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WUSTL School of Law News

WUSTL School of Law News

http://news.wustl.edu/_layouts/WUSTL.SharePoint.WebParts/CustomFeed.aspx?xsl=1&web=/schools/Law&page=ffd03ae5-7e53-44de-89b3-4672f3ea5710&wp=afe32abc-2fc9-4eac-80d2-26a459662960
  • Nov 10

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform

    Wash U Expert: Obama within rights to proceed on immigration reform
    With Republicans gaining control of Congress after the midterm elections, Speaker of the House John Boehner insists that President Barack Obama could get “burned” if he uses executive action to move forward on immigration reform…
  • Jun 8

    Staudt graduation speaker at University of Bergen

    Staudt graduation speaker at University of Bergen
    Nancy Staudt, dean of the Washington University School of Law and the Howard and Caroline Cayne Professor of Law, is serving as graduation speaker June 16 for the Faculty of Law at the University of Bergen in Bergen, Norway. The post Staudt…
  • Jun 5

    WashU Expert: Trump’s withdrawal from Paris Agreement a play to his base

    WashU Expert: Trump’s withdrawal from Paris Agreement a play to his base
    President Donald Trump has made the decision to pull the U.S. out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, a move that that cannot be justified on the stated grounds for withdrawal, says an expert in environmental law at Washington University in…
Rank this Week: 586

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
Rank this Week: 770

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…
  • Jun 22

    Hell's Kitchen, NYC

    Hell's Kitchen, NYC
    Jacob Riis photo of Bandits' Roost (1890) Old neighborhoods, like old people, have strong personalities. And they are feisty as Hell. The above photograph of an alley in Hell's Kitchen, then in its second century, was taken long before...
  • Jun 21

    Solstice: The Longest Day.

    Solstice: The Longest Day.
Rank this Week: 265

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 12

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog…

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog by Texas Defense Attorneys

Covers federal and state criminal law issues that come up during police stops all the way through sentencing. By Varghese Summersett PLLC.

https://versustexas.com/blog
  • Jun 23

    New Nondisclosure Law Allows for Nondisclosure of DWIs | DWI Nondisclosure

    New Nondisclosure Law Allows for Nondisclosure of DWIs | DWI Nondisclosure
    Nondisclosure of DWIs in Texas An individual charged with DWI is prohibited from getting deferred adjudication for their DWI in Texas. A nondisclosure is a legal remedy that allows for the criminal record relating to certain non-violent…
  • Jun 20

    Falsifying Drug Test Results: What Happens if You’re Caught Falsifying a Drug Test?

    Falsifying Drug Test Results: What Happens if You’re Caught Falsifying a Drug Test?
    Individuals who are facing drug tests because they are on bond or on probation sometimes panic and look for ways to defeat drug tests. A quick Internet search reveals hundreds of tips and tricks for passing a drug test, including potions,…
  • Jun 19

    SCOTUS to Decide Whether Cell-Site Location Information Requires a Warrant

    SCOTUS to Decide Whether Cell-Site Location Information Requires a Warrant
    Carpenter v. United States On June 5, 2017, the United States Supreme Court granted a petition to hear a major Fourth Amendment case decided by the Sixth Circuit, Carpenter v. United States. This case will decide whether it is…
Rank this Week: 925

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jun 23

    Target Pulls Hampton Creek Products – Salmonella and Listeria Risk

    Target Pulls Hampton Creek Products – Salmonella and Listeria Risk
    Bloomberg News reported today that Target began removing all of Hampton Creek Inc.’s products from its stores. According to Bloomberg, a Target spokeswoman said the company received allegations of food safety concerns as well as…
  • Jun 21

    Clostridium perfringens tied to Rifle Rodeo

    Clostridium perfringens tied to Rifle Rodeo
    The Post Independent reports that Colorado health officials have confirmed that the 80 people who became ill after attending the Rifle Rodeo early this month were stricken with a foodborne illness. Garfield County Public Health announced the…
  • Jun 21

    More Hummus Recalled over Listeria

    More Hummus Recalled over Listeria
    House of Thaller, a Knoxville Tennessee company, is voluntarily recalling selected 10 ounce packages of Hummus with Pine Nut Topping, because an ingredient supplier notified us that their ingredient has the potential to be contaminated with…
Rank this Week: 61

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 57

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: 7

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Elonis v. United States 16-1231 Issues: (1) Whether, as a matter of statutory or constitutional law, liability under 18 U.S.C. 875(c) requires an analysis of whether a reasonable person would be threatened by…
  • Jun 23

    Opinion analysis: In regulatory takings case, court announces a new test

    Opinion analysis: In regulatory takings case, court announces a new test
    Under the doctrine of regulatory takings, government regulation that goes “too far” in burdening property rights counts as a taking under the Fifth Amendment, entitling the owner to “just compensation.” In deciding…
  • Jun 23

    And then there were six – the remaining case

    And then there were six – the remaining case
    The justices are expected to take the bench on Monday at 10 a.m. to issue opinions in argued cases. There are six decisions still outstanding, involving everything from cross-border shootings to the death penalty and public funding for…
Rank this Week: 10

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jun 23

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup
    This week, David Gamage (Indiana) reviews a new article by Ari Glogower (Ohio State), Taxing Capital Appreciation, Tax Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, 2016. Income and wealth inequality have been rising as issues of national concern. One would…
  • Jun 23

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration
    Axios, Average Yearly Income of Top 1% in America: $1.3 Million Bloomberg, Ryan Gives Tax-Overhaul Pep Talk Amid Growing Doubts in GOP Bloomberg, Ryan Says Tax Overhaul Must Happen in 2017 to Rebuild Economy Cato Institute, Three Lessons from…
  • Jun 23

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    Above the Law, Law Firms Should Not Own Law Schools Renee Nicole Allen (Tennessee) & Alicia Jackson (Florida A & M), Contemporary Teaching Strategies: Effectively Engaging Millennials Across the Curriculum Robert C. Blitt (Tennessee)…
Rank this Week: 27

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    Non-Injury Crash on Interstate 15 Slows Traffic in the Construction Area North of Pocatello

    Non-Injury Crash on Interstate 15 Slows Traffic in the Construction Area North of Pocatello
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Jun 23

    Traffic Congestion in Pocatello Area

    Traffic Congestion in Pocatello Area
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Jun 23

    Injury Crash US12 MP65.3, Kamiah

    Injury Crash US12 MP65.3, Kamiah
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway…
Rank this Week: 200

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/
  • Jun 23

    Epstein on Moral Theory and Capitalism

    Epstein on Moral Theory and Capitalism
    Richard A. Epstein (New York University School of Law) has posted Smart Consequentialism: Kantian Moral Theory and the (Qualified) Defense of Capitalism on SSRN. Here is the abstract:\ Moral philosophers have often grappled with defining…
  • Jun 23

    Pearl on Climate Change, Predictive Failure, & Narrative

    Pearl on Climate Change, Predictive Failure, & Narrative
    M. Alexander Pearl (Texas Tech University School of Law) has posted The (Next) Big Short: Prediction, Narrative, and Law in the Climate Crisis on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Subprime Mortgage Crisis was a predictive failure that involved…
  • Jun 23

    Berman on Alexander on Principle

    Berman on Alexander on Principle
    Mitchell N. Berman (University of Pennsylvania Law School) has posted For Legal Principles on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Most legal thinkers believe that legal rules and legal principles are meaningfully distinguished. Many jurists may have…
Rank this Week: 15

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jun 23

    D.C. Circuit Says IDEA Class Action Not Moot

    D.C. Circuit Says IDEA Class Action Not Moot
    The D.C. Circuit ruled today that a class-action against the D.C. school system for failing to identify pre-school children with disabilities in violation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act was not moot just because the…
  • Jun 23

    En Banc Ninth Circuit Upholds Liquor Regulation Against First Amendment Challenge

    En Banc Ninth Circuit Upholds Liquor Regulation Against First Amendment Challenge
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its en banc opinion in Retail Digital Network v. Prieto, the Ninth Circuit rejected a First Amendment challenge to a California prohibition of alcohol manufacturers…
  • Jun 22

    Tenth Circuit Says Any Actual Injury Will Do in Establishment Clause Case

    Tenth Circuit Says Any Actual Injury Will Do in Establishment Clause Case
    The Tenth Circuit ruled this week that the mother of a school child had standing to challenge under the Establishment Clause the school's fundraising and support for a religious mission trip, even though the child received just one e-mail…
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The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
Rank this Week: 287

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 23

    [Ilya Somin] More on Murr – a response to Rick Hill

    [Ilya Somin] More on Murr – a response to Rick Hill
    New York University law Professor Roderick Hills has posted a thoughtful response to my post criticizing the Supreme Court’s just-issued decision in Murr v. Wisconsin. Rick makes two interesting arguments. Neither persuades me that Murr…
  • Jun 23

    [Sam Bray] Translating Genesi

    [Sam Bray] Translating Genesi
    Last year I published an article on the phrases “necessary and proper” and “cruel and unusual.” I argued that both phrases are best seen as instances of the figure of speech hendiadys. Hendiadys is the use of two…
  • Jun 23

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Should regulatory takings doctrine be reconsidered from the ground up?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Should regulatory takings doctrine be reconsidered from the ground up?
    Justice Clarence Thomas is well known for writing separate opinions highlighting the gap between the Supreme Court’s contemporary jurisprudence in a given area and the original constitutional understanding or original public meaning of…
Rank this Week: 4

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jun 23

    Eisenstadt and Geddes on Uber and the Workplace

    Eisenstadt and Geddes on Uber and the Workplace
    Congrats to Friends-of-blog Leora Eisenstadt and Deanna Geddes (Temple) who have a fascinating op-ed in The San Francisco Chronicle on the troubles at Uber and the law's contribution to the creation of angry workers and unhealthy workplaces.…
  • Jun 23

    The Conservative Case for Union

    The Conservative Case for Union
    Jonathan Rauch has written The Conservative Case for Unions in the Atlantic. Congratulations to Matt Dimick (Buffalo) for a prominent mention, and for Rauch's discussion of Dimick's work on the Ghent System. Here's an excerpt from the…
  • Jun 22

    Biagi Conference Call for Paper

    Biagi Conference Call for Paper
    The Call for Papers of the sixteenth International Conference in commemoration of prof Marco Biagi has been opened. The conference will take place in Modena (Italy) on 19-21 March 2018, and will be entitled “Assessing Worker Performance in…
Rank this Week: 84

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
  • Jun 23

    Bushrod Washington and Slavery

    Bushrod Washington and Slavery
    My research on what will be my next book continues.  An important part of the story will involve slavery. There is a delicious irony in the fact that Justice Washington, who owned slaves all of his life and inherited America’s most…
  • Jun 23

    Leopards and Their Spot

    Leopards and Their Spot
    My former colleague, Bill Bradford, is back in the news.  In 2005, he resigned from his position on our faculty, as summarized here. Two years ago he resigned his position as a lecturer at West Point, as summarized here. These scandals,…
  • Jun 20

    FAN 157.1 (First Amendment News) Music to their ears — The Slants win in SCOTUS: Commentaries, Podcasts & Interview

    FAN 157.1 (First Amendment News) Music to their ears — The Slants win in SCOTUS: Commentaries, Podcasts & Interview
    Music is the best way we know how to drive social change: it overcomes social barriers in a way that mob-mentality and fear-based political rhetoric never can — Simon Tam A major First Amendment victory — National ACLU The…
Rank this Week: 47

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 23

    WOULDN'T BUY MY IPHONE

    WOULDN'T BUY MY IPHONE
  • Jun 23

    CHOLULA!

    CHOLULA!
    @ 36000 feet? (Served on a recent United Airlines domestic flight.)
  • Jun 23

    FRUIT OR BUN?

    FRUIT OR BUN?
    Breakfast options on a recent United Airlines domestic flight.
Rank this Week: 8

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jun 23

    Article on Choosing Marriage

    Article on Choosing Marriage
    Kaiponanea T. Matsumura recently published an Article entitled, Choosing Marriage, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Questions about the choice to marry have dominated the public…
  • Jun 23

    Five Ways to Bulletproof Your Estate Plan

    Five Ways to Bulletproof Your Estate Plan
    Estate planning involves more than simply drafting a will. It is a comprehensive strategy that has many facets. Competent estate planners can help protect you and your loved ones during retirement, set up plans in case of incapacity, help…
  • Jun 23

    CLE on 14th Annual Changes and Trends Affecting Special Needs Trust

    CLE on 14th Annual Changes and Trends Affecting Special Needs Trust
    University of Texas at Austin School of Law is holding a CLE entitled, 14th Annual Changes and Trends Affecting Special Needs Trusts, which will take place February 15-16, 2018, at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Austin, Texas. Provided…
Rank this Week: 33

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jun 23

    More than 30 tons of Sam’s Choice ravioli recalled nationwide

    More than 30 tons of Sam’s Choice ravioli recalled nationwide
    Sam’s Choice brand beef ravioli distributed to Walmart stores nationwide is under recall because it may contain milk, which is a known allergen and is not declared on the product’s label as required by federal law.…
  • Jun 22

    Food safety universe dimmer with the loss of two bright star

    Food safety universe dimmer with the loss of two bright star
    Editor’s note: This column by Ben Chapman was originally posted on BarfBlog.com and is reposted here with permission. I never met Dave Theno. I saw him speak a few times at IAFP (International Association for Food Protection), and other…
  • Jun 22

    More independence for the European Food Safety Authority

    More independence for the European Food Safety Authority
    Ever since the European Food Safety Authority was founded 15 years ago, it has claimed to operate independently of its European Union funding sources, including the legislative and executive institutions of the Commission, Council,…
Rank this Week: 83

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Jun 23

    It Has to be Asked

    It Has to be Asked
    I’ve thought all along that the real Trump scandal would be financial rather than electoral — Kushner or someone going to the Russians for bailout money to rescue bad investments such as the 666 5th Ave. building. …
  • Jun 23

    Bow Ties are In Again

    Bow Ties are In Again
    “This year’s draft broke the record for the most freshmen chosen, but the real record might have been for the most bow ties worn by draftees.” – NYT, Bow Ties and Statement Sneakers at the N.B.A. Draft As someone who,…
  • Jun 22

    Monster Mashup

    Monster Mashup
    I’m guessing that most of the readers of this blog won’t care, and some others won’t agree, but I think it’s a shame that this piece of mashup brilliance by the Kleptones has only had fewer than 62000 views on ……
Rank this Week: 11

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Jun 23

    Anthem To Pay Record $115 Million To Settle Data Breach Lawsuit

    Anthem To Pay Record $115 Million To Settle Data Breach Lawsuit
    If approved, this will be the biggest data breach settlement in history.
  • Jun 23

    Not All Trial Lawyers Can Handle All Kinds Of Trial

    Not All Trial Lawyers Can Handle All Kinds Of Trial
    Make the right choices in what you handle to develop the career that is right for you.
  • Jun 23

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.23.17

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.23.17
    * An off-duty African-American police officer responded to gunfire heard from his apartment by grabbing his service weapon and heading out to assist his fellow officers. How do you think this blurb is going to end? If you answered "I don't…
Rank this Week: 6

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

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/
Rank this Week: 203

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jun 23

    Women, accustomed to the International Court of Justice

    Women, accustomed to the International Court of Justice
    HAGUE –  A briefing at the International Court of Justice was part of today’s Hague leg of the Global Governance Summer School that we at the University of Georgia School of Law Dean Rusk International Law Center are…
  • Jun 20

    UN Women and Promundo’s “Understanding Masculinities”: A Shift From Fact-Based to Social Construction-Based Analyses of Gender Issues?

    UN Women and Promundo’s “Understanding Masculinities”: A Shift From Fact-Based to Social Construction-Based Analyses of Gender Issues?
    UN Women and Promundo recently published “Understanding Masculinities,” the nearly-300 paged result of the International Men and Gender Equality Study (IMAGES) conducted in the Middle East and North Africa, conducted in Egypt,…
  • Jun 19

    Work On! ICCT Advanced Summer Programme

    Work On! ICCT Advanced Summer Programme
    Work On! is an occasional item about workshops, roundtables, and other fora that do not necessarily include publication: ► [insert media here: aligned right, a thumbnail-sized logo of the sponsoring organization, if available] The…
Rank this Week: 64

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 148

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Jun 23

    Miller on The Law of Time Travel

    Miller on The Law of Time Travel
    Akiva A. Miller has posted The Law of Time Travel on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Even as time machines remain as fictional as ever, time-travel stories hold important lessons for legal reasoning. Starting from the ancient paradigms of…
  • Jun 23

    Goodmark on Decriminalizing Domestic Violence

    Goodmark on Decriminalizing Domestic Violence
    Leigh Goodmark (University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law) has posted Should Domestic Violence Be Decriminalized? (40 Harvard Journal of Law and Gender 53 (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 1984, the United States started…
  • Jun 23

    Opinion finding prejudice from improper immigration advice leading to guilty plea

    Opinion finding prejudice from improper immigration advice leading to guilty plea
    The Chief Justice delivered the opinion of the Court in Jae Lee v. United States. Justice Thomas filed a dissenting opinion, in part of which Justice Alito joined. Justice Gorsuch did not participate.
Rank this Week: 55

Excess Copyright

Excess Copyright

Covers the harm of excess copyright enforcement. By Howard Knopf.

http://excesscopyright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 589

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Legal Recreational Marijuana Use and Employment Issue

    Legal Recreational Marijuana Use and Employment Issue
    For a long time, people have been wondering how medical marijuana use will affect their employment and what happens if they get a drug test. That is a complicated issue, and it depends a lot on your employer.  With marijuana being legal…
  • Jun 21

    Medical Marijuana Patients in Los Angeles Concerned About Possible Price Hike

    Medical Marijuana Patients in Los Angeles Concerned About Possible Price Hike
    In January, any adult in Los Angeles will be able to walk into a marijuana shop or dispensary and purchase marijuana for any use they see fit.  They can use it as a medicine or for recreational use. While California was the first state…
  • Jun 19

    Report: Cannabis Edibles for Pets is a Growing Industry

    Report: Cannabis Edibles for Pets is a Growing Industry
    There is a lot of money to be made in the medical marijuana industry.  Each year, more and more patients are turning to medical marijuana to treat various mental and physical ailments, and the types of medications on the market are…
Rank this Week: 191

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jun 23

    CFP: Trade, Law & Development

    CFP: Trade, Law & Development
    The Board of Editors of Trade, Law & Development [TL&D] is pleased to invite original, unpublished papers on international economic law for publication in the Winter ’17 Issue of the...
  • Jun 23

    Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship – Entrepreneurship

    Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship – Entrepreneurship
    The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation invites applications for the Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship (KDF), “an annual competitive program that awards up to 20 Dissertation Fellowship grants of $20,000 each to Ph.D.,...
  • Jun 23

    CFP: Cities as Ill Bodies in Films and Serie

    CFP: Cities as Ill Bodies in Films and Serie
    Prof. Anne Wagner invites submissions for an edited volume, Cities as Ill Bodies in Films and Series. Abstracts are due by Feb. 28, 2018. City is a living organism. It...
Rank this Week: 42

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • Jun 23

    UAA y Frigorizados la Huerta signan convenio de colaboración para realizar proyecto de investigación en beneficio del sector agroindustrial.

    UAA y Frigorizados la Huerta signan convenio de colaboración para realizar proyecto de investigación en beneficio del sector agroindustrial.
    FUENTE: Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior, ANUIES, www.anuies.mx Investigadores de la UAA y de la Universidad de Derby, Reino Unido, diseñarán software y hardware para…
  • Jun 23

    Crean “UBER” universitario en laboratorio de móviles del CUCEI

    Crean “UBER” universitario en laboratorio de móviles del CUCEI
    FUENTE: Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior, ANUIES, www.anuies.mx El servicio será exclusivo para estudiantes de la Red Universitaria y formará parte de la app Ventanilla del…
  • Jun 23

    La cocina solar

    La cocina solar
    Por Felipe Sánchez Banda Saltillo, Coahuila. (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Investigadores del Departamento de Investigación en Alimentos (DIA) de la Facultad de Ciencias Químicas (FCQ) en la Universidad Autónoma…
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this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Jun 23

    TWiL 391: Pai In The Sky

    TWiL 391: Pai In The Sky
    We light a candle for internet laws, the Swiss have holes in their speech protections, the internet is turning music upside down, Congress is doing the ostrich, Uber wish that it could too. Hosts: Denise Howell and Matt Curtis Guest: Peter…
  • Jun 16

    TWiL 390: Dr. Seuss in the Grotto with an Orion Slave Girl

    TWiL 390: Dr. Seuss in the Grotto with an Orion Slave Girl
    Is the rational basis test rational? Can you trademark the devils horns? Join Denise Howell, Mike Keyes, Andrew Torrez, and Matt Curtis discuss what you need to consider when you share a photo of yourself. Does the right to publicity preempt…
  • Jun 9

    TWiL 389: I Want a Bio Bot!

    TWiL 389: I Want a Bio Bot!
    Existential notions of who we are going to sue? Never! Join Mike Keyes, Natalie Nicole, Denise Howell, and Matthew Curtis as they discuss where you can practice math without a licence. The Supreme Court is checking on just where you lost your…
Rank this Week: 724

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    Donald Trump and Vladimir Nabokov @ArsScripta @FrankPasquale @NPR

    Donald Trump and Vladimir Nabokov @ArsScripta @FrankPasquale @NPR
    Over at NPR, Danielle Kurtzleben has an interesting discussion of Donald Trump as a "unreliable narrator," asking whether he resembles Nabokov as a writer and offering us an explanation of why his Twitter feed fascinates us so much…
  • Jun 23

    From the Creators of "Sherlock": A New Version of "Dracula"

    From the Creators of "Sherlock": A New Version of "Dracula"
    Sherlock creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat are turning to an interpretation of Bram Stoker's Dracula  as their next project. Given that Sherlock  was quite an interesting contemporarization (is that a word?) of Arthur…
  • Jun 23

    Falletti on Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) and the Sunset of Ancien Regime Legacy on Modern Legacy Culture

    Falletti on Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) and the Sunset of Ancien Regime Legacy on Modern Legacy Culture
    Elena Falletti, Carlo Catteneo University, has published Le Nozze di Figaro and the Sunset of Ancien Régime Legacy on Modern Legal Culture. Here is the abstract. The purpose of this abstract is focused on the character of the Count…
Rank this Week: 103

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/
  • Jun 23

    Potential New Two-Drug Treatment for Brain Injurie

    Potential New Two-Drug Treatment for Brain Injurie
    I’m Ed Smith, a Citrus Heights Brain Injury Lawyer. While a significant amount of research has been done regarding the treatment of traumatic brain injuries in recent years, the comorbidities continue to create significant stress for…
  • Jun 23

    Working Through the Grieving Process: Losing a Child

    Working Through the Grieving Process: Losing a Child
    I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Wrongful Death Lawyer. There isn’t a pain on this planet that can compare to that of losing a child. After all, children aren’t supposed to die and no parent should ever have to bury their child.…
  • Jun 23

    Car Accident Involving Merced Deputy

    Car Accident Involving Merced Deputy
    I'm Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. An on-duty deputy from the Merced County Sheriff's Department was patrolling in Merced during the evening hours of Saturday, June 17, 2017. The deputy was involved in a car accident with two…
Rank this Week: 421

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    Post-Mortem: Special Election Edition

    Post-Mortem: Special Election Edition
    Yes, the Democrats just lost two special elections for House seats -- in Georgia and South Carolina.  Together with earlier losses in Montana and Kansas, the Dems are 0-4.  (Actually, the Democrats did win a…
  • Jun 16

    No Lifetime Appointments While There Remains A Cancer On The Presidency

    No Lifetime Appointments While There Remains A Cancer On The Presidency
    As we brace for the next revelation to contribute to Trump's "downward spiral," as Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn) put it, let's not lose sight of the unmitigated and long-lasting damage the malevolent orange shit-gibbon…
  • Jun 15

    The Midnight Massacre: A Date Which Will Live In Infamy

    The Midnight Massacre: A Date Which Will Live In Infamy
    "There is actually a good argument that Tom Seaver should be regarded as the greatest pitcher of all time ... Seaver pitched for eight losing teams, several of them really terrible, and four other teams which had losing records except when…
Rank this Week: 299

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    6 Law Firm Management Fails You Need to Avoid

    6 Law Firm Management Fails You Need to Avoid
    No one starts out in business to fail, but fail you will if you don’t recognize that while you may practice law, you run a business. To avoid running it into the ground, you need to avoid these six law firm management fails: Failing to…
  • Jun 22

    What’s Your Excuse for Holding Your Law Firm Back?

    What’s Your Excuse for Holding Your Law Firm Back?
    There aren’t too many excuses I haven’t heard from attorneys that refuse to do what it takes to climb out of their rut and market their law firm effectively. I don’t have the time. I don’t have the money. I don’t…
  • Jun 20

    How Lawyers Are Using Social Media in 2017

    How Lawyers Are Using Social Media in 2017
    For the third year, legal practice website Attorney at Work has conducted an annual survey that reports on the social media habits, preferences and attitudes of attorneys. The latest survey, conducted in February 2017, gathered responses from…
Rank this Week: 430

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 163

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    In Mosque's Factional Dispute, Ohio Court Orders Dissolution and Reincorporation

    In Mosque's Factional Dispute, Ohio Court Orders Dissolution and Reincorporation
    In State of Ohio ex. rel. DeWine v. Omar Ibn El Khattab Mosque, Inc., (OH App., June 22, 2017), an Ohio appeals court exercising its original jurisdiction in quo warranto actions granted the state attorney general a writ…
  • Jun 23

    Court Temporarily Halts Deportation of 100 Iraqi Chaldeans and Minority Muslim

    Court Temporarily Halts Deportation of 100 Iraqi Chaldeans and Minority Muslim
    A Michigan federal district court yesterday issued a 14-day stay of the immediate deportation of over 100 Iraqi nationals who were arrested in immigration raids earlier this month.  Many of those arrested were Chaldeans. (See prior…
  • Jun 23

    10th Circuit: Qualified Immunity Protects Officer Who Told Suspect To Stop Praying

    10th Circuit: Qualified Immunity Protects Officer Who Told Suspect To Stop Praying
    In Sause v. Bauer, (10th Cir., June 20, 2017), the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of appeal dismissed on qualified immunity grounds a suit for damages alleging that police who were investigating a noise complaint violated plaintiff's 1st…
Rank this Week: 21

Constitution Daily

Constitution Daily

From the National Constitution Center.

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/
  • Jun 23

    A court term ends, a career change begin

    A court term ends, a career change begin
    Our Supreme Court correspondent, Lyle Denniston, is retiring as a regular Court reporter after 58 years. Here is a personal note from Lyle and a look at his noteworthy career.
  • Jun 23

    Supreme Court decides Takings Clause case as term winds down

    Supreme Court decides Takings Clause case as term winds down
    The Supreme Court has ruled on an important test first posed by Justice William Brennan nearly 40 years ago about property rights, as Justice Anthony Kennedy sided with the Court's four liberal Justices on Friday.
  • Jun 23

    Eminent domain still under fire

    Eminent domain still under fire
    On June 23, 2005, the Supreme Court ruled in the controversial, landmark case of Kelo v. City of New London.
Rank this Week: 897

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 80

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jun 23

    Imran O. Shaukat | Semmes, Bowen

    Imran O. Shaukat | Semmes, Bowen
    Imran O. Shaukat, an associate in the maritime practice group at Semmes, Bowen & Semmes, has been elected president of the Traffic Club of Baltimore. Founded in 1913, the Traffic Club of Baltimore fosters close relationships between the…
  • Jun 23

    Andrea Rodgers | Mercy Medical Center

    Andrea Rodgers | Mercy Medical Center
    Andrea Rodgers, BSN, Esq, has joined Mercy Medical Center as the hospital’s new director of risk management. Both a nurse and an attorney, Rodgers was awarded her BSN at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor at Widener…
  • Jun 23

    State Center attorneys seek to compel Maryland to hand over document

    State Center attorneys seek to compel Maryland to hand over document
    A hearing is set for Monday in Baltimore City Circuit Court to consider the validity of a motion by the attorneys for the beleaguered State Center project’s developer to force the state to hand over documents regarding the decision to…
Rank this Week: 87

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

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

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    One-Week FM Translator Filing Window for Class C and D AM Stations Opens July 26

    One-Week FM Translator Filing Window for Class C and D AM Stations Opens July 26
    The long-awaited filing window for certain Class C and D AM stations to apply for new FM translators will open at 12:01 a.m. EDT on July 26, 2017, and will close at 5:59 p.m. EDT (not at 11:59 p.m.) on August 2, 2017. A second window for…
  • Jun 23

    Major Changes Sought in Nascent Citizens Broadband Radio Service

    Major Changes Sought in Nascent Citizens Broadband Radio Service
    The Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) has not even been born yet, but already major industry players want to change its basic character.  CBRS, as its name implies, was conceived and approved by the FCC a couple of years ago as a…
  • Jun 22

    NTIA Seeks Comments on Cybersecurity Threat

    NTIA Seeks Comments on Cybersecurity Threat
    We’ve previously reported on a drone-related multistakeholder process convened by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), which is part of the Department of Commerce and is responsible for…
Rank this Week: 451

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Jun 23

    Bill Cosby Mistrial

    Bill Cosby Mistrial
    Comedian, actor, and America’s TV dad  Bill Cosby has been on trial for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand. Ms. Constand accused Cosby of sexually assaulting her and drugging her in 2004 at Cosby’s Philadelphia mansion.…
  • Jun 9

    The Paris Agreement on Climate Change

    The Paris Agreement on Climate Change
    On June 1st 2017, President Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. This accord was negotiated in 2015 to limit and reduce global warming.  Environmental organizations voiced their outrage…
  • May 26

    Inside the FBI, Comey Firing, and the Russia Connection

    Inside the FBI, Comey Firing, and the Russia Connection
    On May 9th, 2017, President Trump fired James Comey, the seventh Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Although the accounts are in dispute, it was reported that days before his dismissal, Comey had requested more resources for an…
Rank this Week: 380

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/
  • Jun 23

    A Half-Hearted Two Cheers for the Victory of Federalism over Property Rights in Murr v. Wisconsin

    A Half-Hearted Two Cheers for the Victory of Federalism over Property Rights in Murr v. Wisconsin
    Legal scholars like Ilya Somin who share my own libertarian inclinations are mourning the defeat of federally protected property rights in Murr v. Wisconsin. I am not ready to don black. While I agree with Ilya that there should be more…
  • Jun 23

    The exodus of high-band LSAT student

    The exodus of high-band LSAT student
    This is an extraordinary graph. It describes the big decline in applicants in the high band of LSAT scores. Of course, these are the students who would be admitted to top law schools and/or strong performing law schools with significant merit…
  • Jun 22

    The Nine Lives of Bivens (SCOTUS Symposium)

    The Nine Lives of Bivens (SCOTUS Symposium)
    In Ziglar v. Abbasi, the Court ruled against plaintiffs seeking relief from allegedly unconstitutional discrimination and abuse in the wake of 9/11. Perhaps the largest flashpoint in the case concerned the Court’s treatment of Bivens, a…
Rank this Week: 38

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Jun 23

    Blog Post: Mayors Say Cities Must Take Lead Fighting Climate Change

    Blog Post: Mayors Say Cities Must Take Lead Fighting Climate Change
    The spotlight shined hot on climate change Friday as the U.S. Conference of Mayors convened in Miami Beach, with leaders of the nation's cities saying they must take the lead on environmental efforts in the face of federal retreat.
  • Jun 23

    Blog Post: Fitch Says Eased Enviro Regs Won’t Spur Lasting Energy Boom

    Blog Post: Fitch Says Eased Enviro Regs Won’t Spur Lasting Energy Boom
    President Donald Trump’s promises to roll back federal environmental regulations are not expected to be a major driver of new oil and gas exploration and production but will more likely spark opposition among state and local regulators…
  • Jun 22

    Blog Post: New Energy Landscape Coming Under Trump, Report Say

    Blog Post: New Energy Landscape Coming Under Trump, Report Say
    The energy sector should prepare itself for a policy shift and the accompanying legal challenges now that the Trump administration has issued executive orders promising to ramp up oil and gas production while reducing federal oversight of the…
Rank this Week: 375