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Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 640

Southeast Texas Record

Southeast Texas Record

Covers legal news in Southeast Texas.

http://setexasrecord.com/
  • Aug 23

    Pipe welder alleges injuries were caused by Arena Energy, Arena Offshore's failure to provide sufficient crew

    Pipe welder alleges injuries were caused by Arena Energy, Arena Offshore's failure to provide sufficient crew
    GALVESTON – A Louisiana pipe welder alleges he was injured while working on a fixed platform in the Gulf of Mexico.Clarence Coleman filed a complaint on Aug. 2 in the Galveston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Arena…
  • Aug 23

    Able Plumbing Inc. alleges it is owed more than $150,000 for work

    Able Plumbing Inc. alleges it is owed more than $150,000 for work
    GALVESTON – A Harris County plumbing subcontractor alleges that it was not paid for work performed on a Galveston County property.Able Plumbing Inc. filed a complaint on Aug. 2 in the Galveston County District Court against SLSCO LTD,…
  • Aug 23

    Doctor, Baylor College of Medicine accused of negligence after man's death

    Doctor, Baylor College of Medicine accused of negligence after man's death
    HOUSTON – A woman alleges her decedent died after a surgery because of negligence.Andrea Biancucci, as wrongful death beneficiary of Quintino Biancucci, deceased filed a complaint on Aug. 2 in the Harris County District Court against…
Rank this Week: 830

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Aug 23

    Changes in the Library

    Changes in the Library
    Welcome back!  The library is here to serve your research needs and to provide you with a place to study.  We are undergoing some changes which may create a few inconveniences this semester, but we look forward to serving you in an…
  • Aug 18

    Welcome to the Georgetown Law Library!

    Welcome to the Georgetown Law Library!
      All incoming students were sent registration information for Westlaw, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law to their unique @georgetown.edu email from the library.  If you can’t find the email, check your SPAM folder or the…
  • Aug 14

    Farewell to the Dengrove Courtroom Sketche

    Farewell to the Dengrove Courtroom Sketche
    Students returning to campus this fall may wonder what happened to the intriguing courtroom sketches that were on display in the Georgetown Law Library. Their creator, Ida Libby Dengrove, drew some of the most memorable trials of the late…
Rank this Week: 625

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Aug 23

    Post-Koken Decision Out of Armstrong County in Favor of Consolidation of Claims -- Court Notes Still No Clear Appellate Precedent on this Issue

    Post-Koken Decision Out of Armstrong County in Favor of Consolidation of Claims -- Court Notes Still No Clear Appellate Precedent on this Issue
    In a case of apparent first impression in Armstrong County, the court in the Post-Koken case of Stennett v. Religa and Erie Ins. Exchange, No. 2017-0491-Civil (C.P. Armstrong Co. July 24, 2017 Panchik, J.) denied a tortfeasor defendant's…
  • Aug 18

    TORT TALK PRACTICE TIP

    TORT TALK PRACTICE TIP
    BE REDUNDANT IN STATING YOUR LEGAL POSITION IN BRIEFSWhile redundancy in particular word use is to be avoided in brief writing, every effort should be made to repeatedly state the validity of your legal ­position supporting the relief…
  • Aug 15

    Twombly/Iqbal Standards Applied to Dismiss Bad Faith Complaint

    Twombly/Iqbal Standards Applied to Dismiss Bad Faith Complaint
    In the recent Eastern Federal District Court of Pennsylvania case of Jones v. Allstate, No. 17-00648 (E.D. Pa. June 19, 2017 Pappert, J.), the Court applied the mandates of Twombly/Iqbal in granting the carrier's motion to dismiss the…
Rank this Week: 868

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Aug 23

    Bench Trial vs. Jury Trial: The Advantages and Disadvantages of Both

    Bench Trial vs. Jury Trial: The Advantages and Disadvantages of Both
    What’s the best option to render your trial verdict—a jury or a judge? In a criminal trial, the defendant is allowed to choose to have a trial by jury or a trial by judge, also called a bench trial. There are specific advantages…
  • Aug 16

    What You Need to Know About Reckless Driving in Texa

    What You Need to Know About Reckless Driving in Texa
    Reckless driving is a serious crime in the state of Texas. An individual commits the offense of reckless driving by operating a motor vehicle with willful or wanton disregard for the safety of another person or property. Reckless driving…
  • Aug 9

    Has the Statute of Limitations Expired for Your Texas Crime?

    Has the Statute of Limitations Expired for Your Texas Crime?
    In Texas, an “expiration date,” called a statute of limitations, is in place for almost all types of crimes. A statute of limitations restricts how long an individual or entity can delay taking legal action regarding a…
Rank this Week: 466

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Aug 23

    Podcast #134: Why It’s Time for a Civil Right to Counsel, with John Pollock

    Podcast #134: Why It’s Time for a Civil Right to Counsel, with John Pollock
    On this episode, we discuss the civil right to counsel (sometimes called "civil Gideon") movement with John Pollock. Podcast #134: Why It’s Time for a Civil Right to Counsel, with John Pollock was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • Aug 21

    Dispatches from ILTA: Document Tech Mergers, Google Enters the Ring, and New Collaboration Expectation

    Dispatches from ILTA: Document Tech Mergers, Google Enters the Ring, and New Collaboration Expectation
    A lot happened at this year's International Legal Tech Association's annual conference. Here are some highlights. Dispatches from ILTA: Document Tech Mergers, Google Enters the Ring, and New Collaboration Expectations was originally…
  • Aug 21

    Access to Justice, Data Breaches, and Science for All Age

    Access to Justice, Data Breaches, and Science for All Age
    Three podcasts we're listening to this week: Legal Toolkit, Digital Detectives, and The Show about Science. Access to Justice, Data Breaches, and Science for All Ages was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
Rank this Week: 839

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 505

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

Covers juries, trial consulting, trial skills and litigation advocacy. By Keene Trial Consulting.

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Aug 23

    An effective way for women to #humblebrag 

    An effective way for women to #humblebrag 
    We have blogged a number of times on the problems with humblebragging. Observers see you as insincere and self-involved. But Forbes recently published an article that just may allow you to promote yourself as well as promoting…
  • Aug 21

    Adult female murder victim? Here’s who (statistically speaking) did it

    Adult female murder victim? Here’s who (statistically speaking) did it
    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released a report on racial and ethnic differences in homicides of adult women. After you read this, you will want to be very careful out there! As it happens, homicide is one of the leading…
  • Aug 18

    If you think online harassment is not a  problem—only 5% of the country agrees with you

    If you think online harassment is not a  problem—only 5% of the country agrees with you
    This issue has been the banner of a number of well-known male bloggers who encourage their readers to pile on [with their generally anonymous screen names] when commenters do not agree with the blogger. These bloggers make comments like,…
Rank this Week: 674

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.leventhalpllc.com/news-commentary/
  • Aug 23

    “[D]isputes-run-amok ground this lawsuit into stalemated trench warfare.”

    “[D]isputes-run-amok ground this lawsuit into stalemated trench warfare.”
    OW! This is one ugly order. The parties in this case have morphed the rules-driven process of a lawsuit into an unrecognizable kerfuffle fueled by mutual distrust and a paucity of reasonable compromise. The merits of the underlying dispute…
  • Aug 21

    Thoughts on Zombie Cases and Our Broken Legal System

    Thoughts on Zombie Cases and Our Broken Legal System
    Update (August 23, 2017): In this lengthy string of posts below, now spanning four years, we have lamented a often repeated phenomenon: business disputes where there are no actual disputes as to the facts and no actual disputes as to the law.…
  • Aug 18

    Peter “Extreme Caution” Nickitas Strikes Again, Gets a Spare This Time

    Peter “Extreme Caution” Nickitas Strikes Again, Gets a Spare This Time
    Recurring Minnesota Litigator character, Peter Nickitas, originally received his moniker, “Extreme Caution,” from Avvo, the on-line legal services scam “marketplace”, but Avvo has changed its format.…
Rank this Week: 433

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

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

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 584

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Aug 23

    Need a Confidence Boost? Try This Before You Speak

    Need a Confidence Boost? Try This Before You Speak
    When teaching speaking skills to lawyers, the first question is why participants are there. What do they want out of the session? The most common answer is they want to feel more confident. They want to feel or be somewhat different from what…
  • Aug 23

    Need a Confidence Boost? Try This Before You Speak

    Need a Confidence Boost? Try This Before You Speak
    When teaching speaking skills to lawyers, the first question is why participants are there. What do they want out of the session? The most common answer is they want to feel more confident. They want to feel or be somewhat different from what…
  • Aug 22

    Tips for the Well-Dressed (Male) Lawyer

    Tips for the Well-Dressed (Male) Lawyer
    Every new parent knows there are far more clothing options for baby girls than for baby boys. While selections have improved, it can still be a struggle to find outfits for the little gents that aren’t emblazoned with footballs or…
Rank this Week: 637

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 849

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 597

CityLand

CityLand

Features New York City land use news and legal research. From New York Law School.

http://www.citylandnyc.org/
  • Aug 23

    City’s Adult Use Zoning Rules Upheld

    City’s Adult Use Zoning Rules Upheld
    The Court of Appeals, after 22 years of litigation, upheld the City’s adult use zoning rules and dismissed the complaint challenging the rules. In 1994 the City’s Department of City Planning completed a study of sexually focused…
  • Aug 22

    Trees: Tort Liability For Injuries Involving Tree

    Trees: Tort Liability For Injuries Involving Tree
    Trees under the common law were considered natural conditions with the result that possessors of land were not liable for injuries caused trees. Professor William Prosser wrote in the first edition of the hornbook on Torts (1941) that the…
  • Aug 21

    City Planning Approves Morris Park BID

    City Planning Approves Morris Park BID
    Proposal encompasses 188 businesses in a 1.06 mile stretch of Morris Park Avenue in the Bronx. On August 9, 2017, the City Planning Commission approved the Department of Small Business Services’ plan to create the Morris Park Business…
Rank this Week: 635

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 23

    LOOK AT THE ECLIPSE PART TWO

    LOOK AT THE ECLIPSE PART TWO
    The Eclipse continues to affect America and Americans, including one frustrated FBI agent as this order written by US District Court Judge Merryday illustrates in a very Judge"Milt Hirschish" way. Meanwhile, you thought our post the…
  • Aug 21

    JUDGE RODRIGUEZ-CHOMAT HAS PASSED AWAY

    JUDGE RODRIGUEZ-CHOMAT HAS PASSED AWAY
    Judge Rodriguez-Chomat, who spent about a decade on the bench at the REGJB has passed away. We didn't know him very well, but his reputation was one of a kind, caring, and decent man and dedicated Judge. Like so many of his…
  • Aug 19

    STARE AT THE ECLIPSE

    STARE AT THE ECLIPSE
    And other sayings from our President. "Stare at the eclipse. Only Obama-care doctors say you can't watch the eclipse. People have been watching eclipses since they were walking with dinosaurs and you never hear any of them went blind.So…
Rank this Week: 468

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/
  • Aug 23

    Reminder: Central States Area Legal Writing Conference

    Reminder: Central States Area Legal Writing Conference
    The Central States Regional Writing Conference will be held on Friday, September 15, and Saturday, September 16, at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. There are 45 individual and panel presentations…
  • Aug 21

    UNLV is Hiring

    UNLV is Hiring
    The UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS—WILLIAM S. BOYD SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for tenure-track Associate Professors or tenured full Professors of Law. UNLV Law, one of the nation’s leading public law schools, is a community of…
  • Aug 21

    Central States Regional Legal Writing Conference

    Central States Regional Legal Writing Conference
    The Central States Regional Writing Conference is being held on Friday and Saturday, September 15-16, at the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. Conference Registration: To access the conference site and register, please go…
Rank this Week: 860

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Aug 22

    How to increase new business through active listening (Part 2 of 2)

    How to increase new business through active listening (Part 2 of 2)
    Professional salespeople have an old saying that “Whoever talks the most will enjoy the meeting the most.” That’s one reason lawyers so often leave business development meetings thinking the meeting was very successful; they…
  • Aug 8

    How to increase new business through active listening (Part 1 of 2)

    How to increase new business through active listening (Part 1 of 2)
    Why is listening hard for so many lawyers? Because you have to talk less. (One of the reasons I am a bit of a fanatic on this topic is that, like many lawyers, I would rather talk than listen.) Many experts say that when you are building…
  • Jul 25

    Seyfarth’s recent layoffs:  Much ado about nothing

    Seyfarth’s recent layoffs:  Much ado about nothing
    The LPM sky is not falling. In fact, we predict that a few years from now almost no one will remember the Seyfarth hiccup.  The firms that will be healthiest will be the ones that have given clients what they are asking for: LPM, LPM,…
Rank this Week: 542

Verdict

Verdict

Provides legal analysis and commentary on topical legal news and cases.

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Aug 22

    Free Speech Issues Raised by Internet Companies Denying Service to Neo-Nazi Site

    Free Speech Issues Raised by Internet Companies Denying Service to Neo-Nazi Site
    Cornell University law professor Michael C. Dorf uses the refusal of private internet domain registrars to do business with neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer to illustrate the need for a change in the law. Dorf acknowledges that in the case…
  • Aug 21

    Explicit Bigotry and Veiled Racism in the Trump Era

    Explicit Bigotry and Veiled Racism in the Trump Era
    George Washington law professor and economist Neil H. Buchanan warns of the false distinction between being racist and supporting racist policies. Buchanan points out racism is not limited to those marching with Nazis and Klansmen; to…
  • Aug 20

    Symbols and Distraction

    Symbols and Distraction
    Cornell University law professor Joseph Margulies comments on the announcement by the White House that it would expand the U.S. prison at Guantanamo. Margulies describes the role that Guantanamo has taken on—including its extremely high…
Rank this Week: 877

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, asset protection, charitable giving, and business law. By Kyle E. Krull.

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 525

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Covers credit card and other debt suit litigation in Texas from the defense side, including substantive legal and evidentiary issues, and comparative analysis of pleadings, legal theories, and litigation strategy. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://debt-suit-litigation-in-texas.blogspot.com
  • Aug 22

    CFPB: Surge in student debt load

    CFPB: Surge in student debt load
    CFPB PRESS RELEASE FROM AUGUST 16, 2017 (RE-POST) CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU FINDS PERCENTAGE OF BORROWERS WITH $20K IN STUDENT DEBT DOUBLED OVER LAST DECADERecord Student Debt Spurring Employers to Offer Student Loan…
  • Aug 22

    The National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts - A Bit of Background

    The National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts - A Bit of Background
    The family of National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts consist of a Master Student Loan Trust and more than a dozen statutory trusts that are distinguished by a suffix comprising the year of formation and a single digit sequence number,…
  • Aug 5

    Who will rein in the HOAs and their attorneys? - Dunning and foreclosure of assessment lien and FDCPA

    Who will rein in the HOAs and their attorneys? - Dunning and foreclosure of assessment lien and FDCPA
    Mahmoud v De Moss Owners Ass'n Inc., No. 15-20618 (5th Cir. July 28, 2017). Fifth Circuit judge Stephen A. Higginson writes separately to stress that "small" violations of the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act are…
Rank this Week: 677

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Del Gobbo on Unreliable Narration in Law and Fiction @danieldelgobbo

    Del Gobbo on Unreliable Narration in Law and Fiction @danieldelgobbo
    Daniel Del Gobbo has published Unreliable Narration in Law and Fiction, 30 Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 311 (2017). Here is the abstract. This article revisits long-standing debates about objective interpretation in the common…
  • Aug 22

    Lawrence Joseph's Sixth Book of Poetry Published @fsgbooks @StJohnsU

    Lawrence Joseph's Sixth Book of Poetry Published @fsgbooks @StJohnsU
    Lawrence Joseph, poet and professor of law at St. John's University, has published his sixth book of poems, So Where Are We? (Farrar, Straus, Giroux).Other collections of his poetry include Into It (2005), and Codes, Precepts, Biases, and…
  • Aug 22

    CFP: John Grisham and the Law: The University of Memphis Law Review @uofmemphi

    CFP: John Grisham and the Law: The University of Memphis Law Review @uofmemphi
    From the Mailbox: Via Andrew J. McClurg, University of Memphis School of Law:CALL FOR PAPERS:  JOHN GRISHAM AND THE LAWRudy Baylor, a Memphis Law graduate, lost his new associate job before it even started when a bigger firm bought the…
Rank this Week: 450

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkelderlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    What is Considered a Small Estate in New York Probate Court?

    What is Considered a Small Estate in New York Probate Court?
    In New York, estates with real property valued at less than $30,000 are considered “small estates” and may be able to pass through probate court much more quickly than larger estates, if the executor handles the process correctly.…
  • Aug 17

    How are Taxes Calculated for Inherited Property?

    How are Taxes Calculated for Inherited Property?
    When people learn they are going to be the beneficiaries of someone’s estate and will inherit property, many of them often wonder whether it will actually cost them money to do so. We often hear about raising or lowering the federal and…
  • Aug 14

    What are the Marital Inheritance Laws in New York?

    What are the Marital Inheritance Laws in New York?
    A last will and testament spells out the final wish of the deceased, including how he or she wishes to allocate assets amongst friends and family. However, there are certain limitations to the extent deceased spouses may effectively cut out…
Rank this Week: 578

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    What Are The 3 Most Prominent Divorce Expenses?

    What Are The 3 Most Prominent Divorce Expenses?
    While getting married can be one of the most wonderful experiences in one’s life, a divorce can change all that. Your world can turn upside down in such trying times as you have to go through several types of divorce expenses apart from…
  • Aug 21

    How Can Kids Get Affected By Divorce?

    How Can Kids Get Affected By Divorce?
    Are kids really affected after their parents’ divorce? It is a difficult question to answer for sure. Different children may react or behave differently to their parents’ divorce. On many occasions, how the parents conduct…
  • Aug 18

    Why Divorce Mediation Is Better Than Litigation

    Why Divorce Mediation Is Better Than Litigation
    The decision on whether one should settle your divorce case through mediation or litigation will depend on individual circumstances of every case. There are many cases when the two parties can sit together and negotiate their settlement…
Rank this Week: 430

Employment Law and Litigation

Employment Law and Litigation

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/employment/
Rank this Week: 848

Music - Technology - Policy

Music - Technology - Policy

Covers issues for professional creators in the music and movie businesses.

http://www.musictechpolicy.com/
  • Aug 22

    Tell your Senator to stand up to Google and support the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act #iamjanedoe

    Tell your Senator to stand up to Google and support the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act #iamjanedoe
    Call your state's Senators at  (202) 224-3121 and ask them to stand up and support S 1693 the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act!  
  • Aug 20

    YouTube, Facebook and Moral Right

    YouTube, Facebook and Moral Right
    I was honored last year to have been asked to participate in a symposium on moral rights co-sponsored by the U.S. Copyright Office and the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at the George Mason University School of Law.…
  • Aug 20

    Spotify to be Represented by Christopher Sprigman in Nashville Case

    Spotify to be Represented by Christopher Sprigman in Nashville Case
    In what I perceive to be a defining move, Spotify evidently has engaged Professor Christopher Sprigman to represent the company in the Nashville litigation (just the Bluewater case so far).  Professor Sprigman’s appearance may…
Rank this Week: 446

Federalist Society Blog

Federalist Society Blog

Provides legal news and independent commentary.

http://fedsoc.org/blog
  • Aug 22

    Overturning Auer Deference

    Overturning Auer Deference
    In conjunction with the Supreme Court Clinic at Antonin Scalia Law School, Garco Construction, Inc. has filed a petition for writ of certiorari asking the Supreme Court to overturn the doctrine commonly known as Auer deference. Put simply,…
  • Aug 21

    Examining Agency Authority: Mexichem Fluor, Inc. v. EPA - DC Circuit

    Examining Agency Authority: Mexichem Fluor, Inc. v. EPA - DC Circuit
    In a nearly 30 year old Duke Law Journal article, Justice Scalia asked with regard to Chevron deference, “How clear is clear?” Last week in Mexichem Fluor, Inc. v. EPA, Judges Brett Kavanaugh and Robert Wilkins took opposing views…
  • Aug 17

    Public Health Epidemics and the Litigation Cure

    Public Health Epidemics and the Litigation Cure
    A recent article in the Financial Times, Drug Industry faces ‘tidal wave’ of litigation over opioid crisis (subscription may be required), notes that officials at every level of government – states, cities and counties…
Rank this Week: 740

Constitutionalism & Democracy

Constitutionalism & Democracy

A law blog by Albany Law School Professor Stephen Gottlieb and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship James Gathii

http://constitutionalismanddemocracy.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 22

    I Have a Dream

    I Have a Dream
    The North was segregated after Brown outlawed segregation in 1954. It didn’t happen by private individual choices but by government decisions that blocked banks from lending to African-Americans in both the suburbs and inner cities.…
  • Aug 21

    For Peaceful Counter-protest

    For Peaceful Counter-protest
    There is a debate that follows political activism – whether to be peaceful or violent. I’ve seen reviews of contrary scholarship. One view is that the old KKK used many of the same tactics as the modern “Alt-right,”…
  • Aug 15

    Shots Fired – The Tragedy of Policy Shooting

    Shots Fired – The Tragedy of Policy Shooting
    Last night I heard an episode of Radio Lab, which they call “Shots Fired,” that is far and away the best presentation I have heard about the persistent tragedy of police shootings. They were very blunt about the part that racial…
Rank this Week: 544

Business Litigation Info

Business Litigation Info

Covers business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media. By Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

http://www.ficlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Ben Dusing, Faruki Attorney For Doug Evans, Files Motion to Dismiss All Charge

    Ben Dusing, Faruki Attorney For Doug Evans, Files Motion to Dismiss All Charge
    It’s up to a judge, who will decide in October, if federal charges should be dropped against a Newton landscaping company and its well-known owner, Doug Evans, or if the case will go to trial next year. Ben Dusing, Partner at Faruki…
  • Aug 21

    Supreme Court Closes Venue Bridge for Patent Troll

    Supreme Court Closes Venue Bridge for Patent Troll
    Last term, the United States Supreme Court drastically limited the field of locations where patent infringement suits can be filed. In TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, No. 16-341 (May 22, 2017), the Court held that the law…
  • Aug 4

    When is Speaking to the Media About a Pending Lawsuit ‘Frivolous Conduct’ Under Ohio Law?

    When is Speaking to the Media About a Pending Lawsuit ‘Frivolous Conduct’ Under Ohio Law?
    In an emotionally charged case involving child sexual abuse allegations and claims of wrongful termination, emerged an unlikely decision with the potential to curtail lawyers’ First Amendment rights in Ohio. The Cleveland-based trial…
Rank this Week: 708

Maryland Business Law & Corporate…

Maryland Business Law & Corporate Litigation Blog

By William S. Heyman.

http://www.heymanfirm.com/news/
Rank this Week: 835

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Aug 22

    Parents: How High Does Your IQ Need to Be To Raise Your Children?

    Parents: How High Does Your IQ Need to Be To Raise Your Children?
    Amy Fabbriniand Eric Ziegler lost custody of their two sons, Christopher and Hunter, shortly after they were born. Oregon’s Department of Human Services (DHS) allegedly removed both boys because their parents had low IQ test scores.The…
  • Aug 21

    The Legalities of Firing Nazi

    The Legalities of Firing Nazi
    Charlottesville, Virginia is on everybody’s lips. In response to the removal of Confederate monuments, neo-Nazis, KKK members, white supremacists, militia, hard right conservatives, and others gathered–many armed with…
  • Aug 18

    Trump’s Twitter: Social Media Ruling Leads to Challenges to President’s Practice

    Trump’s Twitter: Social Media Ruling Leads to Challenges to President’s Practice
    As we’ve already discussed, a recent court ruling determined that when a politician blocks somebody from a social media account used for official business-even if made through private channels-it can be a violation of First Amendment…
Rank this Week: 806

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Missouri motor vehicle crash, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. By The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.missouriinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Missouri Auto Accident Attorney Helps the Victims of Serious Highway Accident

    Missouri Auto Accident Attorney Helps the Victims of Serious Highway Accident
    The year 2016 marks the deadliest year on US Highways in almost 10 years, with an estimated 40,000 fatalities. A recent study conducted by the vehicle tracking company, Geotab, identifies the most dangerous highways in each state, based on…
  • Jul 13

    Six Vehicle Crash Involving Two Semi Trucks, Kill Five on Interstate 70 in Kansa

    Six Vehicle Crash Involving Two Semi Trucks, Kill Five on Interstate 70 in Kansa
    (Photo by Keith Myers of The Kansas City Star via The Associated Press) Bonner Springs, Kansas- The crash occurred about ten miles west of Kansas City, Kansas, on Tuesday July 11th 2017 at approximately 2:30p.m., in the westbound lanes of…
  • Jun 7

    Man Dies After Falling Off Of Roof of Moving SUV In Randolph County

    Man Dies After Falling Off Of Roof of Moving SUV In Randolph County
    June 5th, at approximately 6:00PM, 25-year-old Asher Kimbrough was riding on the roof of 26-year-old Jacob Gerhard’s 2008 GMC Acadia. Kimbrough fell off of the roof of the Acadia and landed in the roadway. Kimbrough was…
Rank this Week: 659

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: 435

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Property Owner Accused of Negligence in Orange County

    Property Owner Accused of Negligence in Orange County
    A tenant is suing a property owner for alleged negligence in the Orange County Circuit Court. The woman filed a complaint on June 23 alleging that the property owner failed to provide a safe environment for her tenants. According to the…
  • Aug 10

    Orlando Business Being Sued for Failing to Fix Dangerous Condition in Parking Lot

    Orlando Business Being Sued for Failing to Fix Dangerous Condition in Parking Lot
    A business invitee is suing an Orlando business for alleged negligence. The woman filed a complaint on June 21 in the Orange County Circuit Court, alleging that the business failed to provide a safe environment for its business invitees.…
  • Aug 7

    Uber Knowingly Leased Unsafe Cars To Its Drivers In Singapore

    Uber Knowingly Leased Unsafe Cars To Its Drivers In Singapore
    Uber knowingly leased unsafe cars to its drivers in Singapore, according to new reports. One of those cars, a recalled Honda Vezel with an Uber driver at the wheel, spouted flames from its dashboard in January, melting the car’s…
Rank this Week: 696

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Covers construction law, government contracts, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.gravel2gavel.com/
Rank this Week: 796

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 480

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Report: Wells Fargo Imposed Home Warranties on Unsuspecting Mortgage Customer

    Report: Wells Fargo Imposed Home Warranties on Unsuspecting Mortgage Customer
    Wells Fargo and home warranty company American Home Shield (AHS) have been accused in dozens of consumer complaints filed online and with the Federal Trade Commission of charging unsuspecting mortgage customers with a bill for an…
  • Aug 18

    Bank of America to Pay $6M to Couple Bankrupted, Evicted

    Bank of America to Pay $6M to Couple Bankrupted, Evicted
    An eight-year dispute over allegations of debt harassment, illegal foreclosure and a resulting bankruptcy has been resolved, with Bank of America agreeing to pay $6 million to the couple affected.  The proposed settlement has reportedly…
  • Aug 12

    Failure to Prosecute Banks Haunts Democratic Politician

    Failure to Prosecute Banks Haunts Democratic Politician
    There is no singular public official who bears the entire burden for failure to prosecute banks during the foreclosure crisis. However, many of them do have some responsibility, considering some 9.3 million American families lost their homes…
Rank this Week: 611

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Phillips & Associates.

https://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 726

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Driving While Intoxicated on Marijuana | Drugged Driving in Texa

    Driving While Intoxicated on Marijuana | Drugged Driving in Texa
    Driving While Intoxicated – Marijuana Most people think of alcohol when they think about Driving While Intoxicated, but can you be convicted of DWI if you are alleged to have been high on marijuana? Yes – depending on the facts of…
  • Aug 17

    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?

    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?
    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas? Deferred adjudication in Texas is an alternative to jail or prison time and is a form of community supervision (probation) that is allowed under Code of Criminal Procedure 42A.101 through…
  • Aug 16

    Using a Fake ID in Texas: A Look at the Criminal Consequence

    Using a Fake ID in Texas: A Look at the Criminal Consequence
    Go to any college town in Texas, and there’s a high likelihood many students will have a fake ID tucked in their purse or pocket. In fact, it may be the one thing they never leave home without. While a fake ID may be an…
Rank this Week: 819

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Aug 22

    Browsewrap/Clickwrap Distinction Vexes Another Court–Nevarez v. Ticketmaster

    Browsewrap/Clickwrap Distinction Vexes Another Court–Nevarez v. Ticketmaster
    We just blogged about online contract formation yesterday, but it’s worth revisiting the topic so quickly because this case demonstrates another crash-and-burn failure of the browsewrap-clickwrap dichotomy. How many times must the…
  • Aug 21

    Uber’s Contract Upheld in Second Circuit–Meyer v. Uber

    Uber’s Contract Upheld in Second Circuit–Meyer v. Uber
    This is a lawsuit alleging price fixing against Uber and its former CEO Travis Kalanick. Uber (and Kalanick) moved to compel arbitration on the basis of the arbitration clause in Uber’s terms of service. The district court found that…
  • Aug 16

    White-on-White Trademark Usage Might Constitute Initial Interest Confusion–Agdia v. Xia

    White-on-White Trademark Usage Might Constitute Initial Interest Confusion–Agdia v. Xia
    Are we really litigating trademark references in white-on-white text in 2017??? Yes, we are, and yes, the whole case is a throwback to the mid-2000s (e.g., the 2008 Venture Tape case)–with effects that would be comical if they…
Rank this Week: 628

Corruption Chronicles

Corruption Chronicles

Covers government transparency, accountability and integrity. By Judicial Watch.

http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 631

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

Stay up-to-date with Georgia law, news and current events.

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Another Airbag Death Reported in Florida

    Another Airbag Death Reported in Florida
    The much beleaguered Takata Corporation is not finding things getting easier for them. Embroiled in lawsuits that have forced the company to declare bankruptcy, there might be one more wrongful... Read more » The post Another Airbag…
  • Aug 21

    Talc Trial Underway in California

    Talc Trial Underway in California
    Johnson & Johnson has been the center of several trials that have alleged that their talc powder product, Shower to Shower, causes ovarian cancer. After several losses in the litigation-friendly... Read more » The post Talc Trial…
  • Aug 18

    Deadpool 2 Stuntwoman Dies On Set

    Deadpool 2 Stuntwoman Dies On Set
    Stuntmen and stuntwomen are having a bad summer this year, as are the production companies they work for filming television shows and movies. Last month, stuntman John Bernecker was killed... Read more » The post Deadpool 2 Stuntwoman…
Rank this Week: 769

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    California Issues Guidelines for Preventing and Correcting Workplace Harassment

    California Issues Guidelines for Preventing and Correcting Workplace Harassment
    California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) not only prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation, but goes a step farther than similar state laws in its explicit requirement that employers take reasonable…
  • Aug 15

    Missouri Amends Its Human Rights Act and Codifies Whistleblower Protection

    Missouri Amends Its Human Rights Act and Codifies Whistleblower Protection
    On June 30, 2017, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens signed a bill into law that makes substantial changes to Missouri’s employment discrimination laws. The Bill, which goes into effect on August 28, amends the Missouri Human Rights Act…
  • Aug 11

    U.S. Senate Confirms Marvin Kaplan to Serve on the National Labor Relations Board

    U.S. Senate Confirms Marvin Kaplan to Serve on the National Labor Relations Board
    n August 3, 2017, the U.S. Senate confirmed Marvin Kaplan, a former Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission attorney, to fill one of the two vacant seats on the National Labor Relations Board. Kaplan’s confirmation moves the…
Rank this Week: 541

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 827

The Zimmer Law Firm

The Zimmer Law Firm

Covers elder law, estate planning, Medicaid, probate, wills and trusts.

http://www.zimmerlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    How Can You Protect Your Inheritance?

    How Can You Protect Your Inheritance?
    A Cincinnati inheritance planning lawyer provides advice on protecting assets that will transfer to loved ones. As a person nears the end of his or her life, there could be substantial medical costs incurred and costly long term care services…
  • Aug 17

    Why Estate Planning is Important in Blended Familie

    Why Estate Planning is Important in Blended Familie
    Cincinnati estate planning lawyers help people in all different life circumstances to make appropriate plans for their future. In addition to providing advice on issues like retirement planning and financial planning, we also help you to…
  • Aug 15

    Can I Get Long-Term Care At Home?

    Can I Get Long-Term Care At Home?
    A Cincinnati Medicaid attorney provides help to people who need to make sure they can get care as a senior or in case of an illness or an injury. As you get older, the chance that you will need some kind of long term care increases…
Rank this Week: 857

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Aug 22

    Reminder: No Ostensible Subcontractor Protests At GAO

    Reminder: No Ostensible Subcontractor Protests At GAO
    The GAO lacks jurisdiction to consider a challenge to a contract awardee’s size status, including questions of whether the awardee is affiliated with its subcontractor under the ostensible subcontractor rule. In a recent bid protest…
  • Aug 18

    Agency Insists On Subcontract With OEM; GAO Agree

    Agency Insists On Subcontract With OEM; GAO Agree
    Subcontracting is a way of life for many federal government contractors; however, the identification and selection of such subcontractors is usually left up to the reasonable discretion of the prime contractor. So what happens when a…
  • Aug 18

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: August 14-18, 2017

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: August 14-18, 2017
    With what is being deemed “The Great American Eclipse” ready to hit the skies on Monday, there is a lot of excitement in the air here in Lawrence. We are just off the path of totality and are expecting 99.3% coverage. My…
Rank this Week: 841