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What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Oct 22

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975
    Duke Chronicle piece 10/22/74 Duke Chanticleer piece August 1975 Original WAC/P? blog post 10/22/16 People don't want to accept that about themselves, that they're part of the general rot, and they react to that angrily, which is a very…
  • Aug 16

    Mannish boys grow up to be Senators.

    Mannish boys grow up to be Senators.
  • Aug 6

    America's Street Fight: What's happens long-term? Does anyone have a clue?

    America's Street Fight: What's happens long-term? Does anyone have a clue?
    So what's the future for America and the West? What happens? Long-term, I mean. The divisiveness in this country is at an all-time high in my Boomer lifetime. No, I don't think it will result in civil war. Or in...
Rank this Week: 84

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Aug 18

    The naked and famous @ firefly music festival in dover, de, firefly music festival, june 17

    The naked and famous @ firefly music festival in dover, de, firefly music festival, june 17
    Los más antiguos vestigios de escritura se encuentran, join the Aquidneck Land Trust for a bird banding demonstration at the Sweet Flag Preserve at Bailey Brook with ecology professor Jim Chace and students of Salve Regina University.…
  • Aug 18

    Love the Way You Lie - Eminem - Free Sheet Music & Tab

    Love the Way You Lie - Eminem - Free Sheet Music & Tab
    Eminem's Lose Yourself in American Sign Language Is the track in an entirely different way. Yourself by Eminem, entirely in American Sign Language. 'The Defiant Ones' director Allen Hughes says Dr. Dre is in the 11th hour of laying down a…
  • Aug 18

    Richie hawtin @ cocoon @ amnesia in ibiza, spain, amnesia ibiza, august 7

    Richie hawtin @ cocoon @ amnesia in ibiza, spain, amnesia ibiza, august 7
    be the first to know about the latest news and promos! With its secluded location within the Salinas Nature Park, sunnery James and Ryan Marciano look after the Theatre and Club respectively on the brand new super richie hawtin @ cocoon @…
Rank this Week: 661

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 49

Lumen

Lumen

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices. A project of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

https://www.lumendatabase.org/
Rank this Week: 82

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    FIGHTING TENANT HARASSMENT

    FIGHTING TENANT HARASSMENT
    City Council Overwhelmingly Passes Tenant Harassment Bills Package Council Member Helen Rosenthal Gets a “High-Five from a Constituent. Image credit: NYCC/William Alatriste City Council passes a package of bills intended to…
  • Aug 18

    CONSUMER SPENDING'S UP?

    CONSUMER SPENDING'S UP?
    Consumer Spending at Nine-Year High in July, at $109 by Justin McCarthy Story Highlights Sixth consecutive month of $100+ spending averages Highest spending average since May 2008 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans'…
  • Aug 18

    MALARIA PARASITES UNDER ICE?

    MALARIA PARASITES UNDER ICE?
    Spying on malaria parasites at -196 Celsius Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen Malaria research: By combining two advanced microscope techniques an international team of scientists led by postdoc Sergey Kapishnikov from the Niels…
Rank this Week: 6

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Aug 18

    Officials in Arizona Confirm Presence of Plague-Infected Fleas in Two Countie

    Officials in Arizona Confirm Presence of Plague-Infected Fleas in Two Countie
    Officials in two Arizona counties confirmed the presence of plague-infected fleas around the small town of Taylor. The Public Health departments of Navajo and Coconino counties sifted through countless burrows in search of the potentially…
  • Aug 18

    Feel Good Friday: AmazonSmile, Kids and YOU!

    Feel Good Friday: AmazonSmile, Kids and YOU!
    This week’s Feel Good Friday features AmazonSmile, Operation Breakthrough, The Trevor Project, and you. The post Feel Good Friday: AmazonSmile, Kids and YOU! appeared first on Legal Reader.
  • Aug 18

    Bookstaver a Back-Stabber, Using System for His Own Benefit

    Bookstaver a Back-Stabber, Using System for His Own Benefit
    Bookstaver a Back-Stabber, Using the System for His Own Benefit The post Bookstaver a Back-Stabber, Using System for His Own Benefit appeared first on Legal Reader.
Rank this Week: 105

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/
  • Aug 18

    Yeager on Digital Privacy and Probationer

    Yeager on Digital Privacy and Probationer
    Daniel B. Yeager (California Western School of Law) has posted Certain Certiorari: The Digital Privacy Rights of Probationers on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In a recent oral argument, a judge on the California Court of Appeal told me they...
  • Aug 18

    Bedi on Fourth Amendment Disclosure Doctrine

    Bedi on Fourth Amendment Disclosure Doctrine
    Monu Singh Bedi (DePaul University College of Law) has posted The Fourth Amendment Disclosure Doctrines (William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal: Symposium on Big Data and the Fourth Amendment, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The…
  • Aug 17

    Wilt on Civil Disobendience

    Wilt on Civil Disobendience
    Michael Patrick Wilt (Mercatus Center at George Mason University) has posted Civil Disobedience and the Rule of Law: Punishing 'Good' Lawbreaking in a New Era of Protest (George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal (CRLJ), Vol. 28, No.…
Rank this Week: 78

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 18

    Papaya Salmonella outbreak continues to spread; 21 states hit

    Papaya Salmonella outbreak continues to spread; 21 states hit
    The Salmonella outbreak traced to whole, fresh papayas from a farm in Southern Mexico continues to spread, with a 25 percent increase in victims in the past week. Two more states are reporting confirmed illnesses in the outbreak, Missouri and…
  • Aug 17

    Fish tales: Angler offers tips on safest options for fish lover

    Fish tales: Angler offers tips on safest options for fish lover
    Apart from the fact that fish is rich in protein and low in saturated fat, it is also a good source of omega-3, a fatty acid which is known to reduce the risk of abnormal heartbeats that can cause sudden death. The same fatty acid also helps…
  • Aug 17

    USDA agency reports 1.7 million verifications in 3Q of FY 2017

    USDA agency reports 1.7 million verifications in 3Q of FY 2017
    Enforcement actions by USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service to ensure meat, poultry, and egg products are safe, wholesome and correctly labeled are reported each quarter. The latest enforcement report, released Thursday, covers the…
Rank this Week: 359

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

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Cross-Appeals: Timing is Everything

    Cross-Appeals: Timing is Everything
    Jennifer A. Crissman, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group                Timing, as they say, is everything, and if you are appealing an Order in North Carolina, this is…
  • Aug 16

    “To Pay or Not to Pay”

    “To Pay or Not to Pay”
    By: Ben N. Neece, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group             At the heart of many family law related disputes lie arguably the most difficult decisions regarding the children and…
  • Aug 9

    Child support – College issues and IRS question

    Child support – College issues and IRS question
    Dear Carolyn, My daughter just graduated from high school, and she is college bound.  Her father and I divorced three years ago.  Her father paid child support, but I understand child support is ending now as she is already…
Rank this Week: 882

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Aug 18

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana
    Sexta-feira, 18/8 19h – Direito sem Fronteiras O programa discute os detalhes e os bastidores do massacre de Srebrenitchia, ocorrido na Bósnia, em 1995. Um vídeo publicado pelo canal de TV inglês BBC, em 2015, aponta…
  • Aug 18

    Ações sobre amianto voltam à pauta do Plenário na quarta-feira (23)

    Ações sobre amianto voltam à pauta do Plenário na quarta-feira (23)
    O Plenário do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) retoma, na quarta-feira (23), o julgamento de sete ações que tratam de leis que proíbem a produção, comércio e uso de produtos com…
  • Aug 18

    Ministra Cármen Lúcia dá dez dias para tribunais informarem salários de juíze

    Ministra Cármen Lúcia dá dez dias para tribunais informarem salários de juíze
    A ministra Cármen Lúcia, presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) e do Conselho Nacional de Justiça (CNJ), determinou, por meio da Portaria 63, de 17 de agosto, que os tribunais brasileiros enviem ao CNJ, no prazo de…
Rank this Week: 22

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    More on limiting debtors prisons practice

    More on limiting debtors prisons practice
    The Texas Municipal Courts Education Center has issued a summary of new debtors-prison reform legislation (HB 351/SB 1923) as well as guidance related to various laws governing expunction of juvenile records. Check them out here.RELATED: In…
  • Aug 17

    End-of-summer reading list addition

    End-of-summer reading list addition
    Grits saw several academic offerings recently to which I hope to return soon as I close out my summer reading, so let's record those links here; maybe others will be interested in them as well:Amicus brief from scholars, Carpenter v. US…
  • Aug 15

    Reasonably Suspicious: Bethke leaves TIDC, cap-and-trade to limit incarceration?, DNA-mixture SNAFUs, and more

    Reasonably Suspicious: Bethke leaves TIDC, cap-and-trade to limit incarceration?, DNA-mixture SNAFUs, and more
    Just Liberty's latest "Reasonably Suspicious" podcast features discussions of important issues and fresh ideas confronting Texas' criminal justice system. (This is the last episode in our "soft launch" before promoting the show more widely…
Rank this Week: 45

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Aug 18

    Click! There goes your right to a jury trial.

    Click! There goes your right to a jury trial.
    Take a look at this image of a cell-phone displaying the registration page for the Uber ride-sharing app: If you enter your credit card information and hit "REGISTER," have you given up your right to bring a class action against...
  • Aug 18

    "Net neutrality comments top 20 million"

    "Net neutrality comments top 20 million"
    From The Hill: The public has filed over 20 million comments to the Federal Communications Commission over its plan to scrap the net neutrality rules. It's a record for FCC comments and more than five times the number filed on...
  • Aug 17

    Third Circuit again addresses ascertainability and class certification

    Third Circuit again addresses ascertainability and class certification
    We have blogged before about the Third Circuit’s demanding “ascertainability” standard for class certification, which poses a class-action barrier unsupported by the rule. See here, here, and here. The Third Circuit…
Rank this Week: 289

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Aug 18

    Agency Insists On Subcontract With OEM; GAO Agree

    Agency Insists On Subcontract With OEM; GAO Agree
    Subcontracting is a way of life for many federal government contractors; however, the identification and selection of such subcontractors is usually left up to the reasonable discretion of the prime contractor. So what happens when a…
  • Aug 18

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: August 14-18, 2017

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: August 14-18, 2017
    With what is being deemed “The Great American Eclipse” ready to hit the skies on Monday, there is a lot of excitement in the air here in Lawrence. We are just off the path of totality and are expecting 99.3% coverage. My…
  • Aug 17

    5 Things You Should Know: Bid Protest

    5 Things You Should Know: Bid Protest
    You’ve poured precious time and resources into a proposal, only to lose out on the award. Making matters worse, the agency’s explanation of the award shows that it didn’t reasonably evaluate your proposal. What can you do?…
Rank this Week: 480

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Aug 18

    Ex-Foley & Lardner Partner Enters Not-Guilty Plea in Case Alleging Insider Trading

    Ex-Foley & Lardner Partner Enters Not-Guilty Plea in Case Alleging Insider Trading
    Following insider trading charges brought in May, former Bradley Arant Boult Cummings and Foley & Lardner partner Walter "Chet" Little formally denied the allegations in court on Thursday, entering a not-guilty plea alongside a…
  • Aug 18

    Venable Vies for Baltimore Police Monitor Role as Sheppard Mullin Re-Ups in New Orlean

    Venable Vies for Baltimore Police Monitor Role as Sheppard Mullin Re-Ups in New Orlean
    As Baltimore nears a recommendation for a police monitor under a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, Venable remains as the only law firm in a select group of finalists vying for the role. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter &…
  • Aug 17

    Morgan Lewis Lands a New Tax Man in Bill-Slashing Baker McKenzie Partner

    Morgan Lewis Lands a New Tax Man in Bill-Slashing Baker McKenzie Partner
    Baker McKenzie's North America tax practice head Tom Linguanti has left the global legal giant to join Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. By linking up with John Magee, a high-profile tax controversy partner at his new firm, Linguanti finds himself…
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 18

    Feds: Mason Family Faked Life Insurance Policies, Collected $2.9 Million and Bought Bentley Convertible

    Feds: Mason Family Faked Life Insurance Policies, Collected $2.9 Million and Bought Bentley Convertible
    A Mason family is being charged for their involvement in a $2.9 million insurance scam. Prosecutors say Mitch Stevenson, his wife Patricia, and their daughter, Candace Stevenson, all participated in an effort to defraud West Coast Life…
  • Aug 18

    Britney Spears is Drafting a New Will to Protect Her Kid

    Britney Spears is Drafting a New Will to Protect Her Kid
    Britney Spears has elected to redraft her will in order to better benefit her two boys. Her current will leaves her entire estate to Sean, 11, and Jayden, 10. The issue with the will is that it leaves her fortune...
  • Aug 17

    Article on ERISA: Extracontractual Damages Mandated for Benefit Claims Action

    Article on ERISA: Extracontractual Damages Mandated for Benefit Claims Action
    George Flint recently published an Article entitled, ERISA: Extracontractual Damages Mandated for Benefit Claims Actions, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Before 1974, participants…
Rank this Week: 90

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 121

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Aug 18

    Don’t Take the Bait, Step 6: Watch Out for the W-2 Email Scam

    Don’t Take the Bait, Step 6: Watch Out for the W-2 Email Scam
    The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry urge tax professionals and businesses to beware of a recent increase in email scams targeting employee Forms W-2. The W-2 scam – called a business email compromise or BEC…
  • Aug 16

    Technical Difficulties: What to Do When Gadgets Fail in Court – Technologist

    Technical Difficulties: What to Do When Gadgets Fail in Court – Technologist
    By George Khoury, Esq. on August 16, 2017 6:00 AM There’s no question to it, using technological gadgets during a trial, or even just a hearing or scheduling conference, has made the lawyer’s life increasingly…
  • Aug 16

    Free Law Project–PACER OPINIONS

    Free Law Project–PACER OPINIONS
    We Have Every Free PACER Opinion on CourtListener.com At Free Law Project, we have gathered millions of court documents over the years, but it’s with distinct pride that we announce that we have now completed our biggest…
Rank this Week: 626

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 18

    Economist to local Md. governments: Prepare for a downturn

    Economist to local Md. governments: Prepare for a downturn
    OCEAN CITY — A leading state economist urged local government officials to prepare for an inevitable economic downturn that he said is coming soon. Anirban Basu, speaking to a gathering of county leaders at the annual Maryland…
  • Aug 18

    Va. law school students bring lobbying to the masse

    Va. law school students bring lobbying to the masse
    RICHMOND, Va. – Four University of Richmond law students think they have a better idea for giving ordinary citizens their own voice at the state capitol. The quartet has launched a project that uses crowd funding to finance lobbying…
  • Aug 18

    Law school lets students get degrees in American, Canadian law

    Law school lets students get degrees in American, Canadian law
      DETROIT – At the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, many students are returning this month to a program that is allowing them to earn degrees in both American and Canadian law. UDM’s Canadian and American Dual JD…
Rank this Week: 34

Texas Attorney Blog

Texas Attorney Blog

Covers construction law, development, mechanic's liens, mortgage lending, premises liability, real estate law & news, rural water utilities, and Texas Supreme Court Updates. By Aimee Hess.

http://www.texasattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Did a Texas Deed Convey a Mineral Interest or a Royalty Interest?

    Did a Texas Deed Convey a Mineral Interest or a Royalty Interest?
    When you ask a Texas oil and gas or real estate attorney to draft a deed for you, one of the first things they will ask you is just what do you want to convey: the surface, the water rights, the mineral interest, only royalties from the…
  • Aug 11

    Omitted Legal Descriptions in Sale of Oil and Gas Lease

    Omitted Legal Descriptions in Sale of Oil and Gas Lease
    In a case that is probably a recurring nightmare for oil and gas attorneys, the Texas Court of Appeals recently addressed the question of what constitutes a material change to a written agreement involving the purchase of oil and gas leases…
  • Aug 3

    What Do Netflix, Amazon and Oil & Gas Have in Common?

    What Do Netflix, Amazon and Oil & Gas Have in Common?
    The Deep Carbon Observatory at the Carnegie Institution for Science is using “Big Data” to locate deposits of minerals, using techniques similar to those used by Amazon to recommend books based on a buyer’s previous book…
Rank this Week: 638

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Why Divorce Mediation Is Better Than Litigation

    Why Divorce Mediation Is Better Than Litigation
    The decision on whether one should settle your divorce case through mediation or litigation will depend on individual circumstances of every case. There are many cases when the two parties can sit together and negotiate their settlement…
  • Aug 17

    Issues Related To Retirement Benefits and Divorce

    Issues Related To Retirement Benefits and Divorce
    The entire divorce process is quite a complicated one as there are various issues to be handled and sorted out such as distributing marital assets, parenting plans, custody issues along with the emotional trauma a spouse may go through during…
  • Aug 16

    These Are The Emotional Phases of Divorce

    These Are The Emotional Phases of Divorce
    No two people react the same way to their divorce. However, there are certain emotional phases everyone goes through while experiencing their divorce. There are certain phases that could be as painful as the feeling when a dear one passes…
Rank this Week: 871

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/
  • Aug 18

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does Sen. Blumenthal have an emoluments clause problem?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does Sen. Blumenthal have an emoluments clause problem?
    Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) is the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by members of Congress alleging that President Trump is violating the foreign emoluments clause. Specifically, the lawsuit alleges that because President Trump…
  • Aug 18

    [Ilya Somin] A cosmopolitan case against world government

    [Ilya Somin] A cosmopolitan case against world government
    The World Government Research Network has just published my new article, “A Cosmopolitan Case Against World Government.” Here is an excerpt, which briefly summarizes the rest: The debate over world government and “global…
  • Aug 18

    [Ilya Somin] My “National Review” op ed on fair weather federalism

    [Ilya Somin] My “National Review” op ed on fair weather federalism
    Earlier today, National Review published my new op ed on “fair weather federalism,” which explains how both left and right could benefit from a more systematic commitment to enforcing limits on federal government power. Here is an…
Rank this Week: 5

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wacks & McHale PC.

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    DEED IN LIEU OF FORECLOSURE

    DEED IN LIEU OF FORECLOSURE
    A loan secured by a mortgage that goes into default often provides the lender with various options to pursue repayment. One option involves foreclosure by the lender in a public auction and the property sold to the highest bidder. To control…
  • Jul 21

    INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS – IME

    INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS – IME
    According to a recent report released by the Transport Research & Innovation Portal (TRIP), Massachusetts’ highways are some of the busiest and most congested in the nation. The Commonwealth’s highways have the tenth highest…
  • Jun 14

    MA Nursing Homes and Trust

    MA Nursing Homes and Trust
    According to a recent article published by ABC News, Americans “are living longer, in more comfort and in better health than ever before.” With a longer life expectancy, early financial planning has become even more critical to…
Rank this Week: 878

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Aug 18

    The sexy smell of dying | Science | AAAS

    The sexy smell of dying | Science | AAAS
    What if death smelled like sex? That’s how one fatal, parasitic bacterium lures its next round of victims, The Washington Post reports. After infecting vinegar flies, Pseudomonas entomophila causes them to pump out 20 to 30 times their…
  • Aug 18

    Most archaeologists think the first Americans arrived by boat. Now, they’re beginning to prove it | Science | AAAS

    Most archaeologists think the first Americans arrived by boat. Now, they’re beginning to prove it | Science | AAAS
    The Cedros Island sites add to a small but growing list that supports a once-heretical view of the peopling of the Americas. Whereas archaeologists once thought that the earliest arrivals wandered into the continent through a gap in the…
  • Aug 18

    Frogs Hitch Ride on Water Buffalo—Never Before Seen

    Frogs Hitch Ride on Water Buffalo—Never Before Seen
    In autumn, farmers along the Black Sea coast release their domesticated Anatolian water buffalo to wallow in the marshes, where a menagerie of marsh frogs hops onboard, a new study says. (Read "Dolphins on Whales, and Other Animals Riding…
Rank this Week: 379

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 144

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Aug 18

    Presidential Pardon Power

    Presidential Pardon Power
    According to Article II, Section 2, of the United States Constitution, the president "shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.” With the recent investigation…
  • Aug 4

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member
    In a series of tweets on July 26th, 2017, President Trump announced that “after consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to…
  • Jul 21

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term
    The Supreme Court ended its term on Monday, June 27, 2017. Decisions were handed down in a variety of cases including cases involving big corporations, church and state, voting rights, and most notably, the controversial travel ban, put forth…
Rank this Week: 782

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 18

    Venezuela chief prosecutor announces plans to jail protest leader

    Venezuela chief prosecutor announces plans to jail protest leader
    Venezuela’s new chief prosecutor announced plans on Thursday to pursue and imprison those responsible for leading violent protests that have plagued the country since April. The statement came the day before a proposed measure targeting…
  • Aug 18

    Married same-sex couple sues former employer for revoking health insurance

    Married same-sex couple sues former employer for revoking health insurance
    A married same-sex couple filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] against a former employer on Thursday in the US District Court for the Central District of California [official website] that alleges the company discriminated by refusing to provide…
  • Aug 17

    ICC orders reparations for destruction of Timbuktu shrine

    ICC orders reparations for destruction of Timbuktu shrine
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] on Thursday found [order, PDF] that a Malian jihadist is liable for individual and collective reparations for overseeing the destruction of Muslim shrines in Timbuktu. Ahmad Al Faqi…
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • Aug 18

    Michaels on the Holding-Dictum Binary as a Scalar

    Michaels on the Holding-Dictum Binary as a Scalar
    Andrew C. Michaels (George Washington University Law School) has posted The Holding-Dictum Spectrum on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The distinction between holding and dictum is often treated under a binary paradigm; either a proposition is…
  • Aug 18

    Bradley on Comparativism & US War Power

    Bradley on Comparativism & US War Power
    Curtis A. Bradley (Duke University School of Law) has posted U.S. War Powers and the Potential Benefits of Comparativism (Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law (Curtis A. Bradley ed., 2018 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Aug 18

    Bagg on Waldron on the Political & Political Theory

    Bagg on Waldron on the Political & Political Theory
    Samuel Ely Bagg (Research Group on Constitutional Studies, McGill) has posted What Makes a Political Theory Political? A Comment on Waldron on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay considers Jeremy Waldron’s recent contribution to a…
Rank this Week: 53

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Aug 18

    $100,000 Settlement for a Pedestrian Hit by a Distracted Driver

    $100,000 Settlement for a Pedestrian Hit by a Distracted Driver
    Recently, a woman was attempting to cross the street, but a driver, who had become distracted in the stalled traffic tried to make a left turn and struck the pedestrian on her left side. This caused her to fly forward three feet and land…
  • Aug 16

    Roller Coaster Safety Tip

    Roller Coaster Safety Tip
    Although roller coasters are fun and thrilling, they can also be very dangerous. In honor of National Roller Coaster Day on August 16, Staver Law Group has compiled this list of roller coaster safety tips. By following these tips, you can…
  • Aug 12

    Home Construction Safety Tip

    Home Construction Safety Tip
    Many homeowners prefer to complete projects themselves rather than paying a professional. Although DIY projects can save you money, they can also cause serious accidents and injuries. Therefore, if you often do DIY projects, you should make…
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Fair Housing Defense

Fair Housing Defense

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://fairhousing.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 723

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Is Cycling Still Safe in Boston?

    Is Cycling Still Safe in Boston?
    The fear of being in a bicycle crash in Boston is more than justified; in the first quarter of 2016, Boston streets saw 307 injuries and eight deaths related to bicycle crashes. This was a 20 percent increase from the previous year. Most of…
  • Aug 15

    New Study Reveals Direct Link Between Brain Disease and Sports Concussion

    New Study Reveals Direct Link Between Brain Disease and Sports Concussion
    Ann McKee, neuropathologist and director of the Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center at Boston University, studied the brains of 111 deceased NFL players to determine if there is a link between sports concussions and CTE, a…
  • Aug 7

    Transvaginal Mesh Claims Against Johnson and Johnson and Their Prolift Implant

    Transvaginal Mesh Claims Against Johnson and Johnson and Their Prolift Implant
    Transvaginal mesh is a medical device used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence. Unfortunately, the device is also linked to severe pain, organ damage, and several other serious complications. In fact, more than 100,000…
Rank this Week: 299

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Aug 18

    Integrado el Departamento de Seguridad Pública con agencias federales en la lucha contra el crimen

    Integrado el Departamento de Seguridad Pública con agencias federales en la lucha contra el crimen
    El gobernador Ricardo Rosselló Nevares hizo un recuento de las iniciativas de seguridad pública y detalló la ampliación de varias medidas que en conjunto buscan combatir el crimen y mejorar la calidad de vida en la…
  • Aug 18

    Tormenteras y la Ley de Condominio

    Tormenteras y la Ley de Condominio
    por Lcdo. Israel O. Alicea Luciano Estando en plena época de huracanes en Puerto Rico consideramos necesario hablar brevemente sobre lo que dispone la Ley de Condominios sobre las tormenteras. El Artículo 15 establece: Una…
  • Aug 17

    MedeaBot se declara culpable

    MedeaBot se declara culpable
    La Secretaria del Departamento de Justicia, Wanda Vázquez Garced, informó que ayer Omar Emanuel Falcón Torres, mejor conocido como MedeaBot, se declaró culpable por 55 cargos relacionados a un patrón de…
Rank this Week: 383

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/
  • Aug 18

    Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973

    Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973
    The New York Times (Aug. 16, 2017): Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973, Paper Finds, by Maya Salam The sperm count of men in Western countries has been declining precipitously with no signs of...
  • Aug 18

    Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion

    Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion
    Washington's Top News (August 12, 2017): Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion, by The Associated Press A bill that would require women to purchase separate insurance for abortions that are not medical emergencies has passed…
  • Aug 17

    Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money

    Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money
    Chicago Tribune (August 16, 2017): Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money, by Andrew DeMillo: On Wednesday, the 8th Circuit vacated a preliminary injunction prohibiting Arkansas from suspending Medicaid payments to Planned…
Rank this Week: 825

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/
  • Aug 18

    Martin, Should the Government Be in the Business of Taxing Churches?

    Martin, Should the Government Be in the Business of Taxing Churches?
    J. Michael Martin (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) has published Should the Government Be in the Business of Taxing Churches?, 29 Regent U. L. Rev. 309 (2017). Here are the first two paragraphs of the introduction (footnotes…
  • Aug 18

    Schlunk: Why the Charitable Deduction for Gifts to Educational Endowments Should Be Repealed

    Schlunk: Why the Charitable Deduction for Gifts to Educational Endowments Should Be Repealed
    Herwig Schlunk (Vanderbilt) has published Why the Charitable Deduction for Gifts to Educational Endowments Should Be Repealed, 71 U. Miami L. Rev. 702 (2017). Here is the introduction (footnotes omitted): The country’s collective patience…
  • Aug 18

    Tyler: Essential Policy and Practice Considerations for Facilitating Social Enterprise

    Tyler: Essential Policy and Practice Considerations for Facilitating Social Enterprise
    John Tyler (Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation) has posted Essential Policy and Practice Considerations for Facilitating Social Enterprise: Commitment, Connections, Harm, and Accountability, forthcoming in J. Yockey & B. Means, eds., The…
Rank this Week: 656

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    70-Year-Old Man Airlifted from Grand Princess Off the Coast of Washington State

    70-Year-Old Man Airlifted from Grand Princess Off the Coast of Washington State
    No one ever goes on a cruise expecting to need medevac assistance. However, when a medical condition exceeds what the medical staff aboard a cruise can handle, this is a necessary step. This week, a 70-year-old man required a medevac, as his…
  • Aug 15

    Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018

    Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018
    From the beginning, our firm has been dedicated to delivering superior legal services to our clients. Our motto, ‘Integrity First, ... The post Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018 appeared…
  • Aug 11

    Whale Carcass Found Lodged to Bow of Grand Princess in Alaska

    Whale Carcass Found Lodged to Bow of Grand Princess in Alaska
    When you sail through the beautiful waters of Alaska, you are likely expecting to see impressive glaciers and gorgeous landscapes. What you may not be expecting is to see a dead whale attached to the bow of the ship. However, that is exactly…
Rank this Week: 246

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 8

Texas Property Insurance Lawyer…

Texas Property Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance & real estate and property law. By Insurance Law & Real Estate and Property Law.

http://www.texaspropertyinsurancelawyer.com/
  • Aug 18

    ATTENTION PROPERTY OWNERS WITH INSURANCE CLAIMS!!

    ATTENTION PROPERTY OWNERS WITH INSURANCE CLAIMS!!
    New Law Limiting Your Rights Under Your Policy Goes Into Effect September 1 The Texas Legislature passed a law, effective September 1, called the “Hailstorm Bill.” This new law severely limits your rights under your commercial…
  • Jun 6

    What Are Your Limits?

    What Are Your Limits?
    No not those limits. Not the “What is holding you back?” self-help type. I’m talking about something much less exciting. What are your insurance policy limits? In Texas it may be higher than you thought. Continue reading
  • Apr 19

    Prove It!! Proofs of Loss in an Insurance Contract

    Prove It!! Proofs of Loss in an Insurance Contract
    Most commercial insurance policies require a proof of loss when there is a disagreement over the amount of the loss. The Policy usually reads: Action Against Us No one may bring an action against us in any way related to the existence or…
Rank this Week: 936

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/
  • Aug 18

    Water Wars: a “Suspicious” Flotilla that May “Not Mean Anything”

    Water Wars: a “Suspicious” Flotilla that May “Not Mean Anything”
    Some Philippine Leaders Herald a New Era of Cooperation with China, while Others Warn of a Buildup of Chinese Naval and Civilian Vessels near Philippine territory Satellite photograph showing Chinese ships near Thitu (Pag-asa) Island (Photo:…
  • Aug 18

    All the Director's Employees: Data Show the White House Lied about Support for Jim Comey

    All the Director's Employees: Data Show the White House Lied about Support for Jim Comey
    On our Foreign Policy feed, we explain how newly released employee survey data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation disproves the president's claim that former FBI Director James Comey had lost the confidence of the…
  • Aug 18

    The Solitary Executive

    The Solitary Executive
    Traditionally, when referring to the president, a certain shorthand is used: the Obama administration, the Bush presidency, the Clinton White House, Reagan’s executive branch, etc. But these phrases are little more than euphemisms. The…
Rank this Week: 73

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 18

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup
    This week, Ari Glogower (Ohio State) reviews a new work by David Weisbach (Chicago), New View Integration, 71 Tax L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017). David Weisbach’s new work argues that integration methods eliminating the double tax on corporate…
  • Aug 18

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    Richard Abel (UCLA), Book Review of Engines of Anxiety: Academic Rankings, Reputation, and Accountability by Wendy Nelson Espeland and Michael Sauder Bloomberg, Law Deans Argue Over How to Count Jobs They Fund The Daily Californian, Budget…
  • Aug 18

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration
    The Atlantic, The Tax Break Dividing the Republican Party Bloomberg, Cohn Plans to 'Hit the Ground Running' on Tax Reform Bloomberg, Five Questions for Republican Tax Reformers Bloomberg, How Markets Are Reacting to Tax Reform Talks Center on…
Rank this Week: 42

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 231

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
  • Aug 18

    Game Companies Using Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) As Part of Litigation Strategy

    Game Companies Using Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) As Part of Litigation Strategy
    We’ve previously written with updates about inter partes reviews (“IPRs”), where an accused infringer files a petition with the US Patent and Trademark Office arguing that the asserted patent should’ve never been…
  • Aug 18

    Atari sues Nestle over Breakout Advertisement

    Atari sues Nestle over Breakout Advertisement
    Atari Interactive, Inc. v. Nestlé, SANo. 3:17-CV-04803-SK (N.D. Cal. Aug. 17, 2017)On August 17, 2017, Atari Interactive sued Nestlé, alleging that a Nestlé KIT KAT® advertisement titled “Kit Kat:…
  • Aug 11

    Another Nintendo Switch Lawsuit, this time against GameStop

    Another Nintendo Switch Lawsuit, this time against GameStop
    Wireless Accessory Retaining, LLC v. GameStop Corp.No. 2:17-CV-167-RWS (N.D. Ga. Aug. 9, 2017)Fresh on the heels of Gamevice’s lawsuit against Nintendo, which we discussed in a previous post, Wireless Accessory Retaining, LLC has filed…
Rank this Week: 79

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 13

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 697

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
Rank this Week: 143

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on salmonella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Salmonella Papaya Outbreak Spike

    Salmonella Papaya Outbreak Spike
    A total of 173 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Kiambu (51), Salmonella Thompson (111), Salmonella Agona (7), or Salmonella Gaminara (4) have been reported from 21 states. …
  • Aug 11

    More Sickened by Salmonella Tainted Papaya

    More Sickened by Salmonella Tainted Papaya
    As of August 9, 2017, 141 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Kiambu (51) or Salmonella Thompson (90) have been reported from 19 states. Connecticut 5, Delaware 4, Iowa 2, Illinois 2,... Continue…
  • Aug 4

    Salmonella Tainted Papayas Sicken 109

    Salmonella Tainted Papayas Sicken 109
    The CDC reports today that the outbreak investigation has expanded to include another strain of Salmonella. Sixty-four more ill people from 15 states were added to this investigation since the last... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 271