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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/
  • May 2

    Shortage of competency restoration beds a sudden, longstanding crisi

    Shortage of competency restoration beds a sudden, longstanding crisi
    Texas' failure to finance mental-health services to sufficiently supply the vast volumes demanded by the justice system - in particular "forensic" beds for competency restoration at state mental hospitals - belatedly is receiving attention.…
  • Apr 30

    Texas released 52% more violent offenders in 2014 than 2005

    Texas released 52% more violent offenders in 2014 than 2005
    Texas prisons released 52 percent more prisoners convicted of violent offenses in FY 2014 than in FY 2005, according to the TDCJ annual statistical reports from those years. Comparing the number of people released in those two years we…
  • Apr 28

    Major conservative investment in criminal-justice reform

    Major conservative investment in criminal-justice reform
    Remarkable. Dallas businessman Doug Deason and the Charles Koch Foundation are teaming up to fund a criminal-justice reform center at SMU. Reported the Dallas News (4/26):Tuesday in Dallas, Deason announced that he and his family’s …
Rank this Week: 53

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 985

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 5

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/
Rank this Week: 117

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

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

    USCIRF Issues 2016 Annual Report On Religious Freedom Abuses Around the World

    USCIRF Issues 2016 Annual Report On Religious Freedom Abuses Around the World
    The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today released its 2016 Annual Report (full text). The Report recommends that the Secretary of State re-designate 9 countries as "countries of particular concern," i.e. countries that…
  • May 2

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Caroline Mala Corbin, Speech or Conduct: The Free Speech Claims of Wedding Vendors, (Emory Law Journal, Vol. 65, No. 241, 2016).Elizabeth Sepper, Gays in the Moralized Marketplace, (7 Ala. C.R. & C.L. L. Rev. 129 (2015)).Mark L.…
  • May 1

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Isakhanova v. Muniz, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 55649 (ND CA, April 26, 2016), a California federal district court allowed a suit by the mother of a Muslim inmate to proceed.  While visiting her son in prison, the mother was held for…
Rank this Week: 17

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

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

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • May 2

    More proposed market interventions to control drug cost

    More proposed market interventions to control drug cost
    Last week, the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing (CSRxP)—whose membership includes health insurance companies and other health payors, health providers, and consumers—proposed various reforms aimed at addressing the high…
  • Apr 27

    FTC v Amazon: With every victory in court the FTC loses a little more

    FTC v Amazon: With every victory in court the FTC loses a little more
    Yesterday a federal district court in Washington state granted the FTC’s motion for summary judgment against Amazon in FTC v. Amazon — the case alleging unfair trade practices in Amazon’s design of the in-app…
  • Apr 25

    Opening Pandora’s set-top box: ICLE’s comments on the FCC’s “unlocking the box” NPRM

    Opening Pandora’s set-top box: ICLE’s comments on the FCC’s “unlocking the box” NPRM
    On Friday the the International Center for Law & Economics filed comments with the FCC in response to Chairman Wheeler’s NPRM (proposed rules) to “unlock” the MVPD (i.e., cable and satellite subscription video,…
Rank this Week: 89

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • May 2

    Owners of Charleston Area Restaurants to Pay Nearly $1.2M in Back Wages and Damage

    Owners of Charleston Area Restaurants to Pay Nearly $1.2M in Back Wages and Damage
    An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division found that the owners of 13 Charleston, South Carolina area restaurants violated minimum wage, overtime, and recordkeeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards…
  • Apr 29

    T.G.I. Friday’s Lawsuit Claims “Side Work” ≠ Tipped Minimum Wage

    T.G.I. Friday’s Lawsuit Claims “Side Work” ≠ Tipped Minimum Wage
    A wage theft lawsuit against T.G.I Friday’s restaurants in New Jersey was brought on behalf of servers who allege that the restaurants wrongfully paid them a tipped minimum wage and failed to pay them appropriate overtime compensation.…
  • Apr 27

    Should Restaurants Deduct Credit Card Fees From Tips?

    Should Restaurants Deduct Credit Card Fees From Tips?
    Whether restaurants and other service establishments can deduct credit card fees from workers’ tips was the subject of a recent Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report. Louis Pechman, founder of waiterpay.com, was quoted in the article.
Rank this Week: 503

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • May 2

    China and The Internet of Things: Who Owns What?

    China and The Internet of Things: Who Owns What?
    China (Shenzhen mostly) remains the primary destination for manufacturing of small electronic consumer products. And since Internet of Things (IoT) products are red hot, this means our China lawyers are getting a steady diet of…
  • May 1

    Who Should Sign Your China OEM Agreement? Not Some Hong Kong Company if You Can Help It

    Who Should Sign Your China OEM Agreement? Not Some Hong Kong Company if You Can Help It
    Got the below great comment/question today: I would love to see you write about Taiwan / HK being “not” China, but from a different perspective. What advice do you give to a foreign company that plans to engage TW-based (or truly…
  • Apr 30

    China Law Questions: Why We Don’t Answer

    China Law Questions: Why We Don’t Answer
    Saw the following comment today and thought it would make sense to respond via this blog post, rather than directly: I never seem to have any luck getting a response on Facebook so I’ll repeat a query here: is it legal to pay the…
Rank this Week: 153

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • May 2

    Co-Parenting Tip: Attitude is Everything

    Co-Parenting Tip: Attitude is Everything
    Much that happens in life depends on the attitude that we have about things. Co-parenting and raising children properly after divorce or a relationship with the other parent has ended is no exception.   Having the right attitude is…
  • Apr 29

    Child Support in Florida

    Child Support in Florida
    Child support is a major issue in family law. Child support is part of divorce cases and paternity cases. Even dependency cases can have child support issues involved. As a Jacksonville child support lawyer, I have handled many cases…
  • Mar 3

    Prenuptial Agreements, Wills in Marriage

    Prenuptial Agreements, Wills in Marriage
    Planning for the future in any given situation will produce a better outcome than not having a plan.  Marriage and divorce are no exception.  Having a plan is important for people of all ages, but people who marry later in life…
Rank this Week: 881

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/
  • May 2

    FBI stops plot to bomb Aventura temple

    FBI stops plot to bomb Aventura temple
    Mag court should be interesting today. Judge Turnoff is presiding. The Herald has more here:A Hollywood man was arrested Friday night by FBI agents while he was attempting to carry out an explosive attack on an Aventura synagogue, according…
  • Apr 29

    "not Quam ghu'vam, IoD!"

    "not Quam ghu'vam, IoD!"
    That's Klingon for, "This will not stand, man!" And it's in the amicus brief arguing that you can't copyright Klingon.The Recorder has more:To say the filing is colorful doesn't do it justice. Submitted by Marc Randazza of Las Vegas-based…
  • Apr 28

    Sarah Bujold selected for the UM School of Law Stuart A. Markus award

    Sarah Bujold selected for the UM School of Law Stuart A. Markus award
    Friends and readers of the blog know that my family set up an award in my Dad's name at the University of Miami School of Law three years ago.  The Stuart A. Markus Award recognizes an individual student each year for outstanding work…
Rank this Week: 179

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
Rank this Week: 129

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • May 2

    Legal news roundup - May 2, 2016

    Legal news roundup - May 2, 2016
    Canada B.C. hearing to decide on 'high-risk' label for mentally ill dad who killed kids, Canadian Press Brampton judge acquits driver after faulty breathalyzer test, Toronto Star P.E.I. man killed in industrial accident identified, Canadian…
  • Apr 29

    SCC strikes down subpoena of World Bank employee

    SCC strikes down subpoena of World Bank employee
    Employees of the World Bank will not have to testify in the SNC-Lavalin bribery case, nor will the organization be required to produce documents that could aid in the defence of former executives charged in the scandal. In World Bank v.…
  • Apr 29

    Legal news roundup - April 29, 2016

    Legal news roundup - April 29, 2016
    Canada Winnipeg woman charged with hiding dead babies spared jail time for unrelated fraud charge, Canadian Press Man accused in Bosna murder asked girlfriend to tamper with witness, trial hears, Canadian Press B.C. woman falsely branded a…
Rank this Week: 149

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • May 2

    Metlife: FSOC “Too-Big-to-Fail” Designation

    Metlife: FSOC “Too-Big-to-Fail” Designation
    On March 30, Judge Rosemary Collyer of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia invalidated the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (“FSOC”) designation of MetLife as a systemically important financial…
  • May 2

    Indentures and the Brokaw Act

    Indentures and the Brokaw Act
    The recently introduced “Brokaw Act” that proposes changes to the rules governing the reporting of ownership in U.S. public companies would expand the definition of “beneficial owner” to include any person with a…
  • May 2

    The Effect of Passive Investors on Activism

    The Effect of Passive Investors on Activism
    The willingness of investors to engage in activism has grown rapidly in recent years. About 400 U.S. activist campaigns are launched per year, and as noted by The Economist, the current “scale of their insurrection in America is…
Rank this Week: 62

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • May 2

    Thomson Reuters’ Firm Central Rolls Out a Number of New Feature

    Thomson Reuters’ Firm Central Rolls Out a Number of New Feature
    Widgets on matter pages can now be rearranged or removed. It has been over a year since I last wrote about Firm Central, the cloud-based practice management application from Thomson Reuters. I’ve been meaning to write an update since…
  • Apr 28

    Towards A More Accurate Listing of Legal Tech Startup

    Towards A More Accurate Listing of Legal Tech Startup
    A recent post of mine drew a lot of attention for stating that the number of legal startups had nearly tripled in two years. Relying on the Angel List roster of legal startups, I observed that the number had grown from 412 two years ago…
  • Apr 27

    On Lawyer2Lawyer this Week: Transgender Rights and Bathroom Bill

    On Lawyer2Lawyer this Week: Transgender Rights and Bathroom Bill
    With its “bathroom law,” North Carolina has become ground zero for a debate that is playing out in a number of states involving the transgender community, equal rights and equal access to public accommodations. North…
Rank this Week: 795

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • May 2

    Will TTIP be "Light"?

    Will TTIP be "Light"?
    This is from Inside US Trade: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and German Economic Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Monday (April 25) each blamed the other side for holding up progress in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership…
  • May 2

    Can Trade Agreements Change Domestic Laws?

    Can Trade Agreements Change Domestic Laws?
    This is from EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström: It begs to be said, again and again: No EU trade agreement will ever lower our level of protection of consumers, or food safety, or of the environment. Trade agreements will not...
  • Apr 29

    Maybe Purpose Can Be Part of Non-Discrimination After All

    Maybe Purpose Can Be Part of Non-Discrimination After All
    Reading further in the Argentina - Financial Services AB report, maybe I was getting all worked up over nothing. After seeming to say that "regulatory aspects" of the measure cannot be considered as a separate step in the conditions of...
Rank this Week: 140

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • May 2

    EPA “Aim High” Success Stories on Climate and Air Quality

    EPA “Aim High” Success Stories on Climate and Air Quality
    By Administrator Gina McCarthy The public health case for climate action is compelling beyond words. The interagency Climate and Health Assessment released last month confirms that climate change endangers our health by affecting our food and…
  • Apr 29

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick Today is Arbor Day—a day to plant, care for, and celebrate trees! Don’t have a shovel handy? Well you can still read about the latest in EPA science to get your environmental fix. Visualize Your Water…
  • Apr 29

    Don’t Flush! Why Your Drug Disposal Method Matter

    Don’t Flush! Why Your Drug Disposal Method Matter
    By Sara Ernst Have you ever participated in a drug take-back program?  If not, what do you typically do with leftover medications after you defeat a bacterial infection or find an old bottle of Tylenol?  Many people may flush…
Rank this Week: 160

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/
Rank this Week: 851

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 407

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • May 2

    Reminder AASE Mentors and Mentee

    Reminder AASE Mentors and Mentee
    The newly formed AASE Mentoring and Continuity Committee provides new ASP members (one to three years) an opportunity to develop a professional relationship with an experienced ASP professional for an academic year. The Committee is currently…
  • Apr 30

    Time Management on Fact-Pattern Essay Exam

    Time Management on Fact-Pattern Essay Exam
    The professor's goals for fact-pattern essay exams are multiple. Within the larger goal of seeing whether students can apply law to new fact scenarios they have never seen, the professor is looking for several aspects: Can students spot…
  • Apr 29

    Law School Action Comic

    Law School Action Comic
    (Alex Ruskell)
Rank this Week: 721

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 2

    Apply to Our Paralegal Certificate Program!

    Apply to Our Paralegal Certificate Program!
    APPLY TODAY!  Option of enrolling in a traditional or online (live) classroom for the Fall 2016 semester. www.charlottelaw.edu/paralegal Complete your program in six months or less Internship opportunity Career counseling and…
  • May 2

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — May 2, 2016

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — May 2, 2016
    A Day in the Life of a (Serious) Researcher In 2014, Kornelia Tancheva and I met to discuss a question of great interest to Cornell University Library: how would you design a research library to respond to the preferences and ……
  • Apr 28

    Law Day 2016 – Miranda: More than Word

    Law Day 2016 – Miranda: More than Word
    May 1st is Law Day, a national day to celebrate the rule of law and its contributions to the freedoms that Americans enjoy. The day also provides an opportunity to recognize the role of courts in our democracy and the … Continue…
Rank this Week: 499

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 2

    The State of Facebook and Family Law

    The State of Facebook and Family Law
    From California Lawyer: Facebook is ubiquitous now, right? What “You’ve Got Mail!” was to the 90s, “Like” buttons and status updates are to today’s Internet users. And while I was one of the first college students to use Facebook,…
  • May 1

    8 Steps to Rebuild Your Financial Life After Divorce

    8 Steps to Rebuild Your Financial Life After Divorce
    From MarketWatch: If you’ve gone through it, you don’t need me to tell you how financially devastating divorce can be. Many people lose half (or more) of everything they’ve saved over their lives. This includes their home, retirement,…
  • Apr 30

    Minnesota's 5-Day Wait For Marriage License Could End

    Minnesota's 5-Day Wait For Marriage License Could End
    From MPRNews: Minnesota's five-day wait for a marriage license, a law which dates back to the Great Depression, could soon be a thing of the past. The state is only one of two that make couples wait so long between...
Rank this Week: 114

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • May 2

    So you received a jury summons—now what?

    So you received a jury summons—now what?
    Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared as a Client Page in the April 2012 issue of the Texas Bar Journal. The information included in this column is for educational and informational purposes only. Please consult an attorney…
  • Apr 29

    February 2016 Texas Bar Exam results released

    February 2016 Texas Bar Exam results released
    Congratulations to all those who passed the February 2016 Texas Bar Examination! Results for the exam were posted Friday afternoon, with the overall pass rate at about 56 percent and the pass rate for first-time exam takers just above 65…
  • Apr 29

    Bar Leader magazine dedicates May-June cover to aging lawyer issue

    Bar Leader magazine dedicates May-June cover to aging lawyer issue
    Challenges with cognitive impairment facing aging lawyers take center stage in the May-June issue of the American Bar Association’s Bar Leader magazine. The feature article details efforts lawyer assistance program directors and bar…
Rank this Week: 575

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • May 2

    The Perils of Policing: Navigating the “Dangerous Straits”

    The Perils of Policing: Navigating the “Dangerous Straits”
    by Tom Nolan, Associate Professor of Criminology, Merrimack College; 27-year veteran of the Boston Police DepartmentThe city of Cleveland recently settled a federal wrongful death lawsuit for $6 million with the estate of Tamir…
  • Apr 29

    North Carolina Flushes Right to File Discrimination Claims in Its State Court

    North Carolina Flushes Right to File Discrimination Claims in Its State Court
    by Geraldine Sumter, attorney, Ferguson Chambers & Sumter, P.A., Charlotte, North CarolinaIn a Special Session on March 23, 2016, the state of North Carolina enacted House Bill 2 (“HB2”) which ensured that an ordinance passed…
  • Apr 29

    LegalEyes for April 29, 2016

    LegalEyes for April 29, 2016
    by Jim ThompsonProponents of the “Ban the Box” campaign have started targeting colleges and universities, seeking to protect students from being asked about their criminal histories during the application process, writes Juleyka…
Rank this Week: 246

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • May 2

    Police Union and City Ordered to Mediation

    Police Union and City Ordered to Mediation
    The continuing saga of the San Antonio Police Officers Association lawsuit has lead to a court ordered mediation. The lawsuit is currently on appeal with the Fourth Court of Appeals here in San Antonio. The City filed a motion seeking that…
  • Apr 27

    Sandy Hook Denier Files Suit for Wrongful Termination

    Sandy Hook Denier Files Suit for Wrongful Termination
    As if to prove that a person can file suit about anything, Professor James Tracy has sued the Florida Atlantic University over his termination. Mr. Tracy is the person who some months ago denied that the Sandy Hook massacre occurred. The…
  • Apr 26

    On-Call Scheduling not Well Received

    On-Call Scheduling not Well Received
    On-call scheduling has not been well received. It is a new trend in reducing personal costs. But, it causes workers substantial stress, since they do not know until a few hours before or the night before whether they will be working. This…
Rank this Week: 687

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
Rank this Week: 243

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

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

    DIAM Matter

    DIAM Matter
    May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month. We're helping to kick it ff with this timely, moving story:Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Apr 29

    From the P&C Files: Unclear on the concept

    From the P&C Files: Unclear on the concept
    Um...  [Hat Tip: mir&uh]Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Apr 29

    Interesting Accidental Carrier Trick

    Interesting Accidental Carrier Trick
    With networks getting skinnier and skinnier, receiving emergency care out-of-network is becoming a bigger and bigger challenge. Most plans still use the PPO model, so there's at least some level of coverage, albeit with substantially greater…
Rank this Week: 282

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

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

    NEW STUFF

    NEW STUFF
    El Chapo cafe at the REGJB is now open for business. There was a soft-no-announce opening last week. Probably because the coffee was horrible and the food worse, and there wasn't- according to reports- a lot available. Judge Sayfie still…
  • May 1

    FACDL AWARDS DINNER

    FACDL AWARDS DINNER
    The FACDL had their 263rd awards dinner last night at the Last Stop Bar in Florida City. Yes, the tradition dates back to a bunch of Calusta Native Americans sitting on a mound of shells in Florida Bay and handing out fresh lobster and…
  • Apr 29

    JUDGE SAYFIE HAS AN OPPONENT

    JUDGE SAYFIE HAS AN OPPONENT
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING NEWS ..... JUDGE NUSHIN SAYFIE HAS DRAWN OPPOSITION .....In a stunning move, Judge Nushin Sayfie, Chief Administrative Judge of the Criminal Division, has drawn an opponent.  Judge Sayfie is running for…
Rank this Week: 80

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 496

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

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

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • May 2

    Saddle Up For Boot Camp – Why You Don’t Want to Miss This One

    Saddle Up For Boot Camp – Why You Don’t Want to Miss This One
    When was the last time you worked ON your estate planning law practice, rather than working IN your estate planning law practice? That’s what we thought.If you are a relatively new practitioner, the idea of working on your practice is not…
  • Apr 29

    Feed Your Taste Buds and Your Marketing

    Feed Your Taste Buds and Your Marketing
    I like meat. I LOVE barbecued meat. If you were to cut me, I would bleed barbecue sauce. Why? In Kansas City, barbecue is what we do and, consequently, what we eat. A lot. If you were to ask me my favorite barbecue, I am not sure I could tell…
  • Apr 28

    What's at the End of Your Website?

    What's at the End of Your Website?
    They say there’s a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow, and good luck finding it! At the end of your website is the Contact Us form and that should be your pot of gold.But it’s not always. If your team is not giving website leads the…
Rank this Week: 619

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 2

    Competition in Lending and Credit Rating

    Competition in Lending and Credit Rating
    Javed Ahmed, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System explores Competition in Lending and Credit Ratings. ABSTRACT: This article relates corporate credit rating quality to competition in lending between the public bond market and…
  • May 2

    Online Platforms, Competition Rules and Consumer Protection in Travel Industry

    Online Platforms, Competition Rules and Consumer Protection in Travel Industry
    Margherita Colangelo, University of Rome III - Department of Law and Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich, University of Rome III - Department of Law examine Online Platforms, Competition Rules and Consumer Protection in Travel Industry. ABSTRACT: The…
  • Apr 30

    Most Downloaded SSRN Antitrust Law Professors (Full time) in the past year

    Most Downloaded SSRN Antitrust Law Professors (Full time) in the past year
    This list includes those who write (even occasionally) in antitrust even if their primary focus in in a different area of the top 300 most downloaded on SSRN: Name Institution Downloads Mark Lemley Stanford 17,568 Herb Hovenkamp Iowa 6,914…
Rank this Week: 25

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • May 2

    Call For Papers-Journal Experiential Learning

    Call For Papers-Journal Experiential Learning
    Dean Patricia E. Salkin (Touro) writes to inform us of an important publishing opportunity. The Journal describes the papers they are looking for as follows: The Journal of Experiential Learning is interested in articles focused on…
  • Apr 20

    Douglas & Douglas On The Duke Power Fable

    Douglas & Douglas On The Duke Power Fable
    Robert Douglas (Labor Arbitrator) and his son Jeffrey Douglas (Melzer, Lipp and Goldstein) just published an important article in the Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal which explores the erroneous analysis utilized by Chief Justice…
  • Apr 14

    Breaking News California Appellate Court Reverses Vergara Which Held Calif Tenure Statutes Unconstitutional

    Breaking News California Appellate Court Reverses Vergara Which Held Calif Tenure Statutes Unconstitutional
    On April 14, 2016, a California appellate court reversed a lower court decision which declared several California tenure statutes unconstitutional under state law. Download Vergara Court of Appeals Opinion In a lengthy well-reasoned opinion…
Rank this Week: 172

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • May 2

    Maternity leave vs. “Me-ternity” Leave, and what it means for work-life balance

    Maternity leave vs. “Me-ternity” Leave, and what it means for work-life balance
    I read with great interest the following story in the New York Post, entitled, “I want all the perks of maternity leave — without having any kids.” The story, written by Meghann Foye, a self-professed overworked, yet…
  • Apr 29

    WIRTW #410 (the “odd jobs” edition)

    WIRTW #410 (the “odd jobs” edition)
    What is the oddest job in America? It might be the folks who blur to the naughty bits on Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid. From The Seattle Times: “This is a totally weird work environment,” said Shaun O’Steen,…
  • Apr 28

    Let’s not forget about damages when litigating our case

    Let’s not forget about damages when litigating our case
    When employers are sued, they do not put enough thought into damages. The typical response is, “We didn’t discriminate; we aren't liable.” But, the reality is, unless you win a case on summary judgment (sadly, an unlikely…
Rank this Week: 300

Phoenix Injury Lawyer Blog

Phoenix Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Arizona accident and injury news. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.phoenixinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 2

    Fiat Chrysler Recalls More than 1 Million Vehicles Due to Accident Risk

    Fiat Chrysler Recalls More than 1 Million Vehicles Due to Accident Risk
    Americans who are in the market for a new or used vehicle often make several assumptions. They assume that the cars they consider buying have met minimum safety standards and that they are legal on public roadways. They assume that there are…
  • Apr 27

    Five of Nation’s Most Dangerous Railroad Crossings are in the Phoenix Area

    Five of Nation’s Most Dangerous Railroad Crossings are in the Phoenix Area
    How do you get around Phoenix? Do you walk, take a bus, or take your own personal car? Ever hop on the light rail for a quick trip? If you are like most residents, you probably have a primary mode of transportation but may use other forms on…
  • Apr 26

    Know Before You Ride: Motorcycle Safety Tip

    Know Before You Ride: Motorcycle Safety Tip
    To many, this is an ideal time of year to live in Phoenix and the surrounding cities. The weather is consistently warm but has not yet hit the brutal heat that comes with summer. Many seasonal activities are popping up across the Valley, kids…
Rank this Week: 785

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • May 2

    No. 3 killer in the U.S.: Preventable Medical Error

    No. 3 killer in the U.S.: Preventable Medical Error
    HealthcareITNews reported the sad but predictable report showing that deaths caused by medical mistakes is at an all time high.  Preventable medical errors persist as the No. 3 killer in the U.S. – third only to heart disease and…
  • May 1

    Scabs Paid More Than What Protestors Are Requesting

    Scabs Paid More Than What Protestors Are Requesting
    Hundreds of protesters demonstrating outside Consulate Health Care’s properties claim that the $11-an-hour wage they make is barely enough to pay her bills.  Consulate is a profitable nationwide nursing-home chain.…
  • Apr 30

    End Forced Arbitration

    End Forced Arbitration
    This past Wednesday, 164 organizations that advocate on behalf of consumers, students, civil rights, labor, small business and more, sent a letter  to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) urging the agency to use its…
Rank this Week: 198

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 730

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

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

    Hiring Update: Newport to UConn History

    Hiring Update: Newport to UConn History
    More good news to report on the hiring front: we have learned that Melanie Newport will be joining the University of Connecticut-Hartford this fall as an Assistant Professor of U.S. History.creditMelanie Newport is currently a Ph.D. candidate…
  • May 1

    Welcome, Mitra Sharafi (this time for keeps)!

    Welcome, Mitra Sharafi (this time for keeps)!
    More exciting blog news! We are delighted to announce that former guest blogger Mitra Sharafi has agreed to join Dan, Tomiko, and me (and now Brooke and Smita, our new Associate Bloggers) as a regular contributor to LHB.CreditProfessor…
  • May 1

    Sunday Book Roundup

    Sunday Book Roundup
    There are quite a few reviews to mention in my first week as an associate blogger (thanks to LHB for having me on board).Beverly Gage reviews Lisa McGirr's The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State for…
Rank this Week: 24

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 2

    The UnConviction: Why DPAs Don’t Fit The Rhetoric

    The UnConviction: Why DPAs Don’t Fit The Rhetoric
    At Cato At Liberty, Walter Olson raises a vexing problem that often flies under everyone’s radar. There’s a “legal system” for corporations that’s largely distinct from the one regular folks get to see, or even…
  • May 2

    The Pong of Law

    The Pong of Law
    There is a near-religious belief that the vast number of people who fall into the category of legally underserved are not only worthy of legal attention, but offer a huge opportunity for those who want to chase after their pennies.…
  • May 1

    Feelings, Deconstructed

    Feelings, Deconstructed
    As long-time (or casual) readers of SJ may already be aware, I’m not a big fan of feelings. It’s not that they don’t have their place, but they tend to be used inappropriately, as in lieu of thinking. History prof at UNC,…
Rank this Week: 70

North Carolina Car Accident…

North Carolina Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, drunk driving, and injuries to children. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinacaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • May 2

    Bayless v. TTS Trio Corp. – Dram Shop Lawsuit to Proceed

    Bayless v. TTS Trio Corp. – Dram Shop Lawsuit to Proceed
    Drivers who cause harm to others by recklessly and irresponsibly getting behind the wheel intoxicated can be held liable for damages they inflict. But often, the damage they do is so extensive, the driver’s own insurance or assets will…
  • Apr 30

    Moreno v. City of Gering – $575k Accident Verdict Affirmed

    Moreno v. City of Gering – $575k Accident Verdict Affirmed
    In a significant number of car accident lawsuits, testimony from medical experts is required to establish the extent of damages suffered by victims.  The trustworthiness of those witnesses is important, of course, but defendants will…
  • Apr 28

    Johnson v. Montgomery – Club Allowing Workers to Drink Not Liable for DUI Crash

    Johnson v. Montgomery – Club Allowing Workers to Drink Not Liable for DUI Crash
    Could a company that allows its workers to drink alcohol on the clock be held liable for damages if that driver causes a drunk driving accident? Our Charlotte car accident lawyers know there is a strong case to be made in that situation under…
Rank this Week: 560

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

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

    Why Work Comp

    Why Work Comp
    Along with changing its image and brand, the International Association of Industrial Accidents Boards and Commissions (aka IAIABC as part of its brand identity realignment) is publishing a new magazine that it says should challenge…
  • Apr 29

    It's That Simple

    It's That Simple
    Just yesterday I posted about Texas attorney fees and the debate in that state about adequacy.And I previously I opined that 2016 was the year of Comp versus Constitution.The Florida Supreme Court yesterday blended the two, finding that…
  • Apr 28

    Can O' Worm

    Can O' Worm
    As much as many like to denigrate the legal profession, attorneys are an important component to our society, in particular regarding the complex world of workers' compensation.Sometimes lawyers are called upon to protect the legal interests…
Rank this Week: 953

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 2

    Elderly Drivers Pose Smaller Risk of Fatal Car Accidents than Teen

    Elderly Drivers Pose Smaller Risk of Fatal Car Accidents than Teen
    What type of driver poses the greatest threat to others on Chicago roadways? It might seem like a simple question to pose but it is an incredibly difficult one to answer. While generalizations can be made across types of motorists, the truth…
  • Apr 27

    How Safe Is Your Pickup Truck?

    How Safe Is Your Pickup Truck?
    In an effort to keep consumers constantly informed about the safety of the vehicles they drive, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (“IIHS”) puts several models of popular cars, trucks, and vans through a series of…
  • Apr 26

    Put Down the Phone: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Put Down the Phone: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Technology is pervasive in our daily lives. From the alarm clock that rings in the morning to the GPS device that gets you to your destination, to a cell phone that keeps you connected to the world and the tablet that lets you work on the go,…
Rank this Week: 268

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 22

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • May 2

    Sentience and Honorary Membership in the Club of the Morally Entitled

    Sentience and Honorary Membership in the Club of the Morally Entitled
    By Sherry F. ColbMichael and I recently appeared on the Our Hen House podcast to talk about our new book, Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights. In the course of the interview, Michael mentioned a challenge that we regularly…
  • Apr 30

    You're Fired, Mr. Chief Justice!

    You're Fired, Mr. Chief Justice!
    By Eric SegallThe scene is the Oval Office. The date is January 21, 2017. President Trump is swinging a golf club when his intercom goes off. A soft female voice says:“The Chief Justice is here to see you Mr. President, Sir.”Trump…
  • Apr 29

    Trump Confuses Tactical and Strategic Unpredictability

    Trump Confuses Tactical and Strategic Unpredictability
    by Michael DorfSo much of what Donald Trump says is nonsense that taking his pronouncements seriously feels like a sucker's game. But as the likelihood that he will secure the GOP nomination has recently increased, simply ignoring him is…
Rank this Week: 465

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 2

    De-Automate Your Destruction

    De-Automate Your Destruction
    An Internet connection can automate damage to your law practice and reputation. A lawyer can’t practice without the Internet but there are ways to reduce the opportunities to be attacked. There are common applications that have become…
  • May 2

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from seventy recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as…
  • May 1

    The Internet Can Be as Deadly as It Is Empowering

    The Internet Can Be as Deadly as It Is Empowering
    All child deaths due to illness are a tragedy, but some tragedies are more pronounced than others. When a child’s death could have been properly prevented through medical intervention which was deliberately refused by the…
Rank this Week: 31

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

Review of copyright law, copyright litigation, art litigation and relevant current events. Discussions of recent case law and federal rules of civil procedure. By Ray Dowd.

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

    Copyright Law: Sound Engineer's Claim of Music Ownership Time-Barred

    Copyright Law: Sound Engineer's Claim of Music Ownership Time-Barred
    SECOND CIRCUIT - COPYRIGHT LAW - COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP - SOUND RECORDINGS - ACCRUAL OF COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP CLAIMS - ATTORNEYS FEES - MUSIC LAWIf you think you are a co-owner of a copyrighted work, when do you need to speak…
  • Apr 28

    Copyright Law: Seventh Circuit Slaughters True Crime Writer On Motion To Dismi

    Copyright Law: Seventh Circuit Slaughters True Crime Writer On Motion To Dismi
    When a plaintiff sues you for copyright infringement but does not attach the allegedly infringed materials to the complaint, but refers to the materials in the complaint, can you move to dismiss the complaint under Rule 12(b)(6) of the…
  • Apr 23

    Copyright Law: What the Practitioner Needs to Know - Sign Up Today!

    Copyright Law: What the Practitioner Needs to Know - Sign Up Today!
     $245Live Broadcast on May 5, 2016This course covers the fundamentals of what a lawyer needs to know to identify, register and make claims to copyrighted materials, how to identify and negotiate deals involving copyrightable subject…
Rank this Week: 616

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 2

    Puerto Ricans Leaving the Island for Mainland U.S.

    Puerto Ricans Leaving the Island for Mainland U.S.
    Map of Puerto Rico CNN reports that, continuing a trend over the last several years, Puerto Ricans are leaving the island for the mainland United States at a historic rate. The commonwealth's Institute of Statistics revealed Sunday the…
  • May 2

    From the Bookshelves: Strangers at Our Door by Zygmunt Bauman

    From the Bookshelves: Strangers at Our Door by Zygmunt Bauman
    Strangers at Our Door by Zygmunt Bauman (to be released June 2016) Refugees from the violence of wars and the brutality of famished lives have knocked on other people's doors since the beginning of time. For the people behind the...
  • May 2

    May Day Marches for Immigration Reform

    May Day Marches for Immigration Reform
    Photo of march in Los Angeles courtesy of Whittier Daily News In May Day marches in Los Angeles (see video), Chicago, New York, Boston, Seattle, and other cities yesterday, marchers advocated for the rights of immigrants. The Los Angeles…
Rank this Week: 30