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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 12

    WashU Expert: Trump has no clear plan for reducing drug price

    WashU Expert: Trump has no clear plan for reducing drug price
    Despite announcing in his first press conference that he would deal with a pharmaceutical industry "getting away with murder," President-elect Donald Trump doesn't seem to have a clear path for how he will reduce drug prices, said Rachel…
  • Dec 5

    Helping rebuild Nepal after an earthquake

    Helping rebuild Nepal after an earthquake
    In 2014, Marla Borkson volunteered in Nepal for five months. When an earthquake hit in April 2015 while she was in the middle of her 1L year at Washington University, Borkson knew she had to act. She spent her summer in Nepal helping citizens…
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SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Jankovic v. International Crisis Group 16-683 Issues: (1) Whether, for a defamation plaintiff to be deemed a limited-purpose public figure, the defamatory statement must be directly related (or…
  • Jan 18

    Argument analysis: Six-justice court sympathetic to government in detainee case

    Argument analysis: Six-justice court sympathetic to government in detainee case
    When Acting Solicitor General Ian Gershengorn took the lectern today in Ziglar v. Abbasi, he attempted to paint a portrait of déjà vu all over again. The three consolidated cases before the Supreme Court today were brought by a…
  • Jan 18

    Argument analysis: Is the statutory phrase “crime of violence” in the immigration laws void for vagueness?

    Argument analysis: Is the statutory phrase “crime of violence” in the immigration laws void for vagueness?
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lynch v. Dimaya, a criminal-removal case. The court has taken up several of these in recent years, including Esquivel-Quintana v. Lynch, which the justices will hear next month. Unlike some…
Rank this Week: 10

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 18

    Treacherous Driving Conditions In The Treasure Valley

    Treacherous Driving Conditions In The Treasure Valley
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Jan 18

    Treacherous Driving Conditions In The Magic Valley

    Treacherous Driving Conditions In The Magic Valley
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000 Fax (208) 324-7897 For Immediate Release: 1/17/2017 9:15 p.m. Please direct questions to the District Office Winter weather…
  • Jan 18

    Idaho State Police Seeks Help In Identifying Driver Of Crash Near Idaho Falls.

    Idaho State Police Seeks Help In Identifying Driver Of Crash Near Idaho Falls.
    Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828 (208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294 For Immediate Release: 01/18/2017 4:35 p.m. Please direct questions to the District Office On Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at…
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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

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 15

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Jan 18

    Will Stronger Malpractice Legislation Stop Surgical Complications?

    Will Stronger Malpractice Legislation Stop Surgical Complications?
    Republicans are bound and determined to make changes to the Affordable Healthcare law. Whether those changes entail a complete repeal and replacement or changes to the existing law is yet to be seen. There is one change, however, that many…
  • Jan 18

    New York Construction Site Safety Questioned

    New York Construction Site Safety Questioned
    The safety of construction workers in New York is being questioned after yet another nonunion worker died on the job on December 23rd, just before the Christmas holiday. The post New York Construction Site Safety Questioned appeared first on…
  • Jan 18

    Tort Reform, Externalities, and Balance

    Tort Reform, Externalities, and Balance
    Now that the new administration plans to throw healthcare back on the table, we’ll surely hear once again about the virtues of tort reform. A perennial conservative salve for seemingly every economic ill, tort reform reduces…
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Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jan 18

    Trump to name Georgia’s Sonny Perdue to run the USDA

    Trump to name Georgia’s Sonny Perdue to run the USDA
    The next secretary of agriculture is expected to be former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue. President-elect Donald J. Trump plans to announce the Perdue appointment Thursday, according to multiple media reports. As head of the U.S. Department…
  • Jan 18

    Misbranding brings recall of Harry & David fully cooked turkey

    Misbranding brings recall of Harry & David fully cooked turkey
    Burger’s Ozark Country Cured in California, MO, is recalling 1,905 pounds of fully cooked turkey products because of misbranding, according to  the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service…
  • Jan 17

    Alaska legislature considers bill to legalize some raw milk sale

    Alaska legislature considers bill to legalize some raw milk sale
    The Alaska Legislature was called into session Tuesday in the capital city of Juneau. Its location in the temperature-transition zone usually makes Juneau a warmer place to hang out than the rest of the 49th State during winter. Opening signs…
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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/
  • Jan 18

    Shortchanging Cubs Gets Lawyer Disbarred

    Shortchanging Cubs Gets Lawyer Disbarred
    A sanction noticed on the web page of the Illinois Supreme Court In re R. MARC HAMID, Attorney Number 6230966 6548 North Christiana Avenue Lincolnwood, Illinois 60712-3812 File Information: M.R. 28351, 2016PR00118 Mr. Hamid, who was licensed…
  • Jan 18

    Chemical Reaction

    Chemical Reaction
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rejected both prosecution and defense positions in the ongoing fallout from a dishonest chemist We once again confront the tragic legacy of the misconduct of Annie Dookhan when she was employed as a…
  • Jan 18

    Inscutable Brief Leads To Appellate Affirmance

    Inscutable Brief Leads To Appellate Affirmance
    The Connecticut Appellate Court affirmed dismissal of an attorney's civil claims The plaintiffs, Law Offices of Frank N. Peluso, P.C., and Frank Peluso, appeal from the judgment of the trial court dismissing their complaint against the…
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Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    Law and Literature in Herman Meville and Heinrich von Kleist @newcriterion

    Law and Literature in Herman Meville and Heinrich von Kleist @newcriterion
    ICYMI:Martin Greenberg, The Difficult Justice of Melville & Kleist, The New Criterion, March 2005.
  • Jan 18

    A New Play About Roe v. Wade Opens In Washington D.C.

    A New Play About Roe v. Wade Opens In Washington D.C.
    Richard Harris writes for Slate about a new play opening in Washington, D.C. that's based on the historic Roe v. Wade decision. The playwright, Lisa Loomer (Girl, Interrupted) had anticipated that when Roe opened, the…
  • Jan 18

    Charles Dickens and Copyright Law @dkluft

    Charles Dickens and Copyright Law @dkluft
    A piece on Charles Dickens and copyright law, from David Kluft, at JDSupra.  Mr. Kluft traces the English author's interest in copyright back at least as far as The Pickwick Papers, which he dedicated to Thomas Talfourd, an early…
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Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Jan 18

    Today’s SCOTUS Decision on Federal Jurisdiction & Fannie Mae

    Today’s SCOTUS Decision on Federal Jurisdiction & Fannie Mae
    Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Lightfoot v. Cendant Mortgage Corp. Justice Sotomayor’s opinion begins: The corporate charter of the Federal National Mortgage Association, known as Fannie Mae, authorizes Fannie…
  • Jan 18

    SCOTUS Oral Argument in Abbasi

    SCOTUS Oral Argument in Abbasi
    Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in three consolidated cases raising issues relating to Bivens, qualified immunity, and pleading standards. The cases are Ziglar v. Abbasi (No. 15-1358), Ashcroft v. Abbasi (No. 15-1359), and…
  • Jan 18

    Effron on Jurisdiction and the Defend Trade Secrets Act

    Effron on Jurisdiction and the Defend Trade Secrets Act
    I have posted my latest article, Trade Secrets, Extraterritoriality, and Jurisdiction to SSRN. Twenty years ago, Congress passed the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 which criminalized trade secret misappropriation and authorized broad domestic…
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ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Jan 18

    Harvard Law School Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunitie

    Harvard Law School Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunitie
    Postdoctoral Fellowship in Private Law Overview The Fellowship is a two-year, residential postdoctoral program specifically designed to identify, cultivate, and promote promising scholars early in their careers with a primary interest in…
  • Jan 17

    Upcoming Conference on Assessment

    Upcoming Conference on Assessment
    “Compliance with ABA Standard 314: Formative Assessment in Large Classes” is a one-day conference sponsored by the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning. The conference is for law teachers and administrators who want to learn how to…
  • Jan 13

    Reminder: Contracts Mean What They Say. And External Grants Aren't Non-Tenure Track Position

    Reminder: Contracts Mean What They Say. And External Grants Aren't Non-Tenure Track Position
    Frequently when I teach Contracts I find myself telling the students to just put in the contract exactly what they want it to say, because so often I feel like cases revolve around parties saying, "I know what it said,...
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Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    6 FOODS BILL MARLER NEVER EATS

    6 FOODS BILL MARLER NEVER EATS
    Bill Marler is the most prominent food-safety lawyer in the US. He has represented victims in nearly every food-borne illness outbreak in the US in the last 20 years, including... Continue Reading
  • Jan 18

    Seattle – King County Help Diners Dine Safer

    Seattle – King County Help Diners Dine Safer
    KIRO News reports: Starting Tuesday, King County diners will know much more about the safety of restaurant food. Public Health Seattle and King County is rolling out the first phase... Continue Reading
  • Jan 18

    Would you like some Tapeworm with your Salmon?

    Would you like some Tapeworm with your Salmon?
    Yet another risk of eating sashimi and sushi. A tapeworm once thought to infect only fish in Asia has been found in salmon in Alaska.  A study was recently published... Continue Reading
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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 18

    WHEN IN NEPAL ...

    WHEN IN NEPAL ...
    Go for Everest Lager!
  • Jan 18

    REBUILDING BHAKTAPUR

    REBUILDING BHAKTAPUR
    The devastatng effects of the earthquake that impacted Bhaktapur (Nepal) are still readily visble ....
  • Jan 18

    SHARADA SECONDARY SCHOOL

    SHARADA SECONDARY SCHOOL
    Sherada Secondary School, Bhaktapur Exterior of structure reads, "Earthquake Victim Shelter.
Rank this Week: 5

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • 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…
  • Jan 18

    Aid in Dying Gains Acceptance

    Aid in Dying Gains Acceptance
    As aid in dying legislation continues to be passed all over the country, nearly 20% of Americans will be living in jurisdictions where terminally ill patients can legally end their life. The laws allow physicians to write prescriptions for…
  • Jan 18

    Article on Trusts & Estate Law Update

    Article on Trusts & Estate Law Update
    Benjamin Orzeske recently published an Article entitled, Uniform Law Updates, 31 Probate & Property 10 (Jan/Feb 2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Uniform Laws Update provides information on uniform and model state laws…
Rank this Week: 81

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

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 227

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jan 18

    UK Report – Better Information for Better Government

    UK Report – Better Information for Better Government
    Better Information for Better Government. 18 January 2017. Cabinet Office Digital Records and Information Management Team, working in collaboration with The National Archives and Government Digital Service. “Managing information is…
  • Jan 18

    Paper – Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election

    Paper – Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election
    Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election. Hunt Allcott, New York University and NBER, Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford University and NBER. January 2017. “We present new evidence on the role of false stories circulated on social media…
  • Jan 18

    Pew – Trump, Clinton Voters Divided in Their Main Source for Election New

    Pew – Trump, Clinton Voters Divided in Their Main Source for Election New
    “In the coming days, Americans will follow a single event across a variety of media channels: the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. If the public’s media habits during the campaign are any…
Rank this Week: 19

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 18

    Robinson & Williams on Felony Murder

    Robinson & Williams on Felony Murder
    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. 5 Felony-Murder Rule (In…
  • Jan 18

    Capers on Rape, Truth, and Hearsay

    Capers on Rape, Truth, and Hearsay
    I. Bennett Capers (Brooklyn Law School) has posted Rape, Truth, and Hearsay (Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Though known among Evidence scholars, Stephens v. Miller is not a ground-breaking…
  • Jan 18

    Malcai & Levine-Schnur on When Procedure Takes Priority

    Malcai & Levine-Schnur on When Procedure Takes Priority
    Ofer Malcai and Ronit Levine-Schnur (Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law) have posted When Procedure Takes Priority: A Theoretical Evaluation of the…
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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 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…
  • Jan 15

    THIS TIME NEXT WEEK

    THIS TIME NEXT WEEK
    The 45th President of the United States will be in the White House.Enjoy your day off. BTW, We kinda like the Packers with the points today. Jai Guru Dev. Site Feed
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On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jan 18

    January 19, 2017

    January 19, 2017
  • Jan 18

    The QG Hunt Valley location shows office amenities expanding

    The QG Hunt Valley location shows office amenities expanding
    The QG, which stands for Quintessential Gentleman, a barber shop turned boutique department store in downtown Baltimore, will open a new location next month at Executive Plaza in Hunt Valley. The addition of The QG provides a unique amenity…
  • Jan 18

    Ritchie Courts a unique opportunity for investor

    Ritchie Courts a unique opportunity for investor
      PROPERTIES TO WATCH IN MARYLAND Address: 877 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park Property type: Office Built: 1990 Size: 42,432 square feet Listing price: $6.9 million Contact: Lynn Dulin, associate broker at Professional…
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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/
  • Jan 18

    Lande on Negotiation Theory

    Lande on Negotiation Theory
    John Lande (University of Missouri School of Law) has posted Building Negotiation Theory from Real-Life Negotiations (2017 Journal of Dispute Resolution (Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article builds on an excellent article…
  • Jan 18

    Mullenix on Policing Non-Class Aggregate Settlement

    Mullenix on Policing Non-Class Aggregate Settlement
    Linda S. Mullenix (University of Texas School of Law) has posted Policing Non-Class Aggregate Settlements: Empowering Judges Through the All Writs Act (Review of Litigation, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Commentators have…
  • Jan 18

    Green on Constitutional Truthmaker

    Green on Constitutional Truthmaker
    Christopher R. Green (University of Mississippi - School of Law) has posted Constitutional Truthmakers on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Many disputes in constitutional theory—in particular, disputes over forms of originalism and…
Rank this Week: 254

Lay of the Land

Lay of the Land

Exploring state and federal regulation of land and development in California. By Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP.

http://landuse.coxcastle.com/
  • Jan 18

    Surprise! California Has a Housing Crisis!!!

    Surprise! California Has a Housing Crisis!!!
    In its recent draft assessment of “California’s Housing Future,” the State’s Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) made these observations, among many others: California needs 180,000 new homes each…
  • Jan 9

    Commercial Development: A City That Thinks Outside the (Parking) Box

    Commercial Development: A City That Thinks Outside the (Parking) Box
    When a city planning department proposes a change in the city’s development standards to address a specific planning concern, it often is asked by its city council “What are other cities doing?” This question is particularly…
  • Dec 16

    COASTAL COMMISSION HAS OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS IN ITS CROSSHAIRS

    COASTAL COMMISSION HAS OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS IN ITS CROSSHAIRS
    Anyone who is considering developing, remodeling, or demolishing hotels, motels, or other visitor-serving lodging in the California coastal zone needs to be aware that these projects are likely to be receiving much greater scrutiny at the…
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Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

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

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Jan 18

    Art Dealer Sues Getty Museum for $77 Million

    Art Dealer Sues Getty Museum for $77 Million
    A Swiss art dealer sued the Getty Museum for $77 million, claiming that after it helped rehabilitate the museum’s bad reputation for buying looted art, the Getty iced it out of a deal it brokered to acquire part of a…
  • Jan 17

    Kenny Schachter on Richard Prince’ “Disavowal”

    Kenny Schachter on Richard Prince’ “Disavowal”
    Probably the most concise and rational response to Richard Prince’s recent attempt at political protest. 
  • Jan 10

    With All Due Respect, Madam. We Do Not Live In France

    With All Due Respect, Madam. We Do Not Live In France
    Eugene Volokh  ”was surprised to see this letter, sent by French lawyer Vanessa Bouchara — representing Getty Images France — to Matthew Chan.” His response, The First Amendment, of course.  
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The JAG Hunter

The JAG Hunter

Covers legal deveopments involving the military and military personnel.

http://thejaghunter.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 502

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury…

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury Blog

Covers incidents resulting in personal injury or wrongful death.

http://www.thegomezfirm.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Study: Childhood Sexual Abuse at Home Raises Risk of Human Trafficking Involvement

    Study: Childhood Sexual Abuse at Home Raises Risk of Human Trafficking Involvement
    As we’ve mentioned recently, January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month.  The children’s rights lawyers at Gomez Trial Attorneys are going to continue to work to raise awareness with regards to this terrible situation…
  • Jan 12

    A Head Injury Examined: Technology Makes Tracking Brain Trauma Possible

    A Head Injury Examined: Technology Makes Tracking Brain Trauma Possible
    Recent years have brought a lot of attention to the sport of football because of the risk of concussions, severe traumatic brain injuries, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE and other serious problems.  By now, most of us…
  • Jan 12

    Retirement Finances and Elder Abuse: Study Identifies Potential Vulnerability

    Retirement Finances and Elder Abuse: Study Identifies Potential Vulnerability
    Elder financial abuse is an enormous problem in the United States.  We have focused on this issue more than once recently.  Many people understand that one of the biggest problems regarding financial elder abuse is that it is vastly…
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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/
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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/
  • Jan 18

    Orrick’s New Partners: Diverse By Many Metric

    Orrick’s New Partners: Diverse By Many Metric
    Out of 18 new partners, 10 are diverse or women lawyers.
  • Jan 18

    Non-Sequiturs: 01.18.17

    Non-Sequiturs: 01.18.17
    * Free legal services if you get arrested for protesting at Trump's inauguration. [TMZ] * A look at the issues raised by the defamation suit against Trump. [Personal Injury Lawyer] * The strength of New York's civil rights laws.…
  • Jan 18

    Law School Deans Ask For Extension On Exploitation

    Law School Deans Ask For Extension On Exploitation
    More than 90 law school deans have asked their accreditor to halt new standards that would hold schools accountable for very low bar passage rates. Last October, the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar…
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Jan 18

    New CIA Procedures for Handling U.S. Person Information Collected Under E.O. 12333

    New CIA Procedures for Handling U.S. Person Information Collected Under E.O. 12333
    Today the Central Intelligence Agency released new, unclassified procedures designed to restrict and streamline the agency's handling of U.S. person information collected in the course of intelligence activities conducted under…
  • Jan 18

    The Manning Commutation

    The Manning Commutation
    Ben and Susan have written of their approval of President Obama's actions.  I find myself in rare disagreement with them.  Not violently, but given the deterrence structures we have this sends a bad message at a time when the…
  • Jan 18

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The New York Times reports that President Obama has commuted the bulk of Chelsea Manning’s sentence. Manning, who was set to serve a 35-year-sentence for leaking military and diplomatic documents to Wikileaks while she was in the Army,…
Rank this Week: 161

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 328

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Jan 18

    #The2Llife: After a Restful Break

    #The2Llife: After a Restful Break
    GUEST BLOG by Dani Gies, 2L at UCLA School of Law Happy New Year! I hope you had a very restful break and that you are not too stressed over the receipt of your grades (or rather, your grades themselves). I spent two weeks with […]
  • Jan 17

    #The1Llife: The Wait

    #The1Llife: The Wait
    GUEST BLOG by Jackson Long, 1L at SMU Dedman School of Law Welcome back friends! After a nice long break (hopefully relaxing and enjoyable) it’s time to start the second semester of law school. Except you don’t know how the first…
  • Jan 11

    Inspired To Become U.S. Qualified, South African Lawyer Achieves Impact

    Inspired To Become U.S. Qualified, South African Lawyer Achieves Impact
      Francisca Pretorius looked abroad to the United States to continue her studies, then applied to sit for the Colorado bar exam and passed it on the first try – with the help of BARBRI. MY NAME IS FRANCISCA PRETORIUS and…
Rank this Week: 86

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Mother of Five Almost Died from Moldy Breast Implant

    Mother of Five Almost Died from Moldy Breast Implant
    Dee Hicks, a 45-year-old mother of five, has come forward to tell the story of her battle with crippling health problems, which she later found out, were caused by moldy breast implants. According to a news report in The Daily Mail, the…
  • Jan 16

    Pedestrian-Unfriendly Roadways Pose Hazards in California

    Pedestrian-Unfriendly Roadways Pose Hazards in California
    A recent report is showing that California ranks number 17 in the nation for pedestrian risk with 6,616 pedestrian fatalities between 2005 and 2014. According to a report on Streetsblog.com, the report titled “Dangerous by Design”…
  • Jan 9

    Pit Bull That Bit Student in Riverside to Be Put Down

    Pit Bull That Bit Student in Riverside to Be Put Down
    A dog that attacked a college student in Riverside on January 4 and threatened a woman last month will be put down, animal services officials said. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the student was walking near La Sierra University…
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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/
  • Jan 18

    2017 Lawrence R. Baca Lifetime Achievement Award Nomination

    2017 Lawrence R. Baca Lifetime Achievement Award Nomination
    NNABA Members: Please consider nominating someone for the Lawrence R. Baca Lifetime Achievement Award for 2017. Past recipients of the Baca Lifetime Achievement Award include Lawrence Baca, Professor Phil Frickey, John Echohawk, Professor…
  • Jan 18

    Order from North Dakota Supreme Court Regarding Out of State Lawyer

    Order from North Dakota Supreme Court Regarding Out of State Lawyer
    Here. This order is issued after receiving more than 16,000 comments on the proposed temporary rule, which was in response to the large number of arrests during the DAPL protests late last year (and which are ongoing–law enforcement…
  • Jan 18

    Lee v. Tam Oral Argument Transcript

    Lee v. Tam Oral Argument Transcript
    Here.
Rank this Week: 113

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Jan 18

    Security Failure? Destiny Nelson Killed in Columbus Apartment Shooting

    Security Failure? Destiny Nelson Killed in Columbus Apartment Shooting
    Was Negligent Security a Factor in the Fatal Shooting of 17-Year-Old Destiny Nelson? Local News A tragic shooting at the Bull Creek Apartments in Columbus reportedly claimed the life of 17-year-old Destiny Nelson Monday, January 16, 2017.…
  • Jan 13

    UPDATE: Arrest Made in Clinton Patterson Shooting; Security Failure in Question

    UPDATE: Arrest Made in Clinton Patterson Shooting; Security Failure in Question
    UPDATE: Did a Fatal Security Lapse Contribute to the Death of Clinton Patterson Robbery? Local News 34-year-old Clinton Tyrell Patterson was reportedly shot during a robbery outside his North Grove apartment home Wednesday…
  • Jan 11

    Security Lapse? Dominique Devonte Horton Killed in Columbus Apartment Shooting

    Security Lapse? Dominique Devonte Horton Killed in Columbus Apartment Shooting
    Was Negligent Security a Factor in the Fatal Shooting of Dominique Devonte Horton? Local News A shooting outside a Columbus apartment complex reportedly claimed the life of 22-year-old Dominique Devonte Horton and left another man injured…
Rank this Week: 164

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/
  • Jan 18

    Hip Replacement Lawyer in California – Ed Smith

    Hip Replacement Lawyer in California – Ed Smith
    Hip Replacement Lawyer in California - Ed Smith Hi. My name is Ed Smith, and I am a hip replacement lawyer in California. Part of the service I’ve provided to clients over the past three and a half decades has been to help them…
  • Jan 18

    Red Bluff Fatality Accident

    Red Bluff Fatality Accident
    Red Bluff Fatality Accident I’m Ed Smith, a Red Bluff car accident lawyer. In the early hours of Saturday, December 25, 2016, three vehicles were involved in an auto accident involving a wrong-way driver in Red Bluff. What…
  • Jan 18

    IKEA Lawsuit

    IKEA Lawsuit
    Hello, my name is Ed Smith, and I am a Sacramento personal injury attorney. Most people have had the experience of reaching for an object and watching the entire pile crumble on top of them. Unfortunately, sometimes the falling objects are…
Rank this Week: 863

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Bicyclist Killed in Stanton Hit-and-Run Crash

    Bicyclist Killed in Stanton Hit-and-Run Crash
    A man was killed in a bicycle accident in Stanton after a vehicle struck him at the intersection of Chapman Avenue and Beach Boulevard early morning on January 18, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the driver of…
  • Jan 16

    4-year-old Boy Killed in Irvine Pedestrian Accident

    4-year-old Boy Killed in Irvine Pedestrian Accident
    A 4-year-old boy suffered fatal injuries in a pedestrian accident in Irvine Saturday night. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, Zhiyu Too was crossing the intersection at Lake Forest drive and Romano on his scooter when…
  • Jan 12

    Worker Injured in Costa Mesa Construction Accident

    Worker Injured in Costa Mesa Construction Accident
    A worker was injured in a construction accident in Costa Mesa after he took a fall at a worksite. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the morning of January 10, 2017. Firefighters were called to 580…
Rank this Week: 40

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 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…
  • Jan 5

    $175,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Post Concussion Syndrome and Chronic Pain

    $175,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Post Concussion Syndrome and Chronic Pain
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a “violent” collision resulting in a permanent brain injury and chronic pain. In today’s case (Sundin v. Turnbull)…
Rank this Week: 132

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jan 18

    Asylee Loses Fingers In Journey from North Dakota to Canada

    Asylee Loses Fingers In Journey from North Dakota to Canada
    Seidu Mohammad via WFP Ghanian asylum seeker Seidu Mohammad braved sub-zero temperatures in order to seek asylum in Canada. He may well lose his fingers as a result. The Winnipeg Free Press has his story. On Christmas Eve, Mohammad spent...
  • Jan 18

    Maeve in America Podcast

    Maeve in America Podcast
    With all this talk about wall building, bad hombres and refugees as Skittles, comedian Maeve Higgins is beyond ready to change the conversation around immigration. She's traveled all the way here from Ireland to bring you funny, beautiful and…
  • Jan 18

    Analysis of the Supreme Court Oral Argument in Lynch v. Dimaya

    Analysis of the Supreme Court Oral Argument in Lynch v. Dimaya
    Here is my analysis of the oral argument yesterday in Lynch v. Dimaya for SCOUTSBlog. Edwin S. Kneedler, Deputy Solicitor General (Art Lien) E. Joshua Rosenkranz (Art Lien) KJ Related articles Audio of Oral Argument before the Fifth Circuit…
Rank this Week: 281

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: 559

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jan 18

    Special Rules for Pleading and Trying Habitual Offense

    Special Rules for Pleading and Trying Habitual Offense
    Everyone knows that having a criminal history is bad. John wrote earlier this week about C-CAT, an on-line, searchable database that helps folks identify many of the non-criminal consequences of a conviction—like losing a professional…
  • Jan 17

    Announcing C-CAT 2.0

    Announcing C-CAT 2.0
    Several years ago the School obtained a grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation to create an online, searchable database of the collateral consequences of a criminal conviction in North Carolina. In 2012, after two years of legal and IT…
  • Jan 13

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    According to a new survey from the Pew Research Center, the nation’s police officers say that “recent high-profile fatal encounters between black citizens and officers have made their jobs riskier, aggravated tensions between…
Rank this Week: 363

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jan 18

    Court Hears Oral Arguments in Lee v. Tam, First Amendment Challenge to disparaging trademark ban

    Court Hears Oral Arguments in Lee v. Tam, First Amendment Challenge to disparaging trademark ban
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The Court heard oral arguments in Lee v. Tam involving the constitutionality of the denial of trademark registration to a band called "The Slants" on the…
  • Jan 17

    D.C. Circuit Rejects Free Speech Claim of Inauguration Protest Group

    D.C. Circuit Rejects Free Speech Claim of Inauguration Protest Group
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The D.C. Circuit rejected a claim today that the Park Service's set-aside of Freedom Plaza for the Inauguration Committee violated the free speech rights of a group that sought to protest in that...
  • Jan 17

    Does a Ban on "Disparaging" Trademarks Violate Free Speech?

    Does a Ban on "Disparaging" Trademarks Violate Free Speech?
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments tomorrow in Lee v. Tam, the case testing whether the Patent and Trademark Office violated free speech when it denied a trademark to an all-Asian-American…
Rank this Week: 160

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: 134

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Jan 18

    Article: Alina S. Ball, "Social Enterprise Governance"

    Article: Alina S. Ball, "Social Enterprise Governance"
    By Professor Alina S. Ball, UC Hastings - from the SSRN Abstract: The social enterprise movement has ushered in a promising new wave of companies using market-based strategies to advance social and environmental change. The longevity and…
  • Jan 17

    Lecy, Van Lyke and Yoon: "What Do We Know About Nonprofit Entrepreneurs?: Results from a Large-Scale Survey"

    Lecy, Van Lyke and Yoon: "What Do We Know About Nonprofit Entrepreneurs?: Results from a Large-Scale Survey"
    Jesse Lecy, David Van Slyke, and Nara Yoon (all affiliated with Syracuse University) recently posted to SSRN an article detailing the results of a survey of the motivations behind the creation of new tax-exempt organizations. The SSRN…
  • Jan 11

    Philanthropy Roundtable's Amicus Brief on Donor Interest in Privacy

    Philanthropy Roundtable's Amicus Brief on Donor Interest in Privacy
    Philanthropy Roundtable (represented by Morgan Lewis & Brockius) filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court in support of a challenge to an aspect of McCain-Feingold/Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act that requires disclosure of certain large…
Rank this Week: 422

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    The Risks of Making Charitable Gifts Through Trust

    The Risks of Making Charitable Gifts Through Trust
    Charitable giving is a common feature of many estate plans. In many cases this takes the form of a simple gift in a person’s last will and testament, but charitable giving can also involve complex trust arrangements designed to benefit…
  • Jan 17

    Handwritten Wills Often Lead to Legal Problem

    Handwritten Wills Often Lead to Legal Problem
    The legal requirements for making a valid will in California are straightforward. A will should be in writing and signed by the testator (the person making the will) in the presence of at least two witnesses. Ideally the will is typewritten…
  • Jan 4

    What Happens to My Bankruptcy Case if I Die?

    What Happens to My Bankruptcy Case if I Die?
    In a typical probate administration, the personal representative named in the deceased person’s will must pay off any valid debts presented to the estate. What if the decedent was already in bankruptcy at the time of his or her death?…
Rank this Week: 657

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 124

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce
    Some have likened divorce to the psychological equivalent of a triple bypass—painful, complicated, and with a difficult recovery period. Because many of those who go through a divorce are in an intensely emotional state, mistakes can be…
  • Jan 2

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review
    It has been a fascinating year for our exciting team of attorneys who have challenged themselves on many fronts for their clients. They have tackled it all from a groundbreaking same-sex marriage case to a heart-wrenching fight for the safety…
  • Dec 14

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season
    Once again, the holiday season is upon us. Perhaps you were one of those who navigated Thanksgiving with family so successfully that you are not in the least concerned about Christmas. Or, perhaps you either didn’t see family on…
Rank this Week: 915