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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…
  • Jan 19

    WashU Expert: Advice to Congress on immigration

    WashU Expert: Advice to Congress on immigration
    Stephen Legomsky, the John S. Lehmann University Professor Emeritus and noted expert on immigration law, urges the new Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform. The post WashU Expert: Advice to Congress on immigration appeared first…
  • Jan 19

    WashU Expert: Advice to Congress on environment

    WashU Expert: Advice to Congress on environment
    Maxine Lipeles, director of the Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic, urges Congress to continue U.S. participation in the international Paris Accord. The post WashU Expert: Advice to Congress on environment appeared first on The Source.
Rank this Week: 597

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and…
  • Jan 8

    Traders Charged With Trading on Hacked From Lawyers – Posted by Brenda Hamilton

    Traders Charged With Trading on Hacked From Lawyers – Posted by Brenda Hamilton
    Going Public Lawyer  On December 27, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged three Chinese traders with fraudulently trading on hacked nonpublic market-moving information stolen from two prominent New York-based law firms,…
Rank this Week: 768

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: 528

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Jan 19

    Ministra Cármen Lúcia lamenta a morte de Teori Zavascki

    Ministra Cármen Lúcia lamenta a morte de Teori Zavascki
    “A consternação tomou conta do Supremo Tribunal Federal, neste 19 de janeiro, com a notícia da morte de um dos mais brilhantes juízes que ajudaram a construir a história deste Tribunal e do…
  • Jan 19

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para sexta-feira (20/01)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para sexta-feira (20/01)
    Revista Justiça Nesta sexta-feira, o procurador federal Pedro Beltrão, no quadro “Atualidades do Direito”, faz uma retrospectiva das principais decisões do Supremo Tribunal Federal de 2016. O tema desta…
  • Jan 18

    Presidente do STF pede informações em ação sobre pagamento de precatórios do RJ

    Presidente do STF pede informações em ação sobre pagamento de precatórios do RJ
    A presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ministra Cármen Lúcia, requisitou, com urgência, informações à União e a tribunais sediados no Estado do Rio de Janeiro para subsidiar a…
Rank this Week: 90

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 16

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

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Jan 19

    American Pediatric Association Recommends against Using Baby Powder

    American Pediatric Association Recommends against Using Baby Powder
    Only the hardest of heart doesn’t like the fresh, innocent smell most commonly associated with babies: baby powder. However, baby powder detractors may be on to something. Even the American Pediatric Association (APA) recommends against…
  • Jan 19

    Lawsuit Revived In Missouri Regarding Naked Pretrial Detainee

    Lawsuit Revived In Missouri Regarding Naked Pretrial Detainee
    Imagine that you’re a pretrial detainee in a little jail in Missouri. Now imagine that, as a detainee in that small jail, you’re forced to go naked for several hours while your only set of clothes are in the laundry. The only…
  • Jan 19

    Infant Car Seats Recalled – Parents Please Read

    Infant Car Seats Recalled – Parents Please Read
    A recall of infant car seats was recently issued by Thorley Industries, doing business as 4Moms. The issue behind the recall is a tight rivet that’s causing problems with the coupling hook. The coupling hook in the affected units may…
Rank this Week: 211

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jan 19

    Justice Reinvestment Act faces implementation challenges, lawmakers told

    Justice Reinvestment Act faces implementation challenges, lawmakers told
    Justice Reinvestment Act hearing reveals implementation challenges under the landmark 2016 measure that changes the way Maryland’s criminal justice system treats non-violent offenders from a tool of punishment to a gateway to treatment.
  • Jan 19

    Bill seeks repeal of MTA farebox mandate

    Bill seeks repeal of MTA farebox mandate
    Activists backing robust public transportation argue that a mandate for the Maryland Transit Administration to recover 35 percent of its operating costs from fares and other revenues distorts the evaluation of the system’s efficiency.…
  • Jan 19

    Hogan legislation focuses on redistricting, ethics and lobbying reform

    Hogan legislation focuses on redistricting, ethics and lobbying reform
    ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan Thursday announced a set of proposed measures he said would reform state government in the wake of a number of recent criminal and ethics investigations of state and local officials. The four-bill…
Rank this Week: 47

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Jan 19

    Zero Waste is Within Our Reach, But….

    Zero Waste is Within Our Reach, But….
    By Sarah Levinson I would have guessed that my fellow EPA employees would be leaders when it comes to recycling and reducing wastes. Turns out we are leaders, but not quite as far out front as I had hoped. In 2015, a presidential Executive…
  • Jan 19

    EPA Regulations and Court Victories Translate Directly into Wins for the American People

    EPA Regulations and Court Victories Translate Directly into Wins for the American People
    Over the past few years we have heard a pretty constant refrain about “EPA overreach” which is shorthand for saying EPA has gone beyond the authority given to it by Congress.   Even though as Administrator both Lisa…
  • Jan 19

    Innovation in Government

    Innovation in Government
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick EPA and other federal agencies are tasked with finding solutions to some of the world’s most pressing and complicated problems. These problems require innovative solutions, which EPA supports through use of…
Rank this Week: 87

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/
  • Jan 19

    DESIGNATING NORTHERN MANHATTAN A LANDMARK

    DESIGNATING NORTHERN MANHATTAN A LANDMARK
    Hearing Held on Potential Designation of Northern Manhattan Historic District Proposed Morningside Heights Historic District. Image Credit: LPC. Designation of 115-property district widely supported by community and elected…
  • Jan 19

    HAWAII HAPPY SENIORS!

    HAWAII HAPPY SENIORS!
    For Older Adults, Hawaii Leads U.S. States in Well-Being by Dan Witters Story Highlights Hawaii again leads U.S. in well-being among older residents West Virginia's older residents have lowest well-being Hawaii,…
  • Jan 19

    SUPPRESSING PROSTATE CANCER

    SUPPRESSING PROSTATE CANCER
    Scripps Florida scientists uncover new way to defeat therapy-resistant prostate cancer Scripps Research Institute IMAGE: Associate Professor Jun-Li Luo led the new study on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute.…
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Jan 19

    Crash Blocks US93 South of Twin Fall

    Crash Blocks US93 South of Twin Fall
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jan 19

    I90 Open

    I90 Open
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Jan 19

    I90 Closure Westbound I90@34

    I90 Closure Westbound I90@34
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
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Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    INAUGURATION PRIMER

    INAUGURATION PRIMER
    The interregnum (what a great word) ends tomorrow as Donald J Trump takes the oath of office and becomes the 45th  president of the United States. CJ John Roberts will administer the oath. Query/trivia: who was the last person who…
  • Jan 18

    ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER JOA

    ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER JOA
    Not quite a JOA, but another Not Guilty for everyone's favourite federal blogger and a damn good criminal defense attorney: PRESS RELEASE REGARDING NOT GUILTY VERDICT OF MEDICAL DOCTOR MICHAEL…
  • Jan 16

    RIDING A TIGER

    RIDING A TIGER
    THERE IS NEVER A WRONG TIME TO DO THE RIGHT THING.The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. A new President takes office in five days. Qi hu nan xia"When on the tiger's back, it's hard to dismount."Chinese Proverb.See You In…
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Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 33

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Jan 19

    Trump Treasury Nominee Answers on Tax Whistleblower Issue

    Trump Treasury Nominee Answers on Tax Whistleblower Issue
    January 19th, 2017, today, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing to consider President-Elect Trump’s pick for the Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin. The National Whistleblower Center asked its supporters to insist that the…
  • Jan 17

    Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence Commuted

    Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence Commuted
    The White House announced today that President Obama commuted the prison sentence of whistleblower Chelsea Manning. Manning was convicted of stealing and disseminating government documents and videos to WikiLeaks. Manning, a former US…
  • Jan 17

    NWC Presents Whistleblower Rewards before Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking

    NWC Presents Whistleblower Rewards before Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking
    This morning, National Whistleblower Center (NWC) Executive Director Stephen Kohn addressed the Federal Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking, a group of private sector experts charged with advising the Presidential Task Force on a…
Rank this Week: 271

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: 9

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

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

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 130

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    National Constitution Center Podcast on Tam

    National Constitution Center Podcast on Tam
    Deborah Gerhardt, Ilya Shapiro,  and I discuss Tam. The podcast can be found at the National Constitution Center's website, as well as on iTunes and other platforms.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Jan 19

    Seen around town: transformative works of the day, inauguration edition.

    Seen around town: transformative works of the day, inauguration edition.
    Seen on my way back from the Tam oral argument:Activist Comicshttp://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Jan 19

    9th Circuit rejects Slep-Tone's anti-copying claim couched as TM claim

    9th Circuit rejects Slep-Tone's anti-copying claim couched as TM claim
    Slep-Tone Entertainment Corp. v. Wired for Sound Karaoke & DJ Servs., LLC, No. 14-17229 (9th Cir. Jan. 18, 2017) (per curiam)Slep-Tone makes karaoke music tracks under the trademark “Sound Choice.” They’re released on…
Rank this Week: 162

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
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The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    TCPA Class Action

    TCPA Class Action
    Several firms across the country are currently investigating the possibility of forming a class action against telemarketers using... Read More The post TCPA Class Action appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Jan 17

    The Expert Institute Named Best Expert Witness Provider by National Law Journal, Texas Lawyer, and Legal Time

    The Expert Institute Named Best Expert Witness Provider by National Law Journal, Texas Lawyer, and Legal Time
    The Expert Institute continues to win accolades across the country as the premier expert witness provider from leading... Read More The post The Expert Institute Named Best Expert Witness Provider by National Law Journal, Texas Lawyer, and…
  • Jan 17

    Philadelphia Court Upholds $13.7 Million Award in Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Case

    Philadelphia Court Upholds $13.7 Million Award in Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Case
    Originally published on Mass Tort Nexus Emphatically rejecting post-trial defense arguments, a Philadelphia Judge upheld a $13.7 million... Read More The post Philadelphia Court Upholds $13.7 Million Award in Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Case…
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Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jan 19

    Article on Gift Tax Consequences Between American & Brazilian Spouse

    Article on Gift Tax Consequences Between American & Brazilian Spouse
    Flávia Allegro Gerola recently published an Article entitled, Gift Tax Consequences Between Spouses of Different Citizenships: A Comparative Analysis Between American and Brazilian Laws, 31 Probate & Property 54 (Jan/Feb 2017). Provided…
  • Jan 19

    The Final Battle of the War on Estate Tax

    The Final Battle of the War on Estate Tax
    President-elect Donald Trump will soon assume his position, and as it stands, the Democrats have control over the Executive and Legislative branches, but their party was severely wounded after the election. Consequently, many assume that they…
  • Jan 18

    Article on ESOPs & EOT

    Article on ESOPs & EOT
    Christopher Michael recently published an Article entitled, The Employee Ownership Trust, an ESOP Alternative, 31 Probate & Property 42 (Jan/Feb 2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: For the last four decades, an employee…
Rank this Week: 49

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jan 19

    IntLawGrrls welcomes Alice Bullard

    IntLawGrrls welcomes Alice Bullard
    Today we welcome a post on inauguration events from Dr. Alice Bullard. Alice is an historian and a human rights and environmental law lawyer in Washington, D.C. Formerly a tenured historian, she is now the President and Chief Executive…
  • Jan 19

    Trump Inauguration Events Jan 19, 2017

    Trump Inauguration Events Jan 19, 2017
    President Elect Donald Trump’s only tweet in the last seven hours (as of about 3pm EST, Jan 19th), is the relatively inoffensive, “Getting ready to leave for Washington, D.C. The journey begins and I will be working and fighting…
  • Jan 19

    Write On! 2d annual “Revisiting the Role of International Law in National Security” workshop

    Write On! 2d annual “Revisiting the Role of International Law in National Security” workshop
    Many conversations in the U.S. about situations of armed conflict – within civil society, academia, and the U.S. government – center on “national security law,” often drawing primarily from domestic law and military…
Rank this Week: 46

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/
Rank this Week: 7

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jan 19

    Trump to Allow DACA to Die a Natural Death?

    Trump to Allow DACA to Die a Natural Death?
    Amanda Becker for Reuters reports that : "Trump will likely seek to undo an Obama executive order known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) that allowed people brought into the United States illegally as children to stay in…
  • Jan 19

    Storm Clouds on the Horizon? As soon as he is inaugurated, Trump will move to clamp down on immigration

    Storm Clouds on the Horizon? As soon as he is inaugurated, Trump will move to clamp down on immigration
    Brian Bennett of the Los Angeles Times reports that aides are clearing the way for President-elect Donald Trump to take the first steps toward transforming the immigration system as soon as he takes office today. Gone will be the temporary...
  • Jan 19

    Guest Post Arkady Bukh, Esq.: Nevada's Struggle With Immigration May Have a Savior

    Guest Post Arkady Bukh, Esq.: Nevada's Struggle With Immigration May Have a Savior
    Nevada's Struggle With Immigration May Have a Savior by Arkady Bukh, Esq. In recent correspondence with Representative Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Nevada's Jason Frierson urged the…
Rank this Week: 31

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jan 19

    Major Crossover Move: Michelle Lee Staying on as PTO Director?

    Major Crossover Move: Michelle Lee Staying on as PTO Director?
    The Hill and others are reporting that USPTO Director Michelle Lee will stay on as PTO Director under President Trump.  No official statement yet (perhaps because PTO Chief Communications officer Patrick Ross resigned yesterday).…
  • Jan 19

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain
    Joseph Robinson, Irina Vainberg, Heather Ettinger, & Grace Yang: District Court Broadens Scope Of Patent Ineligibility Under 101 Nick Wingfield & Mike Isaac: Mark Zuckerberg Testifies In Oculus Intellectual Property Trial Inna Dahlin…
  • Jan 19

    Trading Technologies: User Interface for Stock Trading

    Trading Technologies: User Interface for Stock Trading
    Before writing more about Trading Technologies v. CQG, I will first note that TT is my former client and I personally filed the original complaint in this very case 12 years ago (2005).  Although TT is no longer my client, I am…
Rank this Week: 196

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Cal Surpremes issue opinion on New Trial procedure

    Cal Surpremes issue opinion on New Trial procedure
    See Kabran v. Sharp Memorial Hospital for the unanimous opinion, which states:We conclude that Code of Civil Procedure section 659a does not deprive a court of fundamental jurisdiction to consider affidavits submitted after the 30-day…
  • Jan 19

    MetNews on the two Division 5'

    MetNews on the two Division 5'
    Yesterday's Perspectivescolumn in the MetNews was titled Div. Five Presiding Justices in L.A. anad San Francisco: Worlds Apart: Paul A. Turner Has an Aversion to Parties Litigating in the Court of Appeal Anonymously; Barbara J.R. Jones…
  • Jan 19

    RIP Judge/Justice Timlin

    RIP Judge/Justice Timlin
    The DJ reports the death at age 84 of Judge/Justice Robert Timlin in Central District Judge Known for Being Fair, Kind. President Clinton nominated him to the Central District in 1994 (and he took senior status in 2005). But before that he…
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Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Jan 19

    Federal Court Again Says Agency Erred By Not Clarifying Proposal Error

    Federal Court Again Says Agency Erred By Not Clarifying Proposal Error
    A procuring agency erred by failing to seek clarification of obvious errors in an offeror’s proposal, according to a recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. In Level 3 Communications, LLC v. United States, No. 16-829 (2016),…
  • Jan 18

    ITVAR Nonmanufacturer Subject To 150-Employee Size Standard, Court Say

    ITVAR Nonmanufacturer Subject To 150-Employee Size Standard, Court Say
    An offeror submitting a proposal under a solicitation designated with the Information Technology Value Added Resellers exception to NAICS code 541519 must qualify as a small business under a 150-employee size standard–even if the…
  • Jan 16

    SDVOSB Fraud: Indictment In $13.8 Million “Rent-A-Vet” Case

    SDVOSB Fraud: Indictment In $13.8 Million “Rent-A-Vet” Case
    Two Missouri men have been indicted for allegedly perpetrating an SDVOSB “rent-a-vet” scheme to fraudulently obtain 20 contracts totaling more than $13.8 million. According to a Department of Justice press release, the veteran in…
Rank this Week: 703

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
  • Jan 19

    Decriminalization of Marijuana in Texas: Legislation to Watch in 2017

    Decriminalization of Marijuana in Texas: Legislation to Watch in 2017
    The Backdrop: A Nationwide Movement towards Decriminalization and Legalization Recreational Use As of 2017, twenty-eight states currently allow for the legal use of some form of marijuana, with eight states and one territory allowing for…
  • Jan 16

    Is it Illegal to Dab in Texas? (Possession of Wax, BHO, Hash Oil, and other THC Concentrates)

    Is it Illegal to Dab in Texas? (Possession of Wax, BHO, Hash Oil, and other THC Concentrates)
    Dabbing involves the flash vaporization of cannabis concentrate. This is usually achieved by applying the concentrate to a hot surface before it is inhaled. A dabber takes a portion of sticky hash oil or wax, then dabs it on the end of a…
  • Jan 16

    Delivery of Marijuana in Texas | Delivery of Marijuana Charges Defense

    Delivery of Marijuana in Texas | Delivery of Marijuana Charges Defense
    In October 2015, Gallup polls reported that 58% of Americans favored legalization of marijuana. In October of 2016, Gallup released a poll showing 33 million Americans smoked marijuana. (Compare this to 40 million cigarette smokers.) Just…
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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/
  • Jan 19

    Investigador construye microscopios de efecto túnel

    Investigador construye microscopios de efecto túnel
    Ensenada, Baja California.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).-Como un trabajo paralelo a sus labores de investigación, el doctor José Valenzuela Benavides, investigador del Centro de Nanociencias y Nanotecnología…
  • Jan 19

    Diseñan sistema para el reconocimiento del lenguaje de seña

    Diseñan sistema para el reconocimiento del lenguaje de seña
    Xalapa, Veracruz.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).-  La Universidad Veracruzana, a través del Centro de Investigación en Inteligencia Artificial (CIIA), desarrolla un sistema que ayudaría a la…
  • Jan 19

    Desde España, un mexicano innova tecnología para mayor aprovechamiento de energía eólica

    Desde España, un mexicano innova tecnología para mayor aprovechamiento de energía eólica
    En la generación de energías limpias para nuestro país, la eólica es de vital importancia en la estrategia de planeación energética, así como por su enorme potencial de aprovechamiento De…
Rank this Week: 746

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    Federal judge orders Defense Department to release Abu Ghraib photo

    Federal judge orders Defense Department to release Abu Ghraib photo
    A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Wednesday that the Department of Defense must release a cache of photos taken at Abu Ghraib and other sites in Iraq and…
  • Jan 19

    New Jersey court upholds firing of corrections officer who wore hijab to work

    New Jersey court upholds firing of corrections officer who wore hijab to work
    [JURIST] A New Jersey appeals court on Wednesday upheld [opinion, PDF] the firing of corrections officer Linda Tisby, who was terminated for wearing a hijab to work as an expression of her religious beliefs. Tissuey, who had worked for the…
  • Jan 19

    Rights groups express concern over Facebook censorship

    Rights groups express concern over Facebook censorship
    Seventy-seven advocacy groups penned a letter [text, PDF] to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg Wednesday asking for transparency in the social media website’s censorship of speech. The groups are concerned with Facebook’s…
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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/
  • Jan 19

    Huang on Law and Moral Dilemma

    Huang on Law and Moral Dilemma
    Bert I. Huang (Columbia Law School) has posted Law and Moral Dilemmas (Harvard Law Review, Vol. 130, p. 659, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: If your self-driving Volvo suddenly must decide whether to swerve into one pedestrian in...
  • Jan 19

    Robinson & Williams on Insanity

    Robinson & Williams on Insanity
    Paul H. Robinson and Tyler Scot Williams (University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania, Students) have posted MAPPING AMERICAN CRIMINAL LAW An Exploration of the Diversity Among the States: Ch. 14 Insanity Defense (In…
  • Jan 19

    Dix-Carneiro et al. on Economic Shocks and Crime

    Dix-Carneiro et al. on Economic Shocks and Crime
    Rafael Dix-Carneiro, Rodrigo R. Soares and Gabriel Ulyssea (Duke University, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA)) have posted Economic Shocks and Crime:…
Rank this Week: 103

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    BILL BERENSON AGAIN NAMED ONE OF THREE BEST INJURY LAWYERS IN FORT WORTH

    BILL BERENSON AGAIN NAMED ONE OF THREE BEST INJURY LAWYERS IN FORT WORTH
    Berenson Injury Law is proud to announce that attorney Bill Berenson has been honored as being one of the three best injury lawyers in Fort Worth for the fourth year in a row. Three Best Rated® is a national rating service that recognizes…
  • Jan 17

    Affluenza Teen Case Update

    Affluenza Teen Case Update
    I was prompted to post about Ethan Couch after Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), one of my favorite organizations, just emailed a list of its national accomplishments in 2016. Its top one was in our infamous case, where MADD helped…
  • Jan 16

    Deadly Airbag Company’s Execs Indicted, $1 Billion Fine Levied

    Deadly Airbag Company’s Execs Indicted, $1 Billion Fine Levied
    Takata’s defect has killed 11 people and injured over 100 others Capping an extraordinary week for corporate crime busting, on Friday Takata plead guilty to fraud charges and agreed to pay a whopping $1 billion fine. And three…
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PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Jan 19

    Harvard Law School Postdoc Fellowship Opportunitie

    Harvard Law School Postdoc Fellowship Opportunitie
    From our friends at the Harvard Law School, check out these great opportunities for up-and-coming property law scholars: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Private Law The Fellowship is a two-year, residential postdoctoral program specifically…
  • Jan 12

    Pomeroy on Property Law and Air Right

    Pomeroy on Property Law and Air Right
    Chad J. Pomeroy (St. Mary's) has posted All Your Air Rights Belong to Us (Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: Privacy and property rights are tricky subjects for a variety of reasons.…
  • Jan 7

    Berger on the Fiscal Wisdom of Regulatory Takings Compensation

    Berger on the Fiscal Wisdom of Regulatory Takings Compensation
    Bethany Berger (Connecticut) has posted The Illusion of Fiscal Illusion in Regulatory Takings (American University Law Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: In January 2016, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Murr v. Wisconsin, the first…
Rank this Week: 589

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    JACKSONVILLE COUPLE ARRESTED FOR DEALING DRUGS WHILE A CHILD WAS PRESENT

    JACKSONVILLE COUPLE ARRESTED FOR DEALING DRUGS WHILE A CHILD WAS PRESENT
    SUSPECT NOT ARRESTED UNTIL MULTIPLE SALES A recent News4Jax story gives details into the arrest of Reco Benefield and Amber Troutman for drug charges and child neglect.   The news report states that an undercover Jacksonville…
  • Jan 4

    GROUP OF TEENS STEAL $18,000 WORTH OF PURSES

    GROUP OF TEENS STEAL $18,000 WORTH OF PURSES
    Teens Steal Purses in Coordinated Theft A recent report by News4Jax states that nearly $18,000 of high end purses were stolen from a Kate Spade store at the St. Augustine Outlet Mall.  The theft happened during normal business…
  • Dec 21

    SANTA ARRESTED IN JACKSONVILLE, ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS

    SANTA ARRESTED IN JACKSONVILLE, ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS
    SANTA COULD MISS CHRISTMAS On December 19, 2016 undercover detectives from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office arrested Isaac Earl Geiger for several narcotics charges.  Per a News4Jax story, the Sheriff’s office were…
Rank this Week: 648

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 175

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Jan 19

    Watkins v. State and Jury Impeachment in Georgia

    Watkins v. State and Jury Impeachment in Georgia
    In yesterday's Undisclosed episode, we noted how the defense team filed an application for writ of habeas corpus in the Joey Watkins case. We also noted how, amazingly, the case that most strongly supports Joey's appeal is actually another…
  • Jan 18

    The Court of Special Appeals Grants the State & Adnan Leave to Appeal

    The Court of Special Appeals Grants the State & Adnan Leave to Appeal
    Today, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland issued an order that mainly did two things: (1) granted the State leave to appeal the portion of Judge Martin Welch's order granting Adnan Syed a new trial based upon his cell...
  • Jan 10

    The Allen Charge Project: Kansa

    The Allen Charge Project: Kansa
    The key Kansas case on the Allen Charge is State v. Salts, 200 P.3d 464 (Kan. 2009). In Salts, Alan Salts was charged with indecent liberties with a child. Before jury deliberations, the judge gave the jury the following instructions:...
Rank this Week: 940

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Court adds two more cases to its merits docket

    Court adds two more cases to its merits docket
    With the Supreme Court closed tomorrow for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, the justices met today, one day early, for their private conference. One week after adding 16 new cases to their docket, today the justices granted…
  • Jan 19

    Roe: Telling the stories behind the landmark decision

    Roe: Telling the stories behind the landmark decision
    When walking into a play titled Roe, one might expect a dry analysis of a legal case or a fiery pro-choice rally. Instead, Roe delivered a clever, often comic portrayal of the two women at the center of the story behind the controversial…
  • Jan 19

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Yesterday the court heard two hours of oral argument. The first hour featured Lee v. Tam, a First Amendment challenge to a government refusal to trademark a disparaging name. Amy Howe analyzes the argument for this blog. Also covering the…
Rank this Week: 10

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Using Social Media To Build Your Online Reputation

    Using Social Media To Build Your Online Reputation
    BY GARRY J. WISE, SENIOR COUNSEL I was recently interviewed by Law Times correspondent Jim Middlemas on the role of social media in Canadian law practices.It was a good opportunity to briefly discuss the history of Canada's legal…
  • Jan 19

    Can Your Last Will and Testament Prevent Your Ex From Getting Child Custody After Your Death?

    Can Your Last Will and Testament Prevent Your Ex From Getting Child Custody After Your Death?
    BY PAUL ADAM, ASSOCIATE LAWYERAfter a marital separation, some parents will, for better or worse, go to unimaginable lengths to prevent their ex-partners from havingcustody or access to the children of the marriage.Can this fight continue…
  • Jan 19

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday January 19, 2017. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 19, 2017 at 6:33am PSTIf a deceased person owed support to a spouse or…
Rank this Week: 240

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 58

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    ‘Essen Sued for Wage Violation

    ‘Essen Sued for Wage Violation
    ‘Essen, a to-go café with locations in Midtown East, Hell’s Kitchen, and Financial District in New York City, has been hit with a wage violation lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges that the cafe failed to pay several cooks, food…
  • Jan 12

    Reichenbach Hall Sued for Wage Violation

    Reichenbach Hall Sued for Wage Violation
    A wage theft lawsuit has been filed against Reichenbach Hall, a German beer hall located in midtown Manhattan. The lawsuit charges that the restaurant cheated its waiters and waitresses out of minimum wage and overtime pay. The servers claim…
  • Dec 29

    Restaurant Workers Get Pay Hike on December 31, 2016

    Restaurant Workers Get Pay Hike on December 31, 2016
    On December 31, 2016, restaurant workers throughout New York State will begin to see changes in the payment structure of their wages.   Back of the House Workers   Back of the house workers (cooks, dishwashers, stockers, and others…
Rank this Week: 765

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Plaintiff Stripped of Costs For Failing to Beat Defence Offer

    Plaintiff Stripped of Costs For Failing to Beat Defence Offer
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, stripping a Plaintiff of post offer costs after receiving a jury award less than a pre-trial defence settlement offer. In today’s case (Rutter…
  • Jan 18

    $4.5 Million Cost of Care Assessment in Paraplegia Injury Case

    $4.5 Million Cost of Care Assessment in Paraplegia Injury Case
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing future care damages in the case of paraplegia. In today’s case (Warick v. Diwell) the Plaintiff was involved in an “extremely…
  • Jan 10

    BC Court of Appeal – No Reverse Onus in Bus Driver Liability Claim

    BC Court of Appeal – No Reverse Onus in Bus Driver Liability Claim
    There are a line of cases suggesting that once a plaintiff passenger establishes that he or she was injured while riding on a public carrier, a prima facie case of negligence is made out. Today reasons were released by the BC Court of Appeal…
Rank this Week: 133

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Jan 19

    SOCTUS will review Supreme Court’s personal jurisdiction opinion

    SOCTUS will review Supreme Court’s personal jurisdiction opinion
    The U.S. Supreme Court today granted certiorari in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company v. Superior Court.  The high court will be reviewing a 4-3 California Supreme Court personal jurisdiction decision that held hundreds of non-California…
  • Jan 19

    Trial court has jurisdiction to consider late-filed new trial motion paper

    Trial court has jurisdiction to consider late-filed new trial motion paper
    In Kabran v. Sharp Memorial Hospital, the Supreme Court today holds that a trial court does not lose jurisdiction to consider affidavits that were filed after a statutory deadline for submitting papers in support of a new trial motion, where…
  • Jan 19

    Divided Supreme Court overrules 1941 opinion in rape case

    Divided Supreme Court overrules 1941 opinion in rape case
    In People v. White, a 5-2 Supreme Court today holds that the same act can lead to a conviction of — but not punishment for — both rape of an intoxicated person and rape of an unconscious person.  The court’s opinion by…
Rank this Week: 808

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    When You Can Reopen Your Florida Child Support Case

    When You Can Reopen Your Florida Child Support Case
    Family law cases, like many varieties of litigation, can sometimes take unexpected turns. One such example was a case recently decided by the Fifth District Court of Appeal. In this case, a mother in a child support case lost her job after…
  • Jan 12

    What Florida Law Does (and Doesn’t) Require You to Do to Meet Your Child Support Obligation

    What Florida Law Does (and Doesn’t) Require You to Do to Meet Your Child Support Obligation
    Child support cases, especially when you are facing contempt and possible jail time, are serious matters. There are many ways the courts can find you capable of making your child support payments, but there are other resources the law does…
  • Jan 5

    Lump-Sum Alimony in Florida

    Lump-Sum Alimony in Florida
    When you think about alimony, you probably think about a court order that obliges one ex-spouse to pay the other ex-spouse a sum of money every month for a certain period of time (or permanently). The law also, however, allows the courts to…
Rank this Week: 405

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

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

    Oh yes: Hillary leads de Blasio by 20 points in NYC mayoral poll « Hot Air

    Oh yes: Hillary leads de Blasio by 20 points in NYC mayoral poll « Hot Air
    How much would it cost to remodel the mayor’s office at City Hall to make it look like the Oval Office? Can’t be more than a hundred thou, I’m thinking. Hillary could cover that with one four-minute speech to Goldman...
  • Jan 19

    Seventh Circuit strikes down Chicago restrictions on gun ranges « Hot Air

    Seventh Circuit strikes down Chicago restrictions on gun ranges « Hot Air
    Chicago’s latest attempts to ban gun ranges within its city has failed again in federal court, again at the Seventh Circuit. The three-judge panel upheld a lower court ruling that overturned zoning restrictions that clearly intended to…
  • Jan 19

    4 Recent Examples Show Why No One Trusts Media Coverage Of Trump

    4 Recent Examples Show Why No One Trusts Media Coverage Of Trump
    One may have hoped that the media would respond to their 2016 failures and resulting lack of credibility by reforming. Instead, it seems that many in political media are quadrupling down on the mistakes that served them and their readers...
Rank this Week: 215

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: 188

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/
  • Jan 19

    More on Zervos v. Trump

    More on Zervos v. Trump
    Or, as it will be called on my Civ Pro exam, Pervos v. Drumpf (really, you cannot make this stuff up): Michael Dorf has a typically excellent analysis of the decision to sue in state rather than federal court He concludes that it was a…
  • Jan 19

    More civ pro in SCOTUS

    More civ pro in SCOTUS
    SCOTUS today granted cert in Bristol-Meyers Squibb v. Superior Court, another personal-jurisdiction case. This one should provide an opportunity to define when contacts give rise or relate to a claim (and whether those two things mean the…
  • Jan 19

    Sunstein on political polarization and "The Divided States of America"

    Sunstein on political polarization and "The Divided States of America"
    The renowned Cass Sunstein is delivering the Rosenthal Lectures at NorthwesternLaw this fall. His topic is political polarization, its causes and effects. In his first lecture yesterday, entitled "Whose Facts?," Sunstein presented…
Rank this Week: 74