Category

A Transport Truck Exploded In Ontario, Canada. How Could This Have Been Prevented?

Posted on by Edward Lott

In October, a terrible tragedy struck in Northern Ontario. A veteran truck driver and father of nine was among those killed in a devastating pileup which killed three people and set off a massive fireball on the highway. The incident, according to police, involved at least four transport trucks and three fuel tankers and spilled … Continue reading “A Transport Truck Exploded In Ontario, Canada. How Could This Have Been Prevented?”

A Trucking Company Owner In Canada Was Just Jailed For a Collision – Here’s Why That Matters

Posted on by Edward Lott

On February 13, 2014, a transport truck operated by Ontario-based ABI trucking collided with the vehicle of an off-duty police officer. He died on-scene. Investigators quickly found that the accident could have been prevented – over the course of five days, the truck was driven for nearly one hundred fifteen hours. That on its own … Continue reading “A Trucking Company Owner In Canada Was Just Jailed For a Collision – Here’s Why That Matters”

Law review editors missed a few, so we have this usage skills quiz for you

Posted on by Edward Lott

Home In-Depth Reporting Law review editors missed a few, so we have… Bryan Garner on Words By Bryan A. Garner April 2018   Bryan A. Garner. Photograph by Terri Glanger. Early each year, I collect for the Green Bag the most egregious gaffes to have appeared in the previous year’s law reviews. The abundant findings … Continue reading “Law review editors missed a few, so we have this usage skills quiz for you”

Lawyers have an ethical duty to safeguard confidential information in the cloud

Posted on by Edward Lott

Home In-Depth Reporting Lawyers have an ethical duty to safeguard… Digital Dangers By Jason Tashea April 2018 Shutterstock With a funeral home in ashes and an insurance company refusing to pay benefits, the last thing you’d expect to hear about is online security and the cloud. But that’s exactly what happened in 2014 when the … Continue reading “Lawyers have an ethical duty to safeguard confidential information in the cloud”

A Fastcase original: Inspired by Netflix, the legal research service is creating its own content

Posted on by Edward Lott

Home In-Depth Reporting Inspired by Netflix, Fastcase is creating… Technology By Rich Acello April 2018 Ed Walters, CEO at Fastcase: “We don’t want to be like every other journal in the world.” Photograph by Arnold Adler. As anyone in publishing will tell you, print is out and digital is where all the action is. Of … Continue reading “A Fastcase original: Inspired by Netflix, the legal research service is creating its own content”

Juror faints after watching graphic video of lawyer accused of trading sex for legal services

Posted on by Edward Lott

Home Daily News Juror faints after watching graphic video… Juries By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted March 30, 2018, 3:55 pm CDT Shutterstock.com. Jurors considering the fate of a former Texas lawyer accused of trading sex with clients for legal services were so taken aback by a video of one rough sexual encounter on Tuesday that … Continue reading “Juror faints after watching graphic video of lawyer accused of trading sex for legal services”

Immigration backlog grows as Trump administration curtails administrative closures

Posted on by Edward Lott

Home Daily News Immigration backlog grows as Trump administration… immigration Law By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted March 30, 2018, 3:07 pm CDT Shutterstock.com. The Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration extends to increased opposition to administrative case closures in which judges indefinitely pause lower-priority deportation cases. Prosecutors with U.S. Immigration and Customers Enforcement appealed less … Continue reading “Immigration backlog grows as Trump administration curtails administrative closures”

Revived under Obama, Pell grants for prisoners program expires soon

Posted on by Edward Lott

Home Daily News Revived under Obama, Pell grants for prisoners… Criminal Justice By Nicole Lewis, The Marshall Project Posted March 30, 2018, 2:30 pm CDT The Rev. Vivian Nixon remembers the first time she met with the Justice Department to brainstorm about ways to keep people from returning to prison once they got out. It … Continue reading “Revived under Obama, Pell grants for prisoners program expires soon”

Coffee must carry cancer warning, California judge rules in tentative decision

Posted on by Edward Lott

Home Daily News Coffee must carry cancer warning, California… Trials & Litigation By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted March 30, 2018, 1:32 pm CDT A California judge has tentatively ruled that coffee sold in the state must carry a cancer warning label. Judge Elihu Berle based his decision on a state law that requires businesses with … Continue reading “Coffee must carry cancer warning, California judge rules in tentative decision”

ForLawFirmsOnly Marketing, Inc. © 1994-2021 All Rights Reserved