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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Dec 9

    In passing: Our sister, Hope Lewi

    In passing: Our sister, Hope Lewi
    It is with profound sadness that I must share with readers news of the passing of Professor Hope Lewis, 54, one of our earliest and most dedicated IntLawGrrls contributors. A lovely obituary posted today at the website of Hope’s home…
  • Dec 8

    ICC trial against Dominic Ongwen commences – some thoughts on narrative

    ICC trial against Dominic Ongwen commences – some thoughts on narrative
    The trial against Dominic Ongwen, a former commander of the Sinia brigade in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), started at the International Criminal Court (ICC) this week. On 6 and 7 December, Trial Chamber IX heard opening statements…
  • Dec 7

    ICC Prosecutor’s Policy on Children, an international criminal justice capstone

    ICC Prosecutor’s Policy on Children, an international criminal justice capstone
      Children have become the unwilling emblems of armed conflict and extreme violence. Searing images have surfaced in news stories, aid workers’ alerts, and rights groups’ dispatches: a 5 year old pulled from Aleppo rubble,…
Rank this Week: 16

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Dec 9

    The GOP's Response to the VAT

    The GOP's Response to the VAT
    I've had a few questions from friends and reporters asking what I thought of the GOP tax plan set out here. This is a key excerpt from the plan: Today, all of our major trading partners raise a significant portion...
  • Dec 9

    Welcome to Inu Manak

    Welcome to Inu Manak
    I wanted to welcome Inu Manak as a contributor to this blog. Inu was our research assistant at Cato's trade policy center, and she has been my co-author on several journal articles and op-eds. She is now a PhD student...
  • Dec 8

    Talking About Brexit

    Talking About Brexit
    Like most people, I didn't expect the UK voters to support Brexit. I figured this vote would be like all the other secession votes that come along, with a rejection at the end. But with the vote going the way...
Rank this Week: 2024

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
Rank this Week: 38

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4453

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1221

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Six Myths About China Employee Non-Compete Agreement

    Six Myths About China Employee Non-Compete Agreement
    There are many Issues and many myths related to China employee non-competes, in large part because this is a complicated and very localized aspect of China employment laws. In this post, I set out the following six common myths I and the…
  • Dec 8

    China Trademarks: Michael Jordan Emerges Victorious (Sort of)

    China Trademarks: Michael Jordan Emerges Victorious (Sort of)
    In a surprising decision the Supreme People’s Court of China gave Michael Jordan a partial victory in his long-running trademark battle with Qiaodan Sports. As I wrote last year, Jordan has been trying for years to cancel trademarks he…
  • Dec 8

    Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated, Part 4

    Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated, Part 4
    In the original post in this series, Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated, I wrote on how incredibly frequently Western companies have been seeking the help of my firm’s China lawyers in an (often desperate)…
Rank this Week: 81

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Dec 9

    Aggrieved student wins right to challenge degree grade in full trial

    Aggrieved student wins right to challenge degree grade in full trial
    Siddiqui v University of Oxford [2016] EWHC 3150 (5 December 2016) – read judgment This case raises the interesting question of whether a disappointed graduate may call upon the courts to redress a grievance concerning the grade he was…
  • Dec 1

    The Round Up – ‘Snooper’s Charter’ set to become law

    The Round Up – ‘Snooper’s Charter’ set to become law
    The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 is set to become law in the United Kingdom following its passing of the third stage of legislative scrutiny earlier this month. The Act seeks to consolidate and amend…
  • Nov 30

    Witness Protection: Can non-parties appeal critical findings made in a judgment which infringe their human rights?

    Witness Protection: Can non-parties appeal critical findings made in a judgment which infringe their human rights?
    Re: W (A child) [2016] EWCA Civ 1140 – read judgment Summary A Family Court judgment was severely critical of two witnesses and the applicant local authority. In an oral “bullet point” judgment at the end of the hearing, the…
Rank this Week: 5011

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 4718

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Dec 9

    South Korea's President Impeached Following Corruption Scandal

    South Korea's President Impeached Following Corruption Scandal
    The National Assembly of South Korea voted 234 to 56 to impeach President Park Geun-hye, the nation’s first female president, following a damaging corruption scandal with allegations of influence-peddling. President Park's powers are now…
  • Dec 8

    Call for Papers: Trade, Law, and Development

    Call for Papers: Trade, Law, and Development
    The Board of Editors of Trade, Law and Development invites original, unpublished manuscripts for publication in the Summer 2017 Special Issue of the Journal on "Recent Regionalism." Manuscripts may be in the form of Articles, Notes,…
  • Dec 8

    Volunteers Needed to Judge the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

    Volunteers Needed to Judge the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
    The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is the world's largest moot court competition, with over 600 teams from more than 90 countries. The Jessup Competiton allows you to interact with brilliant students and talented…
Rank this Week: 933

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Dec 8

    Marrakech Express–Going Slow But Still on Track

    Marrakech Express–Going Slow But Still on Track
    by Daniel Bodansky by Daniel Bodansky [Daniel Bodansky is Foundation Professor of Law at the Center for Law and Global Affairs’ Faculty Co-Director at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law; an Affiliate Faculty…
  • Dec 8

    African Withdrawals Mask the Real Issue at the Assembly of States Parties 15

    African Withdrawals Mask the Real Issue at the Assembly of States Parties 15
    by Matt Brown by Matt Brown [Matt Brown holds an LL.M in Public International Law from Leiden University and is currently a Defence Intern for Jovica Stanišić before the MICT and worked as an intern for the Coalition for the…
  • Dec 8

    Brexit Symposium: UK Trade Negotiations with the EU

    Brexit Symposium: UK Trade Negotiations with the EU
    by Roger Alford by Roger Alford On November 7, 2016 I was privileged to organize a conference at the University of Notre Dame’s London Global Gateway on the topic of UK trade and Brexit. The conference had three sessions: (1) UK trade…
Rank this Week: 3850

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Covers cultural heritage law and policy topics. By Ricardo A. St. Hilaire.

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Feds Publish New US-Egypt Cultural Property Import Rule

    Feds Publish New US-Egypt Cultural Property Import Rule
    Importers have new rules to follow when shipping archaeological material from Egypt, and customs officers have a fresh tool to target contraband antiquities smuggled from Egypt into the United States.Published by US Customs and Border…
  • Dec 4

    [VIDEO] After Long Delay, US and Egypt Sign Historic MoU Restricting Endangered Heritage from American Import

    [VIDEO] After Long Delay, US and Egypt Sign Historic MoU Restricting Endangered Heritage from American Import
    The United States and Egypt signed a cultural property Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday after lengthy consideration. The agreement, authorized by the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act (CPIA), restricts…
  • Nov 30

    Coined Phrase Cited in Prolonged ACCG Court Case

    Coined Phrase Cited in Prolonged ACCG Court Case
    The Bard, William Shakespeare“That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”  - William ShakespeareThe Bard's poetic coined phrase features prominently in the prosecution's latest pleading filed in the…
Rank this Week: 4508

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Dec 8

    The Life of Hope Lewis: Activist, Scholar, Teacher

    The Life of Hope Lewis: Activist, Scholar, Teacher
    We are saddened to report the passing of Hope Lewis, Professor at Northeastern University School of Law. Professor Lewis was a passionate voice for human rights at home and abroad, and a leading scholar on economic, social and cultural…
  • Dec 7

    Lessons from North Dakota

    Lessons from North Dakota
    Months of protests carried over seasons and a mini-city grew up around the site protected by the Sioux. In the spirit of human rights advocacy, hundreds of veterans traveled to North Dakota to reinforce and support the protestors. Lawyers…
  • Dec 6

    Law Firms Reflect on Human Rights in Practice

    Law Firms Reflect on Human Rights in Practice
    Like other businesses, law firms are subject to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. In November 2016, several London-based firms met to share ideas about how to implement these guidelines in the practice of law. The…
Rank this Week: 1352

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
  • Dec 7

    Research Assistant Position at the BIICL, London

    Research Assistant Position at the BIICL, London
    The BIICL is seeking to appoint three Research Assistants on a 0.8 FTE basis for paid internships of four months each, with the possibility of extension for a further month. Research Assistants are expected to undertake various core tasks,…
  • Dec 7

    New Book for Spanish-English Speaking Lawyer

    New Book for Spanish-English Speaking Lawyer
    Lawyers who speak both Spanish and English may be interested in a new book written by Professors S.I. Strong of the University of Missouri, Katia Fach Gómez of the University of Zaragoza and Laura Carballo Piñeiro of the…
  • Dec 6

    SAVE THE DATE: Brexit and Family Law, 27 March 2017

    SAVE THE DATE: Brexit and Family Law, 27 March 2017
      archa joint seminar of the Child & Family Law Quarterly and Cambridge Family Law 27 March 2017, at Trinity College, University of Cambridge The withdrawal of the UK from the European Union will precipitate important change in the…
Rank this Week: 23

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Covers intellectual property (IP) law topics, including copyright law, trademark law, patent licensing, patent enforcement, and inter party matters.

http://vklaw.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 7

    The 400 Million Dollar Question

    The 400 Million Dollar Question
    By Randolph J. Huis In its December 6, 2016 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court signaled a further blow to what was originally a billion dollar verdict for Apple against Samsung... read more
  • Dec 7

    The On-Sale Bar After Angiomax

    The On-Sale Bar After Angiomax
    By John C. Donch, Jr. and Danielle C. Froshhauser In The Medicines Co. v. Hospira, Inc., the Federal Circuit held that for the on-sale bar to apply, a product must... read more
  • Sep 12

    Volpe and Koenig’s Fall 2016 Newsletter Now Available!

    Volpe and Koenig’s Fall 2016 Newsletter Now Available!
    Click here to view Volpe and Koenig’s Fall 2016 issue of The Insider.
Rank this Week: 2548

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 2029

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Is that a Pine Nut?

    Is that a Pine Nut?
    I watch competitive cooking the way a stereotypical American male might watch baseball. I don't care if it is Top Chef or Chopped at the high end or the dreck that is Cupcake Wars and The Great American Food Truck Race. I don't watch kids…
  • Dec 4

    Ruling of the Week 2016.23: Patents and Value

    Ruling of the Week 2016.23: Patents and Value
    We don't talk enough about customs value here. It is important, complicated, and interesting. It deserves more attention. There are, however, also fewer rulings and cases on valuation questions. Happily, this one (HQ H233376, Sep. 19, 2016)…
  • Dec 3

    Ruling of the Week 2016.22: Framing Substantrial Transformation

    Ruling of the Week 2016.22: Framing Substantrial Transformation
    I like bikes. Lately, that is more in theory than in actual usage, but that is my fault. In reality, bikes are a transformative technology. They give kids their first sense of independence. They give everyone a means of transportation with…
Rank this Week: 2110

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Focuses on China's highest court. By Susan Finder.

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Dec 5

    Chinese law “elephant”

    Chinese law “elephant”
      Thank you very much to all of my followers for following me.  I plan to tweak the type of content that I am providing, providing fewer long analytical blogposts, because I want to concentrate on writing a book on Supreme…
  • Nov 26

    Why the Supreme People’s Court’s new demand guarantee interpretation is important

    Why the Supreme People’s Court’s new demand guarantee interpretation is important
    On 18 November, the Supreme People’s Court(SPC)  issued the Regulations on Some Issues Concerning the Trial of Independent Guarantee Disputes  (Independent Guarantees Interpretation)…
  • Nov 20

    Inspectors stationed at the Supreme People’s Court & Procuratorate

    Inspectors stationed at the Supreme People’s Court & Procuratorate
    Close followers of the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) media outlets will have noticed a 15 November report of a mobilization meeting of the Central Inspection Group (CIG) #2 inspecting the SPC’s Communist Party group.  A…
Rank this Week: 1459

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Dec 5

    500+ UM Faculty Stand Against ‘Hate and Intimidation’

    500+ UM Faculty Stand Against ‘Hate and Intimidation’
    I’m one of the more than 500 signatories to this letter in which UM faculty take a stand against hatred, intimidation, and a “post-truth” world. The letter was written by members of the English Department. Media coverage in…
  • Dec 5

    I Expect We’ll Get Crap Like this Daily

    I Expect We’ll Get Crap Like this Daily
    Donald Trump wants to ‘close up’ the Internet: In a speech at the U.S.S. Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, on Monday, Trump referenced the use by ISIS of social media as a recruitment tool. He recommended a discussion…
  • Dec 5

    This is What an Informer Society Looks Like

    This is What an Informer Society Looks Like
    Miamians Are Going on Twitter to Ask Donald Trump to Deport Their Exes. According to the New Times, “dozens of folks,” many in the Miami area, are tweeting addresses and photos, some cc’ing the police, in the hopes of…
Rank this Week: 25

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law…

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law Blog

Covers business law, tax, and international law.

http://beg-law.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 1644

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Nov 30

    Fake news in Myanmar: Social Media verification workshop

    Fake news in Myanmar: Social Media verification workshop
    Cross-posted from the ICT4Peace Foundation website. ### An informal workshop on verifying news and information spread across social media was held recently at Phandeeyar in Yangon, Burma, led by the Foundation’s Special…
  • Nov 5

    President, PM, Parliament, MFA, Cabinet, Central Bank & News.lk: Searching via Google

    President, PM, Parliament, MFA, Cabinet, Central Bank & News.lk: Searching via Google
    Created a new Google custom search engine (after the reception to the first made yesterday) covering key government websites. Access it here. The search engine indexes everything on: President’s Media Division –…
  • Nov 4

    Department of Government Printing: Searching via Google

    Department of Government Printing: Searching via Google
    Sri Lanka’s Department of Government Printing website is a trilingual resource for Gazettes, Extra Gazettes, Bills, Acts and other information, including official Tenders, since 2004. A major site redesign in 2016 made the site easier…
Rank this Week: 687

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Nov 30

    Philippines’ Laws on Adultery, Concubinage and Marriage Nullity

    Philippines’ Laws on Adultery, Concubinage and Marriage Nullity
    Jeremy D. MorleyPhilippines’ law criminalizes adultery and concubinage. Both are deemed “crimes against chastity” under the Revised Penal Code of the Philippines and are treated as sexual infidelity in the Family Code.The…
  • Nov 17

    Singapore Ruling on Consent in Hague Abduction Case

    Singapore Ruling on Consent in Hague Abduction Case
    Jeremy D. MorleyThe Singapore Family Court, in a ruling by District Judge Low, has rendered a ruling on consent in Hague abduction cases.  The Court issued the following determination*:“In summary, the legal…
  • Nov 15

    Slovenia: International Child Abduction

    Slovenia: International Child Abduction
Rank this Week: 651

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

Press digest on transatlantic affairs. Edited by three German Fulbright Alumni.

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Nov 27

    Thought Experiment: NATO Distorts American Strategic Interest

    Thought Experiment: NATO Distorts American Strategic Interest
    In Aesop’s fable the Lion, the Bear and the Fox, the lion and the bear fight over a deer until both are too tired to continue, the fox, having seen their fatigue and lacerations runs off with the deer in its jaws. America, being the…
  • Nov 11

    Good luck, Mr. President

    Good luck, Mr. President
    Despite all the anger and frustration, the Trump victory is not the end of the world. Every American president is part of an institutional structure, his power checked and balanced by other branches of government and institutions of the…
  • Oct 3

    Western Foreign Policy Dissent and NATO's Role in the World

    Western Foreign Policy Dissent and NATO's Role in the World
    Jeremy Corbyn recently won his re-election to lead Britain’s opposition party, the Labour Party. An ardent socialist and sceptic of interventionism, he has advocated leaving NATO before being leader. Now as leader, he has consistently…
Rank this Week: 400

DIPr Argentina

DIPr Argentina

Covers international private law (conflicts of law) and international commercial arbitration law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). By Julio Cesar Cordoba and Maria B. Noodt Taquela.

http://www.diprargentina.com/
Rank this Week: 443

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 22

    Asia Briefs: Malaysia's 'hudud Bill' off the table for now

    Asia Briefs: Malaysia's 'hudud Bill' off the table for now
    Source: Straits Times (23 November 2016)http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/asia-briefs-malaysias-hudud-bill-off-the-table-for-nowKUALA LUMPUR Proposed amendments to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 seeking to impose stiffer…
  • Nov 21

    Villager’s Execution in China Ignites Uproar Over Inequality of Justice

    Villager’s Execution in China Ignites Uproar Over Inequality of Justice
    Source: New York Times (20 November 2016)http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/21/world/asia/villagers-execution-in-china-ignites-uproar-over-inequality-of-justice.html?_r=0BEIJING — Zhou Yunfei, a technology executive who owns a villa in…
  • Nov 21

    India opposes UN resolution for moratorium on death penalty

    India opposes UN resolution for moratorium on death penalty
    Source: Gulf News (22 November 2016)http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/india/india-opposes-un-resolution-for-moratorium-on-death-penalty-1.1932108United Nations: India has opposed a UN resolution calling for a moratorium on the death penalty,…
Rank this Week: 598

Comparative Law Prof Blog

Comparative Law Prof Blog

Edited by Shawn Marie Boyne, Monica Eppinger, Lissa Griffin and Shitong Qiao.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/comparative_law/
  • Nov 21

    Phanor J. Eder Prize Call for Paper

    Phanor J. Eder Prize Call for Paper
    The Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law (YCC) is pleased to invite submissions for the Phanor J. Eder LL.B./J.D. Prize in Comparative Law, in connection with its Sixth Annual Conference, to be held on…
  • Sep 26

    Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop

    Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop
    Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop April 28-29, 2017 UCLA School of Law Announcement and Call for Papers Organized by Máximo Langer (University of California at Los Angeles), Jacqueline Ross (University of Illinois…
  • Sep 11

    Top Ten Recent SSRN Downloads for Comparative Law

    Top Ten Recent SSRN Downloads for Comparative Law
    RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days 13 Jul 2016 through 11 Sep 2016 Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 244 The Rise of the Independent Director: A Historical and Comparative Perspective Harald Baum Max...
Rank this Week: 1351

Al-Mirsal

Al-Mirsal

Covers Middle East banking and finance law. By Latham & Watkins LLP.

http://www.al-mirsal.com/
  • Nov 21

    5 Preventative Actions for Mitigating Cybersecurity Risk

    5 Preventative Actions for Mitigating Cybersecurity Risk
    By Jennifer C. Archie, Gail Crawford, Andrew Moyle, Serrin A. Turner, and Brian Meenagh Given the potential reputational, legal and financial fallout from a cybersecurity incident, thoughtful preparation and communication throughout an…
  • Oct 24

    Interview with The Banker on the Rise of the DIFC

    Interview with The Banker on the Rise of the DIFC
    Dubai Managing Partner Villiers Terblanche spoke recently to The Banker on how the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has fared in the past during turbulent times.  … Continue Reading The post Interview with The Banker on…
  • Jun 2

    Climate Change Further Threatens MENA Water Security

    Climate Change Further Threatens MENA Water Security
    Climate Change Further Threatens MENA Water Security The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is home to 14 of the 33 most water scarce countries globally, with six times less water availability than the worldwide average and less than 2…
Rank this Week: 3490

International Commercial Law Blog

International Commercial Law Blog

Covers international commercial law in the European Union. By M D M Studio Legale.

http://www.internationalcommerciallawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2962

Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

http://lawdevelopment.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Update -- new blog on 'regulatory geography'

    Update -- new blog on 'regulatory geography'
    Many of my previous posts on this blog have made reference to how dynamics of geography might effect law and development.  Along these lines, my own research focuses more on the regulatory effects of geography (what I call regulatory…
  • Jun 15

    On pianos, trees and development

    On pianos, trees and development
    An apologies to our readers for my absence during this semester. Family matters have kept me away from most of my professional commitments. But I am back, and happy to see that Michael Dowdle's has done a good job at keeping the blog alive!In…
  • May 5

    M. Sornarajah's Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment -- and its relevance to law and development (and New Development Economics in particular)

    M. Sornarajah's Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment -- and its relevance to law and development (and New Development Economics in particular)
    My colleague here in Singapore, M. Sornarajah ('Sorna' to his friends) has a new book just published by Cambridge University Press entitled Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment.  The book has (surprising?)…
Rank this Week: 940

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 15

    InterGentes: McGill Journal of International Law & Legal Pluralism

    InterGentes: McGill Journal of International Law & Legal Pluralism
    The first issue of a new journal on international law and legal pluralism has been published. This journal is peer-reviewed and open-access, available at www.intergentes.com. Although it is based in the McGill University Faculty of Law, the…
  • Nov 10

    Pacific Region: New Book

    Pacific Region: New Book
    In their Newsletter dated November 2016, Intersentia announce the publication of new books on Law in the South Pacific Region.
  • Nov 1

    Books from Hart

    Books from Hart
    New from Hart PublishingI am pleased to announce the publication of the title(s) shown below. If you would like to order with your 10% discount you can do so through our US distributor’s website (please quote the reference HART EMAIL in…
Rank this Week: 100

Small Business Lawyer Blog

Small Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business transactions and international small business law. By Daniel H. Erskine.

http://smallbusinesslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 13

    Cybersecurity Tool

    Cybersecurity Tool
    If your business operates online, then your business/company should seriously address cybersecurity issues. The Small Business Administration (SBA) dedicates a page describing and linking to "Top Tools and Resources for Small Business…
  • Oct 26

    Check out Global NY & OpentoExport if you are a New York or UK busine

    Check out Global NY & OpentoExport if you are a New York or UK busine
    If you are a New York state small business thinking about exporting to foreign countries or already selling your products abroad, then take a look at Global NY. The new program offers assistance to New York state small businesses who export…
  • Apr 26

    Social Media and Employee

    Social Media and Employee
    Chances are your small business utilizes social media to connect with its customers and employees on a daily basis. Your small business may want to check out the Federal Trade Commission's ("FTC") Endorsement Guides: What People Are Asking,…
Rank this Week: 1158

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

Covers the history of both international and domestic wine laws and developing legal issues in the wine industry. By Lindsey A. Zahn.

http://www.winelawonreserve.com
  • Oct 21

    CIDER WEEK: So You Want To Start Your Own Cidery (Session 2)

    CIDER WEEK: So You Want To Start Your Own Cidery (Session 2)
    Our first Cider Week session event sold our for October 25th, so we added a second event on Saturday, October 29th. Please see below for more information.  On October 29th at 6:00 PM, I will be speaking…
  • Sep 30

    CIDER WEEK: So You Want To Start Your Own Cidery

    CIDER WEEK: So You Want To Start Your Own Cidery
    On October 25th at 8:00 PM, I will be speaking at Wassail for New York City Cider Week. The event is So You Want To Start Your Own Cidery, where I will discuss the legal elements of applying for a cider license with the New York…
  • Sep 13

    Is There a Likelihood of Confusion Between The Beachhouse and Beach House Winery?

    Is There a Likelihood of Confusion Between The Beachhouse and Beach House Winery?
    A recent application before the United States Patent and Trademark Office sought to register the mark The Beachhouse, A Wine by Douglas Green (in standard characters) for wines in International Class 33 on the Principal Register.…
Rank this Week: 1643

Korean Law Blog

Korean Law Blog

Updates on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Filing your U.S. Taxes as an Expat in Korea: Foreign Earned Income Tax Exclusion

    Filing your U.S. Taxes as an Expat in Korea: Foreign Earned Income Tax Exclusion
    Often, American expats and American Permanent Residents are unaware of the fact that they, as U.S. citizens or resident aliens living abroad, are required to file U.S. tax returns even if they do not... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Aug 29

    How the Korean Government Monitors Bloggers in Korea

    How the Korean Government Monitors Bloggers in Korea
    A recent news report raised concerns as to whether Korean police followed proper process concerning the regulation and monitoring by the government of internet blogging.   Last week, A South... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Aug 26

    Korea to Rule if Pokémon GO Can Be Released Nationally in Korea

    Korea to Rule if Pokémon GO Can Be Released Nationally in Korea
    Korea awaits a decision from the government that will effect the national release of the wildly-popular Pokémon GO app. We recently discussed the legal ramification in America that come with use of... Korean Law and Business Updates…
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SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

Provides news and analysis of outsourcing, insourcing and beyond. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
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EU & Italian International Tax…

EU & Italian International Tax Law Blog

Provides updates on EU and Italian international tax matters. By Marco Rossi.

http://www.euitalianinternationaltax.com/
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One World International Practice…

One World International Practice Blog

Covers judicial and regulatory decisions as well as topics and trends in international litigation, international dispute resolution, and international investigations, regulatory compliance, and enforcement. By Cadwaladar.

http://blog.internationalpractice.org/
  • Jul 28

    Sanchez v. Crocs, Inc.: The Tenth Circuit Address Extraterritoriality

    Sanchez v. Crocs, Inc.: The Tenth Circuit Address Extraterritoriality
    In Sanchez v. Crocs, Inc., 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13285 (10th Cir. 2016), the Tenth Circuit addressed whether, after Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., 561 U.S. 247 (2010), a plaintiff has standing, under § 10(b) of the Securities…
  • Jul 14

    Another District Court Examines Extraterritoriality of the Alien Tort Statute

    Another District Court Examines Extraterritoriality of the Alien Tort Statute
    Ates v. Gülen, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 84685 (M.D. Penn. June 29, 2016),  is one of the recent cases to examine the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) since the Supreme Court’s decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., 133 S. Ct.…
  • Jul 11

    The Supreme Court Considers Extraterritoriality of RICO

    The Supreme Court Considers Extraterritoriality of RICO
    RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. European Cmty, 26 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. S 263, is one of the rare cases by the Supreme Court that addresses an important issue of international practice. The case arises from a suit brought by the European Community and 26…
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Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    LA EXTRADICIÓN

    LA EXTRADICIÓN
  • Jun 25

    Traslado internacional de Personas Condenada

    Traslado internacional de Personas Condenada
    Alberto Huapaya OlivaresIntroducciónEl Traslado de Personas Condenadas en una de las instituciones de la Cooperación Judicial Internacional que más hondo sentido humanitario tiene, porque permite al interno extranjero la…
  • Jan 27

    Tratado de Extradición con la República Francesa: 1 de marzo de 2016 entra en vigor

    Tratado de Extradición con la República Francesa: 1 de marzo de 2016 entra en vigor
    El "Tratado de Extradición entre la República del Perú y la República Francesa", suscrito en Lima, el 21 de febrero del 2013, aprobado por Resolución Legislativa N° 30413 (el 08 de enero del 2016), y…
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German Trademark Law In A Nutshell

German Trademark Law In A Nutshell

Covers German and EU IP law.

http://german-trademark-blog.com
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SullivanLawNet

SullivanLawNet

Legal news and analysis, with an emphasis on international and domestic intellectual property developments. By Shawn Sullivan.

http://sullivanlaw.net/
  • Jun 20

    EU Court: 3-D Toothbrush Shape not Registrable as Trademark

    EU Court: 3-D Toothbrush Shape not Registrable as Trademark
    In Loops, LLC v EUIPO, Case T‑385/15 (14 June 2016), the General Court of the European Union held that held that the three dimensional shape of a toothbrush lacked any distinctive character and could not be registered as an EU ……
  • May 31

    Court Refuses Interim Order in Strawberry Licensing Case

    Court Refuses Interim Order in Strawberry Licensing Case
    A U.S. district judge has refused to enter a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the University of California, Davis in litigation contesting the university’s alleged refusal to transfer or license strawberry germplasm developed…
  • May 12

    Prison Term for PVP Infringement by Alleged Wheat Bandit

    Prison Term for PVP Infringement by Alleged Wheat Bandit
    On 14 April 2016, a criminal court in the Spanish city of Segovia sentenced an individual to a six month prison term for infringing the plant variety protection (PVP) rights of Limagrain Europe SA in the soft wheat variety known as…
Rank this Week: 2052

Claimer.org

Claimer.org

Covers environmental and climate change liability theories and current practical climate change Litigation applications in court cases in the U.S., Europe, and international jurisdictions.

http://news.claimer.org/
  • Jun 8

    Automotive industry liable for climate change damage due to CO2 emissions cheating?

    Automotive industry liable for climate change damage due to CO2 emissions cheating?
    “Dieselgate Turns Into CO2-gate: Huge Amounts Of Cheating Revealed”, writes Forbes.com. The automotive industry's cheating now touches also the domain of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Several European, American or Japanese…
  • Apr 7

    Extreme weather events easier to be attributed to climate change

    Extreme weather events easier to be attributed to climate change
    The U.S. National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicines have published a report on the attribution of extreme weather events to climate changes. The scientists still hardly see any possibility to attribute extreme weather events to…
  • Dec 28

    Model law for compensation of climate change victims by CO2 polluter

    Model law for compensation of climate change victims by CO2 polluter
    cover of the west coastclimate law report More than one year ago Claimer.org suggested that countries can adapt their civil law so as to facilitate climate damage lawsuits, see. Now the Canadian NGO West Coast Environmental Law goes even…
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Letters Blogatory

Letters Blogatory

Covers international judicial assistance.

http://lettersblogatory.com/
  • May 18

    Case of the Day: Gregor v. Otuorimuo

    Case of the Day: Gregor v. Otuorimuo
    The case of the day is Gregor v. Otuorimuo (Conn. Super. Ct. 2016). The case was a divorce case. husband and the wife were married in Connecticut in 2011. The husband sued for a divorce, asserting that there had been an irretrievable…
  • May 17

    Case of the Day: Ure v. Oceania Cruise

    Case of the Day: Ure v. Oceania Cruise
    The case of the day is Ure v. Oceania Cruises, Inc. (S.D. Fla. 2015). Diana Ure was a passenger aboard Oceania’s ship. She fell ill and was treated by one of the defendants, Dr. Fabian Bonilla, an Ecuadoran national. She and her husband…
  • May 16

    Case of the Day: Villoldo v. Castro

    Case of the Day: Villoldo v. Castro
    The case of the day is Villoldo v. Castro (1st Cir. 2016). Westlaw calls the case Villoldo v. Ruz. I’m no Spanish naming convention expert, but that seems clearly wrong. Anyway, Alfredo and Gustavo Villoldo were Cuban brothers. In 1959,…
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Embassy Law Blog

Embassy Law Blog

Covers developments in embassy, consular, international organization and immunity law.

http://embassylaw.com
  • Apr 21

    Central Bank Funds Subject to Collection in U.S. Court

    Central Bank Funds Subject to Collection in U.S. Court
    The United States Supreme Court ruled on April 20, 2016 that the American legislative body has the constitutional authority to change the law in the midst of post-litigation proceedings to ensure that a winning party can collect from a…
  • Mar 31

    Exceptions to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

    Exceptions to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act
    On March 14, 2016, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted in part and denied in part the defendants' Renewed Motion to Dismiss in the matter of De Csepel v. Republic of Hungary. The Court found that it did…
  • Mar 31

    Some do, others don't: Workers Comp

    Some do, others don't: Workers Comp
    Self-insurance, statutory workers compensation, foreign sovereign immunity and the widely recognized principle of internal organization of missions conspire to create the setting of an interesting case in Massachusetts: Ted Folkman, Case to…
Rank this Week: 2026

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Covers international taxation.

http://www.narellemackenziecpa.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    The Panama Papers: What Is a Tax Haven?

    The Panama Papers: What Is a Tax Haven?
    Narelle MacKenzie was quoted in a recent US News & Word Report article on The Panama Papers and tax havens. She provided context on what they are, who uses them, and their legitimate uses. In the April 16th article, Narelle MacKenzie…
  • Nov 30

    Why Washington is Tackling the Tax Inversion Problem All Wrong

    Why Washington is Tackling the Tax Inversion Problem All Wrong
    Narelle MacKenzie was recently quoted in Fortune.com’s article “Why Washington is Tackling the Tax Inversion Problem All Wrong”. In regards to corporate inversions, she argues that the more you lower the corporate tax rate,…
  • Nov 30

    Why Washington is Tackling the Tax Inversion Problem All Wrong

    Why Washington is Tackling the Tax Inversion Problem All Wrong
    Narelle MacKenzie was recently quoted in Fortune.com’s article “Why Washington is Tackling the Tax Inversion Problem All Wrong”. In regards to corporate inversions, she argues that the more you lower the corporate tax rate,…
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Reparations Center for Victims of…

Reparations Center for Victims of War Crimes

Covers the process of seeking reparations and cases proceeding in the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands.

http://www.warcrimesreparations.info/
  • Apr 16

    How To Find An Experienced Marijuana Lawyer?

    How To Find An Experienced Marijuana Lawyer?
    If you have been charged with the malicious acts of cultivating and selling weed, then it is a very serious crime. All state governments have made laws to curb the cultivation and selling of Marijuana and you will find many government agents…
  • Apr 16

    Florida DUI Test Refusal

    Florida DUI Test Refusal
    Like every other state in the country, Florida law states that drivers give their implied consent to chemical testing when they are suspected of driving under the influence (DUI). Florida Statute § 316.1932(1)(a)1.a reads: Any person who…
  • Apr 16

    Homicide Vs Murder

    Homicide Vs Murder
    Between the social media and the television, many individuals do not know the difference between a murder and a homicide because they are constantly being used interchangeably. Even though others may use them interchangeably does not mean…
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Yale Law Library - Foreign and…

Yale Law Library - Foreign and International Blog

Covers international law, agreements and legal research resources.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/foreign-international-blog
  • Apr 7

    New Exhibit: The Written and Unwritten Constitutions of Canada

    New Exhibit: The Written and Unwritten Constitutions of Canada
    To complement the upcoming conference “Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution”, a new exhibit highlighting our print holdings on Canadian constitutional law is on display on L1 of the law…
  • Dec 14

    New exhibit: Yale Journal of International Law: Then and Now

    New exhibit: Yale Journal of International Law: Then and Now
    A new display highlighting the history of the Yale Journal of International law is mounted on L1 of the law library. The journal went through two name changes over the years since its inception in…
  • Mar 31

    New Exhibit: Detention on a Global Scale

    New Exhibit: Detention on a Global Scale
    The Yale Law School is hosting the combined Robert L.
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China Esquire

China Esquire

Covers Chinese law, business and society. By Tom Chow.

http://www.chinalawandbusiness.com
  • Oct 27

    The Lost Art of Client Relationships and Customer Service

    The Lost Art of Client Relationships and Customer Service
    Two events recently highlighted the decline for customer service and relationships in the services industry–and particularly in mine, which is legal services. First, I was having lunch with one of my outside counsel. He was picking my…
  • Mar 18

    BAC scholarship for Pepperdine LLM

    BAC scholarship for Pepperdine LLM
    Wanted to pass on this information that I received from the Beijing Arbitration Commission (“BAC”): the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine School of Law is pleased to announce that BAC is sponsoring a…
  • Oct 8

    Why Good Service Matter

    Why Good Service Matter
    I recently got back from Orlando for the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Annual Meeting 2012, which is the largest gathering of in-house counsel in the world.  I co-presented a session entitled “ A Technology Primer for
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