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  • Top 10 in Law Blogs: Amazon Drones in India, Ignoring Divorce, Hiring Counsel

    When Amazon debuted video of a futuristic drone delivery service—many imagined it was just that, futuristic, and not coming anytime soon. While that may be true in the United States, Amazon did actually plan to roll it out this year in India. That isn’t happening, and Mark McKinnon explains why today. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 188.

    26 readers - Colin O'Keefe/ Real Lawyers Have Blogs
  • Former Siemens Patent Attorney Indicted In $2.4 Million Fraudulent Billing Scheme

    “The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit.” – Gorden Gekko, Wall Street. Maybe “greed works” for some. For Alexander James Burke, however, greed may end up being his downfall.

    31 readers - Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights
    • SunBurst Foods Recalls Deli Products

      SunBurst Foods of Goldsboro is voluntarily recalling all of its SunBurst, Fresh Bites and Private labeled products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The products being recalled were sold in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. This recall was initiated as a result of sampling and testing performed by the North Car ...
      9 readers - Bill Marler/ Listeria Blog
    • SunBurst Recalls Listeria Tainted Products From Four States

      SunBurst Foods of Goldsboro is voluntarily recalling all of its SunBurst, Fresh Bites and Private labeled products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The products being recalled were sold in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. This recall was initiated as a result of sampling and testing performed by the North Ca ...
      10 readers - Drew Falkenstein/ Food Poison Journal

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    • Federal jury returns guilty verdict for Blackwater security guards

      … [JURIST report] with survivors and families of victims in the 2007 shooting incident. In 2011, two former Blackwater contractors were convicted of involuntary manslaughter [JURIST report] in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia for their role in the May 2009 shooting deaths of two Afghan nationals. Blackwater ceased operations in Baghdad [JURIST report] in May 2009 when its security contracts expired and were not renewed. …

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    • Idaho governor asks entire Ninth Circuit to review same-sex marriage ruling

      … [JURIST report] a lawsuit challenging Puerto Rico's same-sex marriage ban. Last week a federal judge overturned [JURIST report] Alaska's same-sex marriage ban. Earlier this month the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit struck down same-sex marriage bans [JURIST report] in Idaho and Nevada. That ruling followed the US Supreme Court's announcement earlier this month that it had denied seven pending appeals [JURIST report], effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wisconsin and Indiana. …

      1 readers - Peter Snyder/ JURIST
    • Rear End Collision : Two Questions You Should Ask

      …, the tailing driver may be partially at fault or not at fault at all. In a contributory negligence state like Virginia, any negligence on the part of the forward driver that was a direct cause of the collision will allow the tailing driver to avoid paying damages to the forward driver. Rear End Collision:The Importance of Contacting a Personal Injury…

      3 readers - Brien Roche/ Brien Roche Law
    • SCOTUSblog on camera: Laurence H. Tribe (Part two)

      … with complicated human situations and the people who are affected by law, and the human dynamics of complicated institutions like the U.S. Supreme Court.” In this six-part interview, Laurence H. Tribe, the Carl M. Loeb University Professor and Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard Law School, discusses his background, from his birth in Shanghai, China…

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      • SCOTUSblog on camera: Laurence H. Tribe (Part one)

        From birth in Shanghai, China during World War Two to a summa in math at Harvard to a long and distinguished career in legal academe and Supreme Court advocacy. “People ask, ‘Why did you pick constitutional law?’ I mean, come on. Who, with a real opportunity to dig into a subject of law would not want that to be constitutional law? It has everything. It has history. It has moral philosophy.

        2 readers - Fabrizio Di Piazza/ SCOTUSblog
    • Waldo Cancels A Virginia Visit

      … Home > National Eminent Domain > Waldo Cancels A Virginia Visit Outstanding Virginia eminent domain attorney, Joe Waldo, cancelled a scheduled meeting over a planned pipeline to traverse Floyd County, Virginia. It is noteworthy that the decision to cancel the meeting was because the pipeline route might be moved. This is an interesting…

      1 readers - Alan Ackerman/ National Eminent Domain
    • Child Support: What to Do When a Child Emancipates

      … It’s a common story. Pursuant to your Virginia divorce decree, you are ordered to pay your ex-spouse $1,200/month in child support for your three children. A few years later, your oldest child graduates from high school and goes off to college. So what do you do? You figure $1,200/month divided by three kids = $400 per kid, so you’ll reduce…

      3 readers - Livesay & Myers, P.C.
    • Top 10 in Law Blogs: Amazon Drones in India, Ignoring Divorce, Hiring Counsel

      … Injury Theories – Virginia attorney Andrew Trask of McGuireWoods on the firm’s blog, Class Action Countermeasures Court Determines that Employer’s FMLA Notice Sent by Email is Not Reliable (Sending Employer World into Tizzy) – Chicago attorney Jeffrey Nowak of Franczek Radelet on the firm’s blog, FMLA Insights For more of the best, check out LXBN, a complete review of the top insight and commentary across the LexBlog Network. …

      26 readers - Colin O'Keefe/ Real Lawyers Have Blogs
    • Federal judge dismisses challenge to Puerto Rico same-sex marriage ban

      … of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] struck down same-sex marriage bans [JURIST report] in Idaho and Nevada. That ruling followed the US Supreme Court's announcement earlier this month that it had denied seven pending appeals [JURIST report], effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wisconsin and Indiana…

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      • Puerto Rico ban on same-sex marriage upheld

        Relying mainly on two legal points that federal courts have repeatedly rejected over the past sixteen months, a federal trial judge in San Juan ruled Tuesday that Puerto Rico’s ban on same-sex marriage survives constitutional challenge. The combination of a one-line Supreme Court decision in 1972 and the Court’s full-scale ruling in June a year ago on the federal Defense of ...

        3 readers - Lyle Denniston/ SCOTUSblog
      • Mississippi same-sex marriage ban challenged

        [JURIST] Two same-sex couples filed [complaint, PDF] a lawsuit against the state of Mississippi on Monday challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban. The Campaign for Southern Equality [advocacy website], which filed the suit on behalf of the couples in the US District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi [official website], works to promote equality for lesbian ...

        2 readers - JURIST
      • Puerto Rico federal court dismisses same-sex marriage lawsuit

        United States District Judge Juan Perez-Gimenez has dismissed a challenge to Puerto Rico’s law limiting marriage to one man and one woman. He concluded the outcome was controlled by the Supreme Court’s summary rejection of same-sex marriage claims in Baker v. Nelson in 1972, a view that has been rejected by every other federal court since United States v.

        6 readers - Dale Carpenter/ The Volokh Conspiracy
      • Puerto Rico Court Upholds Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

        Puerto Rico Court Upholds Ban On Same-Sex Marriage In one of the few recent victories for opponents of same-sex marriage, the federal district court for the district of Puerto Rico yesterday dismissed a challenge to the Puerto Rico law that recognizes only opposite-gender marriage. In Conde-Vidal v. Garcia-Padilla, (D PR, Oct.

        2 readers - Howard Friedman/ Religion Clause
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