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Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
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Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
Rank this Week: 311

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/
  • Sep 25

    The law school monopoly myth (Michael Simkovic)

    The law school monopoly myth (Michael Simkovic)
    It is often assumed that the only way to become a lawyer is to attend an ABA-approved law school. That is true in some states...
  • Sep 22

    Why law?

    Why law?
    The video.
  • Sep 21

    Gelbach on the Wax & Alexander op-ed

    Gelbach on the Wax & Alexander op-ed
    Jonah Gelbach, a law & economics and empirical scholar at Penn, has now taken the time to set out in detail the problems with the...
Rank this Week: 346

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

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

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

    The 21st Century Law Library: Focus on Service

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

    Our Changing Role: A Survey of Law Firm Librarian

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

    The Dark Side of Open Access Publishing

    The Dark Side of Open Access Publishing
    Normally, I am a staunch advocate for open-access (OA) publishing. See previous blog posts on OA here, here, here, here, and here. But with a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req'd.), it became clear that advocating…
Rank this Week: 335

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

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

    Income Tax Deductions for Hurricane Related Casualty Losse

    Income Tax Deductions for Hurricane Related Casualty Losse
    Many Florida residents, particularly those in Southwest Florida, suffered casualty losses from Hurricane Irma recently. My thoughts are with those families and individuals at this challenging time, as many of us recover from a loss of…
  • Sep 15

    When to Throw it Away

    When to Throw it Away
    My father-in-law, Ronald, is a pack rat.  He and my mother-in-law can’t park their cars in the garage of their condominium because of all his stuff cluttering it up. There are old transistor radios, televisions (the black and white…
  • Sep 1

    Trustee Liability

    Trustee Liability
    When naming spouses, children or other loved ones to serve as trustees in your testamentary (after death) trust or trust shares, consider a recent case where an estate trustee who took an “egregious” position in litigation has…
Rank this Week: 328

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: 344

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

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

    Fatal Security Lapse? Martin Hvizda Killed in Atlanta Gas Station Shooting

    Fatal Security Lapse? Martin Hvizda Killed in Atlanta Gas Station Shooting
    Could This Senseless Loss of Life Have Been Prevented? Local News A shooting and carjacking outside an Atlanta Exxon Mobile station reportedly claimed the life of 31-year-old Martin Hvizda Saturday, September 16, 2017. According to WSBTV 2…
  • Aug 30

    Security Lapse? Manuel Martinez Injured in Las Costas Nayaritas Parking Lot Shooting

    Security Lapse? Manuel Martinez Injured in Las Costas Nayaritas Parking Lot Shooting
    Could This Duluth Restaurant Parking Lot Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A shooting outside Las Costas Nayaritas Mexican restaurant reportedly left Manuel Martinez injured Sunday night, August 27, 2017. According to the AJC, Mr.…
  • Aug 28

    Security Failure? Man Robbed, Shot Outside Decatur Gas Station

    Security Failure? Man Robbed, Shot Outside Decatur Gas Station
    Could This Decatur Gas Station Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A man was reportedly shot during a violent robbery outside a BP gas station in Decatur Friday, August 18, 2017. According to FOX 5, the shooting occurred “at the BP…
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Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, insurance and disability claims. By Goldfinger Injury Lawyers.

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

    New legislation to crack down on Careless and Distracted Driving in Ontario

    New legislation to crack down on Careless and Distracted Driving in Ontario
    The Liberal Government of Ontario plans to introduce new tougher penalties to crack down on careless and distracted driving, this fall. The Honourable Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca, along with some other MPPs, announced the new…
  • Sep 13

    Variable factors in the quantification of a Long Term Disability Claim (Ontario)

    Variable factors in the quantification of a Long Term Disability Claim (Ontario)
    One of the most common questions which personal injury lawyers must answers is “how much is my case really worth“? This question is never easy to answer. These questions are largely fact specific. Even the most serious analysis of…
  • Sep 6

    What to do after you’ve been involved in a car accident (Ontario)

    What to do after you’ve been involved in a car accident (Ontario)
    Our personal injury lawyers constantly field questions from prospective clients regarding the basic steps of what to do after they’ve been involved in a car accident in Ontario. We must admit, the laws surrounding car accidents in…
Rank this Week: 336

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 337

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 334

New York Probate and Estate…

New York Probate and Estate Administration Blog

Published by Stephen Bilkis & Associates

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

    Court Decides if Signature on Will is Proper

    Court Decides if Signature on Will is Proper
    A New York Probate Lawyer said that, in this contested probate proceeding, the Court determines that the propounded instrument was not executed as required by Decedent Estate Law, § 21. This statute requires by subdivision 2 thereof,…
  • Sep 16

    Petitioner Seeks to Revoke Letters of Administration

    Petitioner Seeks to Revoke Letters of Administration
    In this miscellaneous proceeding, the respondent, administrator de bonis non, moves to dismiss the petition by two alleged creditors for revocation of his letters pursuant to CPLR 3211 (a) (2) and (3). A New York Probate Lawyer said that the…
  • Sep 16

    Court Decides if Petitioner Made a Case for Summary Judgment

    Court Decides if Petitioner Made a Case for Summary Judgment
    A New York Probate Lawyer said that, before the court is the motion of the nominated successor co-trustee of the trusts created under Paragraphs Second, Third and Sixth of the will of the decedent. Movant seeks summary judgment pursuant to…
Rank this Week: 308

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 18

    Debt-Buyer Defense #6: The Complaint Lacks a Debt-Collection License Number

    Debt-Buyer Defense #6: The Complaint Lacks a Debt-Collection License Number
    The below-cited law, CPLR § 3015(e), is a potent defense that subjects a debt-buyer lawsuit to dismissal for failing to place its debt-collection-license number in its complaint. The state law requires debt collectors to register with…
  • Sep 15

    Has the Debt Buyer Proven Ownership of your Particular Debt?

    Has the Debt Buyer Proven Ownership of your Particular Debt?
    In debt-collection lawsuits, a debt buyer must prove that it has been assigned your particular account.[1] Notice from an assignor (original bank) to the consumer, while important, does not represent the actual assignment.[2] A debt buyer's…
  • Sep 1

    The 5 Scenarios in which Collectors have Standing to Bring Collection Lawsuit

    The 5 Scenarios in which Collectors have Standing to Bring Collection Lawsuit
    We operate heavily in the debt-buyer litigation market. Standing (ability to show connection to an injury) is always a core defense since the debt buyers' Achilles heels are the admissibility of records alleging the assignments of individual…
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Broke and Broker

Broke and Broker

Covers the Wall Street docket of criminal, civil, regulatory, and arbitration cases. By Bill Singer.

http://brokeandbroker.com/index.php
  • Sep 18

    UBS Employee Padussis Wins Best Left Unsaid Arbitration

    UBS Employee Padussis Wins Best Left Unsaid Arbitration
    Today's featured intra-industry FINRA arbitration involves this one guy, who's the Claimant, suing this other guy, who's the Respondent, and the Respondent wants the arbitration stayed because UBS is appealing something involving the Claimant…
  • Sep 18

    BrokeAndBroker.com Blog by Bill Singer, Esq. WEEK IN REVIEW

    BrokeAndBroker.com Blog by Bill Singer, Esq. WEEK IN REVIEW
    Lawyers Cast Aspersions In Nasty FINRA Arbitration Involving Divorced Couple http://www.brokeandbroker.com/3597/finra-lawyers-aspersions/On one side of today's featured FINRA customer arbitration we got an ex-wife. On the other side, we…
  • Sep 18

    Lawyers Cast Aspersions In Nasty FINRA Arbitration Involving Divorced Couple

    Lawyers Cast Aspersions In Nasty FINRA Arbitration Involving Divorced Couple
    On one side of today's featured FINRA customer arbitration we got an ex-wife. On the other side, we got the ex-husband and what looks like two brokerage firms. On that other side with the ex-husband, only one of the three named respondents…
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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/
  • Sep 16

    Dubay hearings in the new

    Dubay hearings in the new
    https://www.court-martial.com/dubay-evidentiary-hearings-on-appeal.html
  • Sep 15

    Sentence appropriateness on appeal

    Sentence appropriateness on appeal
    Whether or not a sentence is appropriate for the crime convicted of and the character of the person convicted is a frequent issue on appeal.  Less frequently there is an issue of sentence disparity between co-actors or co-accuseds. The…
  • Sep 15

    Government appeal

    Government appeal
    Under Article 62, UCMJ, the prosecution can appeal a military judge’s trial ruling under six circumstances.  The two most common are: (A) An order or ruling of the military judge which terminates the proceedings with respect to a…
Rank this Week: 333

Privacy and IP Law Blog

Privacy and IP Law Blog

Addresses recent events in trademark, copyright, computer and privacy law. By Christina Frangiosa.

http://privacyandiplawblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    IP Claims Fail Against ISP for Merely Hosting Infringing Material

    IP Claims Fail Against ISP for Merely Hosting Infringing Material
    In Parker v. Paypal, the court dismissed an individual author’s suit against Amazon for hosting an infringing copy of his copyrighted work, deciding that ISPs actions in merely hosting the infringing work did not cause "in some…
  • Jul 27

    Don’t Assume Post-Registration Invoices for Trademark Fees Are Legitimate

    Don’t Assume Post-Registration Invoices for Trademark Fees Are Legitimate
    Following up on the USPTO's public roundtable on "Fraudulent and Misleading Solicitations to Trademark Owners", this post analyzes how to recognize fraudulent fee solicitations (invoices) and what to do when you receive them. The post…
  • Jun 5

    What do Barber Poles and Lapel Pins Have in Common?

    What do Barber Poles and Lapel Pins Have in Common?
    Both can serve as examples of trademark use in connection with membership in an organization. In May, the Wall Street Journal reported on enforcement actions by the New Hampshire Board of Barbering, Cosmetology & Esthetics to fine the…
Rank this Week: 304

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
Rank this Week: 341

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
Rank this Week: 326

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Aug 30

    How to Access TWEN

    How to Access TWEN
    If your professor is using TWEN as their course management tool this semester, watch this screencast on YouTube to make sure you are able to find and use TWEN. If you have any questions, contact one of the law librarians!
  • Aug 23

    Welcome, Class of 2020!

    Welcome, Class of 2020!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2020 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 23

    Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Ed.

    Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Ed.
    The 17th Edition of The Chicago Manual of Style has just been released and BYU Law students and faculty have access to the newest edition online. A link to the Chicago Manual of Style Online is available from the law … Continue reading…
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An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Aug 29

    Social Media Discovery 2017 Update

    Social Media Discovery 2017 Update
    I initially wrote about attempting to subpoena social media services way back in 2011. Then I updated my guide in 2015.  That one got lots of attention and has been used by everyone under the sun. I’ve been fiddling around with…
  • Aug 24

    In-House Lawyers Have Brutally Honest Conversation About Selecting Outside Counsel

    In-House Lawyers Have Brutally Honest Conversation About Selecting Outside Counsel
    Recently over at Big Law Investor, there was a post about the bloat in Big Law: More partner profits (which can never, ever be compromised) = more associate billable hours. More associate billable hours = paying higher associate…
  • Aug 18

    Lawyers are in the Business of Building Boundarie

    Lawyers are in the Business of Building Boundarie
    A brief conversation I recently had with an IP lawyer. She moved in-house to one of her best clients a couple of years ago. For a time she said that things were going well. She recounted how she largely continued to function as she did when…
Rank this Week: 339

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 351

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog /…

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog / Blawg

Covers biker and motorcycle legal issues, safety tips, motorcycle ride reports and personal injury information. By Norman Gregory Fernandez.

http://bikerlawblog.com/
  • Jul 11

    MOTORCYCLE RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS

    MOTORCYCLE RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS
    Abate of California American Motorcyclist Association Motorcycle Riders Foundation
  • Jul 11

    MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURERS

    MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURERS
    Aprilla Motorcycles BMW Motorcycles Ducati Motorcycles Harley Davidson Motorcycles Honda Motorcycles Indian Motorcycles Kawasaki Motorcycles Suzuki Motorcycles Triumph Motorcycles Victory Motorcycle
  • Jul 9

    Indian Motorcycles of Orange County, possibly the worst motorcycle dealership in the country

    Indian Motorcycles of Orange County, possibly the worst motorcycle dealership in the country
    INTRODUCTION This is part 2 of my write up on how I switched from riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles to Indian motorcycles in July 2017. You can read part one by clicking here. In part 1 of my story, I discussed looking at new motorcycles,…
Rank this Week: 318

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Covers Chicago criminal and DUI laws. By Ava George Stewart.

http://chicagoduilaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 30

    Chicago DUI Law Blog: Chicago DUI lawyer comments on Tiger Woods' no-alcohol-DUI

    Chicago DUI Law Blog: Chicago DUI lawyer comments on Tiger Woods' no-alcohol-DUI
    This Chicago DUI attorney is not alone in experiencing déjà vu.Mr. Woods was arrested over the holiday weekend. This time, it appears he is being charged with DUI.I spoke to my mum today about these issues. Yes. You can be…
  • Mar 2

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest
    This Chicago DUI attorney has posted here and hereabout having your driving privileges taken away before you ever have your first day in court.  From the Chicago Tribune:Bureaucratic mix-ups have let thousands of drunken drivers…
  • Jan 19

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday
    My Dear Friends,I have already posted my thoughts over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog on this subject.  There is always something you can do today.-- PaxContinue reading over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog
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madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • May 3

    There Are No Poor People in the Rust Belt

    There Are No Poor People in the Rust Belt
    What? In recent days, I’ve come across not one but two online features that celebrate contemporary Pittsburgh for its economic and cultural sexiness. Largely because of the regional tech economy, the millennials and GenXers who dominate…
  • May 1

    The Future of Law Teaching

    The Future of Law Teaching
    The faculty of the St. Louis University School of Law invited me to deliver the 2017 Vincent C. Immel Lecture on Teaching Law on April 20, 2017. The lecture was and is not designed for journal publication, but I thought that some (including…
  • Apr 4

    What I Didn’t Know About Pittsburgh, #1

    What I Didn’t Know About Pittsburgh, #1
    Carrie Furnace and the Oakmont Country Club.  George Westinghouse and the Pittsburgh Opera. These things go in pairs – Pittsburgh’s industrial history and its contemporary arts and cultural resources.  Having written…
Rank this Week: 321

My Law License

My Law License

Covers the Florida bar admission and grievance process. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney
    This crap is still going on. Lawyers hiring marketers, not paying attention to the unethical and cheesy ways they try to game Google for their lawyer-clients, and I'm done reaching out to these idiot lawyers to ask them to ask their marketers…
  • Apr 11

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"
    When you saw the video of that guy being dragged off the United Airlines flight, I trust your first thought was "man, that's terrible."My first thought was "man, someone is going to defend that."And so it developed, like every other video on…
  • Jan 17

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison
    In my estimation, there are five things that are icing on the cake for any lawyer who practices criminal defense. 1. An acquittal in a death penalty case; 2. A reversal of a death sentence on appeal; 3. An invitation to argue before the…
Rank this Week: 343

Culture Forum Blog

Culture Forum Blog

From the Forum on Law, Culture & Society at Fordham Law.

http://www.forumonlawcultureandsociety.org/blog/
  • Oct 14

    FOLCS Remembers Jack Greenberg

    FOLCS Remembers Jack Greenberg
    FOLCS Remembers Jack Greenberg FOLCS acknowledges the death of one of our former Film Series guests, the legendary civil rights attorney, Jack Greenberg, who passed away on October 12, 2016, at age 91. Greenberg argued 40 cases before the…
  • Aug 3

    The 6 types of lawyer movies (by Thane Rosenbaum)

    The 6 types of lawyer movies (by Thane Rosenbaum)
    When it comes to films about the legal system, spoiler alerts aren’t necessary. For the most part, there’s little ambiguity about where a law film is going—no real surprises, few cliffhangers and not much in the way of…
  • Jul 5

    FOLCS’ Remembers Auschwitz Survivor and Holocaust Hero Elie Wiesel

    FOLCS’ Remembers Auschwitz Survivor and Holocaust Hero Elie Wiesel
    FOLCS is deeply saddened to hear that Elie Wiesel passed away on July 2, 2016 at age 87. Wiesel was an inspirational Holocaust hero, Auschwitz survivor, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and remarkable novelist. Wiesel was born in Sighet,…
Rank this Week: 329

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

Covers Florida's PIP/No-Fault laws. By Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg & Zlotnick, P.A.

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Jun 23

    Mobile Ultrasound Owner Pleads Guilty in $29 Million Fraud

    Mobile Ultrasound Owner Pleads Guilty in $29 Million Fraud
    The owner of a mobile diagnostic ultrasound company pleaded guilty on June 21 to a nearly $29 million insurance fraud scheme. Michelle Kobran, 68, admitted to falsifying medical bills and giving kickbacks to doctors at her chiropractic and…
  • Jun 15

    Former Fugitive Sentenced to 37 Months for Healthcare Fraud

    Former Fugitive Sentenced to 37 Months for Healthcare Fraud
    A Cuban national was sentenced to more than three years in prison after pleading guilty to a $2.6 million healthcare fraud against Medicare, according to the Department of Justice. Ubert Guillermo Rodriguez, 47, pleaded guilty to conspiracy…
  • Jun 13

    Mississippi, Florida Residents Part of Pharmaceutical Scheme

    Mississippi, Florida Residents Part of Pharmaceutical Scheme
    The U.S. government confiscated $11 million worth of properties involved in a healthcare fraud scheme centered in Mississippi that also involved residents of Florida, Alabama and Utah, according to a report in the Clarion-Ledger of Jackson,…
Rank this Week: 354

the 13th juror

the 13th juror

Offers comments on social justice issues, news and court decisions. By Florida A&M College of Law Professor Jacqueline Dowd.

http://jackiedowd.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 4

    Denying housing over criminal record may be discrimination, Feds say

    Denying housing over criminal record may be discrimination, Feds say
    It may be getting easier for people with criminal records to find housing.In new guidance, the Department of Housing and Urban Development tells landlords that turning down tenants or buyers based on their criminal records may violate the…
  • Jan 9

    Outrage forces Marseille to scrap yellow triangle ID

    Outrage forces Marseille to scrap yellow triangle ID
    Authorities in Marseille were blasted for its plan to issue its homeless with ID cards featuring yellow triangles that detail their health issues. Although the initiative was aimed at making it easier for health workers to know what they were…
  • Jan 9

    French homeless forced to wear 'yellow triangles'

    French homeless forced to wear 'yellow triangles'
    Arnaud, a homeless man, wears the controversial yellow triangle. Photo: AFP/Anne-Christine Poujoul.Authorities in France’s second-largest city have come under fire for issuing its homeless with ID cards that detail their health issues.…
Rank this Week: 310

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

Covers legal and investment issues facing emerging tech companies.

http://www.wac6.com/wac6/
  • Mar 16

    Secondary Sales and An Investor Covenant You Don’t Want To Mi

    Secondary Sales and An Investor Covenant You Don’t Want To Mi
    Dear Readers: This is a post I co-wrote with Joe Wallin, who has published the almost identical post here. If you are investing in early stage companies, there are certain deal terms you want. Most you probably know already: if...
  • Mar 11

    A Gift from Congress to Angel

    A Gift from Congress to Angel
    The picture here was taken by Joe Wallin, who was on a panel with me, Gary Kocher of K&L Gates, Tom Alberg of Madrona Ventures, and Dan Rosen of the Alliance of Angels, talking to the Angel Capital Association's NW...
  • Mar 3

    Looking for Mr. 506(c)

    Looking for Mr. 506(c)
    "On a relative basis, issuances claiming the new Rule 506(c) exemption have accounted for only 2.1% of the reported capital raised pursuant to Rule 506 since becoming effective in September 2014." So reads a key finding of a report,…
Rank this Week: 322

JD Nation

JD Nation

Provides advice for blocked, bored or burned out JDs. By Annie Little.

http://www.thejdnation.com/theblog
  • Feb 22

    Why I Left the Law Despite Wanting to Be a Lawyer

    Why I Left the Law Despite Wanting to Be a Lawyer
    The first time I stumbled across my life coach’s website and saw her latest program on career change I remember thinking: Why the hell would I change careers? I want to be a lawyer. Fast forward a few years to me enrolling in her…
  • Sep 16

    What Lawyers Can Learn from Summer Camp

    What Lawyers Can Learn from Summer Camp
    I was a counselor at summer camp last month. Sounds banal enough. But what would you say if I told you some of my campers were older than me? I went to summer camp for grown-ass women, and it was even more than I hoped it’d be. I…
  • Apr 9

    Networking for Lawyers Redux

    Networking for Lawyers Redux
    We’re having a vet behaviorist come to our house. Yep. We’re those people. But we used to be waaaaaaay further out on the ridiculous end of the spectrum before we had a baby. We flew our (then only) dog to Vegas to be the flower…
Rank this Week: 353

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 4

    AAA Study: Hands-Free Technology Poses Threat to Drivers, Passenger

    AAA Study: Hands-Free Technology Poses Threat to Drivers, Passenger
    Researchers who study distracted driving have long asserted that talking on a cell phone can be as dangerous as texting when you’re behind the wheel. However, many states, like Florida, continue to allow cell phone use by drivers, so…
  • Nov 2

    Uspenskaya v. Meline – Collateral Source Rule in Florida Injury Case

    Uspenskaya v. Meline – Collateral Source Rule in Florida Injury Case
    Florida’s collateral source rule prohibits defendants in personal injury cases from benefiting when plaintiffs receive payments for things like medical bills or lost wages through collateral sources, such as health insurance or…
  • Oct 29

    “Terrible” Florida Car Accident Claims Woman’s Husband, Baby and Memory

    “Terrible” Florida Car Accident Claims Woman’s Husband, Baby and Memory
    After a horrific crash in Altamonte Springs that claimed the life of her husband and 1-year-old son, it’s been reported that a 27-year-old woman has no memory of either the crash – or her family.  That might on the surface…
Rank this Week: 320

Technology Liberation Front

Technology Liberation Front

Focused on keeping politician's hands off the 'net and everything else related to technology.

http://techliberation.com
Rank this Week: 325

LawBiz Blog - Audio Podcasts

LawBiz Blog - Audio Podcasts

Law practice information and interviews with experts. By Ed Poll.

http://www.lawbizblog.com/articles/audio-podcasts/
  • Jun 11

    Ed Interviews Pactsafe Founder, Brian Power

    Ed Interviews Pactsafe Founder, Brian Power
    Today’s interview is with Brett Burney, Technology Consultant and Chair of the 2015 ABA Chicago TechShow from April 16-18.Rule 1.1 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct has been modified to include familiarity Brian Powers is CEO…
  • Feb 17

    Interview with Brett Burney, Technology Consultant and Chair of the 2015 ABA Chicago TechShow

    Interview with Brett Burney, Technology Consultant and Chair of the 2015 ABA Chicago TechShow
    Today’s interview is with Brett Burney, Technology Consultant and Chair of the 2015 ABA Chicago TechShow from April 16-18.Rule 1.1 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct has been modified to include familiarity with technology as…
  • Oct 7

    Speak and Write for Succe

    Speak and Write for Succe
    Gary Kinder, founder and CEO of WordRake® writes the following: “…Each of us has three vocabularies: our reading or comprehension vocabulary – by far the largest; our writing vocabulary – in the middle; and our…
Rank this Week: 317

Scott Lincicome

Scott Lincicome

Covers international trade and public policy.

http://lincicome.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 9

    Debunking the Myriad TPA/TPP Myth

    Debunking the Myriad TPA/TPP Myth
    A trade policy nerd can only be subjected to blatant protectionist nonsense for so long.  So, after months of hearing/reading/seeing myths about Trade Promotion Authority, the Trans-Pacific Partnership and free trade more broadly, I…
  • Jan 22

    Kill the Jones Act; Kill It with Fire; Kill It Now

    Kill the Jones Act; Kill It with Fire; Kill It Now
    My latest in The Federalist (with help from an anonymous friend in the shipping industry):Lost in the never-ending debate about the KeystoneXL pipeline is great news for anyone who opposes cronyism and supports free markets and lower…
  • Dec 23

    Yes, Of Course We Should End the Cuban Embargo

    Yes, Of Course We Should End the Cuban Embargo
    My latest at The Federalist:Communist-hating lovers of liberty have offered myriad reasons to oppose the current Cuban embargo (see, for example, here and here), but today I want to focus on the most basic: over the last two decades, the…
Rank this Week: 349

Freedom To Differ

Freedom To Differ

Speaks freely about legal and policy issues facing the media and the internet. By Peter Black.

http://www.freedomtodiffer.com/freedom_to_differ/
  • Apr 29

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking
    The QS World University Rankings 2015 for Law have been released. The QS World University Rankings is one of the few international rankings that also provide subject rankings, including for law. While these rankings are always somewhat…
  • Feb 25

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking
    The QS World University Rankings 2014 for Law have been released. The QS World University Rankings is one of the few international rankings that also provide subject rankings, including for law. While these rankings are always somewhat…
  • Oct 1

    Daily Twitter Link

    Daily Twitter Link
Rank this Week: 319

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 342

Phoenix Criminal Lawyer Blog

Phoenix Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal cases and news. By Law Office of Vladimir Gagic PLLC.

http://www.phoenixcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Are Field Sobriety Tests in DUI cops use Junk Science?

    Are Field Sobriety Tests in DUI cops use Junk Science?
    In 2012, Arizona courts incorporated federal rule of evidence 702, which codified the United Supreme Court's Daubert decision. The current Arizona Rule 702 reads: A witness who is qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience,…
  • Dec 26

    Selling Marijuana on Craigslist is a bad idea...

    Selling Marijuana on Craigslist is a bad idea...
    If someone has an Arizona medical marijuana card but has more marijuana than the card allows, will the police charge the person with possession for just the marijuana that is over the legal limit or will all the marijuana in the person's…
  • Dec 12

    Arizona Underage DUI and Driver's License Suspension

    Arizona Underage DUI and Driver's License Suspension
    What happens to someone who under 18 and is charged with a DUI? Because the person is under 18 years old at the time of the offense, the person will go to juvenile court and not be tried as an adult, right? How long will the driver lose their…
Rank this Week: 312

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida car accidents, wrongful death, and bicycle accidents. By Salpeter Gitkin, LLP.

http://www.florida-injury-attorneys-blog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Pompano Beach, Florida Tow Truck/Bus Collision Injures 32

    Pompano Beach, Florida Tow Truck/Bus Collision Injures 32
    A Pompano Beach, Florida tow truck/public transit bus collision sent 32 people to area hospitals on Thursday, news sources report. The victims were not immediately available following the incident; they were treated at several area hospitals.…
  • Oct 16

    Qwentyn Hunter Drowns Aboard Miami, Florida Cruise Ship

    Qwentyn Hunter Drowns Aboard Miami, Florida Cruise Ship
    Qwentyn Hunter drowned aboard a Miami, Florida Carnival Cruise ship Monday, news sources report. The cruise ship was still at sea at the time of the tragic accident. Six-year-old Hunter, of Winter Garden, was pronounced dead after being…
  • Oct 14

    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision

    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision
    Matthew Scott Danchak of Tamarac, Florida was critically injured Friday after he got out of his car following a crash and was struck by a semi, which fled the scene, news sources report. The other driver involved in the initial car accident…
Rank this Week: 327

Chicago-Kent Corporate Law Society…

Chicago-Kent Corporate Law Society Blog

Covers corporate and business law news.

http://corporatelawsociety.wordpress.com
  • Mar 6

    The Law of Non-Existent Market

    The Law of Non-Existent Market
    Written by: Todd Stevens International borders are increasingly blending together in the corporate world, so it would seem natural that this would also be the case in corporate law. However, this is frequently far from reality, as securities…
  • Mar 6

    The Law of Non-Existent Market

    The Law of Non-Existent Market
    International borders are increasingly blending together in the corporate world, so it would seem natural that this would also be the case in corporate law. However, this is frequently far from reality, as securities regulations across the…
  • Feb 25

    The Global Regulation of Financial Market

    The Global Regulation of Financial Market
Rank this Week: 307

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Covers collection agencies, collection law firms, and debt collection. By Nitzkin & Associates.

http://michigancollectionlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 332

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Sep 25

    Toys "Я" US's Curious Bankruptcy Venue

    Toys "Я" US's Curious Bankruptcy Venue
    Toys "R" Us filed for bankruptcy with impeccable timing--the very morning I was teaching my Financial Restructuring class about the commencement of the bankruptcy process. I decided to take my class through the TRU petition on…
  • Sep 25

    WARN Act Claims after Spokeo v. Robin

    WARN Act Claims after Spokeo v. Robin
    I'm musing out loud here, but does the Supreme Court's holding in Spokeo v. Robins—that a suit claiming statutory damages without alleging actual damages lacks Article III standing—impact WARN Act claims in bankruptcy? The WARN Act is a…
  • Sep 16

    Visa's Maginot Line: Chip Cards and the Equifax Breach

    Visa's Maginot Line: Chip Cards and the Equifax Breach
    The media attention on the Equifax breach has been primarily on consumer harm. There's real consumer harm, but it's generally not direct pecuniary harm. Instead, the direct pecuniary harm from the breach will be borne by banks and merchants,…
Rank this Week: 361

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Sep 25

    Criminal Defense Attorney on The Horns of Dilemma

    Criminal Defense Attorney on The Horns of Dilemma
    Drunken cowboys and cowgirls on a trail ride is a recipe for trouble—and that is precisely what a jury found happen in December 2012 when a Texas trail ride visited Dayton in Liberty County.   Allegedly, a drunken 54-year-old…
  • Sep 20

    Convictions of Police Officers Indicted for Fatal Shootings Rare

    Convictions of Police Officers Indicted for Fatal Shootings Rare
    Some of the facts in the fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith in December 2011 by former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley are not in dispute.   On December 20, 2011, Stockley and his partner Brian Bianchi witnessed a… The…
  • Sep 17

    Muslims Wrongfully Placed on Terrorist Selectee List Can’t Sue

    Muslims Wrongfully Placed on Terrorist Selectee List Can’t Sue
    The Terrorism Screening Center (TSC) is a multi-agency center created in 2003 in the wake of 9/11 terror attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City. The TSC is administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation which is part… The…
Rank this Week: 429

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 406

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Sep 25

    Blog Post: NJ Lawmakers Call On Feds To Help Fund $13B Transit Project

    Blog Post: NJ Lawmakers Call On Feds To Help Fund $13B Transit Project
    New Jersey lawmakers on Monday raised concerns about securing federal money for a planned $13 billion transportation infrastructure overhaul they described as critical for the Northeast Corridor’s economy but so far hasn’t…
  • Sep 25

    Blog Post: EPA Permit Reviews Could Weaken Under Reorganization

    Blog Post: EPA Permit Reviews Could Weaken Under Reorganization
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said its recent decision to pull a key permitting oversight team into Administrator Scott Pruitt’s office is intended to help the Trump administration meet its goal of expediting federal…
  • Sep 25

    Blog Post: Whataburger Slapped With EEOC Suit Over Biased Hiring

    Blog Post: Whataburger Slapped With EEOC Suit Over Biased Hiring
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit in Florida federal court Friday against Whataburger Restaurants LLC accusing it of allegedly forcing an employee to quit after she refused to participate in Whataburger’s…
Rank this Week: 405

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    GRIECO DROPS OUT OF COMMISSIONER'S RACE

    GRIECO DROPS OUT OF COMMISSIONER'S RACE
    Former ASA, REGJB irregular Michael Grieco has formerly ended his re-election bid as a City Of Miami Beach (Motto: "Soon to be underwater and loving it.") Commissioner. With confirmed State and possible federal investigations swirling…
  • Sep 24

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT: STAND AND DELIVER EDITION

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT: STAND AND DELIVER EDITION
    Dear Diary: Best week ever of greatest presidency ever.Loving the Rocket Man quip. They loved me at the UN. It was so quiet during my speech, you could hear a pin drop. That's how much they loved it. None of that polite clapping…
  • Sep 23

    REPEAL AND REPLACE

    REPEAL AND REPLACE
    Breaking: Check out DOM's blog here that Judge Fajardo-Orshan, known to us as Ariana Fajardo- a former ASA and current Judge, is the new front-runner to be US Attorney in SDFLA. ITEM: On September 22, 1862 President Abraham Lincoln…
Rank this Week: 412

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/
  • Sep 25

    Summary of September 20, 2017 conference report for civil case

    Summary of September 20, 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 September 20, 2017. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been granted, (2)…
  • Sep 24

    LA Times supports Liu-inspired juvenile Miranda bill

    LA Times supports Liu-inspired juvenile Miranda bill
    Statements by Justice Goodwin Liu dissenting from denials of review were a factor in at least two recent legislative actions.  One of those actions — Senate Bill 395, generally requiring that minors under 16 consult with an…
  • Sep 22

    Justice Werdegar’s replacement might not affect case outcomes much

    Justice Werdegar’s replacement might not affect case outcomes much
    Since Justice Kathryn Werdegar announced her retirement, some commentators have been predicting a shift at the Supreme Court once Governor Jerry Brown names her replacement, who will be the governor’s fourth pick on the current…
Rank this Week: 376