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SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Steager v. CSX Transportation, Inc. 16-1251 Issues: (1) Whether the dormant commerce clause requires a State that imposes a fairly apportioned use tax to also credit sales taxes paid to other States; and (2)…
  • Jun 27

    Immigration symposium: Delays, detentions and due process – Why Jennings matter

    Immigration symposium: Delays, detentions and due process – Why Jennings matter
    Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia is the Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and founding director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Penn State Law-University Park and the author of  “Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial…
  • Jun 27

    Menu of today’s content

    Menu of today’s content
    Today we continue our symposium on the court’s ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer. Today’s contributions come from Erwin Chemerinsky, Hillary Byrnes and Fred Yarger. These and other contributions are…
Rank this Week: 8

Confirm Them

Confirm Them

Covers the judicial confirmation battles in the United States Senate.

http://www.confirmthem.com/
  • Jul 22

    My Review Of LifeCell 30 Day Trial

    My Review Of LifeCell 30 Day Trial
    LifeCell 30 Day Free Trial – How Good Is It Really? Is it even possible to pass up a free trial on the latest anti-ageing product, that just so happens to be taking Hollywood by storm? Well I didn’t think so, which is why I…
  • Jul 21

    Anti Aging Face Creams For Oily Skin

    Anti Aging Face Creams For Oily Skin
    Anti Ageing Face Cream for Oily Skin                Finding the right face cream for your skin can be as important as eating the right variety of foods. Your skin needs all…
  • Jul 21

    Anti Aging Creams For Dry Skin

    Anti Aging Creams For Dry Skin
    Anti Ageing Face Cream for Dry Skin                Dry skin can be one of the hardest skin conditions to have to deal with. You might already drink plenty of water, keep…
Rank this Week: 13

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Meet your newest Magistrate Judge

    Meet your newest Magistrate Judge
    Congrats to Shaniek Maynard, who was sworn in this week as our newest Magistrate Judge.  She will be stationed in Ft. Pierce.(The blog first reported on the District's choice back in March).
  • Jun 26

    Last day of the Term

    Last day of the Term
    This is a really funny note from Justice Rehnquist to Justice Marshall, expressing end-of-school-itis.  Today is the last day of the Term, and you can get all of your news at SCOTUSblog.
  • Jun 25

    Funny Things Happen At Trial

    Funny Things Happen At Trial
    Last week, the Supreme Court gave permanent resident Jae Lee, a second chance to stay in the United States after bad advice from his lawyer led him to plead guilty, leading to Lee's deportation.  The twist here is that Lee's chances to…
Rank this Week: 22

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 146

South Carolina Appellate Law Blog

South Carolina Appellate Law Blog

Follows the opinions of the South Carolina appellate courts, the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. By Womble Carlyle.

http://southcarolinaappellatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 13

    Closing Out

    Closing Out
    Well, I have left private practice and have taken a job with the US Attorney's Office. In light of my career change, this blog is shutting down. Thanks to everyone who dropped by for the latest SC legal news. Merry Christmas.
  • Dec 1

    Constitutional issues with Clinton appointment???

    Constitutional issues with Clinton appointment???
    "No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil Office under the Authority of the United States which shall have been created, or the Emoluments whereof shall have been increased during…
  • Nov 19

    Billy Wilkins' return to the courtroom as a lawyer meets with succe

    Billy Wilkins' return to the courtroom as a lawyer meets with succe
    From the Greenville News:William W. “Billy” Wilkins successfully argued against a motion in a shareholder suit against South Financial that asked for a temporary restraining order barring retirement payments to retired CEO Mack Whittle as…
Rank this Week: 94

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Serious Warning about New Computer Attack!

    Serious Warning about New Computer Attack!
    Remember the WannaCry ransom attack from ... just several weeks ago? Well, a different variant of that ransomware attack is happening today -- and law firm DLA Piper was hit. See Ransomware Attack on DLA Piper Puts Law Firms, Clients on Red…
  • Jun 27

    News from 4/1

    News from 4/1
    The Court of Appeal in San Diego (aka 4/1) will hold the next Free Self-Help Clinic for Indigent Civil Litigantson July 18th and August 15th.The Civil Appellate Self-Help Workshop is a joint project of the California Court of Appeal,…
  • Jun 27

    SCOTUS's Rule

    SCOTUS's Rule
    Let's just put it out there: the Rules of the Supreme Court of the United States are not very well written. Sure, local rules can always be somewhat complex and complicated, but the SCOTUS rules are especially obtuse in their structure and…
Rank this Week: 4558

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Features civil appellate practice tips, resources, and news. By D. Todd Smith.

http://www.texasappellatelawblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Demystifying Appellate Law on The Law Entrepreneur

    Demystifying Appellate Law on The Law Entrepreneur
    Solo and small firm lawyers, if you’re into podcasts and haven’t checked out The Law Entrepreneur, you should. Maryland lawyer Neil Tyra has put together 69 episodes (so far) of great conversation with lawyers, tech…
  • Jun 20

    How Outside and In-House Counsel Can (and Should!) Collaborate on Post-Litigation Lessons-Learned

    How Outside and In-House Counsel Can (and Should!) Collaborate on Post-Litigation Lessons-Learned
    For much of my career as outside litigation counsel, I marked the end of cases with a celebratory client lunch or a sigh of “good riddance.” But when I went in-house with one of my clients, the end of each case was an opportunity…
  • May 5

    An Evening with the Third Court of Appeals, 2017 Edition

    An Evening with the Third Court of Appeals, 2017 Edition
    Yesterday, the Austin Bar Association’s Civil Appellate Law Section hosted a program entitled “An Evening with the Third Court of Appeals” at Austin’s InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel. My firm, Smith Law…
Rank this Week: 325

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Jun 27

    1ª Turma julgou no primeiro semestre deste ano 2.811 processo

    1ª Turma julgou no primeiro semestre deste ano 2.811 processo
    O ministro Marco Aurélio, presidente da Primeira Turma do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), encerrou nesta terça-feira (27) o encerramento dos trabalhos do colegiado durante o primeiro semestre de 2017 apresentando o…
  • Jun 27

    Procurador-geral da República apresenta ADI contra Lei das Terceirizaçõe

    Procurador-geral da República apresenta ADI contra Lei das Terceirizaçõe
    O procurador-geral da República, Rodrigo Janot, apresentou ao Supremo Tribunal Federal Ação Direta de Inconstitucionalidade (ADI 5735) contra a Lei 13.429/2017 (Lei das Terceirizações). Além de…
  • Jun 27

    Presidente redistribui cinco inquéritos decorrentes de delações da Odebrecht

    Presidente redistribui cinco inquéritos decorrentes de delações da Odebrecht
    Por determinação da presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ministra Cármen Lúcia, cinco inquéritos abertos a partir dos acordos de colaboração premiada de executivos da Odebrecht foram…
Rank this Week: 2704

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Hardie v. NCCA (9th Cir. - June 27, 2017)

    Hardie v. NCCA (9th Cir. - June 27, 2017)
    There's hard core and then there's hard core.The majority -- Judges Tallman and Friedland -- hold that the NCAA is allowed to categorically bar felons from coaching at NCAA-certified youth athletic tournaments even if that rule has a…
  • Jun 26

    Miranda v. Selig (9th Cir. - June 26, 2017)

    Miranda v. Selig (9th Cir. - June 26, 2017)
    Sometimes you file appeals (or even entire lawsuits) knowing full well that they're going to lose, but hoping -- sometimes without hope -- that the United States Supreme Court will eventually step in.Almost always, you're totally right that…
  • Jun 22

    Arias v. Raimondo (9th Cir. - June 22, 2017)

    Arias v. Raimondo (9th Cir. - June 22, 2017)
    If you're an attorney representing a defendant in an employment-related case, sometimes you find out -- and have good reason to find out -- that the plaintiff employee is an undocumented alien and hence not allowed to work, or remain, in the…
Rank this Week: 409

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Jun 27

    Juvenile delinquency opinion, two tax opinions filing Thursday

    Juvenile delinquency opinion, two tax opinions filing Thursday
    The Supreme Court today announced — a day earlier than usual — that it will file on Thursday morning its opinions in K.R. v. Superior Court, Jacks v. City of Santa Barbara, and 926 North Ardmore Avenue, LLC v. County of Los…
  • Jun 26

    Summary of June 21, 2017 conference report for civil case

    Summary of June 21, 2017 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on June 21, 2017. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been granted, (2)…
  • Jun 26

    Non-employee physician at public hospital can be charged with criminal self-dealing

    Non-employee physician at public hospital can be charged with criminal self-dealing
    In People v. Superior Court (Sahlolbei), the Supreme Court today allows the Riverside County DA to proceed with the prosecution of a surgeon for allegedly pressuring a public hospital to hire another physician whose contract would benefit the…
Rank this Week: 3093

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Reentry Anonymous speaks with inmates about support

    Reentry Anonymous speaks with inmates about support
    Mr. Ramon Semorile                                  Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown ManhattanLast month, BCS staff member Ramon Semorile…
  • Jun 18

    Center for Court Innovation Programs Partner to Support Father

    Center for Court Innovation Programs Partner to Support Father
    UPNEXT participant and BCS intern, Rahmel WarrenOn this Father's Days we want to highlight the work of our sister program, UPNEXT, who supports non-custodial fathers and unemployed men through job training and family engagement.  Bronx…
  • May 12

    Partners in Practice: John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Partners in Practice: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
    by Lovis Nelson-Williams, Compliance ManagerAbove: BCS Project Director, Maria Almonte-Weston with Intake Intern Chris Rivera and BCS Compliance Manager, Lovis Nelson-Williams; Below: Chris Rivera presents on his internship experienceBronx…
Rank this Week: 406

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Stitt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Stitt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Tennessee aggravated burglary is NOT a crime of violence. Details to be posted by whichever colleague whose thunder I just stole. I'm just really excited.Opinion here
  • Jun 16

    Sixth Circuit Recognizes Child Abuse Exception to Marital Communications Privilege

    Sixth Circuit Recognizes Child Abuse Exception to Marital Communications Privilege
    The marital communications privilege allows a defendant-spouse to preclude testimony by his or her spouse regarding confidential marital communications. The privilege has exceptions, of course, as do all privileges, and the Sixth Circuit…
  • Jun 6

    Certiorari granted in Sixth Circuit case involving seizure of cell phone location records.

    Certiorari granted in Sixth Circuit case involving seizure of cell phone location records.
    As noted in a previous post, the Sixth Circuit recently held in United States v. Riley that tracking a fugitive’s real-time GPS location through his cell phone was not a Fourth Amendment search. The Supreme Court has now taken up a…
Rank this Week: 407

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Military service retaliation case survives summary judgment

    Military service retaliation case survives summary judgment
    You cannot retaliate against employees because of their military commitments. The governing law is the Uniformed Services Employment & Reemployment Rights Act, or USERRA. We treat these cases like employment discrimination claims, in that…
  • Jun 26

    Oral argument does make a difference!

    Oral argument does make a difference!
    Many appellate courts do not bother with oral argument these days, preferring to take the case on submission. But the Second Circuit still hears argument in most cases, and one listen to the oral argument audio confirms that these proceedings…
  • Jun 22

    Pretext and sexist comment entitles City law plaintiff to a trial

    Pretext and sexist comment entitles City law plaintiff to a trial
    Federal court is not the only option for filing civil rights cases. Nor must plaintiffs file their claims under federal law. The New York City Human Rights Law also provides remedies for civil rights remedies, and the City law is not…
Rank this Week: 4119

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court ruling in travel ban case leaves some questions unanswered

    Supreme Court ruling in travel ban case leaves some questions unanswered
    An international passenger arrives at Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia after the Supreme Court granted parts of the Trump administration’s emergency request to put its travel ban into effect later in the week pending…
  • Jun 26

    Trump’s travel ban, reinstated but restricted, will raise questions about who can enter U.S.

    Trump’s travel ban, reinstated but restricted, will raise questions about who can enter U.S.
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: This final day of the Supreme Court term has revived a controversial item on President Trump’s agenda: his travel ban. The justices announced that they will hear arguments this fall on the…
  • Jun 26

    News Wrap: U.K.’s Theresa May strikes deal to bolster party

    News Wrap: U.K.’s Theresa May strikes deal to bolster party
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And in the day’s other news: The Supreme Court also announced that it will decide a case pitting gay rights against religion. At issue is whether a Denver baker acted legally when he…
Rank this Week: 4823

Court News Ohio

Court News Ohio

Provides case announcements and decision highlights. From the Supreme Court of Ohio and Ohio Government Telecommunications.

http://www.courtnewsohio.gov/
  • Jun 27

    Board of Elections Directed to Place Law Director Candidate on Ballot

    Board of Elections Directed to Place Law Director Candidate on Ballot
    The Ohio Supreme Court directed the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections to place Andrea Rocco on the November 7 general election ballot as a candidate for law director in the city of Westlake.
  • Jun 23

    Third District: Video Footage of Man’s Garage from Utility Pole Didn’t Violate His Privacy Right

    Third District: Video Footage of Man’s Garage from Utility Pole Didn’t Violate His Privacy Right
    Law enforcement’s installation and operation of a video camera on a utility pole near a Lima man’s residence didn’t violate his right to privacy, and the evidence gathered based on footage from the camera was properly…
  • Jun 22

    Board Must Reconsider Fitness Center’s Property Value

    Board Must Reconsider Fitness Center’s Property Value
    The Ohio Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) will have to consider whether a national fitness chain’s willingness to pay above the market rate to rent space in Hilliard led Franklin County to improperly increase the property’s tax value.
Rank this Week: 4221

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 4467

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    US v. Strickland, No. 14-30168…

    US v. Strickland, No. 14-30168 (6-26-17)(Kozinski w/Fisher & Watford). This is another "categorical" decision.  The 9th holds that a conviction for third degree robbery under Oregon law is not a violent felony for ACCA purposes.In…
  • Jun 25

    Case o' The Week: First Impression, Depression - Cervantes and Cali "Mandatory Supervision" Searche

    Case o' The Week: First Impression, Depression - Cervantes and Cali "Mandatory Supervision" Searche
      Jaywalk, stopped, searched, hotel room key found -- then room secretly searched without a warrant or reasonable suspicion of crime.   Jaywalking is dangerous.United States v. Steven Cervantes, 2017 WL 2622776 (9thCir.…
  • Jun 20

    US v. Cervantes, No. 15-50459…

    US v. Cervantes, No. 15-50459 (6-19-17)(Watford w/Trott & McKeown).  The 9th holds that a state (California) sentence of "mandatory supervision" is closer to parole than to probation.  As such, a search of a defendant's hotel…
Rank this Week: 372

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

Provides book reviews and analyses of notable Supreme Court cases.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
  • Jun 26

    June 26, 1844 – President Tyler Marries His Second Wife

    June 26, 1844 – President Tyler Marries His Second Wife
    Virginian John Tyler was elected vice president on the 1840 Whig ticket with presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. After Harrison’s death in April, 1841, Tyler became the tenth President of the United States. Tyler’s…
  • Jun 24

    June 24, 1973 – Deadliest Attack on Gays Before 2016 Orlando Massacre

    June 24, 1973 – Deadliest Attack on Gays Before 2016 Orlando Massacre
    On Sundays, The Upstairs Lounge in the French Quarter of New Orleans hosted members of the LGBTQ-friendly Metropolitan Community Church. On this day in history, during a beer party, someone poured lighter fluid on the wooden staircase going…
  • Jun 21

    June 21, 1915 – Women’s Suffrage Speech by Anna Howard Shaw: “The Fundamental Principle of a Republic”

    June 21, 1915 – Women’s Suffrage Speech by Anna Howard Shaw: “The Fundamental Principle of a Republic”
    Anna Howard Shaw (1847 – 1919) was a leader of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States. She was born in the U.K., but her family emigrated to the U.S. and settled in Massachusetts when she was four. She was intelligent…
Rank this Week: 4471

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Features summaries and legal analysis of Vermont Supreme Court decisions.

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

    Lesson Learned

    Lesson Learned
    And . . . done.In re Pope, 2017 VT 55 (mem.)By Andrew DelaneyI am not a fan of the way SCOV is publishing decisions these days. I’m not sure why SCOV is self-publishing like a struggling pulp fiction author, but when the Department of…
  • Jun 24

    Bifurcation

    Bifurcation
    Bifurcated AvocadoState v. Bangoura, 2017 VT 53By Elizabeth KruskaThis opinion is really short. In fact, it will probably take me longer to write about it than it does to read the actual opinion. So, go read the opinion, too.Mr. Bangoura…
  • Jun 24

    Keep Doing What You’re Doing

    Keep Doing What You’re Doing
    Keep on keepin' onNorth Country Sportsman’s Club v. Williston, 2017 VT 46By Elizabeth KruskaLong story short: the North Country Sportsman’s Club is allowed to keep doing what it’s been doing.Here’s the longer version.…
Rank this Week: 3265

AsktheJudge.info

AsktheJudge.info

Educational site for and about teens and the law. By retired juvenile judge Tom Jacobs.

http://www.askthejudge.info/
  • Jun 24

    Another tragic bullycide

    Another tragic bullycide
    We’ve written numerous posts about the loss of our youth to bullying-inspired suicide. It’s never easy because words are just that — characters on a page. Our true feelings at a time like this lack expression. But we choose…
  • Jun 11

    Are you worried about your pet if your parents divorce?

    Are you worried about your pet if your parents divorce?
    There is a whole body of law regarding “who gets the pets” when a couple divorce. In fact, the issue becomes so tense in some cases that one state recently passed a law about it. In 2016, the legislature in Alaska amended their…
  • Jun 5

    Can you go to jail if you refuse to give your password to the police?

    Can you go to jail if you refuse to give your password to the police?
    In March, 2017, 41 year-old Christopher Wheeler was arrested in Florida and charged with child abuse and neglect. He allegedly physically abused his 8 year-old daughter. The police believed that Wheeler’s phone held evidence…
Rank this Week: 2094

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

Provides a summary of selected civil and criminal cases. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 1772

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

From the National Center for State Courts (NCSC). Review of state legislation affecting the courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us
Rank this Week: 1947

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 5131

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 415

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

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

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Jun 19

    Welaw Monitor (微律观察) #2

    Welaw Monitor (微律观察) #2
    I am tweaking the type of content on the blog, cutting down on the long analytical blogposts.   I will provide links to reports and analysis on court and other legal matters on Wechat. I am concentrating on writing a book and some…
  • Jun 13

    Welaw Monitor (微律观察) #1

    Welaw Monitor (微律观察) #1
    I am tweaking the type of content on the blog, cutting down on the long analytical blogposts.   I will provide links to reports and analysis on court and other legal matters on Wechat. I am concentrating on writing a book and some…
  • Jun 2

    Private lending leaves the shadows for the courtroom

    Private lending leaves the shadows for the courtroom
    Supreme People’s Court (SPC) President Zhou Qiang’s report to the National People’s Congress in March of this year omitted data on private lending disputes.  In 2016, Zhou Qiang stated that the courts dealt with…
Rank this Week: 1565

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 19

    La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims (2)

    La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims (2)
    The epigraph is germane to our third maxim from La Rochefoucauld below.“The argument for the promising rule goes by appeal to the value that the practice of promising has for us as members of a society. The chief value of the practice…
  • Jun 17

    Beyond Illusions & Delusions: Knowledge of Ignorance and the Disposition to Truth

    Beyond Illusions & Delusions: Knowledge of Ignorance and the Disposition to Truth
    Propositions pivotal to the “default liberal optimism about human welfare:”People tend to fare best when they possess, more or less, the greatest possible freedom to live as they wish. Exceptions will be marginal. Ideally, people…
  • Jun 17

    La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims (introductory post)

    La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims (introductory post)
    Several years ago I occasionally posted on my Facebook page selections from La Rochefoucauld’s (Tr. Leondard Tancock) Maxims (Penguin Books, 1959, first published in 1665) and I thought perhaps Ratio Juris readers might enjoy them as…
Rank this Week: 294

Kentucky Court Report

Kentucky Court Report

Provides updates of decisions, argument calendars, news and developments for the Supreme Court of Kentucky and Kentucky Court of Appeals. By Michael Stevens.

http://kycourtreport.com/
  • Jun 17

    COA: June 9, 2017 Court of Appeals Decisions (Minutes)

    COA: June 9, 2017 Court of Appeals Decisions (Minutes)
    PUBLISHED DECISIONS: 478.  Affirmed family court’s designation and division of stock acquired by wife during her employment Dotson v. Dotson 499.  Criminal Law.  Affirmed trial court’s denial of new trial as not…
  • Jun 15

    COA: June 2, 2017 Court of Appeals Decisions (Minutes)

    COA: June 2, 2017 Court of Appeals Decisions (Minutes)
    PUBLISHED DECISIONS: 478.  Affirmed jury verdict dismissing claims  of battery and false imprisonment against police officer Brown v. Fournier 490.  Affirmed termination of parental rights R.(M.P.) v Cabinet for Health and…
  • Jun 13

    COA: May 26, 2017 Court of Appeals Decisions (Minutes)

    COA: May 26, 2017 Court of Appeals Decisions (Minutes)
    PUBLISHED DECISIONS: 459.  Easement dispute between neighbors Vorherr v. Coldiron 460.  Business law.  contract dispute between builders and subs Mid-South Drywall, Inc. v. 2001 Bryant Road, LLC Selected cases that were not…
Rank this Week: 2354

New York Court Watcher

New York Court Watcher

Covers the United States Supreme Court, the New York Court of Appeals and other federal and state appeals courts. By Professor Vincent Martin Bonventre.

http://www.newyorkcourtwatcher.com/
  • Jun 16

    Gov. Cuomo Picks Justice Paul Feinman for the High Court

    Gov. Cuomo Picks Justice Paul Feinman for the High Court
    Yesterday, Thursday June 15, 2017, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he will nominate Paul G. Feinman to serve on New York's Highest Court. Feinman is currently a Justice on the state's intermediate court, the Appellate Division, and…
  • Jun 2

    The Court of Appeals List: The Commission's Recommendations for the Abdus-Salaam Vacancy

    The Court of Appeals List: The Commission's Recommendations for the Abdus-Salaam Vacancy
    The New York Commission on Judicial Nomination released its list of recommended candidates for the state's highest court. Seven names were presented to Governor Andrew Cuomo this past Thursday. He must select from that list to fill the…
  • May 13

    Gorsuch--Yes, Backward and Extreme (Part 3--Criminal Justice)

    Gorsuch--Yes, Backward and Extreme (Part 3--Criminal Justice)
    We've seen how the Scalia-esque approach to judicial decision-making avowed by now-Justice Gorsuch would have precluded cherished landmarks in American history. [See Part 2; Part 1.] His "focusing backward, not forward," insisting…
Rank this Week: 958

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • Jun 2

    Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corporation - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corporation - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court decided Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corporation. Jevic Transportation, Inc., a trucking company headquartered in New Jersey, was purchased by a subsidiary of Sun Capital Partners in 2006. In 2008 Jevic…
  • Jun 2

    Bank of America Corp. v. City of Miami - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Bank of America Corp. v. City of Miami - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On May 1, 2017, the Supreme Court decided Bank of America Corp. v. City of Miami, which was consolidated with Wells Fargo & Co. v.City of Miami. In this case, the city of Miami sued Bank of America Corporation and…
  • May 22

    Weaver v. Massachusetts - Post-Argument SCOTUScast

    Weaver v. Massachusetts - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
    On April 19, 2017, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Weaver v. Massachusetts. Kentel Myrone Weaver was convicted of first degree murder for the 2003 shooting of Germaine Rucker. In 2011, Weaver filed a motion for a new trial,…
Rank this Week: 1234

Supreme Court Haiku

Supreme Court Haiku

The Law of the Land in Seventeen Syllables.

http://supremecourthaiku.com/blog1/
Rank this Week: 2699

Second Opinions

Second Opinions

Covers the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and its opinions. By Sanford Hausler.

http://secondopinions.blogspot.com/
  • May 12

    Value of a rescission claim

    Value of a rescission claim
    The Second Circuit, in a claim brought under the Magnuson-Moss Warranty -- Federal Trade Commission Improvement Act, held that the value of a contract, without offset, is the amount in controversy for purposes of a rescission claim that was…
  • Apr 5

    Adequate Notice under Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    Adequate Notice under Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
    In Carlin v. Davidson Fink, the defendant, a law firm engaged in, among other things, the business of debt collection and foreclosure actions, commenced a foreclosure action against the plaintiff.  The defendant attached to the complaint…
  • Feb 22

    No Common Law Right of Public Performance for Creators of Pre-1972 Sound Recording

    No Common Law Right of Public Performance for Creators of Pre-1972 Sound Recording
    A decision in Flo & Eddie, Inc. v. Sirius XM Radio, Inc has come down.The plaintiff, which claim to own the rights to the recordings of "The Turtles," a well-known band with a string of hits in the 1960s, sued Sirius XM Radio, Inc.,…
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Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Covers news about and opinions issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the sixth Circuit with an emphasis on business cases. By Squire Sanders.

http://www.sixthcircuitappellateblog.com/
  • May 8

    Progress on Sixth Circuit Vacancie

    Progress on Sixth Circuit Vacancie
    As we’ve previously noted, the Sixth Circuit currently has two vacancies, and will soon have a third, as Judge McKeague has already announced his plans to take senior status. Judge Amul Thapar of the Eastern District of Kentucky…
  • Apr 28

    Managing A Corporation Located In Michigan Can Create Personal Jurisdiction

    Managing A Corporation Located In Michigan Can Create Personal Jurisdiction
    In MAG IAS Holdings, Inc. v. Schmuckle (No. 16-1550), the Sixth Circuit issued its first published decision interpreting the reach of specific jurisdiction under Walden v. Fiore, 134 S. Ct. 1115 (2014).  The panel held that Walden stands…
  • Apr 27

    Split Panel of the Sixth Circuit Holds that Cat’s Paw Theory Applies to FMLA Retaliation Claim

    Split Panel of the Sixth Circuit Holds that Cat’s Paw Theory Applies to FMLA Retaliation Claim
                Last week in Marshall v. Rawlings, a split panel of the Sixth Circuit held that the cat’s paw theory of liability applies to FMLA retaliation claims.  In Marshall,…
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Juries

Juries

Examines interesting and new developments regarding grand juries and trial juries. By Thaddeus Hoffmeister.

http://juries.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 27

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     Pengagum sepak bola terutama fans bobot Lionel Messi anyar saja nih di buat ramai oleh mengedarnya tampilan rambut anyar sang bintang. Lewat account instagram pribadi sang istri, Antonela Roccuzzo (@antoroccuzzo88) rambut anyar Lionel…
  • Jan 26

    tips merias wajah anak untuk hari kartini

    tips merias wajah anak untuk hari kartini
     Tepatnya tanggal 21 April 2015, diperingati yang menjadi Hari Kartini. Tiap-tiap Hari Kartini banyak sekolah, lembaga, serta perusahan memperingatinya oleh cara lakukan karnaval. Peserta karnaval diwajibkan memakai baju kebiasaan atau…
  • Dec 19

    model rambut segi panjang terbaru untuk perempuan

    model rambut segi panjang terbaru untuk perempuan
     Kumpulan Type Rambut Sisi (Panjang, Layer, Sebahu, Lurus) Trend Anyar 2016Selamat datang kembali di situs (blog) kita, kita bakal memberi inrormasi utama mengenai Kumpulan Type Rambut Sisi yang bakal jadi trend anyar di th. 2016.…
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Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Jan 15

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
  • Dec 10

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED
    Greetings to all my cold Minnesota friends (cold hands but warm hearts). I’m writing this post from my winter home in Scottsdale, AZ where it’s currently a balmy 66 degrees. (sorry I couldn’t resist). Since writing my last…
  • Oct 8

    The Depressed Lawyer – Why are so many lawyers so unhappy?

    The Depressed Lawyer – Why are so many lawyers so unhappy?
    The following post is a reprint of a May 2, 2011 “Psychology Today” article written by Tyger Latham, Psy.D., a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in Washington, DC.  He counsels individuals and couples, many of…
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Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Jan 3

    The End of One Era for EDTexweblog.com - The Beginning of Another

    The End of One Era for EDTexweblog.com - The Beginning of Another
    I wanted to thank my readers over the past 13 years for the time they've taken to read my blog on practice in the Eastern District of Texas, and invite all of you to follow the blog's next, upgraded phase....
  • Dec 29

    2016 EDTX patent verdicts review; 43% Marshall/Tyler win rate; 52% overall; competitor cases increase

    2016 EDTX patent verdicts review; 43% Marshall/Tyler win rate; 52% overall; competitor cases increase
    2016 saw 19 patent trials in the Eastern District of Texas. Plaintiffs won 43% in the patent-heavy Marshall and Tyler divisions, but the overall outcome was 52% due to three plaintiff wins in the traditionally less patent-intensive divisions…
  • Dec 29

    Marshall News Messenger review of local court activity in 2016

    Marshall News Messenger review of local court activity in 2016
    It's the time of year for 2016 reviews, and today's Marshall News Messenger had one I thought readers might be interested in Judicial system in review: Marshall courts saw throng of good, bad activity in 2016 in which the paper's...
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The Florida Legal Blog

The Florida Legal Blog

Focuses Florida appellate and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decisions. By Jeffrey Kuntz.

http://www.floridalegalblog.org/
  • Nov 4

    Blog Dormant - November 4, 2016

    Blog Dormant - November 4, 2016
    As of November 4, 2016, this blog is dormant. See http://www.jud6.org/LegalCommunity/LegalPractice/opinions/jeacopinions/2009/2009-20.html
  • Jun 1

    Florida's 2013 Adoption of Daubert Standard Should Be Applied Retroactively

    Florida's 2013 Adoption of Daubert Standard Should Be Applied Retroactively
    In Bunin v. Matrix Initiatives, Inc. (4D14-3579), the Fourth District affirmed the trial court's retroactive application of the Florida Legislature's 2013 adoption of the federal Daubert standard for the admission of expert testimony. The…
  • May 26

    Foreclosure Sale Cannot Go Forward When Timely Filed Motion for Rehearing Is Pending

    Foreclosure Sale Cannot Go Forward When Timely Filed Motion for Rehearing Is Pending
    In 944 CWELT-2007 LLC v. Bank of America (3D15-2091), the Third District granted a petition for certiorari that sought to quash an order denying a motion to cancel a foreclosure sale. On the date of the scheduled foreclosure sale, a…
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FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • Sep 25

    The Antique Firearm Exception to Florida’s Felon-in-Possession Statute

    The Antique Firearm Exception to Florida’s Felon-in-Possession Statute
    Jacek Stramski | The Supreme Court recently clarified the antique firearm exception to Florida’s “felon-in-possession” statute. The exception excludes antique firearms from the general probition on possessing firearms by…
  • Sep 18

    Court Orders New Mayoral Election for Miami Garden

    Court Orders New Mayoral Election for Miami Garden
    Jacek Stramski | The City of Miami Gardens will have to hold a second election for mayor after the Florida Supreme Court invalidated the election held on August 30, 2016. In Wright v. City of Miami Beach (SC16-1518), the Court
  • Jul 9

    When is an Accident a Crash under Florida’s Hit and Run Statute?

    When is an Accident a Crash under Florida’s Hit and Run Statute?
    Jacek Stramski | On July 7, the Supreme Court of Florida considered what it means for a vehicle to be “involved in a crash” for purposes of section 316.027, Florida Statutes. Gaulden v. State (SC14-399). The Court concluded in a
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News From Dallas Appellate…

News From Dallas Appellate Attorney Chad Ruback

Covers Dallas Court of Appeals developments.

http://news.appeal.pro
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Valpo Law Blog

Valpo Law Blog

Covers recent cases and topics before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Authored by students at Valparaiso University Law School.

http://blogs.valpo.edu/law
  • Apr 8

    Legal Malpractice and Violations of Professional Rules Now Have Significant Bankruptcy Consequence

    Legal Malpractice and Violations of Professional Rules Now Have Significant Bankruptcy Consequence
    Azariah Jelks Juris Doctor Candidate, 2016 Valparaiso University Law Lawyers will now have more reasons to avoid committing malpractice. In Estate of Cora v. Jahrling, the Seventh Circuit held that a lawyer filing for bankruptcy could not…
  • Feb 28

    Even a Simple Contractual Mistake Can Lead to a Disastrous Outcome for Businesse

    Even a Simple Contractual Mistake Can Lead to a Disastrous Outcome for Businesse
    Elias Awaad Juris Doctor Candidate, 2016 Valparaiso University Law It is not uncommon for a business to rely on one manufacturer to provide them with a majority or a certain amount of one product to resell to the public. Often, these…
  • Feb 24

    Seventh Circuit’s Decision Discourages the Code of Silence

    Seventh Circuit’s Decision Discourages the Code of Silence
    By: Duke Truong J.D. Candidate, 2017 Valparaiso University School of Law Who can serve as witnesses in police brutality cases? On January 28, 2016, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals provided an answer with its decision in United…
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Second Circuit Blog

Second Circuit Blog

Feature case summaries and commentary by the Federal Defenders office in New York City.

http://circuit2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 414

ECJBlog

ECJBlog

Features news about the European Court of Justice. By Allard Knook.

http://courtofjustice.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑202/13, McCarthy

    Case C‑202/13, McCarthy
    Where third-country nationals hold a ‘residence card of a family member of a Union citizen’, UK cannot make right of entry subject to requirement to first obtain visa>> McCarthy had dual British and Irish nationality. He and…
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑354/13, Kaltoft

    Case C‑354/13, Kaltoft
    EU law not laying down principle of non-discrimination on grounds of obesityThe Employment Equality Directive (Directive 2000/78/EC) prohibits discrimination based on religion, belief, disability, age or sexual orientation in relation to…
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑416/13, Vital Pérez

    Case C‑416/13, Vital Pérez
    Local rule setting maximum age for recruitment of police officers at 30 years contrary to EU law>> The Employment Equality Directive (The EE Directive, Directive 2000/78/EC)  prohibits any form of discrimination in employment based…
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the Ninth

the Ninth

Tracks the trends of the country's biggest and busiest court of appeals, the Ninth Circuit. By McGuire Coats LLP.

http://www.theninthcircuit.com/
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Underneath Their Robes

Underneath Their Robes

News, gossip, and colorful commentary about the federal judiciary.

http://underneaththeirrobes.blogs.com/main/
  • Sep 25

    Building Buzz for Supreme Ambition

    Building Buzz for Supreme Ambition
    Never in her wildest dreams did Article III Groupie imagine that she'd be the author of a well-reviewed novel boasting blurbs from the likes of Chief Judge Alex Kozinski and Judge Richard A. Posner. What more could a girl ask...
  • Sep 5

    A New Site for Fans of Underneath Their Robe

    A New Site for Fans of Underneath Their Robe
    Article III Groupie has a new project. If you would be interested in reading about a young lawyer's quest to join the ranks of the Elect, i.e., to secure a Supreme Court clerkship, check out the link below. Preface [Supreme Ambitions]
  • Feb 4

    In re Underneath Their Robe

    In re Underneath Their Robe
    Alas, this blog is no longer active. Of course, please feel free to browse through the extensive archives.
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Judge Bonnie Sudderth

Judge Bonnie Sudderth

Covers the Texas Rules of Evidence.

http://judgebonniesudderth.wordpress.com/
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The Buck Stops Here

The Buck Stops Here

Covers education law, politics, and the judiciary. By Stuart Buck.

http://stuartbuck.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    If KIPP is so bad, what does that say about poor minority parents?

    If KIPP is so bad, what does that say about poor minority parents?
    Education blogger Jim Horn, who doesn't let accuracy interfere with his eagerness to condemn charter schools, has yet another post decrying KIPP and similar schools for being eugenicist. He claims that what's going on is "cultural and…
  • Apr 17

    Relative vs. Absolute Poverty Measure

    Relative vs. Absolute Poverty Measure
    In discussions over poverty and education policy in the United States, it is common to see international comparisons. These comparisons usually make the United States look quite bad -- i.e., 21% of our children are in poverty compared to 4%…
  • Mar 7

    Ravitch's math

    Ravitch's math
    In a recent post, Diane Ravitch decries the fact that Chicago charters expel a higher percentage of kids than do the other public schools: The data reveal that during the last school year, 307 students were kicked out of charter schools,…
Rank this Week: 655