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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: 62

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

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

    Public Confidential Information: California Weighs In, Asks for Comment

    Public Confidential Information: California Weighs In, Asks for Comment
    By David Hricik   I’d normally only put this on the ethics page, but Dennis is on vacation and this issue pops up a lot in patent practice. Suppose you get a call from a third party about a matter you’re handling for a…
  • Jul 26

    Patents for Startup

    Patents for Startup
    Google’s cross-licensing program “LOT” continues to grow and apparently now includes more than 300,000 patent properties. LOT Network operates as a poison pill for patent rights. In particular, members agree to license their…
  • Jul 24

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain
    Joseph Mandour: Taylor Swift Sued For Trademark Infringement Salo Fajer: Six Tips To Protect Against Intellectual Property Theft Raj Samani: Why Hackers Target Intellectual Property And Business-Confidential Information Sue D. Nym: Thoughts…
Rank this Week: 338

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 178

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Unclassified Databases for the Chinese Part II

    Unclassified Databases for the Chinese Part II
    Ben's list of unclassified databases for the Chinese to steal is just too much fun not to follow up.  At the risk of piling on, here are a few more that a good Chinese spy ought to look at: The Committee on Foreign Investments in the…
  • Jul 27

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Turkey has made a dramatic entrance into the war against the Islamic State. Following an agreement late last week about between Turkey and the United States to allow American forces to utilize a Turkish air base, officials in Washington and…
  • Jul 27

    More Weak Arguments For The Illegality of the Iran Deal

    More Weak Arguments For The Illegality of the Iran Deal
    David Rivkin and Lee Casey maintain in the WSJ that the Iranian Nuclear Deal “is unconstitutional, violates international law and features commitments that President Obama could not lawfully make,” and that “state…
Rank this Week: 46

Art Law

Art Law

Covers recent developments in art litigation and art finance. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://artlaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 27

    Global Art Market On Brink Of A Leverage Boom To Drive Further High-End Art Sale

    Global Art Market On Brink Of A Leverage Boom To Drive Further High-End Art Sale
    Skate’s Art Market Notes for July highlight that ultra-high net-worth individuals (UHNWIs) are purchasing more art and the trend is likely to continue.  According to high-level estimates of Skate’s (based on its extensive…
  • Jun 16

    Long Disputed Painting Reclaimed As An Authentic Rembrandt

    Long Disputed Painting Reclaimed As An Authentic Rembrandt
    An intriguing story recently appeared in the International New York Times regarding a long disputed painting that was recently found to be an authentic Rembrandt after all.  The controversial painting was cut down the middle and through…
  • Jun 10

    Auction Houses And Galleries Listing Platforms Face Increasing Competitive Pressure From eBay

    Auction Houses And Galleries Listing Platforms Face Increasing Competitive Pressure From eBay
    This week Skate’s issued its much anticipated Art E-Commerce and Media Report for Summer 2015.  A key finding of Skate’s latest report is that the listing platforms of auction houses and galleries are under growing…
Rank this Week: 657

Switchboard

Switchboard

Covers global warming, energy and climate issues, pollution and oil dependence. From the Natural Resources Defense Council.

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
  • Jul 27

    The Persistence of Change: Coal Gets Pushed Off the Podium

    The Persistence of Change: Coal Gets Pushed Off the Podium
    Sierra Martinez, Legal Director, California Energy Projects, San Francisco: Government figures out today show that for the single month of April, history was made in the electric sector: For the first time, the amount of…
  • Jul 27

    New document streamlines negotiating text for Paris, as groundswell of climate action continue

    New document streamlines negotiating text for Paris, as groundswell of climate action continue
    Han Chen, International Climate Advocate, Washington, D.C.: As the Paris Climate agreement approaches, we are seeing signs of a far different process from the last-minute confusion in Copenhagen - where negotiators had to…
  • Jul 27

    Murkowski's Big Oil Giveaway: Profits Over People

    Murkowski's Big Oil Giveaway: Profits Over People
    Franz Matzner, Director Beyond Oil Initiative, Washington, D.C.: This week the Senate Energy Committee will consider a bill that would simultaneously lift the decades old crude-oil-export ban and mandate drilling across a…
Rank this Week: 727

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jul 27

    Does Copyright Induce Artists To Create?

    Does Copyright Induce Artists To Create?
    Jiarui Liu, Stanford Law School, is publishing Copyright for Blockheads: An Empirical Study of Market Incentive and Intrinsic Motivation in volume 38 of the Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts (2014). Here is the abstract. Copyright law is…
  • Jul 27

    Regulating Metadata

    Regulating Metadata
    Pompeu Casanovas, Autonomous University of Barcelona & Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), has published Conceptualisation of Rights and Meta-Rule of Law for the Web of Data as Democracia Digital e Governo Eletrônico n. 12…
  • Jul 27

    Comcast, Discovery Renew Distribution Agreement

    Comcast, Discovery Renew Distribution Agreement
    The Discovery Network and Comcast have renewed their distribution agreement. The deal takes effect at the beginning of next year. Discovery had balked after Comcast tried a takeover over Time Warner Cable, which failed earlier this year. More…
Rank this Week: 185

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 438

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Woman Killed In Mission Viejo Motorcycle Accident

    Woman Killed In Mission Viejo Motorcycle Accident
    Monica Castorena, 29, was killed in a Mission Viejo motorcycle accident early morning on July 25, 2015. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash between a Toyota Prius and a Kawasaki motorcycle occurred at the…
  • Jul 24

    Toddler Falls To Her Death In Anaheim Hotel

    Toddler Falls To Her Death In Anaheim Hotel
    Stephanie Martinez, 3, of Las Vegas, fell five stories to her death at an Anaheim hotel while on a Disneyland vacation with her family. The incident occurred the evening of July 20, 2015 at the Embassy Suites in the 3100 block of East…
  • Jul 20

    Deadly California Bus Crash Spurs Safety Mandate

    Deadly California Bus Crash Spurs Safety Mandate
    A California state lawmaker has proposed sweeping bus safety reforms recommended by federal officials who investigated a fiery bus crash in Northern California that killed eight people including five Los Angeles area high school students who…
Rank this Week: 44

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 56

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Jul 27

    California Bar Exam Cut From Three Days To Two

    California Bar Exam Cut From Three Days To Two
    Major reform for one of the most idiosyncratic -- and toughest -- bar exams in the nation.
  • Jul 27

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.27.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.27.15
    * Conan O’Brien faces a new lawsuit alleging that he stole jokes from a Twitter user’s feed. Meanwhile, Conan mulls suit against Tinder for ripping off Pimpbot 5000 character. [The Hollywood Reporter] * Snoop blames racial…
  • Jul 27

    Cashed: The Tax Man Continues To Be The Plague Of Pot

    Cashed: The Tax Man Continues To Be The Plague Of Pot
    We should not expect the courts to give the marijuana industry any tax relief -- that is going to have to come from Congress.
Rank this Week: 6

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jul 27

    FERC Authorizes Excelerate’s Aguirre LNG Import Terminal for Offshore Puerto Rico

    FERC Authorizes Excelerate’s Aguirre LNG Import Terminal for Offshore Puerto Rico
    FERC has issued an order authorizing Excelerate Energy subsidiary Aguirre Offshore GasPort, LLC to construct and operate an LNG import terminal along the southern shore of Puerto Rico, near the municipality of Salinas.  The Aguirre LNG…
  • Jul 27

    FERC to Prepare Environmental Impact Statements for Proposed Brownsville, Texas LNG Terminal

    FERC to Prepare Environmental Impact Statements for Proposed Brownsville, Texas LNG Terminal
    FERC has issued notices of its intent to prepare environmental impact statements for the liquefaction and LNG export terminals proposed by Annova LNG Brownsville, Texas LNG Brownsville LLC, and Rio Grande LNG, LLC.  All three projects…
  • Jul 23

    Magnolia LNG and Meridian LNG Sign Capacity Agreement

    Magnolia LNG and Meridian LNG Sign Capacity Agreement
    Magnolia LNG, LLC announced that it has signed a liquefaction tolling agreement (LTA) with Meridian LNG Holdings Corp (Meridian LNG) for firm capacity rights for up to 2 million tonnes per annum at Magnolia LNG’s proposed…
Rank this Week: 81

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Jul 27

    Deported Migrants Are Stripped of Their Dignity. They Shouldn’t Also Be Stripped of Their Belongings.

    Deported Migrants Are Stripped of Their Dignity. They Shouldn’t Also Be Stripped of Their Belongings.
    The U.N. must call on the U.S. to stop deporting migrants without their belongings and return the property of those they did. Sisters Imelda and Sandy traveled to the U.S. to reunite with their families in New Jersey when Border Patrol…
  • Jul 27

    You Should Not Have a Gun Pointed at Your Head

    You Should Not Have a Gun Pointed at Your Head
    ICE and the Nashville Police Department agreed to pay a collective $310,000 to immigrants who were detained. When 13-year-old Benito came home from school on October 20, 2011, he thought it would be like any other day.*  He dropped his…
  • Jul 27

    Gavin Grimm Stood Up for Himself. Now We’re Standing With Him.

    Gavin Grimm Stood Up for Himself. Now We’re Standing With Him.
    The ACLU is in court on behalf of our transgender client who just wants to use the bathroom. I will be standing up in court this morning on behalf of Gavin Grimm, a 16-year-old boy who just completed his sophomore year at Gloucester High…
Rank this Week: 67

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Jul 27

    Mark Your Calendar For Upcoming Events: Takings, Sharing Economy, Fair Housing, etc.

    Mark Your Calendar For Upcoming Events: Takings, Sharing Economy, Fair Housing, etc.
    If you need CLE credits, you are in luck. There's a plethora of upcoming programs that may be of interest to readers. First, the ones we're involved with: The Takings Issue - August 10, 2015, 1 - 2pm ET (webinar) - from the International…
  • Jul 27

    Eminent Domain Abuse, Coming To A Theater Near You

    Eminent Domain Abuse, Coming To A Theater Near You
    No, it's not the latest economic development project, but an item we've reported on earlier: Jeff Benedict's "Little Pink House" book about the Kelo case is being turned into a movie. Here's a Reason interview with one of the movie's…
  • Jul 22

    New Article: "Eminent Domain for Underwater Mortgages: Already on the Way to the Bottom of the Sea of Bad Ideas"

    New Article: "Eminent Domain for Underwater Mortgages: Already on the Way to the Bottom of the Sea of Bad Ideas"
    We've covered this topic before (see here, here, and here), but we haven't heard much about it lately. But thanks to this new article by colleague Dwight H. Merriam, we can get back up to speed. In "Eminent Domain for Underwater Mortgages:…
Rank this Week: 301

DRI Today

DRI Today

Covers the defense of civil actions.

http://dritoday.org/Default.aspx
  • Jul 27

    Non-Group Health Plan MMSEA Section 111 Reporting Update

    Non-Group Health Plan MMSEA Section 111 Reporting Update
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently made several announcements regarding Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act (MMSEA) Section 111 reporting for Non-Group Health Plans (NGHPs). SECTION 111 NGHP TOWN HALL…
  • Jul 27

    Seventh Circuit Revives Consumer Class Action Relating to Neiman Marcus Data Breach

    Seventh Circuit Revives Consumer Class Action Relating to Neiman Marcus Data Breach
    On Monday July 20, 2015, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals weighed in on the hotly-contested issue of standing in data breach class action litigation. In so doing, the Court reversed the district court’s dismissal of a consumer class…
  • Jul 9

    What’s The Difference in Medical Malpractice Cases and Nursing Home/ALF Cases?

    What’s The Difference in Medical Malpractice Cases and Nursing Home/ALF Cases?
    In most states, the legal requirements a Plaintiff must meet to bring a medical malpractice claim are similar if not identical to what is required in order to bring a claim against a nursing home or assisted living facility.  One…
Rank this Week: 758

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Covers Bankruptcy Law. Published by Brinkman & Alter, LLC

http://www.stlouisbankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    St Louis Bankruptcy: How Long Does A Bankruptcy Take?

    St Louis Bankruptcy: How Long Does A Bankruptcy Take?
    ONLY $675 ATTORNEY FEES FOR A ST LOUIS CHAPTER 7 It depends largely on which type of St Louis bankruptcy you choose to file. The two main chapters are: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. A brief description of each is offered below. A St Louis Chapter…
  • Jul 25

    St Louis Bankruptcy: Top 5 Reasons Why Filing For Bankruptcy Can Benefit You

    St Louis Bankruptcy: Top 5 Reasons Why Filing For Bankruptcy Can Benefit You
    ONLY $675 ATTORNEY FEES FOR A ST LOUIS CHAPTER 7 There are a number of benefits that one receives from the filing of a St Louis bankruptcy. Many of those benefits are fairly obvious, but some can be a pleasant surprise. Listed below is the…
  • Jul 22

    St Louis Bankruptcy: How Soon After I File For Bankruptcy Will The Creditors Quit Calling Me?

    St Louis Bankruptcy: How Soon After I File For Bankruptcy Will The Creditors Quit Calling Me?
    ONLY $675 ATTORNEY FEES FOR A ST LOUIS CHAPTER 7 The contact and communication from creditors (and collection agencies) is supposed to stop the moment you file a St Louis bankruptcy. This is the rule of law by way of the Automatic Stay. This…
Rank this Week: 242

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Jul 27

    ACLU, Defense Attorneys Seek to Exclude Cell Tower Pings From Evidence in Murder Trial

    ACLU, Defense Attorneys Seek to Exclude Cell Tower Pings From Evidence in Murder Trial
    According to an article in the Sentinel & Enterprise News, The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts has joined with defense attorneys in an effort to toss out a crucial piece of evidence -- the "pings" off cellphone…
  • Jul 24

    Updated Law Review Submission Information

    Updated Law Review Submission Information
    From Nancy Levit: We just updated our charts about law journal submissions, expedites, and rankings from different sources for the Fall 2015 submission season covering the 204 main journals of each law school. A couple of the highlights from…
  • Jul 24

    Law Professor Survey by Cynthia Bond

    Law Professor Survey by Cynthia Bond
    A call for information to law professors from my former colleague: ___________________ Greetings Law Teacher Colleagues: I am working on an article this summer on uses of popular culture in the law schoolclassroom. I am defining popular…
Rank this Week: 471

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Feel the Love

    Feel the Love
    Anthem wants to add Cigna to their stables. But Blue Cross is not pleased.Anthem (ANTM), may be causing anxiety for fellow Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans across the country with its $54 billion purchase of Cigna (CI). - ForbesWhy is that…
  • Jul 27

    State HIX circling the drain

    State HIX circling the drain
    Who could have seen this coming?"State-run health insurance markets ... are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment."Well, the high costs were a given (as we correctly predicted almost 6 years ago!), and not exactly a…
  • Jul 27

    A Tangled Web Update

    A Tangled Web Update
    A few months ago, we posted on the strange case of the elderly housekeeper and the $1 million life insurance policy. At the time, we wondered how she was able to qualify for that much coverage given her apparently meager income.More…
Rank this Week: 393

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Jul 27

    "Push Within Religions for Gay Marriage Gets Little Attention"

    "Push Within Religions for Gay Marriage Gets Little Attention"
    That's the title of an article in the "On Religion" column that appears every Saturday in the New York Times. The article, by Samuel G. Freedman, will be of great interest to RLL readers. Here.
  • Jul 25

    Japanese Catholic Bishops on the 70th Anniversary of World War II

    Japanese Catholic Bishops on the 70th Anniversary of World War II
    70 Years after the War Blessed are the peacemakers – Now especially, peace must not depend upon weapons To our Brothers and Sisters in Christ and to All Who Wish for Peace The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan issued messages…
  • Jul 19

    Is Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation a Form of Sex Discrimination?

    Is Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation a Form of Sex Discrimination?
    The press coverage of the same-sex marriage case was not uniformly distinguished. Particularly problematic were reports that evangelical ministers would combat the Court’s decision by refusing to have same sex marriages in their…
Rank this Week: 407

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
Rank this Week: 728

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 27

    Lawsuit Accusing Ford, IBM of Aiding Apartheid Cannot Proceed, Court Say

    Lawsuit Accusing Ford, IBM of Aiding Apartheid Cannot Proceed, Court Say
    A group of South Africans will not be allowed to pursue a lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co. and International Business Machines Corp. of helping their government perpetuate human rights abuses during apartheid, a federal appeals court said…
  • Jul 27

    Lawsuit Accusing Ford, IBM of Aiding Apartheid Cannot Proceed, Court Say

    Lawsuit Accusing Ford, IBM of Aiding Apartheid Cannot Proceed, Court Say
    A group of South Africans will not be allowed to pursue a lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co. and International Business Machines Corp. of helping their government perpetuate human rights abuses during apartheid, a federal appeals court said…
  • Jul 27

    At Some California Law Schools, Failures Outweigh Successe

    At Some California Law Schools, Failures Outweigh Successe
    The names of California's best law schools are familiar across the legal industry. But further down the pecking order--much further--are nearly two dozen unaccredited California law schools that in theory offer an alternative way of becoming…
Rank this Week: 27

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Huntington Beach DUI Crash

    Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Huntington Beach DUI Crash
    A man suffered critical injuries in a Huntington Beach motorcycle crash, which officials say, was caused by a suspected DUI driver. The major injury crash occurred the afternoon of July 23, 2015. Police say the motorcyclist was traveling…
  • Jul 24

    Man Killed In South Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident

    Man Killed In South Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident
    Darrell Moody, 57, was killed in a pedestrian accident after a vehicle struck him in South Los Angeles. According to a City News Service report, the fatal accident occurred at Western Avenue and Lohengrin Street the night of July 19, 2015 in…
  • Jul 20

    Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash In Riverside

    Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash In Riverside
    A male pedestrian was killed in a Riverside car accident, which officials said, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a news report in The Press Enterprise, police say the incident occurred on Alessandro Boulevard west of Meridian Way…
Rank this Week: 51

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • Jul 27

    Law Firm Websites that Just Work

    Law Firm Websites that Just Work
    Check out some of our recent designs that were created to convert visitors to clients – these are law firm websites that just work! Categories: Web Site Design The post Law Firm Websites that Just Work appeared first on PaperStreet
  • Jul 22

    Carey Rodriguez Milian Gonya, LLP Launches New Essentials Web Design

    Carey Rodriguez Milian Gonya, LLP Launches New Essentials Web Design
    Carey Rodriguez Milian Gonya, LLP launched a new essentials PaperStreet website in July 2015. Categories: Site Launches The post Carey Rodriguez Milian Gonya, LLP Launches New Essentials Web Design appeared first on PaperStreet
  • Jul 22

    Quoted in the News? Get the Most Out of the Free Pre

    Quoted in the News? Get the Most Out of the Free Pre
    For decades, journalists have turned to lawyers when a local story breaks that has a legal angle. So, when you snag the interview and the article is published what do you do? Categories: Content The post Quoted in the News? Get the Most Out…
Rank this Week: 735

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
Rank this Week: 450

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
Rank this Week: 714

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 27

    Communications Breakdown: When a Lawyer Uses Jargon

    Communications Breakdown: When a Lawyer Uses Jargon
    “We’re [McLeish , Orlando LLP] in the process of retaining an ad agency for some of our marketing,” says Dale Orlando. “And it’s really frustrating when they use acronyms we don’t understand. You…
  • Jul 27

    Ontario Civic Holiday a “Stat Holiday”: Think Twice…

    Ontario Civic Holiday a “Stat Holiday”: Think Twice…
    The upcoming Civic Holiday is celebrated on Monday, August 3 in Ontario. The holiday, which was created in honour of John Graves Simcoe, the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, often raises questions for employees and employers alike.…
  • Jul 27

    Are We Approaching the Maturation of Library Linked Data Processes?

    Are We Approaching the Maturation of Library Linked Data Processes?
    It’s nice to see that the processes involved in the creation of library linked data have evolved to a point where you might say they are approaching a degree of maturity. For a while now there have been a number of technical barriers…
Rank this Week: 73

Product Defect News & Advice

Product Defect News & Advice

By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.productdefectnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Salmonella Cases From Frozen Tuna Multiply In California

    Salmonella Cases From Frozen Tuna Multiply In California
    Sushi made with frozen raw tuna has been linked to 62 cases of salmonella in 11 states, about half of those cases in California. According to a KTLA news report, most of the people who got sick reported eating raw tuna in sushi within the…
  • Jul 21

    Vons & Pavilions Recall Frozen Chicken Entrees for Salmonella

    Vons & Pavilions Recall Frozen Chicken Entrees for Salmonella
    Three types of frozen chicken entrees that might be contaminated with salmonella are being recalled by the company that owns Vons and Pavilions supermarkets in Southern California. According to a Fox 11 news report, the contamination was…
  • Jul 7

    FDA To Review Essure Birth Control Amid Mounting Concern

    FDA To Review Essure Birth Control Amid Mounting Concern
    Federal regulators have said they will hold a public meeting to review scientific data regarding the safety and effectiveness of birth control device Essure. According to an NBC New York news report, officials with the U.S. Food and Drug…
Rank this Week: 332

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Jul 27

    Call for Papers: "Doing Justice Without Doing Harm"

    Call for Papers: "Doing Justice Without Doing Harm"
    Call for Proposals “Doing Justice without Doing Harm” Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California March 11-12, 2016 We hope you will join us for the conference discussed below. Mark your calendar, submit a proposal, and…
  • Jul 26

    Did Cosby's Lawyer blow the Attorney-Client Privilege?

    Did Cosby's Lawyer blow the Attorney-Client Privilege?
    Monique Pressley, a Public Defender Service alum, among other distinguished credentials, is one of Bill Cosby's new lawyers. In an appearance on CNN, she explained that, on the one hand, "I'm not going to reveal client confidences. I'm…
  • Jul 24

    Liability for Lifesaving Inventions?

    Liability for Lifesaving Inventions?
    I saw that Evenflo has produced a new car seat (which will be sold by Walmart), which is designed to "jingle" when a child is left in the car seat after the ignition turns off. In light of the seemingly increasing number of horrific…
Rank this Week: 54

Lawsuit Information Center

Lawsuit Information Center

Covers auto and truck accident, medical malpractice and products liability issues. By the Law Offices of Miller and Zois, LLC.

http://www.accidentinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    What Is A Mass Tort? | Learning About Lawsuit

    What Is A Mass Tort? | Learning About Lawsuit
    Much of this blog is dedicated to giving you news on significant court cases that take place throughout the country. These cases are not your typical Judge Judy, small claims type deals; they are pretty important. Typically, big personal…
  • Jul 27

    How Do Appeals Work? | Learning About Lawsuit

    How Do Appeals Work? | Learning About Lawsuit
    Once a jury hands down their verdict, the case is over, right? Sometimes, but not always. At the close of trial, both sides generally have the ability to appeal certain issues or things that may not have gone their way. Most important to…
  • Jul 27

    What is a Wrongful Death Claim? | Learning About Lawsuit

    What is a Wrongful Death Claim? | Learning About Lawsuit
    Whether it stems from medical malpractice or an auto accident, negligence can unfortunately result in death. In most personal injury lawsuits, the plaintiff filing the lawsuit is the one that suffered some sort of physical injury. They are…
Rank this Week: 544

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    WSJ: Why Cigna-Anthem And Aetna-Humana Mergers Are Partially Tax-Free, But Not ACE-Chubb Merger

    WSJ: Why Cigna-Anthem And Aetna-Humana Mergers Are Partially Tax-Free, But Not ACE-Chubb Merger
    Wall Street Journal, Three Mergers, But One Isn’t Tax Free: This is a tale of three similar mergers with very different tax consequences for shareholders. One is the $48.4 billion Cigna purchase by Anthem announced Friday. Another is the…
  • Jul 27

    Debate: Is It Time To End Faculty Tenure?

    Debate: Is It Time To End Faculty Tenure?
    Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Debate, Is It Time for Tenure to End?: This week, Arnold Loewy and Donald May debate the merits of tenure. Donald has been a candidate for Congress and writes an independent blog on lubbockonline.com and Arnold is…
  • Jul 27

    McCubbins & Seljan: The Effect Of Proposition 13 On Municipal Revenue Source

    McCubbins & Seljan: The Effect Of Proposition 13 On Municipal Revenue Source
    Colin H. McCubbins (Stanford) & Ellen Seljan (Lewis & Clark), Staying at Home: The Effect of Proposition 13 on Municipal Revenue Sources: The effects of California's Proposition 13 are far reaching in both California state and…
Rank this Week: 29

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 27

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 27

    Rod Blagojevich: Appeals Court Tosses Some Count

    Rod Blagojevich: Appeals Court Tosses Some Count
    It took 17 months for the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to rule on former Gov. Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's appeal. The decision came down July 21, and the Court threw out a few counts. He will have to be resentenced. Here's the…
  • Jul 26

    Tsarnaev Moved from USP to Supermax

    Tsarnaev Moved from USP to Supermax
    I missed the news earlier this week that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was moved from the USP at Florence to ADX (Supermax.) Supermax has 9 units in four maximum security levels, but because Tsarnaev has Special Administrative Measures (SAMS),…
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Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news-events-exonerations
  • Jul 27

    System Pressures the Innocent to Plead Guilty

    System Pressures the Innocent to Plead Guilty
    In an opinion piece published on Friday in the Washington Post, Sam Gross—a law professor at the University of Michigan and the editor of the National Registry of Exonerations—writes that recent statistics and exonerations reveal…
  • Jul 24

    Exonerees Use Their Music to Shine Light on Wrongful Conviction

    Exonerees Use Their Music to Shine Light on Wrongful Conviction
    For many exonerees, the Innocence Network Conference provides a unique chance to connect with other men and women who have been confronted with and survived the unimaginable experience of being wrongfully convicted. For one group of…
  • Jul 23

    Kirk Bloodsworth Urges Support of DNA Testing and Innocence Programs at Summit

    Kirk Bloodsworth Urges Support of DNA Testing and Innocence Programs at Summit
    Kirk Bloodsworth, the first person in the United States to be exonerated from death row through DNA testing, joined criminal justice system leaders in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday at the Coalition for Public Safety Bipartisan Summit on Fair…
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The California Wage and Hour Law…

The California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees

Covers overtime, meal breaks, rest breaks, and pay checks. By Steven G. Pearl.

http://cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com/
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ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

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

    The errors of liberation theology

    The errors of liberation theology
    First Things has a succinct review of the basic errors of liberation theology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 27

    Has the "Responsible Corporate Officer" doctrine run amok?

    Has the "Responsible Corporate Officer" doctrine run amok?
    The WLF is asking the Eighth Circuit to rein the doctrine in: On July 27, 2015, WLF asked the Eighth Circuit to overturn a district court decision that would impose a term of imprisonment on two... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Jul 23

    Reason argues Dodd-Frank conflict minerals rule has made bloodshed in the Congo worse

    Reason argues Dodd-Frank conflict minerals rule has made bloodshed in the Congo worse
    Reason: According to a working paper from Dominic P. Parker of the University of Wisconsin and Bryan Vadheim of the London School of Economics, there's strong evidence to suggest that "conflict... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
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New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjurylawyer24-7blog.com/
  • Jul 27

    FRUIT AND VEGETABLE ASSOCIATION (FVA)...cont

    FRUIT AND VEGETABLE ASSOCIATION (FVA)...cont
    Within its answer FVA interposes a counterclaim. FVA, in its counterclaim, alleges that in April 2002, GROWERS filed a complaint against plaintiff for reimbursement of unauthorized adjustments. On February 6, 2002, the USDA issued a decision…
  • Jul 24

    FRUIT AND VEGETABLE ASSOCIATION (FVA)

    FRUIT AND VEGETABLE ASSOCIATION (FVA)
    Defendant FRUIT AND VEGETABLE ASSOCIATION (FVA) moves seeking an Order granting it summary judgment over plaintiff in the instant action. FVA avers that summary judgment is warranted for a host of different reasons. With regard to plaintiff's…
  • Jul 19

    This action was scheduled for jury selection in Part 40

    This action was scheduled for jury selection in Part 40
    The cases to which defendant cites do not warrant a different result (cf. Diamond v Diamond Diamonte, 57 AD3d 826, 869 NYS2d 609 [2d Dept 2007] [plaintiff failed to appear ready to proceed for two successive court dates during the…
Rank this Week: 147

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jul 27

    Strange State Constitutional Provision

    Strange State Constitutional Provision
    I’m reading through state bills of rights as part of my book research, so this may become a regular series.  Let’s start with Article One, Section 2b of the New Jersey Constitution, which states: “The people reserve…
  • Jul 27

    From Our Friends at University of Alabama Law School: Position Announcement

    From Our Friends at University of Alabama Law School: Position Announcement
    The University of Alabama School of Law anticipates making at least two tenured or tenure-track appointments to its faculty, to begin in the 2016-2017 academic year. The Faculty Appointments Committee seeks applications from entry-level…
  • Jul 24

    The Anti-Novelty Doctrine

    The Anti-Novelty Doctrine
    I’ve been catching up on what’s new in the law reviews, and I want to recommend Neal Katyal and Thomas Schmidt’s paper in Harvard on “Active Avoidance.”  Much of the article provides a well-deserved…
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jul 27

    In passing: Lt. Cmdr. Bill Kuebler, defense attorney at GTMO for Omar Khadr

    In passing: Lt. Cmdr. Bill Kuebler, defense attorney at GTMO for Omar Khadr
    Shocked and saddened to read that U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander William Kuebler died from cancer on July 17, at age 44. (photo credit) Bill’s representation of Omar Khadr, born in Canada and seized by U.S. forces in an Afghanistan…
  • Jul 26

    Trade & Development

    Trade & Development
    President Obama’s current trip to East Africa (Kenya and Ethiopia) and the recent extension of the African Growth & Opportunities Act (AGOA) are an opportunity to ponder the tenuous link that, without sound domestic policies, exists…
  • Jul 23

    U.S. Marriage Equality Decision Highlights Disparity in Forced Marriage Asylum Adjudication

    U.S. Marriage Equality Decision Highlights Disparity in Forced Marriage Asylum Adjudication
    After the recent Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, which struck down bans on same-sex marriage, many news and social media outlets focused on the closing paragraph in the majority’s opinion, in which Justice Kennedy…
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The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    Eliquis May Become Next Blood Thinner to Spur Class-Action Lawsuit

    Eliquis May Become Next Blood Thinner to Spur Class-Action Lawsuit
    A class action investigation has emerged against the makers of Eliquis (apixaban), a blood thinning medication that helps... Read More The post Eliquis May Become Next Blood Thinner to Spur Class-Action Lawsuit appeared first on The Expert…
  • Jul 27

    Power Morcellators Linked to Cancer Risk

    Power Morcellators Linked to Cancer Risk
    A class action investigation has emerged over the morcellators used in many gynecological surgical procedures. The procedures include... Read More The post Power Morcellators Linked to Cancer Risk appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Jul 23

    2015 Best Legal Blog Contest

    2015 Best Legal Blog Contest
    The Expert Institute’s 2015 Best Legal Blog Contest is now underway! It’s been just one week since the... Read More The post 2015 Best Legal Blog Contest appeared first on The Expert Institute.
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Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    Globe and Mail Weekend Feature on Judicial Appointments in Canada

    Globe and Mail Weekend Feature on Judicial Appointments in Canada
    Sean Fine, the Globe and Mail's justice correspondent, published a lengthy piece in the weekend edition of the newspaper on Stephen Harper’s courts: How the judiciary has been remade. In it, Fine provides an analysis of appointments to…
  • Jul 26

    Best Practices for Library Research Guide

    Best Practices for Library Research Guide
    The LLRX.com website has published a helpful list of tips on best practices for creating library research guides.Among the tips:Create a clean and consistent look Create guides for specific tasks or courses Quality over quantity Provide short…
  • Jul 26

    LLRX.com Article on Cut-and-Paste Judicial Decision

    LLRX.com Article on Cut-and-Paste Judicial Decision
    In the Cojocaru v. British Columbia Women's Hospital and Health Centre decision (2013 SCC 30, [2013] 2 SCR 357), the Supreme Court of Canada had to decide whether it was OK for a judge to simply copy-and-paste, without attribution, vast…
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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    Federal Court Finds California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Violated Title VII

    Federal Court Finds California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Violated Title VII
    Last week, a federal court in San Francisco ruled that the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (“CDCR”) and the California State Personnel Board (“SPB”) violated federal civil rights law by denying employment to…
  • Jul 27

    Incarcerated Children and Mothers Denied Due Proce

    Incarcerated Children and Mothers Denied Due Proce
    Today, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), the American Immigration Council, Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) called Immigration and…
  • Jul 27

    Life is Like a Box of Chocolates? Immigrant Amor in the Air

    Life is Like a Box of Chocolates? Immigrant Amor in the Air
    Christine Armaio of the Associated Press reports on an interesting twist to immigrant love. On weekday evenings, immigrants from Latin America and living in Los Angeles and throughout the United States listen to Oswaldo Diaz's show and get an…
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Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer…

Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury news and updates in California. Published by Moseley Collins.

http://blog.moseleycollins.com/
  • Jul 27

    Personal Injury Lawyer Fraud

    Personal Injury Lawyer Fraud
    When clients come to a personal injury lawyer, they expect to be treated fairly and trust in their attorney to handle the case with care and dignity. For most people, it’s usually safe to assume that when someone tells you that he or…
  • Jul 24

    Catastrophic Amtrak Crash

    Catastrophic Amtrak Crash
    The Amtrak passenger train crash of September 2008 was devastating for crash victims and their families. Emergency vehicles that were the first on the scene described at as both despairing and devastating, and victims of that crash are still…
  • Jul 21

    Root Canal Gone Wrong

    Root Canal Gone Wrong
    For many people, going to the dentist is something to be dreaded. Maybe it’s the worry over a dentist’s drilling or the general dislike of having someone poke around in your mouth, but most people wouldn’t mind putting off a…
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Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
  • Jul 27

    CMS Proposes Revisions to Stark Law Rules: Will they Provide Flexibility to Achieve Health Reform Goals?

    CMS Proposes Revisions to Stark Law Rules: Will they Provide Flexibility to Achieve Health Reform Goals?
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed regulations “to reduce burden and to facilitate compliance” under the physician self-referral law known as the Stark Law.  The proposed changes, which are…
  • Jul 27

    CMS Call: Countdown to ICD-10 (Aug. 27)

    CMS Call: Countdown to ICD-10 (Aug. 27)
    On August 27, 2015, CMS is hosting a call to help health care providers prepare for ICD-10 implementation on October 1, 2015. CMS staff will be joined by representatives of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and…
  • Jul 27

    CMS Call on Proposed Reform of LTC Facility Requirements (Aug.11)

    CMS Call on Proposed Reform of LTC Facility Requirements (Aug.11)
    On August 11, 2015, CMS is hosting a provider call to discuss its proposed rule to reform the Medicare and Medicaid participation requirements for long-term care (LTC) facilities. A question and answer session will follow the CMS…
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Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Heartburn Drugs and Osteoporosis — A Dubious Connection

    Heartburn Drugs and Osteoporosis — A Dubious Connection
    Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are drugs widely prescribed for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). In recent years, concerns have arisen over a perceived association with PPIs and increased risk of bone fractures. Commonly referred to as…
  • Jul 26

    The Potential Cost of Waiting to Name the Baby

    The Potential Cost of Waiting to Name the Baby
    Of all the medical mistakes that could be made in the first hours of a newborn’s life, few lay people would think to attribute any of them to a delay in naming the infant. But neonatologists (doctors who treat ill or premature newborns)…
  • Jul 24

    Patient Deaths at NIH Lead to Blood Banking Reform

    Patient Deaths at NIH Lead to Blood Banking Reform
    July 25 marks the anniversary of a blood transfusion error between two federal health agencies in 2011 that was implicated in the deaths of two patients at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md. Two patients being treated…
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IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Pre-emption of state trade secret law by federal copyright law

    Pre-emption of state trade secret law by federal copyright law
    From the JDSupra post Fifth Circuit Revisits Copyright Preemption of Trade Secret Law :On appeal, the Fifth Circuit analyzed preemption in two steps. First, the court determined “whether [the claim] falls within the subject matter of…
  • Jul 27

    Copyright and jokes posted on Twitter

    Copyright and jokes posted on Twitter
    In the realm of copying without attribution, see the thread on betanews titled Twitter censors plagiarized tweets that repeat copyrighted joke
  • Jul 27

    Fortune on Google's patent giveaway to start-up

    Fortune on Google's patent giveaway to start-up
    Fortune's piece on Google's patent "giveaway", titled Google's new patent plan: how it will and won't help startups does not project big impact for the patent recipients. For example:It’s a nice gesture on Google’s part, but will…
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Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 27

    Consumer Search and Prices in the Automobile Market

    Consumer Search and Prices in the Automobile Market
    Jose Luis Moraga-Gonzalez (VU University Amsterdam); Zsolt Sandor (Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania) and Matthijs R. Wildenbeest (Indiana University, United States) research Consumer Search and Prices in the Automobile…
  • Jul 27

    Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium Tuesday, September 29, 2015

    Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium Tuesday, September 29, 2015
    Georgetown Law presents Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium Tuesday, September 29, 2015 The Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium is a leading forum for lawyers, policymakers, corporate executives, economists, and academics to address…
  • Jul 27

    Price-Quantity Competition of Farsighted Firms: Toughness vs. Collusion

    Price-Quantity Competition of Farsighted Firms: Toughness vs. Collusion
    Marina S. Sandomirskaia (National Research University Higher School of Economics) describes Price-Quantity Competition of Farsighted Firms: Toughness vs. Collusion. ABSTRACT: The paper examines an interaction of boundedly rational firms that…
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