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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 3

    Protests Against Family Detention

    Protests Against Family Detention
    The Texas Tribune reports that some 500 protesters gathered outside of the Dilley immigration detention facility yesterday, carrying signs and chanting "shut it down." ICE responded with a statement that Dilley, and similar…
  • May 2

    Immigration Article of the Day: Confronting Cops in Immigration Court by Mary Holper

    Immigration Article of the Day: Confronting Cops in Immigration Court by Mary Holper
    Confronting Cops in Immigration Court by Mary Holper, Boston College - Law School August 25, 2014 William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 23 No. 3, 2015, Forthcoming Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 333 Abstract:…
  • May 1

    The Current Immigration Climate in Congre

    The Current Immigration Climate in Congre
    As has been said often, elections matter. The 2014 elections unquestionably have changed the political terrain in which immigration reform will be debated. The House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security…
Rank this Week: 115

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • May 1

    One Street, Two Jurisdictions, Four Libraries – Pics of the Week

    One Street, Two Jurisdictions, Four Libraries – Pics of the Week
    One of my favorite weekend pastimes is urban hiking.  Washington, D.C., especially at this time of year, is perfect for that.  I particularly enjoy walking up and down Georgia Avenue, which extends from parts of D.C. (it changes to…
  • Apr 29

    The Phase Out of Non-Machine-Readable Passport

    The Phase Out of Non-Machine-Readable Passport
    The following is a guest post by Shameema Rahman, a senior legal research specialist in our Public Services Division. The Convention on International Civil Aviation (also known as the Chicago Convention) was signed on December 7, 1944, by 52…
  • Apr 28

    The Unacknowledged Legislators of the World

    The Unacknowledged Legislators of the World
    The following is a guest post by Brandon Fitzgerald, project manager of a Law Library staffing contract, writer and student of poetry and literature. In honor of National Poetry Month, I want to consider the intersections between law and…
Rank this Week: 136

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Apr 24

    Valorem Law Group Recognized by BTI Consulting as “Brand Elite”

    Valorem Law Group Recognized by BTI Consulting as “Brand Elite”
    I am normally reluctant to write about “us,” but I am so tickled a recent report recognizing Valorem as a “brand elite” firm that I am breaking from this general practice.  Thank you for this indulgence. Valorem…
  • Mar 18

    Steve Jobs and Collaboration: what lawyers can learn

    Steve Jobs and Collaboration: what lawyers can learn
    I make no secret of the fact that I have looked to Steve Jobs for ideas and inspiration.  I found this Fast Company article on the Evolution of Steve Jobs to be fascinating.  The discussion of his evolution as a collaborator was…
  • Mar 18

    A small step that makes clients’ lives easier

    A small step that makes clients’ lives easier
    Have you ever read an email and wondered to yourself, “what’s the point?” Then you get to the end and realize there is no point. Or the point is something totally different than what you thought. When this happens,…
Rank this Week: 93

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Apr 8

    Are overcrowded prisons unconstitutional?

    Are overcrowded prisons unconstitutional?
    Jonathan Simon interviewed by Slate, March 18, 2015 “Does the Eighth Amendment just prevent torture, or does it protect something more? If it just protects us against torture then obviously it’s a very limited right, and we have…
  • Apr 8

    Canadian politics goes to the dog

    Canadian politics goes to the dog
    Ian Haney López book cited in Victoria News, March 17, 2015 Likely no country has employed dog-whistle politics longer or with more gusto than the United States. Indeed, in a book published last year … law professor Ian Haney…
  • Apr 8

    Talking in code

    Talking in code
    Ian Haney López interviewed by Chicago Reporter, March 13, 2015 Dog whistle politics is all about the stimulation of racial fear. And yet, we should be clear on those who are doing the stimulating—on the politicians, the…
Rank this Week: 36

In-house Access

In-house Access

Covers corporate counsel best practices. By the Association of Corporate Counsel.

http://www.inhouseaccess.com/
  • Apr 14

    The Time to Start is Now: Imbue Compliance to Guard Your Organization

    The Time to Start is Now: Imbue Compliance to Guard Your Organization
    Guest blogger: James Merklinger is vice president and chief legal officer at ACC. He represents ACC on all global legal issues and advises the organization on meeting the needs of the in-house counsel community. The complexity of compliance…
  • Apr 6

    The Biggest Compliance Mistake Lawyers Make

    The Biggest Compliance Mistake Lawyers Make
    Guest bloggers: Eric F. Hinton is chief ethics and compliance officer at 7-Eleven, Inc. and Ted Banks is partner at Scharf Banks Marmor LLC. Being a lawyer is fun. You get to do a lot of different things, and notwithstanding the lawyer jokes,…
  • Mar 31

    Five Years? Seems Like Just Yesterday…

    Five Years? Seems Like Just Yesterday…
    Guest blogger: Laura Woods is vice president of legal affairs at Care Centers Management Consulting, Inc. She is also co-vice chair of the ACC Health Law Committee. She can be reached at lwoods@carecenters.net. Did you celebrate a birthday on…
Rank this Week: 66

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Labour Market Reform

    Labour Market Reform
    The Government has donned the mantle of reforming labour laws, with this being one of several measures to ease the doing of business in India. Recent news reports indicate concrete proposals for reform in various labour legislation (hereand…
  • May 1

    Investor-State Dispute Settlement In India

    Investor-State Dispute Settlement In India
    [The following guest post is contributed by Aakarsh Narula, who is a lawyer and currently working as a Legislative Assistant to a Member of Parliament from Hyderabad]IntroductionThe 1965 Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes…
  • May 1

    8th Annual NLSIR Symposium on Competition Law

    8th Annual NLSIR Symposium on Competition Law
    [The following announcement is posted on behalf of the National Law School of India Review]The National Law School of India Review (NLSIR) - the flagship journal of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is pleased to…
Rank this Week: 587

Indiana Civil & Business…

Indiana Civil & Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning and intellectual property. By Sam Hasler.

http://haslerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Blogs to Check Out

    Blogs to Check Out
    Some law blogs that may be interests to some businesses:FDA Law Update - just what says it is, a way to keep up to date on happenings at the FDA.OSHA Law Blog. This may be of more interest to more businesses. Jackson Lewis hosts the blog so…
  • Feb 25

    Georgia

    Georgia
    Georgia Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning Blog: Estate Planning: A Three-Step StrategyThe estate planning pyramid gives a hierarchy of goals for estate planning. This pyramid is useful in developing an estate planning strategy based on…
  • Jan 26

    Garden Leave in Action

    Garden Leave in Action
    Considering garden leave's novelty, I thought a collection of news articles descring the use of garden leave might be of some help and interest.
Rank this Week: 439

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Indiana Divorce Often Stems From Major Life Challenges, Change

    Indiana Divorce Often Stems From Major Life Challenges, Change
    While most of us get married believing the union is going to weather life's storms, the reality is those storms get the best of many of us. Some of the major life changes that often precede divorce include:IllnessJob changesHaving…
  • Apr 5

    Ball State University v. Irons - Parent Seeks Tuition Payment From Divorce Settlement

    Ball State University v. Irons - Parent Seeks Tuition Payment From Divorce Settlement
    Indiana law allows parents to seek modification of child support such that the other parent be responsible to pay a portion of the child's post-secondary education expenses, even though the child is no longer legally a minor. In the case of…
  • Mar 20

    Stacy M. v. Jason M. - No Termination of Child Support Without Termination of Right

    Stacy M. v. Jason M. - No Termination of Child Support Without Termination of Right
    If ever a father questions the paternity of a child, it may be best to address those suspicions early on. Failure to do may result in a situation similar to what plaintiff in Stacy M. v. Jason M. faced in a family law dispute before the…
Rank this Week: 445

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Indiana accidents, insurance disputes, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Crossen Kooi, LLP.

http://www.indyinjurylawfirm.com/category/indiana-injury-lawyer-blog/
  • Jun 9

    Trucker Charged in Trucking Accident, Tracy Morgan Critically Injured

    Trucker Charged in Trucking Accident, Tracy Morgan Critically Injured
    New information has been released about the truck driver who is charged with causing the fatal 6-car pile up in which comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured.  Kevin Roper, a Wal-Mart employee driving a company semi-truck, is…
  • May 28

    Secondary Drowning

    Secondary Drowning
    Has your little one ever been in the swimming pool and started to struggle?  Maybe they slipped  and briefly got out of your reach?  They take in some water but you are able to get to them quickly and all is well.  Or at…
  • May 19

    Happy May!

    Happy May!
    The month of May is in full swing!  As you look around the city, there is plenty to do all month long.  From the Mini Marathon to the Indy 500 to the Indiana Pacers playoffs, there won’t be a dull moment this month.  …
Rank this Week: 415

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • May 1

    Appellate Patent Law: Federal Circuit Affirms that Prior Art was Anticipatory

    Appellate Patent Law: Federal Circuit Affirms that Prior Art was Anticipatory
    Washington, D.C. - The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit heard an appeal in the matter of Ineos USA LLC v. Berry Plastics Corporation. It affirmed the decision reached by the United States District Court for the Southern…
  • Apr 30

    Supreme Court Holds TTAB Decision Can Have Issue Preclusion Effect

    Supreme Court Holds TTAB Decision Can Have Issue Preclusion Effect
    The Supreme Court on March 24, 2015, held that a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) decision should be given issue preclusion effect when the usages it adjudicated are materially the same as those before a district court. B&B…
  • Apr 29

    Indiana Patent Litigation: Eli Lilly Again in Federal Court Asserting Patent Infringement

    Indiana Patent Litigation: Eli Lilly Again in Federal Court Asserting Patent Infringement
    Indianapolis, Indiana - An Indiana patent lawyer for Eli Lilly and Company of Indianapolis, Indiana; Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd. of Tokyo, Japan; Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. of Parsippany, New Jersey; and Ube Industries, Ltd of Yamaguchi, Japan…
Rank this Week: 8

Indiana Social Security Disability…

Indiana Social Security Disability Attorney Blog

Offers information and news about social security, injury and accident law in Indiana. By Theodore F. Smith, Jr.

http://www.indianasocialsecuritydisabilityattorney.com/
  • Apr 5

    Hidradenitis Suppurative

    Hidradenitis Suppurative
    The Social Security Administration lists hidradenitis suppurativa in its category of impairments for skin disorders which may qualify for disability benefits. The post Hidradenitis Suppurative appeared first on Indiana Social Security…
  • Mar 19

    What is a vocational expert (VE) and why the heck is there one scheduled to testify at my hearing?

    What is a vocational expert (VE) and why the heck is there one scheduled to testify at my hearing?
    The Social Security Administration’s HALLEX I-2-5-48 contains a bare bones description of a vocational expert: “VEs are vocational professionals who provide impartial expert opinion during the hearings process on claims under…
  • Feb 7

    Will Money Run Out For The Social Security Disability Trust Fund?

    Will Money Run Out For The Social Security Disability Trust Fund?
    The consensus in the country is that unless Congress acts to rebalance the Disability Insurance Trust Fund, there will be a short fall starting in mid 2016.  The belief is that this shortfall will cause the government to pay about…
Rank this Week: 847

Info/Law

Info/Law

Covers information, law, and the law of information. By Professors William McGeveran, Derek Bambauer and Tim Armstrong.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/infolaw
  • Apr 28

    In Memoriam: Greg Lastowka

    In Memoriam: Greg Lastowka
    I am deeply saddened to learn of the news of the death of my friend Greg Lastowka, a professor at Rutgers-Camden School of Law. Greg was a pioneer in studying virtual worlds and video games, and his work forms a good part of the foundation in…
  • Apr 28

    Is De-Identification Dead Again?

    Is De-Identification Dead Again?
    Earlier this year, the journal Science published a study called “Unique in the Shopping Mall: On the Reidentifiability of Credit Card Metadata” by Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye et al. The article has reinvigorated claims that…
  • Apr 10

    Privacy in a Data Collection Society

    Privacy in a Data Collection Society
    Jane and I are here with a great group of presenters and attendees at a conference at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Privacy in a Data Collection Society. I’m speaking this afternoon on the folly of information sharing as a…
Rank this Week: 678

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 20

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.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
  • May 3

    Law and Media Round Up – 4 May 2015

    Law and Media Round Up – 4 May 2015
    On 27 April 2015, the Court in Lisbon gave judgment in favour of Gerry and Kate McCann in their claim against former police officer, Gonçalo Amaral.  We had a post about the judgment. The decision was widely reported in the…
  • May 3

    Elveden and the merits of independent scrutiny – Brian Cathcart

    Elveden and the merits of independent scrutiny – Brian Cathcart
    Leader writers and columnists are delighted that charges have been dropped against a number of journalists caught up in the Operation Eleven corrupt payment investigation, following earlier acquittals in similar cases. This, we are told,…
  • May 3

    News: Gerry and Kate McCann awarded damages of €500,000 in Portuguese libel action, summary of the Judgment

    News: Gerry and Kate McCann awarded damages of €500,000 in Portuguese libel action, summary of the Judgment
    On 27 April 2015, the First Civil Chamber of Lisbon handed down judgment in the claim brought by Gerry and Kate McCann against the former Portuguese police officer, Gonçalo Amaral over his book Maddie – The Truth of the…
Rank this Week: 148

Infringement Nation

Infringement Nation

Focuses on copyright, trademark, patent and business disputes. By One LLP.

http://onellp.com/blog/
  • Dec 23

    Jay Z Copyright Lawsuit Dismissed

    Jay Z Copyright Lawsuit Dismissed
    Jay Z escapes copyright lawsuit.
  • Jun 21

    Software Patents Survive

    Software Patents Survive
    The Federal Circuit issued a significant decision curtailing the power of district courts to dismiss patent lawsuits at the Rule 12 stage on the basis that the claimed subject matter falls outside Section 101’s categories of…
  • Jun 18

    Levi’s Jeans Stitching Trademark Claim Marches On

    Levi’s Jeans Stitching Trademark Claim Marches On
    Levis and Abercrombie have had a long-running battle over the stitching of their jeans.
Rank this Week: 275

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Apr 30

    Job Prospects Improve for Law Student

    Job Prospects Improve for Law Student
    There’s finally some good news for law school students: Compared to the previous year, a higher percentage of the class of 2014 found entry-level jobs, the American Bar Association announced on Wednesday. About 60 percent of the…
  • Apr 29

    Accounting firms predicted to jettison hourly billing before lawyer

    Accounting firms predicted to jettison hourly billing before lawyer
    The consultancy wings of the accountancy firms look likely to be the first groups to abandon hourly billing - as the mainstream law and accountancy firms show reluctance to stop using this approach, according to experts. The post Accounting…
  • Apr 28

    2010 Law Grad Had $328K in Student Debt

    2010 Law Grad Had $328K in Student Debt
    The numbers were bad for law grad Hyatt Shirkey. He graduated from Ohio State’s law school in 2010—a particularly tough year for Ohio law grads,… The post 2010 Law Grad Had $328K in Student Debt appeared on InhouseBlog.com.
Rank this Week: 70

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Apr 27

    Rise in Bicycle vs. Car Hit-and-Run

    Rise in Bicycle vs. Car Hit-and-Run
    A recent study by University of California at Berkeley found that hit-and-run fatalities are more likely to occur in the West and Midwest. As warm weather approaches, our team of bicycle accident attorneys examines why hit-and-runs are on the…
  • Apr 22

    10 Oil Worker Deaths Attributed to Hydrocarbon Chemical

    10 Oil Worker Deaths Attributed to Hydrocarbon Chemical
    Government agencies recently acknowledged a pattern among oil worker fatalities, which were previously ruled natural deaths by heart failure. The stunning similarities among these deaths are forcing industry insiders to consider the role of…
  • Apr 20

    How Rauner's Plans for Reform will Harm Injured Illinoisian

    How Rauner's Plans for Reform will Harm Injured Illinoisian
    In Governor Rauner's State of the State Address in February 2015, he made direct remarks about his plans to reform the personal injury legal system in Illinois. Among his remarks, he proposed prohibiting trial lawyers from contributing to…
Rank this Week: 78

InnovaCounsel Blog

InnovaCounsel Blog

Covers legal and compliance issues faced by executives and general counsels.

http://innovacounsel.com/blog/
  • May 1

    Company Culture

    Company Culture
    Just like countries, companies have their own culture. When they hire a new employee, this employee must learn the culture quickly so they don’t make a mistake that could cost them their job. Company culture can include the dress code,…
  • Apr 20

    In-House Advantage

    In-House Advantage
    Every business legal advice at some point and have to decide whether to consult outside counsel or hire in-house counsel. Deciding to hire in-house counsel comes with many advantages. By being integrated into the workplace, in-house counsel…
  • Apr 17

    Terminating an Employee

    Terminating an Employee
    Firing or laying off an employee can sometimes cause issues in the workplace. It can bring down productivity and morale or even cost the employer a lawsuit if it is handled improperly. In-house attorneys can help make this process go ……
Rank this Week: 915

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

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 19

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
  • Apr 29

    Proposed Tax Regulations Issued on PFIC Rules for Insurance Companie

    Proposed Tax Regulations Issued on PFIC Rules for Insurance Companie
    The Internal Revenue Service late last week issued proposed regulations addressing what constitutes the “active conduct of an insurance business” for purposes of the passive foreign investment company (“PFIC”) rules.…
  • Apr 24

    Europeans Authorize Negotiations with US to Loosen Reinsurance Collateral Requirement

    Europeans Authorize Negotiations with US to Loosen Reinsurance Collateral Requirement
    Earlier this week, the European Union’s executive body gained key approval to begin negotiations with the United States on a deal aimed at cutting the minimum collateral levels required of foreign reinsurers operating in the US. The…
  • Apr 17

    NAIC Issues 12 Principles for Insurance Regulatory Guidance on Cybersecurity

    NAIC Issues 12 Principles for Insurance Regulatory Guidance on Cybersecurity
    On April 16, 2015, the Cybersecurity Task Force of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners adopted 12 principles for effective cybersecurity insurance regulatory guidance. Recognizing that cybersecurity risks pose a significant…
Rank this Week: 504

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Apr 30

    Making Your Videos Work For You

    Making Your Videos Work For You
    Want to get your clients engaged with your Facebook page? Upload some video!
  • Apr 28

    Local Listings Need Updating Protocol

    Local Listings Need Updating Protocol
    Who's in charge of YOUR online listings? Do you have systems in place and someone in charge of keeping online listings up-to-date and accurate? If not, you could have an angry client on your hands!
  • Apr 24

    5 Current Website Typography Trends (and how to use them!)

    5 Current Website Typography Trends (and how to use them!)
    If I had to pick one thing that I think really sets well-designed websites apart from the rest, it would have to be typography. I’m always looking at inspiration for new ways to use and arrange type in digital formats. Here are 5 current…
Rank this Week: 291

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 169

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    Voetelink: Status of Forces: Criminal Jurisdiction over Military Personnel Abroad

    Voetelink: Status of Forces: Criminal Jurisdiction over Military Personnel Abroad
    Joop Voetelink (Netherlands Defence Academy) has published Status of Forces: Criminal Jurisdiction over Military Personnel Abroad (Asser Press 2015). Here's the abstract:This book brings into focus the legal status of armed forced on foreign…
  • May 1

    New Issue: Global Environmental Politic

    New Issue: Global Environmental Politic
    The latest issue of Global Environmental Politics (Vol. 15, no. 2, May 2015) is out. Contents include:ForumsMichele Betsill, Navroz K. Dubash, Matthew Paterson, Harro van Asselt, Antto Vihma, & Harald Winkler, Building Productive Links…
  • May 1

    Doyle: The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect

    Doyle: The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect
    Michael W. Doyle (Columbia Univ. - International Affairs, Law, & Political Science) has published The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect (Yale Univ. Press 2015). Here's the abstract:The question…
Rank this Week: 30

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 434

Investment Fund Law Blog

Investment Fund Law Blog

Provides updates and insights on legal issues facing fund managers and investors. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.investmentfundlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 278

Investment Law Blog

Investment Law Blog

Covers business, real estate and property law. By Catherine DeBono Holmes of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://www.investmentlawblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Catherine DeBono Holmes Will Participate as a Panelist at the 2015 IIUSA EB-5 Regional Economic Development Advocacy Conference

    Catherine DeBono Holmes Will Participate as a Panelist at the 2015 IIUSA EB-5 Regional Economic Development Advocacy Conference
    LOS ANGELES – Catherine De Bono Holmes, Chair of the Investment Capital Law Group at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP and publisher of the Investment Law Blog, will participate on a panel at the IIUSA 8th annual EB-5 Regional…
  • Apr 6

    EB-5 Financing for Hotel Development

    EB-5 Financing for Hotel Development
    By Catherine DeBono Holmes and Bruce Baltin This article was first published in the Winter 2015 edition of EB5 Investors magazine.      For EB-5 financing of hotel projects, proving that new jobs will be created…
  • Mar 5

    New Publication on EB-5 Financing and U.S. Securities Law

    New Publication on EB-5 Financing and U.S. Securities Law
    JMBM and AAEB5 Announce New Publication on EB-5 Financing and U.S. Securities Laws Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) and Advantage America EB5 Group are pleased to announce the publication of Regional Centers & Sponsors and…
Rank this Week: 650

IP Dragon

IP Dragon

Covers intellectual property in China.

http://ipdragon.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG
    From now on, you can find new articles of IP Dragon on: ipdragon.org.So good bye to ipdragon.blogspot,com and hello ipdragon.org.All ipdragon.blogspot.com links will continue to be active, but will be redirected to ipdragon.orgAlso you…
  • Apr 7

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary
     Shades of Red by Skram1 see ColourloversThe real question: "What shade of red will attract liability?"After publishing a draft of the copyright law, the National Copyright Administration comes now with a A Brief Explanation…
  • Mar 12

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol
    Clone and OriginalThe silver screen is known to bring out the imagination of people. However, China's film industry has not given birth to a poster child of creativity, eyeing laboriously to any movie that has some measure of success, Chinese…
Rank this Week: 312

IP in Brief

IP in Brief

Comments on developments in copyright and trademark law. By Andrew Berger.

http://www.ipinbrief.com
  • Mar 19

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim
    Dennis Murrell and Robert Theuerkauf from Middleton Reutlinger in Louisville explained how to prove and defend against trade secret claims at the IPI’s Ocean Reef winter conference. Here is a summary of their excellent presentation.
  • Mar 6

    Proving Damages at Trial in Copyright Litigation

    Proving Damages at Trial in Copyright Litigation
    David Leichtman from Robins Kaplan in NY gave us an excellent presentation on proving damages at trial in copyright litigation at the Intellectual Property Institue's Ocean Reef winter conference. Here is my summary of his talk along with…
  • Mar 1

    Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media

    Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media
    Andrew Berger is moderating a panel discussion at the Litigation Counsel of America‘s 2015 Spring Conference. The title of the program is Avoiding the Googling Mistrial: Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age…
Rank this Week: 464

IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

Discusses news, cases, legislation and anything to do with Intellectual Property law.

http://www.ipiustitia.com
  • Apr 30

    Pirates Uncovered - Dallas Buyers Club's Landmark Case in Australia

    Pirates Uncovered - Dallas Buyers Club's Landmark Case in Australia
    Piracy is considered by many in the entertainment industry to be the plight of the 21st century creative minds and pockets (and the pockets' of many shareholders, one would think). What ever your thoughts on copyright piracy, the topic…
  • Apr 17

    Stifled Words - The DMCA and Censoring Free Speech

    Stifled Words - The DMCA and Censoring Free Speech
    Since its enactment at the cusp of the 21st century, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act in the United States has been the subject of discussion within the IP community, practitioners and even the public in general. With its inception being…
  • Apr 7

    Links Galore - Hyperlinking Faces Its Third Challenge

    Links Galore - Hyperlinking Faces Its Third Challenge
    After the Svensson and BestWater decisions hyperlinking seemed to already be a matter, which has been dealt with extensively and thoroughly. Even so, a third decision loomed in the horizon, hopefully shedding the final bit of light needed…
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IP Notiz

IP Notiz

Covers intellectual property law rights in Germany.

http://www.ip-notiz.de
  • Apr 13

    IP|Event: IP Summit 2015

    IP|Event: IP Summit 2015
    Heute erreichte uns eine Einladung für den IP Summit 2015, diesmal in Berlin. Vielleicht gibt es ja noch Interessenten: For the tenth year, on Thursday and Friday, December 3 & 4, 2015, Premier Cercle™ will gather 100+ speakers…
  • Mar 26

    AnwG Köln: Keine Dream Girls für den Anwalt

    AnwG Köln: Keine Dream Girls für den Anwalt
    Eine hübsche Entscheidung erreichte uns aus Köln: “Verteilt ein Rechtsanwalt Pin-Up Kalender mit seiner Kanzleiadresse an Autowerkstätten, so stellt dies eine unzulässige Werbemaßnahme ge-mäß §…
  • Mar 20

    Wie funktioniert eigentlich der App-Markt?

    Wie funktioniert eigentlich der App-Markt?
    Am Beispiel seiner Erfolgs-App “7 minute workout” erklärt Stuart Khall einfach und nachvollziehbar, wie das Öksosystem “Apps” funktioniert bzw. funktionieren kann. Lesenswert.
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IPA Blawg

IPA Blawg

By the Indiana Paralegal Association.

http://indianaparalegals.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    Upcoming Technology Topic

    Upcoming Technology Topic
    This is a very exciting time for the release of new technologies. I am unsure if it is theresult of pent-up ideas that are finally beingreleased after years of anticipation or simplycompanies seeking to one-up each otherwith the release of…
  • Mar 10

    Paralegals in a down economy

    Paralegals in a down economy
    Great podcast from Legal Talk Network http://www.legaltalknetwork.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=363
  • Feb 20

    Laid-Off Lawyer Competes with Other Attorneys for Paralegal Job

    Laid-Off Lawyer Competes with Other Attorneys for Paralegal Job
    Laid-Off Lawyer Competes with Other Attorneys for Paralegal JobsPosted Feb 17, 2009, 09:22 am CST By Debra Cassens Weiss A 43-year-old Los Angeles lawyer who was laid off from her in-house job more than a year ago still has no permanent job,…
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IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer": a famous quote and the stamp of (in)authenticity

    “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer": a famous quote and the stamp of (in)authenticity
    The IPKat welcomes the following guest post from copyright moral rights enthusiast Mira T. Sundara Rajan,  Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Glasgow, on a fascinating drama in which the principal actors are two…
  • May 3

    Green around the gills? Political party seeks to roll copyright back by three centurie

    Green around the gills? Political party seeks to roll copyright back by three centurie
    As the UK's General Election draws closer, it has to be conceded that intellectual property has again largely avoided the limelight in the endless arguments between the contending political parties and their candidates as to what's best for…
  • May 1

    Proprietor may be unhappy because BE HAPPY is not a trade mark

    Proprietor may be unhappy because BE HAPPY is not a trade mark
    The General Court has issued another judgment relating to the controversial issue of promotional statements that may also serve as trade marks in the Joined Cases T-707/13 and T-709/13, shattering the dreams of happiness of the CTM proprietor…
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IPTAblog

IPTAblog

Covers the relationship between the law, communications technology and the creative arts. By Andrew Raff.

http://andrewraff.com/
  • Nov 23

    Google Book Search is a Fair Use

    Google Book Search is a Fair Use
    Back in 2005, I wrote that Google Print "may single-handedly keep the copyright-related blog world in business for the next few years." Eight years later, the Southen District of New York decisively granted Google's motion for…
  • Aug 19

    Disrupt my TV, please

    Disrupt my TV, please
    At Time's Techland Blog, Ben Bajarin writes: Why We Want TV to Be Disrupted So Badly. I was at the Consumer Electronics Show where [Tivo and ReplayTV] debuted, and their booths were as packed as any on the show floor....
  • Jul 22

    Transparency May Be Required

    Transparency May Be Required
    Apple's Developer Site was hacked. All Things D reports; Apple Developer Center Was Hacked; Site Remains Down While Company Overhauls Security In their notification, Apple notes that they are letting developers know about this attack "in…
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Irish Law Updates

Irish Law Updates

Updates on Irish and Northern Irish Law. By Darius Whelan.

http://www.ucc.ie/law/irishlaw/blogger/blogger.html
  • Apr 12

    Events in April 2015 and after

    Events in April 2015 and after
    CC BY ncarey I've updated the listings of forthcoming events at www.irishlaw.org/events/.Here's the current list:Mon. 13 April 2015:International conference - Child Protection and the Law, Law Society of Ireland - fully bookedDetails at…
  • Mar 5

    Reforming the Mental Health Act 2001

    Reforming the Mental Health Act 2001
    The Report of the Expert Group on the Review of the Mental Health Act 2001 has been published today.  The press release is here.  The full report is available here.  For reaction from Mental Health Reform and Amnesty…
  • Feb 26

    Schools Admissions and the Equal Status Act

    Schools Admissions and the Equal Status Act
    I have written a short piece for the Irish Times concerning school admissions and the Equal Status Act.  The article has been published here.  I may in due course develop this into a longer article for a journal in which I can…
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IRS Problem Solver Blog

IRS Problem Solver Blog

Covers IRS problems and how to solve them. By Darrin Mish.

http://www.getirshelp.com/irsblog
  • May 2

    Pro Athlete ‘Jock Tax’ Is Struck Down

    Pro Athlete ‘Jock Tax’ Is Struck Down
    www.forbes.com — Pro athletes can earn a lot, but their taxes are complex and can be a real gotcha. There’s the IRS, multiple states, and even foreign governments. And there are city and local taxes too. Take Cleveland, which…
  • May 2

    IRS scams are busting out all over

    IRS scams are busting out all over
    wkzo.com — It’s been a bad year already for tax scams, one of the worst on record according to IRS Spokesman Luis Garcia, and its continued, even though tax day has come and gone. Con men are now calling up... The post IRS scams…
  • May 1

    Report Says IRS Has Gotten Better at Processing Political Tax-Exemption Application

    Report Says IRS Has Gotten Better at Processing Political Tax-Exemption Application
    www.cpapracticeadvisor.com — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has taken significant actions to improve the processing of tax-exempt applications involving political intervention, according to a new report from the Treasury Inspector…
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IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    How Late Payment of Taxes Affects You

    How Late Payment of Taxes Affects You
    Every month your taxes remain unpaid after the April 15 deadline, you pay a penalty of 0.5%. In most cases, the penalty doesn’t go beyond 0.5%, but it can reach a maximum of 25% per month. Along with the penalty, you are also charged…
  • Apr 24

    Benefits of a Retirement Plan

    Benefits of a Retirement Plan
    Along with saving taxes, a retirement plan also secures your future. You can save more in taxes by choosing the right kind of retirement plans according to your financial situation. Before you select one, it’s important to know the…
  • Apr 17

    Use Installment Agreement to Pay Back Taxe

    Use Installment Agreement to Pay Back Taxe
    Tax season is over. At this point, any unpaid taxes for 2014 will be treated as back taxes. If you do owe taxes for 2014 or for any year before that, you can pay them in monthly installments. Even those who filed for an extension, but could…
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It's No-Fault of NY

It's No-Fault of NY

Covers New York no-fault insurance law news, analysis and commentary. By Damin J. Toell and Erik B. Lutwin.

http://nynofaultlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 16

    How do you spell "Pyrrhic victory"?

    How do you spell "Pyrrhic victory"?
    A new post. It's only been like a year and a half. Anyway, there's a new Appellate Division case you should read.Matter of Carothers v GEICO Indem. Co., __ A.D. 3d, __, 2010 NY Slip Op 09256 (2d Dep't, 2010).
  • Jul 30

    Coverage Counsel

    Coverage Counsel
    I'm not sure how it's possible, but apparently I never, before now, had a link in my blogroll to Roy A. Mura, Esq.'s wonderful blog Coverage Counsel. Mr. Mura's posts deal with no-fault issues, as well as a much wider range of insurance law…
  • Jul 23

    Provider EUO

    Provider EUO
    David M. Gottlieb, Esq. has previously covered this issue at No-Fault Paradise, but it seems to me that it's worth some additional attention.On June 24, 2009, the NYS Insurance Department issued an opinion letter entitled "Examinations Under…
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Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
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Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 693

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
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Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard Landes.

http://www.jaxfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Should I cooperate with the Feds in Jacksonville?

    Should I cooperate with the Feds in Jacksonville?
    Answer: No, you should not.  I wrote about this subject, generally, back in June of 2014, where I discussed the pros and cons of cooperating with prosecutors in order to get a better deal.  Based on my recent experience, however, I…
  • Feb 6

    What happens if I fill out the paperwork incorrectly when buying a gun?

    What happens if I fill out the paperwork incorrectly when buying a gun?
    Answer: You could end up in prison or with a federal felony conviction, is what could happen.  As a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer, I have represented those charged with gun crimes.  Consider the case of United States v.…
  • Jan 9

    Is it legal for doctors to pay referral fees for patients?

    Is it legal for doctors to pay referral fees for patients?
    Answer: No, it is not.  Referral fees are illegal and are prosecuted by the federal government as kickbacks, especially if government medical insurance (Medicare and Medicaid) is used.  Consider the case of  U.S. v. Babaria,…
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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Apr 30

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Finding Pennsylvania Ethics Opinions Online

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Finding Pennsylvania Ethics Opinions Online
    There are very few free online sources for Pennsylvania Ethics Opinions online. The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) will only release Pennsylvania Ethics Opinions to PBA members. PBA members can access ethics opinions at…
  • Apr 28

    A Brief History of May 1: Labor, Loyalty, and the Law

    A Brief History of May 1: Labor, Loyalty, and the Law
    The history of May 1 in the United States is characterized by the celebration of spring, labor, loyalty and the law. Originally honored in medieval and modern Europe as an agricultural holiday, some religious and secular communities still…
  • Apr 23

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Pennsylvania Statute Citations Explained.

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Pennsylvania Statute Citations Explained.
    P.S. is the citation abbreviation for Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes, the unofficial codification of the Pennsylvania laws published by Thomson Reuters (formerly West). John Purdon, Jr. was one of the original publishers of a subject version…
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Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Stein Hopes to Explore Problems with Short-Termism, Lack of Board Diversity

    Stein Hopes to Explore Problems with Short-Termism, Lack of Board Diversity
    By Amanda Maine, J.D.SEC Commissioner Kara M. Stein shared her thoughts on “short-termism” and the composition of boards of directors at the Treasury Department’s Corporate Women in Finance Symposium. Both of these issues…
  • Apr 30

    SEC Awards Maximum Payout in First Whistleblower Retaliation Case

    SEC Awards Maximum Payout in First Whistleblower Retaliation Case
    By John Filar AtwoodA whistleblower who was subjected to a series of retaliatory actions by Paradigm Capital Management will receive the maximum award payment of 30 percent of amounts collected in connection with the case. In its first…
  • Apr 29

    Exclusive Shareholder Remedy Under Alberta Corporations Act Was Not Available in U.S. Court

    Exclusive Shareholder Remedy Under Alberta Corporations Act Was Not Available in U.S. Court
    By Lene Powell, J.D.A panel of the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a counterclaim alleging breach of fiduciary duty by directors of a California corporation with a Canadian parent company. In what it called an “anomalous…
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joegratz.net

joegratz.net

Covers news and analysis on copyright, trademark, Internet law, and culture. By Joe Gratz.

http://www.joegratz.net
  • Mar 22

    VARA Lawsuit Filed over Destruction of Burning Man Art Car

    VARA Lawsuit Filed over Destruction of Burning Man Art Car
    The creators of Burning Man art car “La Contessa” have filed a lawsuit under the Visual Artists’ Rights Act (one of my favorite corners of Title 17) against the Nevada farmer who torched the car.
  • Feb 3

    Big News: I’m Joining Durie Tangri Lemley Roberts & Kent LLP

    Big News: I’m Joining Durie Tangri Lemley Roberts & Kent LLP
    My friends and colleagues Daralyn Durie, Ragesh Tangri, Mark Lemley, Clem Roberts, and Ryan Kent have formed a new law firm — and I’m joining them as their first (and, for the moment, only) associate.  The press release follows. KEKER &…
  • Nov 1

    USF Fair Use Symposium: Panel 1 — Real Lawyers, Real Case

    USF Fair Use Symposium: Panel 1 — Real Lawyers, Real Case
    I’m liveblogging today from the University of San Francisco School of Law Fair Use Symposium. The first panel is called “Real Lawyers, Real Cases.”  The panelists: J. Thomas McCarthy (USF, Moderator) Annette Hurst (Orrick) Jason…
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