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Children and the Law

Children and the Law

By the Center for Children, Law & Policy at the University of Houston Law Center.

http://childrenandthelawblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Finally, some Female Leads any Girl can look up to

    Finally, some Female Leads any Girl can look up to
    In the past year films with female leads, not solely based on romance, made a splash in the box office. With films like the Hunger Games and Divergent series it is easy to see why. Young girls are finally receiving real role models they can…
  • Mar 25

    A Glimpse of Hope: Children In Trauma Intervention Camp

    A Glimpse of Hope: Children In Trauma Intervention Camp
    The new police chief in Detroit had BIG plans for children in the area. He wanted to launch a boot camp style program for middle school age children. The point of the program was to educate children on the negatives of gang affiliation,…
  • Mar 15

    Update on Police, Tasers & Teenager

    Update on Police, Tasers & Teenager
    In August, 2013, a Miami Beach police officer caught Israel Hernandez-Llach spray-painting a shuttered McDonald’s on North Beach.  After a brief foot chase, Miami Beach Officer Jorge Mercado shot Herandez-Llach with his…
Rank this Week: 2087

Contemporary Intellectual…

Contemporary Intellectual Property, Licensing & Information Law

Covers issues around intellectual property, licensing law, privacy, data protection, and security and UCITA. Published by Raymond T. Nimmer, the Leonard Childs Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center and co-director of the Houston Intelle

http://www.ipinfoblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    DMCA 512 may have some bite for copyright owners - but very small

    DMCA 512 may have some bite for copyright owners - but very small
    Section 512 and the interpretation courts have given it have shifted too much of the burden to the rights owners. Every little step back to a better balance is welcome. In that spirit, the court’s decision in Columbia Pictures...
  • Mar 22

    "Transformative fair use" compared to "transformative purpose infringement", some cases get this totally wrong including in Google Book

    "Transformative fair use" compared to "transformative purpose infringement", some cases get this totally wrong including in Google Book
    In Acuff v. Rose, 510 U.S. 569, 114 S. Ct. 1164 (1994), the Supreme Court set out the rule that transformative use (copying) of a small part of a work could be fair use even if done for commercial purposes...
  • Mar 12

    WNET was wrong and should be reversed

    WNET was wrong and should be reversed
    A system captures broadcast signals and makes them available to potentially millions of the system's subscribers without a license from the copyright owners; is the system engaging in a public performance of the copyrighted works involved?…
Rank this Week: 2191

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Apr 24

    Haim Sandberg: From JNF to Viva Palestina -- UK Policy Towards Zionist and Palestinian Charitie

    Haim Sandberg: From JNF to Viva Palestina -- UK Policy Towards Zionist and Palestinian Charitie
    From SSRN . . . The classification of a charity's object as "political" and the legal attitude towards political activities of charities and NGOs may be tinged with political bias. The article aims to show how such a bias had...
  • Apr 24

    Arjya Majumdar: Zakat, Dana and Corporate Social Responsibility

    Arjya Majumdar: Zakat, Dana and Corporate Social Responsibility
    From SSRN . . . The tradition of giving finds itself in every religious text across the world. There seem to be few other principles which are so globally accepted. Whether it is the Zakat, the Islamic practice of giving...
  • Apr 23

    Crowdfunding for Nonprofits: Solicitation or Matchmaking?

    Crowdfunding for Nonprofits: Solicitation or Matchmaking?
    “Crowdfunding” appears to be all the rage. Investopedia defines crowdfunding on the most basic level as the “use of small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance a new business venture.” In the earliest days,…
Rank this Week: 570

Norris & Cantu Houston Personal…

Norris & Cantu Houston Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law in Houston, TX.

http://www.norriscantulaw.com/blog
  • Apr 9

    $9,000,000,000 (Billion) Jury Verdict Against Drug Manufacturer in Louisiana Federal Court

    $9,000,000,000 (Billion) Jury Verdict Against Drug Manufacturer in Louisiana Federal Court
      April 9, 2014 A  Lafayette Louisiana Federal District Court jury found Takeda Pharmacuticals responsible for it's drug Actos causing bladder cancer.  Aktos was marketed as  to treat Type 2 Diabetes. The…
  • Apr 4

    Money Caps On Deaths Caused By Negligent Doctors Found Unconstitutional in Florida

    Money Caps On Deaths Caused By Negligent Doctors Found Unconstitutional in Florida
    The Florida Supreme Court has held that its state law capping noneconomic damages in wrongful death cases violates the state constitution’s equal protection clause. Florida and many other states, (INCLUDING TEXAS) have passed similar…
  • Oct 9

    Personal Injury Stressor

    Personal Injury Stressor
    Stress Associated with Personal Injury You’re in a horrific car accident. A passing driver runs a red light and hits your vehicle as you cross through a busy intersection directly in your driver’s side door. Suddenly, you find…
Rank this Week: 3327

The Blawgraphy

The Blawgraphy

By Luke Gilman at the University of Houston Law Center.

http://www.lukegilman.com/blawg
Rank this Week: 216

Unincorporated Business Entities…

Unincorporated Business Entities Law

Edited by Professors Gary S. Rosin, Bradley T. Borden, Thomas E. Geu, Elizabeth Miller, Douglas K. Moll and Donald Scotten.

http://uberlaw.net
  • May 10

    Delaware, Charging Orders and SMLLC

    Delaware, Charging Orders and SMLLC
    House Bill No. 126, introduced in the Delaware legislature on May 9, 2013, would make two amendments to the Delaware LLC Act that would affect the rights of creditors. First, Section 6 of the Bill would Section 18-703(d) of the Delaware LLC…
  • May 10

    Delaware Default Fiduciary Fix

    Delaware Default Fiduciary Fix
    In its per curiam opinion in Gatz Properties, LLC v. Auriga Capital Corporation, 59 A.3d 1223 (Del. 2012)(en banc) (slip opinion), the Delaware Supreme Court called on the Delaware legislature to settle the questions of whether,…
  • Mar 12

    Manesh on Dictum & Default Dutie

    Manesh on Dictum & Default Dutie
      Mohsen Manesh (Oreg.) has a working paper with the alliterative title Damning Dictum: The Default Duty Debate in Delaware” (February 21, 2013)(SSRN). The paper reacts to the Delaware Supreme Court’s opinion in…
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