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Health Care Update

Health Care Update

Provides health care regulatory, legislative, enforcement, legal, and management updates. From Solution Law Press.

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 715

Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 15

    2017 Canadian Elder Law Conference

    2017 Canadian Elder Law Conference
    I have the privilege of speaking at this year's Canadian Elder Law Conference at the Pan Pacific Hotel, in Vancouver, B.C. The 2017 Conference will be held on Thursday, November 2, and Friday, November 3.I will be on a panel with Sara…
  • Oct 7

    B.C. Supreme Court Rules Committee Inviting Comments on Proposed Changes to Probate Rule

    B.C. Supreme Court Rules Committee Inviting Comments on Proposed Changes to Probate Rule
    The Attorney General’s B.C. Supreme Court Rules Committee is requesting comments on proposed changes to the probate rules. You can read the proposed changes here.A couple of the proposed changes caught my eye. One proposed changes to…
  • Sep 10

    Undue Influence by Inducing False Beliefs: Re: Patterson Estate

    Undue Influence by Inducing False Beliefs: Re: Patterson Estate
    Undue influence usually implies coercion. Someone may challenge a will or a benefit in a will on the basis that another procured the will or benefit by applying pressure to the will maker. The pressure may be overt threats of violence, or…
Rank this Week: 429

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Oct 15

    On the Meaning of “War”

    On the Meaning of “War”
    Many insurance policies contain a war exclusion precluding coverage for loss caused by war. But in world where violent conflicts involve a wide variety of different groups and parties, what exactly constitutes “war”? In a recent…
  • Oct 11

    D&O Insurance Coverage and the Rise of Appraisal Litigation

    D&O Insurance Coverage and the Rise of Appraisal Litigation
    As I have detailed on this blog (most recently here), due to two Delaware court decisions — the Delaware Supreme Court’s 2015 decision in Corwin v. KKR Financial Holdings LLC  (here) and the Delaware Chancery…
  • Oct 9

    Supreme Court Docket: Is the Leidos Case a “Nothing Burger”?

    Supreme Court Docket: Is the Leidos Case a “Nothing Burger”?
    In a post earlier this month, I summarized the three securities law cases that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear its current term. Among the three cases on the Court’s docket is Leidos, Inc. v. Indiana Public Retirement System. As…
Rank this Week: 140

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Oct 15

    Rosenfeld on SEC Enforcement

    Rosenfeld on SEC Enforcement
    David Rosenfeld has posted Admissions in SEC Enforcement Cases: The Revolution That Wasn't on SSRN with the following abstract: In 2013, the SEC departed from its long-standing policy of settling enforcement matters on a no-admit/no-deny…
  • Oct 15

    Anderson on Insider Trading

    Anderson on Insider Trading
    John P. Anderson has posted Insider Trading and the Myth of Market Confidence on SSRN with the following abstract: Promoting public confidence in securities markets is a policy goal that is frequently cited by commentators, Congress, the…
  • Oct 15

    New Securities Law Articles in Print

    New Securities Law Articles in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Ryan H. Gilinson, Note, Clicks and Tricks: How Computer Hackers Avoid 10b-5 Liability, 82 Brook. L. Rev. 1305 (2017). Allan Horwich, The…
Rank this Week: 94

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Covers green building trends and regulations for the construction, design and insurance industries. By Chris Cheatham.

http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/
  • Oct 15

    Rhode Island goes for LEED for Neighborhood Development and SITES

    Rhode Island goes for LEED for Neighborhood Development and SITES
    The State of Rhode Island is expanding its longstanding Green Buildings Act adding built landscapes to the list of public projects that must be built to recognized green building standards. Rhode Island has since 2008 mandated the public…
  • Oct 1

    50 Shades of Green in Montgomery County

    50 Shades of Green in Montgomery County
    Green building will remain mandatory for new construction in Montgomery County, Maryland and effective December 1, 2017, the International Green Construction Code 2012 will be a permitted alternative. Montgomery County was among the first…
  • Sep 24

    The Second Best Way to Mitigate Your Risk in Green Building

    The Second Best Way to Mitigate Your Risk in Green Building
    The best way to mitigate risk in your green building project are properly drafted contract documents prepared by this law firm or by another attorney with green building experience. That may sound self serving, but it is true. As I posted in…
Rank this Week: 765

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 15

    Bashing civilian review, crappy counsel in death penalty appeals, and other storie

    Bashing civilian review, crappy counsel in death penalty appeals, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends that merit Grits readers' attention:Civilian review in Austin brings no reformSee a report that the missus prepared for the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition detailing recommendations by Austin's civilian…
  • Oct 14

    Police union criticisms warranted, but suggestions off base

    Police union criticisms warranted, but suggestions off base
    While Grits remains sympathetic to activists like Paul Butler who're frustrated at the ability of police unions like the Federation of Police to thwart accountability reforms, I don't find his proposed solutions particularly viable…
  • Oct 14

    How's the weather?

    How's the weather?
    Two recent weather related stories deserve Grits readers attention: The Marshall Project this week offered excellent coverage of Texas' prison heat litigation in a joint project with the Weather Channel, while The Nation covered the issue of…
Rank this Week: 46

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 402

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 269

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Oct 15

    Student Loans and the Elderly: How to Stop Student Loan Collectors and Social Security Garnishment

    Student Loans and the Elderly: How to Stop Student Loan Collectors and Social Security Garnishment
    An increasing number of our senior citizens are faced with the same problems faced by many of our young adults: student loans. A recent PBS story, “More older Americans than ever are struggling with student debt,” highlights…
  • Sep 6

    Yes You Can Refile Your Chapter 13 Case, But Should You?

    Yes You Can Refile Your Chapter 13 Case, But Should You?
    If you are facing a foreclosure, vehicle repossession, wage garnishment or other financial crisis, Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be a great tool to stop the chaos.  As the type of bankruptcy that includes a repayment plan, Chapter 13 can…
  • Jun 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
Rank this Week: 78

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Oct 15

    Girl Dies After Falling on Carnival Glory

    Girl Dies After Falling on Carnival Glory
    A 8 year-old girl died Saturday morning after falling from a deck in an interior atrium to a lower deck on the Carnival Glory.  A representative of Miami Fire-Rescue Department said the child fell "about two stories" inside the Carnival…
  • Oct 12

    Port Authority of Jamaica to Dredge Port of Falmouth, Again

    Port Authority of Jamaica to Dredge Port of Falmouth, Again
    The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) intends to again dredge the port of Falmouth in order to extend the Falmouth cruise ship pier, according to the Jamaica Gleaner. A PAJ representative stated that the new project will permit the…
  • Oct 5

    99,900 Reasons for P&O Ferries to Install CCTV Camera

    99,900 Reasons for P&O Ferries to Install CCTV Camera
    It was a dark night four and one-half years ago when 30 year-old Richard Fearnside disappeared from P&O Ferries' Pride of Kent ferry as it was sailing from Calais back to Dover. His girlfriend said that he was going to the top deck to…
Rank this Week: 122

e-Lessons Learned

e-Lessons Learned

Covers e-discovery issues by focusing on mistakes made by counsel, employers and employees.

http://ellblog.com
  • Oct 15

    How Far Does a Party’s Legal Obligation to Produce Extend?

    How Far Does a Party’s Legal Obligation to Produce Extend?
    Author: Markiana Julceus   Case Citation: Jackson v. E-Z-Go Div. of Textron, Inc., No. 3:12-CV-154-TBR, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 146951 (W.D. Ky. Oct. 21, 2016)   Employee/Personnel/Employer…
  • Sep 15

    A Tale of Two Motions to Compel: The Need to Read the Rule

    A Tale of Two Motions to Compel: The Need to Read the Rule
    Author: Brendan Johnson   Case Citation: Pyle v. Selective Ins. Co. of Am., No. 2:16-cv-335, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 140789 (W.D. Pa. Sep. 30, 2016). See attached PDF.   Employer/Employee Implicated: No Employees…
  • Aug 15

    What Happens When an Employee Goes on an E-mail Deleting Spree?

    What Happens When an Employee Goes on an E-mail Deleting Spree?
     Author: E-Discovery Guru Case Citation: Orchestratehr v. Trombetta, 178 F.Supp.3d 476 (N.D.Tex. 2016) Employee Implicated: Employee eLesson Learned: Failure to prove that e-mails pertaining to a discovery request were deleted in bad…
Rank this Week: 965

Christopher Earley Blog

Christopher Earley Blog

Covers Massachusetts motor vehicle accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, slips and falls, dog bites and other accidents.

https://chrisearley.com/blog/
  • Oct 15

    Don’t Sign The Form 105 If You Are Receiving Massachusetts Workers Compensation Benefit

    Don’t Sign The Form 105 If You Are Receiving Massachusetts Workers Compensation Benefit
    If you were injured in a workers compensation accident in Massachusetts there are certain things to do, and not to Read More... The post Don’t Sign The Form 105 If You Are Receiving Massachusetts Workers Compensation Benefits…
  • Oct 12

    Massachusetts Dog Bite Law

    Massachusetts Dog Bite Law
    It is harrowing how many people are injured by dogs each year.  These injuries can include scarring, disfigurement, puncture wounds, psychological Read More... The post Massachusetts Dog Bite Law appeared first on Christopher…
  • Oct 11

    Should You Hire An Attorney For a Massachusetts Workers Compensation Case?

    Should You Hire An Attorney For a Massachusetts Workers Compensation Case?
    Many people injured at work in Massachusetts decide to handle their Massachusetts workers compensation case on their own.  With very Read More... The post Should You Hire An Attorney For a Massachusetts Workers Compensation Case?…
Rank this Week: 720

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 218

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 14

    Former Evanston Township High School Drama Teacher Accused of Sexually Abusing Student

    Former Evanston Township High School Drama Teacher Accused of Sexually Abusing Student
    A former high school drama teacher who worked for Evanston Township High School has been accused of sexual misconduct by several of his former students. Those accusing the man of wrongdoing state that the incidents occurred in the late 1980s…
  • Aug 7

    Factory Workers Face Serious Risks of Workplace Accident

    Factory Workers Face Serious Risks of Workplace Accident
    It is not uncommon for employees to become injured while on the job. An injury or illness is considered work-related if an event or exposure in the work place caused or contributed to the resulting condition or aggravated a pre-existing…
  • Jun 17

    Uber Accidents Keep Happening in Chicago. What You Need to Know If One Happens to You.

    Uber Accidents Keep Happening in Chicago. What You Need to Know If One Happens to You.
    Rideshare operations such as Uber and Lyft have become extremely popular in Chicago and other cities throughout the United States–and it is easy to see why. Ordering a ride through your smartphone is faster, easier, and often less…
Rank this Week: 565

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Oct 14

    What you think, what you know, and what you can prove

    What you think, what you know, and what you can prove
    One goes into a hearing or trial trying to establish various facts that will hopefully lead the court to rule in the desired manner. However the court is looking for “proof” of these facts. Merely alleging these facts exist is…
  • Oct 5

    Getting arbitration awards turned into court orders (or preventing it from happening)

    Getting arbitration awards turned into court orders (or preventing it from happening)
    Many of my colleagues are turning to arbitration to resolve family law disputes. Few seem aware that an arbitrator’s award does not automatically become a valid court order. South Carolina’s Uniform Arbitration Act, Title 15,…
  • Sep 20

    Building better restraining order

    Building better restraining order
    A few weeks ago I blogged about what I considered ill-conceived child custody restraining orders. These restraints criminalized behavior that, while not ideal, are hardly incarceration worthy (e.g., no vulgarity around the children),…
Rank this Week: 665

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

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

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Oct 14

    The Rise of Legal Operation

    The Rise of Legal Operation
    One of my old jokes I used to use arose out of lawyer questions about "AFAs." Lawyers would ask, How can you tell if an AFA will be successful? My answer: I have caller ID. The point being that success came with lawyers willing to focus on…
  • Oct 13

    Being a lawyer and sharing on social media

    Being a lawyer and sharing on social media
    Sharing, clothes and looking the part of a lawyer by @Lihsa I love social media. It’s a fascinating look into the minds of 2 billion people. Admittedly, it can, at times, get pretty ugly in there. But then there are places of…
  • Oct 9

    Give Me Some Change

    Give Me Some Change
    Photo by Danielle MacInnes  Of late, Casey has been posting some excellent material on the high BS factor of law firm marketing. This plus an event I participated in on Friday in NY spurred me on to write a post. However, don't…
Rank this Week: 106

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Covers South Carolina personal injury and criminnal law news.

http://www.rjrlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 14

    MADD SC DUI Study | SC Criminal DUI Attorney

    MADD SC DUI Study | SC Criminal DUI Attorney
    While a new MADD SC DUI study supposedly shows conviction rates are too low, is this really news? Rather than look at each case individually, MADD seems to promote only those figures that helps its cause. However, what about the…
  • Sep 2

    Ambiguous Terms in Insurance Policies | SC Accident Lawyer

    Ambiguous Terms in Insurance Policies | SC Accident Lawyer
    Without a doubt, insurance policies are hard to read. After all, who writes this way. Furthermore, they are even harder to understand without a law degree. As a result, oftentimes they are filled with ambiguous terms. Whether that ambiguity…
  • Jul 8

    Pothole Motorcycle Accident | SC Motorcycle Attorney

    Pothole Motorcycle Accident | SC Motorcycle Attorney
    Because pothole motorcycle accident remains a serious risk for motorcyclists, we explore how to avoid them here. However, bikers cannot always see them until it’s too late. Unlike a car where only physical damage occurs, potholes can…
Rank this Week: 648

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Oct 14

    Two CAAF cases to watch

    Two CAAF cases to watch
    On 12 October 2017, the CAAF granted petitions worthy of watching: No. 17-0556/AR. U.S. v. Joseph R. Armstrong. CCA 20150424. On consideration of the petition for grant of review of the decision of the United States Army Court…
  • Oct 11

    Judge Kopf ruminates on Brady and Giglio — Worth-The-Read

    Judge Kopf ruminates on Brady and Giglio — Worth-The-Read
    At SimpleJustice blog (a blog worth following) there is a piece about Judge Kopf and a tweet which leads to a discussion of a prosecutors obligation to provide discovery to the defense. Let me start with some basics and two cases…
  • Oct 9

    Sentencing

    Sentencing
    It is common to obtain character and rehabilitation letters for a service-member at trial.  There is an art to getting and using good letters. Rule 1, don’t have a letter (or testimony) in which the writer impeaches the…
Rank this Week: 476

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Oct 14

    Ninth Circuit refuses habeas relief from death sentence affirmed by Supreme Court

    Ninth Circuit refuses habeas relief from death sentence affirmed by Supreme Court
    Twenty-two years ago, the Supreme Court unanimously affirmed Ricardo Sanders’ death sentence.  (People v. Sanders (1995) 11 Cal.4th 475.)  A few months later, the court summarily denied his state habeas corpus petition. …
  • Oct 13

    Summary of October 11, 2017 conference report for civil case

    Summary of October 11, 2017 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on October 11, 2017. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been granted, (2)…
  • Oct 13

    Governor signs Liu-inspired juvenile Miranda bill

    Governor signs Liu-inspired juvenile Miranda bill
    Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 395, which will generally require that minors under 16 consult with an attorney before a custodial interrogation.  The legislation was inspired, at least in part, by Justice Goodwin…
Rank this Week: 794

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 14

    2018 Social Security Changes - COLA Increase

    2018 Social Security Changes - COLA Increase
    The Social Security Administration has announced based on the increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI-W) from the third quarter of 2016 through the third quarter of 2017, Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries…
  • Oct 8

    NASI Study: Employers & Employees Lose With Workers" Compensation

    NASI Study: Employers & Employees Lose With Workers" Compensation
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Workers’ compensation employer costs as a share of payroll declined in 2015, reversing a four-year trend, and benefits as a share of payroll fell for the fourth straight year, according to a new report from the…
  • Oct 5

    Some Surprising 2016 SSA-DIB Statistic

    Some Surprising 2016 SSA-DIB Statistic
    Highlights Size and Scope of the Social Security Disability Program Disability bene ts were paid to almost 10.2 million people. Awards to disabled workers (706,448) accounted for 88 percent of…
Rank this Week: 311

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injuries to minors, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse & neglect, premises liability, products liability, and wrongful death. By Kaplan Law, LLC.

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 14

    Portland Man Acknowledges Drinking, Driving and Drag Racing in Fatal Crash

    Portland Man Acknowledges Drinking, Driving and Drag Racing in Fatal Crash
    From his hospital bed a Portland man gave a statement to police this week in which he acknowledged drinking, drag racing and a fatal crash that killed a cyclist in Gresham, according to The Oregonian. The man “told police he had two…
  • Sep 30

    Oregon Bike Accidents and the Challenge of Infrastructure

    Oregon Bike Accidents and the Challenge of Infrastructure
    On Thursday evening, according to Bike Portland, “a quarter-mile of Portlanders lined Southwest Naito Parkway’s temporary protected bike lane” as a form of protest at plans for its removal. The temporary lane is scheduled to…
  • Sep 24

    Tougher Oregon Distracted Driving Law Comes Into force Next Week

    Tougher Oregon Distracted Driving Law Comes Into force Next Week
    Over the years public awareness of the seriousness of distracted driving has only grown. In the same vein, our legal system’s efforts to address the problem have matured, reflecting both changes in communications technology and a better…
Rank this Week: 895

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 13

    Indonesia’s Contradictory Death Penalty Rhetoric

    Indonesia’s Contradictory Death Penalty Rhetoric
    Source: Human Rights Watch (11 October 2017)https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/10/11/indonesias-contradictory-death-penalty-rhetoricIndonesia’s government on Tuesday marked World Day Against the Death Penalty by issuing a self-serving and…
  • Oct 13

    8 Years Since Last Thai Execution, Future of Death Penalty Uncertain

    8 Years Since Last Thai Execution, Future of Death Penalty Uncertain
    Source: Khaosod English (12 October 2017)http://www.khaosodenglish.com/politics/2017/10/12/8-years-last-execution-abolition-still-not-guaranteed/BANGKOK — Those campaigning for the abolition of the death penalty may take solace in the…
  • Oct 12

    Amnesty: Singapore's death penalty reform flawed

    Amnesty: Singapore's death penalty reform flawed
    Source: The Star Online (11 October 2017)http://www.thestar.com.my/news/regional/2017/10/11/singapores-death-penalty-reform-flawed-amnesty/Singapore (AFP) - Singapore's reforms to its use of the death penalty are flawed, with some low-level…
Rank this Week: 846

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Hearings – Never call a Witne

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Hearings – Never call a Witne
    The goal of every Michigan driver’s license restoration or clearance appeal is, of course, to win. Let’s skip over all the fluff and not mince words here, so we can be clear: the bottom line is that when you hire a lawyer, you…
  • Oct 9

    1st Offense DUI in Michigan – Never been in Trouble Before

    1st Offense DUI in Michigan – Never been in Trouble Before
    Most of the DUI cases that go through the courthouses all over the country are 1st offense cases. In fact, OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) 1st offense is one of, if not THE most common charge seen just about everywhere, and certainly here,…
  • Oct 6

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Hearings – Never do Video

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Hearings – Never do Video
    In my practice as a Michigan driver’s license restoration lawyer, I conduct a lot of appeal hearings, and every last one of them is done live and in-person, in the same room with a Michigan Secretary of State Administrative Hearing…
Rank this Week: 381

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
  • Oct 13

    Ongoing Debate Over Scope Of Workplace Bias Law

    Ongoing Debate Over Scope Of Workplace Bias Law
    Seyfarth Synopsis: On October 5, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued an agency memorandum stating that the language contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, “does not prohibit discrimination based on gender…
  • Oct 6

    FY 2017 Litigation Scorecard For The EEOC – What Employer’s Should Know

    FY 2017 Litigation Scorecard For The EEOC – What Employer’s Should Know
    Seyfarth Synopsis: With the EEOC’s Fiscal Year ending on September 30, 2017, loyal blog readers know that our firm has been busy analyzing the major trends of FY 2017 on the EEOC litigation front. In this video, Jerry Maatman of…
  • Sep 30

    Tick, Tock….The EEOC Runs Out The Clock – Fiscal Year 2017 Marks A Last Minute Return To Frantic Filing

    Tick, Tock….The EEOC Runs Out The Clock – Fiscal Year 2017 Marks A Last Minute Return To Frantic Filing
    By Matthew J. Gagnon, Christopher J. DeGroff, and Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. Seyfarth Synopsis: With uncertain times and profound changes anticipated for the EEOC, employers anxiously await what enforcement litigation the EEOC has…
Rank this Week: 540

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

Covers legal issues for photographers. By Carolyn E. Wright.

http://www.photoattorney.com
Rank this Week: 339

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    The Defend Trade Secrets Act at Year One

    The Defend Trade Secrets Act at Year One
    By Jessica Engler This article originally appeared in the Fall 2017 edition of DRI’s In-House Defense Quarterly On March 11th of this year, the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) celebrated the one-year anniversary of its enactment. …
  • Sep 29

    President Trump Grants Ten Day Waiver of the Jones Act for Puerto Rico

    President Trump Grants Ten Day Waiver of the Jones Act for Puerto Rico
    By Daniel Stanton On September 28, 2017, President Trump granted a ten day waiver of the Jones Act for the island of Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, in an effort to facilitate the island’s recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. …
  • Sep 28

    Contractors are not Subject to Criminal Charges for Violations of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act

    Contractors are not Subject to Criminal Charges for Violations of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act
    By Michael J. O’Brien Yesterday, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals released its decision in USA v. Don Moss, et al., 2017 WL 4273427 (5th Cir. 2017) affirming the Eastern District’s ruling that oilfield contractors cannot be…
Rank this Week: 691

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Oct 13

    TWiL 403: Flying Car Law And Tuna Free Toy

    TWiL 403: Flying Car Law And Tuna Free Toy
    A Bumblebee is a Bumblebee. The Russians, always the Russians - now on Pokemon-Go. Join Bebe Cheuh, Mike Keyes, Denise Howell, and Matthew Curtis as they discuss the intersection of technology and law (and goats). Hosts: Denise Howell, J.…
  • Oct 6

    TWiL 402: Google Wants A Spanking

    TWiL 402: Google Wants A Spanking
    The FBI doesn't have to give details on the iPhone hacking tool used in the San Bernadino case, six-strikes piracy scheme still gives out warnings, copyright, and privacy with Google Clips, sued for retweeting, and more! Hosts: Denise…
  • Sep 29

    TWiL 401: Waymo Buck

    TWiL 401: Waymo Buck
    Is Velcro stuck with a generic name? Free speech DMCA? Is CBS inviting pirating? Join Bill Donahue, Denise Howell, and Matthew Curtis discuss the intersection of technology and law. Should we DMCA that fake news? Taylor Swift is being sued…
Rank this Week: 277

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Law Firm Intake: How to Close the Deal with a Prospect

    Law Firm Intake: How to Close the Deal with a Prospect
    One of the primary reasons that a company or person hires an attorney is to alleviate some type of “pain”. They may use words like “challenges”, “problems”, or “obstacles”, but all of the words…
  • Oct 9

    5 Tips to Master Content Marketing for Law Firm

    5 Tips to Master Content Marketing for Law Firm
    Google has made it increasingly difficult to rank high in search without putting a lot of quality content online — on your website, blog and social media pages.  If you want to rank well on Google, which allows you to generate more…
  • Oct 5

    How to Rev Up Your Law Firm’s Revenues in 2 Day

    How to Rev Up Your Law Firm’s Revenues in 2 Day
    Is your law firm’s bottom line exceedingly slow to grow? Are you having problems getting new clients? Are your profits shrinking? Are you spending too much time on administration rather than on building your business? Then consider…
Rank this Week: 366

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Oct 13

    California Fire Victims Have Extension Until January 31, 2018

    California Fire Victims Have Extension Until January 31, 2018
    The IRS announced today that California wildfire victims have until January 31, 2018 to file various tax returns (including tax returns on extension due this coming Monday, October 16th). California’s Franchise Tax Board (the state…
  • Oct 8

    Dead Men Tell No Tales, Even When They’re Supposed To

    Dead Men Tell No Tales, Even When They’re Supposed To
    For tax practitioners, the IRS’s e-Services suite of applications is extraordinarily useful. When a client give us the appropriate authorization we’re able to pull transcripts from the IRS’s computer system. This helps us…
  • Oct 2

    Can a Tunnel Bridge Agent be a Professional Gambler, Too?

    Can a Tunnel Bridge Agent be a Professional Gambler, Too?
    The Tax Court looked at whether someone who worked full time as a Tunnel Bridge Agent could also be a professional gambler. There is a lot in the decision, including some things that I believe the Court gets wrong. The opinion first describes…
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Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Oct 13

    Darby Dickerson Wins the 2018 AALS Section Award for Her Significant Lifetime Contributions to Legal Research and Writing

    Darby Dickerson Wins the 2018 AALS Section Award for Her Significant Lifetime Contributions to Legal Research and Writing
    Darby Dickerson, Dean of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section Award from the Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research. This…
  • Sep 29

    Registration Open for the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teacher

    Registration Open for the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teacher
    Here's a reminder that registration is now open for the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers Annual Conference. The Conference will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 8:30-4:30, at the University of Connecticut School of…
  • Sep 27

    Suzanne Ehrenberg has Died

    Suzanne Ehrenberg has Died
    We share today the sad news of the passing of Suzanne Ehrenberg, a Professor of Legal Research and Writing q5 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Professor Ehrenberg received her B.A. (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Williams College…
Rank this Week: 149

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Oct 13

    What Medical Malpractice Crisis?

    What Medical Malpractice Crisis?
    “We’re not in a crisis. We’re definitely not in a crisis.” An annual survey by Medical Liability Monitor (MLM) found that medical malpractice premiums rates have fallen 1.1%, the 10th consecutive year of lower rates in…
  • Oct 2

    Pain Medication Stolen from Patients at Pittsburgh Hospital

    Pain Medication Stolen from Patients at Pittsburgh Hospital
    A pharmacy technician at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pittsburgh has been accused of switching pain pills out for anti-nausea and thyroid pills, affecting close to 360 patients over 4 months. Those affected included amputees,…
  • Aug 11

    Why Are Insurers Requiring Consumers to Take Brand Name Drugs at a Higher Cost Than Generics?

    Why Are Insurers Requiring Consumers to Take Brand Name Drugs at a Higher Cost Than Generics?
    In collaboration with the New York Times, ProPublica authored a multi-part series on the falling cost of generic drugs and insurance. One article sought to answer what politicians and many consumers have been asking lately: If generics are…
Rank this Week: 362

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm.

http://www.reyeslaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 13

    “I Had [a] Severe Brain Injury. And basically, They Said I Was Dead at the Hospital”

    “I Had [a] Severe Brain Injury. And basically, They Said I Was Dead at the Hospital”
    Terry Cooper of Dallas, Texas, shares his Reyes Browne Reilley experience and level of satisfaction with our staff and customer service while helping her recover from damages stemming from a car wreck in Dallas. “Hello, my name is Terry…
  • Oct 12

    What to Know About Concussions After a Car Wreck

    What to Know About Concussions After a Car Wreck
    Concussions are mild traumatic brain injuries that can have significant short- and long-term consequences for victims. As a common injury resulting from blunt force trauma, our legal team at the Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm has…
  • Oct 11

    “Fueron Muy Profesionales”

    “Fueron Muy Profesionales”
    Sra. Hinojosa de Dallas, Texas, nos dice como Angel Reyes y el personal de el Bufete de Abogados de Reyes Browne Reilley le ayudó a ella recuperarse de daños sufridos de un accidente automovilistico. “Mi nombre es Susana…
Rank this Week: 526

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Oct 13

    Pressure Ulcer Alert: What You Should Know

    Pressure Ulcer Alert: What You Should Know
    The Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC), an organization dedicated to the protection and well being of the elderly, has released its first monthly issue alert. The first issue is dedicated to understanding, preventing, recognizing, and…
  • Oct 13

    Elder Abuse Prevention Act Passes the House and Senate

    Elder Abuse Prevention Act Passes the House and Senate
    The Robert Matava Elder Abuse Prosecution Act of 2017, introduced by Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, has recently passed the House after passing the Senate in August. It awaits signature by President Trump before officially becoming…
  • Oct 10

    Death Toll Rises to 14 After Power Loss at Florida Nursing Home

    Death Toll Rises to 14 After Power Loss at Florida Nursing Home
    It was confirmed on October 9th that a 14th victim, 95 year old Francesca Andrade, has died after spending days without air conditioning at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills. During Hurricane Irma, the facility blew a transformer…
Rank this Week: 161

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Oct 13

    L.L. Bean Sued By Competitor for Trademark Infringement

    L.L. Bean Sued By Competitor for Trademark Infringement
    When an individual or a company obtains a trademark registration in the U.S., they are granted certain rights and protections. If they discover that another party is using a mark that is the same as or confusingly similar to their registered…
  • Oct 6

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great
    One of the questions people ask me frequently is about whether we are accepting new clients. While the short answer is “Yes”, here is some additional information which many people find interesting . . .
  • Sep 29

    Blind Man Sues Winn-Dixie Over Website ADA Compliance

    Blind Man Sues Winn-Dixie Over Website ADA Compliance
    Most companies have websites today. In fact, there are few business owners who would consider operating without one. That is because consumers are placing increasing reliance as websites to serve as proxies for brick-and-mortar locations.…
Rank this Week: 739

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 735

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/
  • Oct 13

    Oppenheimer Funds and Other Mainland Funds Take Financial Hit in the Wake Up of Hurricane

    Oppenheimer Funds and Other Mainland Funds Take Financial Hit in the Wake Up of Hurricane
    The financial fallout caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria is being felt not just on the island of Puerto Rico, but in the U.S. mainland as well. Puerto Rico bonds, which were already in trouble prior to the storms because of the…
  • Oct 9

    Barred Broker Accused of Bilking Retirees and Other Investors of $6M

    Barred Broker Accused of Bilking Retirees and Other Investors of $6M
    Leonard Vincent Lombardo, a former broker once employed at Stratton Oakmont, is now charged by the US Securities and Exchange Commission, along with his company and business partner, with involvement in an alleged real estate investment scam…
  • Oct 6

    NY Investment Adviser Charged in $19M Ponzi Scam

    NY Investment Adviser Charged in $19M Ponzi Scam
    The US Securities and Exchange Commission has filed civil charges against Michael Scronic, a New York-based investment adviser accused of defrauding retail investors in a $19M Ponzi scam. According to the regulator, beginning in 2010, Scronic…
Rank this Week: 144

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/
  • Oct 13

    How You Can Help Communities Affected by Wildfire

    How You Can Help Communities Affected by Wildfire
    How You Can Help Communities Affected by Wildfires Our hearts go out to all of those who have been affected by the recent wildfires that have devastated our state. We are grateful to all the firefighters, responders and individuals helping…
  • Oct 11

    2017 CEQA 3rd QUARTER REVIEW

    2017 CEQA 3rd QUARTER REVIEW
    Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann’s 2017 3rd Quarter cumulative CEQA update. This summary provides links to more in depth case write-ups on the firm’s blog. The case names of the newest decisions start with Section 3 and are…
  • Oct 4

    The Voters Speak: Sometimes That I

    The Voters Speak: Sometimes That I
    San Bruno Committee for Economic Justice v. City of San Bruno 2017 Cal.App. LEXIS 807 California land use nerds know well the origin of the right of initiative and referendum. A function of the national reform movement at the beginning of the…
Rank this Week: 681

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 13

    CORRECTED OPINION – October 13, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – October 13, 2017
    City of Helena v. C. Brown DA 17-0019 2017 MT 248 Criminal – Municipal Court Appeal
  • Oct 11

    OPINIONS – October 10, 2017

    OPINIONS – October 10, 2017
    King Arthur v. Rosecrance DA 17-0083 2017 MT 251N Civil – Justice Court Appeal State v. T. Allison DA 16-0498 2017 MT 250N Criminal – DUI-Felony Parenting of R.J.N H.E.N. DA 17-0041 2017 MT 249 Civil – Domestic Relations…
  • Oct 5

    OPINION – October 5, 2017

    OPINION – October 5, 2017
    Fishman v. GRBR DA 17-0214 2017 MT 245 Civil – Negligence
Rank this Week: 70

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Oct 13

    Zief Library Closure Notice: Closed October 13 through October 15

    Zief Library Closure Notice: Closed October 13 through October 15
    Zief Library will be closed from October 13 to October 15. As of today, we plan to reopen at our usual time on October 16. University leadership announced on October 12 that all classes and events at USF are canceled...
  • Aug 28

    Subject Listing of Law Library of Congress Research Guide

    Subject Listing of Law Library of Congress Research Guide
    The Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, has been operating for seven years (congratulations!). This post contains a helpful A-Z subject listing of all of the research guides published since In Custodia Legis began posting. Check…
  • Aug 21

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized
    Organizing legal research can be challenging, particularly when you're gathering sources from web pages, Lexis, Westlaw, HeinOnline, and a host of other legal research sources. PowerNotes is a new online research tool designed to make legal…
Rank this Week: 678

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 947

Inside Privacy

Inside Privacy

Covers global privacy and data security. By Covington & Burling LLP.

http://www.insideprivacy.com
  • Oct 13

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Warns Against Warrant-Proof Encryption

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Warns Against Warrant-Proof Encryption
    In a speech delivered at the United States Naval Academy on October 10, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein waded into the public debate between data privacy and law enforcement interests.  As part of a discussion moderated by former…
  • Oct 11

    National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Q&A with Steve Surdu

    National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Q&A with Steve Surdu
    Steve Surdu is a Senior Cybersecurity Advisor at Covington and a member of the firm’s Cybersecurity Incident Response Team. Prior to joining the firm, Steve served as Vice President of Professional Services at Mandiant, a leading…
  • Oct 10

    Cyber Risks in the Workplace: Managing Insider Threat

    Cyber Risks in the Workplace: Managing Insider Threat
    Today, one of the most critical risks a company can face is the cyber risks associated with its own employees or contractors.  Companies are confronting an increasingly complex series of cybersecurity challenges with employees in the…
Rank this Week: 719

MARPA Blog

MARPA Blog

Provides news and commentary on the regulations, laws, policies and trends affecting the aircraft parts manufacturing community. From the Modification and Replacement Parts Association.

http://pmaparts.wordpress.com
  • Oct 13

    New USAF Workshop Added to the 2017 MARPA Conference

    New USAF Workshop Added to the 2017 MARPA Conference
    MARPA is pleased to announce that a new 2017 MARPA Conference workshop has been added: “How to Do Business with the US Air Force”, hosted by Randy Harris and Myron Knight – SASPO, United States Air Force. Randy and…
  • Sep 25

    NEW! MARPA Conference Registration ONLINE

    NEW! MARPA Conference Registration ONLINE
    It’s never been easier to register for the MARPA Conference! Click here to register online by credit card and join us at the 2017 MARPA Conference in sunny Orlando, Florida.  This year features an all-new MARPA Members Only…
  • Sep 19

    FAA Updates PMA Order to Refine Part Marking Requirement

    FAA Updates PMA Order to Refine Part Marking Requirement
    "Change One" to FAA Order 8110.42D has been released; it provides useful guidance on compliance with PMA marking requirements. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 926

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Oct 13

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference
    National Business Law Scholars Conference Thursday & Friday, June 21-22, 2018 Call for Papers The National Business Law Scholars Conference...
  • Jun 26

    American Airlines, Qatar, and the NOL Poison Pill

    American Airlines, Qatar, and the NOL Poison Pill
    I know most bloggers today are consumed with the June avalanche of Supreme Court opinions and cert grants, but something...
  • May 25

    AALS BA Call for Paper

    AALS BA Call for Paper
    Call for Papers AALS Section on Business Associations Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance AALS Annual Meeting, January 5, 2018 The...
Rank this Week: 17

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 268

Center for Art Law Blog

Center for Art Law Blog

Features art and cultural heritage law resources and reviews.

http://itsartlaw.com
  • Oct 13

    Vagaries of Valuation for Collections of Artwork

    Vagaries of Valuation for Collections of Artwork
    By Elizabeth Summers* For better or for worse, the world cares how much collectors pay for art. A record price realized at auction or in a “private” sale can create headlines in both art world publications and the national press.…
  • Sep 29

    Giacometti: a Foundation, an Association, and a Catalogue Raisonné

    Giacometti: a Foundation, an Association, and a Catalogue Raisonné
    By Colby Meagle* Renowned Swiss sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti passed away in 1966. Although, he died childless, his legacy lives on as his works continue to grow in value and prestige across the world, strengthening his reputation…
  • Jul 27

    Book Review: “Art Law: A Concise Guide for Artists, Curators, and Art Educators”(2016)

    Book Review: “Art Law: A Concise Guide for Artists, Curators, and Art Educators”(2016)
      By Wylie Rechler Ever wonder about the processes, complexities, and challenges revolving around an artist’s journey from studio to international renown? Or a collector’s campaign from inheritance to resale of an artwork…
Rank this Week: 587