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Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Aug 26

    Judge Rejects GM’s Bid to Stop Faulty Ignition Switch Lawsuit That Spurred Recall

    Judge Rejects GM’s Bid to Stop Faulty Ignition Switch Lawsuit That Spurred Recall
    A state judge is allowing the wrongful death lawsuit that first brought to light General Motors' faulty ignition switch problem to be reopened. The automaker had sought to have the auto products liability case, which had already been settled,…
  • Aug 23

    Hyundai Fined $17 Million For Failing to Report Brake Defect

    Hyundai Fined $17 Million For Failing to Report Brake Defect
    According to an article published by the National Trial Lawyers, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that Hyundai will pay $17.35 million in civil penalties and comply with NHTSA oversight requirements for…
Rank this Week: 251

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

http://www.delawarebusinesslitigation.com/
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim
    Silverberg v. Gold, C.A. 7646-VCP (December 31, 2013) Under Delaware law, a so-called Brophy claim seeks to recover the profits made by trading on insider information. Showing that material insider information was available is not…
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability
    Grace v. Ashbridge LLC, C.A. 8348-VCN (December 31, 2013) In general, a successor entity is not liable for its predecessor's obligations when there has been a fundamental change in the identity of the entity.  Here, the Court held…
  • Aug 21

    Court Of Chancery Declines To Intervene In Arbitration

    Court Of Chancery Declines To Intervene In Arbitration
    LG Electronics, Inc. v InterDigital Communications Inc., C.A. 9747-VCL (August 20, 2014) This is the first decision by the Court of Chancery that dismissed a case over which it has jurisdiction because an arbitration proceeding had been filed…
Rank this Week: 580

Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

Covers investment fraud involving auction-rate securities, credit rating agencies, hedge funds and mortgage-backed securities. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.institutionalinvestorsecuritiesblog.com/
  • Dec 29

    Wells Fargo Reaches $591 Million Mortgage Deal with Fannie Mae

    Wells Fargo Reaches $591 Million Mortgage Deal with Fannie Mae
    Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) has arrived at a $591 million mortgage settlement with Fannie Mae (FNMA). The arrangement resolves claims that the banking institution sold faulty mortgages to the government run-home loan financier and covers…
  • Aug 26

    FINRA Claims Wedbush Securities Engaged in Supervisory and Anti-Money Laundering Violation

    FINRA Claims Wedbush Securities Engaged in Supervisory and Anti-Money Laundering Violation
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has filed a disciplinary complaint against Wedbush Securities Inc. that accuses the firm of violations related to anti-money laundering and systemic supervision. The self-regulatory organization…
  • Aug 23

    Bank of America to Pay $16.65 Billion to Settle DOJ Mortgage Probe

    Bank of America to Pay $16.65 Billion to Settle DOJ Mortgage Probe
    Bank of America (BAC) and the U.S. Department of Justice have arrived at a $16.65 billion mortgage settlement. Under the agreement, the lender will pay $9.65 billion to the DOJ, the SEC, other government agencies, and six states. The…
Rank this Week: 662

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Sep 15

    Scholarship luncheon to benefit Hispanic law student

    Scholarship luncheon to benefit Hispanic law student
    The Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas Foundation will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Houston for its annual scholarship luncheon, which provides financial support to six law students who best exemplify…
  • Aug 29

    Member Benefits - Insurance

    Member Benefits - Insurance
    Summer’s winding down. It’s a great time to make sure you’ve got the insurance coverage you need – and your State Bar of Texas Member Discount Program has lots of ways to save on products to help you protect what…
  • Aug 28

    Violence and Attorneys--Time for a Wake-up Call?

    Violence and Attorneys--Time for a Wake-up Call?
    By John G. Browning We usually don’t consider the practice of law to be a dangerous profession, nestled as we normally are behind desks. But as the articles in the upcoming September issue of the Texas Bar Journal illustrate, violence…
Rank this Week: 643

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.miamipersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 10

    Heavy Summer Rains Cause Accidents in South Florida

    Heavy Summer Rains Cause Accidents in South Florida
    South Florida summers are well known for their deluge of heavy rains. In Florida, heavy rain can strike unexpectedly and often leads to car accidents. Our recent wet weather has caused several accidents throughout the Miami-Dade area, and…
  • Sep 3

    Amusement Park Accident

    Amusement Park Accident
    When people think about the injuries that happen at theme and water parks throughout Florida, the images of roller coasters derailing, safety bars failing to engage, and other dramatic events likely spring to mind, but there are many more…
  • Aug 31

    Poor Lighting and Dangerous Accident

    Poor Lighting and Dangerous Accident
    Safety depends on many things, but one of the most critical components is having lighting sufficient to illuminate interior and exterior areas as well as walkways in order to keep people safe from preventable accidents and violent crimes. …
Rank this Week: 950

Federal Evidence Review Blog

Federal Evidence Review Blog

Covers cases and issues on the Federal Rules of Evidence.

http://federalevidence.com/blog
  • Sep 2

    Dealing With The Failure To Provide Written Notice To Introduce Business Records Under FRE 902(11)

    Dealing With The Failure To Provide Written Notice To Introduce Business Records Under FRE 902(11)
    SecondCircuitMap.png In mortgage fraud prosecution, government provided oral notice of its intent to introduce self-authenticating business records but failed to provide written notice as required under FRE 902(11); Second…
  • Sep 1

    Celebrating Labor Day

    Celebrating Labor Day
    Flags.JPG The Federal Evidence Blog returns on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Enjoy the Labor Day holiday. Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday in September. See 5 U.S.C. § 6103 (federal holidays).
  • Aug 29

    Bursting The Mailbox Rule Presumption

    Bursting The Mailbox Rule Presumption
    Mailbox.jpg Third Circuit considers the operation of the mailbox rule presumption under FRE 301 and the circumstances in which the presumption may be rebutted; circuit distinguishes between strong and weak presumptions;…
Rank this Week: 723

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/
  • Sep 1

    Osler & Bennett on Mass Incarceration

    Osler & Bennett on Mass Incarceration
    Mark William Osler (University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota)) & Mark W. Bennett (U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)) have posted A 'Holocaust in Slow Motion?' America's Mass Incarceration and the Role of…
  • Sep 1

    Gilles on Casey's Balancing Test & Elective Abortion

    Gilles on Casey's Balancing Test & Elective Abortion
    Stephen G. Gilles (Quinnipiac University School of Law) has posted Why the Right to Elective Abortion Fails Casey's Own Interest-Balancing Methodology -- And Why it Matters on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the…
  • Sep 1

    Gold & Miller on the Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law

    Gold & Miller on the Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law
    Andrew S. Gold and Paul B. Miller (DePaul University - College of Law and McGill University Faculty of Law) have posted Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (In: Andrew S. Gold & Paul B. Miller, eds., Philosophical…
Rank this Week: 19

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

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Sep 1

    Introducing Guest Blogger Sarah Adams-Schoene

    Introducing Guest Blogger Sarah Adams-Schoene
    This month we welcome Sarah Adams-Schoene to our ranks for a visit. Sarah Adams-Schoen is an Assistant Professor of Law and the Director of the Institute on Land Use & Sustainable Development Law at Touro Law. She has a B.A.,...
  • Sep 1

    Willamette Law now offering summaries of Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals decisions and orders online

    Willamette Law now offering summaries of Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals decisions and orders online
    Jeff Litwak (Columbia River Gorge Comm'n) sends the following news: Last month, Willamette Law Online began summarizing decisions and orders of the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals and making them available through its WLO subscription…
  • Sep 1

    Introducing Guest Blogger Celeste Pagano

    Introducing Guest Blogger Celeste Pagano
    Sepetmeber is here and that means our guest bloggers are rotating. We heartily welcome Celeste Pagano to the Land Use Profs Blog for a stint. Celeste Pagano is a Visiting Research Fellow at DePaul University College of Law. She held...
Rank this Week: 133

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Sep 1

    SCIENCE IN THE HANDS OF ANGRY LIBERAL ARTS…

    SCIENCE IN THE HANDS OF ANGRY LIBERAL ARTS MAJORS:  That DOJ attorneys are threatening scientists with criminal prosecution for the "return" of Kennewick Man, to Indian tribes whose ancestors were in Siberia when he died, is disgraceful.…
  • Sep 1

    AND HOLLYWOOD WONDERS WHY DOMESTIC BOX…

    AND HOLLYWOOD WONDERS WHY DOMESTIC BOX OFFICE IS DECLINING: An "Abortion Rom-Com" "The movie isn’t saying that abortions are funny. It’s saying that people are funny.” And people who procure and provide abortions are doubly…
  • Sep 1

    YOU NEVER LEAVE A MAN BEHIND!…

    YOU NEVER LEAVE A MAN BEHIND! Unfortunately, we all too often leave man's best friend behind: Even if it did come at some additional cost, so what? Going by simple cost-benefit analysis, the military wouldn't go to such great lengths to…
Rank this Week: 154

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 23

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Sep 1

    Board of Trustees to "officially" vote on Salaita appointment in about 10 day

    Board of Trustees to "officially" vote on Salaita appointment in about 10 day
    Several friends and readers have sent along this news, namely, that the Chancellor has forwarded Salaita's appointment to the Board of Trustees. The happy scenario is that the University is going to relent and the appointment will actually be…
  • Sep 1

    Scientists and engineers: please join the boycott of Illinoi

    Scientists and engineers: please join the boycott of Illinoi
    There is a letter from Alan Sokal (Physics, NYU) explaining the reasons for the boycott; you should post your name in the comments there to indicate that you are joining the boycott. I know some physicists, biologists, mathematicians, medical…
  • Sep 1

    "Public" school funding in the US

    "Public" school funding in the US
    This is telling, and makes the US, once again, an outlier among wealthy nations.
Rank this Week: 65

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Sep 1

    More on Cunningham's Berkshire Beyond Buffett

    More on Cunningham's Berkshire Beyond Buffett
    Larry Cunningham has a further post on his forthcoming book, Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values, over at Concurring Opinions. The post includes an excerpt from Chapter 8 of the book, Autonomy, and links to the full text...
  • Sep 1

    Government & Business: Is a Governor More Powerful Than a Corporate CEO?

    Government & Business: Is a Governor More Powerful Than a Corporate CEO?
    On Friday, Bill Haslam, the Governor of the State of Tennessee, spoke at a session sponsored by the C. Warren Neel Corporate Governance Center on The University of Tennessee's Knoxville campus. He is our former city mayor and a hometown...
  • Sep 1

    If Legal Education Were a Phone Company, We'd All Have Land Line

    If Legal Education Were a Phone Company, We'd All Have Land Line
    I began my twenty-ninth year of law school teaching this week. It has now been thirty-six years since I entered law school as a student. Except for four years of practice, I have been there ever since. The world has...
Rank this Week: 415

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 1

    DARPA Open Catalog

    DARPA Open Catalog
    “Welcome to the DARPA Open Catalog, which contains a curated list of DARPA-sponsored software and peer-reviewed publications. DARPA sponsors fundamental and applied research in a variety of areas including data science, cyber, anomaly…
  • Sep 1

    New on LLRX – How to choose Web-based legal software

    New on LLRX – How to choose Web-based legal software
    Via LLRX.com - How to choose Web-based legal software: More and more lawyers are moving to Web-based legal software because it’s convenient, provides 24/7 on-the-go-access to case-related information, and is affordable. Lawyer…
  • Sep 1

    Report – Stimulus and Fiscal Consolidation

    Report – Stimulus and Fiscal Consolidation
    Stimulus and Fiscal Consolidation: The Evidence and Implications, Dean Baker and David Rosnick. Center for Economic and Policy Research, July 2014.   “This analysis looks at the evidence on the effects of stimulus packages and…
Rank this Week: 22

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Plagiarism in Korea

    Plagiarism in Korea
    David Volodzko discusses Korea’s Plagiarism Problem Within the article:What is uniquely Korean then, is its culture of education. Shaming public figures if and when they happen to get caught is no solution and if Korean schools…
  • Aug 31

    Washington Times reports on Ruichuan IPR Funds: the deck may be stacked against American companies in China

    Washington Times reports on Ruichuan IPR Funds: the deck may be stacked against American companies in China
    A Washington Times post begins:When the Chinese government announced in April it was establishing a government-controlled patent-operations fund in April, there were few people besides Asian trade analysts who gave the news much attentionThe…
  • Aug 31

    CBS Sunday Morning on August 31, 2014

    CBS Sunday Morning on August 31, 2014
    Lee Cowan sits in for Charles Osgood. The cover story is by Martha Teichner. Forbes: best companies to work for. What workers really want. Second, Ather Hussein cameraman from Iraq. Third, Serena Altschul on Christopher Cross. Fourth,…
Rank this Week: 36

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/
  • Sep 1

    For Now, Federal Courts Are Protecting Abortion Access, But Will It Last?

    For Now, Federal Courts Are Protecting Abortion Access, But Will It Last?
    MSNBC: Fragile victories for abortion access in the South, by Irin Carmon: In a single weekend, with temporary wins for abortion providers in Louisiana and Texas, one fact became ever clearer: The federal courts are the only thing standing…
  • Sep 1

    Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement of Louisiana Admitting Privileges Law

    Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement of Louisiana Admitting Privileges Law
    The Wall Street Journal: Judge Blocks Enforcement of New Louisiana Abortion Law, by Cameron McWhirter: Restrictive New Law Goes Into Effect Monday, But Doctors, Clinics Can't Be Penalized for Not Complying A federal judge in Baton Rouge, La.,…
  • Aug 30

    Call for Applications: Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court

    Call for Applications: Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court
    U.S. Feminist Judgments Project -- Call for Applications: The U.S. Feminist Judgments Project seeks contributors of revised opinions and commentary for an edited collection entitled Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States…
Rank this Week: 76

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 14

LawBiz Blog

LawBiz Blog

Covers buying and selling a practice, law firm management and legal marketing. By Ed Poll.

http://www.lawbizblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Happy Labor Day

    Happy Labor Day
    During the Labor Day holiday, we spent some time traveling to several “food spots” in Los Angeles that were highlighted by the food editor of the Los Angeles Times.  One of them was Bulgarini Gelato, maker of one of the best…
  • Aug 28

    LawBiz® Legal Pad: Why Marketing Matters for Lawyers, Part 1

    LawBiz® Legal Pad: Why Marketing Matters for Lawyers, Part 1
    Factors to Consider When Marketing You Firm: -Have a Marketing Plan -Consider the commonality between you and prospective clients. -Play the Numbers Game -The more people you can get in front of; the better the chance of someone engaging you.…
  • Aug 24

    A global market react

    A global market react
    As we begin to look at how the profession will change in 2015 and beyond, we must look at the Australian market. Here, large accounting firms are  adding major law practice components to their stable of professionals. In at least two…
Rank this Week: 573

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Sep 1

    J. Edgar Hoover, LBJ, and George Hamilton, together again.

    J. Edgar Hoover, LBJ, and George Hamilton, together again.
    The Philadelphia Inquirer reported a fascinating story about how LBJ employed the FBI and his personal attorney/Supreme Court appointee Abe Fortas to investigate actor George Hamilton, back when he was dating LBJ's daughter. A hat tip to Josh…
  • Sep 1

    Ferguson Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed

    Ferguson Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed
    The race to the courthouse has begun. As reported a few days ago, six people have filed suit against St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson, Ferguson P.O. Justin Cosma, and others, alleging a…
  • Aug 31

    Prying Eyes: Federal Prosecutors and Attorney-Client Email

    Prying Eyes: Federal Prosecutors and Attorney-Client Email
    The Washington Post today called for a moratorium on government prosecutors reading emails between federal inmates and their lawyers. It's absurd that such an editorial is necessary, or that anyone could reasonably debate the issue. Yet, the…
Rank this Week: 519

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    What to Do If Your Car Is Recalled

    What to Do If Your Car Is Recalled
    2014 is turning out to be a record year for recalls. Millions of cars already have been recalled this year, most of them from the General Motors. Fresh data released by Carfax confirms that as many as 36% of all recalled cars on American…
  • Aug 21

    Atlanta Is One of the Most Dangerous Areas for Pedestrian

    Atlanta Is One of the Most Dangerous Areas for Pedestrian
    Atlanta has once again received the dubious distinction of being one of the most dangerous and risky cities for pedestrians in the United States. This recent designation came via the Dangerous by Design report, which spotlights cities that…
  • Aug 16

    Playground Accident Preventable with Better Safety Precaution

    Playground Accident Preventable with Better Safety Precaution
    It’s too late to save the three-year-old boy who died in a playground accident in Alpharetta recently. However, parents of toddlers and children who will be swarming the state’s playgrounds over the next few weeks of summer must…
Rank this Week: 311

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/
  • Sep 1

    Public Pension Funds Stay Mum on Corporate Expat

    Public Pension Funds Stay Mum on Corporate Expat
    Public pension funds have major stakes in American companies moving overseas to cut their tax bills. But they are saying little about the strategy, which could hurt the nation's tax base.
  • Sep 1

    Boot Camp for Banker

    Boot Camp for Banker
    As they struggle to find new business to bolster sluggish earnings, banks consider the nation’s 25 million veterans and service members ideal customers.
  • Sep 1

    Fund Manager Neil Woodford Sells HSBC Stake on Risk of Fine

    Fund Manager Neil Woodford Sells HSBC Stake on Risk of Fine
    In a blog post, Mr. Woodford, formerly of Invesco, said he was concerned about the "unquantifiable" fines HSBC could face in continuing investigations by regulators.
Rank this Week: 4

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    The Rise And Fall Of The 40-Hour Workweek

    The Rise And Fall Of The 40-Hour Workweek
    Today's post is shared from wptv.com"Eight hours for work, eight hours for sleep, eight hours for what we will."During the Industrial Revolution, that was one slogan of workers who rallied for the eight-hour workday — the 40-hour,…
  • Sep 1

    The high cost of labor efficiency — and the ‘Good Jobs’ alternative

    The high cost of labor efficiency — and the ‘Good Jobs’ alternative
    Today's post is shared from the PBS NewshourWhat do Costco, Trader Joe’s, QuickTrip and Spanish supermarket Mercadona have in common? They treat labor as assets, says Zeynep Ton, author of “The Good Jobs Strategy,” and…
  • Sep 1

    What’s Happening to North Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Act? (Part III)

    What’s Happening to North Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Act? (Part III)
    Today's post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm.In Part I and II of this series we discussed the legislative power shift in 2010 and identified four significant changes.  Here are some more legislative…
Rank this Week: 257

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 1

    Report From PluriCourts, University of Oslo Conference

    Report From PluriCourts, University of Oslo Conference
    On August 28-29, I attended “The Legitimacy and Effectiveness of International Criminal Tribunals” conference at PluriCourts, University of Oslo, Norway.  PluriCourts- Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the…
  • Sep 1

    Munch’s magic Oslo “Scream”

    Munch’s magic Oslo “Scream”
    OSLO –  Remember the famous Edvard Munch image of The Scream? Well, that’s it at left. At least, that’s how it looked to me on first glimpse at the Munchmuseet, a highlight of this Norwegian capital. A while back,…
  • Aug 28

    Trying to Classify the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine….

    Trying to Classify the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine….
    On 23 July the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) released a statement declaring inter alia that the conflict in eastern Ukraine was of a non-international nature. Yet, one may rightly question whether the conflict has become…
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Sep 1

    "The criminalisation of American business"

    "The criminalisation of American business"
    Doug Berman at Sentencing Law & Policy links to and excerpts this article from The Economist. From the excerpt: Who runs the world’s most lucrative shakedown operation? The Sicilian mafia? The People’s Liberation Army in China? The…
  • Aug 31

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 371 Gifts, Hospitality & the Government Contractor Jessica Tillipman The George Washington University Law School Date posted to…
  • Aug 31

    "Keeping the Police Honest"

    "Keeping the Police Honest"
    Slate has a piece discussing how police react to being recorded and expressing skepticism about whether imcreased use of body cams would dampen inappropriate activity: At the moment, there’s an activist and citizen drive for police…
Rank this Week: 81

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 1

    Obama's Latest War Authorization Letter and ISIS Update

    Obama's Latest War Authorization Letter and ISIS Update
    President Obama has written Congress explaining his decision to conduct airstrikes on Amerli: Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:) As I reported on August 8 and 17, 2014, U.S. Armed Forces have conducted targeted airstrikes in Iraq…
  • Sep 1

    Labor Day Open Thread

    Labor Day Open Thread
    Happy Labor Day. (Version with Axl Rose here.) Lets drink to the hard working people Lets drink to the lowly of birth Raise your glass to the good and the evil Lets drink to the salt of the earth [More...] I just noticed that…
  • Sep 1

    NY Times: Guantanamo Decaying

    NY Times: Guantanamo Decaying
    The New York Times has some new articles on the decaying of Guantanamo. Camp X-Ray is now a "ghost prison." Here are the photos. The original complex, Camp X-Ray — with kennel-like cages that were used for about four months in 2002…
Rank this Week: 2

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Sep 1

    Welcome back!

    Welcome back!
    Another new year, another new class! To the 2Ls and 3Ls, welcome back. To this year's 1Ls, the class of 2017, welcome to the UofA! Make the best of it for the next three years.
  • Aug 31

    Online Supplemental Learning Aid

    Online Supplemental Learning Aid
    In just a few days, a new semester will start, and it seems as good a time as any to recognize that the world of legal education is changing faster than any of us can really keep track of. When...
  • Aug 29

    Limiting Democracy: A Citizen’s Right to Run for Office

    Limiting Democracy: A Citizen’s Right to Run for Office
    Jim Prentice recently made headlines by announcing that if elected leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta among his first acts as premier would be to pass an Accountability Act setting term limits for elected members of the…
Rank this Week: 991

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 1

    Charges hearing postponed in ICC Ble Goude case

    Charges hearing postponed in ICC Ble Goude case
    [JURIST] The Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] today postponed [press release] the commencement of the confirmation of charges hearing in the case against Charles Ble Goude [Trial Watch…
  • Sep 1

    Texas AG files motion to delay enforcement of struck down abortion restriction

    Texas AG files motion to delay enforcement of struck down abortion restriction
    [JURIST] On Sunday Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott [official website] filed a motion [motion, PDF] in the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit [official website] to delay the enforcement of a recent district court ruling [JURIST…
  • Sep 1

    UN: Concern growing for children in Iraq, Syria

    UN: Concern growing for children in Iraq, Syria
    [JURIST] The United Nations top advocate for children affected by war on Monday expressed concern [statement] about the expansion of the Islamic State (IS) [BBC Backgrounder; JURIST news archive] in Syria and Iraq and the increase in…
Rank this Week: 5

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Sep 1

    Man Attempts, Fails Robbery of Two Utah Businesse

    Man Attempts, Fails Robbery of Two Utah Businesse
    A man is being sought as a suspect for the attempted robbery of two separate businesses on Saturday, August 30. Both times, the man was easily dissuaded from his course of action and left with no money. Must Not Have Needed Money That Bad On…
  • Aug 27

    Distributing Harmful Materials to Minor Focus of Utah Appeals Case

    Distributing Harmful Materials to Minor Focus of Utah Appeals Case
    There is an old saying about obeying the letter of the law versus the spirit of the law. In a nutshell, following the letter of the law means to obey the literal interpretation (the letter) of the law but not necessarily the intent (or…
  • Aug 25

    Utah Man Charged with Felony Evading after High Speed Chase

    Utah Man Charged with Felony Evading after High Speed Chase
    A simple traffic stop near Fort Duchesne on Thursday, August 21, turned into a high-speed chase resulting in the arrest of three people. The driver was charged with felony evading, along with other charges. When Does That Ever Work?…
Rank this Week: 809

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    New Book Title

    New Book Title
    FYI, please check out my Pinterest page for new books due out in Sept. 2014. I've also added information about a few additional titles to the Aug. 2014 and New Legal Texts book boards.Tagged Publications. 
  • Sep 1

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item
    Asile et Extradition: Théorie et Pratique de l'Exclusion du Statut de Réfugié (Bruylant, 2014) [info]- Chapters 1 and 3 are provided in full-text under the "Extraits" tab.Non-Refoulement in a World of Cooperative…
  • Aug 30

    Thematic Focus: Resettlement

    Thematic Focus: Resettlement
    The Annual Tripartite Consultations on Resettlement were held 24-26 June 2014 in Geneva.  The objective of these meetings is "to address a wide range of policy and procedural matters, including advocacy, capacity building and operational…
Rank this Week: 766

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    CPL § 200.70(2)(b) ...cont

    CPL § 200.70(2)(b) ...cont
    Under the law, a person is guilty of computer trespass when he knowingly uses or causes to be used a computer or computer service without authorization and: 2. he thereby knowingly gains access to computer material. Comparison of the...
  • Sep 1

    Order of Protection should not have been issued in this case ...cont

    Order of Protection should not have been issued in this case ...cont
    At the conclusion of the hearing, on August 4, 1988, this court orally ruled that the evidence supported the issuance of the initial TOP on June 24, 1988, and issued a new Temporary Order of Protection excluding defendant from...
  • Aug 31

    CPL 60.42..cont

    CPL 60.42..cont
    Although we find that CPL 60.42 is constitutional, we are constrained to reverse the judgments because the evidence offered by criminal defendants, but excluded by the trial court, was of substantial probative value and was not offered…
Rank this Week: 385

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Sep 1

    The Benefits of Using the Franchise Registry - Operation

    The Benefits of Using the Franchise Registry - Operation
    If you haven't heard about The Franchise Registry it's important that you do, especially if you're thinking about applying for an SBA-approved loan to acquire a franchise opportunity. Approximately 1,000 franchise brands (which is maybe a…
  • Sep 1

    Why do Franchisors Use Inexperienced Legal Counsel? - Legal

    Why do Franchisors Use Inexperienced Legal Counsel? - Legal
    If you are a businessperson, sooner or later you will have to deal with a lawyer. In the franchise world, it helps - tremendously - to deal with attorneys who understand franchising and franchise law. It doesn't matter whether you...
  • Aug 30

    El Pollo Loco S 20 Unit Expansion Agreement in Texas - Restaurant Funding Group

    El Pollo Loco S 20 Unit Expansion Agreement in Texas - Restaurant Funding Group
    As part of their agreement, AA Pollo Inc. will develop 20 new El Pollo Loco restaurants in Houston, a new development market, and San Antonio. The franchisee company has also purchased six El Pollo Loco restaurants in San Antonio. AA...
Rank this Week: 805

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Sep 1

    Happy Labor Day

    Happy Labor Day
    Celebrate by listening to the Weavers’ “Union Miners.” On top of everything else, it is beautifully arranged: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=rZVNCE9xtH4
  • Sep 1

    U.S.S. Maine Memorial

    U.S.S. Maine Memorial
    I've been meaning to talk for some months about a monument in Hillsborough, North Carolina. It's a monument mostly to the old state house and I guess Daniel Boone. But an inscription at the bottom is what really caught my...
  • Aug 30

    Call For Papers: Central States Law Schools Ass'n Scholarship Conference

    Call For Papers: Central States Law Schools Ass'n Scholarship Conference
    This just in: The Central States Law Schools Association 2014 Scholarship Conference will be held on Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11 at the Louisiana State University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We invite law faculty…
Rank this Week: 75

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 1

    It’s Time To Make Roads Safer For Cyclist

    It’s Time To Make Roads Safer For Cyclist
    Bicycle accidents and injuries are up throughout the state of Florida.   So, how can we make the roads safer for cyclists? In Miami, the mayor promised more bike lanes-we’re still waiting.  Palm Beach county is studying…
  • Sep 1

    What is NICA?

    What is NICA?
    What is NICA? NICA is an acronym that stands for Florida’s birth-related “Neurological Injury Compensation Association.” Section 766.303 of the Florida Statutes establishes NICA as a statutory organization that manages a…
  • Aug 29

    Miami Nurses Failing to Follow Doctor’s Instruction

    Miami Nurses Failing to Follow Doctor’s Instruction
    Nurses are essential members of the healthcare team. Every day, in hospitals, nursing homes, and long-term care facilities throughout Florida, nurses play a vital, if sometimes overlooked, role in the care of patients and residents. Most of…
Rank this Week: 566

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    WordPress blogs solve problems of peer review expert publication

    WordPress blogs solve problems of peer review expert publication
    Whether it’s science, medicine, law, or technology, publishing is by and large a peer review model controlled by large publishers and organizations. With the Internet and WordPress democratizing publishing, why can’t we have an…
  • Aug 31

    We are the editors of our news from social media

    We are the editors of our news from social media
    With so few people reading a newspaper or watching the nightly news, social media is more apt to bring the news to most people today. But we cannot rely on Twitter and Facebook to bring us the news and information we’d like to see. We…
  • Aug 30

    Facebook appears to be expanding search

    Facebook appears to be expanding search
    Facebook is testing an expansion of its search feature, per TechCrunch’s Sarah Perez (@saraintampa). Facebook is enabling mobile users to search via keyword for old posts by friends, as well as content from pages they followed. The…
Rank this Week: 16

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 1

    Happy Labor Day!

    Happy Labor Day!
  • Aug 28

    Call for Paper

    Call for Paper
    Download Call for Papers here (Friday, September 19th Deadline) for the Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting. MR
  • Aug 28

    The Family Law Scholars and Teachers Conference

    The Family Law Scholars and Teachers Conference
    Dear Friends and Colleagues, We would like to invite you to a working-paper conference that we are planning to hold in the days before the AALS mid-year family law conference in Orlando next summer. Our group, the Family Law Scholars...
Rank this Week: 156

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Sep 1

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para terça-feira (2)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para terça-feira (2)
    Revista Justiça No Quadro Direito Penal, o advogado criminalista e professor André Luís Callegari explica o que é “legítima defesa”, prevista no artigo 25 do Código Penal. Já o…
  • Sep 1

    Imprensa deve se credenciar para cerimônia de posse no STF

    Imprensa deve se credenciar para cerimônia de posse no STF
    Foi marcada para o dia 10 de setembro, às 15h, a solenidade de posse dos novos presidente e vice-presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ministro Ricardo Lewandowski e ministra Cármen Lúcia. Para a cobertura do…
  • Sep 1

    Negado seguimento a HC de empresário investigado em operação sobre tráfico em MG

    Negado seguimento a HC de empresário investigado em operação sobre tráfico em MG
    O ministro do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) Luiz Fux negou seguimento (julgou inviável) ao Habeas Corpus (HC) 123669, impetrado pela defesa do empresário A.D.S., que teve sua prisão decretada no âmbito da…
Rank this Week: 452

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Sep 1

    Secured?

    Secured?
    I’ve purchased a certificate for the blog so it can run on SSL/TLS, ie have an https address. Little did I know how much grief this would cause. However, I only locked myself out of the blog once, and with … Continue reading…
  • Sep 1

    Tech Progress Report

    Tech Progress Report
    Blog migrated to a new server. Many things still flaky. Along the way I learned that I had 2.2 GB — yes gigabytes — of useless accumulated metadata for comments, caused by getting 1.5 million 2.1 million or so sp*m ……
  • Aug 29

    Could Be A Long Weekend

    Could Be A Long Weekend
    Gonna do radical stuff under the hood of the blog. Expect flaky behavior until I sound the all clear. Best case: all goes smoothly tomorrow and blog stops crashing. Worst case: on Monday I’m back where I started.
Rank this Week: 60

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 1

    Actor Nick Cannon to Divorce Singer Mariah Carey

    Actor Nick Cannon to Divorce Singer Mariah Carey
    In what is sure to be a highly publicized divorce, comedian Nick Cannon has left singer Mariah Carey over concerns about the well-being of the couple's twin toddlers. Cannon made the decision to leave the marriage for the following reasons: …
  • Aug 29

    Prenuptial Mediation as First Step in Marriage

    Prenuptial Mediation as First Step in Marriage
    Mediating prenuptial agreements can also be seen as a form of marriage mediation. In marriage mediation, a couple meets with a trained mediator that helps them identify problem areas in their marriage and the best way to move past these…
  • Aug 28

    Determining Spousal Support in California

    Determining Spousal Support in California
    In a divorce settlement, the issue of spousal support will be addressed by the lawyers working on the case. Spousal support includes monthly payments made by one spouse to another in order to assist the other spouse in their pursuit to become…
Rank this Week: 286

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Sep 1

    Marian Anderson & Justice Black, April 9, 1939

    Marian Anderson & Justice Black, April 9, 1939
    I was just watching a WETA segment on our national parks when I came upon the Marian Anderson story and how the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to let her perform at Constitution Hall, which they owned.…
  • Sep 1

    Digital Labor & Rethinking Economic

    Digital Labor & Rethinking Economic
    It’s easy to document the degradation of work conditions in the wake of capital’s ascendance. I’ve done so for years, fully expecting that globalization would push the downward convergence of non-college-educated American…
  • Sep 1

    Chapter 8 of Berkshire Beyond Buffett: An Excerpt and Link

    Chapter 8 of Berkshire Beyond Buffett: An Excerpt and Link
    The following is an excerpt from Chapter 8, Autonomy, from Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values; the full text of the chapter, which considers the case for Berkshire’s distinctive trust-based model of corporate…
Rank this Week: 38

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 212

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 70

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse…

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse Notices

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices.

http://www.chillingeffects.org/
  • Sep 1

    This Website has no Pier

    This Website has no Pier
    Trademark: <br> <i>From:</i> York Condominium Corporation No. 382 <i>To:</i> <br><i>Date:</i> 2014-08-22
  • Aug 29

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
    DMCA Notices: <br> <i>From:</i> VeronickaM/ MyFreeCams <i>To:</i> Google, Inc.<br><i>Date:</i>
  • Aug 29

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
    DMCA Notices: <br> <i>From:</i> DDP Yoga <i>To:</i> Google, Inc.<br><i>Date:</i> 2013-08-11
Rank this Week: 125

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Sep 1

    The Real Reason Some Schools Start After Labor Day: Is It Worth It?

    The Real Reason Some Schools Start After Labor Day: Is It Worth It?
    Nearly 75% of public school children are already back in school: many started well before the Labor Day weekend. But what about those remaining 25%? Why do they start so late? The answer may surprise you.
  • Aug 29

    Credit Cards, The IRS, Form 1099-K And The $19,399 Reporting Hole

    Credit Cards, The IRS, Form 1099-K And The $19,399 Reporting Hole
    The form 1099-K confused taxpayers when it made its debut in 2012. Two years later, the form, meant to be used for reporting transactions made by credit card or third party processors like Paypal, is still confusing taxpayers - especially…
  • Aug 28

    Tax Court Sides With IRS In Tax Treatment Of Frequent Flyer Miles Issued By Citibank

    Tax Court Sides With IRS In Tax Treatment Of Frequent Flyer Miles Issued By Citibank
    In 2012, Citibank made news for blindsiding some customers with the issuance of a form 1099 for "Thank You Points" for opening a new account. After IRS remained largely silent on the matter, two years later, the question of "Is it taxable?"…
Rank this Week: 541

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/
  • Sep 1

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The dubious sources of some Supreme Court “facts”

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The dubious sources of some Supreme Court “facts”
    The NYT‘s Adam Liptak has a very interesting story about how some facts make their way into Supreme Court opinions.  He writes: The justices are hungry for such data. Their opinions are increasingly studded with citations…
  • Sep 1

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Sixth Circuit reverses Amish beard-cutting hate crime conviction

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Sixth Circuit reverses Amish beard-cutting hate crime conviction
    Last week, in U.S. v. Miller, a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed the convictions of sixteen members of an Amish sect who had been charged with violating the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd,…
  • Sep 1

    [David Post] Abortion, ICANN, and Internet governance

    [David Post] Abortion, ICANN, and Internet governance
    I have a feeling that I will be spending increasing amounts of my time in the next year or so on “Internet governance” questions, and particularly those connected to ICANN, the folks who oversee the operation of the…
Rank this Week: 10

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: 43