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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…
  • Mar 23

    Tom Sawyer’s day in court

    Tom Sawyer’s day in court
    Is Tom Sawyer a clever entrepreneur, or did his friends paint that fence under false pretenses? U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. decides, with a little help from Washington University students, in an event celebrating the School of…
  • Mar 10

    WashU Expert: Missouri SB 43 would weaken discrimination protection

    WashU Expert: Missouri SB 43 would weaken discrimination protection
    A bill pending in the Missouri Legislature would make it more difficult for workers who experience discrimination or lose their job because of whistleblowing to hold their employers responsible, says an expert on employment law at Washington…
Rank this Week: 958

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 23

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage
    Going Public LawyerOn December 23, 2016, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts entered final judgments against Graduate Leverage, LLC, GL Capital Partners, LLC, GL Investment Services, LLC, Taft Financial…
Rank this Week: 759

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: 808

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    Peña-Neira: Fuentes del Estado de Derecho internacional

    Peña-Neira: Fuentes del Estado de Derecho internacional
    Sergio Peña-Neira (Universidad Bernardo O'Higgins - Law) has published Fuentes del Estado de Derecho internacional (Ediciones Olejnik 2016). Here's the abstract: Las "fuentes" normativo-jurídicas permiten determinar si una norma…
  • Mar 29

    McAuliffe: Transformative Transitional Justice and the Malleability of Post-Conflict State

    McAuliffe: Transformative Transitional Justice and the Malleability of Post-Conflict State
    Padraig McAuliffe (Univ. of Liverpool - Law) has published Transformative Transitional Justice and the Malleability of Post-Conflict States (Edward Elgar Publishing 2017). Here's the abstract: Despite the growing focus on issues of…
  • Mar 29

    Proelss: United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: A Commentary

    Proelss: United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: A Commentary
    Alexander Proelss (Universität Trier - Law) has published United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: A Commentary (C.H. Beck/Hart/Nomos 2017). Here's the abstract:The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) entered…
Rank this Week: 59

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Mar 29

    Berry on IP

    Berry on IP
    by Dennis Crouch Just returned from a quick family spring break visit to Galveston.  Wendell Berry is probably my favorite poet. He focuses mainly on communities and their interaction with the land and conservation efforts, and writes in…
  • Mar 27

    Sir Edward Coke and International Patent Exhaustion

    Sir Edward Coke and International Patent Exhaustion
    Guest Post by Professor Tomás Gómez-Arostegui (Lewis & Clark Law School) One of the questions in Impression Prods., Inc. v. Lexmark Int’l, Inc., on which the Supreme Court recently heard oral argument (March 21),…
  • Mar 24

    USPTO Working Group on Regulatory Reform

    USPTO Working Group on Regulatory Reform
    Under the direction of the White House, the USPTO has formed a “Working Group on Regulatory Reform.”  To implement the 2-for-1 regulatory agenda previously outlined on Patently-O. According to a release from Dir.…
Rank this Week: 921

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/
  • Mar 29

    Bales on Resurrecting Labor Union

    Bales on Resurrecting Labor Union
    Richard A. Bales (Ohio Northern University - Pettit College of Law) has posted Resurrecting Labor (Maryland Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 3, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Participation in American labor unions have changed radically,…
  • Mar 29

    Shany on Indefinite Detention & Human RIght

    Shany on Indefinite Detention & Human RIght
    Yuval Shany (Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Institute of Criminology) has posted A Human Rights Perspective to Global Battlefield Detention: Time to Reconsider Indefinite Detention (93 INT’L L. STUD. 102 (2017)) on…
  • Mar 29

    Sawyer on Principle & Politics in the History of Originalism

    Sawyer on Principle & Politics in the History of Originalism
    Logan Everett Sawyer III (University of Georgia Law School) has posted Principle and Politics in the New History of Originalism (American Journal of Legal History, (2017) Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The emergence of a new form…
Rank this Week: 46

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
Rank this Week: 104

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Mar 29

    The Fourth Man: An Intriguing Sub-Plot in the Yukos Arbitration

    The Fourth Man: An Intriguing Sub-Plot in the Yukos Arbitration
    The Yukos case is among the most flamboyant investor-state arbitrations (Chevron v. Ecuador a close competitor). Yukos reads like a paperback thriller-settling of scores between rogue oligarchs and the Putin regime with billions at stake.…
  • Mar 29

    It's Brexit Day

    It's Brexit Day
    BBC has the Article 50 withdrawal notification letter here. Not surprisingly, it does not tell us much about how the withdrawal talks will go (the UK would like a "deep and special partnership" with the EU). The substance of the...
  • Mar 28

    Clues About Trump's ISDS Policy

    Clues About Trump's ISDS Policy
    Lots of people are asking about what the Trump administration will do with investment treaties and investment chapters of FTAs. Will their sovereignty concerns mean they reject ISDS? Or will their pro-business views mean they support ISDS?…
Rank this Week: 74

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Target to recall defective magnetic Tic Tac Toe Game

    Target to recall defective magnetic Tic Tac Toe Game
    A defective child product was recalled Today by Target. If you recently bought the Magnetic Tic Tac Toe Game you should be aware that this game set is defective and extremely dangerous for your children. The magnets can detach from the game…
  • Mar 29

    An elderly pedestrian died from his injuries, a few weeks after being hit by a car in New York

    An elderly pedestrian died from his injuries, a few weeks after being hit by a car in New York
    An 87 year old pedestrian who was hit by a SUV in New York a few weeks ago died from his injuries yesterday according to the police. The man was crossing Grand Street in the Lower East Side around 6:40 pm on March 7th when he was hit by…
  • Mar 28

    A hit and run driver who killed a bicyclist in NYC was arrested 11 months after the accident

    A hit and run driver who killed a bicyclist in NYC was arrested 11 months after the accident
    Giovanni Nin died in a bicycle accident in NYC last June in the Bronx, NYC. The driver who hit him fled the scene of the accident. 11 months later the police arrested him. On June 11 2016, Giovanni was heading for a nap at his…
Rank this Week: 258

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Woods v. Holbrook 16-931 Issue: Whether the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act’s one-year limitations period tolls during state collateral review for the time between an adverse decision…
  • Mar 29

    Argument analysis: A seemingly unanimous and unsurprising view that the statutory term “obtained” limits forfeiture

    Argument analysis: A seemingly unanimous and unsurprising view that the statutory term “obtained” limits forfeiture
    The law of asset forfeiture has become intricate and complicated since Congress enacted and subsequently amended several forfeiture statutes, beginning in 1970. Some of those complexities were explored in Wednesday morning’s argument in…
  • Mar 29

    Argument transcript

    Argument transcript
    The transcript in Turner v. United States is here; the transcript in Honeycutt v. United States is here. The post Argument transcripts appeared first on SCOTUSblog.
Rank this Week: 17

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 29

    Paper – Government Lawyers in the Trump Administration

    Paper – Government Lawyers in the Trump Administration
    Wendel, W. Bradley, Government Lawyers in the Trump Administration (January 31, 2017). Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-04. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2906422 “The words and actions of candidate,…
  • Mar 29

    Paper – Crises and Tax

    Paper – Crises and Tax
    Blair-Stanek, Andrew, Crises and Tax (March 27, 2017). Duke Law Journal, Vol. 67, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2941772 “How can law best mitigate harm from crises like storms, epidemics, and financial…
  • Mar 29

    POGO’s 2017 Baker’s Dozen Wishlist for Congre

    POGO’s 2017 Baker’s Dozen Wishlist for Congre
    “The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) has unveiled its biennial list of 13 policy areas ripe for Congressional action. It includes recommendations for legislative fixes to make the federal government more transparent,…
Rank this Week: 20

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 929

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/
  • Mar 29

    Rozenshtein on Surveillance Intermediarie

    Rozenshtein on Surveillance Intermediarie
    Alan Z. Rozenshtein has posted Surveillance Intermediaries (70 Stanford Law Review (2018 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Apple’s 2016 fight against a court order commanding it to help the FBI unlock the iPhone of one of the…
  • Mar 29

    Reid on the Fourth Amendment in an Age of Supercomputer

    Reid on the Fourth Amendment in an Age of Supercomputer
    Melanie Reid (Lincoln Memorial University - Duncan School of Law) has posted Rethinking the Fourth Amendment in the Age of Supercomputers, Artificial Intelligence, and Robots (West Virginia Law Review, Vol. 119, No. 101, 2017) on SSRN. Here…
  • Mar 29

    Fuster on AEDPA and Summary Disposition

    Fuster on AEDPA and Summary Disposition
    Patrick J. Fuster (University of Chicago, Law School, Students) has posted Taming Cerberus: The Beast at AEDPA's Gates (84 University of Chicago Law Review, 2017, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Antiterrorism and Effective…
Rank this Week: 162

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: 2

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/
  • Mar 29

    History

    History
    People are tribal; we are proud of our tribes. Why not WASP History Studies in colleges? Or Caucasian History? Or White History? Sure. We all know history is written mainly by the victors. And further that America, e.g., was forged...
  • Mar 28

    Tramps Like Us: Heidelberg Castle.

    Tramps Like Us: Heidelberg Castle.
    Around 1620, Jacques Fouquières painted Germany's Heidelberg Castle, a famous structure in both German history and art, in "Hortus Palatinus" (below). Although the Castle has been in splendid ruin for most of its history, artists…
  • Mar 27

    Getting Paid: Pedestrian Tip No. 3 on Invoicing to Avoid Hating Life.

    Getting Paid: Pedestrian Tip No. 3 on Invoicing to Avoid Hating Life.
    If you are a professional services biller, your bills should genuinely reflect value and effort. Your descriptions in each bill of the work performed should be honest, in plain English and bounce off the page with "problem-solving".…
Rank this Week: 121

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Mar 29

    What six things a Food Safety Lawyer does not eat

    What six things a Food Safety Lawyer does not eat
    Unpasteurized (“raw”) milk and packaged juices. Unpasteurized milk, sometimes called “raw” milk, can be contaminated with bacteria, viruses and parasites. Between 1998 and 2011, there were 148 food poisoning…
  • Mar 29

    Asian Microgreens Recalled over Salmonella

    Asian Microgreens Recalled over Salmonella
    ChloroFields of Lawrence, KS is recalling 20 cases of Asian Microgreens, because they have potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, anorganism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly…
  • Mar 28

    Robin Hood Flour Recalled after 25 with E. coli O121

    Robin Hood Flour Recalled after 25 with E. coli O121
    The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with federal and provincial public health partners to investigate an outbreak of Escherichia coli, called E. coli O121 that has now been linked to Robin Hood All…
Rank this Week: 573

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Mar 29

    March 30, 2017

    March 30, 2017
  • Mar 29

    Md. lawmakers send to Hogan bills prompted by Trump

    Md. lawmakers send to Hogan bills prompted by Trump
    ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers sent several bills approved in reaction to President Donald Trump’s administration to Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday, a move that will give the Democrat-controlled legislature a chance to override any…
  • Mar 29

    Md. considers cracking down on those who linger in the left lane

    Md. considers cracking down on those who linger in the left lane
    Drivers who hog the left lane soon could face fines up to $250 in Maryland under a bill designed to ease bottlenecks and reduce road rage by making it easier for motorists to get around slower vehicles. House Bill 1451, which has passed the…
Rank this Week: 65

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 102

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Mar 29

    Medevac From Grandeur of the Sea

    Medevac From Grandeur of the Sea
    The U.S. Coast Guard reportedly medevaced a passenger from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship off the North Carolina coast yesterday. A 70-year-old man, experiencing abdominal pains while aboard the Grandeur of the Seas, as the ship was sailing…
  • Mar 29

    Anthem of the Seas Suffers Propulsion Problem

    Anthem of the Seas Suffers Propulsion Problem
    The Anthem of the Seas is experiencing propulsion problems, necessitating a slight alteration in its current itinerary according to the popular RCL Blog. The ship will remain in Nassau, for two days, where repairs will be attempted to correct…
  • Mar 28

    FBI Releases New Video Regarding Amy Lynn Bradley Who Disappeared From Rhapsody of the Sea

    FBI Releases New Video Regarding Amy Lynn Bradley Who Disappeared From Rhapsody of the Sea
    The mysterious case of cruise passenger Amy Lynn Bradley is again in the news. Amy was traveling with her brother and parents when she disappeared 19 years ago while aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Rhapsody of the Seas. The ship had…
Rank this Week: 995

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 21

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Mar 29

    Delaware Supreme Court Addresses Contractual Fiduciary Standard

    Delaware Supreme Court Addresses Contractual Fiduciary Standard
    Last week the Delaware Supreme Court reversed its prior decision interpreting a master limited partnership agreement that provided what Delaware’s high court described as a contractual fiduciary standard.  The Court’s opinion…
  • Mar 29

    Supreme Court Defines “Commercially Reasonable Efforts”

    Supreme Court Defines “Commercially Reasonable Efforts”
    The Delaware Supreme Court recently analyzed, for the first time, a common contractual standard in business agreements.  The legal meaning of the phrase “commercially reasonable efforts” does not enjoy clarity in the law.…
  • Mar 27

    Chancery Applies Fitracks Procedures to Challenged Advancement Award

    Chancery Applies Fitracks Procedures to Challenged Advancement Award
    Alexandra D. Rogin, an Eckert Seamans associate, prepared this overview. Last month, in a comprehensive advancement decision captioned, White v. Curo Texas Holdings, LLC, C.A. No. 12369-VCL (Del. Ch. Feb. 21, 2017), the Delaware Court of…
Rank this Week: 178

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
  • Mar 29

    Ideological Blindspots and More

    Ideological Blindspots and More
    Here are two recent posts from Max Stearns’s The Blindspot: Ideological Blindspots (part 2): The Grandchildren Max Stearns Liberals and conservatives tend to take sharply divergent views of two major issues: global climate…
  • Mar 29

    The Blindspot: Must Read New Blog

    The Blindspot: Must Read New Blog
    My colleague Max Stearns kicked off his new blog, The Blindspot, whose timeliness is matched by its insights. Max explains: I’m a different kind of law professor. Over the past twenty-five years, I have come to appreciate that we…
  • Mar 29

    The Heart of the Constitution–Pre-Order on Amazon

    The Heart of the Constitution–Pre-Order on Amazon
    My new book is now available on Amazon here. Hopefully the cover design will be done soon.
Rank this Week: 37

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Report: Scottish Blue Cheese cause of Deadly E. coli Outbreak

    Report: Scottish Blue Cheese cause of Deadly E. coli Outbreak
    Dunsyre Blue Cheese produced by Errington Cheese of Lanarkshire was yesterday blamed for the outbreak by the incident management team comprising health and food safety experts from the NHS, Food Standards Scotland,... Continue…
  • Mar 29

    Oyster Linked Norovirus Slams Pacific Northwest

    Oyster Linked Norovirus Slams Pacific Northwest
    Food Safety News reported that the consumption of raw or undercooked oysters from British Columbia is blamed for 321 cases of norovirus gastroenteritis in three Canadian provinces, according to an... Continue Reading
  • Mar 29

    Is Canada’s E. coli O121 Flour Outbreak tied to U.S E. coli O121 Outbreak in 2016?

    Is Canada’s E. coli O121 Flour Outbreak tied to U.S E. coli O121 Outbreak in 2016?
    Last fall the CDC determined that the E. coli O121 and E. coli O26 outbreak linked to General Mills Flour was over.  As you might recall, sixty-three people infected with... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 123

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, insurance and disability claims. By Goldfinger Personal Injury Law.

http://www.torontoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Exciting News from Goldfinger Personal Injury Law and thoughts on the LAT

    Exciting News from Goldfinger Personal Injury Law and thoughts on the LAT
    It has been a busy week at Goldfinger Personal Injury Law, and we have some exciting news to share with the readership of the Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog. We’re excited to announce the hiring of a new lawyer, Afsoun Amirsolaimani.…
  • Mar 21

    Catastrophic Car Accident Cases & Team Meetings (Ontario)

    Catastrophic Car Accident Cases & Team Meetings (Ontario)
    The most serious types of motor vehicle accidents in Ontario are referred to as “catastrophic“, or “CAT” cases. Just because the accident is bad, doesn’t necessarily make that the accident is…
  • Mar 15

    Your Personal Injury or Long Term Disability Case starts even before you retain a lawyer (Ontario)

    Your Personal Injury or Long Term Disability Case starts even before you retain a lawyer (Ontario)
    Bad accidents happen all the time. Long Term Disability denials too. It’s a common misconception that one’s case begins the moment that the claimant retains a personal injury lawyer. This is completely wrong. One’s case…
Rank this Week: 186

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 873

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 29

    Article on a Carryover Tax Basis Regime

    Article on a Carryover Tax Basis Regime
    Richard Schmalbeck, Jay A. Soled & Kathleen DeLaney Thomas recently published an Article entitled, Advocating a Carryover Tax Basis Regime, Notre Dame L. Rev. (Forthcoming 2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: For close to…
  • Mar 29

    New Zealand Arbitration Amendment Bill

    New Zealand Arbitration Amendment Bill
    The purpose of this Bill is to amend the Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act) to ensure arbitration clauses in trust deeds are given effect to extend the presumption of confidentiality in arbitration to a rebuttable presumption of confidentiality…
  • Mar 29

    President James K. Polk's Body to Be Moved a Fourth Time

    President James K. Polk's Body to Be Moved a Fourth Time
    Representing one of the more tangled dramas of an American presidential corpse, the 11th President of the United States, James K. Polk, now faces the prospect of being disinterred and buried at a fourth place since his death in 1849....
Rank this Week: 108

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 571

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Mar 29

    What Compliance Officers Want to Know About Jay Clayton

    What Compliance Officers Want to Know About Jay Clayton
    I had planned to blog about SEC Chair nominee Jay Clayton's confirmation hearing, but Matt Kelly said almost everything I wanted to say so I am linking to his post below: SEC Nominee on FCPA, Compliance Costs, More.
  • Mar 29

    Call for Papers: AALS Section on Agency, Partnership, LLC & Unincorporated Association

    Call for Papers: AALS Section on Agency, Partnership, LLC & Unincorporated Association
    The Section on Agency, Partnership, LLCs and Unincorporated Associations is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for the Section’s program on The Challenges and Opportunities of Exotic Hybrids—Series LLCs, Up-C’s and Master Limited…
  • Mar 28

    NFL's Business Judgment Rules: Will Raiders' Move To Vegas Harm the League?

    NFL's Business Judgment Rules: Will Raiders' Move To Vegas Harm the League?
    The Oakland/Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders are soon to become the Las Vegas Raiders. This has fans in an uproar, with some saying the move is like losing "family." Moves of sports teams are rarely well received in the place the team...
Rank this Week: 221

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Mar 29

    The Burdens Of Law Firm Leadership

    The Burdens Of Law Firm Leadership
    The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board recommends a one-year suspension of an attorney who engaged in billing falsehoods over a three-year period. As a member of a law firm, the Respondent generally billed on an hourly basis but on rare…
  • Mar 29

    Faster Not Better When Illegal

    Faster Not Better When Illegal
    A public reprimand has been imposed by the Indiana Supreme Court of an attorney who counseled and assisted his client's immigration fraud. In 2012, Respondent was hired by a United States citizen living in New Jersey to assist his wife,...
  • Mar 29

    Driving Mr. Paralegal

    Driving Mr. Paralegal
    A Tribunal Hearing Division of the Law Society of Upper Canada declined to suspended a paralegal charged with a Uber crime The responding party is a Paralegal who was licensed in 2015. He was employed by his older son, a...
Rank this Week: 76

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Mar 29

    The Apple tax case: Plain vanilla competition policy?

    The Apple tax case: Plain vanilla competition policy?
    Since Brussels has ordered Ireland to recover 13€ billion from Apple, much ink has been spilled on the European Commission’s (EC) alleged misuse of power and breach of the “rule of law.” In the Irish Times, Professor…
  • Mar 29

    Announcement: TOTM blog symposium on agricultural and biotech merger

    Announcement: TOTM blog symposium on agricultural and biotech merger
    Truth on the Market is pleased to announce its next blog symposium: Agricultural and Biotech Mergers: Implications for Antitrust Law and Economics in Innovative Industries March 30 & 31, 2017 Earlier this week the European Commission…
  • Mar 22

    Understanding ownership and property in the Digital Age

    Understanding ownership and property in the Digital Age
    What does it mean to “own” something? A simple question (with a complicated answer, of course) that, astonishingly, goes unasked in a recent article in the Pennsylvania Law Review entitled, What We Buy When We “Buy…
Rank this Week: 172

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: 11

El Juego de la Suprema Corte

El Juego de la Suprema Corte

Blog de la revista Nexos en linea

http://eljuegodelacorte.nexos.com.mx/
Rank this Week: 630

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: 177

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 191

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Mar 29

    Suspenso julgamento sobre cobrança do Funrural

    Suspenso julgamento sobre cobrança do Funrural
    Após empate por quatro votos a quatro, o Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) suspendeu, na tarde desta quarta-feira (29), o julgamento do Recurso Extraordinário (RE) 718874, no qual se discute a constitucionalidade da…
  • Mar 29

    Ministro suspende lei do MA que concedia benefícios fiscais sem autorização do Confaz

    Ministro suspende lei do MA que concedia benefícios fiscais sem autorização do Confaz
    O ministro Luiz Fux, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), deferiu liminar na Ação Direta de Inconstitucionalidade (ADI) 5467 para suspender a eficácia de normas do Estado do Maranhão que concedem…
  • Mar 29

    Pauta de julgamentos previstos para a sessão plenária desta quinta-feira (30)

    Pauta de julgamentos previstos para a sessão plenária desta quinta-feira (30)
    Confira, abaixo, os temas dos processos pautados para julgamento na sessão plenária desta quinta-feira (30), às 14h, no Supremo Tribunal Federal. A sessão é transmitida em tempo real pela TV Justiça,…
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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/
  • Mar 29

    Historical Background of Arcata, California

    Historical Background of Arcata, California
    I’m Ed Smith, an Arcata personal injury attorney. The town of Arcata has a long history in “The Golden State” as a land where timber and gold played a large part in its development. Today, it is home to the Arcata Marsh and…
  • Mar 29

    Truck Crashes Into Bicyclist Sacramento

    Truck Crashes Into Bicyclist Sacramento
    I'm Ed Smith, a South Sacramento personal injury attorney. A bicyclist was struck by a truck in the South Sacramento vicinity during the afternoon hours of Sunday, March 26, 2017. Unfortunately, the cyclist suffered traumatic injuries as a…
  • Mar 29

    Wrist Fracture

    Wrist Fracture
    I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Wrist Injury Lawyer. In the world of bone fractures, a broken wrist is a common injury. In fact, most people either know someone who has suffered a pediatric wrist or hand fracture. Because it is common, there…
Rank this Week: 547

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: 8

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Mar 29

    Trumpian Newspeak on climate change?

    Trumpian Newspeak on climate change?
    This article by Eric Wolff explains that "[a] supervisor at the Energy Department's international climate office told staff this week not to use the phrases 'climate change,' 'emissions reduction' or 'Paris Agreement' in written memos,…
  • Mar 29

    Article Examines How Government Agencies Enforce UDAP Law

    Article Examines How Government Agencies Enforce UDAP Law
    Prentiss Cox of Minnesota, Amy Widman of Northern Illinois, and Mark Totten of Michigan State have written Strategies of Public UDAP Enforcement, Harvard Journal on Legislation, Forthcoming. Here's the abstract: Laws protecting consumers from…
  • Mar 29

    Supreme Court issues decision in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman

    Supreme Court issues decision in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman
    The Supreme Court today issued its decision in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman. The cert petition posed the question in the case this way: Ten states have enacted laws that allow merchants to charge higher prices to consumers who…
Rank this Week: 55

IP Finance

IP Finance

Looks at financial issues for intellectual property rights: securitisation and collateral, IP valuation for acquisition and balance sheet purposes, tax and R&D breaks, film and product finance, calculating quantum of damages--anything that happens where IP meets money.

http://www.ip.finance/?m=1
  • Mar 29

    Good Practices Concerning Intellectual Property Ownership: Articles by Novagraaf

    Good Practices Concerning Intellectual Property Ownership: Articles by Novagraaf
    In a helpful series of articles, the law firm Novagraaf addresses the issue of good practices concerning intellectual property ownership (particularly internationally) that make the future transfer of intellectual property easier. …
  • Mar 27

    Trump Proposes to Cut Government Funding for Research

    Trump Proposes to Cut Government Funding for Research
    CNN recently reported on President Trump’s proposed budget and noted serious cuts to government funding for research.  Specifically, the article states: The National Institutes of Health budget would be cut by $5.8 billion, meaning…
  • Mar 16

    FRAND licensing: A call for greater transparency

    FRAND licensing: A call for greater transparency
    No topic in technology licensing is more vexing than standard-setting organizations (SSO’s), standard essential patent (SEP) owners and FRAND terms. Anders Møller, a recent graduate of Oxford engaged as an independent economist,…
Rank this Week: 419

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Mar 29

    Britain Triggers Notice Under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty

    Britain Triggers Notice Under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty
    The United Kingdom today gave notice under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty that pursuant to a democratic vote, it was leaving the European Union. Here's the text of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty: Article 50 1. Any Member...
  • Mar 27

    Save the Date: Annual CSLSA Conference

    Save the Date: Annual CSLSA Conference
    The annual conference of the Central States Law Schools Association (CSLSA) will be held at Southern Illinois University School of Law on October 6-7, 2017. The keynote speaker for the conference will be Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz. Watch…
  • Mar 24

    International Criminal Court Adds Another Year to Congolese Vice President Bemba's 18-Year Sentence

    International Criminal Court Adds Another Year to Congolese Vice President Bemba's 18-Year Sentence
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has sentenced the former Congolese Vice-President, Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, to another year in prison and about $325,000 in fines for interfering with his trial. Judges ordered the that the sentence be…
Rank this Week: 519

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/
  • Mar 29

    “Jerry Brown’s legacy at the high court”

    “Jerry Brown’s legacy at the high court”
    Former Supreme Court Justice Joseph Grodin writes in today’s Daily Journal [subscription] about the mark on the Supreme Court that Jerry Brown has made in his four non-consecutive terms as California’s governor.  Brown has…
  • Mar 29

    Land use opinion filing tomorrow

    Land use opinion filing tomorrow
    Tomorrow morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinion in Banning Ranch Conservancy v. City of Newport Beach, the last undecided case from the January calendar. Banning Ranch raises these issues:  (1) Did the City’s approval of…
  • Mar 28

    Chief Justice to Legislature: “The rule of law is being challenged”; speech draws national attention

    Chief Justice to Legislature: “The rule of law is being challenged”; speech draws national attention
    In her annual State of the Judiciary address to the Legislature yesterday afternoon, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye showed a willingness to discuss threats to the entire American system of government, not just to California’s…
Rank this Week: 500

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Mar 29

    State School Superintendent Candidates Differ Sharply in Law School Debate

    State School Superintendent Candidates Differ Sharply in Law School Debate
    There are many clear divisions between the two candidates for Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction when it comes to how each would do the job over the next four years – and a good selection of those differences were visible…
  • Mar 29

    Juvenile Court or Adult? New Research on the Consequences of the Decision

    Juvenile Court or Adult? New Research on the Consequences of the Decision
    Juvenile courts were invented at the end of the nineteenth century and spread rapidly across the U.S. Proponents argued that juvenile offenders were more readily rehabilitated than adults, and should be handled through a different court…
  • Mar 24

    Supreme Court Permits Some Light Into the Black Box of Jury Deliberation

    Supreme Court Permits Some Light Into the Black Box of Jury Deliberation
    Jury deliberations are the proverbial black box. After passively receiving the law, evidence, and arguments at a trial, the jurors will retire to discuss the case in secret. When they return with a verdict, no explanation will be required for…
Rank this Week: 645

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Video: Press Conference by Senators Richard Burr and Mark Warner of SSCI

    Video: Press Conference by Senators Richard Burr and Mark Warner of SSCI
    Senate Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burner and Ranking Member Mark Warner held a press conference earlier this afternoon on the Committee's investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election. Video of the…
  • Mar 29

    Historical Context for Today's Surveillance Debates: The 1945 Legal Memo on What Became Operation Shamrock

    Historical Context for Today's Surveillance Debates: The 1945 Legal Memo on What Became Operation Shamrock
    Section 702 is coming up for renewal later this year, and it is clear we'll be hearing a lot in that context about the impact of SIGINT collection activities on US person communications. When that topic comes up, inevitably there follows at…
  • Mar 29

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The United Kingdom has formally begun the process of exiting the European Union, delivering notice of the country’s intent to withdraw to EU President Donald Tusk. Though Britain is currently scheduled to leave the EU by 2019, both…
Rank this Week: 152