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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: 254

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

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

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
Rank this Week: 706

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Immigration symposium: Delays, detentions and due process – Why Jennings matter

    Immigration symposium: Delays, detentions and due process – Why Jennings matter
    Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia is the Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and founding director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Penn State Law-University Park and the author of  “Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial…
  • Jun 27

    Menu of today’s content

    Menu of today’s content
    Today we continue our symposium on the court’s ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer. Today’s contributions come from Erwin Chemerinsky, Hillary Byrnes and Fred Yarger. These and other contributions are…
  • Jun 27

    Death-penalty symposium: Even with this conservative court, some progressive wins remain possible

    Death-penalty symposium: Even with this conservative court, some progressive wins remain possible
    Brianne Gorod is Chief Counsel at the Constitutional Accountability Center. She filed an amicus brief in support of defendant Duane Buck in Buck v. Davis. With the election of Donald Trump as president and the addition of his Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Jun 27

    PROTECTING THE MAIN READING ROOM

    PROTECTING THE MAIN READING ROOM
    New York Public Library Main Reading Room Officially Enters Designation Process New York Public Library Reading Room. Image Credit: NYPL. If designated, reading and catalog rooms would join New York Public Library Building exterior,…
  • Jun 27

    SUPPORTING EUTHANASIA

    SUPPORTING EUTHANASIA
    Majority of Americans Remain Supportive of Euthanasia by Jade Wood and Justin McCarthy Story Highlights 73% support euthanasia, highest level since 2005 Liberals most supportive; weekly churchgoers least supportive A…
  • Jun 27

    BAD BATS?

    BAD BATS?
    Bats are the major reservoir of coronaviruses worldwide Results of a 20-country, USAID-funded PREDICT study combine fieldwork and viral testing to discover viruses with potential to spark a pandemic like SARS or MERS Columbia University's…
Rank this Week: 9

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Fake news about fake news.

    Fake news about fake news.
    Rush Limbaugh, today:Three CNN members of the new investigative unit have resigned, i.e., been fired. One of them is a guy named Thomas Frank...  the name might ring a bell. This guy wrote a book way back when called What’s the…
  • Jun 27

    "Nobody asked me to do this and it would not be the same thing I do if they had asked me."

    "Nobody asked me to do this and it would not be the same thing I do if they had asked me."
    "One is sometimes asked 'by what right' one presumes to offer judgement. Quo warranto? is a very old and very justified question. But the right and warrant of an individual critic does not need to be demonstrated in the same way as that of a…
  • Jun 27

    Samurai armor.

    Samurai armor.
    From the exhibit at the Chazen Museum:You can talk about whatever you want in the comments. I'm ending the morning session of blogging before the sharpness, humor, and insight fade. (May I just add a reminder that you can support this blog by…
Rank this Week: 167

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Jun 27

    Gatestone Institute: Childless European Leaders are ‘Sleepwalking Us to Disaster’

    Gatestone Institute: Childless European Leaders are ‘Sleepwalking Us to Disaster’
    (CNSNews.com) -- Because Europe’s top political leaders do not have children, they do not know what it means to be a mother or father and therefore have “no reason to worry about the future of the continent,” reported the…
  • Jun 27

    There's nothing more terrifying to the mountain lion than the voice of a 'super-predator'

    There's nothing more terrifying to the mountain lion than the voice of a 'super-predator'
    Hearing the human voice is enough to make the cats drop what they're doing and run as fast as they can, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Humans are the only 'super-predator' to...
  • Jun 27

    EPA moves to repeal Obama water rule | TheHill

    EPA moves to repeal Obama water rule | TheHill
    It’s the first formal step by the EPA to fulfilling President Trump’s campaign promise to repeal the 2015 “waters of the United States” regulation, which Republicans and numerous industry groups have long argued would…
Rank this Week: 600

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/
  • Jun 27

    “Let’s change how we elect the House of Representatives”

    “Let’s change how we elect the House of Representatives”
    Rep. Don Beyer WaPo oped: Democracy is in crisis. Even as the country is deeply divided along class and ideological lines, it seems to be unified in its frustration with our current brand of politics. Polls show that less than ……
  • Jun 27

    NC: “Judicial maps won’t be redrawn this session”

    NC: “Judicial maps won’t be redrawn this session”
    News & Observer: The bill to redraw judicial districts in North Carolina will not advance this session, the legislation’s sponsor said Tuesday. Rep. Justin Burr, a Republican from Albemarle, told The News & Observer that House…
  • Jun 27

    “California’s Low Voter Turnout Driven by Demographics”

    “California’s Low Voter Turnout Driven by Demographics”
    Release: California’s low voter turnout has two elements: a decline in the voter registration rate relative to other states and a decline in turnout in midterm elections. Each has a different origin in the state’s demographics,…
Rank this Week: 504

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

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

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

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Smuggling

    Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Smuggling
    News: The 2017 edition of the U.S. Department of State's annual Trafficking in Persons report is now available. Here is part of the description:"The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic…
  • Jun 24

    Regional Focus: America

    Regional Focus: America
    "Alternative Fact? More Democratic States are More Likely to Provide Refugee Protection," Alberta Law Review (Forthcoming) [postprint]- Focuses on Canada."Amid Economic Crisis and Political Turmoil, Venezuelans Form a New Exodus," Migration…
  • Jun 23

    Regional Focus: Syria

    Regional Focus: Syria
    7 Years into Exile: How Urban Syrian Refugees, Vulnerable Jordanians and Other Refugees in Jordan are Being Impacted by the Syria Crisis (CARE, June 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]For Syrian Refugees Celebrating Eid in Lebanon, the Environment is…
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The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
Rank this Week: 29

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Jun 27

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., San Francisco Cty., Docket 16-466

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., San Francisco Cty., Docket 16-466
    Jurisdiction (personal): Standing: Class action: Res judicata: The Court held that the defendant had standing to argue that the Kansas court had improperly exercised personal jurisdiction over the claims of the out-of-state class members…
  • Jun 27

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., San Francisco Cty., Docket 16-466

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., San Francisco Cty., Docket 16-466
    Specific Jurisdiction: Due Process Clause: Fourteenth Amendment: Fifth Amendment: Federalism:Reverses and remands 1Cal. 5th 783, 377 P. 3d 874 (S221038, August 29, 2016, Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of San Francisco…
  • Jun 27

    Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., Docket 16-349

    Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., Docket 16-349
    Debt collection:The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: who exactly qualifies as a “debt collector” subject to the Act’s rigors?1 ) someone hired by a creditor to collect an outstanding debt.2 ) But what if you purchase a…
Rank this Week: 8

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: 6

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm.

http://www.reyeslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 27

    Fidget Spinner Dangers Exposed by Mother

    Fidget Spinner Dangers Exposed by Mother
    In both Texas and Oregon, children have been rushed to the hospital after choking on fidget spinner pieces. Fidget spinners are made of small pieces and prongs with a circular pad in the middle. Users hold these gadgets by this middle circle…
  • Jun 26

    “My Case Was Settled… Our Bills Were Paid.”

    “My Case Was Settled… Our Bills Were Paid.”
    Maritza of Dallas, Texas, shares her Reyes Browne Reilley experience and level of satisfaction with our staff and customer service while helping her recover from damages stemming from a car wreck in Dallas. “My name is Marissa, and I am…
  • Jun 23

    “I was on 75 coming from Plano Parkway, and I got rear-ended from the back”

    “I was on 75 coming from Plano Parkway, and I got rear-ended from the back”
    LaQuana of Dallas, Texas, shares her Reyes Browne Reilley experience and level of satisfaction with our staff and customer service while helping her recover from damages stemming from a car wreck in Dallas. “Okay. Well, I was coming…
Rank this Week: 127

Antitrust and Competition…

Antitrust and Competition Newsletter

By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/antitrust/
  • Jun 27

    U.S. Supreme Court Limits Jurisdictions Where Non-U.S. Businesses May Be Sued

    U.S. Supreme Court Limits Jurisdictions Where Non-U.S. Businesses May Be Sued
    On June 19, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California,[1] a multi-plaintiff State product liability case in which the Court rejected a loose standard for personal jurisdiction for…
  • Jun 22

    Janssen Cilag S.A.S v. France: Approval of Broad and Indiscriminate Seizures by the European Court of Human Right

    Janssen Cilag S.A.S v. France: Approval of Broad and Indiscriminate Seizures by the European Court of Human Right
    On April 13, 2017 in Janssen Cilag S.A.S v. France,[1] the European Court of Human Rights (the “Court”) confirmed the validity of search and seizure operations carried out by the French Competition Authority at Janssen…
  • Jun 12

    FTC Sues Louisiana Appraisers for Price Fixing

    FTC Sues Louisiana Appraisers for Price Fixing
    On May 31, 2017, the FTC filed an administrative complaint alleging that the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board (“Board”), a state agency controlled by real estate appraisers, violated Section 5 of the FTC Act by fixing real…
Rank this Week: 110

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 140

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    Supreme Court to rule in New Jersey sports betting case

    Supreme Court to rule in New Jersey sports betting case
    The US Supreme Court [official website] granted certiorari [order list, PDF] in six cases Tuesday. In the consolidated cases of Christie v. NCAA and National Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association v. NCAA [SCOTUSblog materials], the court…
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court remands, orders reargument in several case

    Supreme Court remands, orders reargument in several case
    The US Supreme Court [official website] closed its 2016 term Monday with orders [order list, PDF] in several pending cases. The court ordered reargument in Jennings v. Rodrigues [SCOTUSblog Materials], in which the court must determine three…
  • Jun 27

    China dissident Liu Xiaobo released from prison after cancer diagnosi

    China dissident Liu Xiaobo released from prison after cancer diagnosi
    [JURIST] Human Rights Nobel Peace Prize winner [Nobel Prize profile] Liu Xiaobo [NYT profile, JURIST news archive] was released on medical parole as he was diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, Liu’s lawyer [NYT report] and prison…
Rank this Week: 82

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Jun 27

    EPA Staffers and Top Democrats Wary of Former Chemical Lobbyist Nancy Beck in Leadership Position

    EPA Staffers and Top Democrats Wary of Former Chemical Lobbyist Nancy Beck in Leadership Position
    The Trump administration is purportedly irking senior staffers at the Environmental Protection Agency with its appointment of Nancy Beck, a former industrial lobbyist, to a top position. Although the government recently released a list of…
  • Jun 27

    Trump Scores as Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Controversial Travel Ban

    Trump Scores as Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Controversial Travel Ban
    The Trump administration scored a partial victory Monday, with the Supreme Court agreeing to implement part of the president’s controversial travel ban. In its unsigned opinion, the justices lifted an injunction on part of the order,…
  • Jun 27

    Adamis Pharmaceutical’s Symjepi EpiPen Alternative Approved

    Adamis Pharmaceutical’s Symjepi EpiPen Alternative Approved
    There’s potential good news for those with serious allergies: Adamis Pharmaceutical’s Symjepi, an EpiPen alternative, has been granted FDA approval. Pricing information has yet to be released to the public, but the company…
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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/
Rank this Week: 410

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    DRYWALL POWDER LEFT FLORIDA MAN IN JAIL 90 DAYS

    DRYWALL POWDER LEFT FLORIDA MAN IN JAIL 90 DAYS
      DRYWALL POWDER WRONGFULLY DETERMINED TO BE COCAINE BY FLAWED FIELD TEST A Jacksonville.com story gives details into a tragic case in which an innocent man remained jailed for 90 days on suspicion of possession of cocaine.  The…
  • Jun 27

    POLICE SEARCH FOR TWO CAR BURGLARS ON DUVAL’S NORTHSIDE

    POLICE SEARCH FOR TWO CAR BURGLARS ON DUVAL’S NORTHSIDE
    BURGLARS UNIDENTIFIED AT PRESENT BUT A CLEAR VIDEO RECORDING EXISTS A recent News4Jax story is attempting to help catch to car burglars who were captured on home security surveillance system.  The report states that the car burglaries…
  • May 19

    FORMER CONGRESSMAN ANTHONY WEINER PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX CHARGE

    FORMER CONGRESSMAN ANTHONY WEINER PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX CHARGE
    FACES PRISON AND A LIFETIME OF SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION According to a recent article in the New York Times, former Democratic Congressman and New York City mayoral candidate, Anthony Weiner has entered a guilty plea to a federal charge of…
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Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 170

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/
  • Jun 27

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The Supreme Court’s 2016-2017 term – ‘the calm before the storm’

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The Supreme Court’s 2016-2017 term – ‘the calm before the storm’
    The Supreme Court’s just-concluded term was relatively quiet and inconsequential, as far as Supreme Court terms go. With only eight justices for most of the term, the justices avoided taking on too many difficult cases and appeared to…
  • Jun 27

    :@WilliamBaude: Same-sex marriage after Obergefell

    :@WilliamBaude: Same-sex marriage after Obergefell
    Yesterday the Supreme Court took action in two different cases about same-sex marriage. In one, Pavan v. Smith, the court summarily reversed an Arkansas Supreme Court decision about Arkansas’s birth-certificate regime, concluding that…
  • Jun 27

    [Jonathan H. Adler] En banc D.C. Circuit splits over constitutionality of SEC administrative law judge

    [Jonathan H. Adler] En banc D.C. Circuit splits over constitutionality of SEC administrative law judge
    One First Street was not the only place for dramatic legal developments on Monday. Just down Constitution Avenue, at the E. Barrett Prettyman Courthouse, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit was doing its part to help ensure that…
Rank this Week: 5

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Motorcycle Accidents in Miami

    Motorcycle Accidents in Miami
    Recent Miami Motorcycle Accidents When you are injured in a motorcycle accident in the Miami area, you need an accident lawyer who has experience. The motorcycle accident lawyers at Gerson & Schwartz serve clients with serious and…
  • Jun 19

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage
    For over a decade, Florida patients who were injured by a doctor’s negligence or malpractice have been limited in the amount they could recover in compensation. In medical malpractice lawsuits, injured patients could only recover…
  • Jun 11

    Protecting Your Rights after a Miami Car Accident

    Protecting Your Rights after a Miami Car Accident
    At Gerson & Schwartz, P.A., we are committed to representing the rights of people who have been hurt in motor vehicle crashes. Our Miami car accident lawyers will review your case for free and do not collect any legal fees unless we…
Rank this Week: 383

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injuries to minors, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse & neglect, premises liability, products liability, and wrongful death. By Kaplan Law, LLC.

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Problems at Keizer Day Care Center are Symptoms of Broader Issue

    Problems at Keizer Day Care Center are Symptoms of Broader Issue
    A recent article in The Oregonian details a distressingly long list of safety and oversight failures at a single daycare center in Keizer leading to a number of injuries to children. According to the newspaper the Iris Valley Learning Center…
  • Jun 20

    The Distracted Driving Technology that Could be a Game Changer

    The Distracted Driving Technology that Could be a Game Changer
    A few weeks ago I wrote about efforts to design a ‘breathalyzer for distracted driving’ – an app that law enforcement officers could use to determine whether a smartphone or other electronic device had been in use in the…
  • Jun 10

    New Facility May Improve Treatment of Mentally-Ill Inmate

    New Facility May Improve Treatment of Mentally-Ill Inmate
    A recent article in The Oregonian documented efforts by Disability Rights Oregon to convince “the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office to transfer jail inmates undergoing mental health crises to the city’s new emergency…
Rank this Week: 940

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Law In Popular Belief: A New Book From Manchester University Press @ManchesterUP

    Law In Popular Belief: A New Book From Manchester University Press @ManchesterUP
    New from Manchester University Press:Law in Popular Belief (Anthony Amatrudo and Regina Rauxloh, eds., 2017).From the publisher's website:In recent years there has been a significant growth in interest of the so-called "law in context"…
  • Jun 27

    Are These the Principles We're Looking For? Watching "Star Wars" and Thinking About International Relation

    Are These the Principles We're Looking For? Watching "Star Wars" and Thinking About International Relation
    Roy Lee discusses international law, policy, and human rights lessons we can draw from Star Wars, here, in a column for Jurist. Mr. Lee is Legislative Counsel, Law Officers of the Crown, Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK.Selected readings about…
  • Jun 27

    Domingo on the Law of Property in Ancient Rome @EmoryLaw

    Domingo on the Law of Property in Ancient Rome @EmoryLaw
    Rafael Domingo, Emory University School of Law; University of Navarra, has published The Law of Property in Ancient Roman Law. Here is the abstract. This paper addresses the Roman law of ownership and the rights that modified it, including,…
Rank this Week: 108

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/
  • Jun 27

    Hardie v. NCCA (9th Cir. - June 27, 2017)

    Hardie v. NCCA (9th Cir. - June 27, 2017)
    There's hard core and then there's hard core.The majority -- Judges Tallman and Friedland -- hold that the NCAA is allowed to categorically bar felons from coaching at NCAA-certified youth athletic tournaments even if that rule has a…
  • Jun 26

    Miranda v. Selig (9th Cir. - June 26, 2017)

    Miranda v. Selig (9th Cir. - June 26, 2017)
    Sometimes you file appeals (or even entire lawsuits) knowing full well that they're going to lose, but hoping -- sometimes without hope -- that the United States Supreme Court will eventually step in.Almost always, you're totally right that…
  • Jun 22

    Arias v. Raimondo (9th Cir. - June 22, 2017)

    Arias v. Raimondo (9th Cir. - June 22, 2017)
    If you're an attorney representing a defendant in an employment-related case, sometimes you find out -- and have good reason to find out -- that the plaintiff employee is an undocumented alien and hence not allowed to work, or remain, in the…
Rank this Week: 105

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 39

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/
  • Jun 27

    Seeking a CEO: $3 Billion California Stem Cell Agency Faces Critical Leadership Challenge

    Seeking a CEO: $3 Billion California Stem Cell Agency Faces Critical Leadership Challenge
    California's 12-year-old stem cell research effort is expected to give away tens of millions of dollars in public this week, but its most important matters -- issues that deal with its survival and future -- likely will be discussed behind…
  • Jun 15

    Guest Posting: "Stem Cell Options Should be on the Table"

    Guest Posting: "Stem Cell Options Should be on the Table"
    (Editor's note: The following is a guest posting from Joseph Rodota and Bernard Munos, both of whom have been active in California policy matters for some time. More biographical information can be found at the end of the item. The California…
  • Jun 13

    California Stem Cell Agency Reports 'Streak of Good News' on Asterias Spinal Therapy

    California Stem Cell Agency Reports 'Streak of Good News' on Asterias Spinal Therapy
    Asterias videoCalifornia's $3 billion stem cell program today reported ongoing rosy results in a clinical trial involving a therapy for severe spinal cord injury.The treatment is being developed Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., of Fremont,…
Rank this Week: 869

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 22

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers Illinois estate planning, real estate and trusts. By Wilson & Wilson.

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Co-Ops – A blast from the past

    Co-Ops – A blast from the past
    Like all other unique forms of real estate ownership, Co-Op Housing presents some interesting difficulties for those in the real estate market. The end of World War II marked the beginning of an acute housing shortage in the United States.…
  • Jun 20

    Powers of Attorney – The Forgotten Estate Planning Document

    Powers of Attorney – The Forgotten Estate Planning Document
    One of the most important, but most often overlooked estate planning documents, are the Powers of Attorney. Powers of Attorney fall into one of two categories: (1) Powers of Attorney for Property and (2) Powers of Attorney for Health Care.…
  • Jun 12

    Enhancing Special Needs Estate Planning – The ABLE Act in Illinoi

    Enhancing Special Needs Estate Planning – The ABLE Act in Illinoi
    In a time when advances in medicine are providing longer, more fulfilling lives for our family members with special needs, it is more important than ever to take advantage of all the financial planning tools available for their specific…
Rank this Week: 899

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    MMO takes the offensive

    MMO takes the offensive
    Sometimes I feel very coddled: I practice in southwest Ohio, and rarely hear about shenanigans in the exact opposite corner of the state, which also happens to be the home turf of Medical Mutual of Ohio. They keep me in the loop regarding…
  • Jun 27

    More ACA Anecdata

    More ACA Anecdata
    Another wonderful renewal case study. As we've reported over the years, we have a number of grandmothered plans ("If you like your plan, you can keep it.")("But make no changes"). Ralph and Laura (and their son) have a Medical Mutual…
  • Jun 26

    The More You Know: Flooding the zone

    The More You Know: Flooding the zone
    This, courtesy of PCI:[click to embiggen][Hat Tip: LexisNexis]Original content copyright © InsureBlog
Rank this Week: 320

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 674

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Reentry Anonymous speaks with inmates about support

    Reentry Anonymous speaks with inmates about support
    Mr. Ramon Semorile                                  Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown ManhattanLast month, BCS staff member Ramon Semorile…
  • Jun 18

    Center for Court Innovation Programs Partner to Support Father

    Center for Court Innovation Programs Partner to Support Father
    UPNEXT participant and BCS intern, Rahmel WarrenOn this Father's Days we want to highlight the work of our sister program, UPNEXT, who supports non-custodial fathers and unemployed men through job training and family engagement.  Bronx…
  • May 12

    Partners in Practice: John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Partners in Practice: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
    by Lovis Nelson-Williams, Compliance ManagerAbove: BCS Project Director, Maria Almonte-Weston with Intake Intern Chris Rivera and BCS Compliance Manager, Lovis Nelson-Williams; Below: Chris Rivera presents on his internship experienceBronx…
Rank this Week: 423

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Stitt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Stitt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Tennessee aggravated burglary is NOT a crime of violence. Details to be posted by whichever colleague whose thunder I just stole. I'm just really excited.Opinion here
  • Jun 16

    Sixth Circuit Recognizes Child Abuse Exception to Marital Communications Privilege

    Sixth Circuit Recognizes Child Abuse Exception to Marital Communications Privilege
    The marital communications privilege allows a defendant-spouse to preclude testimony by his or her spouse regarding confidential marital communications. The privilege has exceptions, of course, as do all privileges, and the Sixth Circuit…
  • Jun 6

    Certiorari granted in Sixth Circuit case involving seizure of cell phone location records.

    Certiorari granted in Sixth Circuit case involving seizure of cell phone location records.
    As noted in a previous post, the Sixth Circuit recently held in United States v. Riley that tracking a fugitive’s real-time GPS location through his cell phone was not a Fourth Amendment search. The Supreme Court has now taken up a…
Rank this Week: 417

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Jun 27

    Marketing By the Numbers, Part 2

    Marketing By the Numbers, Part 2
    Marketing by the Numbers, Part 2 About seven years ago, I created a 13-minute video entitled Marketing By the Numbers, where I showed, through the power of data, the rationale behind many recommended marketing practices. Although the stats…
  • Jun 27

    Why Regulators’ Ban on Avvo Hurts Not Only Consumers But Solo Lawyer

    Why Regulators’ Ban on Avvo Hurts Not Only Consumers But Solo Lawyer
    A few years back, my mischievous little bichon shitzu, Sadie managed to hop up on to the kitchen table, knock a rotisserie chicken off the table and along with her “sister” – our 90-pound Old English Sheepdog – polish…
  • Jun 22

    Making Sure Your Law Firm Goes Down in History

    Making Sure Your Law Firm Goes Down in History
    Some law firms make history, others write their own history.  At least, that’s what I gathered from this Humphrey Keenlyside’s article  in Bloomberg, discussing the apparent tradition of large law firms producing an…
Rank this Week: 557

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers cerebral palsy, crib death, Erb's palsy and other forms of birth injuries. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215
    The Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School shared a strongly worded letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking out against H.R. 1215. The letter, written on behalf of 80 major…
  • Jun 26

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
  • May 17

    $33.8 Million Malpractice Judgment for Family of Infant Injured During Birth

    $33.8 Million Malpractice Judgment for Family of Infant Injured During Birth
    After a healthy pregnancy, the parents of baby Earl Reese-Thornton, Jr. expected to leave North Shore Medical Center in Miami, Florida after the delivery of a healthy baby boy in December 2013. Instead they are facing the heartbreaking…
Rank this Week: 886

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers brain injuries from bicycle accidents, car accidents, medical malpractice an defective products. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobraininjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215
    The Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School shared a strongly worded letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking out against H.R. 1215. The letter, written on behalf of 80 major…
  • Jun 26

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
  • Apr 3

    CDC Says Falls the Reason Behind Record Number of Brain Injurie

    CDC Says Falls the Reason Behind Record Number of Brain Injurie
    In a CDC report released in mid-March, the government organization revealed that the number of reported brain injuries has increased dramatically since 2007. Brain injuries have been frequently studied and reported on in the news and…
Rank this Week: 900

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Jun 27

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215
    The Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School shared a strongly worded letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking out against H.R. 1215. The letter, written on behalf of 80 major…
  • Jun 26

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Major Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Major Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
  • Jun 26

    Nursing Home Employees Using Social Media to Share Cruel Resident Videos and Photo

    Nursing Home Employees Using Social Media to Share Cruel Resident Videos and Photo
    The Des Moines Register recently co-published a report with ProPublica, a public interest group, about the uptick in reports of nursing home employees using social media as a way to share demeaning photos and videos of residents. After…
Rank this Week: 119

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Jun 27

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215
    The Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School shared a strongly worded letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking out against H.R. 1215. The letter, written on behalf of 80 major…
  • Jun 26

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
  • Jun 21

    House Will Vote Soon on Protecting Access to Care Act

    House Will Vote Soon on Protecting Access to Care Act
    We’re in the final stretch of awaiting a House vote on H.R. 1215, otherwise known as the Protecting Access to Care Act. It is believed that a vote could happen at any time, leaving little time to waste in…
Rank this Week: 630

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Law Library of Congress Guide on European Union Law

    Law Library of Congress Guide on European Union Law
    In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, has published a short Guide to Researching EU Law. It was written by by Micaela DelMonte, a lawyer from the European Parliamentary Research Service who…
  • Jun 26

    July/August 2017 Issue of AALL Spectrum

    July/August 2017 Issue of AALL Spectrum
    The July/August 2017 issue of AALL Spectrum is now available online. It is the monthly publication of the American Association of Law Libraries. Among the feature articles are: Spotting Fake News: Best Practices for Authenticating…
  • Jun 24

    New Zealand Law Commission Final Report on Contempt of Court

    New Zealand Law Commission Final Report on Contempt of Court
    The New Zealand Law Commission has published its final report on the laws of contempt of court.The Commission writes that there is a great lack of certainty about contempt of court because the law in this area has evolved in a piecemeal…
Rank this Week: 414

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
  • Jun 27

    8 Strategies You Can Use to Fight Embezzlement Charge

    8 Strategies You Can Use to Fight Embezzlement Charge
    Embezzlement, sometimes referred to as employee theft, is the misappropriation of funds belonging to someone else but entrusted in your care. While this offense is generally brought against employees, it can be charged against anyone with a…
  • Jun 26

    Supreme Court Rules Brady Offers Little Relief to The Guilty

    Supreme Court Rules Brady Offers Little Relief to The Guilty
    In 1963, the U.S. Supreme Court in Brady v. Maryland held that criminal prosecutors must disclose evidence favorable to a defendant, upon his or her request, that is material to either guilt or punishment.   In 1985, the Supreme…
  • Jun 23

    Did President Trump Obstruct Justice? It All Comes Down to Intent

    Did President Trump Obstruct Justice? It All Comes Down to Intent
      “Asking [the] FBI to drop an investigation is obstruction of justice.”   That is what Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., thinks. And the lawmaker’s opinion carries significant weight: he is the ranking member of the House…
Rank this Week: 903

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Toking Tuesday: Your Medical Marijuana Law

    Toking Tuesday: Your Medical Marijuana Law
    Florida Today did a pretty good job laying out the ins and outs for Florida's newly minted medical marijuana regulations.Patients who suffer chronic pain related to 10 qualifying conditions — including epilepsy, cancer, ALS, multiple…
  • Jun 23

    Dear Florida Supreme Court: OMG.

    Dear Florida Supreme Court: OMG.
    Hi it's Friday be happy yada yada yada but what about this:When the sun goes down Jan. 7, 2019, Florida’s governor will be Rick Scott, and Barbara Pariente, Peggy Quince and R. Fred Lewis will almost certainly be justices on the state…
  • Jun 22

    Bobby Gilbert Reminds You of Who?

    Bobby Gilbert Reminds You of Who?
    No no no no, not citrus canker.I want to say Woody's best friend in Manhattan, turns out the guy's name is Michael Murphy?You know, that kind of smart, quiet, almost regal egghead bearing.Is there someone else?  I know there's…
Rank this Week: 12

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    What do you get if you are suing your landlord because your property is in poor repair?

    What do you get if you are suing your landlord because your property is in poor repair?
    Or Quantum in Disrepair Claims Claims against landlords relating to the poor repair of property are known as ‘disrepair’ claims and are subject to very complex rules. They are not easy claims to bring. There are two parts to a…
  • Jun 27

    Scams and Trends of Holiday Let

    Scams and Trends of Holiday Let
    Ben Reeve Lewis takes a look at holiday lets Working in rogue landlord enforcement you see trends in behaviours. For a while now its been the old scam of….. Give them a lodger agreement even though I don’t live in the…
  • Jun 24

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 19th June

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 19th June
    The continuing saga of the fallout from the Grenfell Tower fire is throwing up all sorts of issues. Including why this problem has occurred in the first place. It will be very interesting indeed to see the result of the police criminal…
Rank this Week: 81

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Jun 27

    Publication: Law in the Work of Félix González-Torre

    Publication: Law in the Work of Félix González-Torre
    Very happy to announce that the publication on Félix González-Torres and law is now available via the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. Great essays by Sonia Kumari, Joan Kee, Martha Buskirk, Gregory S. Alexander,…
  • Jun 21

    Jeff Koons, Just In Time?

    Jeff Koons, Just In Time?
    Is Paris getting a “free” Jeff Koons? Possibly, although it seems not all is well between the city of romance and Jeff Koons. But more interestingly is what French art critic, Judith Benhamou-Huet, calls…
  • Jun 19

    BREAKING: In Lee v. Tam, SCOTUS holds that disparagement provison is unconstitutional

    BREAKING: In Lee v. Tam, SCOTUS holds that disparagement provison is unconstitutional
    Opinion hot off the press here. NPR here. The Slants tweet here.  
Rank this Week: 114

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Testimony before USTR on NAFTA

    Testimony before USTR on NAFTA
    I'll be testifying later today on behalf of the Organization for Transformative Works, based on this submission (for which Betsy Rosenblatt deserves primary credit, though she couldn't fly across the country to attend--a stark reminder that…
  • Jun 27

    Reading list: right of publicity

    Reading list: right of publicity
    Mark Bartholomew, The Political Economy of Celebrity Rights Whittier Law Review, ForthcomingAbstract:This essay discusses how the right of publicity became such a robust property right — much more far-reaching than analogous rights…
  • Jun 22

    Copyright Office issues 1201 report

    Copyright Office issues 1201 report
    Available here.  It's a lot to go through, but on first inspection they seem to be trying to address persistent problems, though in the main not by accepting the advice that participants had for them (like scheduling 1201 exemption…
Rank this Week: 602

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jun 27

    SCOTUS Justice Circuit Assignment

    SCOTUS Justice Circuit Assignment
    The U.S. Supreme Court issued a new allotment order, assigning Justices to the various circuits.  The Circuit Justice generally rules on extension requests.  Stay requests are also addressed to the Circuit Justice, though these are…
  • Jun 27

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Federal Court Overturns Death Sentence:  A divided panel of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned the death sentence of an Oklahoma man who murdered his girlfriend's husband sixteen years ago.  Sarah Stewart of NBC News4…
  • Jun 26

    Abolitionism Hits Bottom

    Abolitionism Hits Bottom
    I've said a number of times, e.g., here, that the push to abolish the death penalty has, after years of making headway, probably gone as far as it's going to get. One way I check this is to look at the mid-year...
Rank this Week: 41