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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/
  • Aug 1

    Clinton Monster Movie

    Clinton Monster Movie
    I guess this is what yukked them up in Hilary Clinton campaign HQ.
  • Jul 29

    Win 10 GIF

    Win 10 GIF
    Cute.
  • Jul 29

    We’re #1 (in Fraud)

    We’re #1 (in Fraud)
    By nearly any measure, sunny South Florida is tops in fraud (AP): Since the first settlers hacked their way into the mangrove tangles and drained much of the swampland, sunny South Florida has been virtually synonymous with shady deals and…
Rank this Week: 19

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
  • Aug 1

    Gedächtnisschrift for Hannes Unberath

    Gedächtnisschrift for Hannes Unberath
    The publishing house C.H. Beck has recently released the “Gedächtnisschrift für Hannes Unberath”. Edited by Stefan Arnold and Stephan Lorenz the volume contains, among others, four German language contributions…
  • Jul 31

    It’s Taken 15 Years…

    It’s Taken 15 Years…
    …For the Spanish lawmaker to fulfill the promise, made in 2000, of a Ley de cooperación juridical internacional en material civil. The new Act can be downloaded here. It will come into force  in twenty days.…
  • Jul 30

    Out now: The Counterclaim in the Civil Procedural Law of the European Union and its Member State

    Out now: The Counterclaim in the Civil Procedural Law of the European Union and its Member State
    Dr. Agnieszka Okonska, LL.M. (Leipzig), has just published a monumental comparative study on “The Counterclaim in the Civil Procedural Law of the European Union and its Member States” (Die Widerklage im Zivilprozessrecht der…
Rank this Week: 28

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: 34

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 94

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: 320

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 243

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Jul 29

    Consumer Group Asks FTC to Adopt EU’s Right to be Forgotten

    Consumer Group Asks FTC to Adopt EU’s Right to be Forgotten
    Last year we wrote about the EU’s adoption of an individual’s “right to be forgotten”, which gives Europeans the right to require search engines to remove information about them from search results for their own names,…
  • Jul 22

    Pillsbury sponsors UK’s National Outsourcing Association Symposium 2015

    Pillsbury sponsors UK’s National Outsourcing Association Symposium 2015
    On 24 June, the UK’s National Outsourcing Association hosted its annual symposium in London.  This is one of the best attended and most prestigious sourcing industry events in the UK, and is well attended by suppliers, customers…
  • Jul 10

    Cloud Computing: Not Always the Low Cost Alternative

    Cloud Computing: Not Always the Low Cost Alternative
    There is no doubt cloud computing has delivered multiple benefits to the IT organization. However, without proper management and controls, these benefits could become a non-trivial expense to the organization. In a Wall Street Journal article…
Rank this Week: 276

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

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

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Jul 18

    Does US Punditry about Europe Have a Future?

    Does US Punditry about Europe Have a Future?
    I think it's great that Political Science professors testify in Congress from time to time. This happens far to rarely in Germany! The quality of Stephen Walt's testimony on the future of the EU, however, is underwhelming. He describes at…
  • Jun 28

    Fulbrighters Reflect on their Exchange Year

    Fulbrighters Reflect on their Exchange Year
    In this video produced by the German Fulbright Alumni Association in 2014 former German and US grantees talk about the relevance of their exchange experience and their reasons to get involved with the Alumni Association.  The video…
  • Jun 28

    Atlantic Review Receives the Fulbright Association's Mulert Award

    Atlantic Review Receives the Fulbright Association's Mulert Award
    Many organizations give awards to prominent people, who have already received dozens in the past. Sometimes it seems the purpose is not to honor the recipient of the award, but to use his or her fame to shine a light on the organization that…
Rank this Week: 364

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 274

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/
Rank this Week: 200

IP Dragon

IP Dragon

Covers intellectual property in China.

http://ipdragon.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG
    From now on, you can find new articles of IP Dragon on: ipdragon.org.So good bye to ipdragon.blogspot,com and hello ipdragon.org.All ipdragon.blogspot.com links will continue to be active, but will be redirected to ipdragon.orgAlso you…
  • Apr 7

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary
     Shades of Red by Skram1 see ColourloversThe real question: "What shade of red will attract liability?"After publishing a draft of the copyright law, the National Copyright Administration comes now with a A Brief Explanation…
  • Mar 12

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol
    Clone and OriginalThe silver screen is known to bring out the imagination of people. However, China's film industry has not given birth to a poster child of creativity, eyeing laboriously to any movie that has some measure of success, Chinese…
Rank this Week: 247

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Aug 1

    Maui Post-Mortem

    Maui Post-Mortem
    As everyone has probably heard by now, negotiators could not reach a TPP deal in Maui. Here's a roundup of some commentary: Washington Post: High-level talks to forge a ­12-nation trade deal spanning the Pacific broke up Friday without…
  • Jul 31

    Appellate Body Secretariat Job

    Appellate Body Secretariat Job
    There's a job opening in the Appellate Body Secretariat. These don't come along too often, so take advantage of the opportunity! Vacancy Notice No.: EXT/F/15-36 Title: Dispute Settlement Lawyer Grade: 9 Contract Type: Fixed-term Starting…
  • Jul 31

    The Value of the SPS Agreement

    The Value of the SPS Agreement
    I've been reading the U.S. - Animals (yes, that's the official short title!) WTO panel report. It's over 200 pages long, and goes into great detail about foot and mouth disease and the relevant international standards, before delving into…
Rank this Week: 2145

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Aug 1

    International Court of Justice Schedules Public Hearings in Two Case

    International Court of Justice Schedules Public Hearings in Two Case
    The International Court of Justice has scheduled public hearings for October in two pending matters: In the case of Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Preliminary…
  • Jul 31

    Illinois Enacts Law to Better Implement Consular Notification

    Illinois Enacts Law to Better Implement Consular Notification
    The issue of consular notification and access has been much in the news and in the courts in the United States over the last fifteen years. The United States has been brought before the International Court of Justice three times...
  • Jul 30

    World Day Against Trafficking in Person

    World Day Against Trafficking in Person
    Pursuant to a 2013 United Nations General Assembly Resolution (68/192), July 30 is designated as the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to raise awareness about the problem and to focus on protection of victims. The UN estimates that…
Rank this Week: 939

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
  • Jul 31

    Sport, public/private law, and a judge waxing lyrical – Diarmuid Laffan

    Sport, public/private law, and a judge waxing lyrical – Diarmuid Laffan
    O’Connell & anor v the Turf Club [2015] IESC 57 – read judgment This recent judgment of the Irish Supreme Court addressed the issue of whether the decisions of a sport’s organising body should be amenable to judicial…
  • Jul 31

    Justice Human Rights Conference, 12 October 2015

    Justice Human Rights Conference, 12 October 2015
    Here at the UK Human Rights Blog, we love justice, and we also love JUSTICE. Let’s all go to their annual conference, 12 October 2015. All details here and below. One of the highlights of the human rights lawyer’s calendar, the…
  • Jul 31

    The RightsInfo Summer Party

    The RightsInfo Summer Party
    A quick note to say RightsInfo is having a summer party on 13 August. If you want an invite, sign up to the newsletter here, the invitations will be going out at midday today. It’s going to be great, sun guaranteed.  We will be…
Rank this Week: 5038

Customs Law

Customs Law

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

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Ruling of the Week 2015.22: Beam Me Up

    Ruling of the Week 2015.22: Beam Me Up
    I see we are close to perfecting the Star Fleet-style impulse engine. It also appears that we are working on teleportation, one atom at a time. That got me wondering what Star Trek inspired devices might have been the subject of a Customs…
  • Jul 30

    There is a Trial on the Horizon

    There is a Trial on the Horizon
    Penalty cases are abundant these days.In United States v. Horizon Products International, Inc., the government is seeking $394,794 in unpaid duties and penalties plus interest. The imported merchandise is plywood and the underlying issue is…
  • Jul 29

    Tell the ABA to show me some love

    Tell the ABA to show me some love
    The ABA publishes an annual list of its top 100 legal blogs (or "blawgs"). If you read this blog and find it useful, please let the ABA know via their nomination form. Thank you. That ends our commercial message.
Rank this Week: 2232

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 4918

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/
  • Jul 31

    USHRN Takes the Right to Water and Sanitation to a Human Rights Tribunal

    USHRN Takes the Right to Water and Sanitation to a Human Rights Tribunal
    The critical need for affordable, fresh drinking water has been the subject of several posts on this blog. Now the US Human Rights Network announced that on July 28th it, along with twenty other organizations and individuals, requested a…
  • Jul 30

    Leveraging Advancement Post-Obergefell

    Leveraging Advancement Post-Obergefell
    by Jeremiah Ho Editor's Note: Professor Ho completes his three part series with this discussion of post Obergefell Advancement As an anti-stereotyping principle, the concepts of animus and dignity interwoven by Kennedy in Obergefell serves to…
  • Jul 28

    The Animus - Dignity Connection: Obergefell

    The Animus - Dignity Connection: Obergefell
    By Jeremiah Ho Editors' note: This post is part one of three posts. Today's post explores the history of Justice Kennedy's use of the language of animus and dignity, setting the stage for tomorrow's post on next steps. Last month...
Rank this Week: 1483

Korean Law Blog

Korean Law Blog

Updates on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Korean Supreme Court Rules Contingency Fees for Criminal Cases Illegal

    Korean Supreme Court Rules Contingency Fees for Criminal Cases Illegal
    The Korean Supreme Court has, recently, ruled that an attorney's contingency fees in criminal cases are against public policy, and are, therefore, illegal in Korea. The Supreme Court of Korea cited... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Jul 24

    South Korea moves to Remove Statute of Limitation on Murder

    South Korea moves to Remove Statute of Limitation on Murder
    In South Korea, murder has a 25-year statute of limitations. This means that someone cannot be prosecuted for committing murder 25 years after the murder was committed. A review committee of the... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Jul 23

    Famed South Korean Golpher Ordered to Complete Military Service

    Famed South Korean Golpher Ordered to Complete Military Service
    Bae Sangmoon, 29-year old two-time PGA Tour winner, has been ordered to serve in the South Korean military under Korea's military conscription laws. Bae was, recently, granted American residency,... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
Rank this Week: 2665

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Register Your Trademark In China: Now. Just Ask Mike.

    Register Your Trademark In China: Now. Just Ask Mike.
    More than four years ago, we did a post, entitled, China: Do Just One Thing. Trademarks. In that post, we emphasized the absolutely critical importance of registering your trademarks in China, not later but now: From time to time I…
  • Jul 29

    China Manufacturing: The Fantasy And The Fiction

    China Manufacturing: The Fantasy And The Fiction
    A Facebook friend from China posted, Chinese Factory Worker Can’t Believe The Shit He Makes For Americans, and it is quickly getting likes, for good reason.  I urge you to read it and think about it both in the spirit in which…
  • Jul 27

    China Joint Ventures: What Goes Around Comes Around

    China Joint Ventures: What Goes Around Comes Around
    Just read an article on the white hot (at least for millennials) web site Ozy.com, entitled, Surfing China’s Business Boom … Without Wiping Out. The theme of the article is that the incidence of joint ventures is rising in…
Rank this Week: 2141

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

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

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Steering Clear of ISIS Loot: Don't Buy, Apply Strict Due Diligence

    Steering Clear of ISIS Loot: Don't Buy, Apply Strict Due Diligence
    Ancient artifact collectors share a passion for history, culture, and aesthetics. The best collectors embrace their role as stewards of heritage by dutifully caring for cultural material through conservation, storage, display, and study.…
  • Jun 9

    House Adopts The Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act

    House Adopts The Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act
    The Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act passed the House of Representatives late this afternoon. H.R. 889, which received broad bipartisan support by legislators in Congress, now goes to the Senate.The…
  • Jun 1

    House Passes Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act

    House Passes Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act
    On Monday afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1493, the Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act.CHL has prepared a video snippet of the debate and vote, courtesy of C-Span. Watch below or click…
Rank this Week: 4945

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/
  • Jul 30

    Testimonial

    Testimonial
    “Our cup runneth over” with amazing testimonials from our clients. Here is just one:“I returned to New York with my 3 year old son from England following a Hague Convention trial. … My initial telephone…
  • Jul 29

    Preventing Child Visits to India

    Preventing Child Visits to India
    Jeremy D. MorleyHaving represented numerous clients in international child custody matters concerning India, this author has been accepted on several occasions as an expert on international family law matters concerning India. The author is…
  • Jul 28

    Plight of the Expatriate Spouse

    Plight of the Expatriate Spouse
    ByJeremy D. MorleyInternational child relocation applications raise substantially different issues from those raised in domestic relocation cases, whether intrastate or interstate. Unfortunately, the fundamental differences are not often…
Rank this Week: 2218

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 2147

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Death Penalty: An effective deterrent to prevent violent crimes or just a murder by the State?

    Death Penalty: An effective deterrent to prevent violent crimes or just a murder by the State?
    Source: Merinews (24 Jul 2015)http://www.merinews.com/article/death-penalty-an-effective-deterrent-to-prevent-violent-crimes-or-just-a-murder-by-the-state/15908153.shtmlLone death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial blastscase Yakub Memon…
  • Jul 21

    Capital punishment: On the way out—with grisly exception

    Capital punishment: On the way out—with grisly exception
    Source: The Economist (4 July 2015)http://www.economist.com/news/international/21656666-few-countries-are-applying-death-penalty-more-freely-global-trend-towards?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/on_the_way_out_with_grisly_exceptionsDEPENDING on where you are,…
  • Jul 21

    Mumbai bomber Yakub Menon's mercy plea rejected

    Mumbai bomber Yakub Menon's mercy plea rejected
    Source: BBC News (21 July 2015)http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-33605248India's Supreme Court has rejected a final mercy plea of a man found guilty of financing the 1993 serial bombings in the western city of Mumbai.Yakub Memon will…
Rank this Week: 741

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jul 29

    Judge’s Order in Flores Should Signal the End of Family Detention in the United State

    Judge’s Order in Flores Should Signal the End of Family Detention in the United State
    A federal judge issued an order in the Flores case that should go a long way to ending the government’s practice of detaining children and their mothers in unlicensed, secure facilities in Dilley and Karnes, Texas. Since the summer of…
  • Jul 27

    In passing: Lt. Cmdr. Bill Kuebler, defense attorney at GTMO for Omar Khadr

    In passing: Lt. Cmdr. Bill Kuebler, defense attorney at GTMO for Omar Khadr
    Shocked and saddened to read that U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander William Kuebler died from cancer on July 17, at age 44. (photo credit) Bill’s representation of Omar Khadr, born in Canada and seized by U.S. forces in an Afghanistan…
  • Jul 26

    Trade & Development

    Trade & Development
    President Obama’s current trip to East Africa (Kenya and Ethiopia) and the recent extension of the African Growth & Opportunities Act (AGOA) are an opportunity to ponder the tenuous link that, without sound domestic policies, exists…
Rank this Week: 730

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/
  • Jul 29

    Snowden: Patriot, Whistleblower, or Spy? (Part I)

    Snowden: Patriot, Whistleblower, or Spy? (Part I)
    I had the privilege this week of participating on a panel at the 2015 SEALS Conference that explored the question of whether Edward Snowden is a whistleblower or a spy. The panel members engaged in a robust discussion which examined...
  • Jul 23

    Trade Dress Case in China

    Trade Dress Case in China
    A colleague, Professor Hongjun (Nick) Yao, recently told me about an interesting trade dress case currently pending before the Supreme People’s Court in China. The state-owned Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Group (GPG) licensed its trademark,…
  • Jul 19

    Japan: Prosecutorial Misconduct

    Japan: Prosecutorial Misconduct
    A recent article in The Economist of a case in which a Japanese prosecutor altered a document that was being used as evidence casts an unusually revealing eye on the traditionally respected Japanese prosecution, in a system that is already...
Rank this Week: 1482

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
  • Jul 28

    Willamette Valley Vineyards Sues Neighboring Farm Over Herbicide Drift

    Willamette Valley Vineyards Sues Neighboring Farm Over Herbicide Drift
    Willamette Valley Vineyards is suing Five Cent Farm, Inc., a neighboring farm. According to Statesman Journal, the lawsuit filed against Five Cent indicates that the Vineyard is claiming more than $400,000 in economic loss from damage to the…
  • Jul 23

    Alfred Gratien: A Day Trip to Épernay for Small Batch and Quality Champagne

    Alfred Gratien: A Day Trip to Épernay for Small Batch and Quality Champagne
    A few weeks ago, I had the absolute pleasure of spending an afternoon at and touring Alfred Gratien in Épernay. The maison has been producing wine since 1864 and takes pride in stating that its Champagne is hand-crafted. The…
  • Jul 9

    Clos Montmartre: A Closer Look at the Hidden Vineyard in Pari

    Clos Montmartre: A Closer Look at the Hidden Vineyard in Pari
    As many times as I’ve visited Paris, I am actually disheartened to admit that—up until recently—I had never seen the hidden vineyard in Montmartre. After reading an article several weeks ago about Clos Montmartre, or…
Rank this Week: 1384

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

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

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Jul 26

    Environmental public interest litigation in the Qingdao maritime court

    Environmental public interest litigation in the Qingdao maritime court
    Chinese maritime courts, which primarily hear maritime commercial cases, also have jurisdiction over maritime pollution cases.  This short blogpost provides a brief update on the first public interest environmental case filed in the…
  • Jul 13

    Supreme People’s Court and “One Belt One Road”

    Supreme People’s Court and “One Belt One Road”
    On 7 July the Supreme People’s Court (the Court) issued an opinion (意见) policy document on how the courts should provide services and protection to “One Belt One Road” (OBOR Opinion)…
  • Jul 10

    The Supreme People’s Court and interpreting the law, revisited (part one)

    The Supreme People’s Court and interpreting the law, revisited (part one)
    The topic of the Supreme People’s Court and the interpretation of law is one that vexes many, including legal practitioners and academics alike.  Although the Chinese constitution vests the power to interpret law with the Standing…
Rank this Week: 1843

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law…

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law Blog

Covers business law, tax, and international law.

http://beg-law.com/lawblog/
  • Jul 24

    Status of the Canadian Senate

    Status of the Canadian Senate
    Will Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, announce today the abolition of the Senate, for a reformed, elected red chamber, that will be politically responsive. The post Status of the Canadian Senate appeared first on Barbeau, Evans &…
  • Jul 3

    New Canada-New Zealand Double Tax Treaty – Good For Investor

    New Canada-New Zealand Double Tax Treaty – Good For Investor
    The new double tax agreement between New Zealand and Canada is set to facilitate investment and trade between the two nations The post New Canada-New Zealand Double Tax Treaty – Good For Investors appeared first on Barbeau, Evans &…
  • May 20

    B.C. Society Act Revamp

    B.C. Society Act Revamp
    The British Colombia Society Act, which dates back to 1977 and not being substantially revised since then, is undergoing a comprehensive overhaul, following the bill receiving Royal ascend on May 14th, 2015. The post B.C. Society Act Revamp…
Rank this Week: 1381

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

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

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 5033

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/
  • Jul 16

    Norway: chances for getting climate change damage compensation higher than previously estimated

    Norway: chances for getting climate change damage compensation higher than previously estimated
    Prime Minister of Norway Jens Stoltenberg talking with Ban Ki-moon at the COP17 Summit in 2011. In a previous blogpost, we have taken the view that the chances for getting compensation for climate change damages in Norway are rather…
  • Apr 6

    New climate change compensation case in Germany

    New climate change compensation case in Germany
    The disputed Laguna Palcacocha at risk of flooding the city of Huaraz in Peru due to Climate Change (image 2002 Georg Kaser) According to The Guardian, a Peruvian farmer asks a German coal mining and energy giant (RWE) to pay a share a 0.5%…
  • Mar 10

    Suing CO2 polluters here, enforcing judgments there

    Suing CO2 polluters here, enforcing judgments there
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Al-Mirsal

Al-Mirsal

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

http://www.al-mirsal.com/
Rank this Week: 3561

Embassy Law Blog

Embassy Law Blog

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

http://embassylaw.com
  • Jun 28

    Bouquet of Defenses against Arbitral Award

    Bouquet of Defenses against Arbitral Award
    Numerous defenses against the recognition of a foreign arbitral award did not help the government of Belize in the matter BCB Holdings Inc. v. Government of Belize before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. However,…
  • Jun 6

    High Representative Immunity Defined

    High Representative Immunity Defined
    In 1945, Congress enacted the International Organizations Immunities Act, Pub.L. 291, 59 Stat. 669 (1945), 22 U.S.C. §§ 288-288f, and on June 4, 2015, the United States District Court for the District Court applied it in a suit…
  • Apr 25

    World Bank Immunity and Employment

    World Bank Immunity and Employment
    An instructive opinion in the matter Smith v. World Bank Group illustrates the lack of subject-matter jurisdiction of United States courts over employ­ment matters involving the World Bank. An employee obtained a default against the…
Rank this Week: 2148

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: 2348

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/
  • Jun 20

    Italy's Tax Residency for Foreign Investor

    Italy's Tax Residency for Foreign Investor
    Italy's tax residency for foreign taxpayers buying Italian real estate, and spending significant time in Italy for pleasure or business continues being a very critical and challenging issue. Italy assigns tax residency of individuals based on…
  • May 6

    Italy's Supreme Court Holding That Economic Interests Prevail Over Personal Ties In Determining Italian Tax Residency

    Italy's Supreme Court Holding That Economic Interests Prevail Over Personal Ties In Determining Italian Tax Residency
    Italy’s Supreme Court’s decision n. 6501 of March 31, 2015, dealing with the case of an Italian citizen  who had most of his personal and family connections in Italy but moved to work in another country (Switzerland), where…
  • May 6

    Overview of Italy's Tax Reporting Rule

    Overview of Italy's Tax Reporting Rule
    Italian resident taxpayers are required to report all of their assets held outside of Italy,  on form RW of their Italian income tax returns (which include various sections and can be considered the equivalent of the FBAR and other…
Rank this Week: 4268

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 904

Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

http://lawdevelopment.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 937

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: 506

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: 4696

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
  • May 28

    Power mapping

    Power mapping
    Cross posted from Groundviews. ### I was asked to contribute an article to an up-coming issue of The Architect, the journal of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects. The issue will be anchored to the idea of ‘democratic…
  • May 7

    Speaking notes: The future of tech and peacekeeping, re:publica 2015

    Speaking notes: The future of tech and peacekeeping, re:publica 2015
    Invited by ZIF – Center for International Peace Operations and representing the ICT4Peace Foundation, I spoke today at re:publica15 in Berlin, Germany on the future of peacekeeping and technology. The session this morning had…
  • Apr 6

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian
    Nalaka Gunewardene has an interesting article on smart cities published on Scidev.net, in which he makes the case our cities today are just too unhealthy and that the advent of smart cities will “enhance feedback loops within the…
Rank this Week: 488

The Peoples' Right to…

The Peoples' Right to Self-Determination Project

Dedicated to the right to self-determination (laid down in the UN Charter), discussing new perspectives, arguments and the potential impacts of these. By Istvan David Toth.

http://selfdetproject.wordpress.com/
  • May 18

    Fad of declaring micronation

    Fad of declaring micronation
    Following the recent “foundation” of Liberland, another micro-entity has been self-proclaimed, ironically, on a piece of land between Croatia and Slovenia this time. Another terra nullius? Unlikely. It can be predicted that the…
  • May 11

    Secession is not the only way

    Secession is not the only way
    There are alternatives for exercising the right of self-determination. The significance of these prove high, as in the current international legal system, secession can occur only under exceptional circumstances. However, the question arises…
  • May 4

    “We are not invisible. We are not inferior. …

    “We are not invisible. We are not inferior. …
    … We are equal citizens of Australia.” – said Harold Ludwick, a member of the Bulgun Warra Aboriginal group, whose traditional land lies west of Cooktown, Australia. (Source:…
Rank this Week: 1928

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Covers international taxation.

http://www.narellemackenziecpa.com/blog/
  • May 14

    Represent Your US Individual Clients Before the IRS

    Represent Your US Individual Clients Before the IRS
    Join the 2015 enrolled agent study programme. This course, offered by DJH International Tax, is the only one of its kind outside the US and combines three days of intensive tuition by Narelle MacKenzie, a US-based CPA, with a choice of six or…
  • Feb 16

    ADIT Network: Guest Article by Narelle MacKenzie

    ADIT Network: Guest Article by Narelle MacKenzie
    Ms. MacKenzie’s guest article has been featured in the February 2015 issues of the ADIT Student Newsletter. In the article, Ms. MacKenzie shares valuable exam preparation tips and strategies. These tips on studying for ADIT exams have…
  • Feb 12

    DJH International Tax – Live, Compact Training Courses – March 2015

    DJH International Tax – Live, Compact Training Courses – March 2015
    DJH International Tax Ltd. has been conducting short, intensive courses in international tax, US corporate tax and transfer pricing since 2011. Each course is 3-4 days in length, making them ideal for those who have limited free time. To…
Rank this Week: 2386

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 21

    A Methodological Approach to Negotiating International Business Dispute

    A Methodological Approach to Negotiating International Business Dispute
    The United States government has declared increased exports are the path for financial recovery. In particular, the Small Business Administration declared exports are the principal method to buttress American small business. So, how do small…
  • Jan 27

    Sanctions List to Check Before Doing Busine

    Sanctions List to Check Before Doing Busine
    Before doing business with a prospective new business partner or customer your US or UK small business should (and may be required) conduct due diligence on your new prospect. Some lists to check are UK-HM Treasury's Consolidated List, EU…
  • Jan 19

    SizeUp your Business & NY Business Financing

    SizeUp your Business &amp; NY Business Financing
    Looking for market data on how your small business compares; check out the Small Business Administration's online tool Sizeup. The tool helps by "benchmarking [your small business] against competitors, mapping your customers, competitors and…
Rank this Week: 591

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
  • 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.
  • Nov 4

    New Exhibit: Judges, Judging and Judicial Lawmaking in International Law

    New Exhibit: Judges, Judging and Judicial Lawmaking in International Law
    A new exhibit showcasing a selection of representative works on international judicial lawmaking in the law library foreign and international law collection is now on display on L1 of the law library. The selections of works highlight the…
  • Oct 20

    Oxford Historical Treatie

    Oxford Historical Treatie
    The library has been given trial access to Oxford Historical Treaties until Friday, November 14th.
Rank this Week: 4398

International Law Blog

International Law Blog

international law news, analysis, journals, conferences, and background. By Renee Dopplick.

http://www.insidejustice.com/
Rank this Week: 2144

The Yellow Shoe Civil Law Blog

The Yellow Shoe Civil Law Blog

Focuses on civil law developments throughout the world and general foreign, comparative and international law issues.

http://clyellowshoe.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    The LexisNexis Foreign Law Toolbox

    The LexisNexis Foreign Law Toolbox
    Your Toolbox7/11/2008 1:32:05 PM ESTCivil Law & Mixed Jurisdictions: The LexisNexis Foreign Law ToolboxWe're not just US anymore!Posted by Thomas J.R. Stadnik, Esq.LexisNexis Legal Editor/Site Coordinator LexisNexis International &…
  • Jan 17

    Access to the UN Treaty Series Collection

    Access to the UN Treaty Series Collection
    The UN Treaty Series Collection (UNTC) online is now be accessible without subscription. The UNTC homepage now gives a>Treaty Series on-line is FREE as of 1 October 2007.>>Please try to access Treaty Series on-line as…
  • Jan 17

    Catala Working Group Translation

    Catala Working Group Translation
    In addition to Prof. Levasseur's and Prof. Gruning's English translation of the proposal for the reform of the French Law of Obligations and the Law of Prescription sponsored by the Association Henri Capitant, which I reported in this blog on…
Rank this Week: 4451