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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 12

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Mar 3

    Hurt on Limited Liability Partnership Bankruptcy

    Hurt on Limited Liability Partnership Bankruptcy
    Christine Hurt (J. Reuben Clark School of Law, Brigham Young University) has posted The Limited Liability Partnership in Bankruptcy on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Brobeck. Dewey. Howrey. Heller. Thelen. Coudert Brothers. These brand-name law…
  • Mar 3

    Solum on Balkin

    Solum on Balkin
    Lawrence B. Solum (Georgetown University Law Center) has posted Faith and Fidelity: Originalism and the Possibility of Constitutional Redemption (Texas Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 147) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Could there be a progressive…
  • Mar 3

    Coenan on Combining Constitutional Clause

    Coenan on Combining Constitutional Clause
    Michael Coenen (Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center) has posted Combining Constitutional Clauses (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 164 (2015, Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Some…
Rank this Week: 13

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 3

    The Nynas Case: The Interplay Between the Failing Firm Defence and the Counterfactual Method

    The Nynas Case: The Interplay Between the Failing Firm Defence and the Counterfactual Method
    Giorgio Castaldo (DG Comp) and Aleko Bogdanov (DG Comp) describe The Nynas Case: The Interplay Between the Failing Firm Defence and the Counterfactual Method. ABSTRACT: The failing firm defence is a specific occurrence of a counterfactual…
  • Mar 3

    Access to competition authorities’ files in private antitrust litigation

    Access to competition authorities’ files in private antitrust litigation
    Sebastian Peyer, University of Leiceter describes Access to competition authorities’ files in private antitrust litigation. ABSTRACT: The growth of private antitrust litigation in the courts of the Member States creates tensions between…
  • Mar 3

    On the Inefficiencies of Efficiency as the Single-Minded Goal of Antitrust

    On the Inefficiencies of Efficiency as the Single-Minded Goal of Antitrust
    Albert Foer, American Antitrust Institute (AAI) provides thoughts On the Inefficiencies of Efficiency as the Single-Minded Goal of Antitrust. ABSTRACT: Prepared as background for the AAI’s June 18-19 conferences on efficiency, this paper…
Rank this Week: 14

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    New Issue: Revue de Droit International et de Droit Comparé

    New Issue: Revue de Droit International et de Droit Comparé
    The latest issue of the Revue de Droit International et de Droit Comparé (Vol. 92, no. 1, 2015) is out. Contents include:R. Adam Akono, Réflexions critiques sur le régime de faveur actuel des créances…
  • Mar 3

    New Issue: Review of International Studie

    New Issue: Review of International Studie
    The latest issue of the Review of International Studies (Vol. 41, no. 2, April 2015) is out. Contents include:Tom Lundborg & Nick Vaughan-Williams, New Materialisms, discourse analysis, and International Relations: a radical intertextual…
  • Mar 3

    Jardim de Santa Cruz Oliveira: International Trade Agreements Before Domestic Court

    Jardim de Santa Cruz Oliveira: International Trade Agreements Before Domestic Court
    Maria Angela Jardim de Santa Cruz Oliveira has published International Trade Agreements Before Domestic Courts: Lessons from the EU and Brazilian Experiences (Springer 2015). Here’s the abstract: This book addresses the role of domestic…
Rank this Week: 17

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Mar 3

    Mason Presents Citizenship Taxation Today at NYU

    Mason Presents Citizenship Taxation Today at NYU
    Ruth Mason (Virginia) presents Citizenship Taxation at NYU today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Daniel Shaviro and Alan Viard: The United States is the only country that taxes its citizens’ worldwide income, even when…
  • Mar 3

    Weinzierl Presents Revisiting the Classical View of Benefit-Based Taxation Today at Georgetown

    Weinzierl Presents Revisiting the Classical View of Benefit-Based Taxation Today at Georgetown
    Matthew Weinzierl (Harvard Business School) presents Revisiting the Classical View of Benefit-Based Taxation at Georgetown today as part of its Tax Law and Public Finance Workshop Series hosted by John Brooks, Itai Grinberg, and David…
  • Mar 3

    WaPo: The Role of Tax Lawyers, Tax Profs, and the Tax Press in the Fate of ObamaCare at the Supreme Court

    WaPo: The Role of Tax Lawyers, Tax Profs, and the Tax Press in the Fate of ObamaCare at the Supreme Court
    Washington Post, Six Words Might Decide the Fate of Obamacare at the Supreme Court: When the Supreme Court takes up the latest challenge to President Obama’s health-care law this week, how the justices interpret a six-word phrase in the…
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • Mar 3

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate
    Yesterday I attended the Coral Gables Forum candidates’ debate for Coral Gables Commission Group V election. This is the race with the most candidates, making the events most difficult – they’re not real debates, and every…
  • Feb 27

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum
    The Coral Gables Forum (previously known as the Ponce Business Association) will be running candidate debates for the upcoming Coral Gables Commission election. According to the calendar at their web page, this is the planned schedule: March…
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
Rank this Week: 21

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 3

    Go on! European Joint Doctorate in Law and Development (EDOLAD)

    Go on! European Joint Doctorate in Law and Development (EDOLAD)
    By Ingunn Ikdahl & Morag Goodwin In January this year, a European Joint Doctorate in Law and Development (EDOLAD) was launched. EDOLAD is a unique doctoral programme, developed by 6 universities. The 3-year programme aims to make a…
  • Mar 3

    Introducing Ingunn Ikdahl

    Introducing Ingunn Ikdahl
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Ingunn Ikdahl as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Ingunn has been an associate professor at the University of Oslo, Department of Public and International Law, since 2014. In addition, she…
  • Mar 3

    Welcoming back Anna Dolidze

    Welcoming back Anna Dolidze
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Anna Dolidze back as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Anna is an Assistant Professor of Law at Western University, where she teaches Property Law and Public International Law. Prior to joining Western…
Rank this Week: 28

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    Thank you, Sophia Lee!

    Thank you, Sophia Lee!
    Please join us in thanking guest blogger Sophia Z. Lee (University of Pennsylvania) for a terrific series of posts, most of which related to writing and publishing:Making Your Book's Structure Serve You, Your Argument, and Your Reader How to…
  • Mar 3

    Civil Rights in Black and Brown: An Oral History Project

    Civil Rights in Black and Brown: An Oral History Project
    [Here’s an announcement of an employment opportunity with an oral history project this summer.]The Civil Rights in Black and Brown oral history project is now hiring for summer 2015!  We seek several graduate student research…
  • Mar 2

    University of Minnesota Spring 2015 Legal History Workshop Schedule

    University of Minnesota Spring 2015 Legal History Workshop Schedule
    Sorry that we're a bit late on this one, but better later than never! Here's the line-up for the University of Minnesota's Spring 2015 Legal History Workshop, led by Barbara Welke:1/30/15 "Dependency and Its Discontents: The Fractious…
Rank this Week: 31

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    Amish Beard-Cutting Attackers Resentenced After Reversal of Hate Crimes Conviction

    Amish Beard-Cutting Attackers Resentenced After Reversal of Hate Crimes Conviction
    Last August, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the hate crimes convictions of 16 members of the Bergholz Amish community who had been charged in beard and hair-cutting attacks on other Amish men and women. The court found…
  • Mar 3

    Idaho State Senator Objects To Hindu Invocation

    Idaho State Senator Objects To Hindu Invocation
    Hindu cleric Rajan Zed of Reno, Nevada is scheduled to open this morning's session of the Idaho state Senate with an invocation.  Zed has offered invocations in a number of state legislatures and the U.S. Senate.  The Spokane…
  • Mar 3

    Wearing Hijab In Canadian Courtroom Stirs Controversy

    Wearing Hijab In Canadian Courtroom Stirs Controversy
    Wearing of the hijab (Muslim head scarf) in the courtroom has become an issue of controversy in the Canadian province of Quebec.  CBC News reports that when Montreal area resident Rania El-Alloul appeared in court on Feb. 24 in…
Rank this Week: 33

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 3

    Relative Standing in the Arizona Elections Clause Argument

    Relative Standing in the Arizona Elections Clause Argument
    On Monday, relative standing, or the idea that standing sometimes turns on who is the best plaintiff among the available options, made a brief but noteworthy appearance during oral argument at the Supreme Court. The case is Arizona State…
  • Mar 3

    Financing Higher Education

    Financing Higher Education
    Thanks to Howard and the Prawfsblawg community for hosting me this month! For some time, I have had an interest in (or possibly more accurately, an obsession with) the question of how we fund higher education--and especially the ethical…
  • Mar 3

    President's Policing Task Force Report

    President's Policing Task Force Report
    The President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing has released its Interim Report. If you are a criminal law scholar or someone concerned with the way policing affects our society, there is a lot to love in this 115 page trove of…
Rank this Week: 35

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
  • Mar 3

    Advocate General’s Opinion on Art. 34 para. 1 of Regulation (EC) No. 44/2001

    Advocate General’s Opinion on Art. 34 para. 1 of Regulation (EC) No. 44/2001
    On 3 March 2015, Advocate General Szpunar delivered its opinion in the case C-681/13 (Diago Brands BV) concerning the interpretation of Art. 34 para. 1 of Regulation (EC) No. 44/2001 (former Regulation (EU) No. 1215/2012), in a case where…
  • Mar 2

    French Same-Sex Marriage, a Strange International Public Policy

    French Same-Sex Marriage, a Strange International Public Policy
    By Dr. François Mailhé, maître de conferences, Paris II Last month, on January 28, the French Cour de cassation decided on a new “Same-sex Marriage” Act international case. After “Thalys babies” in…
  • Mar 2

    Annexes I and II Brussels Recast

    Annexes I and II Brussels Recast
    Quick post to inform about the publication, on the OJ L 54, 25.02.2015, of the Commission delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/281, of 26 November 2014, replacing Annexes I and II of Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 of the European Parliament and…
Rank this Week: 36

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]
    For patient investors everywhere. ---- The Regulator Who Explained the Worldhttps://hbr.org/2012/03/the-regulator-who-explained-th.html ---- Shared via my feedly reader Sent from my iPhone
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
  • Aug 18

    From the Inbox

    From the Inbox
    From her corner office in New York’s Rockefeller Center, [Rebecca Patterson] the chief investment officer of Bessemer Trust Co. is putting $55.7 billion in client assets under geopolitical stress. ...  Patterson joined Bessemer,…
Rank this Week: 39

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 3

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Technology Use the Spacebar to Jump Down One Screen While Browsing Dan…
  • Mar 3

    The Third Tool: The Off Switch

    The Third Tool: The Off Switch
    In four preceding articles I have described the idea behind becoming a very highly valued five-tools project manager, ready to manage each of the five progress factors: Manage the project, starting with the project charter (discussed in the…
  • Mar 2

    Does Technology Allow Lawyers to Fill Their True Role as Counselors?

    Does Technology Allow Lawyers to Fill Their True Role as Counselors?
    That’s the feeling of Jason Boehmig (president and CEO of Ironclad Inc.) who has teamed up with Ron Dolin (co-founder of Stanford University’s Program for Legal Technology & Design) to teach a new course on legal…
Rank this Week: 44

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Mar 3

    ROUNDUP Law and Humanities 03. 03. 2015

    ROUNDUP Law and Humanities 03. 03. 2015
    Douglas Coulson, Assistant Professor of English at Carnegie-Mellon, is publishing a new blog in the area of law and the humanities: Nostrum remedium. Its tagline is “Miscellany on law, narrative, art, and memory.” Professor…
  • Mar 2

    The Arizona Redistricting Case

    The Arizona Redistricting Case
    The press reports of today’s oral argument suggest that the Court will find the Arizona state constitutional amendment unconstitutional.  The Justices evidently think that the state legislature does have standing and that the…
  • Mar 2

    Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger Annotated by Experts in Wall Street Journal

    Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger Annotated by Experts in Wall Street Journal
    Warren Buffett’s latest letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders is annotated in The Wall Street Journal by 30 professors, authors, and investors.  Editors Erik Holm and Anupreeta Das assigned…
Rank this Week: 45

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Mar 3

    What Good is Legal Scholarship?

    What Good is Legal Scholarship?
    I was going to comment on Profs. Harrison's & Mashburn's draft Citations, Justifications, and the Troubled State of Legal Scholarship: An Empirical Study, but Al Brophy beat me to it. They note that law professors will instinctively push…
  • Mar 1

    UN Academic Impact an Opportunity for Schools Interested in International Law and Connection

    UN Academic Impact an Opportunity for Schools Interested in International Law and Connection
    I suspect many readers have never heard of UN Academic Impact (UNAI), an initiative of the Outreach Division of the Department of Public Information of the United Nations. This is because the list of participating schools, only identifies six…
  • Feb 28

    Harrison and Mashburn Ask the Meaning of Citations And Suggest Reform

    Harrison and Mashburn Ask the Meaning of Citations And Suggest Reform
    Jeff Harrison and Amy Mashburn of the University of Florida have a paper up on ssrn, "Citations, Justifications, and the Troubled State of Legal Scholarship: An Empirical Study." It asks the uses that authors and courts make of…
Rank this Week: 53

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 3

    Tougher Rules for Retirement Broker

    Tougher Rules for Retirement Broker
    President Barack Obama has thrown the weight of the White House behind his plan that would make it difficult for brokers to push higher fee mutual funds or other expensive products on people saving for retirement. The plan to be...
  • Mar 3

    Problems With Boilerplate Advance Directive

    Problems With Boilerplate Advance Directive
    An advance directive is a legally valid form that enables a person to choose the type of medical care he or she wishes to receive. It goes into effect when that person is no longer able to speak for himself....
  • Mar 3

    CLE on Effective Use of Trust Protector

    CLE on Effective Use of Trust Protector
    The American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) is presenting a CLE entitled, Effective Use of Trust Protectors: An Evolving Role, Tuesday March 24, 2015, 12:30 – 1:30pm, online and by phone. Here is why you should attend:…
Rank this Week: 56

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Mar 3

    Serial Plaintiff Hilary Kramer has sued to block $100 billion in M&A deal

    Serial Plaintiff Hilary Kramer has sued to block $100 billion in M&A deal
    Reuters profiles serial shareholder litigant Hilary Kramer whose many lawsuits have netted shareholders zero--as in nothing, nada, zilch--but her lawyers "got a payout for every settlement. Firms... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Mar 3

    Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger Shareholder Letter Annotated by Experts in Wall Street Journal

    Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger Shareholder Letter Annotated by Experts in Wall Street Journal
    Larry Hamermesh reports that: Warren Buffett’s latest letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders is annotated in The Wall Street Journal by 30 professors, authors, and investors. The post also has a... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Mar 3

    Leading business groups rebuke SEC Chair Mary Jo White

    Leading business groups rebuke SEC Chair Mary Jo White
    Keith Paul Bishop has the details on their critique of the SEC's reversal of position in the Whole Foods shareholder fight: ... a coalition of some 17 different organizations ... denounced the SEC’s... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 59

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 60

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Mar 3

    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars' Conference

    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars' Conference
    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars' Conference This biennial conference aims to create a space for junior law teachers to share drafts of writing projects, discuss teaching techniques, and get to know one another. It will be open to emerging…
  • Mar 3

    The 10 states diversifying the fastest

    The 10 states diversifying the fastest
    1. Arizona 2. Nevada 3. New Mexico 4. California 5. Texas 6. Florida 7. Delaware 8. Oklahoma 9. Washington 10. Rhode Island Read the details in this Brookings report. This is in the realm of conjecture but does the fact...
  • Mar 3

    The Economic and Political Impact of Immigrants, Latinos and Asians By State

    The Economic and Political Impact of Immigrants, Latinos and Asians By State
    Today, the American Immigration Council released the first 10 of 50 updated state fact sheets with accompanying inforgraphics. Immigrants, Latinos, and Asians constitute large and growing shares of the U.S. workforce, tax base, business…
Rank this Week: 64

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Feb 17

    California is rife with laws used to harass homeless people

    California is rife with laws used to harass homeless people
    Jeffrey Selbin and Paul Boden write for Los Angeles Times, February 15, 2015 After homelessness began skyrocketing in the 1980s, cities responded with laws that criminalize basic life activities conducted in public like standing, sitting,…
  • Feb 17

    A 12-year-old rape victim was detained and allowed to die on the way to a Liberian hospital. Here’s why.

    A 12-year-old rape victim was detained and allowed to die on the way to a Liberian hospital. Here’s why.
    Kim Thuy Seelinger writes for The Washington Post, February 16, 2015 The family was stopped at a police checkpoint because it was after curfew. They were detained for several hours. The child died there, roadside, in a red pickup truck.
  • Feb 17

    Judge’s ruling allows Berkeley Patients Group to continue operation

    Judge’s ruling allows Berkeley Patients Group to continue operation
    Robert Berring interviewed by The Daily Californian, February 10, 2015 “Attorney General (Eric) Holder has stated that so long as medical marijuana dispensaries do not violate state laws they will let them alone,” Berring said in…
Rank this Week: 67

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/
  • Mar 3

    The First Circuit’s Mandamus Ruling in U.S. v. Tsarnaev

    The First Circuit’s Mandamus Ruling in U.S. v. Tsarnaev
    A couple of weeks ago I recapped the Tsarnaev mandamus oral argument. And on Friday, the First Circuit panel that heard the arguments—composed of Chief Judge Sandra Lynch, and Judges Juan Torruella and Jeffrey Howard—released a…
  • Mar 3

    3/3 Session #3: To Reconsider

    3/3 Session #3: To Reconsider
    Lunch hour concludes at Guantanamo and at Fort Meade. Thus we come to AE248H, the prosecution’s motion to reconsider Judge Spath’s prior ruling, that granted a defense motion and excluded certain evidence of Al-Nashiri’s…
  • Mar 3

    Live: Herb Lin Testifies Before House Energy and Commerce Committee

    Live: Herb Lin Testifies Before House Energy and Commerce Committee
    Today at 2:00 pm, Lawfare’s Herb Lin, along with Richard Bejtlich and Gregory Shannon, will provide testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on “Understanding the Cyber Threat and Implications for the 21st Century…
Rank this Week: 75

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 73

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Pregnancy clinic ads are commercial speech

    Pregnancy clinic ads are commercial speech
    First Resort, Inc. v. Herrera, No. C 11-5534 (N.D. Cal. Feb. 20, 2015)     The court rejected a facial challenge to San Francisco’s Pregnancy Information Disclosure and Protection Ordinance, “aimed at ensuring…
  • Mar 2

    Copying graffiti could infringe copyright and trademark

    Copying graffiti could infringe copyright and trademark
    Williams v. Roberto Cavalli S.p.A., No. 14-cv-06659 (C.D. Cal. Feb. 12, 2015) Plaintiffs Jason Williams, Victor Chapa, and Jeffrey Rubin sued the producers and distributors of Just Cavalli clothing, alleging copyright infringement,…
  • Mar 2

    Court misapplies FTDA, not TDRA, to political speech

    Court misapplies FTDA, not TDRA, to political speech
    Hershey Co. v. Friends of Steve Hershey, 2015 WL 795841, No. WDQ–14–1825. (D. Md. Feb. 24, 2015) Disappointing ruling on political speech and infringement now supplemented by flat-out wrong ruling on dilution.  Hershey…
Rank this Week: 82

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 81

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/
  • Mar 3

    Rush v. Sport Chalet (9th Cir. - March 3, 2015)

    Rush v. Sport Chalet (9th Cir. - March 3, 2015)
    When you read this Ninth Circuit opinion, it seems so obviously right.  How could the district court have gotten such a (relatively) simple thing as joinder so wrong?  Obviously the various defendants were related.  Or at least…
  • Feb 27

    City of San Marcos v. Loma San Marcos LLC (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 27, 2015)

    City of San Marcos v. Loma San Marcos LLC (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 27, 2015)
    It's not that I don't feel bad for the defendant in this case.  I do.  It turns out that it was the last holder in a game of hot potato.But a deal's a deal.  Even if it's a bad one.  So it loses the property.Shortened to…
  • Feb 26

    People v. Johnson (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Feb. 26, 2015)

    People v. Johnson (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Feb. 26, 2015)
    Can you guess what this appeal is about?  Can you guess the result?  Here are the first three sentences of the opinion:"A jury convicted defendant Jerrold Elwin Johnson of the first degree murder of Ellen Salling with the special…
Rank this Week: 84

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Mar 1

    Virginia Legislature Approves Restitution to Victims of Forced Sterilization

    Virginia Legislature Approves Restitution to Victims of Forced Sterilization
    The Roanoke Times: Forced sterilization victims in Virginia awarded compensation: Rose Brooks would have loved to have children and a family of her own one day. “But they said, no, no, no, you can’t,” she said. Brooks, 73, of…
  • Feb 26

    Women Increasingly Embrace Long-Acting, Reversible Contraceptive

    Women Increasingly Embrace Long-Acting, Reversible Contraceptive
    The Los Angeles Times: For contraception, U.S. women increasingly turn to IUDs and implants, by Karen Kaplan: IUDs and implants are safe, reliable, long-acting and reversible forms of birth control. Now there’s a new attribute to add to…
  • Feb 26

    House Republicans Attach Anti-Choice Provision to Education Bill

    House Republicans Attach Anti-Choice Provision to Education Bill
    The Huffington Post: House Republicans Slip Anti-Abortion Language Into Education Bill, by Laura Bassett: House Republicans attached language to a major education bill Wednesday night that would financially penalize school districts that…
Rank this Week: 93

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Mar 3

    "Fishy SOX: Overcriminalization's New Harm Paradigm"

    "Fishy SOX: Overcriminalization's New Harm Paradigm"
    The title of this post is the title of this new paper by Todd Haugh available via SSRN. The piece argues that the recently decided Yates case is more consequential than the standard fish shory. Here is the abstract: The...
  • Mar 3

    Prez policing task force calls for a "National Crime and Justice Task Force"

    Prez policing task force calls for a "National Crime and Justice Task Force"
    As reported widely (see here and here), the task force appointed in December by President Obama to examine modern policing released a big report on Monday with lots of detailed reform recommendations. Everyone interested in policing issues…
  • Mar 3

    Jury seated and ready for opening arguments in Boston bombing trial

    Jury seated and ready for opening arguments in Boston bombing trial
    As reported in this AP article, to culminate "two months of jury selection, a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates was seated Tuesday for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev." Here…
Rank this Week: 97

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Mar 3

    Recorded Music and Copyright

    Recorded Music and Copyright
    Marcel Boyer, CIRANO, Université de Montréal, C. D. Howe Institute, has published The Value of Copyrights in Recorded Music: Terrestrial Radio and Beyond, as C. D. Howe Institute Commentary No. 419. Here is the abstract. In today’s…
  • Mar 3

    A New Podcast On Higher Ed and Law From the University of Pennsylvania

    A New Podcast On Higher Ed and Law From the University of Pennsylvania
    The University of Pennsylvania's new podcast devoted to higher education and the law, Case in Point.
  • Mar 3

    NKU Law School's Gaming Law Symposium Set For March 20, 2015

    NKU Law School's Gaming Law Symposium Set For March 20, 2015
    Interested in fantasy sports, online betting, online gaming? Northern Kentucky University Law School is hosting a Gaming Law Symposium, The New Era In Gaming Law, March 20, 2015. Here's a link to the webpage describing the event.
Rank this Week: 106

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 110

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Feb 25

    Attorney Strike

    Attorney Strike
    Several years ago, I published a short article where I explained that attorneys are employees too and are entitled to the same protections as everyone else. You can download a copy of that article at no charge here. The reality...
  • Feb 9

    How Much Is An Adjunct Worth?

    How Much Is An Adjunct Worth?
    We all know that adjuncts are underpaid-grossly underpaid. But, how much are we worth? Certainly, most would agree that law school and med school profs should be paid more than college profs because the tuition is much higher. But, what...
  • Feb 6

    Despite Failure to Call In, Claimant Is Entitled To Unemployment

    Despite Failure to Call In, Claimant Is Entitled To Unemployment
    Matter of Pratt (Cellular Sales) v. Commissioner of Labor, ____A.D.3d___(3d Dep't. 2015), is an interesting Unemployment decision. I bring it to the readers' attention because it demonstrates how, courts, in my view, often tip the balance in…
Rank this Week: 108

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Feb 25

    Women in M&A

    Women in M&A
    I talk a lot of students about life as a lawyer and finding ways to balance the needs of the profession with having a life. There's no way around it. It's not easy. It's particularly tough on women. In response...
  • Feb 24

    Fellow for Berkeley Center for Law, Business & the Economy

    Fellow for Berkeley Center for Law, Business & the Economy
    Our friends at Cal are looking to hire a Fellow for the Berkeley Center for Law, Business, & the Economy. This would be an excellent opportunity for an associate looking to transition to academia. Here's the ad: Overview: The Berkeley...
  • Feb 23

    Seitz nominated

    Seitz nominated
    Gov. Markell has nominated Collins J. Seitz to replace Justice Ridgely. Mr. Seitz is a well-known Delaware litigator with some very big cases under his belt. He also has a judicial pedigree. His father, Collins Seitz, was a judge on...
Rank this Week: 112

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Mar 3

    Netanyahu Delivered Just What Obama Feared - NationalJournal.com

    Netanyahu Delivered Just What Obama Feared - NationalJournal.com
    March 3, 2015 Congressional Republicans haven't had many victories in their lasting conflict with President Obama, but Tuesday brought one. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's somber, provocative speech to Congress checked all the…
  • Mar 2

    First Ever Image to Show Light as a Wave and Particle at the Same Time

    First Ever Image to Show Light as a Wave and Particle at the Same Time
    What you're looking at here is a major breakthrough. The image reveals a property of light that has never been witnessed before by human eyes, though we've long known about it. But at last, thanks in an ingenious imaging experiment,...
  • Mar 2

    The U.S. Constitution Actually Bans Hillary's Foreign Gov't. Payola

    The U.S. Constitution Actually Bans Hillary's Foreign Gov't. Payola
    The Washington Post reported last week that the tax-exempt foundation run by Bill and Hillary Clinton accepted money from seven foreign governments while Hillary served as U.S. Secretary of State (it’s unclear how much foreign money the…
Rank this Week: 115

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Mar 1

    Zelinsky Offers a Solution to Hobby Lobby

    Zelinsky Offers a Solution to Hobby Lobby
    Edward Zelinsky (Cardozo) has just posted on SSRN his article (42 Rutgers Law Record 109-25) The Aftermath of Hobby Lobby: HSAs and HRAs as the Least Restrictive Means. Here's an excerpt from the abstract: In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores,...
  • Mar 1

    Compa & Brooks on NAFTA & Labor

    Compa & Brooks on NAFTA & Labor
    Lance Compa and Tequila Brooks have just published NAFTA and the NAALC Twenty Years of North American Trade-Labour Linkage (2015). Here's a description from the authors: The 20th anniversary edition of the NAFTA and NAALC monograph in the…
  • Mar 1

    Labor & Employment Roundup

    Labor & Employment Roundup
    I'm well overdue for a labor & employment roundup, so this one is loaded. And somewhat dated at times. Enjoy: Blogger Emeritus Paul Secunda on recent developments on Gov. Walker's attempts to turn Wisconsin into a right-to-work state. It…
Rank this Week: 120

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Mar 3

    Editorial practices at Philosophy & Public Affair

    Editorial practices at Philosophy & Public Affair
    MOVING TO FRONT FROM FEBRUARY 25--AN INTERESTING DISCUSSION IN THE COMMMENTS--SEE ESP. #25 FROM A COLLEAGUE OF MINE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS Alan Patten, the editor of PPA and a professor of Politics at Princeton, kindly offered…
  • Mar 3

    "Portraits of American Philosophy"

    "Portraits of American Philosophy"
    This book, edited by Steven Cahn, contains essays by a number of prominent American philosophers, all past "Dewey Lectures" at the APA. Some of the essays are quite revealing, perhaps not always in ways their authors realize. I will be...
  • Mar 3

    Worldwide Jewish college judicial board conspiracy exposed...

    Worldwide Jewish college judicial board conspiracy exposed...
    ...at UCLA. I'd say more, but I have a conference call with the International Jewish Banking Conspiracy coming up... (Thanks to Jerry Dworkin for the pointer.)
Rank this Week: 122

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Mar 3

    Hillary Clinton's Email and Rule 1.1 Comment [6]

    Hillary Clinton's Email and Rule 1.1 Comment [6]
    The unfortunate news today that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address throughout her tenure as Secretary of State, and had no government email address at all, will of course play into the long running narrative about the Clintons.…
  • Mar 3

    Ohio judge invokes legal ethics rules against lawyer who privately crticized judge

    Ohio judge invokes legal ethics rules against lawyer who privately crticized judge
    Jonathan Adler, at Volokh, ran this post about Ohio Judge Tim Grendell. According to news accounts, the judge learned that a party in a matter had said that a lawyer not involved in the particular matter had made deeply unflattering...
  • Mar 2

    Eulogy for Monroe

    Eulogy for Monroe
    Abbe Smith delivered this moving tribute at Monroe's memorial yesterday: Monroe was my friend, co-author, intellectual life partner, mentor, and member of the family. There is no one like him; he is irreplaceable. I’m not the only one…
Rank this Week: 121

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Mar 2

    Does Promoting Democracy in Hong Kong Violate the Principle of Non-Interference in Domestic Affairs?

    Does Promoting Democracy in Hong Kong Violate the Principle of Non-Interference in Domestic Affairs?
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku A bipartisan group of US lawmakers proposed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act last week.  The proposed law would “would enhance U.S. monitoring of Hong Kong’s autonomy and human…
  • Mar 2

    Will Japan Embrace the “Illegal But Legitimate” View of the UN Charter’s Limits on Use of Force?

    Will Japan Embrace the “Illegal But Legitimate” View of the UN Charter’s Limits on Use of Force?
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku Japan has been slowly moving to modify its domestic law, both constitutional and legislative, restricting the use of its military forces outside of Japan.  In its latest political discussions, it is worth noting…
  • Mar 2

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, March 2, 2015

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, March 2, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa The Malian government has signed a peace agreement with some northern rebel groups but the main…
Rank this Week: 123

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Mar 3

    NASAA Offers Legislative Agenda for 114th Congre

    NASAA Offers Legislative Agenda for 114th Congre
    Details available here.
  • Mar 3

    This Week in Securities Litigation

    This Week in Securities Litigation
    The SEC Actions Blog has compiled This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending February 27, 2015).
  • Feb 23

    SEC Speaks 2015

    SEC Speaks 2015
    At SEC Speaks 2015 on February 20, 2015 in Washington, D.C., Chair Mary Jo White, Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar, Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher, Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar, and Commissioner Kara M. Stein delivered remarks. The texts of…
Rank this Week: 127

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Mar 3

    Obamacare Argument Preview

    Obamacare Argument Preview
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Court will hear oral arguments tomorrow in King v. Burwell, the case testing whether the Affordable Care Act authorizes the IRS to provide subsidies to purchasers of health insurance on a…
  • Mar 2

    Can a State Use an Independent Redistricting Commission?

    Can a State Use an Independent Redistricting Commission?
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, the case testing whether Arizona can use an independent commission…
  • Mar 2

    Senate Republicans Say They Have a Health Care Plan

    Senate Republicans Say They Have a Health Care Plan
    Senators Orrin Hatch, Lamar Alexander, and John Barrasso wrote in WaPo that Republicans now have a plan for health care, should the Supreme Court strike the IRS subsidies for health-insurance purchasers on a federally facilitated exchange in…
Rank this Week: 129

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Feb 26

    Allen v Jet2

    Allen v Jet2
    A UK court today held that airlines could not delay payments for compensation claims under EU 261 while awaiting the outcome of a related case before the European Court of Justice. In this case, Jet2 had been postponing payment to...
  • Feb 25

    Journalists Arrested for Drone Operation in Pari

    Journalists Arrested for Drone Operation in Pari
    Details are still emerging, but reports tonight of three Al Jazeera journalists in Paris for the operation of a remotely piloted aircraft illustrate the difficulty ahead in formulating appropriate public policy to meet the challenges…
  • Feb 19

    French Court Rules on Damages for Yemenia 626 Crash

    French Court Rules on Damages for Yemenia 626 Crash
    A french court has found Yemenia Airways liable for more than $34 million in damages arising from the 2009 crash of Flight 626.
Rank this Week: 141

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    The "plain meaning" of blogposts and of briefs: A response to Gray, White and Gustafson

    The "plain meaning" of blogposts and of briefs: A response to Gray, White and Gustafson
    Over on the Volokh Conspiracy, C. Boyden Gray, Adam White and Adam Gustafson--the authors of an amicus brief filed on behalf of the Galen Institute and 21 state legislators (19 from Tennessee and two from Ohio)--take issue with my post…
  • Mar 2

    "Plain meaning," absurdity, and the (almost forgotten) Gregory/Bond federalism canon, in King v. Burwell

    "Plain meaning," absurdity, and the (almost forgotten) Gregory/Bond federalism canon, in King v. Burwell
    There are over 400,000 words in the Affordable Care Act.  The challengers in King v. Burwell rely upon a single one of those words—a simple preposition (“by”) buried in a provision (26 U.S.C. § 36B) setting forth…
  • Mar 2

    What are the facts of King v. Burwell?

    What are the facts of King v. Burwell?
    Steve Brill, who recently wrote an exhaustive--and often critical--history of the genesis of Obamacare, and who interviewed virtually everyone involved with it, reports that the petitioners' claim that “Congress could not have chosen…
Rank this Week: 144

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 3

    On Cohabitation

    On Cohabitation
    From New York Post: “What are the odds you’d be in this relationship if you weren’t living with your boyfriend or girlfriend?” That’s the question Scott Stanley asks people who cohabited before they got married. Stanley, the…
  • Mar 2

    Divorce Trend

    Divorce Trend
    From Dubuque Telegraph Herald: If you're past 50, it's critically important to pay attention to how your retirement savings weathers the storm. Divorce filings tend to surge at the beginning of the year, experts say, whether from pent-up…
  • Feb 28

    Divorce Recovery Conference

    Divorce Recovery Conference
    From KCTV Kansas City: A special conference in the metro was created to help women who are going through divorce spread hope and love to others. Women traveled from as far as 700 miles away to attend this year's "Your...
Rank this Week: 160

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 152

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Feb 25

    More on Yates: Fish and Overcriminalization

    More on Yates: Fish and Overcriminalization
    Co-blogger Solomon Wisenberg's post on today's Supreme Court decision in Yates v. United States highlights the plurality opinion that focuses on a straight statutory interpretation analysis. But there is an interesting and important note in…
  • Feb 25

    You Must Remember This. A Fish Is Just A Fish.

    You Must Remember This. A Fish Is Just A Fish.
    The U.S. Supreme Court has rendered its opinion in Yates v. United States. A fish is still a fish, but it is not a tangible object under 18 U.S.C. Section 1519, which was passed as part of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act....
  • Feb 17

    The Kroll Report on UT-Austin and the Limits of Internal Investigation

    The Kroll Report on UT-Austin and the Limits of Internal Investigation
    Any internal white collar invesitgation is limited by the nature and scope of the investigation and the power of the entity conducting it. And those are just the tangible, objective limiting factors. Are you reporting to the Audit Committee…
Rank this Week: 175