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Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • May 16

    Gault @ 50

    Gault @ 50
    No description is available at this time.
  • May 3

    Cradle to Kindergarten

    Cradle to Kindergarten
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 700

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 48

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

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Gill v. Whitford 16-1161 Issues: (1) Whether the district court violated Vieth v. Jubelirer when it held that it had the authority to entertain a statewide challenge to Wisconsin’s…
  • Apr 27

    Asterisk Watch

    Asterisk Watch
    John Elwood reviews Monday’s relists. So in the April 7 edition, we trumpeted that that the newly installed Justice Neil Gorsuch would surely participate in his first conference on April 13. Wrong! As indicated in a footnote in the next…
  • Apr 27

    Petitions to watch | Conference of April 28

    Petitions to watch | Conference of April 28
    In its conference of April 28, 2017, the court will consider petitions involving issues such as whether a statute which does not amend any generally applicable substantive or procedural laws, but deprives the petitioner of the right to…
Rank this Week: 9

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 27

    2017 World Press Freedom Index – tipping point

    2017 World Press Freedom Index – tipping point
    “The 2017 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reflects a world in which attacks on the media have become commonplace and strongmen are on the rise. We have reached the age of post-truth, propaganda, and…
  • Apr 27

    How Libraries Became Public

    How Libraries Became Public
    Barbara Fister, April 26, 2017 – “Of all of our cultural institutions, the public library is remarkable. There are few tax-supported services that are used by people of all ages, classes, races, and religions. I can’t think…
  • Apr 27

    How to Break Your Smartphone Addiction

    How to Break Your Smartphone Addiction
    “When people talk about addiction, the first thing that comes to mind are illegal drugs, alcohol and tobacco. But in the mobile era, behavioral addiction is much more prevalent and pervasive — and the culprit is the ubiquitous…
Rank this Week: 12

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Apr 27

    Smith on Religious Exemption

    Smith on Religious Exemption
    Tara A. Smith (University of Texas at Austin) has posted Religious Liberty or Religious License? Legal Schizophrenia and the Case against Exemptions (Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 32, Fall 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper…
  • Apr 27

    Moncrieff on Trumpism

    Moncrieff on Trumpism
    Lilian Moncrieff (University of Glasgow - School of Law) has posted Trumpism and Being in Worlds that Fall between Worlds (Law and Critique, 28(2), July 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In response to Kyle McGee’s forthcoming book,…
  • Apr 27

    Schmidt, Bhatt, & Sunstein on Boundedly Rational Patient Decisionmaking

    Schmidt, Bhatt, & Sunstein on Boundedly Rational Patient Decisionmaking
    Ada C. Stefanescu Schmidt (Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School), Ami Bhatt (MGH; Harvard Medical School), & Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard Law School; Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)) have posted Boundedly…
Rank this Week: 246

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 478

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/
  • Apr 27

    Has Self-Induced Abortion Become Plan C?

    Has Self-Induced Abortion Become Plan C?
    New York Times (April, 27, 2017): Spreading Plan C to End Pregnancy, by Patrick Adams: As access to clinical abortion becomes more restricted in the U.S., there are growing discussion about the legality and safety of self-induced abortions.…
  • Apr 26

    Some States Are Making it Easier to Get Birth Control

    Some States Are Making it Easier to Get Birth Control
    FiveThirtyEight (April 24, 2017): Some States Are Making it Easier to Get Birth Control, by Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux: As we wait to see whether the Trump Administration will get rid of the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act (ACA),…
  • Apr 25

    Irish Citizens Assembly Votes to Amend Constitutional Provision Prohibiting Abortion

    Irish Citizens Assembly Votes to Amend Constitutional Provision Prohibiting Abortion
    Irish Times (April 22, 2017): Irish Citizens Assembly votes to amend abortion laws, by Niamh McIntyre: Currently Ireland has one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world, only legally permitting abortions in cases where the…
Rank this Week: 242

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer…

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers liability, accident, malpractice, and insurance topics. By The Fine Law Firm.

http://www.newmexicoinjury.com/
  • Apr 27

    The Concept of Vicarious Liability in New Mexico Car Accident

    The Concept of Vicarious Liability in New Mexico Car Accident
    When an individual is injured in a car accident, many people are under the impression that only the culpable driver may be sued, but that is not necessarily the case. Owners of vehicles should be aware that they may be a party to a lawsuit…
  • Apr 20

    State Appeals Court Reverses Summary Judgment in Grocery Store Slip-and-Fall Case

    State Appeals Court Reverses Summary Judgment in Grocery Store Slip-and-Fall Case
    Recently, the Court of Appeals of Georgia reversed a lower court’s decision that had granted summary judgment to a grocery store in a slip-and-fall case. According to the court’s opinion, the plaintiff was shopping in the…
  • Apr 20

    Court Finds Defendant Entitled to Reopen Default Judgment Because Plaintiff Named Wrong Party

    Court Finds Defendant Entitled to Reopen Default Judgment Because Plaintiff Named Wrong Party
    In a recent case, a Georgia court of appeals determined a defendant should be able to reopen a default judgment that was entered on behalf of the plaintiff because the plaintiff named the wrong party. The court ultimately held that, due to…
Rank this Week: 952

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Apr 27

    reforming law reviews (a non-radical solution)

    reforming law reviews (a non-radical solution)
    In my last post, I outlined what I saw as the incumbent players who would be likely to resist significant and comprehensive reform. To summarize, most law reviews want to self-govern; administrators view their law reviews as co-curricular…
  • Apr 27

    #I

    #I
    Tomorrow, I'm fortunate to be travelling to the Yale Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference. I love the format of this conference, because you have to present someone else's paper and someone else has to present yours. This format really…
  • Apr 27

    More on summary judgment and qualified immunity

    More on summary judgment and qualified immunity
    Following on my post on Monday's cert denial in Salazar-Limon: Justice Sotomayor questioned that denial in light of the Court's recent summary reversals in cases denying qualified immunity. It is notable for the coincidence that on the same…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 10

Oregon Business Litigation

Oregon Business Litigation

Resource for in-house counsel, business executives, human resource managers and others who monitor litigation and legal issues affecting Oregon businesses. By Ater Wynne.

http://www.aterwynneblog.com/oregon_business_litigatio/
  • Apr 27

    Are your confidentiality agreements up to date?

    Are your confidentiality agreements up to date?
    The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) provides an important tool for protecting trade secrets from misappropriation by affording owners a federal right of action for misappropriation of trade secrets related to a product or service used, or…
  • Mar 7

    Legislators introduce bill to address BOLI's new interpretation of manufacturing overtime rule

    Legislators introduce bill to address BOLI's new interpretation of manufacturing overtime rule
    We recently reported on BOLI 's new guidance overturning its long-standing interpretation of ORS 652.020, Oregon's overtime rule applicable to manufacturing establishments. The Oregon Legislature has now weighed in on this issue. Under ORS…
  • Feb 10

    Litigators beware: two acts designed to curb litigation abuse

    Litigators beware: two acts designed to curb litigation abuse
    On January 30, 2017, the House Judiciary Committee received two bills that could have a significant impact on litigators and their clients. One bill seeks to impose mandatory penalties on lawyers, law firms, and parties who file frivolous…
Rank this Week: 608

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Apr 27

    New Regulatory Takings Cert Petition: Legislature Can't Simply Declare Private Property To Be Public

    New Regulatory Takings Cert Petition: Legislature Can't Simply Declare Private Property To Be Public
    Here's the cert petition, recently filed, which asks the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision of the North Carolina appellate courts. We say "appellate courts," because the decision being reviewed is one from the N.C. Court of Appeals,…
  • Apr 26

    SCOTUS Amici Briefs In Legislative Exactions Case

    SCOTUS Amici Briefs In Legislative Exactions Case
    Here are the full set of petitioner-side amici briefs in 616 Croft Ave., LLC v. City of West Hollywood, No. 16-1137, the case which asks the Supreme Court to determine whether the Nollan-Dolan-Koontz exactions standards apply to conditions on…
  • Apr 24

    Appellate Nerd Alert: Hawaii SCT Makes Appellate Pro Bono Program Permanent

    Appellate Nerd Alert: Hawaii SCT Makes Appellate Pro Bono Program Permanent
    Here's one for all you appellate lawyers and appellate wannabees looking for more experience: the Hawaii Supreme Court last week entered an order making the experimental Pro Bono Appellate Project permanent, "in light of the project's…
Rank this Week: 752

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Apr 27

    We have a Secretary of Labor! (almost)

    We have a Secretary of Labor! (almost)
    The Senate has finally confirmed R. Alexander Acosta as Secretary of Labor, and he is expected to be sworn in tomorrow. (Yay!) The vote was 60 to 38, meaning that he got some decent bipartisan support. Image Credit: From flickr, Creative…
  • Apr 27

    Giant leap in St. Louis city minimum wage is imminent

    Giant leap in St. Louis city minimum wage is imminent
    Employers in St. Louis City should prepare for an imminent increase in the minimum wage from $7.70 to $10 per hour. On Tuesday, the Missouri Supreme Court issued its direction to lift an injunction blocking the City’s minimum wage…
  • Apr 26

    OFCCP secures $1.7 million settlement in failure-to-hire case

    OFCCP secures $1.7 million settlement in failure-to-hire case
    The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and Palantir Technologies, a California-based technology company, have agreed to settle a pending lawsuit for about $1.7 million. We first reported on this case in October 2016.…
Rank this Week: 306

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/
Rank this Week: 5

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 770

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Apr 27

    The Dogs Of Saskatoon: A Case Of Mistaken Identity?

    The Dogs Of Saskatoon: A Case Of Mistaken Identity?
    The Law Society of Saskatchewan found no misconduct in a matter where the accused attorney ("Member") allegedly gave false testimony in a "dangerous dog" proceeding. This is the latest in the ongoing legal saga of Hachi-Ko…
  • Apr 27

    An Agressive Marketing Strategy Gets An Attorney Suspended In Two Place

    An Agressive Marketing Strategy Gets An Attorney Suspended In Two Place
    A reciprocal one-year suspension has been imposed by the New Jersey supreme Court based on an identical Pennsylvania suspension. From the report of the Disciplinary Review Board The Joint Petition set forth the factual basis for…
  • Apr 27

    Client Who Had Goal "To Be An Ass" Forfeited Right To Appointed Counsel

    Client Who Had Goal "To Be An Ass" Forfeited Right To Appointed Counsel
    The Wisconsin Supreme Court has held that a criminal defendant forfeited his right to counsel We review whether Jack Suriano's actions, which caused three attorneys appointed by the State Public Defender to withdraw in rapid succession,…
Rank this Week: 243

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Apr 27

    Déportation et plaidoyer volontaire

    Déportation et plaidoyer volontaire
    Les principales villes comme Los Angeles, Miami, La Nouvelle-Orléans et Phoenix augmentent le nombre de procédures de déportation en réponse aux ordonnances du président Trump concernant les immigrants…
  • Apr 23

    Choisir la Loi Applicable à sa Succession après l’Entrée en Vigueur du Règlement Européen – Partie 2

    Choisir la Loi Applicable à sa Succession après l’Entrée en Vigueur du Règlement Européen – Partie 2
    Choisir sa loi : désormais possible Le règlement européen permet à tout citoyen européen qui réside à l’étranger, de choisir dès aujourd’hui, la loi applicable…
  • Apr 20

    Contrat avec des tiers bénéficiaire

    Contrat avec des tiers bénéficiaire
    Qu’est-ce qu’un tiers bénéficiaire? Les deux parties principales d’un contrat sont le promettant et le stipulant. Le promettant fait une promesse au stipulant qui, en retour, peut offrir une promesse ou un…
Rank this Week: 62

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 27

    Prosecutor Job Opening at Muckleshoot.

    Prosecutor Job Opening at Muckleshoot.
    More information here. Please apply through the Tribe’s HR system.
  • Apr 27

    Job Opening: Staff Attorney at NARF in D.C.

    Job Opening: Staff Attorney at NARF in D.C.
    The Native American Rights Fund in Washington, D.C. has a staff attorney position opening. See the announcement at: http://www.narf.org/contact-us/join-team/ Apply by May 22, 2017.
  • Apr 27

    Court of Federal Claims Dismisses Pro Se Treaty Rights Claim

    Court of Federal Claims Dismisses Pro Se Treaty Rights Claim
    Here are the available materials in Walking Eagle v. United States (Fed. Cl.): 1 Complaint 14 DCT Order The remaining pleadings are sealed. An excerpt from the opinion: Plaintiff, Clarence Walking Eagle, Jr., is a Sioux Native American in the…
Rank this Week: 344

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Dog Attack on Catalina Island Leaves Orange County Man Injured

    Dog Attack on Catalina Island Leaves Orange County Man Injured
    A dog attack that was caught on video on Catalina Island left John Brady of Huntington Beach seriously injured and hospitalized. According to a KTLA news report, the incident occurred on when two dogs attacked Brady and his smaller dog. The…
  • Apr 19

    Man Killed in Lake Forest Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Lake Forest Motorcycle Accident
    David Ladue, 18, of Rancho Santa Margarita, was killed in a Lake Forest motorcycle accident after he was struck by a left-turning vehicle the night of April 17, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash…
  • Apr 19

    Man Killed in Lake Forest Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Lake Forest Motorcycle Accident
    David Ladue, 18, of Rancho Santa Margarita, was killed in a Lake Forest motorcycle accident after he was struck by a left-turning vehicle the night of April 17, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash…
Rank this Week: 232

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: 569

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Apr 27

    SCOTUS: More Denial of Immigrants' Due Proce

    SCOTUS: More Denial of Immigrants' Due Proce
    The latest maneuver to deny immigrants access to the courts is to call their deportation process "expidited". SCOTUS denied a petition to hear the case of Castro v US Department of Homeland Security. The petition was filed on behalf of...
  • Apr 26

    Special Rapporteur Expresses Concern about Human Rights Impact of ACA Repeal

    Special Rapporteur Expresses Concern about Human Rights Impact of ACA Repeal
    According to a Washington Post report, in February 2017, UN Special Rapporteur Dainius Puras wrote a formal letter to the US Mission to the United Nations expressing concern over human rights violations should the Affordable Care Act be…
  • Apr 25

    States Expand the Civil Right to Counsel

    States Expand the Civil Right to Counsel
    While federal legal rights are being restricted for many people, states are slowly recognizing and expanding the civil right to counsel in matters involving significant rights. John Pollock, expert on the civil right to counsel, and…
Rank this Week: 94

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Apr 27

    Acosta Confirmed as Labor Secretary

    Acosta Confirmed as Labor Secretary
    The Senate has just confirmed Alex Acosta as the Secretary of Labor. The vote was 60-38. As I've said before, I was pleased with this pick given the current administration. Now the rubber meets the road. -Jeff Hirsch
  • Apr 27

    Lofaso on Workers Rights and Natural Human Right

    Lofaso on Workers Rights and Natural Human Right
    Anne-Marie Lofaso (West Virginia) has just posted on SSRN her article, Workers Rights as Natural Human Rights, which is to be published in the University of Miami Law Review. The abstract: We live in an increasingly polarized world: one…
  • Apr 26

    Call for Papers from Hunter College's National Center for Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education

    Call for Papers from Hunter College's National Center for Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education
    The National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, Hunter College, has announced its call for papers for its 45th annual conference April 15-17, 2018. You can see the full announcement here,…
Rank this Week: 293

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    The Journal Nature Says: 'Last Stage' for California's Stem Cell Research Program

    The Journal Nature Says: 'Last Stage' for California's Stem Cell Research Program
    The prestigious journal Nature this week is calling it the "final test" for California's $3 billion plunge into development of stem cell therapies for afflictions ranging from cancer to arthritis.The California Institute for Regenerative…
  • Apr 20

    California Stem Cell Agency Plumps Its Program as It Eyes Need for More Funding

    California Stem Cell Agency Plumps Its Program as It Eyes Need for More Funding
    California's 12-year-old stem cell agency today launched a "statewide outreach tour" that is aimed "partly" at building support for pumping $5 billion more into the program which is nearing the end of its financial life. The agency has billed…
  • Apr 13

    UC Irvine Stem Cell Blog: Troubling New Federal Law on Stem Cell Research

    UC Irvine Stem Cell Blog: Troubling New Federal Law on Stem Cell Research
    The stem cell blog at UC Irvine this week published a piece that warned that a new federal law aimed at speeding commercialization of stem cell therapies is worrisome and could lead to harm to patients and damage the entire field of research.…
Rank this Week: 921

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/
  • Apr 27

    ***Update*** 3-Vehicle Injury Crash No Longer Blocking Connector, Offramp

    ***Update*** 3-Vehicle Injury Crash No Longer Blocking Connector, Offramp
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Apr 27

    3-Vehicle Injury Crash No Longer Blocking Connector, Offramp

    3-Vehicle Injury Crash No Longer Blocking Connector, Offramp
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Apr 27

    3-Vehicle Injury Crash Blocks Traffic on Connector, Offramp

    3-Vehicle Injury Crash Blocks Traffic on Connector, Offramp
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
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nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Apr 27

    The Tribunal unleashed

    The Tribunal unleashed
    Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Carmichael and Sefton BC (HB) [2017] UKUT 0174 (AAC) Oh my. This was the DWP’s appeal to the Upper Tribunal of the First Tier Tribunal’s decision on the Carmichael’s bedroom tax…
  • Apr 26

    The Tribunal’s enforcer

    The Tribunal’s enforcer
    In Octagon Overseas Ltd and Canary Riverside Management Ltd v Coates [2017] EWHC 877 (Ch), the First-tier Tribunal appointed Mr Coates as the manager of Canary Riverside (a development comprising, amongst other things, four blocks of…
  • Apr 25

    Aesthetics, unlawful kitchens and warehousing bus driver

    Aesthetics, unlawful kitchens and warehousing bus driver
    A triplet of brief notes. Zipporah Lisle-Mainwaring won a judicial review of the Magistrates and Crown Court decisions upholding RB Kensington & Chelsea’s Notice under s.215 Town and County Planning Act 1990, ordering her to paint…
Rank this Week: 401

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Ham Recalled Over Listeria Worry

    Ham Recalled Over Listeria Worry
    Fineberg Packing Co., Inc., a Memphis, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,822 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food…
  • Apr 27

    Our Local Bounty Recalls Basil Pesto Due to Listeria

    Our Local Bounty Recalls Basil Pesto Due to Listeria
    Our Local Bounty of Rogue River, Oregon is recalling 312 (8.5oz) containers of the Farming Fish brand Organic Basil Pesto with Watercress, because it has the potential to be contaminated... Continue Reading
  • Apr 13

    Listeria Recall: Smoked Salmon

    Listeria Recall: Smoked Salmon
    The Smokehouse of NY, Mamaroneck, NY 10543 is recalling all of the Smoked fish listed below, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 334

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/
  • Apr 27

    Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Ought to Become a Democrat

    Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Ought to Become a Democrat
    Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Her Intention To Vote NO on Revised AHCA. Yes, she’d be one of the most right-wing members of the caucus especially on foreign policy (“Cuba”), but surely her sanity would take less of a beating.…
  • Apr 17

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student
    Jotwell, the online journal of reviews of recent faculty scholarship relating to the law (http://jowell.com), needs a UMiami Law Student Editor for 25-30 hours per week during the summer. The student editor is a blend of a substantive editor…
  • Apr 16

    The (Rare?) Case of a Regulation that Does the Opposite of a Statute

    The (Rare?) Case of a Regulation that Does the Opposite of a Statute
    US personal tax returns are normally due on April 15; because the 15th fell on a Saturday this year, the IRS extended the date to April 18. That date got a lot of publicity. What got almost no publicity, however, … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 55

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/
  • Apr 27

    The 2017 Am Law 100: A Turning Point For Biglaw?

    The 2017 Am Law 100: A Turning Point For Biglaw?
    Revenue per lawyer was basically flat; also, there's a new #2 in the rankings.
  • Apr 27

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.27.17

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.27.17
    * Jesus is fighting back against the bum rap he got. [The Onion] * Kansas is the canary in the coal mine for the future of the United States. It... doesn't look great. [Slate] * When John Roberts is incredulous at a line of questioning an…
  • Apr 27

    What Admins Look For When Choosing An eDiscovery Platform

    What Admins Look For When Choosing An eDiscovery Platform
    A lot of platforms boast “robust features and analytics,” but how do they really stand out from the rest?
Rank this Week: 8

The Kennedy-Mighell Report

The Kennedy-Mighell Report

A Legal Technology Podcast, with an Internet Focus. From Dennis Kennedy & Tom Mighell.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/kennedy-mighell-report/
  • Apr 27

    The Future of AI in the Practice of Law (Rebroadcast)

    The Future of AI in the Practice of Law (Rebroadcast)
    In this rebroadcast episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell consider the increased popularity of artificial intelligence, the usefulness of chatbots, and how both innovations can impact the practice of…
  • Apr 21

    Invest in a VPN if You Take Internet Security Seriously

    Invest in a VPN if You Take Internet Security Seriously
    With recent legislation targeting net neutrality, questions of how to maintain internet privacy have become increasingly relevant. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, host Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell define what a Virtual…
  • Mar 30

    The Who, What, and Why of ABA TECHSHOW 2017

    The Who, What, and Why of ABA TECHSHOW 2017
    Didn’t make it to ABA TECHSHOW 2017? In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about what ABA TECHSHOW is, what they did at this year’s conference, and what to look for at the show in…
Rank this Week: 713

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Some Bacillus cereus or Clostridium perfringens with your Rancho Bravo Taco?

    Some Bacillus cereus or Clostridium perfringens with your Rancho Bravo Taco?
    Seattle/King County Public Health is investigating an outbreak of gastroenteritis with abdominal cramps and diarrhea associated with Rancho Bravo Tacos at 1001 East Pine St, Seattle. Four people from a... Continue Reading
  • Apr 24

    Have some FDA Violations with your Vulto Cheese?

    Have some FDA Violations with your Vulto Cheese?
    Here is the Vulto Creamery’s FDA 483 Inspection Report OBSERVATION 1 Failure to manufacture and store foods under conditions and controls necessary to minimize the potential for growth of microorganisms... Continue Reading
  • Apr 22

    Golf Balls in Hash Browns?

    Golf Balls in Hash Browns?
    McCain Foods USA, Inc. announced today it is voluntarily recalling retail, frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials, that despite our stringent supply standards... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 80

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/
  • Apr 27

    People v. Pou (Cal. Ct. App. - April 27, 2017)

    People v. Pou (Cal. Ct. App. - April 27, 2017)
    The police get a report of a woman screaming inside a particular home and go to investigate.When they arrive, the police see two men inside a house who seem to be making gestures like they are arguing.  No women, but okay.  So they…
  • Apr 26

    In Re B.M. (Cal. Ct. App. - April 20, 2017)

    In Re B.M. (Cal. Ct. App. - April 20, 2017)
    Is a butter knife -- the same one you probably used in the last 24 hours -- a "deadly weapon" in California?The Court of Appeal has previously said "No."  The Court of Appeal in this opinion says "Yes," calling the prior opinion "wrongly…
  • Apr 24

    People v. Vela (Cal. Ct. App. - April 24, 2017)

    People v. Vela (Cal. Ct. App. - April 24, 2017)
    Here are the underlying facts from today's opinion:"When they arrived in Santa Ana, Martinez drove around 7th Street’s territory. As they were cruising the area, they talked about Ochoa’s gun and were looking for rival gang…
Rank this Week: 491

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Mural of Michelle Obama by Chris Devins in Chicago draws plagiarism charge from Gelila Mesfin

    Mural of Michelle Obama by Chris Devins in Chicago draws plagiarism charge from Gelila Mesfin
    There seems to be a mural in Chicago that was based on something from Pinterest, with the mural done without crediting the original source.The quotation below (from cw33) suggests that credit, rather than money, may be the primary driver in…
  • Apr 27

    Madison Place during the Civil War

    Madison Place during the Civil War
    The left stair section of the current Court of Claims building is "where" the entrance to the home of Secretary of State Seward was located in 1865. On April 14, 1865, Louis Powell, aka Lewis Payne, attempted to assassinate Seward, and…
  • Apr 26

    On-line paraphrasing software and "word salads"

    On-line paraphrasing software and "word salads"
    In the short blip about "plagiarism" by then-Judge Gorsuch, one issue was that theJudge cited fundamental references, rather than later references which citedthe fundamental references.A more recent post on the problem of on-line paraphrasing…
Rank this Week: 141

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 38

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    FCC Public Notice Seeks 411 on Broadband for Health IT

    FCC Public Notice Seeks 411 on Broadband for Health IT
    Imagine if all Americans had seamless remote access to doctors and hospitals throughout the country, if an individual in Angle Inlet, MN (total population of 60) could consult with a doctor in Minneapolis without ever having to leave the…
  • Apr 27

    FCC’s EEO Policies Subject of Re-examination and Update

    FCC’s EEO Policies Subject of Re-examination and Update
    The FCC’s policies with regard to diversity generally have taken center stage over the past few days.  First up, on Friday, April 21, the Commission released a Declaratory Ruling which updated its policy as to whether the use by…
  • Apr 26

    The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same – UHF Discount Restored

    The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same – UHF Discount Restored
    The Commission has acted to restore the UHF discount used to calculate audience reach in connection with determining compliance with television ownership limits.  The national ownership cap currently limits the number of stations one…
Rank this Week: 308

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Los Angeles jury awards $22 million in punitive damages against medical device company

    Los Angeles jury awards $22 million in punitive damages against medical device company
    The Star Tribune reports that yesterday a Los Angeles jury awarded $2.7 million in compensatory damages and $22 million in punitive damages in an wrongful termination suit against Minnesota-based Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., a medical device…
  • Apr 15

    Sacramento jury awards $7.5 million in punitive damages against group home

    Sacramento jury awards $7.5 million in punitive damages against group home
    The Sacramento Bee is reporting that a jury in Sacramento has awarded $7.5 million in punitive damages and $4.5 million in compensatory damages against EMQ Families First, a group home for emotionally troubled youth.  The plaintiffs…
  • Mar 29

    Another proposal to eliminate tax deductions for punitive damages in California (SB 66)

    Another proposal to eliminate tax deductions for punitive damages in California (SB 66)
    Under current law, a business that is ordered to pay a punitive damages award can take a tax deduction for that payment, as a business expense.  In recent years it has become an annual ritual for state and federal legislators to propose…
Rank this Week: 201

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Reconstruction at the U.S. Capitol Historical Society

    Reconstruction at the U.S. Capitol Historical Society
    [We have the following announcement.]The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present its annual symposium May 11 and 12 on Capitol Hill. Scholars from around the country will start to explore the post-Civil War period in “Congress…
  • Apr 26

    Historians of Mormonism File Amici Brief in Hawaii v. Trump

    Historians of Mormonism File Amici Brief in Hawaii v. Trump
    Nineteen “scholars of American religious history and law, with special expertise and familiarity with the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,” have filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the travel ban case…
  • Apr 26

    Muir on Debt in 18th-c. Nova Scotia

    Muir on Debt in 18th-c. Nova Scotia
    This past fall, James Muir, University of Alberta, published Law, Debt, and Merchant Power: The Civil Courts of 18th Century Halifaxwith the University of Toronto Press. From the publisher:In the early history of Halifax (1749-1766), debt…
Rank this Week: 241

Legal by the Bay

Legal by the Bay

Reports on Bay Area legal news, pro bono and diversity in the legal profession, tech tips and resources, work life balance, and more. By the Bar Association of San Francisco,

http://blog.sfbar.org/
Rank this Week: 149

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Apr 27

    Social Media and Jury Selection

    Social Media and Jury Selection
    The article below provides a good overview of how different jurisdictions address the issue of attorneys using social media to investigate jurors. I have written on the topic extensively here and here. However, if you want a quick snapshot…
  • Apr 26

    The Influence of Jurors' Social Identities on Jurors' Evaluations of Auditor Negligence

    The Influence of Jurors' Social Identities on Jurors' Evaluations of Auditor Negligence
    Reginald Wilson Abstract This paper exploits the Social Identity Theory and auditing expertise literature to examine jurors’ perceptions of auditor negligence following an alleged audit failure in which an accounting firm provides…
  • Apr 22

    Latest Edition of the Jur-E Bulletin

    Latest Edition of the Jur-E Bulletin
    Press Release: New website offers resources for high-profile trials A high-profile case can land in your court with little or no warning. If unprepared, such cases can create chaos, absorb resources, and place your court at the center of…
Rank this Week: 269

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Apr 27

    Blog Post: Group Sues For Trump Transition's Climate Questionnaire

    Blog Post: Group Sues For Trump Transition's Climate Questionnaire
    A group formed by former White House attorneys filed two suits in D.C. federal court Thursday accusing the U.S. Departments of Energy and Health and Human Services of ignoring requests for records concerning Trump transition team…
  • Apr 27

    Blog Post: Pruitt To Skip GOP Fundraiser After Senator's Complaint

    Blog Post: Pruitt To Skip GOP Fundraiser After Senator's Complaint
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt reportedly will not headline an Oklahoma Republican party fundraiser because invitations didn’t comply with federal ethics laws.
  • Apr 27

    Blog Post: Crowell & Moring Adds 2 Environmental Lawyers From Denton

    Blog Post: Crowell & Moring Adds 2 Environmental Lawyers From Denton
    Crowell & Moring LLP has expanded its environment and natural resources group with the addition two attorneys from Dentons who have more than 70 years of combined experience with chemicals and pesticides law.
Rank this Week: 275

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 27

    Texas sues FDA to release seized lethal injection drug

    Texas sues FDA to release seized lethal injection drug
    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice [official website] sued [complaint, PDF] the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [official website] on Wednesday after the FDA banned a shipment [JURIST report] of lethal injection drugs to prison…
  • Apr 27

    Texas state House approves ban on "sanctuary cities"

    Texas state House approves ban on "sanctuary cities"
    The Texas State House of Representatives [official website] approved on Thursday a strict ban [SB 4, text] on so-called “sanctuary cities.” The bill seeks to empower law enforcement [ABC report] to enforce federal immigration law…
  • Apr 27

    France court refuses to extradite former Kosovo prime minister

    France court refuses to extradite former Kosovo prime minister
    A French court on Thursday refused [BIRN report] an extradition request for former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj [BBC profile], who is facing war crime charges in Serbia. The court released [BBC report] Haradinaj shortly thereafter…
Rank this Week: 310

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday April 27, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A last will can leave instructions for who will have custody of the deceased's children.These custody appointments are valid for…
  • Apr 26

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday April 26, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law.In difficult custody cases, a Court may request that the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL) become involved to investigate…
  • Apr 25

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Tuesday April 25, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law.The amount payable to wrongfully dismissed employee depends on length of employment, age salary and several other…
Rank this Week: 93

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Apr 27

    U.S. Supreme Court Says Due Process Requires Refund of Monetary Penalties for Invalidated Conviction

    U.S. Supreme Court Says Due Process Requires Refund of Monetary Penalties for Invalidated Conviction
    Fines and restitution may be imposed following a criminal conviction in conjunction with the sentence imposed.   Fines are commonly imposed in all criminal cases. The amount that may be imposed is generally determined by statute or at…
  • Apr 26

    Immigration, Drug Crimes Higher Priority than White Collar Crime

    Immigration, Drug Crimes Higher Priority than White Collar Crime
      It should come as no surprise that the current U.S. Justice Department is giving immigration and drug crimes a higher priority for prosecution than white collar crimes. White collar crime generally involves upwardly mobile people in…
  • Apr 23

    Unfair Federal Sentencing Scheme Causes Judge to Retire

    Unfair Federal Sentencing Scheme Causes Judge to Retire
    Federal judges retire, not as frequently as other government and private sector employees but eventually they do leave the bench, one way or the other. The ABA Journal reports that federal judges, like many other retirees, retire because they…
Rank this Week: 975

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Apr 27

    POSITION: Legal Assistant – Felony Division DEPARTMENT: State’s Attorney

    POSITION: Legal Assistant – Felony Division DEPARTMENT: State’s Attorney
    POSITION DESCRIPTIONPOSITION:                 Legal Assistant – Felony DivisionDEPARTMENT:        State’s…
  • Apr 26

    4 Reasons to Choose Illinois Central College's Paralegal Programs over ANY other Option

    4 Reasons to Choose Illinois Central College's Paralegal Programs over ANY other Option
    There are 4 general reasons the Illinois Central College Paralegal programs are the only Paralegal Education choice for anyone living in Central Illinois.ABA Approved: ICC is the ONLY community college to offer American Bar Association…
  • Apr 25

    Excellent Opportunity!

    Excellent Opportunity!
    TEMPORARY POSITION:The Dunlap Law Office, P.C., a downtown Peoria firm, has an immediate opening for a temporary position.  The law firm handles family law, estates, insurance defense work and creditor’s rights litigation. …
Rank this Week: 648

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Apr 27

    Carolinas Legal Writing Colloquium–Chapel Hill, NC

    Carolinas Legal Writing Colloquium–Chapel Hill, NC
    The UNC School of Law will host the 2017 Carolinas Colloquium on May 19, 2017. The Carolinas Colloquium is a biennial regional conference focused on legal research and writing. Registration...
  • Apr 27

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Dr. Vandana Shiva, Director, Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Ecology, India, presents today: Women Lead the Way: From Violence to Non-Violence, from Greed to...
  • Apr 27

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School John Mullen, Senior Advisor , Asia-Pacific Practice, McLarty Associates, presents today: “The Rule of Law: Rules-Based International Order and 21st Century Trade Agreements”.
Rank this Week: 346