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A Visit To The Cemetery

The Tennessee Court of Appeals reversed in part the grant of summary judgment to the defendant in an injury case that occurred in a final resting place The Plaintiff-Appellant in this matter, Sylvia Davis (“Ms. Davis”), filed a complaint in... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Davis, Tennessee Court of Appeals, Legal Profession Prof, Sylvia Davis


Hoosiers

The Indiana Supreme Court has imposed 30-day suspensions in two unrelated matters. One case involves a form of misconduct that we see with increasing frequency Respondent, while representing “Client” in a civil matter, sent Client a series of sexually explicit... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Indiana Supreme Court, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process


Domestic Violence Suspension

The Indiana Supreme Court accepted a jointly-proposed 90 day suspension In October 2017, Respondent battered his wife. He was charged with several counts and ultimately pled guilty in December 2019 to battery as a class A misdemeanor. Respondent has a... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Indiana Supreme Court, Respondent, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process


Top Marines expected to testify to Congress about fatal AAV training accident and safety procedures

The Marine Corps’ top leaders will speak before a Congressional committee on Monday, May 3, addressing lawmakers’ concern about a “lack of safety” and an uptick in training accidents. The appearance was prompted by a recently released investigation into the most deadly accident the Corps has had training with the amphibious assault vehicles that have been in use since the 1970s. With the number of military training accidents and fatalities outpacing combat deaths in recent years, lawmakers have ...
Tags: News, Congress, California, Sport, Marine, Soccer, Military, Marine Corps, Marines, Pentagon, Wood, Jackie, Berger, Congressional Research Service, Congressional, AAV


The voices in Makhafula Vilakazi’s head

A poet raised in transit, Makhafula Vilakazi speaks from the margins, even as he has almost escaped them The post The voices in Makhafula Vilakazi’s head appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Writing, Law, Poetry, Transit, Performance, Friday, Soweto, Kasi, Duality, Makhafula Vilakazi, Dj Sbu, Concerning Blacks, Matodzi Gift Ramashia, RAMS Attorneys


The Law Is Evolving Faster Than Ever Because of Blog Software

The law is evolving faster than at anytime in the history of our country. The reason is blog software. The law is not limited to what state or federal legislatures pass or courts decide. The law evolves because of an ongoing discussion of the law and society taking place in the writings of legal professionals. This writing has exploded, and exploded on more niches than we could have every imagined because of a blog software. Gatekeepers, whether large publishing companies, association...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized


Schiff And Arent Sitting In A Tree… — See Also

Everybody Do The Merge!: Schiff Hardin and Arent Fox look ready to dance. Alternative Dispute Settlement: Shooting up a lawyer's office is a kind of resolution. In My Day, Federal Law Enforcement Was Courteous To Suspects: Rudy Giuliani is complaining mightily that the DOJ wouldn't just tell him that they were investigating him. Pre-Requisites: Law schools are going to need to see some proof of vaccination.
Tags: Law, Doj, Rudy Giuliani, Schiff, Schiff Hardin, Arent Fox, See Also


Covid rule that ‘turned care homes into prisons’ to be scrapped

Residents in England will no longer have to self-isolate if they leave home and remain outdoorsA rule forcing care home residents who go on any sort of outside visit to then spend two weeks in their room is being scrapped, the government announces today. Campaigners have hailed the reversal, with one group saying the regulation had turned “care homes into prisons”.Under new guidance to begin from Tuesday, people living in care homes in England will not have to self-isolate if they leave the home...
Tags: Health, England, Society, Social Care, Older people, Coronavirus


Biglaw Squeezing Every Bit Of Value Out Of Attorneys

Biglaw knows how to get their money's worth from every attorney hired.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Trivia Question of the Day


ICE said to transfer women out of detention center that became infamous over allegations of forced sterilization

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, file photo, Dawn Wooten, left, a nurse at Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, speaks at a news conference in Atlanta protesting conditions at the immigration jail. The Trump administration is deporting several women who have alleged they were abused or mistreated by a Georgia gynecologist at an immigration detention center, according to lawyers representing the women. AP Photo/Jeff Amy ICE has transferred out the last women at Irwin Cou...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Law, Immigration, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ice, Department Of Justice, Biden, Department Of Homeland Security, Charles Davis, Los Angeles Times, Trump, GEO Group


Pre-Invention Innovations Not Captured by Employment Agreement Duty to Assign

by Dennis Crouch Bio-Rad Labs, Inc. v. ITC and 10X Genomics (Fed. Cir. 2021) At its core, this is an employer-inventor dispute in the area of gene sequencing technology.  Saxonov & Hindson co-founded company QuantLife that was bought out by Bio-Rad. The pair then became Bio-Rad employees. At both companies they signed agreements to transfer invention rights to Bio-Rad. In April 2012 the pair left Bio-Rad; in July 2012 formed 10X; and began filing new patent applications in August 2012. These app...
Tags: Law, California, US, Itc, Patent, Fed, Bio Rad, Federal Circuit, Dana Farber, Dennis Crouch, USITC, Ono Pharm Co Ltd, Bio Rad Labs Inc, Saxonov Hindson, Hindson, Saxonov


What3Words sends legal threat to a security researcher for sharing an open-source alternative

A U.K. company behind digital addressing system What3Words has sent a legal threat to a security researcher for offering to share an open-source software project with other researchers, which What3Words claims violate its copyright. Aaron Toponce, a systems administrator at XMission, received a letter on Thursday from a law firm representing What3Words, requesting that he delete tweets related to the open source alternative, WhatFreeWords. The letter also demands that he disclose to the law firm...
Tags: Google, Security, Twitter, Privacy, Law, Tech, Javascript, Software, United Kingdom, Computing, Operating Systems, Tierney, Three Words, What3words, Andrew Tierney, Aaron Toponce


Controlled substances, political ads and employee transfers

This week we highlight petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether doctors may argue “good faith” as a defense for violating the Controlled Substances Act in prescribing pain medication, whether the Philadelphia transit system can prohibit political advertisements on its buses, and whether an employee who is transferred to a new job with the same pay and benefits as before can bring a claim of employment discrimination. In Ruan v. United States, Dr. Xiulu ...
Tags: Featured, Minnesota, Supreme Court, Law, City, United States, Philadelphia, Savage, Kessler, Lehman, U S Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, U S Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 11th Circuit, Cole, 4th Circuit


One Goal For All: The U.S. Women’s National Team’s Fight For Equal Pay

The USWNT earn $3,000 less for winning a World Cup game than the men do for losing one.
Tags: Law, Sports, Soccer, Women's Issues, U S Women 's National Team, Maya Cohen


Stat Of The Week: Rays Of Climate Hope

Solar and wind appear poised to make major inroads.
Tags: Energy, Law, Stat of the Week, Environment / Environmental Law


Counsel file initial sentencing briefs on "Blakely factors" in preparation for Derek Chauvin's sentencing

As reported in this local article, headlined "Prosecutors seek aggravated sentence against Derek Chauvin, argue George Floyd was ‘treated with particular cruelty’," the sentencing phase of the prosecution of the former police office convicted of killing George Floyd is now at the first briefing stage.  Here are the basics: Prosecutors asked a judge Friday to give Derek Chauvin a longer prison sentence for killing George Floyd, arguing that the crime was particularly cruel.... Chauvin will be se...
Tags: Minnesota, Law, Washington, Nelson, Frank, State, Floyd, Hennepin County, Douglas A Berman, Eric Nelson, Chauvin, Matthew Frank, Peter Cahill, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, George Floyd See Blakely


Who Is Dissenting In The Ninth Circuit?

A look at the relationship between the party of the appointing president and dissenting opinions.
Tags: Law, Courts, Adam Feldman, Ninth Circuit, Juris Lab


Fabric Life Insurance Review: Get Term Life Insurance Quotes

Fabric is a great term life insurance option for those who want to quickly obtain coverage. Here's a look at what Fabric Life has to offer. The post Fabric Life Insurance Review: Get Term Life Insurance Quotes appeared first on Bible Money Matters and was written by Lorraine Smithills. Copyright © Bible Money Matters - please visit biblemoneymatters.com for more great content.
Tags: Review, Marketing, Insurance, Life Insurance, Lorraine Smithills, Fabric Life Insurance Review, Fabric Life


Lawyer Who Shot Up Co-Counsel’s Office Given… 5-Year Suspension?

This seems too light, but the court has its reasons.
Tags: Crime, Law, Legal Ethics, Small Law Firms, Lawyer Who Shot Up Co Counsel


Justices and litigants spar over whether renewable-fuel law creates a “funnel” or a “safety valve”

The Supreme Court heard oral argument Tuesday in HollyFrontier Cheyenne Refining, LLC v. Renewable Fuels Association, which considers whether small refiners can take advantage of a compliance exemption in the Renewable Fuel Standard program if they have not received that exemption continuously. (The full statutory scheme is elaborated here.) The petitioners are three small refineries who argue that the word “extension” in the statute’s exemption language provides a metaphorical safety valve for...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Senate, Epa, Environmental Protection Agency, Chevron, Thomas, Morrison, John Roberts, Roberts, Alito, Renewable Fuels Association, Stephen Breyer, Breyer


Biglaw’s ‘Only’ Openly Nonbinary Partner Speaks Out

'Everyone's just been delighted to feel that they can come along with me in this journey,' they said.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Quote Of The Day, Partner Issues, Nonbinary Rights, Rafael Langer-Osuna


Turkey: Increase On The Corporate Income Tax Rate - Gun + Partners

The Law on Amending the Law on the Procedure for the Collection of Public Receivables and the Law and Certain Laws numbered 7316 (the "Law") was published in the Official Gazette numbered 31462 and...
Tags: News, Law, Turkey


What I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Law Firm (Part I)

Defining who you’d like to serve and what type of law to practice will help you focus and lead to more success.
Tags: Law, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, Iffy Ibekwe


Biglaw Surprises Some With Record Profits In 2020 — Now What?

The Renaissance is here, the 'do-over' is possible, and the positive 2020 momentum can be continued.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, COVID-19, Joe Tiano, Nancy B. Rapoport


Did Rudy Finally Strike Out?

Rudy Giuliani is playing dumb. He feigns surprise the FBI didn't want his hard drives with Hunter Biden's material. As if he doesn't know the FBI is investigating his activities, not Hunter's, regarding the Ukraine. The FBI warned... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Law, Ukraine, Fbi, Rudy Giuliani, Hunter, Hunter Biden


The Life And Legacy Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A deep dive into the Justice's final book.
Tags: Law, Courts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, The Jabot, Amanda Tyler, Featured Podcasts, The Jabot Podcast


Biglaw Firms In Rumored Tie-Up Talks Refuse To Comment On Would-Be Merger

Is there a combination in the works here?
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Schiff Hardin, Law Firm Mergers, Arent Fox


Credit Suisse Basically Headquartered In Court These Days

It’s not like the bank’s got other pressing issues it needs to deal with now, right?
Tags: Law, Finance, ATL Finance, Finance Docket, Credit Suisse Basically Headquartered In Court



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