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Food Liability Law Blog

Food Liability Law Blog

Covers emerging legal threats to the food industry. By Kenneth Odza of Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.foodliabilitylaw.com/
  • Jul 22

    Supreme Court Creates New Food Labeling Battleground, plus GMO Labeling Primer

    Supreme Court Creates New Food Labeling Battleground, plus GMO Labeling Primer
    My colleague Anne Glazer recently co-authored an article with Connie Kirby of Northwest Food Processors Association titled “Summary of Regulatory Intersection between the Federal Trade Commission and the Food and Drug Administration…
  • Jul 15

    FDA Issues Gluten Free Labeling Compliance Guide

    FDA Issues Gluten Free Labeling Compliance Guide
    Nearly a year ago on August 5, 2013, we reported on the blog that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had published a final rule establishing a regulatory definition of the term “gluten-free” for voluntary use in the labeling…
  • Jul 14

    "Tanning Salons" Versus "Edible Art": What is Artisan Bread?

    "Tanning Salons" Versus "Edible Art": What is Artisan Bread?
    This is a follow-up on the entry on VPN Pizza.  It results from this interview by a blogger with Eli Colvin, head baker of the MODEL Bakery in California, and Don Sadowsky, whom the interviewer identifies as a "bread pal."  Don…
Rank this Week: 537

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Condolences On Death of Dan Markel, Legal Blog Innovator

    Condolences On Death of Dan Markel, Legal Blog Innovator
    All of us involved in the legal blogosphere send sincere condolences to the family of Dan Markel, founder of the groundbreaking PrawfsBlog. Prof. Markel, a Professor at Florida State University Law School, died Saturday from gunshot wounds,…
  • Jul 22

    Conservative Christian Groups Criticize New Executive Order

    Conservative Christian Groups Criticize New Executive Order
    Some conservative Christian groups are speaking out against the Executive Order issued yesterday by President Obama (see prior posting) which bans employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity by federal…
  • Jul 22

    Puerto Rico Supreme Court Upholds Subpoenas Against Church In Part

    Puerto Rico Supreme Court Upholds Subpoenas Against Church In Part
    In Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Puerto Rico-Arecibo v. Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 2014 PR Sup. LEXIS 87 (PR Sup. Ct., July 14, 2014), the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico decided a challenge by the Catholic…
Rank this Week: 51

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    My 50 State Marathon Quest Featured In Dallas News Today

    My 50 State Marathon Quest Featured In Dallas News Today
    ______________________________________________________________________ It was an honor to be interviewed by the Dallas Morning News about my crazy dream of trying to run a marathon in every state, especially since I live in Fort Worth. I've…
  • Jul 21

    Dallas DWI Accident Flips Truck And Kills One, Injures Five

    Dallas DWI Accident Flips Truck And Kills One, Injures Five
    UPDATED. Last night one woman, age 30, was tragically killed and five people suffered injuries after a crash caused by a drunk driver. The collision happened just before midnight on LBJ Freeway northbound near Highway 175. Police found a…
  • Jul 18

    Fatal Dallas Motorcycle Crash Caused By Unlicensed Teenager

    Fatal Dallas Motorcycle Crash Caused By Unlicensed Teenager
    Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com Here's an outrageous story that is far too common: a motorcycle rider lost his life in Dallas Wednesday in a hit-and-run accident. An 27-year-old male motorcycle rider, Kris Stroman, was driving eastbound on…
Rank this Week: 612

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 22

    ‘State’ of Confusion: The Crux of the Disagreement in the Obamacare Case

    ‘State’ of Confusion: The Crux of the Disagreement in the Obamacare Case
    In the span of two hours on Tuesday, two strikingly different opinions landed on a key part of the Affordable Care Act. The conflicting decisions essentially come down to one thing: definition of "the State."
  • Jul 22

    Ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf Executives Settle With Bankruptcy Trustee

    Ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf Executives Settle With Bankruptcy Trustee
    Two former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP executives have settled a civil suit brought by the defunct firm's bankruptcy trustee to recover nearly $22 million, according to a Tuesday court filing.
  • Jul 22

    Stanford University Law Professor Appointed to California Supreme Court

    Stanford University Law Professor Appointed to California Supreme Court
    Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, a Mexican-born Stanford University law professor, is Gov. Jerry Brown’s pick as the next associate justice of the California Supreme Court. Mr. Cuéllar, 41, has taught administrative,…
Rank this Week: 46

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

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

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    An Open Letter To Kamala Harri

    An Open Letter To Kamala Harri
    Dear Madam Attorney General: I write to urge you to not appeal Jones v. Chappell, the recent federal court decision holding that the administration of California's death penalty is irrevocably dysfunctional, resulting in systemic delays in…
  • Jun 13

    George Bush's Iraq: The Long Reach Of The Pottery Barn Rule

    George Bush's Iraq: The Long Reach Of The Pottery Barn Rule
    "You are going to be the proud owner of 25 million people,' he told the president. 'You will own all their hopes, aspirations, and problems. You'll own it all."-- Secretary of State Colin Powell to President George W. Bush per Bob…
  • Jun 10

    When The Lunatic Fringe Goes Mainstream

    When The Lunatic Fringe Goes Mainstream
    While outraged conservatives fear that President Obama's exchange of five Taliban prisoners for the release of POW Bowe Bergdhal will precipitate terrorist attacks from Islam Jihadists, they conveniently ignore the…
Rank this Week: 201

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Jul 22

    Will conflicting federal health care law rulings head to the Supreme Court?

    Will conflicting federal health care law rulings head to the Supreme Court?
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWhat Are the Effects and Requirements for Employers Under Health Reform? How do marketplace health care plans differ from others? At enrollment deadline, affordability may be real test of…
  • Jul 15

    How will your healthcare change after the recent rulings on contraceptives?

    How will your healthcare change after the recent rulings on contraceptives?
    Supporters of employer-paid birth control rally in front of the Supreme Court before the decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores was announced June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesQ. How will my health…
  • Jul 10

    Border spat: When optics and substance don’t meet

    Border spat: When optics and substance don’t meet
    President Obama is greeted by Texas Gov. Rick Perry as he arrives in Dallas, Texas Wednesday for a meeting with local elected officials and faith leaders to discuss the humanitarian situation at the Southwest border. Photo by JEWEL…
Rank this Week: 664

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Jul 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in Accident on Hillside Road in Amarillo, Texa

    Motorcyclist Injured in Accident on Hillside Road in Amarillo, Texa
    Amarillo, TX — The rider of a motorcycle was injured in an accident with a minivan in Amarillo, Texas, on Friday, July 18, 2014. The accident took place on Hillside Road, just east of Bell Street. The accident took place around 4:45 in…
  • Jul 22

    Ernest Stephens Killed in Hit and Run Accident in Corpus Christi, Texa

    Ernest Stephens Killed in Hit and Run Accident in Corpus Christi, Texa
    Corpus Christi, TX — Police have identified Ernest Stephens as the victim of a fatal hit and run accident in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Sunday, July 20, 2014. The accident took place on Weber Road, near S. Padre Island Drive, around nine…
  • Jul 22

    One Injured in Pickup Truck vs Motorcycle Accident in Katy, Texa

    One Injured in Pickup Truck vs Motorcycle Accident in Katy, Texa
    KATY, TX — A motorcyclist was hospitalized following a collision with a pickup truck that was reported in Katy, Texas on Saturday, July 19th, 2014, according to the news report from Click 2 Houston. Authorities tasked with leading the…
Rank this Week: 60

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
Rank this Week: 131

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Jul 22

    How to Ethically Leave or Dissolve a Law Firm Plus 50 More Must-Read

    How to Ethically Leave or Dissolve a Law Firm Plus 50 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 51 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
  • Jul 21

    The Consumerization of Audiovisual Technologies Plus Negative Reviews of Your Firm

    The Consumerization of Audiovisual Technologies Plus Negative Reviews of Your Firm
    Coming today to SmallLaw: You can't swing a large law firm pay stub without hitting a fancy videoconferencing room that now collects dust. Consider yourself lucky that you work in small law firm which didn't have the capital to waste....
  • Jul 18

    Overcast: Read Our Exclusive Report

    Overcast: Read Our Exclusive Report
    Today's issue of TL NewsWire covers an app for managing and listening to podcasts on the iPhone with playback technologies that shorten their duration (see article below), an iPhone app for contemporaneous time-tracking, an iPhone app for…
Rank this Week: 279

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
Rank this Week: 599

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
Rank this Week: 453

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

Covers legal issues, developments, and other pertinent pertinent information relating to the creation, use, and exchange of electronic health records. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://hipaahealthlaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 628

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jul 22

    The Problem of Attribution Erosion

    The Problem of Attribution Erosion
    With time, all things are lost. This includes attribution as attribution erosion eventually tears the work apart from its creator. The post The Problem of Attribution Erosion appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jul 22

    3 Count: Pirate Advertisement

    3 Count: Pirate Advertisement
    Michelle Phan says she had permission for tracks, Google launches ads targeting likely pirates and eviction protest sparks copyright debate. The post 3 Count: Pirate Advertisements appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jul 21

    Domain Registry of America Suspended

    Domain Registry of America Suspended
    The Domain Registry of America can no longer process new domains, putting a temporary halt to one of the Web's most hated companies and practices. The post Domain Registry of America Suspended appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 777

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Jul 22

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quarta-feira (23)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quarta-feira (23)
    Revista Justiça A transferência de bens imóveis no Brasil, seja por venda e compra, doação ou dação em pagamento, deve ser feita por escritura pública. Para explicar como é feita…
  • Jul 22

    União não pode confiscar recursos de RO destinados ao reparo de calamidade

    União não pode confiscar recursos de RO destinados ao reparo de calamidade
    O ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, no exercício da presidência do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), reiterou decisão liminar para impedir a União de realizar novos lançamentos de débitos na conta…
  • Jul 22

    Questionada lei que obriga publicidade educativa nos cinemas de SP

    Questionada lei que obriga publicidade educativa nos cinemas de SP
    Na Ação Direta de Inconstitucionalidade (ADI) 5140, ajuizada no Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), o governador de São Paulo, Geraldo Alckmin, pede a suspensão, em caráter liminar, da eficácia da Lei…
Rank this Week: 145

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Gotterba v. Tavolta (Cal. Ct. App. - July 22, 2014)

    Gotterba v. Tavolta (Cal. Ct. App. - July 22, 2014)
    When I saw the caption to this opinion, I figured it'd be about that Travolta.  Sure enough, it is.Which is not all that surprising.  According to the Census Bureau, there are fewer than 100 people with the last name of Travolta in…
  • Jul 22

    Gonzalez v. Planned Parenthood (9th Cir. - July 22, 2014)

    Gonzalez v. Planned Parenthood (9th Cir. - July 22, 2014)
    Lefties generally don't decry the Supreme Court's heightened pleading standards in Iqbal and Twombly.  But I'll bet dollars to doughnuts they'll like the applications of those standards by the Ninth Circuit in this case.…
  • Jul 22

    People v. Chavez (Cal. Ct. App. - July 22, 2014)

    People v. Chavez (Cal. Ct. App. - July 22, 2014)
    I certainly don't blame Justice Benke.  Nor do I think that the relevant brand needs to get any more publicity.But in four different places in this opinion, Justice Benke refers to one of the victims as exclusively smoking "Marlborough…
Rank this Week: 251

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Jul 22

    Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings On Obamacare Tax Credits: Which One Got It Right?

    Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings On Obamacare Tax Credits: Which One Got It Right?
    In this corner, established in 1891, weighing in with 14 active judges and calling Richmond, VA, home is the Fourth District Court of Appeals. And in this corner, established in 1893, weighing in with 11 active judges and calling our…
  • Jul 22

    Obamacare Game Changer: Halbig Win Today Puts Health Care Act At Risk

    Obamacare Game Changer: Halbig Win Today Puts Health Care Act At Risk
      Halbig. Remember that name. It hasn’t gotten a lot of press to date but trust me, it will. A decision today in the U.S. Court of Appeals in Halbig poses one of the greatest challenges to the Obamacare since its inception.  …
  • Jul 22

    Russia Considers Going Progressive… When It Comes To Tax

    Russia Considers Going Progressive… When It Comes To Tax
    Quick: which major city holds the title of “billionaire” capital of the world? Not New York. Not Hong Kong. Not London. The answer is Moscow. The Russian capital has consistently held the title as eighty-four of the world’s…
Rank this Week: 750

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jul 22

    Transnational Criminal Organization

    Transnational Criminal Organization
    President Obama has continued the national emergency with respect to transnational criminal organizations. Click here to read more from the Federal Register Notice. FR42643 Hat tip to the ABA Governmental Affairs Office (mew)
  • Jul 22

    Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Iraq

    Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Iraq
    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing on U.S. policy in Iraq on July 24, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington DC. Hat tip to the ABA Governmental Affairs Office (mew)
  • Jul 22

    Mexico Withdraws Reservations to Several Human Rights Treatie

    Mexico Withdraws Reservations to Several Human Rights Treatie
    During the month of July, the State of Mexico has withdrawn its reservations to several human rights treaties, including three treaties adopted through the framework of the Organization of American States (OAS). Earlier this month, Mexico…
Rank this Week: 607

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 100

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Jul 22

    Memorials for Dan Markel

    Memorials for Dan Markel
    So much outpouring of affection for our friend. 1) At Brooklyn Law School as we speak (it began around 5:30). It is on the 22d floor of Feil Hall, 205 State Street (building # 3 on this map). Sorry for the late notice; get there if you can.…
  • Jul 19

    We Have Lost Our Beloved Friend, Dan Markel

    We Have Lost Our Beloved Friend, Dan Markel
    We write this together, all of us, as a community. Our friend Dan Markel has been taken from us, suddenly and terribly. His law school, the Florida State University College of Law, will issue an announcement in due time. We do not have all…
  • Jul 19

    Chokeholds and clearly established right

    Chokeholds and clearly established right
    This is a tragic story and has all the trappings of yet another racially polarized split involving police, city government, and the public. Plus, we have video, with all the confusion and false certainty that goes along with visual images of…
Rank this Week: 4

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

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

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Jul 22

    Justicia rechaza expresiones de fiscal federal en caso Pablo Casella

    Justicia rechaza expresiones de fiscal federal en caso Pablo Casella
    El Secretario del Departamento de Justicia (DJ), César R. Miranda, manifestó su rechazo a las expresiones del fiscal federal del Distrito Sur de la Florida, Michael E. Gilfarb, en las que aboga por una pena de cinco años…
  • Jul 22

    Informe: protección del derecho a libertad de pensamiento y expresión en Internet

    Informe: protección del derecho a libertad de pensamiento y expresión en Internet
    Frente a los enormes desafíos que representa la plena defensa de los derechos fundamentales y, en particular, el de la libertad de expresión en el ámbito digital, la Relatoría Especial para la Libertad de…
  • Jul 21

    Justicia solicita desestimación de demanda presentada por bonista

    Justicia solicita desestimación de demanda presentada por bonista
    El secretario del Departamento de Justicia (DJ), César R. Miranda Rodríguez, anunció la presentación de la moción en solicitud de desestimación del pleito presentado por los fondos Franklin y…
Rank this Week: 667

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 31

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jul 22

    PA: Jury Upholds Waiver; Paralyzed Racecar Driver Loses Suit Against Speedway

    PA: Jury Upholds Waiver; Paralyzed Racecar Driver Loses Suit Against Speedway
    On Monday in my home county, a jury returned a defense verdict in the tragic case of a man who became a quadriplegic in a sprint-car racing accident at the Williams Grove Speedway on September 5, 2008. The plaintiff argued...
  • Jul 22

    Tejani on Torts & Federalism

    Tejani on Torts & Federalism
    Riaz Tejani (University of Illinois Springfield-Department of Legal Studies) has posted to SSRN National Geographics: Toward a 'Federalism Function' of American Tort Law. The abstract provides: This Article defends current contours in the…
  • Jul 21

    In Memoriam: Dan Markel (1972-2014)

    In Memoriam: Dan Markel (1972-2014)
    Like many, we were stunned to learn of the death of Dan Markel over the weekend. Dan, a professor at Florida State College of Law, was a co-founder of PrawfsBlawg and a prolific scholar in the area of punishment and...
Rank this Week: 403

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
  • Jul 22

    D.C. Man Exonerated After Hair Analysis Review

    D.C. Man Exonerated After Hair Analysis Review
    Four months after a Washington, D.C. man was cleared by DNA when the hair analysis used to convict him was found to be wrong, his conviction was vacated Monday. Kevin Martin's exoneration comes nearly one year after the Innocence Project and…
  • Jul 21

    Kentucky Woman Likely to be Exonerated

    Kentucky Woman Likely to be Exonerated
    A woman who has been granted a retrial by a Kentucky appeals court after someone else confessed they had committed the crime is likely to be exonerated, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. Susan Jean King was convicted of…
  • Jul 17

    Support Mounts for Death Row Inmate's Innocence

    Support Mounts for Death Row Inmate's Innocence
    More than a year ago the Innocence Project and lead counsel for Florida death row inmate Clemente Aguirre presented compelling new evidence for overturning his conviction. Today, attorneys who served as prosecutors or government appellate…
Rank this Week: 455

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Dumb Carrier tricks...Kaiser Edition

    Dumb Carrier tricks...Kaiser Edition
    For the last month, I've been receiving emails from Kaiser about a change in policy:As your business partner, we want to make you aware that Kaiser Permanente’s subscriber termination policy will be enforced effective August 1,…
  • Jul 22

    More on Halbig [UPDATED]

    More on Halbig [UPDATED]
    Continued from this morning.Meanwhile, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals just ruled that the subsidies do, in fact, apply across all the Exchanges, putting it in direct conflict with Halbig.One would think that this would mean a certain…
  • Jul 22

    Game Changer

    Game Changer
    U.S. Court of appeals delivers body blow to Obamacare handouts.In a case with potential to scramble the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that federal subsidies for health insurance were not properly designed.If upheld…
Rank this Week: 28

Switchboard

Switchboard

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

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
Rank this Week: 945

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/
  • Jul 22

    Alleged Drunk Driver Released on Bond

    Alleged Drunk Driver Released on Bond
    A woman alleged to have caused a fatal drunk driving collision along Loop 259 on July 10 has been released on a $751,000 bond.
  • Jul 22

    Police Investigating Freer Trucking Accident

    Police Investigating Freer Trucking Accident
    A Falfurrias man is dead following a fatal trucking collision along Highway 44 near Freer on Saturday.
  • Jul 22

    Texas Teen Dies in Go-Kart Crash

    Texas Teen Dies in Go-Kart Crash
    A 14-year-old girl was killed in a go-kart crash on Sunday at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texa
Rank this Week: 217

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jul 22

    Border Lesson: Stop Deporting Gang Banger

    Border Lesson: Stop Deporting Gang Banger
    My musings on Huffington Post: Gang violence in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador is a major reason for the surge in unaccompanied immigrant children leaving those countries and risking their lives to reach the United States. Many of the…
  • Jul 22

    Avoiding Aggravated Felonies: California Redefines Misdemeanor: 364 Day

    Avoiding Aggravated Felonies: California Redefines Misdemeanor: 364 Day
    From the Immigrant Legal Resource Center: Today Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a provision that will make a California misdemeanor have a maximum possible sentence of 364 days. See text of SB 1310, creating Cal Penal Code § 18.5,...
  • Jul 22

    An Urgent Need: Unaccompanied Children and Access to Counsel in Immigration Proceeding

    An Urgent Need: Unaccompanied Children and Access to Counsel in Immigration Proceeding
    “An Urgent Need: Unaccompanied Children and Access to Counsel in Immigration Proceedings” by Annie Chen of the Vera Institute is a timely article about the need for a right to counsel for unaccompanied minors. KJ Related articles Framing…
Rank this Week: 19

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 947

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    U.S. Representatives Hear about Droit de Suite and Droit Moral

    U.S. Representatives Hear about Droit de Suite and Droit Moral
    This portfolio should be enough to put you through college, my son.The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, held a Hearing on July 15 on “Moral Rights, Termination Rights, Resale…
  • Jul 22

    AG Villalón's parthenotes Opinion in IMC could provide stem cell research certainty (at least for now...)

    AG Villalón's parthenotes Opinion in IMC could provide stem cell research certainty (at least for now...)
    Now only if  we could clone Kats....Following from the IPKat's alert last week of the Advocate General's Opinion in the reference from Henry Carr QC (sitting as Deputy Judge of the High Court) [not Mr Justice Arnold, as…
  • Jul 22

    Tuesday tiddlywink

    Tuesday tiddlywink
    This Kat has recently heard from his friends at Coller IP that they've been busily preparing a report, "3D Bioprinting of human transpant organs – A patent landscape", that might be of major interest to many readers of this weblog.…
Rank this Week: 82

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Greatest Letter Ever? The ATL Lawyer Letter Bracket — Day 1

    The Greatest Letter Ever? The ATL Lawyer Letter Bracket — Day 1
    With years of hilarious letters piled up, it's time to revisit the archives and determine a champion.
  • Jul 22

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.22.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.22.14
    * The D.C. Circuit struck down a key component of Obamacare while a few miles away, the Fourth Circuit disagreed. This sets up an intriguing circuit split that will be resolved as soon as the D.C. Circuit takes it up en banc. Until then…
  • Jul 22

    More Memories Of Professor Dan Markel

    More Memories Of Professor Dan Markel
    Former classmates, teachers, and students of Dan Markel remember this late, great law professor.
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Jul 22

    Newest Member of California Supreme Court Could Be from Mexico

    Newest Member of California Supreme Court Could Be from Mexico
    English: Seal of the Supreme Court of California (Photo credit: Wikipedia)The newest member of the California Supreme Court could be from Mexico. Today, Governor Jerry Brown announced his nomination of Mexican-born Stanford law professor…
  • Jul 17

    Beware of Toll Road Billing Scam

    Beware of Toll Road Billing Scam
    Morning commute: Toll booth (Photo credit: soumit)In Orange County, there’s been a lot of confusion in recent months as to how to pay to use local toll roads. In the first few weeks after the Transportation Corridor Agencies removed…
  • Jul 10

    July 4th DUI Arrests and Deaths Down in Orange County

    July 4th DUI Arrests and Deaths Down in Orange County
    4th of July or Fourth of July (Photo credit: Creativity+ Timothy K Hamilton)Fewer people were caught while driving drunk or involved in fatal car accidents on Orange County roads over the July 4th weekend. Compared to the five-day anti-DUI…
Rank this Week: 601

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Jul 22

    Pyrrhic victory corner: Costs on appeal from a small claim

    Pyrrhic victory corner: Costs on appeal from a small claim
    Akhtar v Boland [2014] EWCA Civ 943 Just a quick note on this one, after a conversation with a colleague reminded me I hadn’t written it up. The details of the case need not detain us, it was a PI case which had been allocated to the…
  • Jul 19

    Trouble out west

    Trouble out west
    In O’Brien v Bristol CC [2014] EWHC 2423 (Admin) [heard at the RCJ instead of in the Bristol admin court?  Not on Bailii yet but we have seen a transcript], a range of issues arose out of the council’s decision to seek…
  • Jul 18

    Reforming a bad policy, badly.

    Reforming a bad policy, badly.
    There has been a lot of noise about the Lib Dem’s change of position/u turn on the bedroom tax announced on Wednesday. From out of that noise, it has been possible to glean a little detail about what Nick Clegg, Danny Alexander and the…
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Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

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

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
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TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 22

    U.S. Judge Approves Search Warrant for Entire Gmail Account

    U.S. Judge Approves Search Warrant for Entire Gmail Account
    U.S. Magistrate Court Judge Gabriel Gorenstein in the Southern District of New York has approved a search warrant request for the entire contents of an unnamed person's Gmail account, with no restrictions. Federal prosecutors requested…
  • Jul 22

    Israel Says Fate of One Soldier in Ambush is "Unclear"

    Israel Says Fate of One Soldier in Ambush is "Unclear"
    Update: since writing the post below, the Israeli Defense Forces have posted on Twitter that they are trying to "identify" (not locate) the 7th soldier. Nor do they describe him as "missing." A vehicle carrying 7 soldiers was attacked July…
  • Jul 21

    Azamat Tazhayakov Convicted of Obstruction of Justice and Conspiracy in Boston

    Azamat Tazhayakov Convicted of Obstruction of Justice and Conspiracy in Boston
    Azamat Tazhayakov has been found guilty of Obstruction of Justice and Conspiracy as to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's backpack, but not his laptop. Juror Daniel Antonino told reporters the jury believed the laptop had been taken "because it was... [[…
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Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    CISA Boom Bah …

    CISA Boom Bah …
    Sorry, I just couldn’t resist the title which does not reflect my true feelings about CISA, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014.  Approved earlier this month by the Senate Intelligence Committee, this bill awaits…
  • Jul 22

    Progress on NSA Reform?

    Progress on NSA Reform?
    So reports the LA Times.  Here’s a short summary: As part of the deal, the intelligence community agreed to a stricter definition of the search terms the NSA may use to seek data from telephone companies that might be useful in…
  • Jul 22

    U.K. Independent Reviewer on British Terrorism Legislation

    U.K. Independent Reviewer on British Terrorism Legislation
    David Anderson, the U.K.’s Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, has released his annual report on British terrorism laws. The report covers several broad topics: ethnic or community bias in the use of police powers;…
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Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    ABA's Teaching the Technology of Practice: The 10 Top School

    ABA's Teaching the Technology of Practice: The 10 Top School
    Hofstra University's Maurice A. Deane School of Law takes the #6 place on the ABA's list of top 10 schools for teaching the technology of practice. The article notes that while most law schools have paid a lot of attention to the law of…
  • Jul 21

    Supreme Court Haiku - the law of the land in 17 syllable

    Supreme Court Haiku - the law of the land in 17 syllable
    The Supreme Court Haiku Reporter renders the rulings of U.S. Supreme Court decisions as Haiku.  The results tend to be pointed and concise.  For example:Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)Schools for black and whiteSeparate…
  • Jul 19

    Aviation Law Prof Blog

    Aviation Law Prof Blog
    Recent airline disasters underscore the increasing importance of aviation law in understanding and coping with the realities of life and the law in international perspective.  If you want to learn more and keep up with international…
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Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Jul 22

    Broker Richard Lewis Suspended for Complaints of Unauthorized Trading

    Broker Richard Lewis Suspended for Complaints of Unauthorized Trading
    The investment fraud attorneys at Fitapelli Kurta are investigating claims involving Richard Lewis.   He is also known as Rick Lewis.  Richard, or Rick, Lewis is currently employed with J.W. Cole Financial, Inc. but was previously…
  • Jul 21

    REIT Investigation: Strategic Realty Trust, Inc. (Formerly TNP Strategic Realty Trust)

    REIT Investigation: Strategic Realty Trust, Inc. (Formerly TNP Strategic Realty Trust)
    Fitapelli Kurta is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Strategic Realty Trust, Inc., formerly known as the TNP Strategic Realty Trust Inc.  Strategic Realty Trust (TNP Strategic Realty Trust) is a non-traded REIT, which means…
  • Jul 21

    Attorney Investigation: Jason Muskey & Muskey Financial Service

    Attorney Investigation: Jason Muskey & Muskey Financial Service
    Fitapelli Kurta is investigating complaints against Mossic, PA based financial advisor, Jason Muskey and his company, Muskey Financial Services.  Both Jason Muskey and Muskey Financial Services were associated with Ameritas Investment…
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North Carolina Estate Planning…

North Carolina Estate Planning Blog

Covers legal issues relating to wealth transfer, asset preservation, probate, and taxation. By Greg Herman-Giddens of Trust Counsel, P.A.

http://www.ncestateplanningblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Consequences of No Digital Asset Protection

    Consequences of No Digital Asset Protection
      Digital asset protection is more than leaving behind one’s passwords. In an increasingly paperless world, failing to create instructions for accessing digital accounts could create problems for surviving family members. Email and…
  • Jul 15

    Chatham County, NC Estate Administration Change

    Chatham County, NC Estate Administration Change
    The Chatham County Clerk of Superior Court recently released updates to estate administration rules. We provide a link to the official changes to Estate Administration – General Rules Practices 2014. One example of the revised…
  • Jul 14

    Debt Inheritance: Credit Cards, Tax, and Other Liabilitie

    Debt Inheritance: Credit Cards, Tax, and Other Liabilitie
    An individual may accumulate assets during his or her lifetime, but debt may reduce or eliminate an inheritance family members expected to receive. Loved ones may “inherit” debt if a decedent lacked effective estate planning,…
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Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
  • Jul 22

    NMFS Releases Final Recovery Plan for Central Valley Salmonid

    NMFS Releases Final Recovery Plan for Central Valley Salmonid
    The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has released its final recovery plan for Central Valley spring-run Chinook salmon, Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon, and Central Valley steelhead.  The website for the recovery plan…
  • Jul 22

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Credit Program for At-Risk Specie

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Credit Program for At-Risk Specie
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) recently announced a proposed policy establishing credits for voluntary prelisting conservation actions for imperiled species. The policy is intended to establish an additional measure for…
  • Jul 16

    ESA Section 9 Case Dismissed Because of Allegations re Take

    ESA Section 9 Case Dismissed Because of Allegations re Take
    Earlier this month, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed a lawsuit brought under section 9 of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) because, instead of attacking a specific project or approval,…
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Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
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Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Four DWI Cases Granted Review by Minnesota Supreme Court

    Four DWI Cases Granted Review by Minnesota Supreme Court
    In less than six months after State v. Brooks, the Minnesota Supreme Court has granted petition for review in FOUR unpublished DWI cases to be decided in light of Brooks and McNeely. The first three cases are Isaacson, Moen, and Manska,…
  • Jul 16

    Dan Koewler Selected to the Rising Star List By Super Lawyers Magazine

    Dan Koewler Selected to the Rising Star List By Super Lawyers Magazine
      Daniel J. Koewler   Ramsay Law Firm is proud to announce that Dan Koewler was recently selected to the 2014 Minnesota "Rising Star" list maintained by Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the…
  • Jun 25

    Supreme Court Upholds Integrity of the Warrant Requirement

    Supreme Court Upholds Integrity of the Warrant Requirement
    Today, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued its long-awaited decision regarding the warrantless search of cell phones by law enforcement. In the decision of Riley v. California, an effectively unanimous Court concluded that…
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Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • Jul 22

    Limitation of Liability, or Who's Left Holding the Bag

    Limitation of Liability, or Who's Left Holding the Bag
    The Limitation of Liability Clause is an increasingly important aspect of contracts involving design professionals. The Clause provides a cap on damages in the event of a breach. On its face the Limitation of Liability Clause seems to be…
  • Jul 17

    Public Agencies May Soon Be Required to Accept Retainage Bond

    Public Agencies May Soon Be Required to Accept Retainage Bond
    Most public works construction projects in Washington require public agencies to withhold a certain percentage of each progress payment as retainage until the completion of the project.  In Washington, retainage of 5% is established as a…
  • Jul 10

    Ways to Make the Construction Dispute Resolution Process More Efficient and Less Expensive - Part II

    Ways to Make the Construction Dispute Resolution Process More Efficient and Less Expensive - Part II
    This post is Part II of our discussion on resolving construction disputes less expensively and more efficiently.[i]  Read Part I here. Arbitration is a form of dispute resolution that is particularly well suited to construction…
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LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

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

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jul 22

    Numerous Comments filed on Proposed Changes to DOE LNG Export Review Procedure

    Numerous Comments filed on Proposed Changes to DOE LNG Export Review Procedure
    Comments were filed recently by LNG industry players, public officials and private citizens on the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposal to change the procedures it employs to review LNG export applications.  The comments can…
  • Jul 22

    Alaska LNG Project Files DOE Export Application

    Alaska LNG Project Files DOE Export Application
    On Friday, Alaska LNG Project LLC (Applicants) filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) requesting long-term authorization to export 20 million metric tons per annum of LNG (approximately 929 Bcf/annum) from a proposed…
  • Jul 22

    Australia’s Woodside Seeks Canadian LNG Export Authority

    Australia’s Woodside Seeks Canadian LNG Export Authority
    The Financial Post reports that Woodside Energy Holdings Pty Ltd., an affiliate of Australia’s Woodside Petroleum, has filed an application with the Canadian National Energy Board to export 20 million tonnes of LNG per year for 25 years…
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Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Veterans' Needs 'Should Drive Where They Get Their Care'

    Veterans' Needs 'Should Drive Where They Get Their Care'
    Today's post is shared from kaiserhealh.net and illustrates the effort by Congress to provide more efficient medical delivery for veterans.On Capitol Hill, lawmakers resume work this week to resolve differences over legislation aimed at…
  • Jul 22

    CA DWC Issues Notice of Public Hearing on September 3 for Proposed Workers’ Comp Benefit Notice Regulations Amendment

    CA DWC Issues Notice of Public Hearing on September 3 for Proposed Workers’ Comp Benefit Notice Regulations Amendment
    Today's post was shared by WC CompNewsNetwork and comes from workerscompensation.com San Francisco, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) - The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) has issued a notice of public hearing on proposed amendments to the…
  • Jul 22

    Ask Well: Nanoparticles in Sunscreen

    Ask Well: Nanoparticles in Sunscreen
    Today's post is shared from nytimes.com. Workers' in an outdoor environment are exposed the the sun's rays. The question arises as to whether present protective measures, ie. sunscreens are more harmful than helpful.Titanium dioxide…
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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/
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