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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/
  • Sep 25

    The Transformation of Michelle Alexander: A Woman of Spirit

    The Transformation of Michelle Alexander: A Woman of Spirit
    Earlier this year, Michelle Alexander spoke at Union Theological Seminary as a Woman of Spirit. Now the newly resigned Ohio State law professor and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness is surrendering…
  • Sep 22

    No Suspicion When African American Man Tries to Avoid Police Encounter, Mass SCJ Rule

    No Suspicion When African American Man Tries to Avoid Police Encounter, Mass SCJ Rule
    On Tuesday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued a unanimous ruling granting a motion to suppress and throwing out the conviction of Jimmy Warren, an African-American male. According to the court, the underlying investigatory stop…
  • Sep 21

    Lecture Series on Human Rights Continues at Columbia Law

    Lecture Series on Human Rights Continues at Columbia Law
    Nearly one year ago , Columbia Law School resumed a lecture series that engages members of the federal judiciary in discussion of human rights and humanitarian law. The series is sponsored by Columbia's Human Rights Institute and NYU Law's…
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International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    McGarry: Nicaragua's Impacts on Optional Clause Practice

    McGarry: Nicaragua's Impacts on Optional Clause Practice
    Brian McGarry (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies) has posted Nicaragua's Impacts on Optional Clause Practice (in Nicaragua Before the International Court of Justice: Impacts on International Law, Edgardo Sobenes…
  • Sep 23

    Kanetake & Cai: Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanction

    Kanetake & Cai: Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanction
    Machiko Kanetake (Utrecht Univ. - Law) & Cai Congyan (Xiamen Univ. - Law) have posted Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanctions (in Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law, Larissa van den Herik ed., forthcoming).…
  • Sep 23

    Bartels: The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit

    Bartels: The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit
    Lorand Bartels (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) has posted The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit. Here's the abstract:It has become conventional wisdom that once the UK leaves the EU it will have to renegotiate core aspects of its WTO rights and…
Rank this Week: 46

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
Rank this Week: 473

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/
  • Sep 25

    Save the Day

    Save the Day
    The PAC has a video: Warning: contains swearing, discussions of nudity, and lots of meta-snark.
  • Sep 23

    Debate Hors D’oeuvre

    Debate Hors D’oeuvre
    A Clinton ad to put us in the mood for what will undoubtedly be an edifying debate on Monday night.
  • Sep 21

    Jill Stein is Not the Answer (Especially in Florida!)

    Jill Stein is Not the Answer (Especially in Florida!)
    Commentator “How” (I still have commentators?)  may or may not be a Republican plant.  I prefer to assume he or she is not, and thus thought I would write a reply to this recent contribution “How” writes,…
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Sep 25

    Seven National Security and Executive Power Questions for Donald Trump

    Seven National Security and Executive Power Questions for Donald Trump
    The first of the presidential debates takes place tomorrow evening. Last week, I found myself in Las Vegas, giving a pair of addresses on the election, national security, and the challenge of Donald Trump. Giving these presentations and the…
  • Sep 25

    Saudi Arabia: Why We Need This Flawed Ally

    Saudi Arabia: Why We Need This Flawed Ally
    Editor's Note: The West's relationship with its Saudi ally is one of the world's most troubling alliances. Saudi Arabia's conservative culture rejects many Western ideals, and many observers see the Kingdom as a hotbed of support for…
  • Sep 24

    The Lawfare Podcast: Judge Laurence Silberman on the Birth of NSD

    The Lawfare Podcast: Judge Laurence Silberman on the Birth of NSD
    Last week, the National Security Division of the Justice Department celebrated its 10th anniversary by holding a major conference at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Judge Laurence Silberman, the intellectual and policy…
Rank this Week: 120

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    China Employees and Independent Contractors: The O2O Business Carve-Out

    China Employees and Independent Contractors: The O2O Business Carve-Out
    Despite the many risks, our China lawyers still see far too many foreign companies engage in pointless gyrations to convince themselves that their relationship with their China “agent” or “independent contractor” or…
  • Sep 24

    Hiring Foreign Employees in China

    Hiring Foreign Employees in China
    Hiring a foreigner in China usually requires all of the following be true: The candidate is in good health and over the age of 18 The candidate possesses the skills and work experience required for the job The candidate has no criminal record…
  • Sep 23

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXX

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXX
    Because of this blog, our China lawyers get a fairly steady stream of China law questions from readers, mostly via emails but occasionally via blog comments as well. If we were to conduct research on all the questions we get asked and then…
Rank this Week: 142

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Australia should take a stand on Veloso

    Australia should take a stand on Veloso
    Source: Lowy Interpreter (23 September 2016)http://www.lowyinterpreter.org/post/2016/09/23/Australia-should-take-a-stand-on-Veloso.aspxIn April last year, Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were among eight people executed by firing…
  • Sep 22

    Calls to abolish death penalty grow louder in Japan

    Calls to abolish death penalty grow louder in Japan
    Source: South China Morning Post (21 September 2016)http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2021350/calls-abolish-death-penalty-grow-louder-japanJapan’s use of the death penalty is expected to come under unprecedented domestic…
  • Sep 19

    Widodo clarifies Duterte statement on Mary Jane Veloso – report

    Widodo clarifies Duterte statement on Mary Jane Veloso – report
    Source: GMA (16 September 2016)http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/581647/news/pinoyabroad/widodo-clarifies-duterte-statement-on-mary-jane-veloso-reportIndonesian President Joko Widodo has clarified his earlier statement on President Rodrigo…
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International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Sep 24

    Hiring Faculty at Texas A&M University School of Law

    Hiring Faculty at Texas A&M University School of Law
    Since Texas A&M University School of Law acquired the law school from Texas Wesleyan University in August of 2013, the law school has embarked on a program of investment that increased its entering class credentials and financial aid…
  • Sep 22

    Security Council Adopts Resolution 2309 on Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Act

    Security Council Adopts Resolution 2309 on Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Act
    The global aviation system is of vital importance to economic development and prosperity, and all States must strengthen, both individually and collectively, aviation security measures, in order to secure a stable and peaceful global…
  • Sep 22

    Professor Anastasia Telesetsky Promoted at University of Idaho College of Law

    Professor Anastasia Telesetsky Promoted at University of Idaho College of Law
    The University of Idaho College of Law announced the promotion of Professor Anastasia Telesetsky to Professor of Law. She holds a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley and an LL.M. from the University of British Columbia. She…
Rank this Week: 364

Customs Law

Customs Law

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

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    The Scope of a Scope Ruling

    The Scope of a Scope Ruling
    This being the Customs Law Blog, I don't often wade into the related area of antidumping and countervailing duty law. But, the two areas often bump into each other for my clients and for other importers. Sometimes the issues are generally…
  • Sep 21

    Ruling of the Week 2016.19: Wherein A Christmas Tree is Not Festive

    Ruling of the Week 2016.19: Wherein A Christmas Tree is Not Festive
    "Ruling of the week," who am I kidding? This one comes to you via an annoying slow GoGo In-Flight connection and an extremely small seat 10C on an American Airlines RJ700 bound for San Antonio. Read it with that in mind. It may not be my best…
  • Sep 20

    Return of the Blogger

    Return of the Blogger
    Once upon a time, there was the Customs Law Blog. It was a happy place where the Blogger diligently provided useful and occasionally entertaining updates to his readers, all of whom he liked very much. But sometimes things did not go as…
Rank this Week: 2487

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
  • Sep 24

    Conference: Cross Border Family Litigation in Europe. The Brussels IIbis Recast (Milan, 14 october 2016)

    Conference: Cross Border Family Litigation in Europe. The Brussels IIbis Recast (Milan, 14 october 2016)
    The University of Milan (Department of International, Legal, Historical and Political Studies) will host on Friday 14 October 2016 (14h00) a conference on “Cross border family litigation in Europe. The Brussels IIbis recast“.…
  • Sep 22

    Opening of the European and Private International law Section in Blog Droit Européen

    Opening of the European and Private International law Section in Blog Droit Européen
    Many thanks to Alexia Pato, PhD candidate at the Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, for this piece of news. And my best wishes! Today, blog droit européen officially celebrates the opening of its European and private international…
  • Sep 21

    Comity or Compulsion

    Comity or Compulsion
    On Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision reversing a $147.8 million price-fixing judgment against two Chinese manufacturers of Vitamin C. The plaintiffs alleged that the Chinese manufacturers…
Rank this Week: 23

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
  • Sep 24

    Privacy of a doctor under GMC investigation clashes with that of his patient

    Privacy of a doctor under GMC investigation clashes with that of his patient
    Dr DB v. General Medical Council [2016] EWHC 2331 (QB), 23 September 2016, Soole J – read judgment An interesting three-way privacy fight between a GP, a patient who had complained about his treatment by the GP, and the…
  • Sep 22

    Xenakis the fisherman and the tangle of EU law

    Xenakis the fisherman and the tangle of EU law
    Understanding Standing: Post 1 of 3 Recently, we posted on a proposed action against the European Commission, or, more precisely, the action of its president. The applicants’ greatest challenge in those proceedings will be to persuade…
  • Sep 21

    High Court calls for change in bereavement law to benefit cohabitee

    High Court calls for change in bereavement law to benefit cohabitee
    Smith v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and another [2016] EWHC 2208 (QB) – read judgment Under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 those who live together but are not married are not entitled to damages for bereavement. The High…
Rank this Week: 288

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 4483

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 23

    Role of “commentaries” key to significance of ICRC project

    Role of “commentaries” key to significance of ICRC project
    The role of “commentaries” in the shaping of contemporary international law proved a recurring question in the just-concluded morning public plenary of today’s conference, “Humanity’s Common Heritage: 2016…
  • Sep 22

    Protecting the Safety of Journalists: the Role of the African Court

    Protecting the Safety of Journalists: the Role of the African Court
    On 10 September, the African Court and UNESCO convened a seminar on “Strengthening judiciary systems and African Courts to protect the safety of journalists and end impunity” in Arusha, Tanzania. Attended by some 100 participants,…
  • Sep 21

    ‘The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’

    ‘The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’
    Invitation ‘The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’ Date: Friday September, 23th 2016 Time: 9.30 am-4 pm (registration at the venue from 8.30) Venue: Renehan Hall, South Campus, Maynooth University The…
Rank this Week: 93

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 2730

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/
  • Sep 23

    Interview with Jeremy Morley: Local Father Desperate After Son is Reportedly Taken to Russia

    Interview with Jeremy Morley: Local Father Desperate After Son is Reportedly Taken to Russia
    By Rachel YonkunasPublished: September 22, 2016, 4:36 pmQUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Queensbury man is raising awareness to a growing global issue of International Child Abduction. It happens when a child is wrongfully taken…
  • Sep 8

    JDM Speaking at Paris Bar Association Event, 9/20

    JDM Speaking at Paris Bar Association Event, 9/20
    Jeremy will speak in Paris at the Paris Bar Association on Tuesday morning, Sept. 20th, together with Delphine Eskenazi (Libra Avocats in Paris) and Sophie Rodrigues (French Ministry of Justice). The theme of the event is a Comparison of…
  • Sep 6

    Child Visits to Israel

    Child Visits to Israel
    Jeremy D. Morley*When parents are separated and one wants to take a child to visit Israel, the other parent often worries that the child will not be returned, especially if the taking parent is Israeli or has expressed a desire to live in…
Rank this Week: 501

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Sep 22

    Re-Engaging on an ISIL AUMF

    Re-Engaging on an ISIL AUMF
    by Deborah Pearlstein by Deborah Pearlstein In the past few weeks, Jack Goldsmith and Matt Waxman on the one hand, and Marty Lederman on the other, have restarted a discussion about the significance of Congress’ ongoing failure to enact…
  • Sep 20

    Haiti Cholera Update

    Haiti Cholera Update
    by Kristen Boon by Kristen Boon Today, on the opening of the GA, and in his final such speech as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon indicated that a compensation package for victims of Cholera is forthcoming. Speaking in French (original here),…
  • Sep 20

    International Law Weekend 2016

    International Law Weekend 2016
    by Chris Borgen by Chris Borgen International Law Weekend, the annual conference of the American Branch of the International Law Association is fast approaching. See the following notice from ABILA: International Law Weekend 2016 Registration…
Rank this Week: 380

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

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

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Sep 22

    Why are Chinese prosecutors resigning?

    Why are Chinese prosecutors resigning?
    Chinese prosecutors (procurators, this blogpost will use the terms interchangeably, although the functions of the procuratorate are broader than public prosecution) do not receive the international attention that Chinese judges attract. There…
  • Sep 18

    Further violence against Chinese judge

    Further violence against Chinese judge
    During the Mid-Autumn festival, several of the major legal Wechat accounts carried articles deploring the latest report of violence against judges in a Shandong bank (which occurred on 8 September) (and making caustic comments about the local…
  • Sep 16

    Which Chinese cases are most persuasive?

    Which Chinese cases are most persuasive?
    Chinese courts are paying more attention to the use of precedent in considering how to decide cases.  (Two of my fellow bloggers, Mark Cohen and Jeremy Daum, have recently published on this issue, as have I.)  One of the…
Rank this Week: 2622

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
  • Sep 21

    Troy Davis’s Legacy

    Troy Davis’s Legacy
    By Savannah Fox, Field Organizer Five years ago today, on September 21st, I became an activist. I didn’t sign my first petition or attended my first rally. I found my passion, my anger and my hope as an activist, all … Please…
  • Sep 21

    Troy Davis: 5 Years On

    Troy Davis: 5 Years On
    Troy was on death row for over two decades before he was finally executed. In that time he became a leader himself in the movement to end the death penalty, with his steadfast spirit and unshakeable faith in justice inspiring activists around…
  • Sep 13

    AIUSA’s Formal Recommendations to Department of Justice for the Baltimore City Police Department Consent Decree Proce

    AIUSA’s Formal Recommendations to Department of Justice for the Baltimore City Police Department Consent Decree Proce
    A few weeks ago, the Department of Justice released findings from a “pattern and practice” review of the Baltimore Police Department. Amnesty International USA welcomed these findings as an important step towards transparency and…
Rank this Week: 47

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop, UCLA April 2017

    Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop, UCLA April 2017
    Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress WorkshopApril 28-29, 2017UCLA School of LawAnnouncement and Call for PapersOrganized by Máximo Langer (University of California at Los Angeles), Jacqueline Ross (University of Illinois College of…
  • Sep 14

    Early Louisiana and Her Spanish World at Tulane, November 4, 2016

    Early Louisiana and Her Spanish World at Tulane, November 4, 2016
    Early Louisiana and Her Spanish World:Legal Tradition, Laws and Customsin Luisiana and the Floridas4 November 2016 – Tulane University School of LawSupported by the Tulane University School of Law and The Portalis Society, the…
  • Sep 1

    Louisiana State University Seeks to Recruit a Civil Law Professor

    Louisiana State University Seeks to Recruit a Civil Law Professor
    The Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center seeks to hire tenure-track or tenured faculty members with a starting date in August 2017. Among others, we are looking for a civil law professor, preferably with a comparative…
Rank this Week: 4600

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

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

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3194

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law…

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law Blog

Covers business law, tax, and international law.

http://beg-law.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 2222

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
  • 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.…
  • Sep 13

    On Reserve Exclusive Trademark Package Through 2016

    On Reserve Exclusive Trademark Package Through 2016
    On  Reserve is excited to announce an exclusive trademark package through Lehrman Beverage Law, PLLC. The package will extend to new clients and trademark registrations through the end of 2016. For more information, please contact us at…
  • Sep 13

    Is There a Likelihood of Confusion between AMERICANA and OLD AMERICANA for Alcohol Beverages?

    Is There a Likelihood of Confusion between AMERICANA and OLD AMERICANA for Alcohol Beverages?
    A recent application before the United States Patent and Trademark Office sought to register the mark Old Americana (in standard characters) for alcoholic beverage except beers in International Class 33. See In re Luca Mariano…
Rank this Week: 581

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/
Rank this Week: 2099

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/
  • 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...
  • Sep 5

    Louisiana's Civil Code Finally Translated into French

    Louisiana's Civil Code Finally Translated into French
    This post was written by Matt Boles, a third-year law student at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Mr. Boles is a research assistant to Dr. Moreteau and is Managing Editor of the...
  • Aug 27

    Book Announcement: Will-Substitutes in Comparative Perspective

    Book Announcement: Will-Substitutes in Comparative Perspective
    Passing Wealth on Death Will-Substitutes in Comparative Perspective Edited by Alexandra Braun and Anne Röthel Wealth can be transferred on death in a number of different ways, most commonly by will. Yet a person can also use a variety…
Rank this Week: 1946

Korean Law Blog

Korean Law Blog

Updates on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Aug 19

    Right to Publicity/Portrait in Korea: Entertainment Law Basics in Korea

    Right to Publicity/Portrait in Korea: Entertainment Law Basics in Korea
    Recently, the Seoul Central District Court delivered a decision that it is the violation of one right to publicity/portrait rights for a person to share an image on a public site for commercial... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
Rank this Week: 3795

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
  • Aug 28

    Remembering is resisting

    Remembering is resisting
    I gave a short talk on the politics of digital memorialisation through personal archives at Colomboscope 2016 on a panel titled ‘Rendering Realities’, moderated by Subha Wijesiriwardena. The festival’s description of my…
  • Aug 16

    Whatsapp during a live protest

    Whatsapp during a live protest
    Not for the first time, I relied very heavily on WhatsApp in covering the Different Yet Equal vigil in Colombo, and the resulting drama. Updates sent to the Groundviews WhatsApp group (which at the time of writing this has over one hundred…
  • Aug 16

    Sinhale’s crisis of legitimacy

    Sinhale’s crisis of legitimacy
    Though this poster is very easily debunked, the intent is clear. It is not just aimed at discrediting those who organised the vigil. The purpose it serves is larger and holds currency for longer. The intent here is to mislead and spread hate…
Rank this Week: 820

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Aug 16

    Amazon Case Means EU B2C Website Terms May Need an Update

    Amazon Case Means EU B2C Website Terms May Need an Update
    If you operate a website which does business with consumers based in the European Union, read on. In the recent case, Verein für Konsumenteninformation v Amazon EU Sàrl (28 July 2016), brought by Austrian consumer protection…
  • Aug 12

    UK Financial Conduct Authority—Regulated Firms Can Go to the Cloud

    UK Financial Conduct Authority—Regulated Firms Can Go to the Cloud
    July 7, 2016, saw the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) publish fresh guidance in order to clarify the requirements which apply to the financial services firms it regulates when outsourcing to the cloud. When the FCA talks about…
  • Aug 3

    Key Issues in Cloud Email Transaction

    Key Issues in Cloud Email Transaction
    We all know that “cloud computing” is one of the most tired and overused phrases in the technology industry, and it has been for years. Everyone has gone “to the cloud” now, right? Not so fast. When it comes to…
Rank this Week: 3077

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

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

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Aug 14

    Remember the Wall, Forget "Bridge of Spies"

    Remember the Wall, Forget "Bridge of Spies"
    BRIDGE OF SPIES simply gets 1950s East Berlin wrong. It was not as desolate and ruined as depicted here. Unter den Linden in the historic city center had been quickly reconstructed, opera houses and state university included. A shiny new city…
  • Jun 14

    The Age of Fear Continue

    The Age of Fear Continue
    David Rothkopf is worried that the "Age of Fear" is not over yet. The Bush and Obama presidencies both made the international war on terror a central tenet of US foreign policy. It became the central national issue. Rothkopf had hoped that…
  • Mar 26

    Clinton gives Atlanticist speech at the Pacific

    Clinton gives Atlanticist speech at the Pacific
    Hillary Clinton is much more supportive of NATO and Europe than all the other presidential candidates. Yesterday, Hillary Clinton gave an impressive speech describing NATO as "one of the best investments America has ever made". She stressed…
Rank this Week: 2537

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…
Rank this Week: 3870

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/
Rank this Week: 4016

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
Rank this Week: 4821

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: 2715

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…
Rank this Week: 4858

Al-Mirsal

Al-Mirsal

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

http://www.al-mirsal.com/
  • 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…
  • May 25

    Telemedicine in the UAE

    Telemedicine in the UAE
    Telemedicine is a product of 20th century information and communication technologies. It is generally defined as the provision of healthcare services from a healthcare professional to a patient from a remote location using a telephone or the…
  • Mar 31

    New Saudi Companies Law – Accumulated Losses and Risk of Statutory Dissolution

    New Saudi Companies Law – Accumulated Losses and Risk of Statutory Dissolution
    For the past few decades, the obligations of companies with losses reaching 50% or more of their share capital has been a topic of high debate in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. That is due to the uncertainty surrounding the application of…
Rank this Week: 934

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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Small Business Lawyer Blog

Small Business Lawyer Blog

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

http://smallbusinesslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • 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,…
  • Feb 1

    UK Tariff Tool Classify Imports and Export

    UK Tariff Tool Classify Imports and Export
    Is your UK small and medium sized business (SME) involved in import or export? If so, check out the UK Trade Tariff tool and accompanying guidance document "Classify imports and exports using the UK Trade Tariff" outlining the use of the tool…
  • Dec 17

    Looking to Enter New Top Export Market

    Looking to Enter New Top Export Market
    If your a small business or a medium sized business looking to access new export markets look to the International Trade Administration's Top Markets Series. The Top Market Series analyzes future export opportunities across various…
Rank this Week: 1843

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: 2734

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,…
Rank this Week: 564

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…
Rank this Week: 814

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.
Rank this Week: 851

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: 1755

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
Rank this Week: 1491

Blog Arbitration

Blog Arbitration

Online Colloquium on Law & Practice of Arbitration Globally.

http://blogarbitration.com/
  • Oct 25

    INDIA AMENDS ARBITRATION LAW: SOME GREAT, SOME ABSURD CHANGES

    INDIA AMENDS ARBITRATION LAW: SOME GREAT, SOME ABSURD CHANGES
    In this post, Sumit Rai, provides his first reaction as a brief critique of the most important changes introduced through an ordinance on 23 October 2015 to the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 Introduction The 1996 statute which has…
  • Oct 25

    INDIA AMENDS ARBITRATION LAW: SOME GREAT, SOME ABSURD CHANGES

    INDIA AMENDS ARBITRATION LAW: SOME GREAT, SOME ABSURD CHANGES
    In this post, Sumit Rai, provides his first reaction as a brief critique of the most important changes introduced through an ordinance on 23 October 2015 to the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 Introduction The 1996 statute which has…
  • Jul 28

    UK Supreme Court Allows Anti-Suit Injunction in favour of Arbitration Agreement

    UK Supreme Court Allows Anti-Suit Injunction in favour of Arbitration Agreement
    In this post, Martin Andrew Jarret reviews UK Supreme Court’s landmark decision to grant anti-suit injunction in favour of an arbitration agreement despite no intention to initiate arbitration. Overview On 12 June 2013, the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 3424

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: 2913