings, efficient operations and good workplace environment. But after acquiring the target, a key employee leaves, taking with him or her key customers and…
  • Aug 4

    Learning from Yahoo!’s missteps: Meeting SEC disclosure obligations after a cyber-attack

    Learning from Yahoo!’s missteps: Meeting SEC disclosure obligations after a cyber-attack
    In July 2016, Verizon announced it would buy Yahoo! for an unprecedented $4.83 billion. Several months later, Yahoo! disclosed two massive data breaches that affected 1.5 billion people, threatening to scuttle the agreement. Although Verizon…
Rank this Week: 919

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

Covers land use, environmental, and real estate law in California.

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 705

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    $185 Million California Rumpus over Researcher Raiding

    $185 Million California Rumpus over Researcher Raiding
    To some outside the California scientific and academic community, it might seem like a cat fight replete with allegations of  a "law-of-the-jungle mindset," loyalty oaths, "petty academic politics" and -- literally -- paper clip…
  • Aug 13

    Thinking About Its Demise: California Stem Cell Agency Launches Examination of Alternative

    Thinking About Its Demise: California Stem Cell Agency Launches Examination of Alternative
    California's $3 billion stem cell research agency, which is facing its financial demise in a few short years, has formed a team of its directors to tackle transition planning and examine possible alternatives, including ones that would extend…
  • Aug 9

    Crossing the Two Million Mark: A Dozen Years of Readership on the California Stem Cell Report

    Crossing the Two Million Mark: A Dozen Years of Readership on the California Stem Cell Report
    Google's page view count for the California Stem CellReport as of 11:01 a.m. today The California Stem Cell Report this morning hit a readership milestone -- two million page views.The count was recorded only about 18 months after…
Rank this Week: 393

Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

Covers law practice management, the Internet and technology. By Jim Calloway.

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
Rank this Week: 396

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
Rank this Week: 43

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/
  • Aug 21

    We're Number 10! We're Number ... 10?

    We're Number 10! We're Number ... 10?
    We received a nice (although automatic) email note this morning from SSRN, letting us know that our draft article on Murr v. Wisconsin, Restatement (SCOTUS) of Property: What Happened to Use in Murr v. Wisconsin?, "was recently listed on…
  • Aug 16

    Cal Eminent Domain Report On The Strange "Martins Beach" Decision

    Cal Eminent Domain Report On The Strange "Martins Beach" Decision
    We've been offline lately, hanging out at the ABA Annual Meeting in New York, so haven't had time to post, even though there is a lot to post about. Thankfully, our colleague Brad Kuhn at the California Eminent Domain Report is on the ball,…
  • Aug 11

    Murr v. Wisconsin Sound Bytes From ABA Annual Meeting Program

    Murr v. Wisconsin Sound Bytes From ABA Annual Meeting Program
    Here is the recording of my portion of today's panel on Murr v. Wisconsin at the ABA Annual Meeting in New York. Here are links to some of the materials which our speakers discussed: Murr v. Wisconsin, 137 S. Ct. 1933 (2017) (majority and…
Rank this Week: 144

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

Covers health law and nursing law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
  • Aug 21

    Florida Woman Who Performed Illegal Silicone Injections Sentenced After “Patient’s” Death

    Florida Woman Who Performed Illegal Silicone Injections Sentenced After “Patient’s” Death
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 26, 2017, a Sanford, Florida, woman who performed illegal cosmetic silicone injections was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison.…
  • Jul 27

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 2

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 2
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Our firm is frequently retained to act to obtain the release of individuals erroneously confined and held involuntarily under the Baker Act. We…
  • Jul 20

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 1

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 1
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law At The Health Law Firm, we are frequently consulted by family members of individuals who are erroneously held under Florida’s Baker Act. An…
Rank this Week: 986

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 184

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 21

    The Langel Firm Settled a $69,139 Judgment (Pinpoint Technologies) for $2,000

    The Langel Firm Settled a $69,139 Judgment (Pinpoint Technologies) for $2,000
    Our client walked in with a Notice of Garnishment issued by Marshal Moses for $69,139. The creditor was Pinpoint Technologies, LLC and the current law firm enforcing the judgment for Pinpoint was Stephen Einstein & Associates, P.C. …
  • Aug 8

    Unifund CCR, LLC Case Dismissed for Not Seeking Default Quickly Enough

    Unifund CCR, LLC Case Dismissed for Not Seeking Default Quickly Enough
    We have been seeing an interesting trend lately: debt buyers, without legal justification, moving for entry of a default judgment after the legal deadline. That deadline is one year after a consumer allegedly defaults in answering a…
  • Aug 8

    $36,000 Unifund Garnishment Stopped in its Tracks; Case Discontinued

    $36,000 Unifund Garnishment Stopped in its Tracks; Case Discontinued
    As always, time is of the essence when facing an income execution (garnishment). We needed to respond quickly to the final stages of a garnishment executed by Marshal Ronald Moses. In the underlying case, Unifund CCR, LLC was represented…
Rank this Week: 777

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 21

    Fields on Campaign Speech and Discriminatory Intent

    Fields on Campaign Speech and Discriminatory Intent
    Shawn Fields, University of San Diego School of Law, has published Is it Bad Law to Believe a Politician? Campaign Speech and Discriminatory Intent as San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-297. Here is the abstract. In the forty years...
  • Aug 21

    Hasen on Cheap Speech and What It Has Done To American Democracy @UCILaw

    Hasen on Cheap Speech and What It Has Done To American Democracy @UCILaw
    Richard L. Hasen, University of California, Irvine, School of Law, is publishing Cheap Speech and What It Has Done (to American Democracy) in the First Amendment Law Review. Here is the abstract. In a remarkably prescient article in a 1995...
  • Aug 21

    Miller on Ad-Blocking in German and American Law

    Miller on Ad-Blocking in German and American Law
    Russell Miller, Washington & Lee School of Law, has published Liberation, Not Extortion: The Fate of Internet Ad-Blocking in German and American Law as Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2017-15. Here is the abstract.…
Rank this Week: 37

Law People

Law People

Covers associate development, coaching, culture, management, mentoring and succession. By Ronda Muir.

http://www.lawpeopleblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence

    Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence
    I am pleased to announce that Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence is today (along with the eclipse) available here on the ABA Shop website. This is the first comprehensive guide to understanding and raising emotional…
  • May 31

    The Equine Approach to Emotional intelligence

    The Equine Approach to Emotional intelligence
    Linda Kohanov is one of the pioneers in the area of building emotional intelligence skills through human/equine interaction. Based on the theories she discusses in her numerous bestsellers, her organization Eponaquest offers…
  • Apr 21

    Outsmarting Artificial Intelligence Part 3

    Outsmarting Artificial Intelligence Part 3
    So we realize the depth and breadth of the competition that artificially intelligent technology can pose to our traditional legal practices. We are, after all, not able to access as many sources and certainly not as fast and perhaps not as…
Rank this Week: 891

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Tag-along state UDAP claim leads to $18.5 million fee shift against unsuccessful plaintiff

    Tag-along state UDAP claim leads to $18.5 million fee shift against unsuccessful plaintiff
    Procaps S.A. v. Patheon Inc., No. 12-24356-CIV, 2017 WL 3536917 (S.D. Fla. Aug. 17, 2017)This case stands as a stark reminder that adding a state-law deceptive trade practices claim to a federal claim can have serious consequences—the…
  • Aug 21

    Bad dilution claims are so common that they aren't "exceptional" for fee-shifting, court rule

    Bad dilution claims are so common that they aren't "exceptional" for fee-shifting, court rule
    Parks, LLC v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 2017 WL 3534993, No. 15-cv-00946 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 17, 2017)Tyson sought attorneys’ fees in this Lanham Act case after its summary judgment victory was affirmed by the Third Circuit. The court found that…
  • Aug 21

    reading list: Willis on remedies for consumer fraud

    reading list: Willis on remedies for consumer fraud
    Lauren E. Willis, Performance-Based Remedies: Ordering Firms to Eradicate Their Own Fraud, 80 Law and Contemporary Problems 7-41 (2017)AbstractIn resolving cases of unfair, abusive, and deceptive acts and practices, consumer protection…
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Oregon Law Practice Management

Oregon Law Practice Management

Provides practice management tips for Oregon lawyers. By Beverly Michaelis.

http://oregonlawpracticemanagement.com/
  • Aug 21

    Ready, Set, Change Your Password

    Ready, Set, Change Your Password
    This would be good advice any day of the week!  But whether you follow it or not, you soon won’t have a choice when it comes to the Oregon State Bar and Professional Liability Fund websites. In Case You Missed … Continue…
  • Aug 14

    Preserving Mobile Data in Anticipation of Litigation

    Preserving Mobile Data in Anticipation of Litigation
    In a recent post, eDiscovery expert Craig Ball makes the case for routine preservation of data contained on mobile devices. I concur. The tendency is to dismiss or ignore the degree to which we lean on our smartphones and tablets. ……
  • Aug 7

    Attorney-Client Privilege and Cloud Storage

    Attorney-Client Privilege and Cloud Storage
    Do your clients or their agents use cloud storage for case-related documents?  Do they transmit information using unsecured hyperlinks? If the answer is yes, your client may have waived its claim of privilege to the stored…
Rank this Week: 995

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Welcome Back! Changes at the Moritz Law Library

    Welcome Back! Changes at the Moritz Law Library
    The Moritz Law Library welcomes new and returning students for the fall semester. You may notice a few changes in the library such as: New chairs for the carrels on the third floor, matching the more modern chairs on the main level and…
  • Apr 17

    Summer and Post-Graduation Access to Bloomberg, Lexis, and Westlaw

    Summer and Post-Graduation Access to Bloomberg, Lexis, and Westlaw
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Over the summer months, students at the Moritz College of Law can continue to access their student accounts with the three major legal research platforms (Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and…
  • Apr 3

    Advanced Legal Research Course Offerings for Next Year

    Advanced Legal Research Course Offerings for Next Year
    As you are selecting your courses for the 2017-18 academic year, consider registering for a one-credit Advanced Legal Research course taught by one of the Moritz College of Law’s reference librarians. Each ALR course is focused on a…
Rank this Week: 252

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    Carnival Fantasy Returns to Port Due to Serious Medical Emergency

    Carnival Fantasy Returns to Port Due to Serious Medical Emergency
    Most of the time, when a medical emergency takes place aboard a cruise, a medevac is called in to airlift the passenger to a hospital on land. This allows the cruise to continue as scheduled, while still offering the ailing passenger the…
  • Aug 18

    70-Year-Old Man Airlifted from Grand Princess Off the Coast of Washington State

    70-Year-Old Man Airlifted from Grand Princess Off the Coast of Washington State
    No one ever goes on a cruise expecting to need medevac assistance. However, when a medical condition exceeds what the medical staff aboard a cruise can handle, this is a necessary step. This week, a 70-year-old man required a medevac, as his…
  • Aug 15

    Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018

    Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018
    From the beginning, our firm has been dedicated to delivering superior legal services to our clients. Our motto, ‘Integrity First, ... The post Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018 appeared…
Rank this Week: 197

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 617

The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

Features an appellate practitioner's take on practice and legal developments in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. By Greg May.

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
  • Aug 21

    Mandatory e-filing in the California Supreme Court is imminent – learn the rules!

    Mandatory e-filing in the California Supreme Court is imminent – learn the rules!
    The California Supreme Court adopted voluntary e-filing this summer, but e-filing will become mandatory on September 1, 2017. The court uses the TrueFiling system, which I have found to be rather user-friendly.…
  • Aug 21

    How flexible is that midnight electronic filing deadline in federal court?

    How flexible is that midnight electronic filing deadline in federal court?
    When I was a young lawyer, my mentor told me, “Practice law as if the rules will always be strictly enforced against you but will never be strictly enforced against the adverse party.” Wise words. Last week I posted about a…
  • Aug 15

    Should a respondent always move to strike a defective appellant’s opening brief?

    Should a respondent always move to strike a defective appellant’s opening brief?
    A brief must “[s]tate each point under a separate heading or subheading summarizing the point, and support each point by argument and, if possible, by citation of authority.” (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.204(a)(1)(B).) A party may…
Rank this Week: 904

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Aug 21

    Recalling the Forgotten Provision of the ‘Grand Bargain’

    Recalling the Forgotten Provision of the ‘Grand Bargain’
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The Oklahoma and Florida supreme courts both overturned anti-worker changes to their state workers’ compensation laws based in whole or in part on…
  • Aug 17

    Union-Backed Group Pushes for Better Security at Wal-Mart

    Union-Backed Group Pushes for Better Security at Wal-Mart
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Recently, a Wal-Mart employee in Norfolk, Nebraska, was cut on the wrist by an intoxicated customer at 2:45 a.m. Unfortunately, these types of incidents are…
  • Aug 14

    NYTimes: Lower Back Ache? Be Active and Wait It Out, New Guidelines Say

    NYTimes: Lower Back Ache? Be Active and Wait It Out, New Guidelines Say
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Wright. Dr. James Weinstein, a back pain specialist and chief executive of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System, has some advice for most people with lower back pain: Take two…
Rank this Week: 917

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    How will courts and hearing officers interpret Endrew F? #FAPE ------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
  • Aug 20

    Sometimes My Job Is Pretty Cool #WhereIsJG?

    Sometimes My Job Is Pretty Cool #WhereIsJG?
    ------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
  • Aug 18

    Charlottesville, White Supremacy and Kids With Disabilities #Enough Already

    Charlottesville, White Supremacy and Kids With Disabilities #Enough Already
    Earlier this year we ran a post asking whether special education was in trouble? Perhaps this week it would be better to ask- Is America in trouble?White supremacists and nazis marched on Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend. They carried…
Rank this Week: 433

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

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

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 229

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Aug 21

    State Government and Ethics News Will Return!

    State Government and Ethics News Will Return!
    We’re taking a short break. Don’t worry, all your state government and ethics news from LobbyComply Will Return! Thank you Continued on Next Page
  • Aug 18

    Oklahoma Governor Considering Special Legislative Session

    Oklahoma Governor Considering Special Legislative Session
    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin wants a special legislative session to address a budget shortfall caused by a recent Oklahoma Supreme Continued on Next Page
  • Aug 18

    New FINRA Pay-to-Play Rules Effective August 20

    New FINRA Pay-to-Play Rules Effective August 20
    On August 20, new pay-to-play regulations of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) take effect. FINRA Rule 2030 restricts contributions Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 769

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Ford Analysi

    Ford Analysi
    Since I promised and because it is important, here is my more detailed analysis of the Court of International Trade decision in Ford Motor Co. v. United States, Slip Op. 17-102.The background is pretty well known at this point; here is the…
  • Aug 14

    Chew on Thi

    Chew on Thi
    The important legal and possibly philosophical question to be answered in Mondelez Global LLC v. United States is whether the unflavored, and largely chemical, base for chewing gum is classified in HTSUS Heading 2106 as a food preparation or…
  • Aug 12

    XYZ and Lever Protection (Part 2)

    XYZ and Lever Protection (Part 2)
    This is a discussion of the jurisdictional merits of XYZ Corporation v. United States. If you are not up on the ins and outs of parallel (or "gray market") imports, read Part 1 of this post.Remember what is happening here: Plaintiff, going by…
Rank this Week: 651

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

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

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

    Coal’s Dismal Future

    Coal’s Dismal Future
    Earlier in August, the governor of West Virginia asked Trump for a billion-dollar bailout of the Eastern coal industry. Under his plan, the federal government would pay power companies $15 per ton to use Appalachian coal. That’s a sign…
  • Aug 18

    Public Lands Watch: Repeal of Interior valuation rule

    Public Lands Watch: Repeal of Interior valuation rule
    The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONNR) of the Interior Department published a final rule in the Federal Register earlier this week on August 7th, 2017, that the Department is repealing the “Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and…
  • Aug 16

    Continuing Efforts to Put a Price on Carbon

    Continuing Efforts to Put a Price on Carbon
    The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) operates the state’s electric grid and conducts wholesale power markets. The New York Department of Public Service regulates the state’s investor-owned electricity providers.…
Rank this Week: 247

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 717

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Aug 21

    Abnormal Use and The Eclipse

    Abnormal Use and The Eclipse
    As everyone on the continent knows, today is the day of the total solar eclipse. As you may recall, we here at Abnormal Use and Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A. maintain four offices in the Carolinas, three of which will be in the path of…
  • Apr 17

    Dogs: Man’s Best Friend Or Unreasonably Dangerous Product?

    Dogs: Man’s Best Friend Or Unreasonably Dangerous Product?
    According to a report from the Clinton Herald, a lawsuit has been filed against the Clinton (Iowa) Humane Society after a dog adopted from the agency bit a 15-month old child. The dog, which was possibly a pitbull-mix, was…
  • Apr 14

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    As you might know, we here at Abnormal Use occasionally plan CLE programs for organizations of which we are members. Our editor, Jim Dedman, serves as the vice-chair of the Mecklenburg County Bar’s Civil Litigation Section. As such,…
Rank this Week: 474

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

http://www.nybusinessdivorce.com/
  • Aug 21

    Does Your LLC Agreement Have a Purposeless Purpose Clause?

    Does Your LLC Agreement Have a Purposeless Purpose Clause?
    Did the Appellate Division, Second Department, throw us a curve ball in its decision last week in Mace v. Tunick, reinstating an LLC dissolution complaint based on its finding that the operating agreement's purpose clause, authorizing the LLC…
  • Aug 14

    And the Award For Most Oppressive Conduct By a Majority Shareholder Goes to . . .

    And the Award For Most Oppressive Conduct By a Majority Shareholder Goes to . . .
    Minority shareholder oppression on steroids is one way to describe what happened in Matter of Twin Bay Village, Inc., in which an upstate appellate panel recently affirmed an order dissolving the corporation and setting aside a stock issuance…
  • Aug 7

    Navigating Rocky Shoals and Safe Harbors When Board Members Fix Their Own Compensation

    Navigating Rocky Shoals and Safe Harbors When Board Members Fix Their Own Compensation
    This week's New York Business Divorce features a recent decision in which the court addressed novel issues -- and found guidance in Delaware case law -- in a shareholder derivative action challenging compensation packages given to…
Rank this Week: 643

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Aug 21

    Jotwell 2017 Summer Break

    Jotwell 2017 Summer Break
    Jotwell is taking a short summer break. Posting will resume on Monday, September 4. However, even while we’re on break, we’ll be accepting submissions, editing them, and doing a lot of work under the hood. We have tentatively…
  • Aug 18

    The Real World

    The Real World
    Karen Bradshaw, Settling for Natural Resource Damages, 40 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 211 (2016). James W. Coleman, How Cheap Is Corporate Talk? Comparing Companies’ Comments on Regulations with Their Securities Disclosures, 40 Harv. Envtl.…
  • Aug 17

    Democracy Unchained

    Democracy Unchained
    K. Sabeel Rahman, Private Power, Public Values: Regulating Social Infrastructure in a Changing Economy, 39 Cardozo L. Rev. 5 (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Frank Pasquale In the mid-2000s, digital activists spearheaded the…
Rank this Week: 261