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Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Apr 27

    Basil Pesto Recalled Over Listeria Risk

    Basil Pesto Recalled Over Listeria Risk
    Our Local Bounty of Rogue River, Oregon is recalling 312 (8.5oz) containers of the Farming Fish brand Organic Basil Pesto with Watercress, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can…
  • Apr 27

    Fore! Golf Balls in Wegman’s Potatoe

    Fore! Golf Balls in Wegman’s Potatoe
    McCain Foods USA, Inc. announced today it is expanding the voluntary recall of retail, frozen hash brown products that may contain golf ball materials, specifically hard plastic or rubber pieces, that despite our stringent supply standards…
  • Apr 25

    Missouri Mystery Salmonella Outbreak Tops 36

    Missouri Mystery Salmonella Outbreak Tops 36
    The News Tribune reported today that more Salmonella cases continue to be reported in Mid-Missouri, bringing the total to 36 as of Monday. Fourteen of the 36 reported cases involve individuals who ate at the same (Mystery) Jefferson City…
Rank this Week: 52

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 27

    The Tax Lawyer Publishes New Issue

    The Tax Lawyer Publishes New Issue
    The Tax Lawyer has published Vol. 70, No. 2 (Winter 2017): Paul J. Sax (Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, San Francisco) , In Memoriam: M. Bernard Aidinoff, 70 Tax Law. 441 (2017) John P. Steines (NYU), Subsidized Foreign Tax Credits and…
  • Apr 27

    Hemel:Can New York Publish President Trump's State Tax Returns?

    Hemel:Can New York Publish President Trump's State Tax Returns?
    Following up on my previous post, The Quick And Easy Way To See Trump’s Tax Returns: Daniel Hemel (Chicago), Can New York Publish President Trump's State Tax Returns?: Breaking from a decades-old norm of presidential tax transparency,…
  • Apr 27

    Dimick:Should The Law Do Anything About Economic Inequality?

    Dimick:Should The Law Do Anything About Economic Inequality?
    Matthew Dimick (SUNY-Buffalo), Should the Law Do Anything About Economic Inequality?, 26 Cornell J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 1 (2016): What should be done about rising income and wealth inequality? Should the design and adoption of legal rules take…
Rank this Week: 65

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Apr 27

    UND STEP 2-Week 1-The Theme of Salvation in the Old Testament-A Reader Respond

    UND STEP 2-Week 1-The Theme of Salvation in the Old Testament-A Reader Respond
    A longtime reader responded to my earlier post about the paschal lamb and the scapegoat with this very helpful comment: I can’t speak for how various Christian denominations understand these verses... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Apr 27

    UND STEP 2: Week 1: The Theme of Salvation in the Old Testament: Assignment Memo

    UND STEP 2: Week 1: The Theme of Salvation in the Old Testament: Assignment Memo
    As previously explained, I've enrolled in the University of Notre Dame's Satellite Theological Education Program (STEP) to pursue their Certificate in Doctrine and am currently taking my second of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Apr 27

    My football sabbatical

    My football sabbatical
    "No football for you in 2017." #football #NFL #NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/T5wvOY55KL — Professor Bainbridge (@ProfBainbridge) April 27, 2017 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 190

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Apr 27

    Meet the ACLU’s Free-Speech Trojan Horse

    Meet the ACLU’s Free-Speech Trojan Horse
    “I’m what you’d call a true believer in the First Amendment,” Rowland announced. “It’s foundational. I’ve criticized the staff attorney with the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology…
  • Apr 9

    Theory: Direct or Indirect Criminal Trial Advocacy

    Theory: Direct or Indirect Criminal Trial Advocacy
    In hypnosis, there are two basic styles of inducing trance: the direct, or “authoritarian” style, and the indirect, or “Ericksonian” (named after Milton Erickson) style. The direct: “Close your eyes.” The…
  • Apr 8

    Old-School Ethical Heresie

    Old-School Ethical Heresie
    JBD asked for an outline of my TMSL talk on avoiding old-school ethical heresies. “Ethics” training for lawyers usually focus on the disciplinary rules. But the disciplinary rules are law, not ethics. Sometimes…
Rank this Week: 155

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Apr 27

    Medicaid Cuts Will Soon Be Voted On – Please Contact Congress ASAP

    Medicaid Cuts Will Soon Be Voted On – Please Contact Congress ASAP
    The American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Trump Administration’s answer to repealing & replacing Obamacare, is set to be voted on again by the house. Voting could begin as early as tomorrow, April 28th. Portions of the Act have…
  • Apr 25

    Alden Court Denies Responsibility for Massachusetts Woman’s Death by Asphyxiation

    Alden Court Denies Responsibility for Massachusetts Woman’s Death by Asphyxiation
    Yet another sad story of a choking death by a nursing home resident has recently been made public. Kathryn Miller, an 88 year old woman who was temporarily staying at Alden Court Nursing Care & Rehabilitation Center in Fairhaven,…
  • Apr 24

    Indiana Man Suffers Subdural Hematoma in Physical Therapy, Awarded $2.5 Million

    Indiana Man Suffers Subdural Hematoma in Physical Therapy, Awarded $2.5 Million
    After surviving a stroke, Bill Owens completed inpatient rehabilitation and was released with instructions to begin physical therapy at home. After determining that in-home therapy would not be effective enough for Mr. Owens,…
Rank this Week: 385

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Your government at oral argument

    Your government at oral argument
    Have you ever had a judge (or Justice) respond to an argument by saying, "Oh, come on." (via the NY Times):Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. tried to test the limits of the government’s position at a Supreme Court argument on Wednesday…
  • Apr 26

    En banc 11th Circuit decides U.S. v. Roy

    En banc 11th Circuit decides U.S. v. Roy
    At long last, the en banc 11th Circuit today decided United States v. Roy.  The opinions span 287 pages.  Judge Carnes wrote the majority opinion, finding harmless error in conducting trial without counsel present during a portion…
  • Apr 26

    Mistakes or Fraud?

    Mistakes or Fraud?
    The issue has been framed as "mistakes vs. fraud" in the Melgen trial, which is now with the jury.  From the PBP: Acknowledging Dr. Salomon Melgen made some mistakes as he struggled to treat more than 100 patients a day at…
Rank this Week: 108

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/
  • Apr 27

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts and Commercial Law Downloads (April 27, 2017)

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts and Commercial Law Downloads (April 27, 2017)
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days 26 Feb 2017 through 27 Apr 2017 Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 278 Notice and Takedown in the...
  • Apr 25

    Contractual Rights to Prince's "Vault"

    Contractual Rights to Prince's "Vault"
    On April 14, the Wall Street Journal reported that Universal Music Group has won the licensing rights to late pop/rock star Prince's music in the "vault" he apparently kept on his property. The price tag was $30 million. Now,…
  • Apr 24

    New edition: Principles of Contractual Interpretation by Richard Calnan

    New edition: Principles of Contractual Interpretation by Richard Calnan
    From our friends at Oxford University Press: "Written with the busy practitioner in mind, Richard Calnan’s Principles of Contractual Interpretation is a concise and insightful book that sets out the principles that guide the courts in…
Rank this Week: 938

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Apr 27

    What’s stopping you?

    What’s stopping you?
    Think of something you want. A goal, an accomplishment, an acquisition, or anything else that’s important to you. What do you want to be, do, or have? Got it? Good. Now, answer this: why don’t you have it already? Write down…
  • Apr 26

    Is free a viable marketing strategy for lawyers?

    Is free a viable marketing strategy for lawyers?
    Four or five years ago a business partner bought me a magazine subscription as a gift. After a year, the subscription ran out. I didn’t renew it but I continued to get the magazine each month, and still do. It’s no secret why the…
  • Apr 25

    How to approach a prospective referral source

    How to approach a prospective referral source
    The Internet presents endless resources for finding people who might become a referral source for you. They’re out there, in droves. But once found, how do you approach them? How do you get their attention without appearing needy? How…
Rank this Week: 948

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: 43

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Apr 27

    #The3Llife: Bittersweet Moment

    #The3Llife: Bittersweet Moment
    #The3Llife Bittersweet Moment GUEST BLOG Lauren Rose, 3L at University of Detroit Mercy In this bittersweet moment, I was able to take a step back and participate in a volunteer project at my law school. Well, the last week of my last ever…
  • Apr 27

    SUBMIT PRACTICE ESSAYS TO DEVELOP SKILLS

    SUBMIT PRACTICE ESSAYS TO DEVELOP SKILLS
    SUBMIT PRACTICE ESSAYSTO DEVELOP SKILLS 50 Years, 100 Bar Exams: Our Exclusive, Expert Tips By Steve Levin, BARBRI Director of Essay Testing Essay writing for the bar exam is quite different than the final exam essays you took in law school…
  • Apr 24

    #The1Llife: Make A Calendar

    #The1Llife: Make A Calendar
    #The1Llife Make A Calendar GUEST BLOG by Jackson Long, 1L at SMU Dedman School of Law Go schedule out your last 21 days with precision. No, you don’t need to know what each precise hour of the day is for. The days are numbering fewer…
Rank this Week: 523

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 511

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/
  • Apr 27

    Job Opening: Staff Attorney at NARF in D.C.

    Job Opening: Staff Attorney at NARF in D.C.
    The Native American Rights Fund in Washington, D.C. has a staff attorney position opening. See the announcement at: http://www.narf.org/contact-us/join-team/ Apply by May 22, 2017.
  • Apr 27

    Court of Federal Claims Dismisses Pro Se Treaty Rights Claim

    Court of Federal Claims Dismisses Pro Se Treaty Rights Claim
    Here are the available materials in Walking Eagle v. United States (Fed. Cl.): 1 Complaint 14 DCT Order The remaining pleadings are sealed. An excerpt from the opinion: Plaintiff, Clarence Walking Eagle, Jr., is a Sioux Native American in the…
  • Apr 27

    Eighth Circuit Briefs in Sisseton-Wahpeton Effort to Save Burial Mound

    Eighth Circuit Briefs in Sisseton-Wahpeton Effort to Save Burial Mound
    Here are the materials in Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation v. United States Corps of Engineers: Opening Brief Federal Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials here.
Rank this Week: 113

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Apr 27

    Libraries became public institutions during an era much like our

    Libraries became public institutions during an era much like our
    It was during an era much like ours when the public library became an American institution, according to Barbara Fister in How Libraries Became Public (Inside Higher Ed, April 26, 2017): I find it intriguing that the American public library…
  • Apr 27

    A general approach to predicting SCOTUS behavior

    A general approach to predicting SCOTUS behavior
    Summarizing their work, Daniel Katz, Michael Bommarito and Josh Blackman wrote in A General Approach for Predicting the Behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States: [W]e offer the first generalized, consistent and out-of-sample…
  • Apr 27

    You would think that nothing else could possibly go wrong for Charlotte School of Law — but you would be wrong

    You would think that nothing else could possibly go wrong for Charlotte School of Law — but you would be wrong
    Multiple stories, here and here for example, are reporting that the North Carolina AG is investigating Charlotte School of Law under the state’s civil consumer protection law. To make matters worse, the University of North Carolina…
Rank this Week: 431

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    News Coverage: “Texas mayor blasted after she says lack of faith in God causes poverty”

    News Coverage: “Texas mayor blasted after she says lack of faith in God causes poverty”
    News Coverage: Cleve R. Wootson, Jr., “Texas mayor blasted after she says lack of faith in God causes poverty” – Wash. Post, Apr. 26, 2017.
  • Apr 27

    Article: Resurrecting Labor

    Article: Resurrecting Labor
    Article: Richard A. Bales, Resurrecting Labor, 77 Maryland L. Rev. (forthcoming). Participation in American labor unions have changed radically, albeit incrementally, over the last fifty years. Private‐sector union density has…
  • Apr 26

    Article: Should the Law Do Anything About Economic Inequality?

    Article: Should the Law Do Anything About Economic Inequality?
    Article: Matthew Dimick, Should the Law Do Anything About Economic Inequality?, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-011 (2016). What should be done about rising income and wealth inequality? Should the design and adoption…
Rank this Week: 266

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Apr 27

    CALL FOR PAPERS: AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skill

    CALL FOR PAPERS: AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skill
    The following comes to us from Brian Quinn: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that analyze the question of access to the courts in...
  • Apr 26

    What's next for conflict minerals legislation? My views and the GAO report

    What's next for conflict minerals legislation? My views and the GAO report
    Last week, a reporter interviewed me regarding conflict minerals.The reporter specifically asked whether I believed there would be more litigation on conflict minerals and whether the SEC's lack of enforcement would cause companies to stop…
  • Apr 26

    Call for Submissions - Collective Book on Legal Innovation

    Call for Submissions - Collective Book on Legal Innovation
    COLLECTIVE BOOK ON LEGAL INNOVATION Call for submissions The program « Law & Management » developed by the European Center of Law and Economics (known as CEDE in French) of ESSEC Business School, is an innovative and pioneering research…
Rank this Week: 100

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Apr 27

    LePen is not Trump...

    LePen is not Trump...
    ...and other thoughts on the French election, which seems to have been oddly reported in the U.S. One of the weirder ones is the idea that the election was a revolt against "the Establishment." Yet Establishment candidates got 60% of...
  • Apr 27

    A good bit of news from the dysfunctional state of Illinoi

    A good bit of news from the dysfunctional state of Illinoi
    Governor Bruce "country club" Rauner has withdrawn the utterly unqualified hack he nominated for the State Education Board. Readers may recall philosopher Christopher Pynes's post about this some time ago.
  • Apr 27

    Raising moral robot

    Raising moral robot
    I'm not sure the author (philosopher Regina Rini [NYU]), knows a lot about raising children, but I like her discussion of the "Celestial" and "Organic" views of morality.
Rank this Week: 709

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Apr 27

    Facebook Faces Backlash for Livestream Murder

    Facebook Faces Backlash for Livestream Murder
    Random acts of violence are truly devastating, but they are even worse when they’re livestream on Facebook and shared thousands of times for the world to see. Robert Godwin Sr., a 74-year-old male from Cleveland, Ohio, was murdered…
  • Apr 26

    Survivor Contestant Publicly “Outed” Highlights the Mistreatment of Transgender Community

    Survivor Contestant Publicly “Outed” Highlights the Mistreatment of Transgender Community
    The reality competition show Survivor has been running strong for seventeen years and is on its thirty-fourth season. But in all their seasons, never had they had a transgender contestant. And never has someone been “outed” on…
  • Apr 25

    It’s Official: Texas Voter ID Law Violates the Voting Rights Act

    It’s Official: Texas Voter ID Law Violates the Voting Rights Act
    On Monday April 17th,  a Federal Judge ruled that the voter ID laws enacted in Texas were enacted with not only the intent to discriminate against minorities but with the purpose of discriminating against those…
Rank this Week: 273

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    International Family Law – What is a migratory divorce?

    International Family Law – What is a migratory divorce?
    Migratory Divorces Depending on the classification of the divorce, the U.S. may or may not recognize its decree. The post International Family Law – What is a migratory divorce? appeared first on boyerlawfirmblog.com.
  • Apr 25

    Title VII: Retaliation by Employer

    Title VII: Retaliation by Employer
    What is Title VII? Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees from discrimination from employers.  Title VII prohibits discrimination “with respect to his compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of…
  • Apr 22

    Violations of Non-compete Agreement

    Violations of Non-compete Agreement
    Non-compete Agreements A non-compete agreement is an agreement between an employer and employee that restricts an employee’s conduct post-employment. In a non-compete contract, the employee usually agrees not to compete against…
Rank this Week: 879

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
  • Apr 27

    State Sovereignty, Meet the Supremacy Clause

    State Sovereignty, Meet the Supremacy Clause
    Earlier this week, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a District Court decision and vacated an injunction which had prevented the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service from reintroducing the Mexican gray wolf onto certain federal lands in…
  • Apr 21

    South Florida — The Front Lines of Climate Change?

    South Florida — The Front Lines of Climate Change?
    Two related items about climate change resilience and adaptation caught my eye this week.  First, the American Academy of Actuaries issued a report on “The National Flood Insurance Program: Challenges and Solutions.” …
  • Apr 19

    It’s Wise to Make Certain that Contracts Properly Allocate Future Environmental Compliance Cost

    It’s Wise to Make Certain that Contracts Properly Allocate Future Environmental Compliance Cost
    Last week, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that AEP, which entered into a consent decree requiring it to install certain pollution controls at its Rockport 1 and 2 power plants, could not force the owner of those plants to pay to…
Rank this Week: 417

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

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

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    The Asterisk Presidency*

    The Asterisk Presidency*
    In 1961, Yankee slugger Roger Maris was threatening to break Babe Ruth's then-hallowed record of 60 home runs in a season.  That year teams played more games than ever before as baseball expanded its regular season from 154 to…
  • Apr 25

    Ella At 100

    Ella At 100
    I would so much rather talk about Ella Fitzgerald's 100 years (she was born on April 25, 1917) than Donald Trump's 100 days. The rap on Ella was that she couldn't sing the blues.  Maybe not, but she was probably the greatest…
  • Apr 20

    Free Speech At Berkeley

    Free Speech At Berkeley
    "Freedom of speech is something that represents the very dignity of what a human being is. If you cannot speak... I mean, that's what marks us off. That's what marks us off from the stones and the stars. You can speak freely. It is almost…
Rank this Week: 57

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Post-Conviction Relief to Remove Potential Immigration Consequence

    Post-Conviction Relief to Remove Potential Immigration Consequence
    Legislature Enacts Post-Conviction Relief to Remove Potential Immigration Consequences After a Penal Code Section 1000 Plea Last week I wrote about the immigration consequences that may attach to an “expunged” conviction. This…
  • Apr 20

    AN “EXPUNGED” CONVICTION MAY STILL BE A DEPORTABLE OFFENSE

    AN “EXPUNGED” CONVICTION MAY STILL BE A DEPORTABLE OFFENSE
    Many people who have been convicted on a misdemeanor charge or certain felonies for which they were not sentenced to prison can, after certain conditions are met, apply to the court for what is commonly called an “expungement” of…
  • Apr 14

    IS THE WAR ON DRUGS COMING BACK?

    IS THE WAR ON DRUGS COMING BACK?
    Way back in 1971, President Nixon declared a “War on Drugs.” The federal drug control agencies were dramatically beefed-up, the DEA was created (1973). Quaint as it seems now, much of the effort was directed at marijuana. Back in…
Rank this Week: 528

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
  • Apr 27

    FALQs: Demonetization in India

    FALQs: Demonetization in India
    The following is a guest post by Supreetha Sampath Kumar, a foreign law intern at the Law Library of Congress. On November 8, 2016, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, announced the “notebandi” initiative, declaring that…
  • Apr 26

    How To Download Your Congress.gov Search Result

    How To Download Your Congress.gov Search Result
    With the recent update to Congress.gov, you can now download your search results in a comma-separated value (CSV) file.  This is a feature that I have heard users request almost as long as they have requested email alerts for…
  • Apr 24

    Changes to the Law on Sexual Offenses in Japan

    Changes to the Law on Sexual Offenses in Japan
    This following is a guest post by Sayuri Umeda, a foreign law specialist who covers Japan and various other countries in East and Southeast Asia. She has previously written posts for In Custodia Legis on various topics,…
Rank this Week: 372

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 936

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Apr 27

    "Sanctuary" order stay was an easy call

    "Sanctuary" order stay was an easy call
    I published this op/ed in the Los Angeles Daily Journal today: As it seeks to transform the nation’s immigration enforcement direction, the Trump administration is taking its lumps in the courts. Several courts have blocked the…
  • Apr 27

    In Trump's First 100 Days, A Dramatic Reduction In Immigration

    In Trump's First 100 Days, A Dramatic Reduction In Immigration
    NPR offers a sobering report of the immigration consequences of the first 100 days of the Trump administration. President Trump has drastically reduced the flow of immigration, both legal (including refugees) and illegal, to the United…
  • Apr 27

    Recap of the Supreme Court Argument in Maslenjak v. United State

    Recap of the Supreme Court Argument in Maslenjak v. United State
    Amy Howe on SCOTUSBlog recaps the argument of Maslenjak v. United States in the Supreme Court. She encapsulates the argument in her introduction: "[T]he justices were not especially sympathetic to the plight of Divna Maslenjak. The…
Rank this Week: 77

IP Finance

IP Finance

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

http://www.ip.finance/?m=1
  • Apr 27

    U.S. Government Accounting Office Releases Report on FinTech

    U.S. Government Accounting Office Releases Report on FinTech
    The U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) has issued a report titled, “Financial Technology: Information on Subsectors and Regulatory Oversight.”  The GAO Report provides a description of the FinTech industry broken down by…
  • Apr 23

    South Africa's ASA on the precipice

    South Africa's ASA on the precipice
    Unless South Africa's Advertising Standards Authority receive $680 000 in funding before the end of the month, an application will be launched to liquidate the non-profit which will likely see the collapse of the self regulated body, and…
  • Apr 23

    The Indie film industry: still looking for its long tail

    The Indie film industry: still looking for its long tail
    What happened to the idea of the "long tail", as popularized by Chris Anderson over a decade ago? The very fact that this blogger feels the need to revisit the notion suggests the extent to which it has fallen into disfavor. In brief,…
Rank this Week: 432

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/
  • Apr 27

    Stoughton on Public and Private Policing

    Stoughton on Public and Private Policing
    Seth W. Stoughton (University of South Carolina School of Law) has posted The Blurred Blue Line: Reform in an Era of Public & Private Policing (American Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In April…
  • Apr 27

    Podgor on White Collar Shortcut

    Podgor on White Collar Shortcut
    Ellen S. Podgor (Stetson University College of Law) has posted White Collar Shortcuts (University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2018, No. 3, 2018, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the aftermath of financial and corporate frauds,…
  • Apr 26

    Brown on Discovery Reform

    Brown on Discovery Reform
    Darryl K. Brown (University of Virginia School of Law) has posted Discovery Reform in State Criminal Justice (Forthcoming in Academy for Justice: A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform (Erik Luna ed., 2017)) on SSRN. Here is the…
Rank this Week: 49

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 558

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 27

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award
    The Internet Archive, a non-profit that has harvested and preserved billions of web pages and made them available for free, has been awarded a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. One…
  • Apr 27

    Corporate Directors Found Liable for Employees’ Unpaid Wage

    Corporate Directors Found Liable for Employees’ Unpaid Wage
    The Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board (Board) notes that the following case is a “cautionary tale” for corporate directors. That is, the corporate directors in this case, unfortunately, “failed to scrutinize…
  • Apr 27

    Nintendo v. Go Cyber Shopping Glosses Over Important Issues in the New Digital Locks Regime

    Nintendo v. Go Cyber Shopping Glosses Over Important Issues in the New Digital Locks Regime
    We now have our first court decision interpreting Canada’s new digital lock regime in Nintendo v. Go Cyber Shopping 2017 FC 246. Unfortunately, the decision glosses over two issues that future courts will need to look at more closely.…
Rank this Week: 125

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    1. US v. Harris, No. 16-10152…

    1. US v. Harris, No. 16-10152 (4-20-17)(per curiam w/Tallman, Watford, & Guirola).  Defendant's interest in a trust qualifies as property under the federal debt collection procedure (garnishment). The government is not seeking to…
  • Apr 23

    Case o' The Week: Sixth Amendment Decision Sticks in Defense Craw-ford: Fryberg and the Right to Confrontation

    Case o' The Week: Sixth Amendment Decision Sticks in Defense Craw-ford: Fryberg and the Right to Confrontation
     Feeling non-Confrontational?  Admirable in personal relationships.  Less so, in criminal trials. United States v. Fryberg, 2017 WL 1416516 (9thCir. April 21, 2017), decision available here.Players:Decision by Judge Graber,…
  • Apr 17

    US v. Davis, No. 15-10402…

    US v. Davis, No. 15-10402 (4-14-17)(Tashima w/Hurwitz & Adelman).  The 9th reverses a conviction for "attempted sex trafficking" due to a variance.   The defendant argued that the court and prosecution constructively…
Rank this Week: 359

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Apr 27

    Read Issue #96 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #96 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #96) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
  • Apr 27

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 27, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 27, 2017
    Over the past twenty-four hours, here is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinoi
  • Apr 27

    News Headlines for Apr 27, 2017

    News Headlines for Apr 27, 2017
    Court of Appeal upholds Redwater decision ,Private Equity Weighs Nuclear Option: Westinghouse Electric ,ESPN Firing Over A Hundred Employees Today ,Blockbuster has survived in the most curious of places — Alaska ,S&P’s…
Rank this Week: 13

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    IOA Honors Two Distinguished Emeriti

    IOA Honors Two Distinguished Emeriti
    At its annual conference earlier this week, the International Ombudsman Association announced the recipients of its 2017 Distinguished Emeritus award: James Lee and Randy Williams. IOA has traditionally bestowed the award to retired Ombuds…
  • Apr 27

    British Lawmaker and Activist Urges Creation of National Sports Ombud

    British Lawmaker and Activist Urges Creation of National Sports Ombud
    Paralympian, parliamentarian, and BBC commentator, Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson has completed a major independent report into athlete welfare in British sport. Her report lists seven priority recommendations for improving standards and the first…
  • Apr 27

    IOA Publishes Survey of Ombuds Practice

    IOA Publishes Survey of Ombuds Practice
    The International Ombudsman Association has published a report on the current practices of its members.  Here's the summary posted by IOA:The Practice and Compensation survey provides an important snapshot of the contemporary field of…
Rank this Week: 764

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Can ALM keep up with law blogs on WordPress?

    Can ALM keep up with law blogs on WordPress?
    What’s better, ALM’s collective legal periodicals or the collective work of lawyers and other legal professionals who are blogging? Can ALM (f/k/a American Lawyer Media) survive the rising phenomenon of lawyers and law students…
  • Apr 24

    Whose Facebook friendship requests do I delete?

    Whose Facebook friendship requests do I delete?
    Yesterday, leading blogger, tech evangelist and speaker, Robert Scoble shared on Facebook eight ways to get him to “Delete Request” when you request his friendship on Facebook. I thought Robert’s points were pretty good and…
  • Apr 23

    Are law blogs the unedited voice of a person?

    Are law blogs the unedited voice of a person?
    Technologist and inventor of the blog, Dave Winer, defined a blog as “the unedited voice of a person.” In 2003, when I was beginning my stint as a fellow at Berkman Center [at Harvard Law School] , …
Rank this Week: 12

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Apr 27

    LSUC approves sliding cap on referral fee

    LSUC approves sliding cap on referral fee
    The Law Society of Upper Canada has approved an absolute cap of $25,000 on referral fees. Convocation voted Thursday to implement a sliding cap, which will see referral fees be limited to 15 per cent of the first $50,000 charged in legal fees…
  • Apr 27

    Legal news roundup - April 27, 2017

    Legal news roundup - April 27, 2017
    CanadaTrump drops threat to quit NAFTA after talks with Canada, Mexico, ReutersJustice ministers across Canada set to meet to tackle court delays, Globe and MailEmbattled Home Capital puts itself on the block, Globe and MailUnited…
  • Apr 26

    Alberta Court of Appeal upholds decision on Redwater bankruptcy

    Alberta Court of Appeal upholds decision on Redwater bankruptcy
    In a landmark appeal decision released yesterday, the majority of the Alberta Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by the Alberta Energy Regulator and Orphan Well Association of the decision of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta in the…
Rank this Week: 230

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Origins of ‘Peace, Order and Good Government’ in the Canadian Constitution

    Origins of ‘Peace, Order and Good Government’ in the Canadian Constitution
    The Library of Parliament blog HillNotes has published a post about The Origins of ‘Peace, Order and Good Government’, an expression from the Constitution Act, 1867 that should be well-known to Canadian law librarians. But…
  • Apr 26

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award
    The non-profit Internet Archive, that has harvested and preserved billions of web pages and made them available for free, has been awarded a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.The Award…
  • Apr 25

    Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan Final Reports on Intestate Succession Act and Homesteads Act

    Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan Final Reports on Intestate Succession Act and Homesteads Act
    The Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan recently published two (2) final reports.They are:The Final Report on Reform of The Intestate Succession Act, 1996 : "The Intestate Succession Act, 1996 determines how an estate is divided when there…
Rank this Week: 621

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Following the Money - and the Legislation - on Bail

    Following the Money - and the Legislation - on Bail
    The Senate Criminal Justice Committee voted in favor of bail reform this on SB 1338 by a 7-0 vote.  A vote in the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee is still pending on the companion bill, HB…
  • Apr 27

    TDCJ statistical report published months early

    TDCJ statistical report published months early
    Last year, Grits lodged a complaint that the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Annual Statistical Report needn't take a full year to produce after each fiscal year ends.To their credit, TDCJ responded by bumping up the release date of the…
  • Apr 25

    Lies, police shootings, and the disinfecting sunlight of dashcam video

    Lies, police shootings, and the disinfecting sunlight of dashcam video
    While everything is fluid at the capitol, here are a few items from outside the pink dome that merit Grits readers' attention:Twin Peaks fiasco dragging on endlessly, expensivelyTwo years after the Twin Peaks biker shootout in Waco, there are…
Rank this Week: 55

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    What Famous Quarterback Named Elisha Allegedly Provided Fake Helmets To Sports Dealers?

    What Famous Quarterback Named Elisha Allegedly Provided Fake Helmets To Sports Dealers?
    Elisha is the two time Super Bowl MVP New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning. Collecting equipment used, or uniforms worn, during an NFL game is big business. Young and old alike want these items to feel close to their favorite team or…
  • Apr 24

    Here’s to Calling the Kettle, Brand Too?

    Here’s to Calling the Kettle, Brand Too?
    The teapot read my post from last week and is not only calling the kettle black, but brand too: So, we’ll have to see whether saying it’s so makes it so, after we stir the pot a bit, of course. Like the previous Virginia Brand ham…
  • Apr 21

    Blizzard v. Bossland: Game Over for Video Game Botting?

    Blizzard v. Bossland: Game Over for Video Game Botting?
    I’m a rules follower. Going back to the days of the Game Genie—a device that allowed gamers to play Super Mario Bros. with infinite lives or the Legend of Zelda with infinite bombs—I have always preferred the satisfaction of…
Rank this Week: 131

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Apr 27

    Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017

    Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
    In a largely bi-partisan vote, the US House of Representatives has passed H.R. 1695, the “Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017.”  The Bill was introduced by Judiciary Committee Chair Bob…
  • Apr 26

    What is IP For? Experiments in Lay and Expert Perception

    What is IP For? Experiments in Lay and Expert Perception
    I just read an interesting short article from Prof Gregory Mandel (Temple) titled What is IP For? Experiments in Lay and Expert Perceptions [available here].  Part of the papers includes survey results from both lay individuals and…
  • Apr 26

    PTAB Must Justify Each of its Obviousness Conclusion

    PTAB Must Justify Each of its Obviousness Conclusion
    Securus Tech v. Global Tel*Link (Fed. Cir. 2017) (IPR2014-01278) (Pat. No. 7,860,222) In this nonprecedential decision by Judge Chen, the Federal Circuit has partially-vacated and remanded – finding that the Board (PTAB) had failed…
Rank this Week: 67

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Can Ridesharing Apps Curb Drunk Driving?

    Can Ridesharing Apps Curb Drunk Driving?
    As discussed in a recent article from The Economist, while the media is often discussing the very real problems of gun violence in America, far more people are killed in a fatal car accidents, and and an even greater number of victims are…
  • Apr 23

    Mother Allegedly Sends Car Flying Over Roundabout While Drunk

    Mother Allegedly Sends Car Flying Over Roundabout While Drunk
    For those who are new to driving in Boston and the greater Boston area, rotaries can be among the most confusing and seemingly dangerous features of the road that one can encounter.  These feature drivers going around in circles at…
  • Apr 20

    Wareham Police Officer Injured When Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver

    Wareham Police Officer Injured When Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver
    According to a recent news article from the Boston Globe, a police officer in Wareham, Massachusetts was injured after a drunk driver allegedly hit him during his patrol shift. The accident occurred just after midnight when the…
Rank this Week: 473

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Apr 27

    Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodie

    Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodie
    HeinOnline has a new product that will interest anyone–law students and faculty, historians, political scientists–researching presidential commissions or the catastrophes, crises, and issues they have investigated. Reports of…
  • Apr 25

    Restricted Access at Harvard Law School Library: April 26 – May 12, 2017

    Restricted Access at Harvard Law School Library: April 26 – May 12, 2017
    Blog post by Brian Sutton, Access Services Manager  To ensure adequate study space for Law School students during the spring exam period, the Harvard Law School Library will have restricted access from Wednesday April 26 through Friday,…
  • Apr 24

    MCLE update

    MCLE update
    We recently had an update session from MCLE New England aka Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. MCLE’s mission is “to provide post-legal education for lawyers to keep lawyers up to date on the rapid practice changes.”…
Rank this Week: 945

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

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

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 239

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Asterisk Watch

    Asterisk Watch
    John Elwood reviews Monday’s relists. So in the April 7 edition, we trumpeted that that the newly installed Justice Neil Gorsuch would surely participate in his first conference on April 13. Wrong! As indicated in a footnote in the next…
  • Apr 27

    Petitions to watch | Conference of April 28

    Petitions to watch | Conference of April 28
    In its conference of April 28, 2017, the court will consider petitions involving issues such as whether a statute which does not amend any generally applicable substantive or procedural laws, but deprives the petitioner of the right to…
  • Apr 27

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Yesterday the court heard oral argument in Maslenjak v. United States, which asks whether a naturalized U.S. citizen can be stripped of her citizenship in a criminal proceeding based on an immaterial false statement. Amy Howe analyzes the…
Rank this Week: 10

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Apr 27

    We’re In the Midst of a Retail Collapse

    We’re In the Midst of a Retail Collapse
    When the mining and manufacturing jobs that supported a strong middle class went overseas or were automated away, they told us not to worry. Not only would these changes make widgets cheaper for people with lower incomes (like most of us…
  • Apr 27

    Rhode Island State Officials Propose Settlement Over Discrimination Suit

    Rhode Island State Officials Propose Settlement Over Discrimination Suit
    Another instance of discrimination has resulted in a lawsuit, one that, fortunately, appears close to being resolved. Back in 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Rhode Island’s Department of Corrections…
  • Apr 27

    Oregon’s Coffee Creek Correctional Facility Faces Another Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    Oregon’s Coffee Creek Correctional Facility Faces Another Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
    Oregon’s Coffee Creek Correctional Facility facing a new lawsuit from several of its inmates hardly a month after having settled the same matter with another former detainee. The three inmates at the state’s only all-women’s…
Rank this Week: 306

Legal by the Bay

Legal by the Bay

Reports on Bay Area legal news, pro bono and diversity in the legal profession, tech tips and resources, work life balance, and more. By the Bar Association of San Francisco,

http://blog.sfbar.org/
Rank this Week: 675

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 983

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Apr 27

    Complaint against France for a violation of several obligations arising from the Rome III and Brussels IIbis Regulation

    Complaint against France for a violation of several obligations arising from the Rome III and Brussels IIbis Regulation
    On 19 April 2017, Professor Cyril Nourissat and the lawyers Alexandre Boiché, Delphine Eskenazi, Alice Meier-Bourdeau and Gregory Thuan filed a complaint with the European Commission against France for a violation of several…
  • Apr 20

    RabelsZ Vol. 81 (2017) No. 1

    RabelsZ Vol. 81 (2017) No. 1
    We have not yet alerted our readers to the first issue of Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht (RabelsZ) which was published in February 2017. So, here we go: Jürgen…
  • Apr 20

    Now (partly) online: Encyclopedia of Private International Law

    Now (partly) online: Encyclopedia of Private International Law
    During the last four years a group of 181 authors from 57 countries has been working very hard to make a special book project come true: the 4-volume Encyclopedia of Private International Law (published by Edward Elgar and edited by…
Rank this Week: 39