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Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/category/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?
    At this time of the year, I like to go back and reflect upon previous blog posts. One in particular stays with me, it is that of the Delia and Marvin family. It started as a normal Tuesday morning in the City of Chicago for this family. What…
  • Apr 28

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
  • Apr 19

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website
    Friends, Excited for the launch of our new and improved website. Please check it out at: www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/ Would love to hear your thoughts on the site. David Nemeroff, Nemeroff Law Office
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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 173

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

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

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

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975

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

    Mannish boys grow up to be Senators.

    Mannish boys grow up to be Senators.
  • Aug 6

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

    America's Street Fight: What's happens long-term? Does anyone have a clue?
    So what's the future for America and the West? What happens? Long-term, I mean. The divisiveness in this country is at an all-time high in my Boomer lifetime. No, I don't think it will result in civil war. Or in...
Rank this Week: 382

Lumen

Lumen

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

https://www.lumendatabase.org/
Rank this Week: 564

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    Emily Gerrick: Chipping Away at Debtors Prison Policie

    Emily Gerrick: Chipping Away at Debtors Prison Policie
    On the latest Reasonably Suspicious podcast, I interviewed Emily Gerrick, a staff attorney with the Texas Fair Defense Project specializing in policies surrounding people jailed for traffic-ticket debt. We only used a 5-minute segment for the…
  • Aug 18

    Do brain-science advancements, death-penalty debates point to need for third path on young adults and crime?

    Do brain-science advancements, death-penalty debates point to need for third path on young adults and crime?
    Our latest "Reasonably Suspicious" podcast segment, Death and Texas, has sparked a number of lively, behind-the-scenes discussions, so I thought I'd pull it out as a stand-alone and provide links to a number of related, relevant…
  • Aug 18

    More on limiting debtors prisons practice

    More on limiting debtors prisons practice
    The Texas Municipal Courts Education Center has issued a summary of new debtors-prison reform legislation (HB 351/SB 1923) as well as guidance related to various laws governing expunction of juvenile records. Check them out here.RELATED: In…
Rank this Week: 304

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Aug 20

    Scarcity of Abortion Clinics Drive Up Healthcare Cost

    Scarcity of Abortion Clinics Drive Up Healthcare Cost
    From Reuters Health: (Reuters Health) - The absence of a nearby abortion clinic drives up healthcare costs, a study of California's poor has found. Women who seek follow-up care but who don’t have a local clinic often feel compelled go...
  • Aug 19

    Unmarried Couples and Inheritance Right

    Unmarried Couples and Inheritance Right
    E. Gary Spitko (Santa Clara University School of Law) has posted on SSRN Intestate Inheritance Rights for Unmarried Committed Partners: Lessons for U.S. Law Reform from the Scottish Experience Iowa Law Review (forthcoming). Here is the…
  • Aug 18

    Divorce-Relocation Dispute

    Divorce-Relocation Dispute
    From U.S. News & World Report: TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Supreme Court ruling reverses a decades-old law and sets a new standard in the interest of children in divorce-relocation disputes. The court ruling Tuesday affects cases…
Rank this Week: 134

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

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Applying Chinese Law in US Courts: No Really, Despite it All

    Applying Chinese Law in US Courts: No Really, Despite it All
    Way back in 2008 I wrote a post immediately after one of my firm’s lawyers returned from a federal court hearing where the judge essentially said — near as I could tell without any basis in law — that service of an English…
  • Aug 19

    China Counterfeiting Cease and Desist Letters: The Power and the Risk

    China Counterfeiting Cease and Desist Letters: The Power and the Risk
    Hardly a week goes by without an American or a European company contacting one of our China lawyers wanting to retain us to “stop the counterfeits” of their products online and offline. Far too often these people believe one of…
  • Aug 18

    Beijing’s New Employment Laws: Terminating Probationary Employee

    Beijing’s New Employment Laws: Terminating Probationary Employee
    I have recently been focusing on Beijing with my China employment law posts because Beijing recently came out with new employment laws. The new laws, entitled the Responses to Several Issues Regarding Application of Law in Trial of Labor…
Rank this Week: 504

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
  • Aug 20

    Verizon ordered to arbitrate benefits claim

    Verizon ordered to arbitrate benefits claim
    A District Court in Pennsylvania has ordered Verizon to arbitrate a grievance filed by Communications Workers of America claiming that the Company breached a contractual prohibition on "Making any changes in the Verizon Pension Plan or the…
  • Aug 13

    Quick Hits - Deferral, neutrality, "flagrant misconduct" and excessive force

    Quick Hits - Deferral, neutrality, "flagrant misconduct" and excessive force
    Court upholds NLRB’s refusal to defer to arbitratorThe Eight Circuit has affirmed an NLRB decision (available here) refusing to defer to an arbitrator’s award (here).  Cooper Tire had dismissed Anthony Runnion for his conduct…
  • Aug 6

    Marriott challenges arbitrator's award on applicability of neutrality/card check agreement, impact of successorship language

    Marriott challenges arbitrator's award on applicability of neutrality/card check agreement, impact of successorship language
    Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide were both members of a multi-employer Hotel Association and were  bound by an Industry-Wide Agreement (IWA) between the Association and the New York Hotel and Motel…
Rank this Week: 23

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 20

    The RAISE Act Would Dramatically Change U.S. Immigration Law

    The RAISE Act Would Dramatically Change U.S. Immigration Law
    A few weeks ago, President Trump endorsed immigration reform in the name of the RAISE Act, S. 1720, which was introduced in the Senate by Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA). The RAISE Act would drastically reshape American...
  • Aug 20

    ICE Has Arrested More Than 400 In Operation Targeting Parents Who Pay Smuggler

    ICE Has Arrested More Than 400 In Operation Targeting Parents Who Pay Smuggler
    According to news reports, the U.S. government is putting immigrant parents in an impossible choice, reminiscent of the situation faced by a parent in the famous Meryl Streep movie Sophie's Choice. Parents Immigration and Customs Enforcement…
  • Aug 20

    Batten Down the Hatches: ICE director says his agents are just getting started

    Batten Down the Hatches: ICE director says his agents are just getting started
    In the seven months since Thomas Homan was appointed to carry out President Trump's promises to crack down on undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., he has been accused of abusing that power by targeting undocumented immigrants without…
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IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    When "mayo" is not manyonnaise, yet still is mayonnnaise: All a matter of the label?

    When "mayo" is not manyonnaise, yet still is mayonnnaise: All a matter of the label?
    When is “mayo” not mayonnaise yet still can be called “mayo”, even when the product has no egg-based ingredient? This Kat was reminded of this question in reading recently that Hampton Creek, Inc., a much ballyhooed,…
  • Aug 18

    Friday fantasie

    Friday fantasie
    I heard IP events?CITMA Autumn Conference -- IP and social media12th October 2017, 10am – 7pmHyatt Regency BirminghamEarn 5 hours’ CPDRegistration has opened, see further details here. UNION-IP September Dinner Meeting -…
  • Aug 18

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat Last Week!

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat Last Week!
    Been away and want to catch up with last week's IP news? No problem! As always, IPKat is here to bring you a quick summary - the 159th edition of Never Too Late.Keeping one eye open for the latest IP newsCross-undertaking in damages - Napp…
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How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 458

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Aug 20

    Sales Practices: Third-Party Risk Management Matters Too

    Sales Practices: Third-Party Risk Management Matters Too
    Sales practices in the financial services industry have come under increased scrutiny from both regulators and financial institutions since last year. The attention so far has been largely on the financial institutions’ sales practices,…
  • Aug 19

    Information Asymmetries Conceal Fraud and Systemic Risks in the U.S. Banking Industry

    Information Asymmetries Conceal Fraud and Systemic Risks in the U.S. Banking Industry
    U.S. Government Initiatives (USGIs) to “foster economic growth and vibrant financial markets through more rigorous regulatory impact analysis that addresses systemic risk and market failures, such as moral hazard and information…
  • Aug 18

    Regulating Motivation: A New Perspective on the Volcker Rule

    Regulating Motivation: A New Perspective on the Volcker Rule
    The myriad problems with the Dodd-Frank Act’s ban on proprietary trading by banks have led to a rare bipartisan consensus: the Volcker Rule must be pared back or even repealed. At the root of the Rule’s problems is a fundamental…
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Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Aug 20

    Right to a Jury Trial in Patent Validity / Revocation

    Right to a Jury Trial in Patent Validity / Revocation
    by Dennis Crouch Oil States Energy Services, LLC, v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC., now pending before the Supreme Court raises one important question: Issue: Whether inter partes review … violates the Constitution by…
  • Aug 19

    Short Non-Precedential Opinions?

    Short Non-Precedential Opinions?
    by Dennis Crouch Many of us have been criticizing the Federal Circuit new proclivity to issue no-opinion judgment – particularly in patent cases stemming from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. The Court appears to be…
  • Aug 18

    Breathing Preambles and Patent Ambiguity

    Breathing Preambles and Patent Ambiguity
    Georgetown Rail v. Holland (Fed. Cir. 2017) In a prior post, I noted that the Federal Circuit initially released this appellate decision under seal but requested that the parties show cause as to why it should remain under seal.  After…
Rank this Week: 614

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    NYT headline offers Trump a measure of praise.

    NYT headline offers Trump a measure of praise.
    "Protesters Flood Streets, and Trump Offers a Measure of Praise."Here's the part of the article about Trump:President Trump, who has faced unyielding — and bipartisan — criticism after saying that there was “blame on both…
  • Aug 20

    "Every time I do your show, it's almost like I'm on a black station... There's a certain clairvoyance that black folks born with."

    "Every time I do your show, it's almost like I'm on a black station... There's a certain clairvoyance that black folks born with."
    "We don't have as much as we used to, but that's always been there. And so, they can listen to you and know ain't no tricking going on, ain't no nothing. They don't even have to question. Very seldom you hear a black person talking about…
  • Aug 19

    Playing the wrong song.

    Playing the wrong song.
    On December 16, 1977, Elvis Costello was on "Saturday Night Live, and he was supposed to play "Less Than Zero." He gets started, then starts waving his hands and saying "Stop! Stop!"...and "I'm sorry, ladies and gentlemen, there's no reason…
Rank this Week: 193

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 20

    Short Take: Crazy Meets The 25th Amendment

    Short Take: Crazy Meets The 25th Amendment
    California Democrat Zoe Lofgren has proposed a new law that puts the screws to the president. A  new bill introduced in the House of Representatives would require President Donald Trump to undergo a physical and mental health exam…
  • Aug 20

    Lilla Isn’t Gay

    Lilla Isn’t Gay
    Mark Lilla took his career, if not his life, into his hands by writing an op-ed that he knew would make people’s heads explode. Even worse, his break from the progressive orthodoxy would mean that he was now a shitlord, racist, sexist,…
  • Aug 20

    The Court Of No Consent

    The Court Of No Consent
    Say a husband and wife want to engage in conjugal relations. They’re both into it. They’re married. What’s the problem? The well-intended protectors of the faith say “nope, no can do,” and warn the wife that if…
Rank this Week: 12

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Aug 20

    Sufficient Notice

    Sufficient Notice
    Partridge v Gupta (2017) EWHC 2110 (QB) Those who have been readers of this blog for a while may recall our campaign about evictions by High Court Sheriffs where the writs were (wrongly) obtained as an administrative act by using form N293A.…
  • Aug 14

    Job Ad – London Bridge

    Job Ad – London Bridge
    Anthony Gold Paralegal – Housing and property disputes team Based at London Bridge, SE1 Anthony Gold is looking for a Paralegal to join our Housing & Property Disputes team for a two-year contract. The role involves supporting the…
  • Aug 13

    Dwelling in temporary accommodation

    Dwelling in temporary accommodation
    Dacorum Borough Council v Bucknall (aka Acheampong) [2017] EWHC 2094 (QB) When is temporary accommodation provided under the Housing Act 1996 Section 193(2) duty occupied ‘as a dwelling’ fo the purposes of Section 3 Protection…
Rank this Week: 339

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 20

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
  • Aug 18

    Legal Education Goes Digital

    Legal Education Goes Digital
    For the past few years, Queen’s Law has been exploring new teaching and learning tools in the classroom and beyond. “Blended” learning has been a growing component in our teaching: providing more course materials and videos…
  • Aug 17

    2017 Annotated Quebec Civil Code Available for Free on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal

    2017 Annotated Quebec Civil Code Available for Free on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal
    The 20th edition (2017) of the Code civil du Québec annoté by Jean-Louis Baudouin & Yvon Renaud is now available on the website of the CAIJ. CAIJ is the Centre d’accès à l’information juridique, the…
Rank this Week: 567

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Fatal Accident Involving Cow Near Stockton

    Fatal Accident Involving Cow Near Stockton
    I'm Ed Smith, a Stockton personal injury lawyer. A man was driving his vehicle with four passengers near Stockton during the evening of Friday, August 11, 2017. The driver was unable to avoid a loose cow in the roadway, resulting in a…
  • Aug 20

    Ventura State Fair Loses Attendance Number

    Ventura State Fair Loses Attendance Number
    I’m Ed smith, a Ventura car accident lawyer. Attending the Ventura State Fair is something many residents look forward to. This year, however, attendance was decreased. There are several reasons this occurred.
  • Aug 20

    Motorcycle Crash Kills 61-Year-Old Man from Denair

    Motorcycle Crash Kills 61-Year-Old Man from Denair
    Motorcycle Crash Kills 61-Year-Old Man from Denair I’m Ed Smith, a Denair motorcycle accident lawyer. A 61-year-old man from Denair was killed in a motorcycle crash on Monday, August 14, according to the California Highway Patrol. The…
Rank this Week: 76

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz of Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    The Heavy Cost of Bicycle Accidents in the United State

    The Heavy Cost of Bicycle Accidents in the United State
    Bicycle accidents take a heavy toll on the US economy. Now, a new study finds that these crashes cost the American economy more than $24 billion a year in health care and other costs. What’s worse, the study also finds that those costs…
  • Aug 15

    Benefits of Oxygen Therapy for Brain Injury Patient

    Benefits of Oxygen Therapy for Brain Injury Patient
    For years now, proponents of hyperbaric oxygen therapy have claimed that the therapy can significantly help reduce the risk of long-term brain damage in persons who have suffered a brain injury. Recently, those claims appeared substantiated…
  • Jul 17

    Trucking Industry Will Push for Greater Weight Limits on Tractor-Trailer

    Trucking Industry Will Push for Greater Weight Limits on Tractor-Trailer
    This year, the trucking industry will push for legislation that will increase weight limits on tractor-trailers and 18-wheelers across the country. Unfortunately, heavier trucks on our highways will only increase the risk of accidents, and…
Rank this Week: 901

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Aug 20

    The Jesus Battery - Is It In Your Future?

    The Jesus Battery - Is It In Your Future?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Aug 19

    How To Get Android Apps On A Firestick

    How To Get Android Apps On A Firestick
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Aug 19

    Call Me Mr. Nerd

    Call Me Mr. Nerd
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 645

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Aug 20

    ISDS in the New NAFTA

    ISDS in the New NAFTA
    This is from Inside US Trade: U.S. negotiators are considering a new approach to the controversial investor-state dispute settlement mechanism featuring an opt-in clause that would allow each of the three NAFTA countries to decide whether to…
  • Aug 18

    NAFTA / WTO Conflict

    NAFTA / WTO Conflict
    This is from Inside US Trade: U.S. NAFTA negotiators are expected to push a proposal backed by Florida-based producers that would allow seasonal growers to qualify as the domestic industry in trade remedy cases despite not representing 51…
  • Aug 17

    Free Trade AND Free College-Why Not? The case for a centrist Democratic POTUS candidate who's also anti-establishment

    Free Trade AND Free College-Why Not? The case for a centrist Democratic POTUS candidate who's also anti-establishment
    (This post was inspired in some ways by Damon Linker's insightful writing about the current US political scene and in other ways by Edward Luce). Most of my political and economic ideas and ideals line up with the progressive movement...
Rank this Week: 406

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 14th August

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 14th August
    I don’t know about you but I’m not sure I can really bear to read much of the news just now. The twin disasters of the Brexit negotiations and the Trump Presidency both seem to be turning into a sort of horror story. A story where…
  • Aug 17

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #21

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #21
    Hello and welcome back to my fortnightly ramble through some of our housing related news items. Immigration in Cambridge There are many reasons for our housing crisis but it seems that in Cambridge they blame immigration. This is shown by a…
  • Aug 17

    Who does the tenant pay rent to if both landlord and agent say it should be paid to them?

    Who does the tenant pay rent to if both landlord and agent say it should be paid to them?
    This is a question to the blog clinic from Roberto who is a tenant. I have signed a contract with an estate agency four months ago. I paid regularly the rent and I have the bills. Today the landlord came to the house and said that the agency…
Rank this Week: 340

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    How to avoid injury from the insults and firebombs in court and beyond

    How to avoid injury from the insults and firebombs in court and beyond
    How does one avoid injury from the insults and firebombs in court and beyond? The story goes that one day a small bird tried landing on the palm of a t'ai chi ch'uan master. However, the t'ai chi master made his hand go so soft and…
  • Aug 19

    You may always decline being sprayed in court with proverbial prune juice and diarrhea

    You may always decline being sprayed in court with proverbial prune juice and diarrhea
    Each day in court is filled with experiences from fragrant flowers to fetid feces. You may always decline being sprayed with proverbial prune juice and diarrhea. Some people absolutely adore prunes, whether dried, stewed, or as juice. (Prunes…
  • Aug 18

    Virginia’s drug chemist lab is more backlogged than ever before

    Virginia’s drug chemist lab is more backlogged than ever before
    Virginia's government drug chemist lab is more backlogged than ever before, as confirmed in its August 16, 2017, memorandum here  That trend does not seem like it will be reversing any time soon. The post Virginia’s drug…
Rank this Week: 534

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    State trooper critically wounded in robbery investigation is expected to survive

    State trooper critically wounded in robbery investigation is expected to survive
    8-20-17 Pennsylvania: FAIRCHANCE — A Pennsylvania state trooper was critically injured when he was shot by a suspect in a robbery investigation before officers returned fire killing the shooter, state police said Saturday. A second…
  • Aug 19

    Registered sex offender shot to death when answering knock at door

    Registered sex offender shot to death when answering knock at door
    8-19-17 Louisiana: HREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The Sabine Parish Coroner has released the identity of a man shot to death when answering the door. The body of 72-year-old Jerry Wayne Scott was found in the doorway at his home in the 1300 block…
  • Aug 17

    Sex offender supervision unit ending in WV

    Sex offender supervision unit ending in WV
    8-18-17 West Virginia: HUNTINGTON - West Virginia's intensive supervision office, which employs dozens of officers who have spent nearly a decade herding hundreds of sex offenders, will end in September. The termination of the ISO program…
Rank this Week: 14

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Sunday Book Review Roundup

    Sunday Book Review Roundup
    In the The Atlantic is a review of Lincoln Mullen's The Chance of Salvation: A History of Conversion in America.  Svetlana Alexievich's "magnificent and harrowing" The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World…
  • Aug 18

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    A statue of Clarence Darrow has just gone up in the county courthouse in Dayton, Tennessee, where it joins one of William Jennings Bryan.  This Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of independence for India and Pakistan (which then…
  • Aug 18

    JOTWELL roundup: on Pfander, Fortner, Hinton, Chused & William

    JOTWELL roundup: on Pfander, Fortner, Hinton, Chused & William
    As regular readers know, JOTWELL's Legal History section is a great source for identifying must-read work in our field. Lately I've noticed lots of other JOTWELL sections also calling attention to historical work. Here's a roundup:Writing for…
Rank this Week: 126

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 19

    Federal suit claims Tennessee's "birth-control-for-sentence-reduction" policy violates constitutional rights of prison inmate

    Federal suit claims Tennessee's "birth-control-for-sentence-reduction" policy violates constitutional rights of prison inmate
    A former inmate of the White County Jail, Christel Ward, filed suit [Complaint, PDF] in the US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee [official website], Northeastern Division on Thursday claiming that her constitutional rights…
  • Aug 19

    El Salvador strikes down part of family code permitting child marriage

    El Salvador strikes down part of family code permitting child marriage
    The El Salvador Legislative Assembly [official website] unanimously voted [press release, Spanish] on Thursday to eliminate a law that allowed men to marry minors that they had impregnated. The legal age to marry in El Salvador was 18 even…
  • Aug 19

    US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 19 August 2017

    US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 19 August 2017
    Here’s the domestic legal news we covered this week: A married same-sex couple filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] against a former employer on Thursday in the US District Court for the Central District of California [official website]…
Rank this Week: 549

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Court Dismisses Church Trustee Challenges As Moot

    Court Dismisses Church Trustee Challenges As Moot
    In Johnson v. Barnes, (IN App., Aug. 17, 2017), an Indiana appellate court dismissed as moot a case in which the trial court had removed three trustees of the Pilgrim Baptist Church and ordered new elections. Those former trustees challenged…
  • Aug 18

    4,000 Faith Leaders Oppose Repeal of Johnson Amendment

    4,000 Faith Leaders Oppose Repeal of Johnson Amendment
    As reported by Americans United, this week a letter signed by more than 4,000 faith leaders from all 50 states (full text) was sent to members of Congress urging them to keep the Johnson Amendment in the Internal Revenue Code.  That…
  • Aug 18

    Northern Ireland Court Says No Right To Same-Sex Marriage

    Northern Ireland Court Says No Right To Same-Sex Marriage
    A trial court judge in the High Court of Northern Ireland yesterday held that the rights of same-sex couples under the European Convention on Human Rights are not infringed by the law of Northern Ireland which allows them only enter civil…
Rank this Week: 22

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
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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
  • Aug 19

    The Original Understanding of the ERA

    The Original Understanding of the ERA
    Following up on my last post, suppose that the Equal Rights Amendment is somehow ratified. How should we interpret a text proposed in 1972 and ratified, say, 50 years later? The 27th Amendment presents this issue in an even more acute way…
  • Aug 15

    The Ratification of the ERA

    The Ratification of the ERA
    A few months ago, Nevada ratified the Equal Rights Amendment proposed by Congress in 1972.  I have no idea if this was done for symbolic reasons or from a genuine desire to see the ERA ratified.  Nevada’s action, though,…
  • Aug 15

    The Vice Presidential Exception

    The Vice Presidential Exception
    Here’s a curiosity about our constitutional system. There is one person in the Administration that a President cannot fire–the Vice-President. Suppose a Vice President someday becomes so estranged with the President that he…
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Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    STARE AT THE ECLIPSE

    STARE AT THE ECLIPSE
    And other sayings from our President. "Stare at the eclipse. Only Obama-care doctors say you can't watch the eclipse. People have been watching eclipses since they were walking with dinosaurs and you never hear any of them went blind.So…
  • Aug 14

    SAY HELLO TO JUDGES MANSFIELD AND FRANCIS .....

    SAY HELLO TO JUDGES MANSFIELD AND FRANCIS .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:AND YOUR TWO NEW COUNTY COURT JUDGES ARE:JOSEPH MANSFIELD, Age 52.  Joe has served as an ASA since 2001.  He fills the vacancy created by Judge Victoria del Pino who was elevated to the Circuit Court.RENATHA…
  • Aug 8

    FIVE NEW JUDGES COMING TO A COURTROM NEAR YOU ......

    FIVE NEW JUDGES COMING TO A COURTROM NEAR YOU ......
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:AND YOUR NEXT CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE ...... Will be selected by Governor Rick Scott from among the below names. With the elevation of Judge Norma Lindsey to the 3rd DCA and the retirement of Judge Gisela Cardonne Ely, there…
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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/
Rank this Week: 58

Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Sato v. Sato

    Sato v. Sato
    Things would be simpler, but not nearly as interesting, if everyone remained in the same place. Hiroyuki Rex Sato, often referred to as Rex, immigrated with his family to British Columbia in 1969. He became a Canadian citizen in 1975.…
  • Jul 29

    Capacity to Marry: Devore-Thompson v. Poulain

    Capacity to Marry: Devore-Thompson v. Poulain
    Marriage has significant legal implications on the succession of property. Yet, I don’t come across either in my practice or my reading, that many cases where a marriage is challenged on the basis that someone did not have the mental…
  • Jul 19

    Johnson v. North Shore Yacht Works Corp.

    Johnson v. North Shore Yacht Works Corp.
    In British Columbia, a trustee acting in the administration of a trust is generally entitled to be reimbursed for his or her reasonable expenses out of the trust assets. But what if the trustee makes a contract in respect of the trust assets,…
Rank this Week: 370

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Aug 19

    Billionaire Paul Allen Finds Lost World War II Cruiser USS Indianapolis in Philippine Sea

    Billionaire Paul Allen Finds Lost World War II Cruiser USS Indianapolis in Philippine Sea
    Seventy-two years after two torpedoes fired from a Japanese submarine sunk cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-35), the ship’s wreckage was found resting on the seafloor on Saturday – more than 18,000 feet below the Pacific Ocean’s…
  • Aug 19

    Trump: "Who the f@&$ does this guy think he is?" - Axio

    Trump: "Who the f@&$ does this guy think he is?" - Axio
    Bannon didn't bother to go to work yesterday. He knew it was over. At the end, Trump was beyond fed up, viewing Bannon as a self-aggrandizer who had built a personal narrative as the grand puppetmaster. via www.axios.com Bannon needs...
  • Aug 19

    Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia | Miami Herald

    Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia | Miami Herald
    Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor and her husband — two of President Nicolas Maduro's most outspoken critics — fled the country and landed Friday afternoon in Colombia. via www.miamiherald.com
Rank this Week: 575

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Aug 19

    [Ilya Somin] Democracy and Brown v. Board of Education

    [Ilya Somin] Democracy and Brown v. Board of Education
    In her seriously flawed recent book Democracy in Chains, historian Nancy MacLean argues that James Buchanan and many other libertarians are anti-democratic and that their supposed opposition to Brown v. Board of Education helps prove the…
  • Aug 18

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

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

    [Ilya Somin] A cosmopolitan case against world government

    [Ilya Somin] A cosmopolitan case against world government
    The World Government Research Network has just published my new article, “A Cosmopolitan Case Against World Government.” Here is an excerpt, which briefly summarizes the rest: The debate over world government and “global…
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Aug 19

    Heckler's Veto?

    Heckler's Veto?
    According to reports, tens of thousands of counter-protesters showed up in marches and rallies in Boston, vastly outnumbering the few hundred people attending the the planned rally in Boston Common, which disbanded after an hour without…
  • Aug 18

    Trick plays and baseball rule

    Trick plays and baseball rule
    This is a great story about a trick play in a high-school baseball game. Called the "skunk in the outfield," the play arises with runners on first-and-third. The runner on first walks into right field, hoping to confuse the defense…
  • Aug 18

    Bolivia and Chile Head to ICJ Over Silala River

    Bolivia and Chile Head to ICJ Over Silala River
    While governance of transboundary international waterbodies is a constant challenge in many parts of the world, these challenges rarely result in cases before international tribunals. But Bolivia and Chile have brought competing claims over…
Rank this Week: 388

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    A Raymond Chandler Map of Los Angele

    A Raymond Chandler Map of Los Angele
    This item might make a great holiday gift for someone: it's a foldout map of Los Angeles showing points of interest mentioned in Raymond Chandler's novels. Put together by Herb Lester and published by Gestalten. I know it's a little…
  • Aug 17

    "Suits" Spinoff Will Star Gina Torres In a Series Set In Chicago @Suits_USA

    "Suits" Spinoff Will Star Gina Torres In a Series Set In Chicago @Suits_USA
    From The Hollywood Reporter: USA Network is planning a Suits spinoff to star Gina Torres, who plays Jessica Pearson in the current series. The pilot for the possible series will air as Suita' season 7 finale and debut in spring of 2018.…
  • Aug 16

    Makela on Whether Law Is an Academic Discipline

    Makela on Whether Law Is an Academic Discipline
    Finn Makela, Université de Sherbooke, Faculty of Law, has published Is Law an Academic Discipline? at 50(3) R.J.T.U.M. 422 (2017). Here is the abstract. This article engages with the existing literature on the role of legal research in…
Rank this Week: 295

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Aug 19

    Review of 2012 Class Actions Reported in Law360 Finds Benefits to Consumer

    Review of 2012 Class Actions Reported in Law360 Finds Benefits to Consumer
    Gary E. Mason of Whitfield Bryson & Mason LLP has written The Proper Measure Of The Value Of Class Actions for Law360. Excerpt: Of the 118 cases initiated in 2012, 102 (or nearly 90 percent) had reached a final resolution...
  • Aug 19

    Lauren Willis Article on Ordering Firms to Eradicate Their Own Fraud

    Lauren Willis Article on Ordering Firms to Eradicate Their Own Fraud
    Lauren E. Willis of Loyola of Los Angeles has written Performance-Based Remedies: Ordering Firms to Eradicate Their Own Fraud, 80 Law and Contemporary Problems 7-41 (2017). Here is the abstract: In resolving cases of unfair, abusive, and…
  • Aug 18

    Buckley Sandler Partners: Personnel Is Policy: Succession Possibilities At The CFPB

    Buckley Sandler Partners: Personnel Is Policy: Succession Possibilities At The CFPB
    In Law360, by Andrew Sandler and Benjamin K. Olson Here is an excerpt: It is not entirely clear whether the Dodd-Frank Act or the [Federal Vacancies Reform Act] controls in these circumstances. The one thing that is clear is that...
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Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Aug 19

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Scientists just found another worrying link between sugar and depression, Quartz Watching children learn how to lie The Conversation Model hallucinations Aeon How Smartphones Are Making Kids Unhappy NPR The First-Ever Brain-Controlled VR Game…
  • Aug 18

    “Should We Treat Vegetative and Minimally Conscious Patients as Persons?”

    “Should We Treat Vegetative and Minimally Conscious Patients as Persons?”
    "Should We Treat Vegetative and Minimally Conscious Patients as Persons?" by Matthew Braddock has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: How should we treat patients diagnosed as being in a persistent vegetative state (PVS)…
  • Aug 16

    "Views of Caregivers on the Ethics of Assistive Technology Used for Home Surveillance of People Living with Dementia"

    "Views of Caregivers on the Ethics of Assistive Technology Used for Home Surveillance of People Living with Dementia"
    "Views of Caregivers on the Ethics of Assistive Technology Used for Home Surveillance of People Living with Dementia" by Maurice Mulvenna, Anton Hutton, Vivien Coates, Suzanne Martin, Stephen Todd, Raymond Bond, and Anne Moorhead has been…
Rank this Week: 576

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
  • Aug 19

    “Trump Election Commissioners Are Resisting Efforts to Protect Elections From Hacking”

    “Trump Election Commissioners Are Resisting Efforts to Protect Elections From Hacking”
    Pema Levy for Mother Jones: Christy McCormick, a Republican commission member, said in a statement the next day that Russian interference was a hoax used by the federal government to gain access to state-run election systems.…
  • Aug 18

    Want to Work with Port Chester, NY on Alternative Voting Options?

    Want to Work with Port Chester, NY on Alternative Voting Options?
    Here’s the RFQ. Looks like a good opportunity.  More background: The Village of Port Chester, New York seeks an expert to conduct research and voting data analysis that would support consideration of various election system…
  • Aug 18

    Texas Appeals 3-Judge Court Ruling on Congressional Redistricting to Supreme Court

    Texas Appeals 3-Judge Court Ruling on Congressional Redistricting to Supreme Court
    Press release. The case is not final, and so there may be some issues with this being an appeal of an interlocutory (interim) order. On the merits, the ruling is pretty good for Texas compared to what the Court might … Continue reading…
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I/P Updates

I/P Updates

Offers news and information for intellectual property practitioners. By William F. Heinze.

http://ip-updates.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Justin bieber @ metlife stadium in east rutherford, nj, metlife stadium, august 23

    Justin bieber @ metlife stadium in east rutherford, nj, metlife stadium, august 23
    Who replaced former drummer John Kiffmeyer in 1990 prior to the recording of the band’s second studio album, want to beat the bulge? Others were suspicious about the timing of the drills, love you so much my cute. AZ and is known for…
  • Aug 19

    Ringo starr @ abraham chavez theatre in el paso, tx, abraham chavez theatre, october 30

    Ringo starr @ abraham chavez theatre in el paso, tx, abraham chavez theatre, october 30
    The current line, you agree to the Universal Music Group Privacy Policy. The All Starrs include Todd Rundgren, ringo starr @ abraham chavez theatre in el paso, tx, abraham chavez theatre, october 30 Starr announced a fall 2017 U. Alongside an…
  • Aug 19

    Tuxedo @ the independent, the independent, may 14

    Tuxedo @ the independent, the independent, may 14
    Line gown tuxedo @ the independent, the independent, may 14 misty tulle features layers of decadent hand, she came to us from somewhere in the neighborhood. Son of Barbara and Bob Swanson, and a warm fuzzy critter to have around. In lieu of…
Rank this Week: 520

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
Rank this Week: 437

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Aug 19

    The little-known truth about how you fool yourself.

    The little-known truth about how you fool yourself.
    The human mind is prone to misjudge many things in very predictable ways. We now know this from many years of rigorous psychological research. Even scientists dismiss findings of how their own minds operate. Everyone (even data-obsessed…
  • Jul 14

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip
    Someone sent me an email out of the blue the other day. It contained a link to an online article posted by someone we both know. The email had only the link, and was preceded by the following word: “Hmmmmmmm…” That meant I…
  • Jul 14

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip
    Someone sent me an email yesterday, out of the blue. It contained a link to an article posted by someone we both know. The email had only the link, and was preceded by the following word: Hmmmmmmm… That meant I was supposed to find…
Rank this Week: 503

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Aug 19

    The Right to (Black) Life

    The Right to (Black) Life
    The New York Times (Aug. 9, 2017): The Right to (Black) Life, by Renee Bracey Sherman Three years since the killing of Michael Brown, women of color are asserting that one of the greatest civil rights issues of our time...
  • Aug 18

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

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

    Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion

    Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion
    Washington's Top News (August 12, 2017): Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion, by The Associated Press A bill that would require women to purchase separate insurance for abortions that are not medical emergencies has passed…
Rank this Week: 250

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/
Rank this Week: 26