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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/
  • Dec 29

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County
    The News-Gazette recently reported on an investigation conducted by the CU-CitizenAccess group in the Department of Journalism at the University of Illinois. This group researched and investigated 81 nursing homes across Illinois, and found…
  • Dec 26

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley
    We recently posted about the disappointing record attributed to nursing home facilities in Sauk Valley by a nursing home watchdog and advocacy group. In Dixon County, for example, a nursing home was cited after failing to properly observe a…
  • Dec 23

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 163

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Real Sobreity is key to Winning a Michigan Driver's License Restoration Appeal

    Real Sobreity is key to Winning a Michigan Driver's License Restoration Appeal
    The most important thing you need to win a Michigan driver's license restoration appeal is real sobriety. You must have honestly quit drinking, and done so for good. The whole point of the license appeal process is to make sure...
  • Jul 6

    1st Offense DUI in Macomb, Oakland or Wayne County, Michigan

    1st Offense DUI in Macomb, Oakland or Wayne County, Michigan
    For most people facing a 1st offense DUI in Michigan, the case marks their first adult contact with the criminal justice system. The sense of apprehension about what will follow can fill the coming days with a sense of fear...
  • Jul 3

    Driver's License Restoration Appeals in Michigan - The big Picture

    Driver's License Restoration Appeals in Michigan - The big Picture
    I have written rather extensively about the need to be eligible to file for and then win a Michigan driver's license restoration or clearance appeal. In this article, I want to begin with an example of how a little-known facet...
Rank this Week: 260

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/
Rank this Week: 141

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 6

    Monday News and Open Thread

    Monday News and Open Thread
    President Obama just held a news conference on ISIS. I only caught the last 10 minutes. He said we would continue what we've been doing, and that we can't defeat ISIS militarily, we have to defeat their ideology. In Iraq news, the…
  • Jul 5

    Egypt Bans Reporters' Use Of ISIS Terminology

    Egypt Bans Reporters' Use Of ISIS Terminology
    Egypt's Foreign Ministry has issued a new style guide for media coverage of terrorism. It bans the use of the words "ISIS, ISIL or Islamic State." It instructs reporters not to use any religious based terms when referring to terrorist…
  • Jul 4

    The Targeted Killings of the Al Harzi Brothers in Iraq and Syria

    The Targeted Killings of the Al Harzi Brothers in Iraq and Syria
    On June 23, the Pentagon announced Tunisian Ali al Harzi, who was a suspect in the 2012 Benghazi embassy attack, was killed in an airstrike in Mosul, Iraq on June 15. Yesterday, the Pentagon announced his brother, Tariq al Harzi, (pictured…
Rank this Week: 2

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Jul 6

    Two-Car Accident on Baldwin Blvd Leaves Three Injured in Corpus Christi, TX

    Two-Car Accident on Baldwin Blvd Leaves Three Injured in Corpus Christi, TX
    Corpus Christi, TX — The police in Corpus Christi said that a green minivan and a red pickup truck were in a near head-on wreck this past Friday morning, July 3, that left at least three people injured. The accident happened along…
  • Jul 6

    Sandra and Benny Texada Injured in Car Accident in Lufkin, TX

    Sandra and Benny Texada Injured in Car Accident in Lufkin, TX
    Lufkin, TX — Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident in Lufkin, Texas, on Friday, July 3, 2015. The accident happened on Highway 103, near the intersection of Davidson Road, around 2:00 in the afternoon. According to local…
  • Jul 6

    Woman Injured after Car Crash along Highway 264 in Bentonville, AR near Airport

    Woman Injured after Car Crash along Highway 264 in Bentonville, AR near Airport
    Bentonville, AR — There was an accident reported near the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport this past Thursday, July 2, in rural Bentonville that left a woman injured. The accident happened along Highway 264 and it involved a green…
Rank this Week: 110

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/
  • Jul 6

    The Nuts and Bolts of XKEYSCORE

    The Nuts and Bolts of XKEYSCORE
    I've been reading through the 48 classified documents about the NSA's XKEYSCORE system released by the Intercept last week. From the article: The NSA's XKEYSCORE program, first revealed by The Guardian, sweeps up countless people's Internet…
  • Jul 6

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The vote count on the “greferendum” is in, and Greek citizens have decisively voted "no" (or "oxi"). Despite the potential for exorbitant fallout, the Greeks rejected the terms of an international bailout that would have required…
  • Jul 6

    Two Developments in Al Warafi's End of War Challenge

    Two Developments in Al Warafi's End of War Challenge
    I caught development one on social media last week: It seems Judge Royce Lamberth has set a hearing on Mukhtar Al Warafi's bid to end his detention at Guantanamo. The former Taliban medic, as readers well know, claims that assertions by…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
  • Jul 6

    WANT TO BUILD IN HUNTS POINT?

    WANT TO BUILD IN HUNTS POINT?
    NYCEDC Releases Request for Expressions of Interest for Spofford Live/Work Campus in Hunts Point Responses Solicited for Mixed-Use, Live/Work Development to Include Substantial Affordable Housing and High-Quality Employment…
  • Jul 6

    WHAT'S YOUR TAKE ON QUALITY EDUCATION?

    WHAT'S YOUR TAKE ON QUALITY EDUCATION?
    Americans View Quality of Two-Year, Four-Year Colleges Similarly by Justin McCarthy Story Highlights Seven in 10 say quality of four-year college education is excellent or good Nearly as many rate community…
  • Jul 6

    BROWARD'S ANTI-UBER

    BROWARD'S ANTI-UBER
    UBER SUSPENDING OPERATIONS IN BROWARD COUNTY ON JULY 31 Since Uber came to Broward County last August, thousands of local drivers have provided more than one million safe rides throughout the county. And during that time, dozens of…
Rank this Week: 7

Wealth Law Blog

Wealth Law Blog

Covers building, protecting and distributing wealth. By Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP.

http://samuelslaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 6

    Get Your Discounts Before They Are Gone

    Get Your Discounts Before They Are Gone
    The IRS is talking rule changes again.  It may be time to take another look at your estate plan. Family-owned businesses often gift ownership interests in the business to younger generations in an effort to reduce gift or estate tax…
  • Jul 2

    SYK Client Couture Cocktails Mixes Up the Manhattan

    SYK Client Couture Cocktails Mixes Up the Manhattan
    Our client, Couture Cocktails, Inc. is producing a line of premium classic bottled cocktails. Watch the Couture Cocktails interview on KOIN about their Straight Up Manhattans! Look for them in your local liquor store. Learn more on…
  • Jul 2

    Valerie Sasaki Promoted to Partner in the Firm

    Valerie Sasaki Promoted to Partner in the Firm
    Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP is pleased to announce that Valerie Sasaki has been promoted to Partner in the firm. Since joining Samuels Yoelin Kantor in 2012, Ms. Sasaki has specialized in jurisdictional tax consulting, business tax and planning…
Rank this Week: 94

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 6

    Massive gifts make good year for UMCP fundraising

    Massive gifts make good year for UMCP fundraising
    The University of Maryland, College Park left its fiscal 2015 fundraising goal in the dust, raising about $195 million by the end of June. That’s $55 million above the school’s goal. While final figures are still being tallied,…
  • Jul 6

    Bruce DeCourt | ATS

    Bruce DeCourt | ATS
    Business development expert Bruce DeCourt has joined American Technology Services Inc. as a senior account executive, with responsibility for overseeing ATS’s newly opened Baltimore office. DeCourt brings extensive business development…
  • Jul 6

    John Raftery | OFFIT KURMAN

    John Raftery | OFFIT KURMAN
    John Raftery has joined the management committee at Offit Kurman, a law firm with offices in Baltimore. In addition to his business and real estate law practice, Raftery will now also be responsible for administration and top-level…
Rank this Week: 618

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/
  • Jul 6

    Meridian Joint School Dist. No. 2 v. D.A. (9th Cir. - July 6, 2015)

    Meridian Joint School Dist. No. 2 v. D.A. (9th Cir. - July 6, 2015)
    Here's a weird one. At least to an outsider like me.Among other things, the Ninth Circuit vacates and injunction that prohibited a high school student from graduating.  That part doesn't seem strange.  Judge Callahan's opinion on…
  • Jul 3

    People v. Vukodinovich (Cal. Ct. App. - June 29, 2015)

    People v. Vukodinovich (Cal. Ct. App. - June 29, 2015)
    It's the day before July 4.  So everyone's on holiday.  (Except for most lawyers, of course.)  Which means no new opinions.But as we head into the holiday, let's just send a simple message.  You'd think that you wouldn't…
  • Jul 2

    Valley Crest Landscape Development, inc. v. Mission Pools (Cal. Ct. App. - July 2, 2015)

    Valley Crest Landscape Development, inc. v. Mission Pools (Cal. Ct. App. - July 2, 2015)
    How much do you think this fact pattern settles for:"The St. Regis is a resort facility located in Dana Point and is owned by CPH Monarch Hotel, LLC (CPH). . . . On September 15, 2007, Epp dived into the shallow end of one the swimming…
Rank this Week: 420

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 6

    Rakoff and Ninth Circuit Throw Cold Water on Insider Trading Ruling

    Rakoff and Ninth Circuit Throw Cold Water on Insider Trading Ruling
    Judge Jed Rakoff and a federal appeals court in California signaled skepticism with last year's appellate ruling that Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has said complicated efforts to prosecute insider trading cases.
  • Jul 6

    Incoming Law Dean Says He Demanded Pay Cut Before Taking Job

    Incoming Law Dean Says He Demanded Pay Cut Before Taking Job
    Are law school deans responsible for preventing the next Abraham Lincoln from discovering his or her true potential? The suggestion comes from a soon-to-be dean, Vikram Amar, in an announcement naming him the next head of University of…
  • Jul 6

    AM Roundup: Eric Holder’s Next Job

    AM Roundup: Eric Holder’s Next Job
    Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
Rank this Week: 189

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Jul 6

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.06.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.06.15
    * Is Apple Music an antitrust violation, a second-rate streaming music provider, or both. Probably both. [Dorf on Law] * Former Goldman employee Sergey Aleynikov acquitted... again. Who would have thought Cyrus Vance's trumped up show trial…
  • Jul 6

    Non-Comprehensive Ranking Of Idiots Who Blew Themselves Up.

    Non-Comprehensive Ranking Of Idiots Who Blew Themselves Up.
    If fireworks were illegal, these people would be alive and uninjured today.
  • Jul 6

    The Possibility Of Marijuana Plant Patent

    The Possibility Of Marijuana Plant Patent
    Patents may soon be joining state-law trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, as an effective way to protect cannabis intellectual property.
Rank this Week: 9

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

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 167

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: 4

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Discusses of compliance, conflicts, intake and other risk issues for law firm risk professionals.

http://www.lawfirmrisk.com/
  • Jul 6

    Risk News: Screening, Security (ISO 27001) and Cloud Concerns (or Not)

    Risk News: Screening, Security (ISO 27001) and Cloud Concerns (or Not)
    For those in the US, Happy post-Fourth of July. Here's a set of interesting updates to kick of the month on a variety of topics. First up: "DC Bar Revisiting Ethical Screening: Comments Sought on Move to Amend Rules 1.10, 1.15, and 7.1" --…
  • Jun 18

    Risk News: Conflicts (Quirky, Canadian or Common) Collide Consent & Cost

    Risk News: Conflicts (Quirky, Canadian or Common) Collide Consent & Cost
    It's not every day we quote the Hollywood Reporter (and our television habits trend towards more towards episodic drama -- IP claims about who really-but-fictionally invented the infamous Coke commercial is the debate du jour in your…
  • Jun 17

    Cost of Changing Lawyers and Lawyers Changing (Malpractice, Billing, Conflicts and Other Allegations)

    Cost of Changing Lawyers and Lawyers Changing (Malpractice, Billing, Conflicts and Other Allegations)
    Some interesting allegations and updates making news. First: "Telstra has tripped over a legal conflict of interest issue as it fights a patent infringement claim" -- "Telstra has been sideswiped by conflict of interest issues after…
Rank this Week: 377

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    Call for Submissions: Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law

    Call for Submissions: Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law
    The Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law has issued a call for submissions on the theme "Contemporary Armed Conflicts and their Implications for International Humanitarian Law" for its forthcoming volume 18. The call is here.
  • Jul 6

    Call for Submissions: Transnational Environmental Law

    Call for Submissions: Transnational Environmental Law
    Transnational Environmental Law has issued a call for submissions for a special issue in recognition of its fifth anniversary. The theme is: "Common but Differentiated Responsibilities." The call is here.
  • Jul 6

    Fichtelberg: Hybrid Tribunals: A Comparative Examination

    Fichtelberg: Hybrid Tribunals: A Comparative Examination
    Aaron Fichtelberg (Univ. of Delaware - Sociology and Criminal Justice) has published Hybrid Tribunals: A Comparative Examination (Springer 2015). Here's the abstract:This book examines hybrid tribunals created in Sierra Leone, Kosovo,…
Rank this Week: 115

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    9 Investigates uncovers proposed plan to make sex offenders pay yearly fee

    9 Investigates uncovers proposed plan to make sex offenders pay yearly fee
    Given the registry does nothing more than satisfy folks who want to know where registrants sleep for a few hours of a day, lets those folks pay for it! The registry already damages those on it.. 7-6-15 Florida: ORLANDO, Fla. — Sheriff's…
  • Jul 6

    Mary Devoy: Has Virginia's sex offender registry kept us safe?

    Mary Devoy: Has Virginia's sex offender registry kept us safe?
    Further proof that Lawmakers want only what keeps them in office.. 7-6-15 Virginia: Recently, Gov. Terry McAuliffe set up an independent commission to look at the 20 years since parole was abolished and determine whether it should be…
  • Jul 4

    After their sentences are complete, sexually violent predators are allowed to register as 'homeless'

    After their sentences are complete, sexually violent predators are allowed to register as 'homeless'
    7-4-15 Colorado: DENVER - A recently released sexually violent predator registered his Denver address as "homeless," which turns out to be a common occurrence. Earlier this week, Denver police posted a community notification on…
Rank this Week: 43

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Jul 6

    Donald Trump Sued Scotland

    Donald Trump Sued Scotland
    It might be easier at this point to compile a list of those Donald Trump hasn't sued, but in this Daily Beast article ("Donald Trump Sued Everyone but His Hairdresser"), Olivia Nuzzi has put together an impressive partial list…
  • Jul 6

    A Bit of Parliamentary Jiggery-Pokery

    A Bit of Parliamentary Jiggery-Pokery
    Another possible source for Justice Scalia's vocabulary choices (see "The Argle-Bargle Over This Jiggery-Pokery Is Pure Applesauce" (June 25) might be the House of Commons. Reader Chris C. noticed this example on YouTube: "Jiggery-pokery" is…
  • Jul 2

    Man Ordered to Pay for Shooting Down Trespassing Drone

    Man Ordered to Pay for Shooting Down Trespassing Drone
    Many of you will be outside this weekend, so a little drone advice seems timely. Or maybe it's shotgun advice. Take your pick. Ars Technica reported recently that a drone operator in California had prevailed in a legal dispute…
Rank this Week: 835

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: 8

General Counselor

General Counselor

Provides employment and labor law news and commentary. By Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

http://general-counselor.com
  • Jul 6

    Fair Labor Standards Act Proposed Revisions Just Released

    Fair Labor Standards Act Proposed Revisions Just Released
    The U.S. Department of Labor just released its highly anticipated proposed revisions to the “white collar” exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act, which will significantly expand the number of workers who will be eligible for…
  • Jun 8

    Continued Employment Constitutes Sufficient Consideration for Restrictive Covenant

    Continued Employment Constitutes Sufficient Consideration for Restrictive Covenant
    E. Jason Tremblay Wisconsin Supreme Court: Continued Employment Constitutes Sufficient Consideration for Restrictive Covenants in Wisconsin Resolving previously unsettled law in Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Supreme Court recently held in…
  • Jun 4

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Religious Accommodation Under Title VII

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Religious Accommodation Under Title VII
    Megan Toth U.S. Supreme Court Rules That a Request for a Religious Accommodation Is not Required to Maintain a Title VII Claim On June 1, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion on the much anticipated Equal…
Rank this Week: 492

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    The BigLaw Firm, Branding, and Television

    The BigLaw Firm, Branding, and Television
    Jordan Furlong, Edge International, muses on the links between Law & Order (as delivered by Big TV) and, well, law and order (as delivered by Big Law). More here from his post at Bloomberg Law's Legal Communities BigLaw Business Blog.Mr.…
  • Jul 6

    Lawyers, Taxi Drivers, and the Collaborative Economy, Oh, My

    Lawyers, Taxi Drivers, and the Collaborative Economy, Oh, My
    Mark A. Cohen, CEO of Legal Mosiac, compares lawyers and cab drivers, in this post at Bloomberg BNA's Legal Communities Blog.Mr. Cohen begins:Lawyers and cabbies have several things in common: (1) if their meter is not down, they are not…
  • Jul 4

    Updating Agatha Christie

    Updating Agatha Christie
    The Agatha Christie estate, led by Mathew Pritchard, Dame Agatha's grandson, is plotting to re-invigorate the brand by livening up the writer's traditionally "cosy" stories with lots of murders--apparently more than she originally wrote. And…
Rank this Week: 398

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    A Festschrift for Richard H. Helmholz

    A Festschrift for Richard H. Helmholz
    I’m very pleased to note the publication of the festschrift Studies in Canon Law and Common Law in Honor of R. H. Helmholz, edited by Troy L. Harris (Berkeley: The Robbins Collection, 2015).  “Richard Helmholz is a scholar,…
  • Jul 5

    Hovenkamp on "Classical" American Patent Law

    Hovenkamp on "Classical" American Patent Law
    Herbert J. Hovenkamp, University of Iowa College of Law, on The Emergence of Classical American Patent Law.An important historical debate has developed about whether the American Constitution was intended to be "classical" -- a term referring…
  • Jul 5

    Sunday Book Roundup

    Sunday Book Roundup
    There's plenty of Fourth of July and Founding Fathers themed book reviews and even a review of our blog's founder's most recent book. Here's a quick list of book reviews for weekend reading.Mary Dudziak's War Time: An Idea, Its History, Its…
Rank this Week: 46

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

Covers global developments in labor and employment law. By Greenberg Traurig.

http://www.gtleblog.com/
Rank this Week: 391

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 295

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Jul 6

    Court of Chancery Again Looks to Merger Price in Appraisal Ruling

    Court of Chancery Again Looks to Merger Price in Appraisal Ruling
    The Delaware Court of Chancery this week held that the “fair value” payable in a statutory appraisal proceeding was less than the merger price. LongPath Capital, LLC v. Ramtron Int’l Corp., C.A. No. 8094-VCP (Del. Ch. June…
  • Jul 6

    Proxy Access: The 2015 Proxy Season and Beyond

    Proxy Access: The 2015 Proxy Season and Beyond
    Although the 2015 annual meeting season is still winding down, there is no doubt that proxy access has gained considerable momentum and will remain a front-and-center corporate governance issue for the foreseeable future. For the boards of…
  • Jul 6

    DGCL Amendments Authorize Exclusive Forum Provisions and Prohibit Fee-Shifting Provision

    DGCL Amendments Authorize Exclusive Forum Provisions and Prohibit Fee-Shifting Provision
    A great deal of attention has been paid over the past few years to efforts made by corporations to control in which courts internal corporate claims may be brought or to compel unsuccessful plaintiffs in internal corporate claims to pay the…
Rank this Week: 126

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/
  • Jul 6

    Pozen on Privacy-Privacy Tradeoff

    Pozen on Privacy-Privacy Tradeoff
    David Pozen (Columbia Law School) has posted Privacy-Privacy Tradeoffs (University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Legal and policy debates about privacy revolve around conflicts between privacy and other…
  • Jul 6

    Coan & Desai on the Difficulty of Amendment & Interpretive Choice (And a Comment)

    Coan & Desai on the Difficulty of Amendment & Interpretive Choice (And a Comment)
    Andrew Coan and Anuj C. Desai (University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Wisconsin Law School) has posted Difficulty of Amendment and Interpretive Choice on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The extreme difficulty of…
  • Jul 6

    Dagan, Kreitner, & Kricheli‐Katz on Legal Theory & Empirical Legal Studie

    Dagan, Kreitner, & Kricheli‐Katz on Legal Theory & Empirical Legal Studie
    Hanoch Dagan (Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law), Roy Kreitner (Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law), Tamar Kricheli‐Katz (Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law) have posted Legal Theory for Legal Empiricists…
Rank this Week: 60

New York Court Watcher

New York Court Watcher

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

http://www.newyorkcourtwatcher.com/
  • Jul 6

    Marriage Decision: Recap

    Marriage Decision: Recap
    Disclosure: No surprise to readers of New York Court Watcher or anyone who knows me, I am extremely pleased that the Supreme Court has recognized the equal right of same-sex couples to marry. My personal opinion aside, here's an unadorned…
  • Jul 2

    Supreme Court Wrap Ups (On Air Commentary)

    Supreme Court Wrap Ups (On Air Commentary)
    The last several days have been a whirlwind of on air interviews about the Supreme Court's end-of-term decisions: Obamacare subsidies, same-sex marriage, lethal injection, etc. Plus, at the state level, New York Court of Appeals Judge Susan…
  • Jun 29

    Update--Supremely Polarized: Partisanship Continues to Prevail

    Update--Supremely Polarized: Partisanship Continues to Prevail
    (We'll return to the Recaps--last week's marriage decision and then today's on lethal injection. But first, let's update last week's "Supremely Polarized" post.) We've discussed and documented the politically partisan voting on…
Rank this Week: 939

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    Crash in Idaho Falls injures six.

    Crash in Idaho Falls injures six.
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Jul 5

    Crash near Wendell claims one

    Crash near Wendell claims one
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jul 5

    Crash near Wendell claims one

    Crash near Wendell claims one
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 290

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jul 6

    Attention Present and Past Coauthors: Get a Mac So We Can Switch to Page

    Attention Present and Past Coauthors: Get a Mac So We Can Switch to Page
    If you are now or ever wish to be a coauthor of mine, please -- pretty please -- switch to a Mac so we can use pages. Microsoft Word for Macs has crashed on me twice this am when trying to save a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Jul 4

    Bishop on Professor Bainbridge on S.B. 75 and the Delaware Bar

    Bishop on Professor Bainbridge on S.B. 75 and the Delaware Bar
    Keith Paul Bishop blogs about my new article (Fee Shifting: Delaware's Self-Inflicted Wound; available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2624750). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 3

    Behrens & Hitchcock Ode to Picasso (Napa Valley) 2006 w/ BBQ Chicken

    Behrens & Hitchcock Ode to Picasso (Napa Valley) 2006 w/ BBQ Chicken
    Dinner tonight was barbecued chicken, corn on the cob, and watermelon. I used store bought BBQ sauce (Stubbs Original) on free range skin-on, bone-in breasts and thighs. I brined the chicken for 1... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
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IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    Never too late: if you missed the IPKat last week ...

    Never too late: if you missed the IPKat last week ...
    Here once again is our ever-dependable friend Alberto Bellan's take on last week's substantive Katposts, specially designed to facilitate a swift catch-up for those good folk whose professional, academic, commercial or romantic commitments…
  • Jul 6

    Monday miscellany

    Monday miscellany
    Two heads can be more effective than one,at least if they can think independently ..."Who are the addressees of the InfoSoc three-step test?" Readers of the 1709 Blog may have noticed fellow Kat Eleonora's excited post this morning which…
  • Jul 6

    The General Court Declines to visit Nagoya - challenges inadmissible

    The General Court Declines to visit Nagoya - challenges inadmissible
    This Kat reported that August that German and Dutch associations of plant breeders had challenged EU Regulation 511/2014 (the Regulation implementing the Nagoya Protocol and setting out compliance measures for EU users) before the…
Rank this Week: 143

The Law Offices of Gordon P.…

The Law Offices of Gordon P. Firemark

Covers art, entertainment law, film finance and intellectual property.

http://firemark.com
  • Jul 6

    Producer vs. Director. 2nd Circuit: “No director copyright”

    Producer vs. Director. 2nd Circuit: “No director copyright”
    The Hollywood Reporter last week reported that the 2nd Circuit has ruled against a director’s claim of ownership in his individual contribution to a film.    The case involved a short film called “Heads Up”,…
  • Jul 3

    On liberty and independence

    On liberty and independence
    On this Independence Day weekend, I'm reflecting on the brave men who, in 1776, stood up to authority of the King of England and declared their (our) independence, beginning to craft a new nation founded on principles of liberty and justice…
  • Jun 25

    Entertainment Law Update Podcast 64

    Entertainment Law Update Podcast 64
    The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located…
Rank this Week: 717

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 6

    Has any post-Johnson ACCA (or career offender) prisoner litigation now gotten started?

    Has any post-Johnson ACCA (or career offender) prisoner litigation now gotten started?
    The question in the title of this post is my post-holiday follow-up thought in light of my prior posts here and here and here concerning the uncertain (but surely significant) fall-out from the Supreme Court's big ruling in Johnson v....
  • Jul 6

    "Dividing Crime, Multiplying Punishments"

    "Dividing Crime, Multiplying Punishments"
    The title of this post is the title of this interesting article by John Stinneford which was recently updated on SSRN. Here is the abstract: When the government wants to impose exceptionally harsh punishment on a criminal defendant, one of...
  • Jul 6

    Did Justice Department during AG Eric Holder's tenure really do "as much as [they] could" on criminal justice reform?

    Did Justice Department during AG Eric Holder's tenure really do "as much as [they] could" on criminal justice reform?
    The question in the title of this post is my (somewhat muted) reaction to a key quote from this newly published Q&A interview with former Attorney General Eric Holder. Let me quote the Q&A passage of interest here and then...
Rank this Week: 266

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jul 6

    After Board Closes UNC Law School Poverty Center, Gene Nichol Launches New Poverty Research Fund

    After Board Closes UNC Law School Poverty Center, Gene Nichol Launches New Poverty Research Fund
    Following up on my previous post, North Carolina Senate Cuts $3 Million From UNC Law School Budget: 'The Gene Nichol Transfer Amendment': WRAL, Nichol Opens New Research Project at UNC Law: The Center on Poverty at UNC School of Law may have…
  • Jul 6

    Lipshaw: Law Schools Whose Rankings Are Helped (Or Hurt) By Their Law Review

    Lipshaw: Law Schools Whose Rankings Are Helped (Or Hurt) By Their Law Review
    Following up on last week's post, 2015 Brophy Law School Rankings: Median LSAT, Full-Time J.D.-Required Jobs, And Law Review Citations: Jeff Lipshaw (Suffolk), Playing With Al Brophy's Alternative Law School Rankings - Student Centered vs.…
  • Jul 6

    The Tax Underpinnings Of The Greek Financial Crisi

    The Tax Underpinnings Of The Greek Financial Crisi
    Washington Post, Why Greece and Germany Just Don’t Get Along, in 15 Charts: Despite a crisis that has sometimes threatened the global economy — and maybe today, still does — Greece and Germany have just not been able to get along. Both…
Rank this Week: 38

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Jul 6

    Do your clients ever complain? Good!

    Do your clients ever complain? Good!
    Amazon delivered my new mechanical keyboard and mouse. Everything is good. I’m a happy camper. I got an email from the company that fulfilled the order for the mouse. Did everything arrive in good shape? Any issues? They provided me…
  • Jul 3

    Would you hire you?

    Would you hire you?
    I’ve got a question for you. Something for you to ponder over this weekend. Don’t just answer and move on, give this a bit of thought because it is important. The question is, “Would you hire you?” Knowing what you…
  • Jul 2

    If The Three Stooges managed your law firm

    If The Three Stooges managed your law firm
    “Moe, Larry the Cheese!” If that puts a smile on your face and brings back memories of your silliness-obsessed youth, welcome to my world. If you don’t get the reference, I’ll meet you in Niagara Falls. I confess, as a…
Rank this Week: 638

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 74

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    The Court Will Hear Oral Argument Tomorrow Morning on Amarin’s First Amendment Challenge to FDA Off-Label Regulation

    The Court Will Hear Oral Argument Tomorrow Morning on Amarin’s First Amendment Challenge to FDA Off-Label Regulation
    The briefing is complete on Amarin’s motion for preliminary injunction.  The parties and several amici have all weighed in, and the court will hear oral argument tomorrow.  To this point, there has been significant back…
  • Jul 2

    No Innovator Liability: National Drug Code Saves the Day

    No Innovator Liability: National Drug Code Saves the Day
    This is a quick-hit post as we head into the Independence Day holiday weekend.  The Southern District of West Virginia’s order this week in McNair v. Johnson & Johnson, No. 2:14-17463, 2015 WL 3935787 (S.D. W. Va. June 26,…
  • Jul 1

    Consumer Food Fraud Claim Sinks in Arkansas Safe Harbor

    Consumer Food Fraud Claim Sinks in Arkansas Safe Harbor
     On this date in 1896 the Dutch completed the harbor at IJmuiden.  (That capital J is not a mistake.  The I and J go together as a digraph, and they form a ligature that effectively makes up a single letter in the Dutch…
Rank this Week: 804

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation case law, medical benefits and news, litigation, and settlement topics. By Brilliant & Neiman, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 924

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 340

Los Angeles Insurance Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance law. By Joshua Haffner.

http://www.losangelesinsurancelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 928

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/
Rank this Week: 105

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    3 Things to Know for Holiday and Summer Safety

    3 Things to Know for Holiday and Summer Safety
    One of my favorite holidays, the Fourth of July, celebrating our Nation’s Independence, has just passed. It’s the time to celebrate our nation’s formation and relax, wherever you might be, with family and friends over the…
  • Jun 15

    5 Things You Need To Do For Safe Swimming

    5 Things You Need To Do For Safe Swimming
    Georgia, unfortunately, often leads the nation in pool and spa deaths.  2015 appears as if it will be no exception. Already, in the month of May alone, three children have died in Georgia pools or spas.  Fortunately, there are…
  • Jun 4

    Recent Recalls: How will they affect me?

    Recent Recalls: How will they affect me?
            In recent months, a series of serious automotive recalls has hit the headlines. Two major companies, Takata and General Motors, have begun issuing recalls of millions of cars due to defective safety features. For…
Rank this Week: 688

Switchboard

Switchboard

Covers global warming, energy and climate issues, pollution and oil dependence. From the Natural Resources Defense Council.

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
Rank this Week: 137

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    IPAB & CMS: Everything old is new again

    IPAB & CMS: Everything old is new again
    So, just shy of 5 years ago, barely 7 months into The ObamaTax, we caught this:"Under the new policy, outlined in a Medicare regulation, the government will pay doctors who advise patients on options for end-of-life care, which may include…
  • Jul 6

    Even the Left Admit

    Even the Left Admit
    that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is no affordable.Commonwealth says 23% of insured people between age 19 and 64 are underinsured, double when it looked in 2003.In other words, these people are finding themselves facing enormous…
  • Jul 6

    Obamacrushed! Ohio Small Employers to See Huge Premium Increases in 2016

    Obamacrushed! Ohio Small Employers to See Huge Premium Increases in 2016
    Remember when Obama said that all the haters of his "Signature Achievement" were telling "tall tales" including one that Obamacare was going to increase premiums for small businesses? Then he had his minions at HHS create transitional…
Rank this Week: 758

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 314