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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
  • Aug 20

    Taking Liberties with the Last Word

    Taking Liberties with the Last Word
    by Robert N. Weiner, Litigation Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP*This post originally appeared on BalkinizationSometimes, lawyers are fortunate that an opponent does not get the opportunity to reply to their argument and they get the last,…
  • Aug 20

    LegalEyes for August 20, 2014

    LegalEyes for August 20, 2014
    by Caroline CoxAt the Text & History Blog, Brianne Gorod argues that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit should rehear the Halbig case en banc.Connor Fridersdorf writes in The Atlantic that when criminal investigations begin in…
  • Aug 19

    LegalEyes for August 19, 2014

    LegalEyes for August 19, 2014
    by Caroline CoxTa-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic provides historical perspective on the relationship between African Americans and the police.The NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund reports that thirteen civil rights groups have issued a…
Rank this Week: 262

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 368

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Aug 20

    Man Killed in Forklift Accident in Goodwill Parking Lot in Lynwood, Washington

    Man Killed in Forklift Accident in Goodwill Parking Lot in Lynwood, Washington
    Lynwood, WA — A man was killed after being struck by a forklift in Lynwood, Washington, on Monday, August 19, 2014. The accident took place in the parking lot of a Goodwill in the 4000 block of 198th Street SW, around 10:30 in the…
  • Aug 20

    Matthew Jacobs Injured in Car Accident on U.S. 50 in Bedford, Indiana

    Matthew Jacobs Injured in Car Accident on U.S. 50 in Bedford, Indiana
    Bedford, IN — A man was injured after a head-on collision in Bedford, Indiana, on Monday, August 18, 2014. The accident took place on U.S. 50, and involved two vehicles. Reports indicate that Timothypal Gothra had attempted to pass a…
  • Aug 20

    Austin Bringenberg Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Georgetown Road in Nazareth, Pennsylvania

    Austin Bringenberg Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Georgetown Road in Nazareth, Pennsylvania
    Nazareth, PA — According to officials, a 16-year old boy who was hit by a tractor-trailer in the 400 block of Georgetown Road on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, has passed away. Bringenberg was hit by a truck being driven by James McClain,…
Rank this Week: 47

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: 32

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Aug 20

    CFP: Applied Feminism and Work

    CFP: Applied Feminism and Work
    CALL FOR PAPERS: "APPLIED FEMINISM AND WORK" The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Center on Applied Feminism seeks submissions for its Eighth Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference. This year’s theme is “Applied…
  • Aug 20

    The Coming Lawyer Shortage

    The Coming Lawyer Shortage
    In this post, I will argue that within a few years there will be a shortage of entry-level lawyers. Law school enrollments have dropped so much that the demand for new lawyers will far exceed the supply of law school...
  • Aug 20

    Michigan Journal of Race and Law at 20

    Michigan Journal of Race and Law at 20
    I'm excited to see the line-up for the Michigan Journal of Race and Law's symposium celebrating their twentieth anniversary. Looks like a great conference is set for September 19 in Ann Arbor!
Rank this Week: 165

The Poblete DC Dispatches

The Poblete DC Dispatches

Features updates on regulatory and public policy matters in Washington, DC in national security, trade, and international law.

http://jasonpoblete.com/
  • Aug 20

    Gaza, Hamas, North Korea and Beyond

    Gaza, Hamas, North Korea and Beyond
    The Times of Israel ran an op-ed today by DC Dispatches author Dr. Yleem Poblete. The former Staff Director of the House Foreign Affairs Committee discusses how the Gaza conflict impacts beyond the greater Middle East region and why the…
  • Aug 20

    Radical Islamist Jihadists, The Energizer Bunnies of Terror

    Radical Islamist Jihadists, The Energizer Bunnies of Terror
    An American journalist – James Wright Foley – was beheaded by people that the Obama Administration refuses to call radical Islamist jihadists. This episode, and others like it the past few weeks in that part of the world, reminds…
  • Aug 16

    Cuba, The Lost World

    Cuba, The Lost World
    The Cuban government is desperately looking north for an economic lifeline, but efforts to ease U.S. sanctions and gain access to the U.S. markets have failed. Why? Because the Communist Party of Cuba remains fixated on a quixotic…
Rank this Week: 770

Southern California Injury Law…

Southern California Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, dog bites, injuries, insurance disputes, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents and wills and trusts. By Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie.

http://www.californiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Peanut & Almond Butter Sold in Health & Grocery Stores Recalled

    Peanut & Almond Butter Sold in Health & Grocery Stores Recalled
    Peanut butter is a semi-solid and can therefore hold peaks. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Whether you buy your peanut or almond butter at Whole Foods, Trader Joes, or Ralphs, you should throw it out and contact the producer, nSpired Natural Foods…
  • Aug 19

    L.A. Council: Fix Sidewalks with Biggest Risk of Legal Liability First

    L.A. Council: Fix Sidewalks with Biggest Risk of Legal Liability First
    (Photo credit: Wikipedia)In their 40 years practicing personal injury law in California, the lawyers in our office have handled hundreds of cases involving pedestrians injured in accidents that were the result of the failure of city…
  • Aug 15

    Anyone Hear of Morgellons?

    Anyone Hear of Morgellons?
    I was introduced to this terrible condition two years ago. So why discuss this today? How is it relevant to you? Please take a moment to read on. A good friend started having breakouts that caused him to feel like bugs were crawling under…
Rank this Week: 338

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Aug 20

    Anna Nicole Smith’s Estate Loses Yet Another Run At The Marshall Fortune

    Anna Nicole Smith’s Estate Loses Yet Another Run At The Marshall Fortune
    Former Playboy Playmate, Guess jeans model, reality TV star and eventual prolific litigator Anna Nicole Smith claimed, for years, that her deceased husband, Howard Marshall, wanted her to have his fortune. Following her death, her executor,…
  • Aug 20

    Call For Guest Posts About Hot Tax Issue

    Call For Guest Posts About Hot Tax Issue
    It's that time of year again! I'm handing over the blog to my readers. If you have something to say about tax policy, here's your big chance to be heard.
  • Aug 18

    Flipping Through History: Online Retailers Owe Popularity And Tax Treatment To Mail Order Catalog

    Flipping Through History: Online Retailers Owe Popularity And Tax Treatment To Mail Order Catalog
    It's National Mail Order Catalog Day. Despite the fact that increasingly, consumers are tossing their catalogs in favor of online shopping, mail order catalogs not only set the stage for online sales: they helped establish the tax treatment…
Rank this Week: 207

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    140 Law is Taking a Break

    140 Law is Taking a Break
    We will be taking a short hiatus from 140 Law, in furtherance of that elusive work-life balance thing we keep hearing so much about (not to mention the domestic bliss that will undoubtedly emerge as I spend a bit less time with my nose…
  • Aug 20

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, August 20, 2014:Heavy Meta: Maine Man, 19, Poses For New Mug Shot Wearing T-Shirt With Photo Of His Old Mug ShotJulian Assange will not leave embassy until assured…
  • Aug 19

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, August 19, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, August 19, 2014: Despite Supreme Court turndown raw milk activist won’t pay fine | Better Farming Report into Lac-Megantic tragedy to be released today…
Rank this Week: 116

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/
  • Aug 20

    Let's Stop Whistling Dixie: Missouri's Toxic Political Culture Must Change

    Let's Stop Whistling Dixie: Missouri's Toxic Political Culture Must Change
    Quite properly, journalistic reaction to events in Ferguson, Missouri, has focused on the militarization of the police, on the role of racism in the killing of unarmed African-American men, and on the political disenfranchisement that allows…
  • Aug 18

    Satanists, Hobby Lobby, and Free Speech

    Satanists, Hobby Lobby, and Free Speech
    The Huffington Post reports here that a Satanic religious group is citing Hobby Lobby to claim that the rights to religious freedom of women belonging to the group would be violated by abortion materials required by informed consent laws.…
  • Aug 7

    Reflections on Public Unions and First Amendment Imperialism

    Reflections on Public Unions and First Amendment Imperialism
    I argued in a recent post here that the Supreme Court has prepared the way to overturn a 40 year old precedent that has protected the financial stability of public unions. Abood v. Detroit Board of Education held that objecting members of a…
Rank this Week: 693

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 106

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Covers Maryland and DC personal injury issues.

http://pricebenowitzlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    SCOTUS Issues Stay on VA Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

    SCOTUS Issues Stay on VA Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
    By a Price Benowitz LLP Staff Writer The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued a stay Wednesday on a federal court’s ruling that Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional. The effect of the federal…
  • Aug 19

    Pool Safety is a Serious Responsibility

    Pool Safety is a Serious Responsibility
    By Larry Bodine, Publisher of The National Trial Lawyers With summertime temperatures in the DC area nearing 90 degrees, sweltering local residents are drawn to swimming pools in backyards, hotels, and public spaces. Hidden by the sparkling…
  • Aug 18

    Family of Maryland Teen Killed in Police Chase Files $20M Suit

    Family of Maryland Teen Killed in Police Chase Files $20M Suit
    Amir Brooks-Watson, 17, was fatally injured on August 4 after having been pursued by an off-duty officer in Southeast Washington, DC.
Rank this Week: 656

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Aug 20

    Supreme Court Issues Stay in Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Case

    Supreme Court Issues Stay in Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Case
    In Bostic v. Schaefer in late July, a divided panel of the Fourth Circuit held that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional and in mid-August, a majority of the panel refused, without analysis, to grant a stay of its...
  • Aug 20

    Can City of Ocala Ban the Saggy Pants Style on Government Property?

    Can City of Ocala Ban the Saggy Pants Style on Government Property?
    This summer, the city of Ocala, Florida passed Ordinance 2014-44 , prohibiting the style of saggy pants on city property. Tonight, the city officials will reconsider the ordinance in light of threatened legal action. Ocala is not the first…
  • Aug 19

    Third Circuit Holds Philadelphia Police Campaign Contribution Rule Violates First Amendment

    Third Circuit Holds Philadelphia Police Campaign Contribution Rule Violates First Amendment
    Can a city prohibit police officers from making monetary contributions to political campaigns, including contributions to their union's political action committee? The Third Circuit, in its opinion in Lodge No. 3, Fraternal Order of Police v.…
Rank this Week: 174

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Aug 20

    Microbes “R” U

    Microbes “R” U
    If you’re one of those people heavily invested in humankind being the pinnacle of all creation and how we have been endowed by our creator with free will and our existence has some great overriding purpose, DON’T READ THIS…
  • Aug 20

    Should You Say You’re From The City If You Live In The Suburbs?

    Should You Say You’re From The City If You Live In The Suburbs?
    The latest in the cities vs. suburbs debate seems to be that of identification. Is it okay to say you’re from the city when you really live in the suburbs? Or should such behavior be ruthlessly ridiculed until the offender admits where…
  • Aug 19

    “Listening” Without Actually Listening: How New Technology May Turn Doritos Bags Into Recording Device

    “Listening” Without Actually Listening: How New Technology May Turn Doritos Bags Into Recording Device
    Over the last few months, we have talked about several new technologies enabling incredible new ways to eavesdrop on secretly record conversations. These have included drones equipped with cameras and audio recorders, as well as wearable…
Rank this Week: 535

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Aug 20

    Lexis for Microsoft Office 4.2: Read Our Exclusive Report

    Lexis for Microsoft Office 4.2: Read Our Exclusive Report
    Today's issue of TL NewsWire covers software that adds legal research and litigation drafting tools to Microsoft Office via the Ribbon (see article below), a scanner rental service, an iPhone time management app, and a cloud practice…
  • Aug 20

    Review of Pertino Plus Five Google+ Local Tip

    Review of Pertino Plus Five Google+ Local Tip
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Once upon a time, even solo practices had a file server. Then the cloud arrived. Law firms eschewed buying a "headless" computer given the much lower cost of Dropbox. But law firms eventually realized that…
  • Aug 19

    Secrets to Successful Law Firm Mergers Plus All the Inside Baseball From the Past Week

    Secrets to Successful Law Firm Mergers Plus All the Inside Baseball From the Past Week
    Coming today to BigLaw: Our editorial team has assembled links to all the inside baseball announced by America's largest law firms during the past week in an easy-to-scan format. You'll also find must-read analysis, rankings, trends, etc.…
Rank this Week: 248

Pennsylvania Injury Lawyer Blog

Pennsylvania Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers auto accidents, environmental toxins, nursing home abuse and wrongful death. By Anapol Schwartz.

http://www.pennsylvania-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Patients Kept in the Dark about Morcellation Cancer Risk

    Patients Kept in the Dark about Morcellation Cancer Risk
    Power morcellators have been used in hysterectomies and myomectomies -- the removal of uterine fibroids -- for two decades. Morcellation is used to break uterine tissue into tiny fragments for removal. In April 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug…
  • Aug 18

    Personal Injury Lawyer Jim Ronca Named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyer

    Personal Injury Lawyer Jim Ronca Named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyer
    Philadelphia personal injury Lawyer Jim Ronca, a partner at Anapol Schwartz, was named Philadelphia Lawyer of the Year in the 2015 edition of Philadelphia’s Best Lawyers. Philadelphia's Best Lawyers, a part of The Best Lawyers in…
  • Aug 12

    Obtaining Justice with a Bus Accident Lawyer

    Obtaining Justice with a Bus Accident Lawyer
    Millions of passengers rely on buses and other forms of public transportation to get them from point A to point B on a daily basis. As passengers, we trust that the bus driver will safely get us to our destination. This is not always the…
Rank this Week: 326

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

By Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txbankruptcyblog.com
  • Aug 20

    Some Student Loans ARE Dischargeable

    Some Student Loans ARE Dischargeable
     There are many myths surrounding the topic of discharging student loans in bankruptcy. Some say you can’t do it. Others say you can discharge student loans only if you can prove hardship. Still others say you can discharge private…
  • Aug 19

    How Having a Car Loan Can Help in Bankruptcy

    How Having a Car Loan Can Help in Bankruptcy
     The U.S. Supreme Court in Ransom v. FIA Card Services instructs that above-median debtors can take a vehicle ownership deduction of around $500 on the Means Test when calculating Projected Disposable Income, but only if there is a lien…
  • Aug 15

    Formula Changes May Raise Individual Credit Score

    Formula Changes May Raise Individual Credit Score
     In our electronic age, it is tough to avoid negative reporting on your credit report. An honest oversight could mean a missed payment, and one 30 day late payment will drop a 780 credit score as much as a hundred points. The drop is…
Rank this Week: 822

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 303

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/
  • Aug 20

    More on police "pattern or practice" in Ferguson

    More on police "pattern or practice" in Ferguson
    Andrew Ferguson (UDC) has an essay at HuffPost discussing the potential for mapping and predictive technologies to look not only at where crime occurs (its primary current use), but also where police officers are at given times and what they…
  • Aug 20

    Response(s) to Rick Garnett's Essay on Freedom of Religion and Freedom of the Church

    Response(s) to Rick Garnett's Essay on Freedom of Religion and Freedom of the Church
    As Rick noted here a while back, he has a piece up at the Liberty Law site on "Freedom of Religion and Freedom of the Church." There have been several interesting responses to it by Donald Drakeman and John Inazu. Here is my own,…
  • Aug 20

    "Criminals In Uniform"

    "Criminals In Uniform"
    I have been profoundly disheartened by the police shooting, peaceful protests, draconian police response, and the slide into sporadic rioting currently dragging out in Ferguson, Missouri. The frustration expressed by the Ferguson protestors…
Rank this Week: 44

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    New Paper on the Fourteenth Amendment.

    New Paper on the Fourteenth Amendment.
    I have just posted "Constructing Constitutional Politics: Thaddeus Stevens, John Bingham and the Forgotten Fourteenth Amendment" on SSRN.  The abstract of the paper is as follows:This paper maintains that Thaddeus Stevens and other…
  • Aug 20

    Taking Liberties with the Last Word

    Taking Liberties with the Last Word
    Rob WeinerSometimes, lawyers are fortunate that an opponent does not get the opportunity to reply to their argument and they get the last, unchallenged, word on an issue.  The Halbig case presents a prime example.  On Monday, the…
  • Aug 20

    War and Peace in Time and Space

    War and Peace in Time and Space
    My new paper War and Peace in Time and Space was inspired/provoked by the indomitable Yxta Maya Murray, who invited me to participate in a symposium on Law, Peace and Violence: Jurisprudence and the Possibilities of Peace at Seattle…
Rank this Week: 201

Deeplinks Blog

Deeplinks Blog

Covers bloggers' rights, DMCA, DRM, intellectual property, privacy and security issues. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks
Rank this Week: 877

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Aug 20

    New Law Expands Access to Google, Facebook Accounts of Deceased

    New Law Expands Access to Google, Facebook Accounts of Deceased
    As policymakers wrestle with how to handle the digital remains that people leave behind on sites like Google and Facebook after they die, a new state law expanding access to the deceased's accounts could set a national trend.
  • Aug 20

    Supreme Court Blocks Start of Same-Sex Marriages in Virginia

    Supreme Court Blocks Start of Same-Sex Marriages in Virginia
    WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court Wednesday temporarily blocked the start of same-sex marriages in Virginia, a widely expected move in the lead up to the justices' own consideration of the constitutional issue. The court granted the delay…
  • Aug 20

    Federal Judge Rules Against Anna Nicole Smith in Inheritance War

    Federal Judge Rules Against Anna Nicole Smith in Inheritance War
    A years-long attempt by the estate of deceased Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith to collect millions of dollars from her late husband's family came to a close this week, at least in federal court.
Rank this Week: 43

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 20

    Cook County State's Attorney: Stricter Gun Laws, Relax Pot Law

    Cook County State's Attorney: Stricter Gun Laws, Relax Pot Law
    According to Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, Illinois needs to relax marijuana laws and create tougher gun laws. Before a special legislative panel, Alvarez explained that in order to deter street violence with limited resources,…
  • Aug 11

    New Illinois Law: "Sign and Drive" for Traffic Ticket

    New Illinois Law: "Sign and Drive" for Traffic Ticket
    A new Illinois law eliminates the requirement that drivers post their license as bail for certain traffic tickets. The "Sign and Drive" law (Senate Bill 2583) permits the driver's signature on the traffic citation to guarantee their…
  • Jul 29

    Highland Park Doctor Accused of Issuing Fake Medical Cannabis Eligibilty Form

    Highland Park Doctor Accused of Issuing Fake Medical Cannabis Eligibilty Form
    A Highland Park doctor faces allegations of issuing a fake medical cannabis eligibility form to a 79-year old patient. According to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Dr. Joseph Starkman met with the patient for…
Rank this Week: 406

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Aug 20

    Hashtag keepitoutofcourt

    Hashtag keepitoutofcourt
    I’ve noticed that the MoJ twitter account has a fondness for the hashtag #keepitoutofcourt *. So they will no doubt be doubly pleased today. Firstly, because in an innovative new form of Non Court Dispute Resolution that really does…
  • Aug 17

    Views both sought and offered

    Views both sought and offered
    The thirteenth View is with us. Just in case anyone was wondering what was the significance of last week’s shower or unheralded attachments and zip files – View the Thirteenth explains all. And there is more Transparency up for…
  • Aug 15

    Stuff

    Stuff
    Been a bit rubbish with the blogging lately. Been busy trying to work out how to staunch the loss of income caused by legal aid cuts and changing patterns of briefing as a result of the impact of legal aid cuts on sols…all whilst being…
Rank this Week: 584

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/
  • Aug 20

    Did Your Participation Trophy Ruin Your Life?

    Did Your Participation Trophy Ruin Your Life?
    Bad law schools are the participation trophies of higher education.
  • Aug 20

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.20.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.20.14
    * Anna Nicole Smith’s estate finally loses its effort to secure a piece of her late husband’s estate. This whole thing was like Bleak House with boobs. [Jezebel] * Supreme Court halts same-sex marriage in Virginia. So there you…
  • Aug 20

    Thanks To Our Awesome Advertisers On ATL

    Thanks To Our Awesome Advertisers On ATL
    Above the Law extends thanks to its advertisers.
Rank this Week: 8

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    How To Get Legal In China. Now.

    How To Get Legal In China. Now.
    During the past year, the number of calls from American (sometimes European) SMEs pushed out of China for having operated there without a legal entity (such as a WFOE) have doubled? What is causing this increase of foreign companies getting…
  • Aug 19

    China Contracts and the Unknown Counterparty

    China Contracts and the Unknown Counterparty
    Whenever one of our China lawyers drafts an agreement for a client doing business in China, one of the first things we ask is the identity of the Chinese counterparty. It’s a deceptively simple question. The typical Chinese manufacturer…
  • Aug 18

    Vietnam As China Replacement

    Vietnam As China Replacement
    You know how when you buy a particular kind of car you all of a sudden see that particular brand of car everywhere? A similar thing has been happening to our law firm with respect to Vietnam. As soon as we brought on a really experienced…
Rank this Week: 224

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Aug 20

    Recovery of Geneva Exchange Fund TIC Losse

    Recovery of Geneva Exchange Fund TIC Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in a Geneva Exchange Fund tenant-in-common (TIC)? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through a FINRA arbitration claim against the brokerage firm that recommended the…
  • Aug 20

    Investigation into CORE Series 2007 8% Secured Debenture

    Investigation into CORE Series 2007 8% Secured Debenture
    Did you invest in CORE Series 2007 8% Secured Debentures? If so,The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your investment losses. In a letter to shareholders, CORE announced that three apartment complexes, the primary collateral for…
  • Aug 20

    FINRA panel awards damages to broker in promissory note case.

    FINRA panel awards damages to broker in promissory note case.
    According to reports, a former Morgan Stanley broker was ordered to repay almost $1 million in a promissory note case but managed to prevail on a counterclaim and was awarded $100,000 in damages. The report indicates that the counterclaim was…
Rank this Week: 169

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 579

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Aug 20

    A loss, is a tie, is a win.

    A loss, is a tie, is a win.
    The Connecticut Bar Association voted on whether to sign onto a brief in support of a firearms law. The House of Delegates voted yes, 2-1, but there was a referendum petition. A vote was taken. By a vote of 734-729 (5 votes), the members…
  • Aug 12

    That’s one way to do it

    That’s one way to do it
    It is a pretty common story — “christians” protest other people having fun. In this case, a church in Ohio decided that it is their business to protest a strip club and to harass its patrons. What makes the story uncommon…
  • Aug 12

    California Considers “Affirmative Consent” Requirement for Sex at College

    California Considers “Affirmative Consent” Requirement for Sex at College
    The motivation for this law is noble – who doesn’t want college kids to consent before sex? If SB-967 passes, then California colleges will be required to adopt policies that require “an affirmative, unambiguous and…
Rank this Week: 377

School Board News

School Board News

Covers No Child Left Behind, privitization, religion, school law, special education and more. By the National School Boards Association.

http://schoolboardnews.nsba.org/
  • Aug 20

    PDK/Gallup Poll Reflects Americans’ Support for School Board Governance

    PDK/Gallup Poll Reflects Americans’ Support for School Board Governance
    Local Community Public Schools Earn High Marks – A & B – From Public School Parents National School Boards Association (NSBA) Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel joined William “Bill” J. Bushaw, Chief Executive…
  • Aug 19

    NSBA mourns the passing of school law leader Ann Little Majestic

    NSBA mourns the passing of school law leader Ann Little Majestic
    Ann Majestic was elected to the National School Boards Association (NSBA) Council of School Attorneys (COSA) Board of Directors in 1991, and served as the Chair from spring of 1998 to spring of 1999. In 2012, Ann was awarded COSA’s…
  • Aug 11

    As students go back to school, schools prepare for unaccompanied immigrant children

    As students go back to school, schools prepare for unaccompanied immigrant children
    This is posting appeared in the National School Boards Association’s Legal Clips. Since this posting came out, NSBA has also been featured on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” and on NBC-owned local affiliates: As reported…
Rank this Week: 170

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 20

    Virginia Officials Warn of Botulism Risk from Corfinio Soups, Sauce

    Virginia Officials Warn of Botulism Risk from Corfinio Soups, Sauce
    The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is warning consumers not to eat any canned soups or sauces made by Corfinio Foods of Richmond, VA, because they were improperly processed and therefore susceptible to contamination…
  • Aug 20

    Canadian Cole Slaw Recalled Over Listeria Concern

    Canadian Cole Slaw Recalled Over Listeria Concern
    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced that Roy Pope and Sons of Belleisle Creek, New Brunswick, is recalling Belleisle Farms brand cole slaw. The product comes in 227-gram packages (about 8 ounces), with a best-before date…
  • Aug 19

    Trade Association Wants FDA to Change and Reissue FSMA Transport Rule

    Trade Association Wants FDA to Change and Reissue FSMA Transport Rule
    The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) wants the Food and Drug Administration to make significant changes to its proposed rule for sanitary food transportation under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). In addition, the…
Rank this Week: 78

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Aug 20

    SCOTUS Virginia SSM Stay Makes Merits Ruling By June 2015 All But Inevitable

    SCOTUS Virginia SSM Stay Makes Merits Ruling By June 2015 All But Inevitable
    by Michael DorfThe Supreme Court order granting a stay of the ruling of the 4th Circuit regarding Virginia's same-sex marriage ban makes it nearly certain that the Court will grant cert to decide the constitutionality of laws banning same-sex…
  • Aug 20

    Abortion, Animal Rights, and Theoretical Argument

    Abortion, Animal Rights, and Theoretical Argument
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my Verdict column for this week, I discuss a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit holding a Mississippi abortion law unconstitutional, as applied.  The law at issue, like an increasing number of…
  • Aug 19

    More Gratuitious Attacks on School Teacher

    More Gratuitious Attacks on School Teacher
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananA few weeks ago, Stephen Colbert interviewed someone named Campbell Brown.  I had never heard of Brown, but it turns out that she was formerly one of the interchangeable talking heads on those network morning…
Rank this Week: 983

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 728

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Aug 20

    Maine Issues Significant Judicial Recusal Opinion

    Maine Issues Significant Judicial Recusal Opinion
    The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has issued an important opinion on the subject of judicial recusal and disqualification. The case is somewhat complex. A Portland Maine law firm was retained by a charitable trust to foreclose on property that…
  • Aug 20

    Free Lawyers For Accused Lawyer

    Free Lawyers For Accused Lawyer
    The District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility has amended its policies for compensating lawyers who defend attorneys accused of ethics violations. An attorney who seeks counsel under the new policy must establish…
  • Aug 19

    E-Mail Misconduct Draws Reprimand

    E-Mail Misconduct Draws Reprimand
    A North Carolina attorney has been reprimanded for misconduct in a "protracted and extremely contentious" domestic relations matter. The misconduct involved ex parte e-mails to the judge and her law clerk. While the attorney had…
Rank this Week: 221

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • Aug 20

    4-Year-Old Dies in Tragic Swimming Incident

    4-Year-Old Dies in Tragic Swimming Incident
    A -year-old was pronounced dead Sunday after being found unresponsive in a swimming pool in La Marque, Texas.
  • Aug 20

    Drunk Driver Goes to Trial for Injuring Boy

    Drunk Driver Goes to Trial for Injuring Boy
    An alleged drunk driver is facing up to 20 years in prison for a fatal hit-and-run that severed a young boys leg.
  • Aug 20

    24-Year-Old Dies in Texas Car Crash

    24-Year-Old Dies in Texas Car Crash
    Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision near Center, Texas that left a woman dead and two others in serious condition.
Rank this Week: 687

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Press…

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Press Center

Covers border issues, disaster relief, immigration and housing.

http://trla.wordpress.com
  • Aug 20

    Ahora Si – Protégete conociendo tus derechos laborale

    Ahora Si – Protégete conociendo tus derechos laborale
    Visto desde un punto de vista, la situación laboral en el estado de Texas podría ser considerada como una de las mejores en la nación. To read the entire article, click here.
  • Aug 18

    El Diario – Enfrentan ‘pizcadores’ de chile jornadas mal pagada

    El Diario – Enfrentan ‘pizcadores’ de chile jornadas mal pagada
    Como cada año, la temporada de cosecha del chile significa una importante derrama económica para la región sur de Nuevo México. Sin embargo, para los trabajadores del campo la situación ha cambiado poco. To…
  • Aug 13

    My San Antonio – S.A. lawyers recognized for pro bono program

    My San Antonio – S.A. lawyers recognized for pro bono program
    The San Antonio Bar Association’s Community Justice Program has been recognized by the State Bar of Texas for its work helping low-income residents access legal help. To read the entire story, click here.
Rank this Week: 614

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
  • Aug 20

    For Eric Holder, While He's on the Front Lines in Ferguson

    For Eric Holder, While He's on the Front Lines in Ferguson
    Long after the news cameras leave town, Attorney General Eric Holder wants the people in Ferguson to know he stands with them. He's in Missouri today, visiting the front lines. In the days since Michael Brown was shot, the scene in Ferguson…
  • Aug 20

    Guantánamo's Layers of Lawyer

    Guantánamo's Layers of Lawyer
    In the criminal justice system, we're familiar with two separate yet equally important groups of lawyers. On one side, we have attorneys for the government, who investigate, charge, and prosecute crimes. On the other, we have the defense…
  • Aug 19

    The Real Reason Ferguson Has Military Weapon

    The Real Reason Ferguson Has Military Weapon
    This piece was originally published on CNN.com. It used to be billy clubs, fire hoses and snarling German shepherds. Now it's armored personnel carriers and flash-bang grenades. The weaponry has changed, but the target is still the same. If…
Rank this Week: 85

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 20

    Call For Papers: AALS International Human Rights Section

    Call For Papers: AALS International Human Rights Section
    The AALS Section on International Human Rights is pleased to announce that it will sponsor a call for papers for its program during the 2015 AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The program will be called Global Perspectives on Human…
  • Aug 18

    When May States Lawfully Recruit Internally Displaced Persons into Civil Militias?

    When May States Lawfully Recruit Internally Displaced Persons into Civil Militias?
    All states have an intrinsic right to call upon their citizens to undertake military service, but under what circumstances may states recruit citizens into irregular forces or civil militias? And what if the citizens are internally displaced…
  • Aug 15

    Aid Workers Could Secure Better Protection under the Protection of Civilians Mandate

    Aid Workers Could Secure Better Protection under the Protection of Civilians Mandate
    When two aid workers were shot dead in Afghanistan last month, the world’s media focused its attention on the dangers of 21st century humanitarianism and the challenges that assistance agencies face in protecting their personnel. Those…
Rank this Week: 13

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Aug 20

    Joint Motion to Seal Portions of the Trial Transcript Granted in Part

    Joint Motion to Seal Portions of the Trial Transcript Granted in Part
    Sabatino Bianco, M.D. v. Globus Medical, Inc., 2:12-cv-147 (7/14/2014) Judge: William C. Bryson Holding: Joint Motion to Seal Portions of the Trial Transcript Granted in Part And here I thought Rosie the Riveter had the corner on patriotism.…
  • Aug 20

    VICE News article on patent litigation

    VICE News article on patent litigation
    While my family and I were on vacation last month, I traded emails with Justin Rohrlich, a reporter for VICE News (shown at right discussing the issue of patent litigation trends with Mr. T) who was working on a story...
  • Aug 19

    Verdict of Noninfringement and Invalidity Stands; Court Costs Awarded

    Verdict of Noninfringement and Invalidity Stands; Court Costs Awarded
    Cassidian Communications v. MicroDATA, et al., 2:12cv162 (8/12-ish/14) Judge: Rodney Gilstrap Holding: Post Verdict Rulings; Court Costs Last December, after a five-day jury trial, a Marshall jury in Judge Rodney Gilstrap's court found for…
Rank this Week: 307

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
  • Aug 20

    PASPA, Uniformity Requirements, and the “Equal Sovereignty” Principle

    PASPA, Uniformity Requirements, and the “Equal Sovereignty” Principle
    Fans of federalism and/or sports-betting were likely disappointed to see the Supreme Court deny cert last month in Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association.  The case involved the constitutionality of the federal Professional…
  • Aug 20

    Some Textual Question

    Some Textual Question
    I was rereading the Constitution the other day, and two things stuck out this time that I had not thought about before. 1.  Article I, Section 3 says “each senator shall have one Vote.”  But Article I never says that…
  • Aug 20

    FAN 28 (First Amendment News) — The Demise of Stare Decisis?

    FAN 28 (First Amendment News) — The Demise of Stare Decisis?
    Start here: “Under the conventional view of constitutional adjudication, dubious precedents enjoy a presumption of validity through the doctrine of stare decisis.” Okay, so much for the gospel regularly taught in law schools. But…
Rank this Week: 50

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
  • Aug 20

    The Long-Term Consequences of Hedge Fund Activism

    The Long-Term Consequences of Hedge Fund Activism
    Editor's Note: Martin Lipton is a founding partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and this post is based on a Wachtell Lipton memorandum. The post puts forward criticism of an empirical study by Lucian Bebchuk, Alon Brav, and Wei…
  • Aug 20

    The JOBS Act and Information Uncertainty in IPO Firm

    The JOBS Act and Information Uncertainty in IPO Firm
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Mary Barth, Professor of Accounting at Stanford University; Wayne Landsman, Professor of Accounting at the University of North Carolina; and Daniel Taylor, Assistant Professor of Accounting…
  • Aug 19

    Back-to-Back Court of Appeals Decisions Apply Morrison

    Back-to-Back Court of Appeals Decisions Apply Morrison
    Editor's Note: John F. Savarese and George Conway are partners in the Litigation Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. The following post is based on a Wachtell Lipton firm memorandum by Mr. Savarese and Mr. Conway. In a…
Rank this Week: 123

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Aug 20

    Director of New Jersey ELEC Calls for Pay-to-Play Reform

    Director of New Jersey ELEC Calls for Pay-to-Play Reform
    Executive Director Jeff Brindle of the Election Law Enforcement Commission is calling for comprehensive pay-to-play reform after critics revealed a Continued on Next Page
  • Aug 20

    Oklahoma Ethics Commission to Consider Rule Amendment

    Oklahoma Ethics Commission to Consider Rule Amendment
    The Oklahoma Ethics Commission will consider a rule amendment permitting it to collect registration fees from lobbyists, lobbyist principals, political Continued on Next Page
  • Aug 20

    Chicago Board of Ethics Submits Revised Rules to Council

    Chicago Board of Ethics Submits Revised Rules to Council
    The Board of Ethics formally submitted its revised Rules & Regulations to the City Council on August 19. The rules Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 295

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Aug 20

    Another Wrongful Conviction Settlement in New York

    Another Wrongful Conviction Settlement in New York
    Four years after Brooklyn prosecutors agreed to release a man convicted of a 1994 murder he didn't commit, he has reached a $10 million settlement with the city. The Daily News reported that Jabbar Collins, who spent more than 15 years in…
  • Aug 19

    Illinois' DNA Access Law Expanded

    Illinois' DNA Access Law Expanded
    Legislation to expand Illinois' post-conviction DNA testing access law to inmates that have pleaded guilty was signed by the governor on Friday, acknowledging that innocent defendants sometimes plead guilty to avoid a severe punishment. The…
  • Aug 19

    Innocence Project Executive Director Co-Authors Paper on Wrongful Conviction

    Innocence Project Executive Director Co-Authors Paper on Wrongful Conviction
    The latest paper from the Harvard Executive Session's New Perspectives in Policing series is a thoughtful examination of the systemic causes of wrongful convictions that offers specific, evidence-based recommendations for reducing their…
Rank this Week: 299

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Aug 20

    Law Firm Sues Getty Images Over Legal Threat

    Law Firm Sues Getty Images Over Legal Threat
    Getty Images is being sued by a law firm that says they were unfairly targeted for a a threat letter of an image that they didn't use and wasn't infringing. The post Law Firm Sues Getty Images Over Legal Threat appeared first on Plagiarism…
  • Aug 20

    3 Count: Courtroom Massacre

    3 Count: Courtroom Massacre
    Oregon judge orders several pirate sites off the Web, Kim Dotcom appeals order to reveal his fortune and Brian Jonestown Massacre guitarist loses big. The post 3 Count: Courtroom Massacre appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Aug 19

    5 Ways to Protect Your Privacy When Sending DMCA Notice

    5 Ways to Protect Your Privacy When Sending DMCA Notice
    Sending DMCA or other copyright notices can mean putting your personal information in the hands of infringers. Here's how to prevent that. The post 5 Ways to Protect Your Privacy When Sending DMCA Notices appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 258

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer…

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers liability, accident, malpractice, and insurance topics. By The Fine Law Firm.

http://www.newmexicoinjury.com/
  • Aug 20

    Fatigued New Mexico Driver Kills Family of Four in Head-On Collision

    Fatigued New Mexico Driver Kills Family of Four in Head-On Collision
    A tragic head-on collision earlier this month killed a Texas couple and their two children near Bloomfield, New Mexico. A 24-year-old man apparently became drowsy at the wheel and crossed over the center line on US 550, crashing his truck…
  • Aug 13

    New Mexico Man Nearly Loses Genitals in Vicious Dog Attack

    New Mexico Man Nearly Loses Genitals in Vicious Dog Attack
    Earlier this month in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a 35-year-old man was the victim of a severe dog bite in his groin when he was bitten by a pit bull that was attacking his eight-year-old daughter. According to an article from Reuters, the…
  • Aug 5

    New Details Emerge in New Mexico Woman's Death During Open Heart Surgery

    New Details Emerge in New Mexico Woman's Death During Open Heart Surgery
    New details are coming to light about the power failure at the University of New Mexico Hospital on August 11, 2011. The incident resulted in a loss of power in an operating room where a woman was having heart surgery performed. The surgery…
Rank this Week: 609